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Coming up in today’s edition of TBC's 5@4:  Representative David Valadao says congress needs to step up on DACA, and Rita’s recommendations for the Kern County Fair. Catch The FIVE @ 4 every weekday at 4 p.m. on bakersfield.com.

  • By Steve Swartz For The Californian

Editor's note: This article begins a series on the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation. The series will run leading up the Steadfast Bible Conference at Grace Bible Church on Oct. 6-7.

Readers submitted their photos of recent travels across the U.S., and TBC wanted to share them with you. TBC wants to see photos of your trip to the Kern County Fair. 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…

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Hurricanes such as Harvey, Irma and Maria are unstoppable. They rip at our coastlines and tear at our hearts. The yellow, orange, red, even purple colors on the Doppler radar and weather maps this summer have been horrific to see, but that's nothing compared to the images of flooded streets …

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A group of Republican senators, led by Bill Cassidy of Louisiana and Lindsay O. Graham of South Carolina have revived GOP efforts to repeal and replace Obamacare. Their bill has a number of attractive attributes: It would repeal Obamacare's individual mandate, for example, and make important…

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They say you can't go home again, and for me, that's been quite literally true.

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West High football has experienced some desperate times, so it's fitting that the Vikings' hot start has come in the form of desperate measures: a sophomore running back sensation who was an offensive lineman last year for the Vikings freshman team.

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Tye Johnson scored a fumble-return touchdown and on runs of 45 and 44 yards as Frontier defeated Tulare-Mission Oak 35-0 at Tulare Union High on Thursday.

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