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    Gun control group still trying to intervene in California concealed-carry case

    California Attorney General Kamala Harris and a gun-control group are asking a federal appeals court to reconsider their effort to intervene in a case that could dramatically loosen California's restrictions on concealed handguns. 
    The 250-foot median gap at Highway 17's Laurel Curve has been closed for more than two years. But the debate over whether or not it was Caltrans' responsibility to close it off earlier and whether it would have saved the life of a 57-year-old Brentwood man, continues to rage.  
    Orange County authorities say a suspiciously lucky liquor store clerk has been charged with defrauding the lottery.  
    LOS ANGELES -- The number of California students attending charter schools has risen to more than a half million. The California Charter Schools Association announced Tuesday an estimated 547,800 students are enrolled in charter schools for the 2014-15 school year, up from 519,000 the year before.  
    Angry protesters upset that a Missouri police officer wasn't indicted for fatally shooting Michael Brown swarned onto highways in Los Angeles and San Diego on Tuesday night.  
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    DIY holiday gifts from the kitchen

    There's a perfect DIY gift for every food lover -- from an amped-up fruitcake to spicy sriracha, pâte de fruits and a decidedly untraditional Linzer torte.