July

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Southern California gets July showers

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The National Weather Service says a surge in monsoonal flow of moisture is bringing scattered light showers to much of Southern California. Conditions Thursday are expected to be uncomfortably sticky, with […]

07/11/2013

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Maximum enforcement through weekend

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Law enforcement officers will be out in force today and throughout the remainder of the Fourth of July weekend looking for drivers who may be under the influence or violating other […]

07/05/2013

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L.A. County Fourth of July parades to feature diverse themes

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Parades marking the Fourth of July are planned throughout Los Angeles County Thursday, with themes including environmentalism, “Waves of Freedom” and “Who’s your hero?” Westchester’s 14th annual Fourth of July Parade […]

07/03/2013

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Hermosa Beach cracks down on rowdy July 4 revelers

HERMOSA BEACH, Calif. (AP) – Hermosa Beach is putting out the unwelcome mat for Fourth of July revelers who in recent years have made the city an annual destination for celebrating independence with drunkenness and […]

07/03/2013

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Holiday enforcement

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Law enforcement officers will be out in force over the Fourth of July weekend, on the lookout for motorists driving while impaired or otherwise violating traffic laws, beginning tonight. The California […]

07/03/2013

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Fireworks safety urged with Fourth of July holiday ahead

   LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Public safety officials today urged Southlanders to be careful when using fireworks as the Fourth of July approaches.    All fireworks — even sparklers — are illegal in the city […]

06/21/2013

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Report: Nation’s cattle herd smallest since 1952

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A much anticipated government count shows the nation’s cattle herd has shrunk to its smallest size in more than six decades amid a widespread drought that has forced ranchers to sell off their animals.

02/01/2013

GM 3Q profit falls 12 percent

DETROIT (AP) – General Motors says its third-quarter profit fell 12 percent as losses grew in Europe and North American warranty costs cut into earnings. The company says it earned $1.5 billion from July through […]

10/31/2012

US builders trimmed work for second month

WASHINGTON (AP) – U.S. builders trimmed their activity for a second straight month in August as a solid gain in home construction failed to offset declines in nonresidential activity and government projects. The Commerce Department […]

10/01/2012

Home prices up in July in 20 major US cities

WASHINGTON (AP) – Home prices kept rising in July across the United States, buoyed by greater sales and fewer foreclosures. The Standard & Poor’s/Case Shiller index reports that national home prices increased 1.2 percent in […]

09/25/2012

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