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Gov. Brown Signs Clear-Air Vehicle Legislation

SACRAMENTO (AP) — Gov. Jerry Brown signed into law several bills designed to boost use of clean-air vehicles in California.

One bill signed Sunday allows 15,000 additional electric and partial zero-emissions vehicles, or 70,000 total vehicles, to get green stickers that allow driving in carpool lanes even when solo. 100 more words


Local Demonstrators Raise Awareness About Climate Change In NY

By Justin Udo

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – On Sunday, just two days before the United Nations Climate Summit in New York, at least 200,000 demonstrators took over the streets of Manhattan urging world leaders to take action on climate change. 199 more words


A second annual walk for second chances

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) – Around a hundred people gathered at Foster Park Sunday afternoon for the second annual Redemption House Benefit Walk.

Redemption House Ministries, an organization that helps women who are substance abusers or ex-offenders, has been in the community for two years. 411 more words


Farrington's Grove holds annual festival

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (WTHI) – Neighbors came together in the Farrington’s Grove Historical District to take part in their annual Farrington Fest.

The festival was held on the grounds of the Vigo County Historical Society Museum. 86 more words


Mostly Boos For Jackson In Return To Philly

By Mike Dougherty

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Former Eagles wide receiver DeSean Jackson made his return to Lincoln Financial Field Sunday as a member of the Washington Redskins and the fans greeted him with a chorus of boos. 203 more words


5th Madera County Jail Escapee Caught

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) – A fifth man who escaped a Central California correctional facility has been captured, authorities said Sunday.

Madera County deputies apprehended Roel Soliz, 30, of Chowchilla in Fairmead shortly before 3 p.m. 148 more words


Citing Joan Rivers, Gov. Perry Backs Clinic Law

AUSTIN (AP) — Republican Texas Gov. Rick Perry on Sunday invoked comedian Joan Rivers’ death at a surgical clinic while defending a law he signed that would close the majority of abortion facilities in the nation’s second-most populous state. 576 more words