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  1. North Fork man accused of attempted murder of ex-girlfriendRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Fresno Bee

    A North Fork man was arrested Tuesday night accused of attempted murder and burglary after breaking into his ex-girlfriend's house. Charles Ray Shipp, 62, allegedly entered his ex-girlfriend's house around 5 p.m. armed with a shotgun and said, "This is how it's gonna end," the Madera County Sheriff's Office said.

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  2. Viewpoints: Proposition 48 will open floodgates to casinos in CaliforniaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

    ... areas. Fourteen years later, Proposition 48 would approve controversial tribal gambling compacts allowing the North Fork tribe to build an off-reservation, Vegas-style 2,000-slot-machine casino in Madera County, an hour's drive from the tribe's ...

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  3. Viewpoints: Proposition 48 will boost Central Valley's economyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

    ... of local community leaders and business, labor and environmental groups. The Proposition 48 compacts allow the North Fork Rancheria of Mono Indians near Yosemite and the Wiyot Tribe near Humboldt Bay to benefit from a single gambling project on the ...

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  4. Proposition 48: Tribes Trying To Block Casino In Madera County Off Designated ReservationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | CBS Local

    ... the November ballot. Tribal casinos like the one at Thunder Valley in Lincoln bring in big bucks. But the one the North Fork Rancheria Mono Indians want to build on a stretch of land in Madera County right off of Highway 99 is sparking a big debate. ...

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  5. Vote 'yes' on Prop. 48 for off-reservation casinoRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 29 | Los Angeles Times

    North Fork Mono Rancheria Chariwoman Elaine Bethel Fink, center, stands with two fellow tribal members near Madera, where they hope to build a casino if Proposition 48 passes. North Fork Mono Rancheria Chariwoman Elaine Bethel Fink, center, stands with two fellow tribal members near Madera, where they hope to build a casino if Proposition 48 passes.

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  6. Steve Carson's 'Outdoors': Bass still biting well in Lake Oroville; launching still possibleRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 25 | Chico Enterprise-Record

    ... paddletail swimbaits, along with tubes and crankbaits. The bass are mostly in the main body, Middle Fork, and North Fork, and are ranging up to three pounds." Torres tipped, "When water is being moved, the current stirs up the catfish. During those ...

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  7. California Wins Appeal on Tribe's Casino PlansRead the original story

    Thursday Sep 25 | Courthouse News Service

    When it comes to dueling Indian casino resorts - at least in the Central Valley hinterlands of Madera County - 30 miles is too close for comfort. The Picayune Rancheria of Chukchansi Indians went to court in 2012 after California Gov. Jerry Brown signed off on federal permission for the North Fork Rancheria of Mono Indians to open its own casino, 40 miles from its tribal land and 30 miles to the west of the Chukchansi resort.

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  8. Casino clears a legal hurdle: Browna s not an a agencyaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 24 | SFGate

    ... casino, can be built. Unless the voters say otherwise in November. The latest chapter in the rivalry between the North Fork Rancheria of Mono Indians and the Picayune Rancheria of Chukchansi Indians unfolded Wednesday in a state appeals court in ...

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  9. People crowd around the Midi Baccarat tables at the Thunder Valley Casino Resort in Rocklin in 2010.Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 22 | The Fresno Bee

    Signaling a potential increase in deep-pocketed opposition to a proposed Madera tribal casino, the United Auburn Indian Community has given $100,000 to the campaign to defeat Proposition 48. The Nov. 4 measure is a referendum on a 2013 casino compact between California and the North Fork Rancheria of Mono Indians that allows the Yosemite-area tribe to build a casino off Highway 99 in Madera. A "yes" vote upholds the legislation ratifying the agreement while a "no" vote would overturn it.

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  10. United Auburn tribe gives $100,000 to anti-casino compact campaignRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 22 | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

    Signaling a potential increase in deep-pocketed opposition to a proposed Madera tribal casino, the United Auburn Indian Community has given $100,000 to the campaign to defeat Proposition 48. The Nov. 4 measure is a referendum on a 2013 casino compact between California and the North Fork Rancheria of Mono Indians that allows the Yosemite-area tribe to build a casino off Highway 99 in Madera. A "yes" vote upholds the legislation ratifying the agreement while a "no" vote would overturn it.

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  11. Moth to a flame: Chasing California wildfires at nightRead the original story

    Friday Sep 19 | The Washington Post

    ... then the project is a success. The French Fire burns overnight in the Sierra National Forest near the town of North Fork, Calif. on Aug. 1, 2014. (Stuart Palley) The Silverado Fire burns near homes in Silverado Canyon on Friday, Sept, 12, 2014, in ...

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  12. Tribe's casino hopes hinge on ballot battleRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 18 | SFGate

    Alex Lewis gazes across the site where his tribe hopes to build a casino along Highway 99 at the edge of Madera. Photo: Brant Ward, The Chronicle The Sanchez family of the North Fork live in a modular home.

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  13. Tribe's hopes for huge Madera casino to be battled out on ballotRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 17 | SFGate

    Alex Lewis gazes across the site where his tribe hopes to build a casino along Highway 99 at the edge of Madera. Photo: Brant Ward, The Chronicle The Sanchez family of the North Fork live in a modular home.

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  14. Abraxas Provides Operations, Guidance and Acquisition Update; Announces Upcoming PresentationsRead the original story

    Monday Sep 15 | Business Wire

    At Abraxas' North Fork prospect, in McKenzie County, North Dakota, the Ravin 5H, 6H and 7H, which are testing 660 foot spacing in the Middle Bakken, are flowing back at very encouraging rates. Henceforth, Abraxas will provide average per well rates across a group of pad drilled wells in the same formation , opposed to providing individual well results in the Bakken.

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  15. Wildfire Burns Calif. Structures; Forces Residents to FleeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 15 | FireHouse.com

    ... as well as their animals. The American Red Cross opened evacuation centers at Oakhurst Community Center and North Fork Town Hall. Pets were being accepted at the Oakhurst shelter. North Fork was expected to have a pet shelter in place by Sunday ...

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  16. "Hermitfest" The 8th Annual Ebbetts Scenic Celebration Filled Hermit Valley On SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 14 | The Pine Tree

    ... 4 in the Stanislaus National Forest about 38 miles east of Arnold and 23 miles west of Markleeville on the North Fork of the Mokelumne River at about the 7000 foot elevation. If you haven't driven the pass before, remember that we are a scenic byway ...

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  17. Discoveries: Sugar Pine Railroad ride is crazy good funRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 14 | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

    ... and Novell are the Lennon and McCartney of this group. They met in the early 1980s at a construction site in North Fork. They started playing guitar at lunch just for themselves, until the local burger stand owner heard them and offered them free ...

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  18. North Fork man, 76, goes missing in Sierra National ForestRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 10 | The Fresno Bee

    A search is underway for a 76-year-old North Fork man who failed to return from a cross-country hike to Chiquito Lake in the Sierra National Forest, said Erica Stuart, spokeswoman for the Madera County Sheriff's Office. He planned to hike cross-country to the lake, at an elevation of 8,000 feet, and return Tuesday night.

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  19. EDITORIAL: Vote 'no' on Prop. 48 - stop Highway 99 casinoRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 6 | The Fresno Bee

    ... Proposition 48, although a no-vote would mean siding with hedge fund operators whose motives are hardly pure. The North Fork band of Mono Indians seeks to open a 2,000-slot machine, off-reservation casino, with 50 gaming tables and a hotel, on 305 ...

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  20. North Fork kidnapping suspect nabbed in Starbucks drive-throughRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 4 | The Fresno Bee

    One of Madera County's most wanted fugitives was captured just before noon Thursday when he fell asleep during a suspected kidnapping, the sheriff's office said. Kyle Thomas Clarkson, 20, of North Fork was wanted for a probation violation and possession of a controlled substance.

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