Martin Wiscol

Orange County Register

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The Republican Party of Orange County is in an uproar over the picture of a family of chimpanzees with a portrait of President Barack Obama superimposed on one of their faces.

Doctored Chimp Photo Pits Birthers against OC GOP Establishment

The Republican Party of Orange County is in an uproar over the picture of a family of chimpanzees with a portrait of President Barack Obama superimposed on one of their faces.

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After more than a year of the COVID-19 pandemic, in-person learning is allowed and there’s unprecedented interest for offline summer school across California, according to CalMatters.

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News broke in May that AT&T would be spinning off WarnerMedia to Discovery and that David Zaslav would run the combined media empire, but that deal isn’t closing any time soon.

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President Joe Biden signed a bill into law today declaring June 19, commonly referred to as Juneteenth , a federal holiday.

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Josh Barro and Ken White talk about the Department of Justice continuing to represent Trump in E. Jean Carroll’s suit, Rudy on tape, special mastering and more.

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Jobs numbers are up but a recovery still looks rocky as we emerge from the pandemic.

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OC Supervisors are expected to discuss reviving a proposal that would extend term limits, while also capping those terms for a lifetime.

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