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Gov. Gavin Newsom's strike team offered a provocative–and politically challenging–idea for easing utility wildfire liability that has already prompted PG&E to file for bankruptcy.

First-in-the-nation standards for deadly force in policing advanced Tuesday in California, but fault lines emerged in the Assembly, where past efforts have stalled.

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