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Covered California encourages consumers to enroll online

With the deadline approaching for Covered California health insurance coverage beginning Jan. 1, 2014, tens of thousands of new enrollees are seeking help and signing up for plans. Phil and Penny spoke with the Executive Director […]

12/20/2013

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Mega Millions jackpot climbs to $586 million

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Mega Millions jackpot has been boosted to $586 million. The hike pushes the prize for Tuesday’s drawing closer to the $656 million U.S. record set last year. Should nobody […]

12/16/2013

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All big league ballparks to screen fans in 2014

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Baseball fans should expect to go through a metal detector to see their team play in 2014. Major League Baseball security director John Skinner says all 30 teams are expected to […]

11/22/2013

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New tactics emerge in battle over Tahoe bears

LAKE TAHOE, Calif. (AP) – It’s not your average bear battle. After years of trying to keep the region’s black bears from being captured and possibly killed, animal rights activists in Lake Tahoe are using […]

10/13/2013

Delivery truck driver Donald Whitacre, of Gore, Va., returns to his truck after pumping 200-gallons of home heating oil into a customer's tank during heavy snowfall in Winchester, Va. (AP Photo/The Winchester Star, Jeff Taylor, File)

Government predicts most heating bills will increase this winter

The government forecast Tuesday that most households will pay more for heat this winter. Heating oil users will catch a slight break, but still pay near-record prices to keep warm. Prices for natural gas, electricity […]

10/08/2013

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Spelling Bee kids will have to know definitions

WASHINGTON (AP) — What does it all mean? That’s the question facing spelling whizzes across the country, who learned Tuesday that they will have to know the definitions of some of the those tough words they’ve been memorizing in the dictionary.

04/09/2013

Ugandan child to get burn treatment in LA

  LOS ANGELES (AP) — An 11-year-old Ugandan orphan burn victim has arrived in Los Angeles for reconstructive surgeries to allow him to walk again. The Children’s Burn Foundation says Adolf Baguma was hungry and […]

11/19/2012

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