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LADY GAGA TO HEADLINE SUPER BOWL 51 HALFTIME SHOW ON KCBA

September 30, 2016 11:11 am

Lady Gaga will join the ranks of top leading divas to take the Super Bowl stage. The NFL announced on Thursday that Gaga will anchor the halftime show for Super Bowl 51 on February 5. 2017 from NRG stadium in Houston. The Super Bowl can be seen live …

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GOV. BROWN SIGNS OFF ON $10 MILLION FOR EARTHQUAKE WARNING SYSTEM

September 30, 2016 11:01 am

Earthquake early warning system closer to reality for California Gov. Jerry Brown on Thursday, Sept. 29, signed legislation that will put California on track for a long-awaited earthquake early warning system that officials said could begin in some are…

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LOMA FIRE DESTROYS 8 HOMES

September 29, 2016 10:13 pm

Firefighters now have the Loma Fire 34 percent contained. The flames have now burned more than 4400 acres since it started on Monday. It is an emotional time for people living in the area

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DONATIONS POUR N FOR THOSE FIGHTING LOMA FIRE

September 29, 2016 10:00 am

A wildfire burning in the Santa Cruz Mountains grew by about a thousand acres overnight. Cal Fire announced Thursday morning, that the Loma Fire grew to 3,849 acres. Containment remains at 22-percent. Evacuation orders were lifted Wednesday afternoon …

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ONE KILLED 100 INJURED IN NJ TRAIN CRASH

September 29, 2016 9:53 am

A commuter train crashed at a station in New Jersey during the Thursday morning rush, killing at least one person and injuring about 100 others, a number of them seriously, the authorities said.

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CALIFORNIA SUSPENDING BUSINESS WITH WELLS FARGO

September 28, 2016 10:10 pm

The state of California is imposing sanctions against Wells Fargo, including suspending investment in hundreds of millions of dollars in securities for the next year, because of revelations that the San Francisco-based bank created as many as 2 million…

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CAL FIRE GAINING UPPER HAND ON LOMA FIRE

September 28, 2016 10:07 pm

Evacuation orders were lifted Wednesday afternoon for Santa Cruz County residents who were told to leave their homes threatened by a 2,865-acre wildfire in the Santa Cruz Mountains, sheriff’s officials said. The Loma Fire that began around 2:45 p.m…

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FUNERAL SET FOR FRIDAY FOR SHIMON PERES

September 28, 2016 9:59 am

Some of the world’s most powerful figures will be at the service in Jerusalem on Friday, including US President Barack Obama. Mr. Peres’s condition had deteriorated after suffering a stroke two weeks ago. He was one of the last of a generation of Israe…

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BABY BORN WITH GENES FROM THREE PARENTS

September 28, 2016 9:54 am

In a medical first, a controversial new invitro fertilization technique using the genes from three people has resulted in the birth of a baby to a couple from Jordan. The boy’s mother carried genes for a disorder known as Leigh Syndrome, a fatal nerv…

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COOL TEMPS EXPECTED TO HELP IN LOMA FIRE

September 28, 2016 9:41 am

The Loma Fire burning in the Santa Cruz Mountains has now charred 2,250 acres and is now ten percent contained. Mandatory evacuations orders remain in effect for many people living in the area.

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