Burned out First Nation in northern B.C. gets help from gold mining firm — National Post

lig logo finalTELEGRAPH CREEK, B.C. — A First Nation struggling to recover from a devastating forest fire that burned through its community last year has received some welcome help from a gold mining firm.

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Stephanie Rivera, LBPost: Seeking Social Justice with Journalism — Palacio Magazine

Stephanie Rivera, Diversity and Immigration Reporter at the Long Beach Post, became a journalist because she saw it as a middle ground between social justice activist and politician. “When I was growing up, social justice has always been part of my life…”

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Long Beach Journalist Dies Following Traffic Collision — CBS Los Angeles

LONG BEACH (CBSLA) — A journalist who covered local Long Beach news died Friday evening following a traffic collision in Long Beach. Sean Belk, 36, died after being transported to Memorial Medical Center following injuries sustained in the head-on collision at Broadway and Obispo Avenue. Belk was employed as a staff writer at the bi-weekly Beachcomber newspaper…

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Top San Bernardino County Gang Prosecutor Who Sent Profane Posts on Obama, Immigrants Resigns — KTLA

Michael Selyem, lead attorney for the Central Hardcore Gang Unit at the San Bernardino County District Attorney’s Office is seen in a photo posted to his LinkedIn page. A San Bernardino County prosecutor who posted crude and profane insults about U.S. Rep. Maxine Waters, Michelle Obama and others to social media has resigned…

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Goodyear Blimp to Be Inducted Into College Football Hall of Fame — a First for a Nonplayer or Coach — KTLA

One of the new college football Hall of Famers has an inflated ego — and more. The Goodyear Blimp, which has become a staple at major sports events for more than 60 years, is being inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame as an honorary member — the first nonplayer or coach to be honored…

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Wall Debate Continues as Struggles at Border Intensify — KTLA

In Washington, it’s all about the wall. At the border, it’s only part of the story. Border authorities are struggling with outdated facilities ill-equipped to handle the growing increase in family migrants, resulting in immigrants being released onto the streets every day. The immigration court system is so clogged that some wait years for their day…

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Dog Left For Dead In Long Beach Dumpster Making Speedy Recovery — CBS Los Angeles

LONG BEACH (CBSLA) — A dog that was found severely abused, tied up in a bag and left for dead in a Long Beach dumpster last month is making such a speedy recovery, she could be put up for adoption by the end of January.

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