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Harvest comes early for Rosina Vineyard

Two-and-a-half tons of Pinot Noir grapes were harvested last weekend at Rosina Vineyard, a small winery just off Sorenson Road in Recrest. Ed Lewis, who owns and operates Rosina Vineyard with Rosina Lewis, noted that the grape harvest came early...

By Mary Bullwinkel The Humboldt Beacon|


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    Man shot by police was distraught over best friend's death

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    By Julie Watson And Brian Melley, Associated Press|

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    Napa winemakers harvesting red grapes expect better flavor

    RUTHERFORD, Calif. (AP) Driving north through the Napa Valley before sunrise, portable lights like spaceships illuminate workers in the vineyards. The smell of fermentation and grapes fill the air the annual wine harvest is underway.At...

    By Eric Risberg, Associated Press|

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    Utah man may have contracted Zika from dying father's tears

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    By Brady Mccombs, Associated Press|

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    The military's ritual of saluting for the national anthem

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    By Audrey Mcavoy, Associated Press|

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    Some evacuation orders lifted in California wildfire areas

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    Suspect in abduction once called a hoax set to plead guilty

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    By Sudhin Thanawala, Associated Press|

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    Neighbors anxious after Florida sinkhole contaminates water

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    By Tamara Lush And Jason Dearen, Associated Press|

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    Alabama chief justice waits for judgment day on keeping job

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    By Kim Chandler, Associated Press|

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