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Local & Regional Charter Communications buying Bright House Networks (New) 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.
Local & Regional The Alliance offers information and help for victims of sexual violence (New) The Alliance offers information and help for victims of sexual violence (Video)
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KBAK/KBFX) - After police released additional details of what they believe happened before a southwest Bakersfield home erupted in flames Friday morning at the hands of an alleged rapist, viewers throughout the county expressed concern for the victim.

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Local & Regional (New) 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.
Local & Regional (New) The Alliance offers information and help for victims of sexual violence (Video)
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KBAK/KBFX) - After police released additional details of what they believe happened before a southwest Bakersfield home erupted in flames Friday morning at the hands of an alleged rapist, viewers throughout the county expressed concern for the victim.
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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Local & Regional Federal agents charged with stealing digital currency
Two former federal agents were charged with fraud in the theft of digital currency during an investigation into an online black market known as Silk Road that let users buy and sell drugs and other illegal items, authorities said Monday.

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National & World Obama commutes sentences of 22 people in federal prison
President Barack Obama on Tuesday shortened the prison sentences of nearly two dozen drug convicts, including eight serving life in prison, in an act the White House said continues Obama's push to make the justice system fairer by reducing harsh sentences that were handed down under outdated guidelines.

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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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Entertainment Wife, children of Robin Williams try to avoid court battle
The wife and adult children of Robin Williams agreed Monday to meet outside court to try to resolve their dispute over a tuxedo he was married in, photographs taken on his 60th birthday and other items belonging to the late actor.

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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.