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We are waking up today for the first time in nearly a century without Nelson Mandela’s presence in the world. The iconic former South African President died yesterday at the age of 95 after battling a long illness. Preparations are underway for a state funeral.

Cold weather is chilling the Inland Empire and rain and snow are on the way. A frost advisory is in effect until 9am this morning with highs today in the mid 50′s. Tonight and into tomorrow, rain is possible with snow levels dropping as low as 3500 feet.

A candlelight vigil was held last night for the 9 year old Rancho Cucamonga girl who was killed Wednesday when she was hit by a pick up truck while walking home from school.

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Ashlyn Gardner and her 7 year old brother were in a marked crosswalk when they were hit after leaving Etiwanda Colony Elementary. The boy was injured and is back home. A website has been set up to help the family pay for burial expenses. DonateĀ here.

An 18-year-old man is jailed for allegedly stealing from the sports car involved in the crash that killed “Fast and the Furious” star Paul Walker. Jameson Witty is accused of taking the roof panel from the charred Porsche Carrera GT as it was being towed away Saturday.

Kohl’s is getting ready to keep its stores open in most of the country for 100 hours leading up to Christmas. The chain will start the marathon at 6:00 a.m. on Friday, December 20 and keep stores open continuously until 6:00 p.m. on Christmas Eve.

The Twitterverse is sounding off on “The Sound of Music Live.” The TV adaptation of the iconic musical starring Carrie Underwood aired live on NBC last night. It quickly became a trending topic on Twitter, but the reviews were decidedly mixed.

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December 6, 2013 at 5:30 am | News | No comment