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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…

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Donald Trump Jr. visited with a Russian attorney and others to just maybe get some dirt on Hillary Clinton during the campaign season, and that's treason, it's said. It's collusion. It's the final curtain for his daddy.

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Insurance companies currently are evaluating whether to participate next year in the federal health exchange. That is where millions purchase health coverage on their own. The marketplace already faces turmoil, largely due to the uncertainty about what the Republican Congress will do with it…

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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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