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Early voting underway, poll workers needed on Central Coast

Although you still have a month to mull over your choices before Election Day, early voting is underway. It started Monday.

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Recovery Work Begins After Hurricane Michael Carves Through Florida Panhandle

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=13UoLG4assM Updated at 3:20 a.m. ET Tropical Storm Michael rampaged through South Carolina, North Carolina and finally southeastern Virginia on Thursday, before heading for the Atlantic Ocean. The storm's traveling speed accelerated to 25 mph by evening, according to the National Hurricane Center, with winds of 60 mph. A storm surge watch remained in effect from Ocracoke Inlet, N.C., to Duck, N.C. The hurricane center said life-threatening winds and flash...

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Sea otters found to be “touch specialists”

Oct 2, 2018
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Sea otters spend much of their day devouring whatever ocean snacks they can hunt down. They rely on their digestion to keep warm in the chilly Pacific Ocean, so they need to get their paws on at least ten pounds of food each day.

#metoo, #whyIdidntireport, #domesticviolenceawarenessmonth - with all of the allegations and revelations about sexual abuse and assault that have flooded the news, our communities and our personal lives over the last year - will it ever be possible to find peace again? How do we provide solace and support for those who have been forever affected and also find a way to move forward as a country?

Have you heard of bitcoin and blockchain? Learn how blockchain relates to bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies, and its potential for changing money, business, and beyond. Join Brian Reynolds for an informative conversation with Marvin Byrd, a senior security engineer and a graduate of Cal Poly.

SLO police help lead statewide investigation into Apple store robberies

Sep 27, 2018
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Seventeen people have been charged in connection with a series of robberies at Apple stores in California. As of Thursday afternoon, eight of those suspects are in custody. 

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The United States Army’s Fort Hunter Liggett in Monterey County is larger than all of the other Army Reserve’s training installations combined, and the U.S. Army’s seventh largest training facility in geographic area.

The Senate Judiciary Committee is voting on Judge Brett Kavanaugh's Supreme Court nomination. A full Senate vote on the nomination is expected as early next week. Watch the proceeding live.

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Country music leapt from the front porches of Appalachia to the living rooms of the world back in 1927. 

The Victor Talking Machine Company’s producer Ralph Peer came to Bristol, Tennessee in the summer of 1927 to record regional Appalachian balladeers, gospel singers, blues artists—performers like Jimmy Rodgers and the Carter Family. Peer’s 1927 Bristol Sessions also introduced the royalty system to the music industry.

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In California, it is a persistent challenge making water supply and water demand match up. A report being released Wednesday outlines how much water California’s coastal wastewater treatment plants dump into the ocean, and how much of that could be saved through better water management.

As the saying goes, "we are what we eat" but it may also be true that we "feel how we eat." Growing research supports the connection between the health of our gut and the health of our mind - and the idea that we can heal common mood disorders like depression and anxiety by changing our diet. Dr. Kelly Brogan, a holistic psychiatrist, is one of the pioneers addressing this new understanding about the correlation between food and mood. Tune in at 2 for a conversation with the reluctant therapist, Elizabeth Barrett, and Dr. Brogan about the re-imagining of mental health.

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