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WWII vet Earl Collins takes flight of honor

World War II veteran Earl Collins took off on his first Honor Flight on Saturday, but not before his friends and neighbors gave him a proper sendoff. Collins, 92, has lived at Aegis on Madison for nearly four years. He moved there with his wife, Joyce, whom he’d been married …

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Mexico takes ‘unprecedented’ action to save vaquita

A team of marine mammal experts have begun a search for the last vaquitas (Phocoena sinus) in a last-ditch effort to capture the remaining 30 porpoises until they’re no longer threatened by gillnets. VaquitaCPR seeks to house the vaquita in sea pens and includes plans for long-term care and breeding. …

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American Idol runner up takes a knee after national anthem

Former American Idol singer Jessica Sanchez took a knee as soon as she was finished singing the national anthem at the NFL game between the Chargers and Raiders on Sunday. The 22-year-old, who was runner-up on the 11th season of American Idol, knelt as she finished singing ‘home of the brave’ …

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WWII vet takes off on Honor Flight

World War II veteran Earl Collins took off on his first Honor Flight on Saturday, but not before his friends and neighbors gave him a proper sendoff. Collins, 92, has lived at Aegis on Madison for nearly four years. He moved there with his wife, Joyce, whom he’d been married …

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What It Takes: Commercial real estate: Each day is different

It’s the love of the challenge that keeps Kathryn Egan of Chico coming back for another day in the commercial and industrial real estate business. Egan, of Egan Commercial and Industrial Real Estate, finds that onlookers don’t understand the business and don’t understand the drive she feels. Her day revolves …

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Crime takes an ugly turn in Chico

A disturbing homicide occurred last weekend in Chico, when a developmentally disabled man was shot multiple times by another developmentally disabled man on the streets of a dense West Fourth Avenue neighborhood. The victim was shot and killed during a robbery. A man lost his life, prosecutors say, over a …

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California DISCLOSE ACT takes aim at dark money in politics

SACRAMENTO — The barely legible print that briefly flashes on-screen at the end of political ads will be gone, replaced by information people can clearly read, if Gov. Jerry Brown signs a closely watched bill targeting “dark money” in campaigns. The unions, corporations or billionaires behind the money would be …

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