First Look with Scott Cox

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    'First Look': Plastic surgeon removes 200-pound mass from Bakersfield man

    Friday, Jul 25 2014 11:41 AM

    Before this year, Larry West could not physically drive a car. He knows how to drive but the 200-pound mass he had to carry in addition to his regular weight made it impossible to get behind a wheel.

    A mass of inflammatory tissue appeared on his stomach and grew so much that he was immobile and confined to a recliner. When West approached Dr. Vip Dev, a local plastic surgeon, he knew it was a crucial surgery.

    "I told him he was risking his life if I operated," Dev said Friday on "First Look with Scott Cox." But West agreed to proceed with the surgery if that meant there was a chance he could improve his life.

    With a plan in place, Dev removed some of the mass last year and removed another portion this year. Simulcast host Scott...

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    'First Look': August issue of 'Bakersfield Life' includes new features

    Friday, Jul 25 2014 11:04 AM

    From new fun features to beautiful local photography, the August issue of "Bakersfield Life" magazine will be one to get your hands on Saturday morning. Friday on "First Look with Scott Cox," magazine staffers Rachel Cook and Hillary...

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    'First Look': Energetic, playful puppy featured on Pet of the Week

    Friday, Jul 25 2014 10:34 AM

    At 2 and a half months old, Josephine is probably the most energetic critter who has been on "First Look with Scott Cox." Playing tug-of-war with rope with Julie Johnson, director of the Bakersfield Animal Care Center and Bakersfield...

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    'First Look': First News for July 25

    Friday, Jul 25 2014 06:53 AM

    Lead stories from 'First Look with Scott Cox's" Top Stories: COURT FILINGS SAY DEPUTIES UNABLE TO FIND RUMORED 'HIT LIST' IN TAFT SCHOOL SHOOTING: Authorities were unable to find a rumored "hit list" allegedly written by accused Taft...

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    'First Look': New restaurant reviewed in Eye Street

    Thursday, Jul 24 2014 11:51 AM

    Krush Wine Bar, a new restaurant in northwest Bakersfield, is making quite an impression on local foodies. Thursday on "First Look with Scott Cox," Californian Lifestyles Editor Jennifer Self talked about the experience a contributing...

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    'First Look': Guitar Masters features Grammy-winning musician

    Thursday, Jul 24 2014 11:42 AM

    When Grammy-winning acoustic/fingerstyle guitarist Ed Gerhard performs, his music sends goosebumps down your spine. As "First Look with Scott Cox" simulcast host Scott Cox puts it, when Gerhard plays music, "he connects with everybody."...

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    'First Look': First News for July 24

    Thursday, Jul 24 2014 07:14 AM

    Lead stories from "First Look with Scott Cox's" Top Stories: CITY TO CLOSE SPRAY PARKS EARLY, CONSIDER TIERED RATES: The taps at nine Bakersfield spray parks will be turned off Aug. 1, more than a month ahead of schedule, as part of the...

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    'First Look': Columnist Lois Henry talks new details in fireworks ban initiative

    Wednesday, Jul 23 2014 12:55 PM

    Californian columnist Lois Henry is not giving up on her quest to ban personal fireworks in Bakersfield. Recently, Henry asked the city and county fire departments the costs to put out a fireworks-related fire. During her search, she...

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    'First Look': Barbecue to benefit Bakersfield National Cemetery improvements

    Wednesday, Jul 23 2014 12:05 PM

    Nothing says summer like enjoying a plate of finger-licking barbecue -- with a stack of napkins on the side for the clean-up, of course. If you're a barbecue foodie, you won't want to miss the award-winning Pickled Pelletheads barbecue...

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    'First Look': First News for July 23

    Wednesday, Jul 23 2014 06:54 AM

    Lead stories from "First Look with Scott Cox's" Top Stories: SPRAY PARKS LIKELY VICTIM OF STATE WATER CRACKDOWN: Complying with a state crackdown on water wasters will likely require closing Bakersfield's nine spray parks Aug. 1 and...

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    'First Look': Walk to bring awareness to valley fever

    Tuesday, Jul 22 2014 11:47 AM

    Valley fever is an orphan disease, one that does not get a lot of research money. It can change your life forever. "It's a bad disease, worse than people think and you'll be on drugs for the rest of your life," said Paula Einstein, a...

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    'First Look': First News for July 22

    Tuesday, Jul 22 2014 06:46 AM

    Lead stories from "First Look with Scott Cox's" Top Stories: TUPAC TAKES STAND, DEFENDS DENTAL WORK: A prosecutor for the Dental Board of California Monday grilled local dentist Robert Tupac about whether his treatment of a patient who...

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    'First Look': Reporter Rachel Cook talks about Dental Dangers series

    Monday, Jul 21 2014 02:56 PM

    The Dental Board of California, one of 20 healing arts boards within the California Department of Consumer Affairs, regulates dentists. The Dental Board polices practitioners, issues licenses and, in instances of alleged malpractice,...

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