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Drag show for a greater good – The Orion

Close Eliza Carmichael after dramatically tearing off their long red wig to reveal short brown hair. Photo credit: Sophia Robledo-Borowy Eliza Carmichael after dramatically tearing off their long red wig to reveal short brown hair. Photo credit: Sophia Robledo-Borowy The third annual Chico State Drag Show hosted by the Associated …

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Chinese food lunch deal is the way to go

Paradise>> With midterms piling up this week, I just needed an escape. Unfortunately, I’m a self-proclaimed stress eater, so finding a new place to eat was my first escape plan in the middle of the week. Luckily, my roommate Kasey also was feeling the same wanderlust and came along with …

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Chico council approves revamped pot ordinance

Chico >> Despite questions from the Planning Commission and community, the Chico City Council approved its proposed combined medical and recreation marijuana ordinance, which will come back one more time. On the expected 4-3 vote, the council Tuesday supported the proposed ordinance, which repeals the city’s current regulations that only …

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Plunge at missile base near Chico airport injures woman

25 years ago Plunge at missile base injures woman Rescue crews worked for four hours Sunday night through this morning to save a Chico State University student injured when she plunged to the bottom of an equipment pit at an abandoned missile site. Rescuers said Carrie Goff fell about 20 …

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School board to discuss charter petition, Measure K projects

Chico >> Local charter schools will likely continue to see more construction in the coming year as Chico Unified School District approves Measure K funded projects. The district board of trustees has approved Measure K funding for several charter school projects in recent months and on Wednesday will review a …

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Topic of memorial lecture Thursday is Indian slavery

Indian slavery is the topic of the 17th annual Joanna Dunlap Cowden Memorial Lecture at 7:30 p.m. Thursday in the Rowland-Taylor Recital Hall, PAC 134 on the Chico State University campus. Professor Andres Resendez, vice chair of the Department of History at UC Davis, will base his talk on his …

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Hot shot: Still in the fight

Still in the fight: Although our nearby fires are pretty much under control, our area is still contributing to the fight against the wine country fires, as a steady stream of planes is flying in and out of the fire attack base at the Chico airport, including …

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