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Channel Islands Site Of First U.S. Land Based Cruise Missile Test Since Withdrawing From INF Treaty

The United States has launched its first ground based cruise missile since withdrawing from a three decade old arms treaty with Russia, and the test took place in the Channel Islands. Department of Defense officials say they launched a cruise missile from a mobile launcher on San Nicholas Island Sunday afternoon.

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Authorities have announced plans for a crackdown on a growing homeless camping problem at a South Coast beach. Oxnard, and Port Hueneme Police contacted people in about 30 camps in the Ormond Beach area, and notified them they would have to leave.

An inmate at a South Coast jail has died. Ventura County Sheriff’s officials say deputies checking up on Robert Raymond Bustamante found him unresponsive in his cell at the county’s pre-Trial Detention facility Sunday morning.

(Department of Defense photo by Scott Howe)

The United States has launched its first ground based cruise missile since withdrawing from a three decade old arms treaty with Russia, and the test took place in the Channel Islands. Department of Defense officials say they launched a cruise missile from a mobile launcher on San Nicholas Island Sunday afternoon.

Three men have been arrested in what authorities now say was a gang related murder on the Central Coast. Residents of an Oceano home were awakened April 3rd by a man who knocked on their front door in the middle of the night, and said he had been shot. Daniel Fuentes Junior died a short time later.

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As students up and down the South Coast get ready to go back to school, undocumented students have a road ahead that’s more difficult than most. 

But, one college on the south coast is trying to help ease the burden on those students.

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She’s a bright, lively 13 year old Ventura County girl. No two kids are the same, but Micaela Ellis is anything but average. She’s already written her first book, and she’s been on a book tour in the county this summer, talking about it. The book is about something she knows well: What it’s like to live with autism.

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A 10-minute drive from the White House — where immigration has a top spot on the President's "to-do" list — a museum has filled three of its floors with artists' reactions to displacement, relocation and flight.

Strong majorities of Americans from across the political spectrum support laws that allow family members or law enforcement to petition a judge to temporarily remove guns from a person who is seen to be a risk to themselves or others, according to a new APM Research Lab/Guns & America/C

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Native Californian Leslie Ogden has seen her share of wildfires, but never did the retired schoolteacher dream one would roar into her own neighborhood as happened on the night of Dec. 4, 2017.

"On the curve of this street as you come in, one of the houses was in full flame," she recalled while standing on the front deck of her home recently. "And it was sending a river — probably 10 yards wide — of embers across the street. It was this river of fire."

Why does e-cigarette maker Juul advertise its product on TV when cigarette ads are banned? The short answer: Because it can.

For nearly 50 years, cigarette advertising has been banned from TV and radio. But electronic cigarettes — those battery-operated devices that often resemble oversized USB flash drives with flavored nicotine "pods" that clip in on the end — aren't addressed in the law.

The Pentagon says it has tested a U.S. missile that exceeds limits set down by the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty, a Cold War agreement between Washington and Moscow that was officially scrapped less than three weeks ago.

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Authorities have announced plans for a crackdown on a growing homeless camping problem at a South Coast beach. Oxnard, and Port Hueneme Police contacted people in about 30 camps in the Ormond Beach area, and notified them they would have to leave.

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WW, formerly known as Weight Watchers, has a new app now for kids. It's called Kurbo. The app asks kids to track what they eat and sorts food into good and bad categories without mention of calorie counts. Some experts say this approach could have serious health consequences, including development of eating disorders. At the same time, though, child obesity is on the rise and can lead to medical problems such as high blood pressure and diabetes. Dr. Fatima Cody Stanford specializes in obesity medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital. She joins us now.

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