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There's an underwater robot battle happening in Long Beach

Long Beach City College is hosting an underwater robotics competition — but it's not all fun and games.

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Chief Beck addresses LAPD cadets amid scandal

Jamie Kennedy Hosts 2013 Los Angeles Police Department South Los Angeles PAAL Awards Gala

As the LAPD's cadet program faces intense scrutiny after two scandal-plagued weeks, Police Chief Charlie Beck committed to stricter oversight of the program.

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Tolls are going up on the 91 freeway

If you use the toll lanes on the 91 freeway going into and out of Corona, it's about to get more expensive.

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In Serbia, a struggle to protect the Balkan donkey by selling its pricey milk

Slobodan Simic, a former Serbian parliamentarian, now runs the largest donkey farm in eastern Europe, located fifty miles from Belgrade. He's trying to finance the protection of the Balkan donkey by selling donkey-milk products, which are said to promote health and beauty.
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At $10 a cup, donkey milk isn't cheap. But one Serbian farmer has found a market for this elixir, using it for cheese, infant formula and even chocolate.

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How the Senate health care bill could disrupt the insurance market

Some lawmakers are raising concerns that the Senate health care bill could aggravate the problem of healthy people going without insurance, driving up costs for everyone else.
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Senate Republicans dropped the requirement that all Americans get health insurance. But they kept the mandate that insurance companies cover everyone.

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Schools let students take laptops home to stop the 'summer slide'

Student Technology Homeless School on Wheels Skid Row Laptop

More districts are letting students take computers home for the summer, hoping the devices will fill in learning gaps. But will it work?

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LA rents bit more affordable in 2017, analyst says

Housing Report Suggests Rising Rents Could Lead To Home Market Turnaround
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The Los Angeles area posted an improvement in rental affordability after a decade of cost increases, according to the Legislative Analyst's Office.