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Tuesday, Apr 30 2013 07:53 AM

'First Look': First News for April 30

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    In the "Just One Breath" series on valley fever, the Reporting on Health Collaborative found that California Correctional Health Care Services pays about $23 million annually treating inmates suffering from valley fever, including the cost of sending them to hospitals outside prisons and guarding them.

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By THE BAKERSFIELD CALIFORNIAN

Take a look at your First News for Tuesday, April 30.

Dozens of deaths from valley fever have prompted the federal receiver in charge of medical care in California prisns to order high-risk inmates out of two Central California prisons. They'll have to go elsewhere.

And Rep. Kevin McCarthy talks about the economic impact of low Kern River water levels on local tourism.

All this and more. Watch this morning's news on "First Look with Scott Cox."

 

 

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