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By Tim Sheehan / Special to the Californian
By THE BAKERSFIELD CALIFORNIAN
Take a Look at your First News for Wednesday, April 24.
American Lung Association executives delivered perennial bad news but with a dose of encouragement: Bakersfield and the San Joaquin Valley still have some of the nation's worst air quality, but there are points of improvement. Bakersfield-Delano ranked first in the nation for short-term and annual particle pollution, and third in ozone pollution in the Lung Association's "State of the Air 2013" report.
A Xerox Corp. affiliate recently notified state officials that it plans to lay off 150 of its Bakersfield employees this summer. Dallas-based Affiliated Computer Services Inc., acquired in 2010 by Norwalk, Conn.-based Xerox, plans to lay off the employees July 19.
All this and more. Watch this morning's news on "First Look with Scott Cox."