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  • Voting in Greece is over. Now for the count

    Voting in Greece, July 5, 2015

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    Counting is underway in Greece after a referendum on Sunday that could determine the country's future in the European Union.

    Voters were asked whether to accept the latest offer of financial help from Europe and the International Monetary Fund.

    The of...

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Update: Nearly all power restored, IID asks customers to conserve

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Nearly all power is restored in the east Coachella Valley. About 2,200 customers in the Thermal and La…

Two hurt in Highway 74 crash on July 4

One person suffered major injuries and another moderate injuries in a head-on collision on Highway 74 in…

U.S. Women's World Cup party in Palm Desert

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A viewing party for Sunday's 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup final between the U.S. and Japan will be held…

Coachella Valley celebrates Fourth of July

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People across the country and right here in our valley are celebrating the Fourth of July this weekend…

Hiker dies on Bump and Grind trail in Palm Desert

Gov. Brown signs bill to close Bump and Grind Trail

A 61-year old man died just before one 1 p.m. Sunday on the Bump and Grind hiking trail. The Riverside…

Kids tee off in Palm Desert golf contest, family day

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Some of the greatest golfers in history started swinging at a young age. Kids hit the green in Palm…

Lake Fire 90 percent contained in San Bernardino mountains

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After more than two weeks, firefighters have a good handle on the Lake Fire.

Russian rocket launches to resupply ISS

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Resupply missions to the International Space Station rarely fail -- let alone twice in row, like the…

Your health: Tanning beds, antipsychotics and more

Nearly 10 million Americans still using tanning beds

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CNN Health & Wellness takes a look at the potential impact tanning beds and antipsychotics can have on…

Lake Fire 85% contained after burning 31,359 acres

Firefighters continue to make good progress as they continue to attack the Lake Fire, which has been…

Family and friends mourn loss of 4th of July crash victim one year later


When you're out on the roads this July Fourth weekend, a local family wants you to think about what…

Lawsuit aims to pull the plug on Desert Hot Springs pot shops

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There are new allegations of corruption against the city of Desert Hot Springs. The lawsuit being…

Veteran honors POWs and MIAs with special exhibit on Fourth of July weekend

Veteran honors POWs and MIAs with special exhibit on 4th of July weekend

A local veteran made a special exhibit to remember prisoners of war and missing in action persons. The…

Owner closes Tilted Kilt in Palm Desert

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One place you won't be able to go this holiday weekend -- the Tilted Kilt.

Gas tax drops, prices lower than last year

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The California excise tax on gas is down six cents a gallon, just in time for the holiday weekend.

Check out 4th of July events around Coachella Valley

4th of July celebrations kick off in Palm Desert and Palm Springs

Palm Springs and Palm Desert have announced their 4th of July celebrations for this year. Both events…

Solar plane ends most dangerous leg

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After nearly 118 grueling, consecutive hours over the Pacific Ocean, the sun-powered Solar Impulse 2 is…

5-year-old girl safe after being left alone on bus

A 5-year-old girl was found safe Thursday after her mother briefly exited the passenger tour bus they…

Advisory for 4th of July travelers

Advisory for 4th of July travelers

Advisory for 4th of July travelers

California regulators set to overhaul home electricity rates

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Big energy users are set to get a break on electricity while more efficient consumers will see their…

Fourth of July fireworks may cause fear for veterans with PTSD

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The Fourth of July is usually filled with food, family and fireworks -- but for some veterans it's a day…

Local shelters see spike in stray animal impounds over Fourth of July weekend

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While they're fun for humans to watch, fireworks can be a nightmare for your pets.

Coachella Valley 'Safe and Sane' fireworks


Charities in four Coachella Valley cities are gearing up for the 4th of July weekend selling "Safe and…

Fireworks are illegal in Riverside County, with a few exceptions

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Make sure you know the rules and regulations if you want to celebrate the Fourth of July with fireworks…

Yoder wants case returned to Indio court

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A former licensed foster parent and public school aide charged with child molestation wants his case…

Wheelchair van makeover, donation for 5-year-old Palm Desert girl

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Shelby Huerta is now riding around comfortably and in style after Coachella Valley companies teamed up…

Homeless man caught on video bashing car windshield with skateboard

Homeless man caught on video bashing car windshield

A woman who gave friendly advice to a homeless man had her car windshield smashed in by the same man at…



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Keep you and your friends and family healthy and safe over the Fourth of July weekend with these tips.

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      While it’s OK to occasionally give your dog human food, just make sure that it’s a food that’s OK for dogs to eat, as many foods that are safe for humans can be dangerous to dogs.

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      If you’re going to invest the money in remodeling your kitchen, try to make green improvements to make your kitchen better for the long-term.

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