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Local & Regional Former NFL player charged in prison murder Former NFL player charged in prison murder
The Kern County District Attorney’s Office has filed charges against a former professional football player who is accused of killing his cellmate at Kern Valley State Prison.

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Local & Regional Former NFL player charged in prison murder
The Kern County District Attorney’s Office has filed charges against a former professional football player who is accused of killing his cellmate at Kern Valley State Prison.

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YouNews Breckenridge Gets Rain Breckenridge Gets Rain
Last Fridays storm brought little rain to the valley floor but it came down hard in the foothills of Breckenridge. Lightning and isolated showers kept me pinned inside my vehicle in an attempt to wait it out. After the rain let up I barely made it out after almost getting stuck in the mud.

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Sports CBS to stream some regular-season NFL games for 1st time CBS to stream some regular-season NFL games for 1st time
The network said Tuesday that the Oct. 4 matchup in London between the New York Jets and Miami Dolphins will be streamed. That kicks off at 9:30 a.m. Eastern time. The Thanksgiving afternoon game between Carolina and Dallas will also be streamed.
Sports Chargers run game still struggling despite offseason moves
"We are just trying to get better as a team," coach Mike McCoy said after Tuesday's practice. "There are pluses and minuses. There are plays that look really good and there are plays that have a lack of finish or lack of execution."
Sports USOC endorses Los Angeles for 2024 Olympics bid
The U.S. Olympic Committee on Tuesday named Los Angeles as its candidate for the 2024 Games, replacing Boston's soured bid and marking a comeback for LA's dream of becoming a three-time Olympic host.

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Home Thousands of bats take over school gym Thousands of bats take over school gym (Video)
Halloween is weeks away, but you wouldn't know it at an elementary school in Missouri. Bats -- thousands of bats -- are haunting the attic in the school gym. Kadee Brosseau reports the problem is so bad, students have to take P.E. somewhere else.

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Technology Tech Tips: Windows 10 privacy settings worth checking Tech Tips: Windows 10 privacy settings worth checking
Microsoft's new Windows 10 system offers more personalization than before, but it also collects more data than people might be used to on PCs, from contacts and appointments to their physical location and even Wi-Fi passwords.

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Investigations Drag racing, dumping: City promises to step up patrols Drag racing, dumping: City promises to step up patrols (Video)
One week after voicing his complaints, a southeast Bakersfield neighbor says he's getting results. The piles of junk have been cleaned off the roadway, and city officials promise more patrols to clean that up and watch for illegal drag racing on Redbank Road between South Oswell and South Sterling Road.

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Technology What's in a billion? Facebook users hit milestone in 1 day
You, your mom, your grandma and elementary school buddy Lawrence might have been some of the billion people who logged in to Facebook on Monday — the first time that has happened in a single day. That's right, one billion people, or one-seventh of the Earth's population.
Technology Pentagon funding new high-tech venture
Defense Secretary Ash Carter will announce Friday that the Pentagon is funding a new venture to develop cutting-edge electronics and sensors that can flex and stretch and could be built into clothing or the skins of ships and aircraft.

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Entertainment Horror movie director Wes Craven dies at 76
It's hard enough to redefine a genre once in a career, but horror virtuoso Wes Craven managed to do it twice. The prolific writer-director, who died Sunday at age 76, ushered in two distinct eras of suburban slashers.

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Health Study: Tiny, wireless pacemaker could be surgery-free option
A tiny, wireless pacemaker could offer some heart patients a surgery-free alternative to the traditional devices, a new study says. Some doctors, however, say there are lingering safety questions and warned patients not to rush to get the new technology.
Health Amgen wins approval for second biotech cholesterol drug
Amgen Inc. has won federal approval for the second medicine in a new class of pricey biotech drugs that reduce artery-clogging cholesterol more than older statin drugs that have been used for decades.