Body of Woman Found Off of Highway 99

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MERCED- Earlier today the California Highway Patrol received a call about a dead body located on the shoulder just off of Highway 99 south bound in Delhi. It is currently not known if the woman may have been hit by a vehicle or dumped at the scene, but it’s believed the body was there for at least a day. The …

CHP Confiscates “The Most Expensive Cereal Boxes in the World”

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MERCED- On March 28, at approximately 3:00 pm a CHP Officer traveling northbound on the 99 at Le Grand Rd pulled over a 2012 Toyota Camry and discovered a man taking “cuckoo for Cocoa Puffs” to a whole other level. According to a statement from Merced CHP, “Upon contacting the solo occupant of the vehicle, the officer observed several indicators …

Governor Newsom to Halt California Death Penalty for 737 Convicted Inmates

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SACRAMENTO- Governor Newsom has announced through his office that he will stop all executions for 737 inmates on death row. This includes the gas chamber at San Quentin that has never been used. He has cited inequalities in the criminal justice system as well as called it “immoral”. As a result of multiple lawsuits, California hasn’t executed a prisoner since …

Honda Recalls 1.2M Vehicles Due to Safety Concerns

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DETROIT- According to a statement released by Honda, 1.2 million vehicles between 2001 and 2016 are being recalled due to faulty airbags that have caused 23 fatalities. The defect is the result of a chemical used to deploy the airbag which can cause shrapnel to injur the occupants of the vehicle. To check if your vehicle is one of those …

149 Days After Denial, Kaiser Decides Own Nurse’s Brain Tumor is “Serious Medical Condition” After All

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STOCKTON- On 3/8/2019, Edith Fillon received a form letter from Kaiser’s National HR, ostensibly dated 3/1/19. (The envelope was dated 3/6/19). Edith’s 10/11/18 denied leave request “for your own serious illness” that originally was deemed as not “meeting the definition of a serious health condition”  has now been  “REVISED” with her eligibility now being  “determined based on the information available …

Proposed Law Targets Deadbeat Parents By Posting Identity Online

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STATE CAPITOL- A new bill has been introduced in the Legislature that if passed would post the information online of parents who aren’t paying child support. AB 1498 is authored by Assemblymember Lackey and targets those who owe child support in excess of $5,000, have been in arrears for 12 months, and haven’t made a payment in 6 months. The …

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 …