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YouNews Breckenridge Gets Rain Breckenridge Gets Rain
Last Fridays storm brought little rain to the valley floor but it came down hard in the foothills of Breckenridge. Lightning and isolated showers kept me pinned inside my vehicle in an attempt to wait it out. After the rain let up I barely made it out after almost getting stuck in the mud.

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Local & Regional Amid California drought, fears rise of trees dying, falling Amid California drought, fears rise of trees dying, falling
As Californians and the communities they live in cut back water use and let lawns turn brown, arborists and state officials are worrying about a potentially dangerous ripple effect: City trees going neglected and becoming diseased or even collapsing.

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Sports Troubles haven't slowed down for NFL
The NFL's endless aggravation raged through an offseason marked by more crime and punishment, rules violations by owners, and the never-ending "Deflategate" saga.
Sports In a stunner, Padres make no major trades
While many in baseball expected general manager A.J. Preller to perhaps be as frenzied of a trader as he was in December, he made only a minor deal.
Sports Leake will make his Giants' debut Sunday at Texas
Mike Leake is replacing Tim Hudson in San Francisco's rotation, and the newly acquired right-hander will make his Giants' debut in their series finale Sunday at Texas.

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Home Move over grumpy cat, Earl is here Move over grumpy cat, Earl is here (Video)
Move over, grumpy cat. The Internet now has a cantankerous-but-cute face to adore. It belongs to a five-month old puggle -- a cross between a pug and a beagle. The Iowa pup has gained thousands of new followers on social media. Bailey Deitz introduces us to Earl the grumpy puppy.
Home 9-year-old raises $47k for sick friend 9-year-old raises $47k for sick friend (Video)
Some are calling her an angel, amazing and selfless. And she pretty much fits those descriptions perfectly! A 9-year old girl was hoping to raise a little money making bracelets to help her best friend with a rare skin disease, but that little turned into thousands! Stacey Spivey reports.

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Business U.S. paychecks grow at record-slow pace in 2nd quarter U.S. paychecks grow at record-slow pace in 2nd quarter
U.S. wages and benefits grew in the spring at the slowest pace in 33 years, stark evidence that stronger hiring isn't lifting paychecks much for most Americans. The slowdown also likely reflects a sharp drop-off in bonus and incentive pay for some workers.

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Technology Review: Windows 10 fixes annoyances in predecessor
With Windows 10, everyone gets along. There are still separate desktop and tablet modes, but you largely stick with one or the other depending on whether you have a keyboard.
Technology Motorola refreshes Android phones, offers better cameras
Motorola is refreshing its Android smartphones with better cameras and other improvements as it seeks to lure customers who want lower-cost alternatives to leading smartphones from Apple and Samsung.
Technology Microsoft launches Windows 10: Here's what that means
Microsoft's new Windows 10 operating system debuts Wednesday, as the longtime leader in PC software struggles to carve out a new role in a world where people increasingly rely on smartphones, tablets and information stored online.
Technology Software turns smartphones into tools for medical research
Jody Kearns doesn't like to spend time obsessing about her Parkinson's disease. The 56-year-old dietitian from Syracuse, New York, had to give up bicycling because the disorder affected her balance. But she still works, drives and tries to live a normal life.
Technology Could Twitter stop the next terrorist attack?
Social media giants including Twitter, Yahoo, Facebook and Google are pushing back against Senate legislation that would require them to alert federal authorities of any terrorist activity, according to industry and government officials.

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Business Tough week for social media stocks - no one is spared
It hasn't been an easy week in social media, despite double-digit revenue growth from Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook. Investors are looking beyond headline numbers and finding reasons to sell.

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Health Kern County adopts 'Laura's Law' for mentally ill (Video)
Kern on Tuesday became the ninth county in California to adopt the law, which grants greater authority to health departments to treat patients who have a history of refusing help for their illness.