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California Gray Wolf: Decision Delayed on Protecting Rare Breed

The gray wolf endangered species was considered by The California Fish and Game Commission Wednesday in an effort to protect the rare breed. After failing to come up with a unanimous agreement, the commission of five members decided to delay the decision. A gray wolf-known as OR-7-that crossed into Northern California from Oregon is the only known breed of his …

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Flight Diverted After Man Tries To Open Door

On Monday, authorities revealed that a flight, headed from Chicago to Sacramento, was diverted to Eppley Airfield in Omaha Nebraska after a man tried to open a cabin door mid-flight. The Southwest Airlines flight had been in the air for nearly an hour when 23-year-old Joshua Carl Suggs made the attempt to open the door. Luckily, the flight attendants and …

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This Is How Leonardo Dicaprio REALLY Dances

It keeps popping up on your Facebook feed but you’re not sure what the hell it is. One could say it’s the modern day version of Lollapalooza, or, arguably, Woodstock. It’s where the resurrection of Tupac via hologram happened, where Jack White had an emotional hang-up, The Flaming Lips rolled on their audience in a giant human hamster ball, and now, in 2014, where Leonardo …

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California Bus Crash: No Evidence Of Pre-Crash Fire

The investigation into the fatal collision involving a FedEx truck and a college tour bus continued Sunday. Eyewitnesses to the scene claim that the truck appeared to be on fire before it crashed into the college tour bus. Despite what witnesses to the crash have said, officials stated that at present there’s no evidence the FedEx truck was burning before …

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California Bus Crash: FedEx Semi Didn’t Brake

The investigation of a devastating California highway crash involving a FedEx tractor-trailer and college tour bus has revealed startling new details as to what happened. On Thursday a FedEx truck traveling south on I-5 crossed a grassy median and collided with a college tour bus. Soon after there was a fiery explosion. The fatal collision resulted in the deaths of …

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Cruise Ship Illnesses Continue to Spread on Crown Princess

An illness on the Crown Princess cruise ship continues to affect passengers on the vessel. The ship has been on a seven-day voyage visiting ports in California, which includes stops in San Diego, Santa Barbara, San Francisco, and Los Angeles. A norovirus was detected and was said to be very contagious. It generally causes nausea, diarrhea, stomach cramping, and other flu-like symptoms. The …

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Orca Shows: Bill Stemming from ‘Blackfish’ Documentary is Deferred

The show will go on–for now. Following the fallout from the Blackfish documentary, an assemblyman in California proposed legislation that would end orca shows in the state–namely at SeaWorld San Diego. To the dismay of many animal rights activists, the bill was deferred until at least next year. The Orca Welfare and Safety Act bill (also called the “Blackfish bill”) …

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Ocean Baptism Ends in Tragic Drowning

If you’ve ever lived near a beach, you’ve seen them do it. Whole church-loads of people show up, make their way out into the surf, and begin baptizing folks who want to be baptized. The events draw lots of onlookers. And it certainly is a memorable way to do it, kind of a combination of a traditional “Shall We Gather …

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Aftershocks Shake Southern California

After a magnitude-5.1 earthquake hit La Habra near Los Angeles Friday evening, more than 100 aftershocks have rattled the Southland area since, with the largest being a magnitude 4.1, which hit at 2:32 p.m. Saturday near Rowland Heights. The tremors were also felt in Culver City, Brea, Studio City and Whittier. Caltech seismologists said Friday’s earthquake was at a depth …

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Tornadoes in California Cause Limited Damage

Since last summer, San Francisco, California has received less than half the average amount of rainfall it usually sees over the course of one year. A supercell, which hit the mainland from the Pacific on Wednesday, however, has brought much needed rain, and more, to the Bay Area. At 6:15 pm Wednesday afternoon, the city of Roseville, Ca experienced an …

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Revenge Porn Ban to Be Proposed at Federal Level

While various efforts to ban so-called “revenge porn” have been taken at the state level, there hasn’t yet been a push at the federal level to enact laws to criminalize non-consensual online distribution of sexual content. According to reports, this is about to change. US News says that California Representative Jackie Speier, a Democrat, is going to introduce legislation “sometime …

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Rat Poison Banned; Illegal Pot Operations to Blame

Regulators in California have decided to ban certain types of rat poisons, according to the Times-Standard. But it’s not because they don’t have any problems with rats. Environmental groups have been suing various county and state government agencies in California over the poisons because they are making their way into other wildlife ecospheres. This has led to the state Department …

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