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Southwest Air Flight Makes Emergency Landing at LAX

May 27, 2015 10:33 am

LOS ANGELES — A Southwest Airlines plane with 75 passengers aboard made an emergency landing at Los Angeles International Airport after a warning light showed there might be smoke in the cargo hold. The Boeing 737 heading from San Jose to San Diego landed safely around 10 p.m. Tuesday and was immediately met by firefighters. […]

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Warriors Ready For Game 5

May 27, 2015 10:24 am

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — One play. One fall. One bad break. That’s all it takes to shift a series and derail a dream season. Stephen Curry and the Golden State Warriors found out how fragile a championship chase can be in their Game 4 loss at Houston when the NBA MVP took a scary spill […]

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Storm Related Death Toll Increases to 13 In Texas

May 26, 2015 10:20 pm

Widespread flooding caused by heavy rains in Texas and Oklahoma left 17 dead and 40 missing or unaccounted for, in addition to more than 4,000 damaged properties and 2,500 abandoned vehicles in the Houston area alone, Mayor Annise Parker said Tuesday afternoon.

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Charter Pay $55 Billion To Buy Time Warner Cable

May 26, 2015 10:08 am

Charter Communications confirmed Tuesday it will purchase Time Warner Cable for $55 billion in a deal that would merge the second and third biggest U.S. cable companies and create a larger rival to Comcast Corp.

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Phone Threats Disrupt Air Travel

May 26, 2015 10:04 am

A series of anonymous phone threats against commercial airliners on Monday forced authorities to conduct searches of flights at New York’s Kennedy Airport and also scrutinize flights in Newark and Boston, authorities said.

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Severe Texas Storms Kill Six

May 26, 2015 10:01 am

HOUSTON—A storm system that caused massive flooding in Oklahoma and central Texas over the Memorial Day holiday swept into Houston overnight, inundating homes and major thoroughfares. At least six people were killed in the two states, authorities said.

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Disneyland Celebrates 60th Anniversary With Marathon of Fun

May 22, 2015 9:34 am

This year is the 60th anniversary of the opening of the world’s most famous theme park, Disneyland. The festivities and celebrations for this diamond anniversary will begin May 22. Disneyland opened its doors on July 17, 1955 in Anaheim in sunny Southern California, and for the last 60 years has entertained families from all over […]

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Raw Tuna Sushi Causes Illness in 9 States

May 21, 2015 10:13 pm

LOS ANGELES – A salmonella outbreak likely linked to raw tuna has sickened 53 people in nine states, health officials said Thursday. Most of the cases — 31 — are in California, officials at the California Department of Public Health said. Other affected states include Arizona, Illinois, Mississippi, New Mexico, South Dakota, Virginia, Washington and […]

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4.1 Quake Hits Napa

May 21, 2015 10:06 pm

A 4.1 magnitude earthquake struck in California’s Napa Valley Thursday night, the U.S. Geological Survey confirms. The temblor struck about 9 miles north of Napa, about 14 miles northeast of Sonoma and about 42 miles west-southwest of Sacramento, the state capital, according to the agency. The closest city to where the quake struck is Yountville, […]

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Hartnell Approves Policy for a Smoke-Free Campus

May 21, 2015 12:08 pm

Salinas, CA – The Hartnell Community College Governing Board has announced that they approved a policy to make their campus smoke-free. The Board of Trustees approved the policy unanimously at its second reading on Tuesday, May 5, 2015.  Superintendent/President, Dr. Willard Lewallen, stated, “The HCCD is committed to providing a healthy learning environment and to promoting healthful […]

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