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Half Of US Adults Have Received At Least One COVID-19 Shot

April 18
Hope Yen and Jonathan Mattise / Associated Press

Half of all adults in the U.S. have now received at least one COVID-19 shot, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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Marine Tanks Back In Water After Deadly Accident Last Year

April 18
By Associated Press

Marines are training in seafaring tanks for the first time since nine men died when one of the troop carriers sank off the Southern California coast during an exercise last summer.

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The Latest: Fauci Says He Expects Fast Decision On J&J Shots

April 18
By Associated Press

Advisers to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention plan to meet this coming Friday to discuss the pause in Johnson & Johnson’s COVID-19 vaccine, and Dr. Anthony Fauci says he’d be “very surprised if we don’t have a resumption in some form by Friday.”

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California Mass Shooting Suspect Was Barred From Buying Gun

April 18
By Associated Press

The man accused of going on a shooting rampage at a Southern California business, killing four people, should not have been allowed to buy or own guns because of a California law that prohibits people from purchasing weapons for 10 years after being convicted of a crime.

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Gusty Santa Ana Winds Forecast For Mountains, Foothills

April 18
By City News Service

Santa Ana conditions were expected to bring gusty northeast winds over the mountains and foothills of San Diego County Sunday, the National Weather Service said.

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San Diego County Reports 245 COVID-19 Infections, 12 Deaths

April 17
By City News Service

San Diego County public health officials reported 245 new COVID-19 infections and 12 deaths Saturday as case rates continue to decline.

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Live Blog: San Diego County Reports 245 COVID-19 Infections, 12 Deaths

April 17
By KPBS Staff

This is a breaking news blog for all of the latest updates about the coronavirus pandemic.

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US West Prepares For Possible 1st Water Shortage Declaration

April 17
Sam Metz / Associated Press & Report for America

U.S. water officials are projecting the man-made lakes that store water used throughout the American West will fall to historically low levels and trigger an official shortage declaration for the first time.

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Signs Of Recovery As California Adds Jobs For 2nd Month

April 17
Adam Beam / Associated Press

California has hit its second straight month of growth following a year of enormous losses and inconsistent gains during the pandemic. California added 119,600 new jobs in March. The unemployment rate is now 8.3%, down from 8.5% in February.

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Mostly Sunny Skies Forecast For San Diego County

April 17
By City News Service

Mostly sunny skies were predicted for San Diego County Saturday with near-normal temperatures prevailing in most locations, the National Weather Service said.

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