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Sports Bakersfield Condors name new coach Bakersfield Condors name new coach
Jean-François Houle takes over the ECHL Condors, coming off their best season that culminated with a trip to the conference finals.

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Sports Bakersfield Condors name new coach
Jean-François Houle takes over the ECHL Condors, coming off their best season that culminated with a trip to the conference finals.

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YouNews Walker Pass and the Milky Way Walker Pass and the Milky Way
Our night sky can be very dramatic here in Kern County under the right conditions. Here is one of those such nights where all the elements aligned.

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Entertainment Review: 'Lucy' won't stretch your brain capacity Review: 'Lucy' won't stretch your brain capacity
So let's start with the enticing premise of Luc Besson's "Lucy," starring Scarlett Johansson: Human beings only use 10 percent of their brain capacity. Imagine what it would be like if we could access all of it?

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National & World Meat supplier in China scandal has global reach Meat supplier in China scandal has global reach
It isn't a household name, but the company at the center of a food scandal in China helps make some of the world's most popular foods, including the Big Macs and Quarter Pounders served at McDonald's locations.
National & World Cruz suggests flight ban is boycott of Israel
Republican Sen. Ted Cruz on Wednesday questioned whether President Barack Obama used a federal agency to impose an economic boycott on Israel after the Federal Aviation Administration banned U.S. airline flights to Tel Aviv because of safety concerns amid fighting between Israel and Hamas.
National & World U.S. pushes for truce as Gaza battle rages(Photo Gallery)
Israeli troops battled Hamas militants on Wednesday near a southern Gaza Strip town as the top U.S. diplomat reported progress in efforts to broker a truce in a war that has so far killed at least 684 Palestinians and 31 Israelis.

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Sports Clippers CEO: Sterling staying would be 'disaster' Clippers CEO: Sterling staying would be 'disaster'
Coach Doc Rivers has said he'll resign from the Los Angeles Clippers if Donald Sterling remains owner, the team's interim CEO testified, saying such a move would be a "disaster" for the franchise.
Sports Raiders start to arrive for start of camp
Shortly after checking in a day before the Oakland Raiders begin training camp, Charles Woodson packed his family into a white SUV for a quick afternoon drive.
Sports CEO: Rivers to quit Clippers if Sterling stays
Los Angeles Clippers interim CEO Richard Parsons testified Tuesday that coach Doc Rivers told him he'll quit if Donald Sterling remains the owner of the team.
Sports Yankees get Headley from Padres for Solarte, DePaula
Trying to add offense at third base, the New York Yankees have acquired Chase Headley from the San Diego Padres for infielder Yangervis Solarte and right-hander Rafael De Paula.

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Home 99-year-old golfer still hitting the links 99-year-old golfer still hitting the links(Video)
An elderly Missouri man is living out his golden years on the links. The 99-year-old is rarely seen without a golf club. And, as Frank Cusumano shows us, it could be what keeps him going.

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Technology Get paid for posts? Social networking's new twist Get paid for posts? Social networking's new twist
Facebook and most other social networks are built on the premise that just about everything should be shared -except the money those posts produce. At least two services are trying to change that.
Business Retail trade group reduces annual sales forecast Retail trade group reduces annual sales forecast
The nation's largest retail trade group has pared its annual sales forecast because of slower-than-expected growth during the first half of the year tied to winter storms and lingering economic woes.
Business Women business owners face gender gap, report says Women business owners face gender gap, report says
Women who own small business are still far behind their male counterparts when it comes to getting loans and government contracts, a congressional report said Wednesday.

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Technology Verizon launches rewards program with tracking
Verizon Wireless is launching a nationwide loyalty program this week for its 100-million-plus subscribers. There's a twist, though: To earn points for every dollar spent, subscribers must consent to have their movements tracked.
Technology Amazon rolls out 'Netflix-for-books' style service
Amazon is rolling out a new subscription service that will allow unlimited access to thousands of electronic books and audiobooks for $9.99 a month in the online giant's latest effort to attract more users.
Technology After hybrid success, Toyota gambles on fuel cell
Rocket science long dismissed as too impractical and expensive for everyday cars is getting a push into the mainstream by Toyota, the world's top-selling automaker.

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Business Trump: D.C. hotel will be among world's best
Donald Trump says his new hotel in the Old Post Office building in downtown Washington "will be one of the fine ... and maybe the finest" hotels in the world.
Business Delta Air Lines 2nd quarter profit rises 17 percent
Delta Air Lines Inc. said Wednesday that second-quarter earnings rose 17 percent, topping analysts' expectations, as passengers flew more miles at higher average fares and fuel spending declined.
Business Microsoft CEO sees 'bold' plan as 4Q tops Street
Microsoft Corp. CEO Satya Nadella painted an upbeat vision of the future Tuesday, saying that the next version of Windows will be unified across screens of all sizes and that two money-losing units - Nokia phones and Bing search - would become profitable in 2016.

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Health California firm issues nationwide fruit recall
A Central California company is recalling specific lots of its fresh peaches, plums, nectarines and pluots sold nationwide over concerns of possible listeria contamination.
Health FBI issues warning about air conditioner coolant
As the U.S. tries to phase out a polluting refrigerant that is used in millions of air conditioners across the country, unapproved coolant is popping up on the market - with potentially dangerous consequences.