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    Judge finds county pot fine excessive

    Superior Court Judge David Lampe struck a blow Friday to the Kern County ordinance that prevents medical marijuana patients from growing more than 12 marijuana plants on a single parcel of land.

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    Action Line: Protect yourself when buying a used car

    Dear Action Line, I just bought a used car. It was the worst experience of my life. I traded in my old car. Now, they told me my credit was denied. I just want to give the car I bought back and get my old one returned.

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    Trailer donated to Magdalene Hope for HIV testing service

    With its pastel pink and white exterior, an outsider would never guess that a 1960 vintage camping trailer, nicknamed Bunny, would be used for HIV testing.

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    Threshold Choir caters to the sick

    At Mercy Hospital downtown Friday, a woman lay scowling in a bed in the intensive care unit. A group of people dressed in cheerful holiday colors had gathered in the common area outside her room, and the patient was clearly annoyed by the bustling.

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    Services scheduled

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    New bullet train path to be developed

    The state's high-speed rail agency will collaborate with Bakersfield to develop a new path through the city for the multi-billion dollar bullet train, officials announced Friday.

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    BEYOND BAKERSFIELD: News from around Kern County

    Ridgecrest: Ridgecrest dogs and their human owners have a new place in town to hang out.

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    Kern's unemployment rate creeps upward again

    Kern County joblessness grew again in November as farming companies shed another 3,700 jobs, or 5.6 percent, outweighing strong gains in professional and business services and other sectors, the state reported Friday.

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    'First Look': Dr. Dev discusses buttocks implants

    While buttocks implants aren't the most in-demand procedures in the plastic surgery field, they're definitely creating a buzz among young and older women.

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    'First Look': Discover event planning, marriage officiants in new "Bakersfield Life"

    Coming up with the perfect theme for a party or event is sometimes overwhelming. So instead of stressing over what colors work with a table set, leave it to the professionals.

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    'First Look': Friendly poodle featured as 'Pet of the Week'

    Popcorn is probably the only poodle who could pull off the mohawk-poof look. And it doesn't hurt that he's also the most mellow and relaxed dog who has ever visited the "First Look with Scott Cox" show.

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