Firefighters rescue woman entangled by boa constrictor

SHEFFIELD LAKE, Ohio >> Authorities say firefighters have rescued an Ohio woman after a boa constrictor wrapped around her neck and began biting her face.The Elyria Chronicle-Telegram reports the unnamed 45-year-old Sheffield Lake woman called 911 Thursday afternoon asking for help.
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VIDEO: State wolf expert talks about new Northern California pack

Kent Laudon, the state Department of Fish and Wildlife’s wolf specialist, talks about a newly discovered pack of gray wolves in Lassen County.Laudon has worked with wolves in several states for 20 years. He was interviewed by Chico Enterprise-Record Editor David Little.
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Wildfires in West endanger lives and property

OROVILLE, Calif. – Thousands of residents in the western U.S. and Canada have fled their homes as wildfires barreled across the baking landscape, destroying property.Here’s a look at the wildfires tearing through the West.CALIFORNIATwo major wildfires in California have forced nearly 8,000 people out of their homes.
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The Reddit user behind Trump's CNN meme apologized, but #CNNBlackmail is the story taking hold

The Reddit user said he never intended his anti-CNN meme – you know, the one tweeted by President Donald Trump in which the now-president beats up CNN in a wrestling match – to become a call for violence against journalists.”I am not the person that the media portrays me to…
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Caltrans: Large slide closes Highway 101 again at same spot

Caltrans announced U.S. Highway 101 north of Leggett was closed again around 9 p.m. Tuesday night in a post on Facebook.”U.S. 101 is closed again north of Leggett due to another large slide, at the same location that just reopened,” the post stated.The highway had reopened just over a day…
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LIVE UPDATES: Latest on Oroville spillway damage and water releases

Oroville Dam operators, quickly running out of options, said they’ll ramp up releases on the damaged spillway this morning even though a middle section of the spillway is gone.Stay tuned right here for live updates on the spillway and what DWR’s plans are in the face of flood risk. <a…
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WATCH LIVE: Washington v. Trump oral arguments, starting at 3 p.m.

Live audio stream from Courtroom One in the James R. Browning Court of Appeals Building in San Francisco, starting at 3 p.m.

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AUDIO: Washington v. Trump oral arguments

Audio from Courtroom One in the James R. Browning Court of Appeals Building in San Francisco.
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The California that Kevin Starr leaves behind

There are many reasons to oppose the increasingly whispered-about issue known as “Calexit,” i.e. the secession of California from the United States. I can give you about a hundred. But here’s one you’re probably not considering:

How could possibly do something like that without Kevin Starr?

In case you’ve just gotten off the bus from Ohio, we here in the Golden State are in mourning for Starr, the LeBron of California historians, who died Jan.

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NorCal storm: Live updates on flooding, road closures

We have updates on the storm, including road closures and other places to avoid, on a live blog.

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Add your observations using the hashtag #NorCalStorm on Twitter.

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