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  1. Broonzy, brotherly love spell master Blasters at the DakotaRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Star Tribune

    ... music of Big Bill Broonzy and the Blasters . First, the backstory is in order. Phil and Dave Alvin , brothers from Downey, Calif., had a terrific roots-rock band, the Blasters, that started in 1979. But like most brother acts, the Alvins didn't ...

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  2. Officials ID Downey Man Killed After Minivan Rear-Ends TruckRead the original story

    20 hrs ago | CBS Local

    Officials have identified an 18-year-old man killed when the minivan he was riding in rear-ended a large truck in Downey.

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  3. Name of 18-year-old killed in Downey auto accident releasedRead the original story

    Yesterday | The Daily Breeze

    DOWNEY >> A coroner's investigator Saturday released the name of an 18- year-old man who was killed when the minivan he was in rear-ended a large truck in Downey.

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  4. One dead in Downey collision between mini-van and big rigRead the original story

    Yesterday | Los Angeles Times

    An 18-year-old man was killed and four people were injured Friday night when the van they were riding in collided into the back of a big rig in Downey.

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  5. 1 Killed, 4 Injured When Minivan Strikes Truck In DowneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | CBS Local

    One man was killed and four people, including the driver, were hurt when minivan veered into the center left-turn lane on Lakewood Boulevard and struck a big rig late Friday night, Downey police said.

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  6. Sweet 'lap-dog' shepherd left behind when owners movedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 25 | Examiner.com

    On July 10, a beautiful German shepherd named "Hailey," arrived to the Los Angeles County Animal Care and Control facility in Downey, Calif.

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  7. Fresno State Baseball Recruits Get National RecognitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 25 | Mountain West Connection

    ... Kemp , OF, Buchanan HS, Clovis, CA He was drafted by the Red Sox in the 15th round. Signed. Gabe Llanes , RHP/INF, Downey HS, Downey, CA He was drafted by the Mets in the 15th round. Signed. McCarthy Tatum , INF, Clovis HS, Clovis, CA He was drafted ...

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  8. Sister Doherty's life behind barsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 24 | Downey Patriot

    ... imagined she'd be living life behind bars, but from inside Good Shepherd Chapel at Los Padrinos Juvenile Hall in Downey, the humble nun will tell you she's never been more free. Originally from Ireland, Sister Doherty came to the United States in ...

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  9. Longtime resident Gerri Emmi mournedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 24 | Downey Patriot

    She is survived by her mother, Nicolina Emmi of Downey, and her brother, Steven Emmi of Rancho Santa Margarita.

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  10. Furman, Apollo parks getting new walking trailsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 24 | Downey Patriot

    Furman Park and Apollo Park will receive new walking trails after Downey was awarded $600,000 in county grants - $300,000 for each park.

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  11. Franklin O'Brien mournedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 24 | Downey Patriot

    He was born Oct. 12, 1931 in Lynn, Mass. He lived and raised his family in Salem, Mass. before moving to Downey with his wife, Marcia, in 1982. Franklin worked at the former United Shoe Machinery Corporation in Beverly, Mass. for nearly 20 years. ...

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  12. Fat pets a growing problem in animal sheltersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 24 | Downey Patriot

    ... animals are often overlooked at animal shelters and hard to place in homes. Griffin is being cared for at SEAACA in Downey. He is a happy-go-lucky guy who needs a family that can not only provide him with a loving home, but also someone who can ...

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  13. Anthony Leonardo BacaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 24 | Downey Patriot

    ... May 7, 1954 in Los Angeles, CA. Anthony was the second child of eight children. He spent his childhood growing up in Downey, CA, playing football, practicing piano, and participating in scouts. Anthony graduated from Warren High School in 1972. He ...

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  14. Downey Planning Commission will decide on nightcluba s go-go dancers proposal at August 20 meetingRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 23 | Press-Telegram

    DOWNEY >> A controversial proposal to bring go-go dancers to a local nightclub will be up for final approval by the city's Planning Commission on Aug. 20. The City Council addressed some public concerns about the proposal at its meeting Tuesday evening, but will not be able to take any action until the commission makes its final decision.

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  15. Alvin brothers mesmerize at Ferndale's Magic BagRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 23 | Detroit News

    ... buckles, I'm not kidding, we've got 78s, I'm not kidding'), talking about the brothers' early record collecting in Downey, Calif., about the concrete river and the border radio stations beaming in from Mexico that introduced them to the music of ...

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  16. Robert Downey Jr. is still Hollywood's best-paid actorRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 22 | Lake County Record-Bee

    Forbes magazine reports Downey is the highest paid actor in Hollywood for the second straight year, estimating the "Iron Man" star earned $75 million between June 2013 and June 2014, which is about the same amount as he earned last year.

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  17. Bond of BrothersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 21 | Cincinnati CityBeat

    When Dave and Phil Alvin were just kids in Downey, Calif., they already had developed a curiosity about the roots of American music.

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  18. Downey Planning Commission approves go-go dancers, angers mayorRead the original story

    Sunday Jul 20 | Press-Telegram

    DOWNEY >> Downey planning commissioners approved a controversial proposal last week to allow a nightclub to feature go-go dancers as part of its regular entertainment lineup.

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  19. Tredway Lumsdaine & Doyle LLP Welcomes Personal Injury Specialist Del D. Hovden as Of CounselRead the original story

    Jun 26, 2014 | 24-7 Press Release

    ... provides a full range of legal services to privately held companies and individuals. Founded by Harold Tredway in Downey, Calif. in 1961, TLD has served its clients and the community for more than 50 years. The firm, with regional offices in Los ...

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  20. Downey Building "Total Loss" After BlazeRead the original story

    Apr 3, 2014 | NBC Los Angeles

    Neighbors say they heard an explosion before a Downey business building went up in flames early Thursday, April 3, 2014.

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