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Sports March Meet roars into Kern County this weekend
Kern County will be the center of the drag-racing world this weekend. The annual March Meet will feature more than 500 competitors at the Auto Club Famoso Raceway.

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Local & Regional (New) GOP lawmaker in California launches bid for US Senate
A two-term Republican legislator who has sought to broaden the appeal of the party with Hispanics launched an uphill campaign Thursday to become the next U.S. senator from California, a state that hasn't sent a GOP senator to Washington since the 1980s.

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Sports (New) NFL teams look for bargains, avoid busts in free agency
For every Peyton Manning scooped up at a relative bargain by Denver, there's an Albert Haynesworth waiting to go bust. The result is dead money hanging around the books for years that not even the league's rising salary cap can erase completely.

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Home Weasel flies on woodpecker Weasel flies on woodpecker (Video)
T's a bird! It's a plane... No wait... It's a weasel... On the back of a bird!? What? The story behind this photo and hashtag-weasel-pecker straight from the photographer. Jeannie Moos has more.

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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.

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Business U.S. factory orders slip for third month in a row
Orders to factories edged down 0.2 percent in January following declines of 3.5 percent in December and 1.7 percent in November, the Commerce Department said Thursday.

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Health FDA issues ultrasound warning (Video)
Getting an ultrasound can be an exciting time for most soon-to-be parents. A 3D ultrasound usually tends to hype up that excitement, as most features of the unborn child are shown. The U.S. Drug and Food Administration is now issuing a warning when it comes to those keepsake photos.
Health Children in Southern California breathing easier, study says
Children in recent years breathed cleaner air and had stronger lungs compared to those who were studied two decades earlier, researchers found. The improved health coincided with drastic reductions in pollution in the Los Angeles basin and surrounding areas as air quality regulators cracked down on emissions from tailpipes and smokestacks.
Health 2nd Los Angeles hospital reports 'superbug' infections
Four patients at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center have been infected with an antibiotic-resistant "superbug" linked to a type of medical scope that's used on more than a half-million people in the U.S. every year, the hospital said Wednesday.
Health California lawmaker pushes child care worker vaccinations
In the wake of one of the worst measles outbreaks in recent history, a California lawmaker proposed a bill Wednesday that would require all child care and pre-school workers to get vaccinated against several contagious diseases.