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818 Roundup: White House to display Armenian orphan rug, fire warning, Bob Hope Airport flights grounded

May 01, 2014
  • Armenian refugee orphans wove this rug, pictured, in 1920 and gave it as a gift to President Calvin Coolidge in 1925 to thank Americans for their humanitarian support following World War I.
Armenian refugee orphans wove this rug, pictured, in… (Courtesy of Asbarez…)

Good morning, readers! Today is Thursday, May 1. Weather for the Glendale area is expected to reach a high of 100 and a low of 66 degrees. Remember to stay hydrated!

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  • The White House has agreed to exhibit a rug made by Armenian orphans in the near future, likely this fall, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) said on Wednesday.

  • Effective today, the Crescenta Valley Water District is requesting that residents use extraordinary water-conservation efforts. The most significant change is outdoor irrigation will be permitted only on Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday.
  • -- Sameea Kamal, sameea.kamal@latimes.com

    Follow on Twitter: @SameeaKamal.

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