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A fugitive rapist who officials say had cut off a GPS monitoring device was captured in Palm Springs yesterday afternoon.

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Authorities say 55 year old Dennis McKenzie served seven years in prison for raping an 80 year old woman and is accused of making more than 50 harassing phone calls to the victims family since his release.

President Obama says there’s “no excuse” for the glitches that have nearly paralyzed the website for his healthcare law. ┬áDuring a speech in Boston Wednesday, Obama said he’s ordered a “tech surge” to fix the HealthCare.gov website.

Millions of Americans will receive less in food stamp assistance beginning tomorrow. The federal government’s Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program will cut benefits for more than 47-million people as increases made during the economic crisis expire. The maximum benefit for a family of four will shrink by 36 dollars a month.

The doors of a new Super Walmart store are now open in Ontario. The nearly 200-thousand-square-foot store on North Mountain Ave near the ten started welcoming shoppers yesterday and employs about 300 people.

The Boston Red Sox are World Series champions for the eighth time in franchise history with a 6-1 win over the Cardinals last night. There is a local connection. Red Sox owner John Henry is a former Apple Valley resident and a Victor Valley High school graduarte

A new survey finds Katniss, from the “Hunger Games”, is the most popular choice for movie-inspired adult Halloween costumes this year. The bow-and-arrow carrying heroine played by Jennifer Lawrence is the favorite for 41 percent of women. Thor, the superhero recently played by Chris Hemsworth, is the top choice for men.

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