5 Things to know for Wednesday, July 30

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The five top stories FOX 17 news is covering this Wednesday:

1. California water main break floods UCLA campus

ucla water main breakStreets and parts of UCLA were flooded after a water main burst in the middle of Sunset Boulevard on July 29. Several buildings on campus were damaged, including the newly renovated Pauley Pavilion, home to the basketball teams. Officials say damage estimates could reach into the millions. Read more: Water main break floods Sunset Boulevard

2. More Western sanctions imposed on Russiarussian rebels

Western powers are blaming Russian President Vladimir Putin for ongoing violence in Eastern Ukraine. The United States and the European Union accused Russia of training and arming rebels in Eastern Ukraine and perpetuating the crisis in the area. Read more: U.S., EU coordinate on Russia sanctions


Morris-Rose-Marie-crop3. Missing mother doesn’t want to be found

Dowagiac Police say Rose Morris, from Cass County, contacted them to say she’s safe, but says she does not wish to be found. The news comes after friends posted online that she was in jail, which police say is false. Read more: Missing mother contacts police

 4. Lock in propane rates now to avoid price gougingpropane tanks generic

According to the American Propane Gas Association, it’s smarter for consumers and retailers to lock in prices for propane in preparation for the winter while it’s still summer, because that’s when the demand for gas is low. Gas companies also suggest considering a pricing plan: lock in a guaranteed price and pay a monthly bill, or buy an annual number of gallons in advance. Read more: Lock in propane pricing

little girl sad over brother5. Little girl REALLY doesn’t want her baby brother to grow up

Little Sadie is upset because she wants her baby brother to stay the way he is forever. Her reason? “Because he’s so cute!” Sadie also makes it a point to mention that she doesn’t want to die when she’s 100-years-old. Read more: Weeping big sister

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