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1 hr ago | 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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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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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

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