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4 to Watch: What SpaceX's Dragon is Taking to the Space Station

The launch from Cape Canaveral in Florida is scheduled for 3:24 p.m. California time

A SpaceX Dragon spacecraft will carrying some unsual cargo to the International Space Center when it lifts off Wednesday afternoon from the Florida coast.

That's one of the stories we're featuring today on NBCLA.

What's Aboard SpaceX's Cargo Capsule This Time?

Southern California-based SpaceX will attempt Wednesday to launch a supply mission to the International Space Station, carrying more than a ton of cargo, including a sample of the green slime used on Kids' TV network Nickelodeon. It and other experiments are all in the name of science. The launch from Cape Canaveral in Florida is scheduled for 3:24 p.m. California time.

[NATL-LA] PHOTOS: SpaceX Falcon 9 Lights Up SoCal Sky

Dodgers Announce Renovations and a New Statue

Some changes are coming to one of Major League Baseball's oldest ballparks. The Dodgers announced details of the renovation plan, including a statue for one of the franchise greats. Click here to see renderings.

Pictures: Dodgers Unveil $100 Million Renovation Plan of Stadium

Getting Eaten Alive By Mosquitoes? Here's What to Know

Not are mosquitos are the same. Take the relentless Aedes mosquito that has been tormenting Southern Californians since it apparently arrived on a container ship from Asia. Here's what to know about these bloodsuckers and their atypical behavior.

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An Asian Tiger mosquito feeds from the blood from a person in an undated photo. Officials are warning about a rare mosquito invading the West Coast that has been known to carry Dengue fever and other diseases abroad. Health officials say that the bugs are coming from Asia in shipments of popular bamboo plants.

SoCal is About to Reach Peak Heat

Heat and humidity will bake Southern California again Wednesday when we can expect the warmest temperatures of the week. Here's what to expect from the rest of the week.

Temperatures are rising gradually throughout the week ahead. David Biggar has your First Alert Forecast on Sunday, July 21, 2019.
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