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In today's edition of TBC's 5@4, a man allegedly took his own life in the parking lot at the Bakersfield Police department, Kern High School District settled a lawsuit and Los Angeles Dodgers ace is reportedly out 4-6 weeks.

  • BY HERB BENHAM hbenham@bakersfield.com

Half-drunk iced coffee from Cafe Smitten on the tray table. Empty seat next to me. Empty seat, iced coffee and fields of green alfalfa rolling by.

Readers shared photos of their recent trips to California beaches, and we wanted to share them with you. TBC wants to see more photos of your summer vacations. Send your images to photos@bakersfield.com with a caption. They will be in a photo gallery online, and we will do our best to publis…

  • By DARLA A. BAKER dbaker@tehachapinews.com

Post-traumatic stress disorder has taken a toll on many of the nation's combat veterans. One local veteran, however, took his strong sense of patriotism and traded ashes for beauty.

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Last week, Republican Sens. Mike Lee of Utah and Jerry Moran of Kansas hammered the final nails into Senate Republicans' health care coffin. President Donald Trump quickly tweeted he wanted to find a way to reanimate this monster. As Mary Shelley's Victor Frankenstein learned, that would be …

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LOS ANGELES — Cody Bellinger continued his super rookie season, drilling a three-run homer in the eighth inning to rally the Los Angeles Dodgers to a 6-4 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Monday night.

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Dennis Hicks, a 2016 Liberty graduate, finished fourth in the men's triple jump at the Pan Am Junior Championships in Peru on Sunday.

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