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City Fire warns about the dangers of personal... BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - In a demonstration this morning city fire showed just how quickly a roof can go up in flames. In just three minutes, the wood-shake roof was up in flames. Fire crews let it burn for about eight minutes before putting out the demonstr | 1 hour, 5 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Bakersfield teacher dances way into record books Carrie Swidecki remembers the first time she played 'Dance, Dance Revolution,' at her favorite donut shop. | 2 hours, 16 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Fewer state residents admitted to University of California Fewer California high school students have been offered admission to University of California campuses for the fall, officials reported Thursday, while the number accepted from outside the state and abroad has again increased.
Bakersfield Now | 2 hours, 48 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Former tribal head sentenced in hostile casino takeover The former head of a California Native American tribe accused in an armed takeover of the tribe's casino has been sentenced to more than a year behind bars.
Bakersfield Now | 2 hours, 54 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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NASCAR tracks unite, ask fans not to fly Confederate flag NASCAR announced Thursday that all tracks hosting national series races are asking fans to “refrain from displaying the Confederate flag at our facilities and NASCAR events.”
Bakersfield Now | 3 hours, 41 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Free basketball league registration for kids with disabilities League of Dreams is a nonprofit organization that allows children and young adults, ages 5-22, with physical or developmental disabilities to play sports.
Bakersfield Now | 5 hours, 49 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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U.S. unemployment falls to 7-year low, but wages are flat U.S. unemployment fell to a seven-year low of 5.3 percent and employers hired at a solid pace in June, but other gauges of the job market drew a bleaker picture: A wave of people stopped looking for work, and paychecks failed to budge.
Bakersfield Now | 6 hours, 57 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Man arrested as search turns up drugs, guns A man was arrested Wednesday as Kern County deputies found guns and drugs.
Bakersfield Now | 8 hours, 13 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Evacuations lifted as crews fight Riverside County wildfire Crews are making good progress against a wildfire in Riverside County that prompted the evacuation of a campground.
Bakersfield Now | 8 hours, 24 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Experts remind residents of importance of defensible space against wildfires According to the National Interagency Fire Center, there were close to 11,000 wildfires started by lightning in the past 12 years.
Bakersfield Now | 8 hours, 27 minutes ago | comment? | recommend

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