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Loleta Volunteer Fire Department acquires new equipment

By Mary Bullwinkel |

In case you missed it: Friendly City cheers Fourth

The Friendly City of Fortuna has been celebrating our Nation’s Independence Day one day early for the last several years, and this year was no different. A spectacular fireworks show lit up the sky above Newburg Park last Friday, to culminate t...

By Mary Bullwinkel |


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    10 Things to Know for Today

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:1. NATO MEETS IN EMERGENCY SESSIONTurkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says Turkey is asking the alliance to be prepared to help his country...

    The Associated Press|

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    Theater shooting: No red flags reported at time of gun sale

    CARROLLTON, Ga. (AP) John Russell Houser's mental problems were well known to many, though perhaps not to the store that sold him the .40-caliber handgun used in a deadly attack on a Louisiana movie theater. A federal background check came back...

    By Ray Henry, Associated Press|

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    Florida congressional delegation will see upheaval in 2016

    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) Republican Sen. Marco Rubio's presidential ambitions and a court ruling tossing out several congressional district maps will cause upheaval among Florida's representation in Washington, including political complications...

    By Brendan Farrington, AP Political Writer|

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    Few clues emerge on fate of teens missing on fishing trip

    JUPITER, Fla. (AP) Rescuers endured a fourth night of an anxious search for two young Floridians born and bred as boaters who went missing on the high seas.The Coast Guard scoured an area the size of West Virginia with no sign of the boaters by...

    By Matt Sedensky, Associated Press|

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    True-crime author Ann Rule dies at age 83

    SEATTLE (AP) True-crime writer Ann Rule signed a contract to write a book about an unknown Seattle serial killer six months before he was identified as her co-worker Ted Bundy, who shared the night shift at Seattle's Crisis Clinic.The woman...

    By Donna Gordon Blankinship, Associated Press|

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    Colorado theater shooter's sister says she still loves him

    CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) When the younger sister of Colorado theater shooter James Holmes visited him in jail nearly two years after the attack, she no longer saw the loving brother who protected her when they were growing up."His whole demeanor...

    By Sadie Gurman, Associated Press|

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    Dozens of brilliant bronze works on display at Getty Museum

    LOS ANGELES (AP) It's almost as if the dozens of exquisitely detailed, often perfectly intact bronze sculptures on display at the J. Paul Getty Museum disappeared into an ancient witness-protection program and decided to stay there for...

    By John Rogers, Associated Press|

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    For No Boston Olympics, time to celebrate, then 'go away'

    BOSTON (AP) On Boston's last day as a potential Olympic host, Chris Dempsey ate lunch at an Irish pub across from City Hall and waited for the bid for the 2024 Summer Games to crumble.A waitress recognized Dempsey, the co-chair of the...

    By Jimmy Golen, AP Sports Writer|

  • Business

    Microsoft launches Windows 10: Here's what that means

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) 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...

    By Brandon Bailey, AP Technology Writer|

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    Man killed by escort possibly linked to missing women

    CHARLESTON, West Virginia (AP) Authorities say a man killed by an escort he met online is being investigated for possible links to the unsolved disappearances or slayings of women nationwide.Neal Falls, of Springfield, Oregon, was carrying...

    By Jonathan Mattise And Dan Sewell, Associated Press|

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