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Investigations Kern County cleans up illegal dump site (Video)
Last week, Angela Green brought our attention to illegal dumping in her neighborhood. The strip of land as long as a football field was covered with broken televisions, tires, beer bottles and garbage.
Business PG&E penalized $1.4 billion for deadly pipeline blast (Video)
California regulatory judges issued a $1.4 billion penalty on Tuesday against the state's largest utility for a lethal 2010 gas pipeline explosion that engulfed a suburban San Francisco neighborhood in flames, killing eight people and prompting national alerts about the oversight of aging pipelines.

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YouNews 7 year old misdiagnosed. Very sick now. 7 year old misdiagnosed. Very sick now.
this is the story about my 7 year old niece McKenzie who fell sick 2 days ago in Redding Calif., and was told twice by the emergency room Drs. that she was basically alright and to just go home.

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Entertainment Family: Joan Rivers on life support Family: Joan Rivers on life support
Joan Rivers' family is confirming that the comedian is on life support after going into cardiac arrest last week during a procedure at a doctor's office.

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Local & Regional Bullet-train foes seek state Supreme Court review Bullet-train foes seek state Supreme Court review
Opponents of California's $68 billion high-speed rail project submitted an appeal Tuesday to the state Supreme Court, asking it to overturn a lower court's ruling that allowed the project to proceed despite questions about whether it complies with promises made to voters.

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National & World 350 more troops assigned to US Embassy in Baghdad
The U.S. is adding 350 more troops to help protect the American Embassy in Baghdad and its support facilities in the capital, raising the number of U.S. forces in the country to over 1,000, officials said Tuesday.
National & World Nicaragua calls off search for 4 missing miners
Nicaragua's government said Tuesday it has called off a search for as many as seven missing miners because cave-ins made the effort too dangerous to continue, and hopes have faded that anyone could be found alive after five days.

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Sports Carr knows being named starter just the beginning Carr knows being named starter just the beginning
Oakland rookie Derek Carr will start the season opener against the New York Jets, becoming the first Raiders quarterback to start the first game of his rookie season.
Sports NFL suspends Irsay 6 games, fines him $500,000
The NFL suspended Jim Irsay for the first six games of the season and fined him $500,000 for violating its personal conduct policy, coming down hard on the Indianapolis Colts owner Tuesday just hours after he pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor stemming from an embarrassing March traffic stop.

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Mornings Watch Aaron's Tuesday forecast Watch Aaron's Tuesday forecast (Video)
Aaron Perlman brings you the weather forecast every Monday through Friday. Be sure to watch him from 5-7 a.m. on KBAK CBS and 7-9 a.m. on KBFX Fox.
Technology Netflix unveils new way to share recommendations Netflix unveils new way to share recommendations
Netflix is giving its Internet video subscribers a more discreet way to recommend movies and TV shows to their Facebook friends after realizing most people don't want to share their viewing habits with large audiences.
Business US home prices rose at slower pace in July US home prices rose at slower pace in July
U.S. home prices rose in July but at a slower rate compared with earlier this year. The moderating price increases could help support sales.

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Technology Sony wooing Japanese to PS4 with Dragon Quest
ony is trying to woo Japanese game fans to the PlayStation 4 home console that went on sale in November in the U.S. and Europe, but didn't arrive at stores here until February.
Technology 'Halo' makers shed light on live-action series (Photo Gallery)
The overseers of the popular franchise at 343 Industries announced Saturday at the PAX Prime gaming convention that the upcoming live-action "Halo" series would take place on a surviving fragment of the Alpha Ring, the intergalactic locale from the original "Halo: Combat Evolved" sci-fi shooter.
Technology Cleveland welcomes growing field of server farms
Northeast Ohio is hardly ready to usurp Silicon Valley as a high-tech mecca, but a growing number of data centers are choosing to locate in and around Cleveland to take advantage of cheap power, an abundance of fiber-optic cable and one of the safest environments in the country for storing digital information.
Technology Bill could spell end to secret student social media monitoring (Video)
Some school districts in California are paying third-party companies to monitor and save students social media posts.
A concern is raised because many of these social media posts, including pictures, are stored long term by the third-party companies and parents are not aware.

Now a bill, AB 1442, that would put a stop to the long-term storage of the student’s data has passed the legislature and is now on the governor’s desk.
Technology Ecuador heralds digital currency plans
Ecuador is planning to create the world's first government-issued digital currency, which some analysts believe could be a first step toward abandoning the country's existing currency, the U.S. dollar, which the government cannot control.

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Entertainment Justin Bieber faces new assault charge in Ontario
Canadian pop star Justin Bieber faces new charges after police said Tuesday he was arrested for dangerous driving and assault following a collision between a minivan and an ATV that led to a physical altercation in southwestern Ontario.
Entertainment Carrie Underwood announces pregnancy
Country star Carrie Underwood and NHL player Mike Fisher chose the Labor Day holiday to announce they are expecting their first child.
Entertainment Willie Nelson refuses to give up pot in Texas
Pot smoker Willie Nelson is refusing to slow down on his marijuana intake when he tours through his native Texas because he can afford the fines he's handed for breaking the state's strict possession laws.

Business News

Business US construction spending up 1.8 percent in July
U.S. construction spending staged a strong rebound in July, rising by the largest amount in more than two years. All major categories of construction showed gains in an encouraging sign that spending on building projects will help boost the economy in the second half of this year.

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Health Tax forms could pose challenge for HealthCare.gov
If you got health coverage through President Barack Obama's law this year, you'll need a new form from your insurance exchange before you can file your tax return next spring.