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  1. Jury convicts Biggs man of murder for 2001 shooting in Oroville Wildlife AreaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 18 | Contra Costa Times

    OROVILLE >> More than 13 years after Shirley Ann Pratt's body was found in a wildlife area near the Feather River, Pratt's family and friends have some closure. The Butte County Superior Court panel of seven women and five men convicted Markle of first-degree murder for the death of the then-41-year-old woman from Biggs in the Oroville Wildlife Area on Oct. 12, 2001.

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  2. Jury begins deliberations in 2001 shooting of Biggs womanRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 15 | Mercury-Register

    OROVILLE >> A jury began deliberating Wednesday in the case of a Biggs man charged with allegedly shooting a woman to death in October 2001. The Butte County Superior Court panel of seven women and five men deliberated in the trial of Marvin Ray Markle Jr. for about 90 minutes before leaving for the day.

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  3. Prosecution rests in trial for 2001 Oroville-area shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 14 | Chico Enterprise-Record

    OROVILLE >> The prosecution has rested its case in the trial of a Biggs man charged with allegedly killing a woman in the Oroville Wildlife Area in 2001. On Tuesday, jurors in the case of Marvin Ray Markle Jr., 49, heard a doctor testify about how Shirley Ann Pratt, then 41, was killed on Oct. 12, 2001.

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  4. Children's Hospital Central California, doctor group in battleRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 11 | The Fresno Bee

    ... But he said he isn't sure his son will continue to be seen by the doctors. "It's just all so confusing." Jodie Biggs of Fresno said her 12-year-old son is a type 1 diabetic and has seen an endocrinologist at Children's since he was 2. Biggs said a ...

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  5. Testimony begins in trial for 2001 shooting death of Biggs womanRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 10 | Mercury-Register

    OROVILLE >> Testimony began Friday in the trial of a Biggs man charged with allegedly killing a woman 13 years ago Sunday. The Butte County Superior Court jury heard investigators testify about investigating the shooting death of Shirley Ann Pratt, then 41, in the Oroville Wildlife Area on Oct. 12, 2001.

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  6. Trial begins for Biggs man charged for 2001 shooting deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 6 | Mercury-Register

    OROVILLE >> Jury selection began Monday in the trial of a Biggs man charged with allegedly killing a woman in the Oroville Wildlife Area nearly 13 years ago. Prospective jurors in the trial of Marvin Ray Markle Jr., 49, completed questionnaires before leaving Butte County Superior Court for the day.

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  7. Butte Federal merges with Self-HelpRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 6 | Chico Enterprise-Record

    BIGGS >> Members of Biggs-based Butte Federal Credit Union have voted to approve a merger with Self-Help Federal Credit Union. With 8,300 members, Butte Federal has three branches, in Chico, Oroville and Biggs, which will take on the Self-Help identity.

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  8. Local Sports Roundup: Orland football beats Corning 21-7Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 3 | Chico Enterprise-Record

    ... Salvador Guttierrez all had scoring receptions for Princeton (4-2). Guttierez added 11 tackles on defense. CHESTER 34, BIGGS 14 >> Biggs led 14-13 at halftime thanks to a short touchdown run from Matt Mize and an 8-yard touchdown reception from ...

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  9. More candidates forums coming upRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 27 | Mercury-Register

    On Monday from 6 to 9 p.m. in the Southside Oroville Community Center, 2959 Lower Wyandotte Rd., Oroville, a forum includes candidates for Butte County assessor, Oroville High School District, Thermalito Union School District and So. Feather Water/Power Divisions 1, 3 and 5. On Thursday at 6:30 p.m. at Orchard Hospital meeting room, 240 Spruce St., Gridley, candidates will gather for Biggs and Gridley school boards and city councils.

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  10. Forum slated Thursday night for Oroville candidatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 24 | Mercury-Register

    A forum for candidates for Oroville mayor, Oroville City Council and Feather River Recreation and Park District directors will be 6-8 p.m. Thursday at the State Theater, 1489 Myers St. The event is hosted by the Oroville Exchange Club On Sept. 29 from 6 to 9 p.m. in the Southside Oroville Community Center, 2959 Lower Wyandotte Rd., Oroville, a forum includes candidates for Butte County assessor, Oroville High School District, Thermalito Union School District and South Feather Water/Power Divisions 1, 3 and 5. On Oct. 2 at 6:30 p.m. a Orchard Hospital meeting room, 240 Spruce St., Gridley, candidates will gather for Biggs and Gridley school boards and city councils.

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  11. Mosquito fogging scheduled Tuesday night in Gridley, East GridleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 22 | Chico Enterprise-Record

    ... . For more information go to www.bcmvcd.com or call the district at 533-6038 from Oroville, Richvale, Biggs, Gridley, Berry Creek, or 342-7350 from Chico, Paradise, Cohasset, Forest Ranch. ATHENS, Greece (AP) - Police have busted a phony VIP taxi ...

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  12. Seven Artisans opens tasting roomRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 21 | The Daily Republic

    ... Burnley lives in Gordon Valley and Miller in Wooden Valley. They chose a building constructed about a decade ago by Ed Biggs. Biggs had originally envisioned the building as being used for a produce shop. Abernathy Road is one of Suisun Valley's ...

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  13. Pension Reform Newsletter - September 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2014 | Reason Foundation

    ... benefits, including pension benefits and health insurance. In a paper at the American Enterprise Institute, Andrew Biggs and Jason Richwine look at compensation data in each state and compare non-public safety state government employees with ...

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  14. Group wants statewide foster child education planRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2014 | SFGate

    ... outcomes," Hershberger said. Sen. David Bradley , D-Tucson, is pushing the expansion and got Senate President Andy Biggs , R-Gilbert, to set up Wednesday's presentation. Bradley said building a team of volunteers to work with state workers is key to ...

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  15. Mosquito fogging scheduled Thursday night in Thermalito, Richvale, NelsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2014 | Chico Enterprise-Record

    ... . For more information go to www.bcmvcd.com or call the district at 533-6038 from Oroville, Richvale, Biggs, Gridley, Berry Creek, or 342-7350 from Chico, Paradise, Cohasset, Forest Ranch. ABILENE, Texas (AP) - A generous customer has paid $1,000 to ...

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  16. Mosquito fogging scheduled Wednesday night in Hamilton City, NordRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2014 | Chico Enterprise-Record

    ... . For more information go to www.bcmvcd.com or call the district at 533-6038 from Oroville, Richvale, Biggs, Gridley, Berry Creek, or 342-7350 from Chico, Paradise, Cohasset, Forest Ranch. STAMFORD, Conn. (AP) - A 27-year-old Connecticut man has ...

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  17. Mosquito fogging scheduled Tuesday night from Oroville southRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2014 | Chico Enterprise-Record

    ... . For more information go to www.bcmvcd.com or call the district at 533-6038 from Oroville, Richvale, Biggs, Gridley, Berry Creek, or 342-7350 from Chico, Paradise, Cohasset, Forest Ranch. STAMFORD, Conn. (AP) - A 27-year-old Connecticut man has ...

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  18. Woman changes plea in death of Gridley manRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2014 | Chico Enterprise-Record

    Defendant Brianne Michelle McGraw, 31, changed her plea to the added count during a hearing Friday in Butte County Superior Court. Prosecutors have previously said officers of the Gridley-Biggs Police Department had found Wiener laying on a futon with a belt around his neck inside his Lincoln Street residence on Nov. 3. The decedent, who died of asphyxiation, was partially nude, but covered with a blanket.

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  19. HomegrownRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 11, 2014 | NewsReview.com

    ... . 1. The Lavender Ranch. I have heard only wonderful and soothing things about visits to the Lavender Ranch in Biggs. Having had to skip the region of Provence while living in France, I have to imagine that wandering the purple fields in Biggs will ...

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  20. Mosquito fogging scheduled Thursday night around Thermalito, Richvale, NelsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 10, 2014 | Chico Enterprise-Record

    ... com/advisory.php . For more information go to www.bcmvcd.com or call the district at 533-6038 from Oroville, Richvale, Biggs, Gridley, Berry Creek, or 342-7350 from Chico, Paradise, Cohasset, Forest Ranch.

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