Judge Rules Women Can Now Be Drafted For War

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Late Friday a federal judge ruled that women will now have to register for the Selective Service draft that all men in the United States are required to. This decision comes down after a lawsuit by a group called Coalition for Men, filed a lawsuit claiming only men being forced to register was discriminatory. U.S. District Judge Gray Miller ruled …

Central Valley Planned Parenthood Clinics At Risk Of Losing Federal Funding After Trump Signs Law

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President Trump has signed House Joint Resolution 43 into law. The new law takes aim primarily at Planned Parenthood and any organization that provides abortions or referrals for abortions. At stake is $286 million in federal that now expected to be redirected from women’s healthcare providers to religious groups. The funds from grants under Title X fund organizations that serve four …

Trump Wants Billions Back From California After Newsom Says High Speed Is Cancelled

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CALIFORNIA- In a Twitter war made for 2019, President Trump says the federal government will be cancelling $929 million is federal grants meant for California’s High Speed Train from San Francisco to Los Angeles. He also says he wants a return of the more than $2.5 billion already spent. Today the U.S. Department of Transportation sent a letter stating, “In …

State Senator Wants No Speed Limits On Freeways To Fight Climate Change

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SACRAMENTO- No speed limits are being proposed as a means of fighting climate change by California State Senator John Moorlach, a Republican of Orange County. He has introduced a Bill , SB319, in Sacramento that if passed by the legislature would require the Department of Transportation to build two additional traffic lanes, both northbound and southbound I- 5 and the …

Tokay High Student Escapes Kidnap Attempt In Lodi

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LODI- According to Lodi Police yesterday around 6:30AM a 14 year old girl walking to school was nearly kidnapped on Scarborough Drive and Brandywine Drive. Lodi Police have released the following statement on the incident seeking the public’s help: “The victim reported, as the two passed  each other on the sidewalk, the male suspect grabbed her and attempted to lift …

Man Shot in Face at Lodi Costco Parking Lot

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LODI- Yesterday shortly after noon Lodi Police officers responded to the 2600 block of Reynolds Ranch Parkway after calls of shots being fired in the Costco parking lot. “Initial reports indicated that two males were in an argument in the parking lot. During the argument one of the males pulled out a handgun and shot the other male. Both males …

Governor Newsom Ends Highspeed Rail in California

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Sacramento- During his state of the state speech today, Governor Newsom announced he will end the project known as California High Speed Rail (or “train to nowhere”) championed by Stockton state senator Cathleen Galgiani. However, he said the section from Merced to Bakersfield will be finished. This comes after years of delays and $5.4 billion already wasted.