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Local & Regional Charter Communications buying Bright House Networks Charter Communications buying Bright House Networks (Video)
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KBAK/KBFX) - Charter Communications has announced today that they’ve reached a deal with Bright House Networks and are partnering up.

Charter is a new company to Kern County, but they were the fourth largest cable company in the United States.

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Local & Regional Charter Communications buying Bright House Networks (Video)
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KBAK/KBFX) - Charter Communications has announced today that they’ve reached a deal with Bright House Networks and are partnering up.

Charter is a new company to Kern County, but they were the fourth largest cable company in the United States.
National & World Lufthansa execs visit French Alps crash site where 150 died
Lufthansa's chief executive said Wednesday it will take "a long, long time" to understand what led to a deadly crash in the Alps last week — but refused to say what the airline knew about the mental health of the co-pilot suspected of deliberately destroying the plane.

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Local & Regional Bakersfield police improve 9-1-1 response times (Video)
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KBAK/KBFX) – In a police emergency, every second counts during the response.

"It could be the difference between life and death, between catching a suspect and not catching a suspect,” Bakersfield Police Sgt. Joe Grubbs said.

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Sports AP study projects average MLB salary tops $4M AP study projects average MLB salary tops $4M
NEW YORK (AP) — Even before the first pitch of the 2015 season is thrown, an eye-popping baseball record will be set.


The average salary when opening-day rosters are finalized Sunday will break the $4 million barrier for the first time, according to a study of all major league contracts by The Associated Press. Dodgers pitcher Clayton Kershaw tops players at $31 million and Los Angeles projects to open the season with a payroll at about $270 million, easily a record.

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Business Fast-food labor organizers plan actions for April 15 Fast-food labor organizers plan actions for April 15
Fast-food labor organizers say they're expanding the scope of their campaign for $15 an hour and unionization, this time with a day of actions including other low-wage workers and demonstrations on college campuses.

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Technology Internet outages reveal gaps in U.S. broadband infrastructure
Because Internet service is largely unregulated by the federal government and the states, decisions about network reliability are left to the service providers. Industry analysts say these companies generally do not build alternative routes, or redundancies.

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Health Brain injury awareness: Q&A (Video)
We spoke with an expert from the Center for Neuro Skills, as well as a family affected by the complications of brain injury.