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Smoke may increase as burnouts resume

By USDA Warmer temperatures this afternoon may allow crews to use aerial ignition to bring low intensity fire toward the completed handline to secure the western side. Smoke may become increasingly visible as firefighters attempt to resume these critical burnout operations.   Operations: Today, firefighters are working together to determine …

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Boston Celtics take an early lead In game one of the Eastern conference semifinals

By Arnie Leshin  The Boston Celtics handily won their Eastern Conference playoff semifinals opener over the 2nd-seeded, defending champion Toronto Raptors, 112-91. In the Western Conference quarterfinals, the 2nd-seeded Los Angeles Clippers advanced to their semis via a 111-97 elimination of the Dallas Mavericks in the National Basketball Association at …

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Gods encouraging word of the day

“As for God, His way is perfect; The word of the Lord is proven; He is a shield to all who trust in Him.” Psalm 18:30 Once again we are reminded who is our protection, our shield. It is Jesus. Your faith in Jesus is a shield but Jesus himself also …

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Increased moisture allows crews to begin repairs

By USDA Intermittent rain over the past few days continues to delay planned burnout operations to secure the western side of the fire area. Until fuels have dried out, crews are shifting their efforts to suppression repair.   Operations: The recent rain has both helped and hindered operations on the …

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Incoming weather tests firefighting efforts

By USDA Thunderstorms, rain, and gusty outflow winds are expected to move into the area, which may delay backburning operations intended to secure the western perimeter of the Medio Fire.   Operations: Today, crews will focus on eliminating threats along the western flank of the fire by backing the fire …

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National Hockey Leagues Have Begun Boycotting

By Arnie Leshin  One day after the National Basketball Association postponed its Wednesday schedule, and Major League Baseball postponed four games the same day in protest of the shooting of Jacob Blake in Kenosha, Wisc.,Tuesday, the National Hockey League is following suit by postponing its two playoff games scheduled for …

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