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  1. Help offered to poor getting back to work, off food stampsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | Times-Standard

    Federal officials say some Californians who rely on food stamps will receive help getting back on the job through a pilot program aimed at reducing the cost of public assistance. The U.S. Department of Agriculture is expected to announce Friday that Fresno County will receive $12.1 million to provide parents reliable child daycare enabling them to return to work or job training programs.

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  2. HSU Basketball: Freshman Calvin Young II flourishing since move into Jacksa starting lineupRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 3 | Times-Standard

    ARCATA >> Armed with leaping capabilities the Humboldt State men's basketball program hasn't seen in years and a never-ending wingspan, freshman forward Calvin Young II has the ability to turn nothing into something almost instantaneously. But as is the case with a good number of young players getting their feet wet at the collegiate level, Young II was searching for something in his game - consistency.

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  3. Poet laureate Philip Levine dies at age 87Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 15, 2015 | Times-Standard

    Philip Levine, a former national poet laureate who won the Pulitzer Prize for writing that celebrates the lives of the working class has died at his home in Fresno, California. Levine was 87. He won the Pulitzer for poetry in 1995 for "The Simple Truth," and he served as the country's poet-in-chief from 2011 to 2012.

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  4. Family-owned California ski resorts struggle from droughtRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2015 | Times-Standard

    With California entering its fourth drought year, even some big resorts with millions of dollars in modern snow-making equipment don't have all their lifts running. The midsized and family-owned resorts struggling most had hoped to reopen for the Presidents Day holiday, traditionally the year's biggest weekend for skiing.

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  5. APNewsBreak: California unveils strictest rules on pesticideRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2015 | Times-Standard

    California farmers now must abide by the nation's strictest rules for a widely used pesticide in a change designed to protect farmworkers and people who live and work near agricultural fields but is likely to raise prices on produce. The restrictions announced Wednesday target chloropicrin, a pesticide injected into the ground before planting crops such as strawberries, tomatoes and almond orchards.

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  6. CR Basketball: A glance at the Corsairs, Lady Corsairs matchups todayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 2, 2015 | Times-Standard

    The Corsairs head north to face the Southwestern Oregon Community College Lakers in Coos Bay, Ore. at 1 p.m. The Lady Corsairs, on the other hand, head to Weed, Calif.

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  7. Mercury News girls cross country of the year: Lizzie Lacy, Menlo SchoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2014 | Times-Standard

    Lizzie Lacy always liked sports. Basketball, soccer, lacrosse. But she didn't have a sport to play in the fall her freshman year at Menlo School.

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  8. Mercury News boys cross country runner of year: Chris Foster, Los GatosRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2014 | Times-Standard

    Bound for Humboldt State in the fall, the Los Gatos senior won another Central Coast Section championship and finished fifth in the Division II state race, running his fastest time on the 3.1-mile course in Fresno. "I felt like all my races, I couldn't have done better," Foster said.

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  9. No. 22 Boise St hosts Fresno St for MWC titleRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2014 | Times-Standard

    The 22nd-ranked Broncos play in their first Mountain West Conference championship game on Saturday night hosting Fresno State, completely aware that a victory should assure them a spot in one of the New Year's bowl games as part of the College Football Playoff. With losses by Marshall and Colorado State last week there is little debate left about who will be the highest-ranked team from the Group of Five conferences.

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  10. CR Cross Country: Corsairs advance to state championshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2014 | Times-Standard

    College of the Redwoods took ninth place as a team at the men's Northern California Community College Cross-Country Championships at Crystal Springs in Belmont on Saturday, advancing to the California State Championships Nov. 22 at Woodward Park in Fresno. It's the third time in the past six years that CR head coach Reed Elmore has taken a cross country team to the state finale.

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  11. Business Sense: Something to come home toRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2014 | Times-Standard

    Boomerang Attraction is a strategy to attract the sons and daughters who moved away to return to their hometowns as the executives, professionals, entrepreneurs, and technicians needed to build the local economy. Economically depressed regions are targeting boomerang kids - locals who moved away for college and career opportunity and yearn to return home.

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  12. State gaming measure with Wiyot connection appears headed for defeatRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2014 | Times-Standard

    A precedent-setting ballot measure that would allow a Native American tribe near Fresno to build a Las Vegas-style casino off its reservation - with revenue going to the Wiyot Tribe - lagged in the polls late Tuesday as voters appeared wary of granting California tribes such leeway. The measure asked voters to approve or reject a law passed by the state Legislature and signed by Gov. Jerry Brown that would allow the North Fork Rancheria Band of Mono Indians to build a Las Vegas-style casino with up to 2,000 slot machines nearly 40 miles from its reservation.

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  13. 15 charged in armed takeover that closed casinoRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2014 | Times-Standard

    Prosecutors have filed charges against 15 people in the armed takeover of a Central California casino at the center of a power struggle between factions of a Native American tribe. One of the defendants, 30-year-old Eric Domingo Flores Suniga, was arrested Sunday on suspicion of five counts of assault with a stun gun, said Erica Stuart, a spokeswoman for the Madera County Sheriff's Office.

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  14. Wiyot Tribe has stake in casino plan before votersRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2014 | Times-Standard

    A Native American tribe's plan for a Las Vegas-style casino in the Central Valley has the support of a Humboldt County tribe which will receive revenue from the casino if it is built. Opposition comes mainly from other casino-owning tribes, which do not agree with the North Fork Rancheria Band of Mono Indians' plan to build a casino nearly 40 miles from its reservation.

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  15. Updated: Deja vu: Irrigators ask judge to cut off water for salmonRead the original story

    Aug 26, 2014 | Times-Standard

    Agricultural water providers in the Central Valley of California asked a federal judge to stop releases of extra water intended to help salmon in the Klamath Basin survive the drought.

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