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Fortuna Fire Ladies Auxiliary awards four scholarships

By Mary Bullwinkel |

Burning suspensions in place

As of Monday of this week, all burning is suspended on properties located in State Responsibility Areas, including land located within the Fortuna Fire Protection District. According to Fortuna Volunteer Fire Department Chief Lon Winburn, the bu...

By Mary Bullwinkel |

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    Excerpts of Bill Cosby's statements in a 2005 deposition

    Excerpts of statements made by entertainer Bill Cosby under questioning in 2005 from a lawyer for former Temple University employee Andrea Constand, who accused him, in a case that was settled before trial, of drugging and sexually assaulting her...

    By The Associated Press|

  • Business

    Oregon lawmakers vote to help gay veterans, strippers

    SALEM, Ore. (AP) Oregon is on track to be the first state to hire a coordinator to help lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender veterans upgrade a less-than-honorable discharge received because of their sexual orientation.The bill was among a...

    By Jonathan J. Cooper And Sheila V Kumar, Associated Press|

  • Entertainment

    'Can't Buy Me Love' actress Amanda Peterson dies at 43

    GREELEY, Colo. (AP) Amanda Peterson, best known for her role in the 1987 romantic comedy "Can't Buy Me Love," has died. She was 43.Sgt. Mike Moran with the Greeley, Colorado, police department says Peterson was found dead at an apartment...

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  • News

    FSU QB Johnson off team after video shows him punching woman

    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) Florida State has dismissed freshman quarterback De'Andre Johnson from the team on the same day that prosecutors released video showing him punching a woman at a bar.In a statement Monday, coach Jimbo Fisher announced...

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  • News

    State: Tractor front-loader caused fatal Fresno blast

    FRESNO, Calif. (AP) The front loader of a tractor punctured a gas line that exploded in Central California earlier this year, killing one jail inmate, sending several people to a hospital and halting traffic in both directions on a major...

    By Scott Smith, Associated Press|

  • News

    Police: Search for baby in river is a recovery operation

    HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) A man jumped off a bridge into the Connecticut River with his 7-month-old son, police said Monday as they ended a search for the baby and began a recovery operation.Aaden Moreno was reported missing Sunday night when his...

    By Stephen Singer, Associated Press|

  • News

    'Stunning' number of large drug doses by doctor, expert says

    DETROIT (AP) Patients of a Detroit-area doctor received "stunning" doses of a powerful, expensive drug that exposed them to life-threatening infections, an expert testified Monday as a judge heard details about a cancer specialist who fleeced...

    By Ed White, Associated Press|

  • News

    Arizona Coyotes sign 1st-round draft pick Dylan Strome

    GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) The Arizona Coyotes have signed center Dylan Strome, their first-round pick in last month's NHL draft, to a three-year entry-level contract.Terms of the contract were not disclosed by the team Monday.The 18-year-old Strome...

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  • Environment

    US scientists: Warm oceans cause concern of coral bleaching

    HONOLULU (AP) Abnormally warm ocean temperatures are creating conditions that threaten to kill coral across the equatorial Pacific, north Pacific and western Atlantic oceans, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration said Monday.Coral...

    By Caleb Jones, Associated Press|

  • News

    10 Things to Know for Tuesday

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Tuesday:1. COURT DOCUMENTS CONTAIN ADMISSION BY BILL COSBYThe entertainer said in 2005 in sworn testimony obtained by the AP that he got quaaludes...

    By The Associated Press|

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