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On tonight's edition of BVarsity Nightly with Trevor Horn, highlights from Ridgeview's win over East in South Yosemite League girls basketball action, plus a recap of preps sports around Kern County. 

I am intrigued by the effort to split California into two states despite its dubious hopes for success. I propose that all coastal counties become the Peoples Revolutionary Loony Tune Republic of California. That which remains will be called California. I'm all for this because I'm always em…

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Missouri-Kansas City guard Xavier Bishop isolated against Cal State Bakersfield forward Shon Briggs with the final seconds winding down in a tie game. Bishop faked a jab step inside before nailing a step-back 3-pointer at the top of the arc with 1.4 seconds left.

  • BY NICK STROBEL For The Californian

The end of this month, Jan. 31, will be a special day for those who are up in the pre-dawn hours. We’ll have a “blue moon," “supermoon" and a total lunar eclipse — a triple header that last happened in 1866. 

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After leaving office, President Ronald Reagan created the Ronald Reagan Freedom Award to recognize individuals who have fought to spread liberty worldwide. Nancy Reagan continued the tradition after her husband's death, and in 2008 she bestowed the honor on human rights icon Natan Sharansky,…

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