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2 hrs ago | Merced Sun-Star

Wizzer the fox to celebrate first birthday in Merced

Wizzer, the gray fox who lives at Applegate Zoo, licks zookeeper Donna McDowell inside his enclosure on Thursday.

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Related Topix: Merced, CA

6 hrs ago | The Modesto Bee

DA hasn't decided on seeking the death penalty in Stanislaus County murder case

The man accused of killing Korey Kauffman appeared briefly in court Thursday; the district attorney still hasn't decided what punishment to pursue against him.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Death Penalty, Turlock, CA

6 hrs ago | The Modesto Bee

Jury deliberations postponed for Keyes man accused of killing girlfriend

Jury deliberations have been postponed for two weeks in the Stanislaus County trial of a man accused of shooting to death his girlfriend.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Keyes, CA

9 hrs ago | The Modesto Bee

Cal State Stanislaus prepares for ‘Twelfth Night’ set in the 20s

Theatre student Nick DeSimone assists with the lighting as workers put the finishing touches on the set for "Twelfth Night", this year's Shakespeare Under the Stars production at California State University, Stanislaus in Turlock on Wednesday, April 23, 2014.

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Related Topix: Cal State Stanislaus, Turlock, CA, Modesto, CA

10 hrs ago | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Capitol Alert: FPPC upholds $40,000 penalty against Sen. Tom Berryhill

California's political-ethics panel Thursday unanimously approved a $40,000 money-laundering penalty against state Sen. Tom Berryhill , agreeing with an administrative law judge's recommended decision that the Twain Harte Republican committed "serious and deliberate" violations of campaign-finance rules.

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Related Topix: Twain Harte, CA, San Joaquin County, CA

11 hrs ago | The Jewish News Weekly

camps & kids | After fire, a 'healing year' for Tawonga

Jamie Simon-Harris will welcome a new camper to Camp Tawonga this summer: her 4-month-old son, Ezra.

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Related Topix: Fire, Kids, Family

17 hrs ago | AlertNet

Bird flu found on California quail farm; Russia bans import of state's poultry

Low-pathogenic avian influenza, a disease known as bird flu, has been detected on a California quail farm earlier this month, and Russia has announced a ban on California poultry imports due to the ailment's outbreak in the state.

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Related Topix: Bird Flu, Health, Medicine, Influenza, Agriculture, Science

21 hrs ago | Malaysian National News Agency

Hong Kong Bans Poultry Imports From Us' State Of California

Hong Kong's Food Safety Department has banned imports of poultry and poultry products from a county in US state of California, Xinhua news agency reported.

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Related Topix: Bird Flu, Health, Thailand, World News

Yesterday | The Modesto Bee

City could use some climate change

When Reagan Wilson resigned as Stanislaus County's CEO under a cloud in 2003, the supervisors went outside the county to find his replacement.

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Related Topix: San Joaquin County, CA, Modesto, CA, Lodi, CA

Wed Apr 23, 2014

The Modesto Bee

12 to be honored as Stanislaus County Teachers of the Year finalists

A dozen 2014 Stanislaus County Teachers of the Year finalists will be honored and four county winners will be announced at a Rotary luncheon May 6. This is the 16th year that Modesto Rotary and the Stanislaus County Office of Education have joined efforts to honor teachers.

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Related Topix: Modesto, CA, Education Etc.

The Modesto Bee

Bomb squad responds to Modesto drug bust, destroys illegal fireworks

The Stanislaus County sheriff's bomb squad was called to a drug bust in northeast Modesto when officers found homemade fireworks in the house.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Modesto, CA

The Washington Post

Bird Flu Found on California Quail Farm Spurs Export Bans

The disease known as bird flu has been found on a quail farm in California, prompting countries including Russia to ban poultry shipments from the state.

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Related Topix: California, Bird Flu, Health, Medicine, Influenza, Agriculture, Science, US News, United States Department of Agriculture

Pacifica Tribune

The 'King' is back - Jim Anderson and the Rebels play Pacifica

Saturday night Jim Anderson and the Rebels are climbing aboard the stage of Pacifica Performances to deliver: "A Tribute to Early Elvis & His Music."

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Related Topix: Pacifica, CA, Pop/Rock, Elvis Presley, Manteca, CA

The Modesto Bee

Three jailed murder suspects accused of attacking a fourth

A ranking member of a Norteño street gang regiment implicated in several home invasion robberies and three homicides was stabbed multiple times inside the Stanislaus County Jail over the weekend.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Prison, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Tue Apr 22, 2014

The Modesto Bee

Waterford man pleads guilty in child's bathtub drowning

A Waterford man accused of murder on Tuesday pleaded guilty to the lesser charge of voluntary manslaughter in the drowning of his girlfriend's 18-month-old daughter six years ago.

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Related Topix: Waterford, CA

The Modesto Bee

Theft of audio equipment ends in chase, search

Suspects believed to have fled on foot from a vehicle in an orchard off Clark Road near Blue Gum in Modesto, Ca.

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Related Topix: Modesto, CA, Salida, CA

The Modesto Bee

Stanislaus County's unemployment rate edged up in March

Stanislaus County's unemployment rate edged up to 13.6 percent in March, which was 0.3 percent more than the previous month.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Merced County, CA, San Joaquin County, CA, Tuolumne County, CA, Modesto, CA

The Modesto Bee

Turlock weighs hiring consultant to propose district boundaries

Turlock is among the many entities around the state that are looking to change from at-large elections, which critics say do not provide enough representation to Latinos.

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Related Topix: Turlock, CA, Modesto, CA, US News, US Supreme Court, Ceres, CA

Merced Sun-Star

Possible murder weapon located in Stevinson homicide

Merced County Sheriff's detectives have found a firearm in the Delta Mendota Canal in Stanislaus County believed to have been used to kill a man in Stevinson in February.

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Related Topix: Stevinson, CA, Merced County, CA, Crows Landing, CA, Merced, CA

Mon Apr 21, 2014

The Modesto Bee

Ex-detective's husband and father will stand trial in Stanislaus County

A judge on Monday determined there is enough evidence for the husband and father of a former Stanislaus County sheriff's detective to stand trial, accused of conspiring to forcibly enter rental homes owned by their family.

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Related Topix: Marijuana, Home Gardening, Home, Modesto, CA

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