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Top headlines: Tuesday, February 6

Top headlines: Tuesday, February 6

Here are the top headlines for Tuesday, February 6.


Dow back in positive territory

NEW YORK (AP) — The Dow Jones industrial average jumped to the positive as much as 350 points in morning trading, erasing an early plunge of more than 500.

The wild swings Tuesday marked the third day of volatility in global markets.

U.S. stocks swooned Friday and Monday as investors worried that accelerating inflation and higher interest rates could derail the market's record-setting rally.

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Fire break out at Chico train trestle

A train trestle was damaged by fire in Chico Monday night.

It happened at the Union Pacific Railroad tracks north of Hegan Lane.

Train traffic was stopped for up to two and a half hours.

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Sanctuary County vote set for today in Shasta County

Tuesday, Shasta County's Board of Supervisors will vote to not become a sanctuary county.

If passed, it means county law enforcement would comply with federal immigration laws and support different agencies helping each other on investigations.

A simple majority is required for it to pass.

Jesus Center relocation to be discussed

Tuesday, Chico's City Council will discuss the potential relocation of the Jesus Center to the Silver Dollar Fairgrounds.

The Jesus Center has provided services to Chico's homeless population for nearly 40 years.

The city is working to move the group to city property on Martin Luther King Jr. Drive, because there is not enough room at their Park Avenue location.

The move will only take place if a new place can be found for the BMX business currently there, according to the city.

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One boy still being sought after two escape Tehama County Juvenile Hall

The search for two escapees from Tehama County Juvenile Hall put schools on lockdown for hours Monday.

Red Bluff police said two boys escaped from juvenile hall around 3 p.m. Monday. Bidwell Elementary School and Jackson Heights Elementary were put on soft lockdown for two hours as a precaution.

One of the boys was found not far from juvenile hall, but police are still looking for the second boy. He's described as about five-foot-two with a slender build, last seen wearing a white T-shirt and shorts.

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