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17 min ago | 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

5 hrs ago | 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

9 hrs ago | 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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Tue Jul 29, 2014

The Fresno Bee

Two Fresno men arrested in illegal weapon possession case

Two convicted felons were arrested at their central Fresno home Monday on suspicion of possession of illegal guns, officials said.

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The Fresno Bee

Fresno supervisors move to increase control over First 5

The framework for First 5 Fresno County's new structure for Lighthouse for Children, to the left, takes shape in downtown Fresno.

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The Fresno Bee

5 burglary suspects arrested by Fresno County deputies

Five Fresno men were arrested Sunday in connection with an ongoing vehicle burglary investigation in northwest Fresno, the Fresno County Sheriff's Office said.

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The Fresno Bee

Man jailed in Fresno County after refusing chest X-ray for tuberculosis

A Fresno County man who has refused a chest X-ray for tuberculosis is being held in isolation at the jail, health officials said Tuesday.

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Related Topix: San Joaquin County, CA, Kern County, CA, San Joaquin, CA, Stockton, CA

The Fresno Bee

Fresno County supervisors vote to oppose high-speed rail

The Fresno County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday reversed its position on California's proposed high-speed rail program, voting 3-2 to oppose the project.

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Related Topix: California High-Speed Rail, Kings County, CA

The Fresno Bee

Citrus growers, legislators to push putting water bond on ballot

Valley legislators, farmers and citrus industry officials will gather Tuesday near a water-starved citrus orchard in east Fresno County to push for placing a multibillion-dollar water bond on the November ballot.

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KMPH-TV Fresno

Caught On Camera: Wanted Parolee Still on the Loose, Police Say Two More Cars Stolen

Fresno Police nearly caught up with a wanted parolee Monday morning, but he bolted before officers moved in-and took off, in dramatic fashion.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

The Fresno Bee

Plans for another Kings River gravel mine surface

Resource management mitigator John Buada, left, and Herb Lang of the Running Luck Ranch near Sanger stand on the bank of the Kings River on the ranch property Wednesday, July 24, 2014.

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Related Topix: Sanger, CA, Agriculture, Science, Fresno, CA, Madera County, CA

The Fresno Bee

Fresno man arrested in theft of go-kart

A 34-year-old man was arrested Sunday after crashing a stolen go-kart, the Fresno County Sheriff's Office reported.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

The Fresno Bee

Police: Clovis man tries to evade officers in their own van

A Clovis man with a "Fast and Furious" driving style and a wish to stay out of jail was apprehended Saturday night after he crashed the police van he stole in a daring attempt to escape his first arrest of the evening, Clovis police said.

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Related Topix: Fast & Furious, Clovis, CA

Sat Jul 26, 2014

The Fresno Bee

Suspects in Reedley-area armed robbery sought

The Fresno County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help to identify suspects in an armed robbery Thursday afternoon near Reedley in which a 17-year-old and his 8-year-old brother were held at gunpoint.

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Related Topix: Reedley, CA

The Fresno Bee

One-way traffic control on Highway 33 next week in Coalinga

Because of a pavement rehabilitation project, Highway 33 in Fresno County will be reduced to one-way traffic control from Phelps Avenue to just north of Palmer Avenue near Coalinga from Monday through Friday, between 6 a.m. and 6 p.m. Commuters are asked to pay close attention to construction vehicles and personnel at all times.

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Related Topix: Coalinga, CA

Fri Jul 25, 2014

KMPH-TV Fresno

Fresno County Sheriff's Deputy and A Man Accused of Breaking Into A Home Get Into A Fight

A Fresno County Sheriff's Deputy is recovering after getting into a fight with a man trying to break into a home.

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The Fresno Bee

Fresno County supervisors revisit high-speed rail concerns

High-speed rail will likely be a political piata again Tuesday, as the Fresno County Board of Supervisors takes another swing at deciding how it feels about California's proposed bullet-train program.

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Related Topix: California High-Speed Rail, Kings County, CA, Hanford, CA

The Fresno Bee

West Nile virus threat could be worst ever, Fresno County health officials say

A June 2012 file photo shows early stages of mosquitos in swimming pool water of a foreclosed home in central Fresno.

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Related Topix: Health, West Nile Virus, Fresno, CA

The Fresno Bee

West Nile virus threat could be worst ever, Fresno County health officials say

A June 2012 file photo shows early stages of mosquitos in swimming pool water of a foreclosed home in central Fresno.

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Related Topix: West Nile Virus, Health, Fresno, CA, Entomology, Science

KMPH-TV Fresno

Special Investigation: Why Are Ambulance Bills So Expensive?

If you need an ambulance in the Fresno area, get ready for sticker shock. It turns out ambulance bills are expensive and there are several reasons why.

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Related Topix: Fresno, CA, Medicare, Medicaid, Health, Tulare County, CA

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