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Local & Regional Officer-involved shooting in Shafter Officer-involved shooting in Shafter (Video)
Deputies with the Kern County Sheriff's Office have confirmed an officer-involved shooting around Golden Oak Elementary School in Shafter, near the intersection of W Lerdo Hwy and Wall St.
Local & Regional Bakersfield WWII vet honored in Italy two years after his death Bakersfield WWII vet honored in Italy two years after his death (Video)
Two years after his death, a Bakersfield veteran is being honored by a city in Italy for his unique contribution to their history. Edward Reep was a soldier-artist who captured photos of the day 70 years ago when the city of Bologna was liberated in World War Two. Reep took photos of a spontaneous shrine citizens erected, and later painted that scene. His record helped the community regain part of their history.

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Local & Regional Officer-involved shooting in Shafter (Video)
Deputies with the Kern County Sheriff's Office have confirmed an officer-involved shooting around Golden Oak Elementary School in Shafter, near the intersection of W Lerdo Hwy and Wall St.
Local & Regional Bakersfield WWII vet honored in Italy two years after his death (Video)
Two years after his death, a Bakersfield veteran is being honored by a city in Italy for his unique contribution to their history. Edward Reep was a soldier-artist who captured photos of the day 70 years ago when the city of Bologna was liberated in World War Two. Reep took photos of a spontaneous shrine citizens erected, and later painted that scene. His record helped the community regain part of their history.
Local & Regional (New) Questions raised after officer-involved shooting in Shafter (Video)
Some neighbors in this community are raising questions after Shafter Police shoot and kill a man allegedly armed with a knife. Rodolfo Velazquez, 47, has been identified as the man shot by three officers in an alley near Golden Oak Elementary School. The Kern County District Attorney's office will handle the shooting investigation.
Local & Regional 20th anniversary of Oklahoma City bombing
A cargo truck laden with more than two tons of explosives was detonated in front of Oklahoma City's nine-story federal building on April 19, 1995 — an act of terrorism that at the time was the worst such attack ever committed on U.S. soil.

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Local & Regional Marine helicopter is forced to land on California beach
A Marine Corps helicopter twice the size of a humpback whale made an emergency landing on a Southern California beach on Wednesday, bringing no damages or injuries but leaving an unforgettable spectacle for surrounding swimmers and sunbathers.

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Sports Study: MLB racial and gender hiring numbers remain stagnant
The annual report issued Wednesday by Richard Lapchick's Institute for Diversity and Ethics in Sport at the University of Central Florida gave MLB an A grade in racial hiring and C in gender hiring.

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Home Tortoise plays chase with terrier Tortoise plays chase with terrier (Video)
Sheldon, an 8-year-old sulfate tortoise, and Dolly, a 3-year-old American pit bull terrier, became fast friends after being rescued in Texas. Their owner says they love to play chase around the yard.

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Business Gauge of US economy rises 0.2 percent in March Gauge of US economy rises 0.2 percent in March
An index designed to predict the future health of the economy slowly crept upward for the third straight month, a sign that the pace of growth has been weakening since the start of 2015.

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Technology PC sales decline to lowest level in 6 years
Weak demand for desktop computers caused PC sales to plunge again in the first quarter of this year, reflecting the industry's ongoing struggles with the shift to smartphones, tablets and other mobile gadgets.

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Entertainment Physicians want Dr. Oz gone from Columbia medical faculty
Columbia University has not removed TV celebrity doctor Mehmet Oz from his faculty position as a group of top doctors have demanded, citing his "egregious lack of integrity" for promoting what they call "quack treatments."
Entertainment Ex-rap mogul 'Suge' Knight to stand trial on murder charge
Former rap music mogul Marion "Suge" Knight must stand trial on murder and attempted-murder charges for striking two men with his pickup truck, killing one and seriously injuring the other, a judge ruled Thursday.

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Business Trade-off: Deal splits Democrats between business, labor
President Barack Obama pushed back Friday against Democrats who oppose a bipartisan accord on trade, dismissing their stand as a "ratification of the status quo" that would give countries like China a leg up on global commerce.
Business Citigroup slims down, boosts profits
Citigroup kept a lid on costs and that helped boost its bottom line last quarter. The big bank continues to slim down following the financial crisis.

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Health Survey: Nearly 9 in 10 U.S. adults now have health insurance
Underlining a change across the nation, nearly 9 out of 10 adults now say they have health insurance, according to an extensive survey released Monday. As recently as 2013, slightly more than 8 out of 10 had coverage.
Health San Joaquin Community Hospital hosts NICU reunion (Video)
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KBAK/KBFX) - San Joaquin Community Hospital celebrated six years since its neonatal intensive care unit opened with a reunion for the caregivers and babies born at its NICU.