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Rick Lord A scare at a military base in California, a fire rages out of control in Arizona, and a new attraction has them going bananas in Texas on this USA Update

June 17, 2014
Reporter: Rick Lord


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California... the Air Force Base in El Segundo was put on lockdown this afternoon as police searched for a person carrying a suspicious backpack. Witnesses said the bag had wires sticking out of it and the man was carrying guns. As of early Tuesday evening, no one was being allowed on or off the military base. The facility is also known as the Space and Missile Systems Center...

Arizona... evacuations are underway in and around Sedona as a wildfire begins to spread. It is burning near the Junipine Resort area of Oak Creek Canyon. Crews are having trouble with the fire, but it is burning toward an area that's already been burned away by another fire. Right now, no buildings are being threatened...

Texas... the zoo in Waco has a cute and cuddly new attraction. Batari, a baby orangutan, made her public debut at the park Monday. She and her mom and dad will alternate exhibit days with the zoo's other orangutan family, depending on the weather. Batari is Malaysian for "goddess." And with that, we're done monkeyin' around on this USA Update.


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