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Marcia Kitchen plans to enter plea in Fortuna vehicular manslaughter case

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38-year-old Redway man dies after motorcycle hits tree, CHP says

The Times-Standard The following is a press release from the California Highway Patrol: On July 23, 2018, at approximately 1750 hours, a 2012 Kawasaki motorcycle, driven by 38 year old, Brian J. Hemphill, of Redway, was traveling eastbound...

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    Today in History

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    2 shot during South Florida high school football game

    WELLINGTON, Fla. (AP) A high school football stadium was evacuated after gunshots rang out during a practice football game in South Florida on Friday night in what authorities say stemmed from an altercation between students.Palm Beach County...

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    Jury awards more than $242 million for Lexus seat defects

    DALLAS (AP) A Texas jury has awarded more than $242 million to a Dallas-area family who sued Toyota over what they said were defective front seats in their Lexus sedan.Benjamin and Kristi Reavis alleged defects caused their front seat backs in...

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    Witnesses: No reason for Texas police to fire into car

    DALLAS (AP) Teenagers who witnessed a police shooting that killed a high school freshman in Texas testified on Friday that there was no reason for the ex-officer to fire into the car carrying the victim and four other black teenagers.The...

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    Police: Man steals patrol car, school bus in California

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) A man who allegedly stole a California Highway Patrol car, drove it onto a college campus and used it to commandeer a school bus was arrested Friday after students on the bus jumped him, authorities and witnesses...

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    Former Iowa Congressman Leonard Boswell dies

    DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) Former U.S. Rep. Leonard Boswell, an Iowa farmer and soldier turned politician who served 16 years in Congress, has died. He was 84.The Democrat and former state Senate president, died at a Des Moines hospital on Friday...

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    Video shows North Carolina police strike man with baton

    RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) North Carolina authorities are investigating video that appears to show an officer using a baton to hit a black man who's already on the ground.Video of the altercation posted Friday on Facebook had more than 40,000 views....

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    Still using assumed name, man gets 20 years in drug case

    GRETNA, La. (AP) A man whose true name remains a mystery has been sentenced to 20 years in prison by a suburban New Orleans judge for possessing roughly $600,000 worth of cocaine.The 35-year-old Gretna resident was convicted by a jury on July...

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    Ex-prosecutor who helped drug dealers for sex gets probation

    BEDFORD, Pa. (AP) A former Pennsylvania district attorney who tipped off female drug dealers and gave them lenient treatment in exchange for sex was sentenced to eight years of probation on Friday.Bill Higgins repeatedly apologized for his...

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    Alex Jones accused of destroying evidence in defamation case

    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) Conspiracy theorist Alex Jones was accused in court filings Friday of destroying evidence relevant to the case of families from Sandy Hook Elementary School who are suing him for claiming the massacre was a hoax.Attorneys for...

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