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Vintage World War II-era planes touch down in Bakersfield, offer flying history

A crowd of aviation enthusiasts and history buffs filled the reception area at Bakersfield Jet Center to welcome a small squadron of vintage warplanes that landed at Meadows Field on Monday afternoon.

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Moore: Is America running out of workers?

If you want one number that encapsulates the enormity of the economic turnaround under President Donald Trump, it is this: In America, as of the end of February, there were 7.1 million unfilled jobs, according to the U.S. Bureau of…

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Firefighters quickly extinguished a fire at a Rosedale Highway pest control business Monday morning that was about to spread to a house on the property, according to a news release.

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The Kern County Coroner's Office has identified David Medina, 58, as the man who died of carbon monoxide poisoning Saturday morning at a home in northwest Bakersfield.

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WORTH NOTING: Cancer survivors to celebrate, organize for Relay

This week the Relay for Life of Bakersfield will host its annual gathering of local cancer survivors who plan to be a part of Relay’s kick-off Survivor’s Lap, which will open the May 4 event at the Kern County Fairgrounds.

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The Kern County Coroner has identified Daniel Jeremy Macias, 24, of Bakersfield, as the victim of a homicide in the 1600 block of Panama Lane Saturday night.

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Sheldon Freedman, KMC pathologist, university professor dies at 84

Kern Medical's longtime lead pathologist, Dr. Sheldon Freedman, has died. The renowned physician — a researcher, university professor and gubernatorial oversight agency appointee — was 84.

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Group renews efforts to name park after Sikh human rights activist

A local Sikh group is renewing its efforts to name a park in Bakersfield after human rights activist Jaswant Singh Khalra, who was killed in 1995 by police officers in the Punjab region of India.

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One on One: Barbara Grimm-Marshall to discuss state's new squeeze on charter schools

In 2011, Barbara Grimm-Marshall, wife of Grimmway Farms' late co-founder, created the Grimm Family Education Foundation, whose Grimm Academy has changed the way students learn about nutrition, sustainability and a host of academic disciplines both standard and unique.

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Tiger Woods' Masters win raises hopes locally for an upswing in golf's popularity

Tiger Woods' epic win at the Masters Sunday is stoking hopes that golf itself will soon stage its own comeback locally.

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One dead in house fire at home owned by local attorney Phil Ganong

One person died over the weekend in a downtown duplex owned by Bakersfield attorney Phil Ganong.

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Frustration abounds this tax season

She feels terrible about it, but it's not Becky Sheldon's fault her clients are unhappy with their federal tax returns this year.

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Fire torches top of Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris

PARIS — Firefighters battled a massive blaze Monday at the French capital's iconic Notre Dame Cathedral that sent ash pouring onto tourists and flames shooting out of the world-famous 12th century monument.

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Kevin McCarthy joins congressional delegation to Argentina

House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy arrived in Argentina for a week-long bipartisan Congressional Delegation trip, beginning Saturday.

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COP TALES: Not happening on our beat

Editor's note: Cop Tales are true stories as told by law enforcement officers from all over the country. The stories are told in the first person.

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Gerson: The danger of viewing politics as a team sport

There not being nearly enough discussion of chariot racing in American politics, it is worth recalling the story of the Greens and the Blues. These were the two main racing teams of the Byzantine Empire, and they generated considerable sporting…

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