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Top Bull Riders and Rodeo Athletes head to Las Vegas for Historic Weekend

LAS VEGAS – The world’s top bull riding and rodeo athletes will head to Las Vegas for a historic Western sports weekend in the Entertainment Capital of the World June 11-13 as PBR (Professional Bull Riders) welcomes fans back into the arena for the Unleash The Beast- Las Vegas Invitational and the Bill Pickett Invitational…

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South L.A. STEM Prep High School Sees 11% Jump in Student College Acceptance 

Los Angeles, Ca. – As high schools across the country experience lower college-going rates among students as a result of the global pandemic, one local high school is seeing the opposite. Math & Science College Prep (MSCP) in South Los Angeles, recently named a California Distinguished School and one of the Best High Schools in the state according…

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IN MEMORIAM: Comic Legend Paul Mooney Dies at 79

By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Senior National Correspondent @StacyBrownMedia Paul Mooney, the comedian who wrote episodes of “Sanford and Son,” “Good Times,” and “The Richard Pryor Show,” has died at the age of 79. His publicist, Cassandra Williams, confirmed Mooney’s death and said he died at home in Oakland, California. Subscribe to continue only 99 cents

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California scores staggering $75B budget surplus

By Reid Wilson From thehill.com California’s budget is in the black — by a staggering amount. A state that expected perhaps the most severe budget crunch in American history instead has a more than $75 billion budget surplus, Gov. Gavin Newsom (D) said Monday, after a booming stock market and better-than-anticipated tax revenues over the pandemic-plagued year.…

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