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Local & Regional (New) California loosens sex offender residency restrictions
California will alter its 8-year-old ban preventing all registered sex offenders from living near schools or parks, state officials announced Thursday, instead imposing the restriction only on pedophiles and others whose sex crimes involved children.
Local & Regional New computer game arcade uses 'Internet currency' New computer game arcade uses 'Internet currency' (Video)
When Shamrock Social Gaming and Mining opened on Brundage Lane, Eyewitness news immediately got questions from viewers who were worried that is it catering to gamblers. As of Wednesday, local authorities said they could not comment on the operation.
Local & Regional Animal shelters let kids cozy up to pets at summer camps Animal shelters let kids cozy up to pets at summer camps
Thousands of youngsters ages 6 to 17 will attend day camps this summer at hundreds of animal shelters across the country. The urge to nurture animals starts early — especially with pets becoming key parts of families — giving rise to the popularity of programs that offer budding veterinarians and other young animal lovers a way to help dogs and cats and learn the responsibilities of owning pets.