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Irma's life and demise: 2 weeks of destruction and fear

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 09/13/2017 - 3:55pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Irma, which flattened some Caribbean islands and enveloped nearly all of Florida in its fury, no longer exists. The open Atlantic's most powerful hurricane on record finally sputtered out as an ordinary rainstorm over Ohio and Indiana....
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Jazz Guest Artist: The Matt Smith Neu Jazz Trio

Lariat Top Headlines - Wed, 09/13/2017 - 3:45pm
Jazz Studies at Saddleback College presented the Matt Smith Neu Jazz Trio in the McKinney Theatre the evening of September 11. From San Diego, the trio was assembled in 2013 and they’ve made two albums already. The most current release “RETROgrade” came out September of 2016 and had some of its songs featured during the […]
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Saddleback College Associated Student Government lends a hand to Houston students in need

Lariat Top Headlines - Wed, 09/13/2017 - 2:53pm
A new donation option is added to established ASG pancake breakfast Saddleback College’s Associated Student Government hosted a pancake breakfast where students and faculty could come to the quad and buy breakfast where the proceeds would go mainly towards the Student Emergency Fund Wednesday, Sept 6.  Specifically for this month, there was an additional donation […]
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Mission Viejo coffee shop hosts comedy nights

Lariat Top Headlines - Wed, 09/13/2017 - 2:28pm
Comedians get personal and lighten the mood in a cozy coffee house setting Comedians entertained customers at It’s A Grind Coffee House on opening night last Friday. Half & Laugh Comedy Show is the only comedy show in Mission Viejo, and will be open to the public every other Friday each month for free. Owner […]
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6 die at Florida nursing home in Irma's sweltering aftermath

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 09/13/2017 - 1:55pm
HOLLYWOOD, Fla. (AP) -- Six patients at a sweltering nursing home died after Hurricane Irma knocked out the air conditioning, raising fears Wednesday about the safety of Florida's 4 million senior citizens amid widespread power outages that could go on for days....
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US agencies ordered to stop using Russian company's software

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 09/13/2017 - 1:55pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The U.S. on Wednesday banned federal agencies from using computer software supplied by Kaspersky Lab because of concerns about the company's ties to the Kremlin and Russian spy operations....
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Engine problems caused copter crash that killed Troy Gentry

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 09/13/2017 - 1:55pm
MEDFORD, N.J. (AP) -- Engine problems caused a helicopter crash last week that killed Montgomery Gentry singer Troy Gentry and the pilot, according to a preliminary report issued Wednesday by the National Transportation Safety Board....
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Spy museum's newest: ax used on Trotsky, parts of Powers' U2

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 09/13/2017 - 12:54pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- H. Keith Melton spent 40 years looking for the ice-climbing ax used in the bloody assassination of Russian revolutionary Leon Trotsky. It had been sitting under a bed in Mexico City for decades....
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Alpha Gamma Sigma sets sail with the Ocean Institute at the Tall Ships Festival

Lariat Top Headlines - Wed, 09/13/2017 - 12:02pm
Volunteers from Saddleback College’s Sigma Epsilon chapter of the Alpha Gamma Sigma honor society helped to provide support as the Ocean Institute hosted the 33rd annual Tall Ships Festival from Sept. 8-10 in Dana Point Harbor. The event, complete with pirates, mermaids and other costumed participants from across the land, provided educational fun, entertainment and […]
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Police respond to shooting reports at Washington high school

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 09/13/2017 - 11:52am
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) -- Authorities are responding to reports of a shooting at a high school south of Spokane, Washington....
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Hunky cops photo prompts Facebook users to ask for arrests

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 09/13/2017 - 10:51am
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) -- A group selfie from some Florida police officers has caused a social media stir, prompting some Facebook users to inquire about their marital status and others to ask to be arrested....
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Josh Duggar welcomes baby amid battle over fondling claims

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 09/13/2017 - 10:51am
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) -- Reality TV star Josh Duggar has announced the birth of a baby boy a day after a judge halted his lawsuit over the release of information related to allegations he fondled his sisters as a child....
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FEMA insurance chief: Harvey losses could top $11 billion

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 09/13/2017 - 9:50am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The head of the National Flood Insurance Program said Wednesday early estimates show Hurricane Harvey will result in about $11 billion in payouts to insured homeowners, mostly in southeast Texas....
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Lawsuit targets searches of electronic devices at US border

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 09/13/2017 - 9:50am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A federal lawsuit filed Wednesday claims the U.S. government's growing practice of searching laptops and cellphones at the border is unconstitutional because electronic devices now carry troves of private personal and business information. The government has vociferously defended its searches as critical to protecting the homeland....
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Son: Pete Domenici, former GOP senator, has died

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 09/13/2017 - 9:50am
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) -- Former New Mexico Sen. Pete V. Domenici, a Republican who became a power broker in the Senate for his work on the federal budget and energy policy over more than 30 years, died Wednesday....
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AP interview: Ryan won't say tax cut won't raise deficit

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 09/13/2017 - 8:50am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- House Speaker Paul Ryan declined Wednesday to say the evolving Republican tax cut plan won't add to already mammoth budget deficits. A chief goal of the effort will be to spark national economic growth, he said in an AP Newsmaker interview....
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Hurricane victims facing a long road to home reconstruction

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 09/13/2017 - 8:50am
With floodwaters nearing knee height, Arlene Estle fled to the upstairs of the Houston house where she's lived for 50 years and raised four children. It was many hours later before her son-in-law arrived by boat to rescue her....
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Son: Pete Domenici, former GOP senator, has died

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 09/13/2017 - 8:50am
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) -- Former New Mexico Sen. Pete V. Domenici, a Republican who became a power broker in the Senate for his work on the federal budget and energy policy over more than 30 years, died Wednesday....
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There's no need to spend $999 for a good phone these days

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 09/13/2017 - 8:50am
NEW YORK (AP) -- Apple's new iPhone X is special. It has flashy upgrades, facial recognition and animated emoji, all in celebration of the iPhone's 10-year anniversary. And its price tag is appropriately special: $999 and up....
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Self-driving boats: The next tech transportation race

AP Top Headlines - Wed, 09/13/2017 - 7:50am
BOSTON (AP) -- Self-driving cars may not hit the road in earnest for many years - but autonomous boats could be just around the pier....
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