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1 hr ago | The Fresno Bee

California leads in farmer's markets, but other states catching up

California leads the nation in the number of farmer's markets, but the concept is growing faster in other states, said a U.S. Department of Agriculture report released Saturday.

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Related Topix: California, Agriculture, Science, Fresno, CA, US News, United States Department of Agriculture

Fri Aug 01, 2014

Merced Sun-Star

Pair arrested in Fresno linked to human trafficking in Merced

A man and a woman were arrested in Fresno on Thursday night in connection with human trafficking activity in Merced, the Merced Police Department reported.

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Related Topix: Merced, CA, Fresno, CA

KSEE-TV Fresno

Victims Killed in Alleged Drunk Driving Big Rig Accident Identified

The Fresno County Coroner has released the names of two people killed in an alleged drunk driving accident involving a small passenger car and a big rig.

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Related Topix: Fowler, CA

The Fresno Bee

Sheriff's office: Man killed irrigating Sanger ranch

A 47-year-old man was killed Wednesday night after an all-terrain vehicle he was riding while irrigating a Sanger ranch landed on top of him, said Lt.

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Related Topix: Sanger, CA

The Fresno Bee

Diane Carbray: Boys & Girls Clubs make a big difference

America's kids are in crisis. Consider these alarming facts about the state of our country: The U.S. ranks 22nd in high school completion among 28 countries; three out of 10 kids are obese or overweight; and one in five youth lives in poverty.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Fresno, CA, Madera County, CA

The Fresno Bee

Fresno council repeals water rate increases, avoids ballot fight

A new water meter, right, is shown with the radio-wave transmitter, to the left, on Wednesday, July 9, 2014 in Fresno, Calif.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

The Fresno Bee

Covered California announces slight changes in most 2015 premiums

Covered California consumers in the central San Joaquin Valley will see slight changes in cost for health insurance premiums in 2015 depending on the plan they choose and where they live -- some up, some down.

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Related Topix: California, Health Insurance, Health, Tulare County, CA

The Fresno Bee

Judge: Mentally ill Fresno man will stand trial for killing grandmother

A mentally ill Fresno man will stand trial on a murder charge for killing his grandmother a day after he was released from jail, a judge ruled Thursday.

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Related Topix: Fresno, CA, Criminal Defense Law, Law

KING-TV Seattle

Candidate goes homeless to show economic gap

The Republican candidate for California governor said Thursday he spent a week living as a homeless person in Fresno to highlight the disparity between the governor's claim that the state is making an economic comeback and the reality faced by the working poor in the nation's most populous state.

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Related Topix: California, Jerry Brown, US Governors, San Mateo County, CA, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA, San Mateo, CA

Groong

The European Times publishes interviews with Artsakh officials

The European Times publishes interviews with Artsakh officials July 30, 2014 - 18:20 AMT PanARMENIAN.Net - The European Times published a series of interview with high-ranking Artsakh officials, including Minister of Industrial Infrastructures Hakob Ghahramanyan, Minister of Education and Science Slavik Asryan, Minister of Foreign Affairs Karen ... (more)

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The Fresno Bee

EDITORIAL: High-speed rail vote shows 3 supervisors stuck in past

SPECIAL TO THE BEE A view of the high speed rail shows the trains pulling into a station in this artist rendering.

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Related Topix: California High-Speed Rail, Fresno, CA, Agriculture, Science, Opinion

Merced Sun-Star

Madera County Supervisors forego salary increase for second year

In light of the sacrifices that continue to be made by Madera County employees during these difficult fiscal times, the Board of Supervisors will again forego an automatic 1.83 percent salary increase.

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Related Topix: Madera County, CA, Merced County, CA

KMPH-TV Fresno

Man Who Found Bag Of Cash Celebrates Milestone

The Fresno man who found more than $120,000 in cash and gave it back celebrated a milestone Wednesday night.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

The Fresno Bee

Fresno City Council to debate water rates and Measure W

A new water meter, right, is shown wit the radio-wave transmitter, to the left, on Wednesday, July 9, 2014 in Fresno, Calif.

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Related Topix: Fresno, CA, San Joaquin, CA

The Fresno Bee

Pair arrested on theft, burglary charges in central Fresno break-in

A man and a woman were arrested early Wednesday morning in central Fresno after they were found with a stolen GMC Sierra pickup, $6,000 worth of automotive tools and two stolen license plates, the California Highway Patrol said.

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The Fresno Bee

Documents: Fresno County man with suspected TB is sexually violent predator

The man suspected of having highly contagious tuberculosis in Fresno County is a sexually violent predator who had been housed in the Coalinga State Hospital, court records say.

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Related Topix: Coalinga, CA, Orange County, CA

The Fresno Bee

Documents: Fresno County man with suspected TB is sexually violent predator

The man suspected of having highly contagious tuberculosis in Fresno County is a sexually violent predator who had been housed in the Coalinga State Hospital, court records say.

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Related Topix: Coalinga, CA, Orange County, CA

The Fresno Bee

French fire in Madera County grows to 5,600 acres

An airplane drops retardant on flames burning more than 2,000 acres in the French fire in Madera County.

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Related Topix: Fire, Madera County, CA, Coarsegold, CA

KSEE-TV Fresno

Special Report: Teen Moms

More teens are having babies in the Central Valley than anywhere else in the state.

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Related Topix: Family, Parenting, Tulare County, CA, Tulare, CA

The Fresno Bee

New Fresno Co. public defender Diaz honored at reception

A community reception honoring Elizabeth Diaz, Fresno County's new public defender, will be held Wednesday evening at the Downtown Club.

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