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  • Breaking News - Get breaking news and emergency alert information for our area and around the nation.
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  • Severe Weather Alerts - Be notified when severe weather strikes Imperial County.
  • Upcoming this Weekend - Be the first to know about special stories you'll see only in the weekend edition.
  • Adelante Valle - Las Ășltimas noticias al momento y en tu idioma.
  • High School Sports Scores - Get your favorite team scores sent to your phone. 

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