Heat Advisory in effect for Banning Pass and Inland Empire through Monday

A large ridge of high pressure will bring weak offshore winds and warm temperatures to areas west of the mountains though Monday. Highs could reach 10-15 degrees above average.

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    Mention Morocco and most would first think of the exotic markets of Marrakech, the desert dotted with ancient kasbahs and, of course, the classic 1942 wartime film "Casablanca."

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    TV2 Iceland

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    American Airlines generic

    That was fast. American Airlines tickets are back on Orbitz.

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    O'Hare shuttle crash


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