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Cleanup aims to make Friendly City shine

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Fortuna Chamber volunteer of the year is Kevin Johnson

Fortuna Beverage Plus Foods business owner Kevin Johnson has been named the 2015 Volunteer of the Year by the Fortuna Chamber of Commerce. Johnson has his hands in a number of Eel River Valley community events and serves on a number of Boards of...

By Mary Bullwinkel |

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    Latest on flooding: Texas guv ask for disaster declaration

    9:10 p.m. (CDT)Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has requested a presidential disaster declaration to get federal help for counties affected by severe weather.Abbott is requesting individual assistance for Harris, Hays and Van Zandt counties. Harris is home...

    By The Associated Press|

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    Falcons LB Shembo waived after animal cruelty charge

    LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. (AP) The Atlanta Falcons waived linebacker Prince Shembo on Friday, shortly after he was charged with aggravated animal cruelty.Police in suburban Gwinnett County said Shembo was charged after his then-girlfriend's dog died...

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    Officials say those Boston snow piles are even more vile

    BOSTON (AP) It's disgusting enough to put you off snow cones for the rest of the summer.A Boston public works official says the towering piles of filthy snow left over from the city's record-setting winter are even more grotesque than most...

    By Rodrique Ngowi, Associated Press|

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    Prosecutor: Ohio officer's acquittal

    CLEVELAND (AP) While acknowledging he can't appeal an acquittal, an Ohio prosecutor says a judge made serious errors before finding a Cleveland police officer not guilty in the deaths of two suspects, and he wants an appeals court to order the...

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    Holmes: Mind 'was kind of falling apart' before shooting

    CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) James Holmes said his "mind was kind of falling apart" and he began to have homicidal thoughts months before he killed 12 people and injured 70 others in a Colorado movie theater, according to a video excerpt presented...

    By Dan Elliott, Associated Press|

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    Officials: Hawaii man impaled, killed by fish's bill

    HONOLULU (AP) A Hawaii man was killed Friday after he was apparently impaled by the bill of a fish, officials said.Witnesses at Honokohau Harbor in Kailua-Kona reported that a man in his 40s jumped from the pier in an apparent attempt to catch...

    By Jennifer Sinco Kelleher, Associated Press|

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    4 more bodies found after Texas flooding

    DALLAS (AP) Authorities said Friday they reclaimed four more bodies from Texas waters, adding to the growing death toll inflicted by record-setting storms that continue to submerge highways and flood homes.At least 28 people have been killed...

    By Allen Reed, Associated Press|

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    Washington Wizards' John Wall kicked off Las Vegas flight

    LAS VEGAS (AP) Police say NBA star John Wall was kicked off a flight in Las Vegas on Tuesday after a disturbance was reported.Las Vegas police said Friday that the Washington Wizards' All-Star point guard was with a group of people on an...

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    Shooting death is Baltimore's 39th homicide in May

    BALTIMORE (AP) Baltimore police say a man was fatally shot in the western part of the city, continuing the month's spike in homicides.Sgt. Jarron Jackson said in an email Friday that officers on patrol found a 19-year-old man with a gunshot...

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  • Business

    APNewsBreak: Some telescope protesters' charges to be tossed

    HONOLULU (AP) Hawaii County's top prosecutor said Friday he will dismiss charges against about 10 of the 31 protesters who were arrested while blocking construction of a giant telescope on a mountain held sacred by Native Hawaiians.The Thirty...

    By Jennifer Sinco Kelleher, Associated Press|

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