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Indio community holds candlelight vigil to honor Cpl. Hunter Lopez and others killed in Kabul, Afghanistan airport attack (Gallery)

The Coachella Valley community gathered at Indio City Hall Sept. 8 to mourn the loss of U.S. Marine Cpl. Hunter Lopez and others who died at the airport suicide bombing in Kabul Aug. 26. Cal Fire and the Indio Fire Department employees suspended the American flag between the extended ladders of two fire trucks while

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Businesses feel effects of Coachella cancellation

By Joyce Nugent Riverside County canceled the Coachella Music and Art Festival and its country music compliment, Stagecoach, due to a possible increase in COVID-19 cases this season.  “I am concerned, as indications grow, that COVID-19 could worsen in the fall,” Dr. Cameron Kaiser, Riverside County Public Health officer, said in a statement June 10.

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