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News Briefs: Mavericks win Citrus Bowl, WWII veteran, indecent exposure

Mesa Verde Mavericks celebrate Friday night after winning the 2023 Citrus Bowl. // M. Hazlip

Latest local news briefs include the outcome of Friday night’s Citrus Bowl game, a 100th birthday celebration for a local World War 2 veteran, and a suspect wanted for allegedly exposing himself in front of Citrus Heights homes.

Mavericks win Citrus Bowl, 82-7
The Mesa Verde Mavericks took home another Citrus Bowl win on Friday night after beating the San Juan Spartans 82-7. A recording of the game can be viewed on Youtube.

Authorities seek to identify man who exposed himself in front of homes
CBS-Sacramento reported Friday that authorities are looking for a man who is accused of exposing himself in front of homes in the area of Old Auburn Road. A doorbell video of the suspect was released by the Sacramento County Sheriff’s Department. (See CBS 13 report)

WW2 veteran, POW celebrates 100th birthday in Citrus Heights
A birthday party will be held on Sunday, Sept. 10, for 100-year-old Francis Bufkin, who served as a gunner on a B-17 Bomber prior to being shot down and held as a prisoner of war for 13 months, KCRA reported Friday. (See KCRA story)

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