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What the Tech? Earth Day and computers

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Sunday is Earth Day and while everyone will be talking about recycling, we're talking about computers, namely how to make them last longer to keep them out of a landfill. More>>

What the Tech? Hashtags that put your kids in danger

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Moms meanwell but many are oversharing photos of their young children doing baby thngs that are attracting perverts and predators. Now there's a national effort to warnparents that some adorable pictures do not belong on Instagram More>>

Babies of senators now welcome in Senate chamber

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Prompted by the first sitting senator with a newborn, the Senate has decided to allow the babies of its members into the chamber More>>

Cool and breezy Video included

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Start digging the jackets back out of the closet.  After a ridiculously warm, pleasant day yesterday we will see temps behind a front that moved through plummeting this afternoon.  Expect highs to be only in the mid to upper 50s. More>>

Low cost rabies vaccine clinics start Friday in Hamilton County Video included

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Channel 3 reported on several rabies cases in North Georgia and East Ridge last year and that's why health officials say it's important to keep your pet's vaccinations up to date.

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UPDATE: Wrongful death lawsuit against Bradley Co. Sheriff, deputy dismissed

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Allan Franklin White III was fatally shot July 28, 2015 by Bradley County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Tiffany Goodwin.

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Mosquito issue worries Lee Highway neighborhood Video included

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Code enforcement is now teaming up with residents to ask city leadership for help.

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UPDATE: Developer holds meeting with Hixson residents on Hillock Farms Video included

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This public meeting allowed people to get clarity on construction.

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Mayor Berke holds State of the City address

File photo of Berke's re-election victory in 2017. File photo of Berke's re-election victory in 2017.
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Thursday night, Mayor Berke is expected to announce new initiatives during his State of the City address.

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REMEMBERING BARBARA BUSH

Barbara Bush remembered by local wife of Challenger victim Video included

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June Scobee Rodgers lost her husband in the Challenger explosion in 1986. Dick Scobee was the commander and Barbara held her hand during a ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery.

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TN state parks seek your input on improvements

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Tennessee State Parks are holding a series of community meetings to hear your input. More>>

Road closures for April 19-22

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Road closures may impact your weekend plans More>>

Islandwide blackout hits Puerto Rico nearly seven months after Hurricane Maria

Puerto Rico Power Authority workers repair power lines in Loiza in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria on Sept. 28. Photo by Ricardo Arduengo / AFP — Getty Images file Puerto Rico Power Authority workers repair power lines in Loiza in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria on Sept. 28. Photo by Ricardo Arduengo / AFP — Getty Images file
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The company involved in Wednesday's blackout and one last week that cut power to 840,000 customers has been fired.

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Crime Stoppers: Police seek suspect in armed-robbery at Jenkins Road gas station Video included

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It was the 21st of March and store security video shows the bad guy arrive at the Jenkins Road BP in a dark gray Nissan SUV.

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SCHOOL PATROL

Cyber specialist weighs in on TN Ready glitch Video included

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The Tennessee Department of Education (TDOE) says the testing system was "deliberately attacked" Tuesday. It kept students from logging in and submitting their tests.

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SCHOOL PATROL: Students travel to D.C. pushing for gun reform Video included

Students get ready for their trip to Washington D.C. Wednesday. Students get ready for their trip to Washington D.C. Wednesday.
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Students from several schools left for Washington D.C. Wednesday morning to meet with local congressional representatives about gun reform.

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Car smoking ban bill fails in Tennessee Senate

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The bill would have made it an offense to smoke in a vehicle with children under the age of 14, regardless of whether the windows in the car were rolled down.

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REMEMBERING BARBARA BUSH

Chattanoogans remember former First Lady Barbara Bush Video included

Former First Lady Barbara Bush speaks at Boyd Buchanan School. Former First Lady Barbara Bush speaks at Boyd Buchanan School.
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Tom Griscom, former communication director for the Reagan Administration, spent plenty of time with Barbara Bush. He remembers her as a bold woman who treated everyone with love and respect no matter which side of the aisle they were on.

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Food City expansions, renovations continue

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Food City officials say construction is well underway on the new Mission Ridge Food City in Walker County. More>>

Lookout Valley's Rushworth wins statewide award.

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Rick Rushworth, principal at Lookout Valley Middle/High School, has been named the recipient of a 2018 Tennessee Music Education Association’s Outstanding Administrator award. More>>

Tennessee lawmakers punish Memphis for removing Confederate statues

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The retaliation came in the form of passage of a last-minute amendment attached to the House appropriations bill that triggered heated debate on the House floor and stinging rebukes from lawmakers from Memphis. More>>

Bradley County Sheriff's Office 2017 manhunt sparks $5 million-plus lawsuit

The Bradley County Sheriff's Office. TFP photo The Bradley County Sheriff's Office. TFP photo
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The lawsuit, filed in Bradley County Circuit Court, seeks $3 million in actual damages and $3 million in punitive damages for "fright, disfigurement, scarring, pain and suffering" from dog bites during the arrest. More>>

UPDATE: TN Ready testing vendor Questar releases statement after multi-state issues

Tennessee's student assessment test has had more problems and state lawmakers are fuming.

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UPDATE: 200 million eggs recalled over salmonella fears; some sold at Publix

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Twenty-two illnesses have been reported so far in a massive egg recall.

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Defendants in meth distribution conspiracy sentenced to federal prison

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The convictions are the result of a 49-count indictment that also charged the following individuals for their roles in the conspiracy: More>>

Bradley County Schools/Bradley Central High School receives Gear Up TN Grant to promote college access and success.

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The Tennessee Higher Education Commission announced y that Bradley County Schools/ Bradley Central High School is the recipient of a GEAR UP grant over the next six years. More>>

Wu-Tang Clan recruits James Comey to recover mystery album

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The saga of the one-of-a-kind Wu-Tang Clan album continues, with some possible help from James Comey.

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Business wins fight with City of Jacksonville after cited for military flags

Photo courtesy of First Coast News/NBC Jacksonville. Photo courtesy of First Coast News/NBC Jacksonville.
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The manager further claims that a COJ employee was also rude to one of its customers, a veteran, telling him "you did nothing for our country."

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Bill would increase hotel allowance for Tennessee lawmakers

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Hotel allowances for Tennessee lawmakers would rise under a bill making its way through the Legislature.

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Trump rewrites history on rationale for firing Comey

Pres. Donald Trump (left) and former FBU Director James Comey. AP photos Pres. Donald Trump (left) and former FBU Director James Comey. AP photos
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Trump decided to fire Comey over the objections of his top advisers at the time, including chief of staff Reince Priebus and chief strategist Steve Bannon. More>>

New drug uses antibodies to stop chronic migraines, without side effects

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Researchers found that the drug reduced the average number of monthly migraine headaches by more than 50 percent for nearly a third of study participants. More>>

IRS payment site fails on tax day, but you still have to pay

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The IRS did not have an immediate explanation for the failure. More>>

The reason why Barbara Bush kept her hair white and always wore pearls Video included

Former first lady Barbara Bush. AP photo Former first lady Barbara Bush. AP photo
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Bush's love of sports and being active outdoors contributed to her keeping her hair white over the years.

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Cool today, with clearing skies

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A front will move in tonight bringing clouds and a slight chance for a late night sprinkle or two.  More>>

County seizes Rossville mobile home park for back taxes; residents concerned Video included

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For years property taxes went unpaid on 28 units in the Stoney Point Mobile Home Park.

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Woman hurt at Ohio fair gets $1.8M from ride owner

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The settlement includes a trust to pay for ongoing care for the woman, who remains in a long-term care facility. More>>

Ex-magistrate in Messiah baby name case vies for judgeship

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A former Tennessee magistrate who ruled that a child couldn't be named Messiah is running for a circuit court judgeship in next month's primary. More>>

UPDATE: Bill to end emissions testing in TN passes house Video included

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The state house of representatives voted to do away with it in six counties that require it, including Hamilton County.

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UPDATE: GSP misidentifies crash victim, says 4-year-old still alive

Photo by Channel 3's Jake Chapman. Photo by Channel 3's Jake Chapman.
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It happened in the 4800 block of Tibbs Bridge Road shortly after 6:00 p.m.

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Android apps improperly tracking kids' data, says study

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The researchers found that the worst offenders, constituting five percent of the sample, collected location or contact data without verifiable parent consent.

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UPDATE: Crime down in East Lake Safety Zone, police say Video included

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Right now, a temporary court order prohibits a list of about two dozen validated gang members from meeting or carrying guns in that area.

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UPDATE: Fire at Highway 58 Captain D's possibly caused by smoking Video included

Photo by Channel 3's Taneisha Cordell. Photo by Channel 3's Taneisha Cordell.
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Officials confirm no one was injured.

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The Latest: Funeral arrangements set for Barbara Bush Video included

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Former President Lyndon Johnson's daughter, Lynda Johnson Robb, says she smiles when she thinks of Barbara Bush, saying her candor was always refreshing and her grace was endless. More>>

Barbara Bush, wife and mother of presidents, dies at 92 Video included

Barbara Bush, then the first lady of the United States, with her dog, Millie, in 1990. Photo by Doug Mills / AP Barbara Bush, then the first lady of the United States, with her dog, Millie, in 1990. Photo by Doug Mills / AP
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"I hope people will say, 'She cared; she worked hard for lots of causes,'" Bush said in 1989.

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IRS gives taxpayers one-day extension to file taxes after payment site crashes

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The "Direct Pay" page, where filers can transfer money from a bank account to pay their tax bill, crashed for most of the day.

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Stormy Daniels releases sketch of man she says threatened her, offers $100K reward

Stormy Daniels leaves federal court in New York on April 16, 2018. Photo by Craig Ruttle / AP Stormy Daniels leaves federal court in New York on April 16, 2018. Photo by Craig Ruttle / AP
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She described the man who allegedly threatened her as handsome, and said his face was "burned" into her brain.

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UPDATE: Tennessee passes bill to ban spanking of disabled students

The Tennessee Legislature has passed a bill that bans the spanking of disabled children at public schools. 

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Newscaster Carl Kasell of NPR's 'Morning Edition' dies at 84

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He was 84. More>>

What are the symptoms of salmonella? Egg recall sparks concern

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The recall of more than 200 million eggs over possible salmonella contamination may have consumers nervously checking symptoms or worried about every stomach twitch. More>>

No tuition increase next year at Georgia's public colleges

Tuition rates at Georgia's public colleges will hold steady for the next academic year.

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NFL to prohibit use of certain helmets for 1st time Video included

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The NFL for the first time is prohibiting certain helmets from being worn by players. More>>

Trump files for extension on 2017 tax returns

Trump has long resisted calls for the public release of his tax returns. Photo by Kevin Lamarque / Reuters Trump has long resisted calls for the public release of his tax returns. Photo by Kevin Lamarque / Reuters
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The White House said Tuesday the president's returns would be filed by the October 15 extension deadline. More>>

Atlanta will need 10,000 volunteers for Super Bowl LIII | How you can get involved

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How can you get close to the Super Bowl without having a ticket? More>>

Starbucks will temporarily close 8,000 U.S. stores for racial-bias training

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Starbucks said Tuesday that it will be closing all of its company-owned restaurants in the U.S. in the afternoon on May 29 to conduct a racial-bias education program. More>>

UPDATE: Hamilton Co. stops testing for the day after "deliberate attack"

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The Tennessee Department of Education said that students taking the TNReady test experienced issues again Tuesday. More>>

Sex offender arrested in Dunlap for indecent exposure

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According to the Dunlap Police Department, 30-year-old Brian Eugene Williamson was arrested for indecent exposure.

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Dog gets 'arrested' after cops catch him chasing a deer

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Over the weekend, a mixed-breed pup in Canada ended up behind bars after cops caught him trying to chase down a deer, his owner said. More>>

Supreme Court says Sotomayor breaks shoulder in fall at home

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The court says the 63-year-old Sotomayor will wear a sling for several weeks and undergo physical therapy. More>>

Walker County to host free storm spotter class in May

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Walker County is looking to increase the number of storm chasers in North Georgia. 

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Boy with autism builds world's largest Lego Titanic

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There's a unique new exhibit at the Titanic museum in Pigeon Forge: the world's largest Titanic replica built out of Legos. 

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Meet the Georgia student who arrived at her prom -- in a casket

Alexandrea Clark arrives at her prom. Alexandrea Clark arrives at her prom.
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You may have seen the viral video of a high school girl from Georgia who arrived to prom in a casket.

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Social media ad disclosure bill fails in Tennessee

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A Tennessee bill that would require the disclosure of who paid for political ads on social media websites such as Twitter and Facebook is likely dead for the year.

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  • Restaurant Report Card

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    Channel 3 investigates the health department records for restaurants in Tennessee and Georgia to keep you safe.

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  • Starbucks incident highlights perils of shopping while black

    Starbucks incident highlights perils of shopping while black

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 4:53 PM EDT2018-04-18 20:53:13 GMT
    Thursday, April 19 2018 7:03 AM EDT2018-04-19 11:03:09 GMT
    (Mark Bryant/The Philadelphia Inquirer via AP). Camille Hymes, center, regional vice president of Mid-Atlantic operations at Starbucks Coffee Company, speaks with Asa Khalif, of Black Lives Matter, right, after protesters entered the coffee shop, Sunda...(Mark Bryant/The Philadelphia Inquirer via AP). Camille Hymes, center, regional vice president of Mid-Atlantic operations at Starbucks Coffee Company, speaks with Asa Khalif, of Black Lives Matter, right, after protesters entered the coffee shop, Sunda...
    The handcuffed arrest of two black men at a Philadelphia Starbucks served as a fresh reminder of the perils of "retail racism" that African-Americans and minorities encounter on a regular basis.More
    The handcuffed arrest of two black men at a Philadelphia Starbucks served as a fresh reminder of the perils of "retail racism" that African-Americans and minorities encounter on a regular basis.More
  • FAA orders fan blade inspections after jet engine explosion

    FAA orders fan blade inspections after jet engine explosion

    Thursday, April 19 2018 1:02 AM EDT2018-04-19 05:02:04 GMT
    Thursday, April 19 2018 7:04 AM EDT2018-04-19 11:04:18 GMT
    (NTSB via AP). In this Tuesday, April 17, 2018 photo, a National Transportation Safety Board investigator examines damage to the engine of the Southwest Airlines plane that made an emergency landing at Philadelphia International Airport in Philadelphia...(NTSB via AP). In this Tuesday, April 17, 2018 photo, a National Transportation Safety Board investigator examines damage to the engine of the Southwest Airlines plane that made an emergency landing at Philadelphia International Airport in Philadelphia...
    US airline regulators have ordered inspections on engine fan blades like the one that snapped off a Southwest Airlines plane, leading to the death of a woman who was partially blown out a window.More
    US airline regulators have ordered inspections on engine fan blades like the one that snapped off a Southwest Airlines plane, leading to the death of a woman who was partially blown out a window.More
  • Calif. governor says deal reached on National Guard mission

    Calif. governor says deal reached on National Guard mission

    Thursday, April 19 2018 3:01 AM EDT2018-04-19 07:01:55 GMT
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    (AP Photo/Denis Poroy, File). FILE - In this June 21, 2006 file photo, members of the California National Guard work next to the U.S.-Mexico border fence near the San Ysidro Port of Entry in San Diego. President Donald Trump slammed California Gov. Jer...(AP Photo/Denis Poroy, File). FILE - In this June 21, 2006 file photo, members of the California National Guard work next to the U.S.-Mexico border fence near the San Ysidro Port of Entry in San Diego. President Donald Trump slammed California Gov. Jer...
    Gov. Jerry Brown says he has reached agreement with the Trump administration to deploy up to 400 California National Guard troops to the border and elsewhere.More
    Gov. Jerry Brown says he has reached agreement with the Trump administration to deploy up to 400 California National Guard troops to the border and elsewhere.More

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