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Tuesday morning report, July 29
WRITTEN BY :   Eric Pierce

Five things to know this Tuesday morning: 

1.) Downey Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard has joined a group of federal legislators asking the FCC to help broker a deal between Time Warner Cable, the Dodgers and other pay-TV providers.

Unless you have Time Warner Cable, you can’t watch the Dodgers at home. That means about 70 percent of the Los Angeles market are unable to watch their hometown team. ESPN

A fundraiser is underway to buy new uniforms and equipment for Downey High’s football team, also to refurbish the weight room. SNAP-RAISE

Downey Adult School’s VN program has been named the top Hispanic-friendly practical nursing program in L.A. County, according to the Practical Nursing Organization.

The program was also ranked No. 2 in California and No. 6 in the nation. The recognition was for Downey Adult School’s ability to attract, retain and graduate its Hispanic students.

“In order to better serve student of Hispanic and Latino ancestry, we have retooled our curriculum and marketing strategies to better target this population,” school officials said in a statement.

Mark Gillaspie will be sworn-in as fire chief Friday at 11 a.m.

 Chick-fil-A is accepting job applications daily from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. through Friday. Apply at the on-site trailer; for questions, call (855) 663-9277.

Published: Tuesday, July 29, 2014, WEB ONLY
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