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California drops most COVID restrictions

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – More states are reaching the 70% vaccination threshold and California is now removing most COVID restrictions, even amid new concerns being raised about that highly contagious “delta” variant of the coronavirus. Tuesday morning, as health experts warn the delta …

Drought warning issued across the West

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (KOVR/CNN) – Parts of the U.S. are seeing one of the most significant droughts in a decade. The exceptional drought category, the most severe on the scale, is overtaking parts of four western states affecting more than 15 million Americans. …

Four Oregon foster children reported missing

PORTLAND, Ore. – Four foster siblings are missing and possibly in danger. The Oregon Department of Human Services said Leilia Johansen, age 11, Adisenn Proffitt, age 5, Ansen Proffitt, age 5, and Izabella Proffitt, age 9, were reported missing from Portland on …