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The Latest: Contamination closes beaches in mudslide area

MONTECITO, Calif./January 11, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) —The Latest on the California mudslide disaster (all times local): 5:45 p.m. Fourteen beaches in Santa Barbara County are closed to swimmers because of contamination from deadly floods in the coastal foothills. County health officials announced Thursday that ocean bacterial levels are above standard levels along dozens of miles of … Continue reading The Latest: Contamination closes beaches in mudslide area