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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Firefighters and officials at California's largest utility company braced for hot, dry and windy weather in northern and central areas of the state this weekend that may fan the flames of several major wildfires or ignite new ones.

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SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California on Friday created what supporters call its own nation-leading, state-level version of the federal Consumer Financial Protection Bureau after critics said the Trump administration significantly weakened national protections.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is expected to announce Saturday that he is nominating Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court as he aims to put a historic conservative stamp on the high court just weeks before the election.

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President Donald Trump will reportedly nominate a reliably conservative appeals court judge from Illinois as his pick to fill the Supreme Court vacancy left by Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, paving the way for what promises to be one of the most contentious confirmation battles in recent memory.

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SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California next year will close a prison holding about 1,500 male inmates, Gov. Gavin Newsom’s administration said Friday in its latest step to reduce the state’s incarceration footprint partly in response to the coronavirus and massive related budget cuts.

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WASHINGTON — Judge Amy Coney Barrett spent 16 years as a legal academic before President Donald Trump appointed her to a federal appeals court in 2017. Now, she is expected to be Trump's nominee to become a Supreme Court justice and replace the late Ruth Bader Ginsburg.

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Stocks shook off another bout of volatile trading and finished solidly higher Friday, led by gains in technology and health care companies. Despite the rally, the S&P 500 still posted its fourth straight weekly loss, extending Wall Street's September swoon.

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RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — As the pandemic prompts a surge in voting by mail, voters in a handful of states, including the presidential battlegrounds of North Carolina and Wisconsin, are facing a requirement that already is tripping up thousands — the need to have a witness sign their ballot envelope.

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CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Lawyers representing Mineral County and the Walker Lake Working Group announced this week they intend to take a water rights case with broad implications back to federal appeals court to ask whether Nevada can adjust already allocated water rights to sustain rivers a…

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg lay in state Friday at the U.S. Capitol as the first woman ever so honored, making history again as she had throughout her extraordinary life while an intensifying election-year battle swirled over her replacement.

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NEW YORK, Sept. 25, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Prevail Therapeutics Inc. (Nasdaq: PRVL), a biotechnology company developing potentially disease-modifying AAV-based gene therapies for patients with neurodegenerative diseases, today announced that the Company will participate in the following vi…

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Wall Street closed out another volatile week of trading Friday with solid gains, though the S&P 500 still posted its fourth-straight weekly loss.

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FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — Community members in Fresno are calling for the resignation of an independent police reviewer who admitted to withholding his report into allegations of police abuse involving a 17-year-old who was repeatedly punched in the face by a police officer.

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Washington, Sept. 25, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The U.S. Small Business Administration announced today that 48 state international trade agencies successfully competed for $19 million in grants to support export growth among small businesses through SBA’s competitive State Trade Expansion Pro…