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Melinda_Burns_Co.jpgSanta Barbara News-Press reporters Melinda Burns (center) and Dawn Hobbs (left) with columnist Starshine Roshell (right) at a pro-union rally this Sunday afternoon in front of the NP building. By The Independent’s deadline, there were no results to report in this week’s union election. (For more background, see this week’s Angry Poodle column.) For breaking news go to

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