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    Journalist had rare glimpse of history

    Journalist Bill Moyers, seen second from right, was at the back of the room on Air Force One when Lyndon Johnson was sworn in as President following the assassination of John Kennedy in November of 1963. Mr. Moyers was 29 years old at the time. Read our exclusive interview.

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Council adopts zone change paving way for art museum

Pomona College staff can breathe a sigh of relief. The Claremont City Council approved a much-needed zone change at last night’s council meeting, which will allow the college to move forward with its plans for the new Pomona College Museum of Art on College Avenue and Second Street. See the video inside.

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Threesome arrested after checking into Claremont hotel

Police arrested three people after they checked into the DoubleTree Hotel using false ID. Officers arrived around 11:10 a.m. after three people—34-year-old Marian Arias from Corona, 33-year-old Jessica Lanier from Azusa and 36-year-old Jason Baker from Whitter—checked in with what the reception suspected were fraudulent credit cards and identification.

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Metrolink train death ruled a suicide, victim identified

A woman killed at the Cambridge Avenue Metrolink crossing in Claremont on Tuesday morning has been identified as 24-year-old Deashanique Miller of San Francisco, according to the Los Angeles County Coroner’s office. Her death has been ruled a suicide. Inspector Courtney Castellino of the LA County Coroner’s office confirmed Ms. Miller’s identity Wednesday morning.

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Village fire damages two homes

Firefighters clean up after an early morning fire damaged two homes in the 1100 block of Yale Avenue on Wednesday in Claremont. Just before six a.m. neighbor Marc Selznick noticed smoke coming from a back home on the property and called 911. He said that the fire appeared to start on the second story porch, which was fully engulfed when firefighters arrived. COURIER photo/Steven Felschundneff

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Council to vote on art museum Tuesday

As the Claremont City Council weighs in on a controversial zone change that would pave the way for a new museum on May 24, a group of citizens is threatening litigation. The group, known as “Citizens to Save College Avenue,” is urging the council to reject the zone change and the Pomona College Master Plan, which would move the historic Renwick House across the street on the southeast corner of College Avenue and Second Street. See aerial video of the Renwick House, location of proposed museum. COURIER photo/Peter Weinberger

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Metrolink crash results in pedestrian fatality

Officials investigate the scene of a fatal accident involving a pedestrian and a Metrolink train Tuesday Morning in Claremont. A west bound train struck an unidentified woman at the Cambridge crossing just south of Bonita.

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SPORTS

Boos breaks own record, moves on in CIF competition

Claremont High School distance runner Annie Boos broke her own school record in the 1600-meter race last week during the CIF Southern Section Division II finals at Cerritos College. Her third place finish at 4:54:65 also guaranteed her a berth in the CIF Masters event on Friday also at Cerritos College.

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