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It's Friday August twenty <Speech_Female> first I'm <Speech_Female> Mary Regalado, <Speech_Female> and here's your local news <Speech_Female> from the Los. <Speech_Female> Angeles Times. <Speech_Female> Today <Speech_Female> will be partly sunny, <Speech_Female> warm and humid <Speech_Female> with a high near <Speech_Female> one hundred degrees <Speech_Female> and a low tonight <Silence> of seventy-three three. <Speech_Female> Our <Speech_Female> top story Orange <Speech_Female> County public health <Speech_Female> officials reported <Speech_Female> the first <Speech_Female> covid nineteen related <Speech_Female> death of a minor <Speech_Female> in the county <Speech_Female> yesterday <Speech_Female> according to health <Speech_Female> officials. The teenage <Speech_Female> girl had underlying <Speech_Female> medical conditions <Speech_Female> officials reported <Speech_Female> the first <Speech_Female> covid nineteen related <Speech_Female> death of a minor <Speech_Female> in the county <Speech_Female> yesterday <Speech_Female> according to health <Speech_Female> officials. The teenage <Speech_Female> girl had underlying <Speech_Female> medical conditions <Speech_Female> and <Speech_Female> her exact age and <Speech_Female> identity were not <Speech_Female> released. The <Speech_Female> teen was the second <Speech_Female> Californian younger <Speech_Female> than eighteen <Speech_Female> whose death was <Speech_Female> confirmed to be related <Speech_Female> to covid. Nineteen <Speech_Female> a central <Speech_Female> valley teenager <Speech_Female> with underlying health conditions <Speech_Female> died from <Speech_Female> covid nineteen. In Madeira <Speech_Female> last month, <Speech_Female> the deaths <Speech_Female> come amid a surge <Speech_Female> in corona virus cases <Speech_Female> among children <Speech_Female> and teens in the state. <Speech_Female> In fact, <Speech_Female> cases among <Speech_Female> the demographic were up <Speech_Female> one hundred, <Speech_Female> fifty percent last <Silence> month. <Speech_Female> <Speech_Female> In other news <Speech_Female> as excessive heat <Speech_Female> tapers off, power <Speech_Female> outages are not <Speech_Female> expected through the weekend. <Speech_Female> That's <Speech_Female> what state officials <Speech_Female> said. Yesterday <Speech_Female> the state managed <Speech_Female> to stave off rolling <Speech_Female> blackouts for three <Speech_Female> consecutive nights <Speech_Female> after officials repeatedly <Speech_Female> called for voluntary <Speech_Female> conservation <Speech_Female> efforts. They <Speech_Female> also credited <Speech_Female> imported energy <Speech_Female> and wind production <Speech_Female> in avoiding blackouts <Speech_Female> earlier <Speech_Female> in the week heat <Speech_Female> related equipment <Speech_Female> issues left thousands <Speech_Female> without power <Silence> in Los Angeles. <Speech_Female> <Speech_Female> Meanwhile protesters <Speech_Female> gathered <Speech_Female> outside mayor Terry <Speech_Female> torn next home <Speech_Female> on Wednesday are <Speech_Female> demanding that passing <Speech_Female> leaders hold <Speech_Female> police accountable <Speech_Female> for the fatal shooting <Speech_Female> of a black man <Speech_Female> they night <Speech_Female> however, authorities <Speech_Female> say the law <Speech_Female> and body camera <Speech_Female> video justify <Speech_Female> the shooting <Speech_Female> police also <Speech_Female> claimed that thirty two year <Speech_Female> old Anthony McLean <Speech_Female> pulled a handgun <Speech_Female> was running from <Speech_Female> officers <Speech_Female> authorities released <Speech_Female> several videos, yesterday <Speech_Female> showing McLean <Speech_Female> fleeing with what <Speech_Female> appears to be something <Speech_Female> shiny around his waist <Speech_Female> band. The <Speech_Female> mclane family's attorney <Speech_Female> said, it was <Speech_Female> a large metal belt <Speech_Female> buckle <Speech_Female> but police said <Speech_Female> a semiautomatic pistol <Speech_Female> was recovered at <Silence> the scene. <Speech_Female> and. Finally, <Speech_Female> Uber and lift <Speech_Female> will continue operations <Speech_Female> in California. <Speech_Female> After <Speech_Female> an appeals court ruled <Speech_Female> that they can keep <Speech_Female> their business model in <Speech_Female> place while challenging <Speech_Female> a state <Speech_Female> labor law, <Speech_Female> the ride hailing companies <Speech_Female> have launched a legal <Speech_Female> battle against assembly <Speech_Female> bill five, <Speech_Female> which would require <Speech_Female> them to classify drivers <Speech_Female> as employees <Speech_Female> but the company's <Speech_Female> leaders have <Speech_Female> said they might need <Speech_Female> to temporarily shut <Speech_Female> down in their home <Speech_Female> state. If forced <Speech_Female> on short notice <Speech_Female> to provide drivers <Speech_Female> with health care and other <Speech_Female> benefits, <Speech_Female> the appeals court <Speech_Female> has scheduled arguments <Speech_Female> for October, <Silence> thirteenth. <Speech_Female> <Speech_Female> For these stories and more visit L. A. Times Dot Com.

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