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Local & Regional North HS student surprised with big scholarship (Video)
A graduating North High School student, Kelly Ayllon, was surprised Wednesday with a scholarship from Pacific Gas and Electric Co. The Bright Minds scholarship will give her as much as $20,000 per year for as many as five years to complete her undergraduate studies at the University of California, Los Angeles.
Health Study reveals flaws in gene testing; results often conflict
The first report from a big public-private project to improve genetic testing reveals it is not as rock solid as many people believe, with flaws that result in some people wrongly advised to worry about a disease risk and others wrongly told they can relax.
National & World Rick Santorum announces second White House run
Conservative culture warrior Rick Santorum launched a 2016 White House bid on Wednesday, vowing to fight for working-class Americans in a new election season that will test his influence — and focus on social issues — in a changing Republican Party.

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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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Sports A's Kazmir leaves start with shoulder tightness A's Kazmir leaves start with shoulder tightness
The struggling Athletics received yet another big blow to their pitching staff when Scott Kazmir was forced out of his latest start with tightness in his left shoulder.

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Home 6th grader speaks 7 languages 6th grader speaks 7 languages (Video)
For some of us, learning another language is on our bucket list. But reporter Natalia Martinez found one young man who's already got several languages under his belt. And he's only in the 6th grade! Mohamed Nashaz has blown his teachers away with his ability not only to learn, but also to help others.
Home Humpday Dance featuring the Jay Smith Group Humpday Dance featuring the Jay Smith Group (Video)
Every Wednesday morning, we feature a local band and dance to their music. This week, the Jay Smith Group helps us dance. Watch as morning forecaster Aaron Perlman tries to do "The Elaine" from the TV show "Seinfeld."

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Technology YouTube's 1st decade shows sharing free content pays off
YouTube's legacy extends beyond its pioneering role in the Internet's video revolution. The 10-year-old site provided a stage for exhibitionists, narcissists and activists to broadcast their opinions, show off their talents, expose abuses or just pass along their favorite clips of movies, TV shows, music, cute kittens and other interests.
Technology FAA unveils next-generation message system to reduce delays
A system that replaces verbal communication between pilots and air traffic controllers with computerized messages was unveiled Thursday by federal aviation officials, who said the system will reduce delays during weather events and cut down on errors.

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Business U.S. bank earnings up 6.9 percent in 1st quarter
U.S. banks' earnings rose 6.9 percent in the first quarter from a year earlier as revenues increased, delinquent loans continued to fall and the number of "problem" banks reached a six-year low.

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Health Porn actors say proposed safety rules go too far
A state proposal that would roll out strict safety standards for California porn productions to prevent the transmission of sexually transmitted diseases has drawn criticism from adult film workers who feel the regulations go too far.