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Mandatory Evacuations for residences in the area of Mad River Rd from Highway 36 to Three Forks Road area and the back side of the lake on Ruth/Zenia Road to the Ruth Dam:     - Click for more Info
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How Obama Is Reinventing the Bully Pulpit in 'Blue America'

NBC News - 1 hour 24 min ago
With almost no input from Republicans, President Barack Obama has advanced much of his domestic policy agenda in "Blue America."

China's Latest Copy? Greenwich, Connecticut

NBC News - 1 hour 46 min ago
Planners in Hangzhou, China, are building an Asian version of Greenwich, Connecticut, in hopes of attracting hedge funds and boutique brokerages.

Suicide Attack Kills Two Soldiers, Wounds 24 in Turkey

NBC News - 1 hour 54 min ago
Violence has flared in Turkey in the past 10 days, shattering a fragile peace process launched in 2012 with the PKK.

Brother Killed Sister Over Electric Bill: Cops

NBC News - 3 hours 11 min ago
Police said 25-year-old Willie Ward got into an argument with his sister, 29-year-old Jaquinda Wright, on Friday about an electric bill.

Man Sues In-n-Out Claiming He Found Meth in His Drink

NBC News - 3 hours 21 min ago
The incident allegedly occurred on the night of March 9, 2014, when Fred Maldonado, of Carlsbad, ordered a burger and drink.

Memphis Police Officer Shot and Killed During Traffic Stop

NBC News - Sat, 08/01/2015 - 23:30
The officer, who was not identified by police, died at a hospital after he was shot and police are looking for the gunman.

Obama to Require Steeper Emissions Cuts From Power Plants

NBC News - Sat, 08/01/2015 - 23:09
The cuts on emissions are steeper than had been expected. The president called it most significant step the U.S. has taken on global warming.

Large California Wildfire Grows, Evacuations Ordered

NBC News - Sat, 08/01/2015 - 22:56
The Rocky Fire in Lake and Yolo counties grew by 9,000 acres by Saturday and 24 homes have burned in a large area west of Sacramento.

Lindsey Graham Gets Some Campaign Help From McCain

NBC News - Sat, 08/01/2015 - 22:56
Back on the campaign trail in New Hampshire for the first time this presidential season, Senator John McCain is on a new mission.

Verizon Workers to Remain on Job Without New Contract

NBC News - Sat, 08/01/2015 - 22:12
The possibility of a strike had loomed as contract covering 39,000 workers in nine states expired Saturday.

Why Some Schools Embrace Social Media in the Classroom

NBC News - Sat, 08/01/2015 - 22:04
As students head back to school many will face new social media policies outlined by their schools.

9-Year-Old Bat Boy Critical After Being Struck by Player's Swing

NBC News - Sat, 08/01/2015 - 19:59
A witness said Kaiser Carlile was running to retrieve a bat when a Liberal Bee Jay's player taking practice swings hit him in the head Saturday.

Dr. Dre Announces First Album in 15 Years

NBC News - Sat, 08/01/2015 - 19:41
The hip-hop super-producer said on his radio show that the album will be his grand finale, "and the record is bananas."

Gaza Resort Offers Oasis in War-Torn Land

NBC News - Sat, 08/01/2015 - 19:07
A luxurious new tourist resort has opened in the Gaza Strip.

Thousands Rally in Israel After Gay Pride Stabbing Attack

NBC News - Sat, 08/01/2015 - 18:24
"What happened in Jerusalem goes against the spirit of (the Jewish) people," Benjamin Netanyahu said in a video intended for demonstrators.

Prince William & Queen Elizabeth Look Regal in Newly Released Portraits

Entertainment Tonight feed - Sat, 08/01/2015 - 18:00
If only we could all look this regal!

Head of Failed Bitcoin Exchange Mt. Gox Arrested

NBC News - Sat, 08/01/2015 - 17:44
Mark Karpeles, 30, is suspected of accessing the exchange's computer system in February 2013 and inflating his account.

Are Polar Bears Skating on Thin (Arctic) Ice?

NBC News - Sat, 08/01/2015 - 17:41
The polar bear may not be physiologically equipped to deal with a warming climate, experts say.

Man Drowns After Bar Fight Sends Two Into Water in Conn.

NBC News - Sat, 08/01/2015 - 17:30
Two people fell into the water behind a Bridgeport bar during the course of a fight early Saturday, authorities said. The other man fled the scene.

Verizon Strike Possible as Contract Deadline Looms

NBC News - Sat, 08/01/2015 - 17:22
The union says the company is demanding sharp increases in health care contributions and concessions on pensions. The contract covers 39,000 workers.