Topic: “California”

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How AP calls a race at poll close

, by Lauren Easton

On Super Tuesday, AP declared Bernie Sanders the winner in California as soon as polls closed at 8 p.m. PT— one of four such race calls made that night as polls closed in a state.

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Stellar night for AP race calling

, by Lauren Easton

A night of fast and accurate race calls by The Associated Press on Super Tuesday culminated as polls closed in California at 8 p.m. PT, when AP declared Bernie Sanders the winner of the night’s biggest prize.

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Shining a light on the dark side of CBD craze

, by Patrick Maks

In a memo to staff on Friday, AP Managing Editor Brian Carovillano described the backstory of a nationwide, multiformat effort that identified CBD products spiked with dangerous synthetic drugs and exposed some of the people behind them:

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Song sparks opera singer harassment scoop

, by Patrick Maks

In a memo to staff, Managing Editor Brian Carovillano explained how a bombshell investigation of sexual harassment allegations against opera legend Placido Domingo started with a song:

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Collaborating to reveal what’s ‘Destined to Burn’

, by Patrick Maks

For the first time, AP is collaborating with the USA TODAY Network-California, McClatchy and Media News on a two-part series, “Destined to Burn,” which examines the deadliest wildfire in California history and showcases the ability of news organizations to work together in the name of deep accountability journalism that matters.

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