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Amazon HQ2 | Fresno makes offer for its world headquarters

Fresno is throwing the economic equivalent of a Hail Mary football pass as it makes a pitch to retail online giant Amazon to build a second world headquarters in the community. Thursday was the deadline for communities across the nation to submit proposals for the project, which would ultimately employ …

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Former Fresno teacher arrested on sex assault charges

Christopher Bispham FRESNO POLICE DEPARTMENT Christopher Bispham FRESNO, California – A former Fresno teacher now living in Florida is being extradited back to the Valley on charges of child molestation, the Fresno Police Department said. On July 27, the Police Department received a report of an allegation of a sexual assault. …

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Older couples unable to escape wildfires embrace a last time

Some had just celebrated marriages of half a century or longer. They spent their time volunteering and playing with grandchildren. A few had lived through both world wars. The majority of the 42 people killed in the wildfires that have ravaged Northern California were senior citizens, most in their 70s …

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7,000 buildings destroyed in deadly California wildfires

California officials have raised the number of homes and structures destroyed in this month’s wildfires to nearly 7,000 and said Thursday that the number will likely climb as crews continue assessing areas scorched by the blazes that killed 42 people. The estimate of homes and structures burned was boosted to …

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US poet laureate honored with exhibit in downtown Fresno

Copyright 2017 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. FRESNO, California – A US poet laureate and Central Valley native, was honored tonight in Fresno with his very own exhibit. Juan Felipe Herrera served as the official poet of our country, …

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Harden, Houston spoil another opener, win 105-100 at Kings

Just imagine what these Houston Rockets might look like months from now, when James Harden has a healthy Chris Paul alongside him in the backcourt and Mike D’Antoni’s rotations become more consistent. Beginning the season with a tough back-to-back in Northern California hardly made for an easy start, and Houston …

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Trump has no plans now to visit California wildfire damage

President Donald Trump, who has made four visits to hurricane zones in recent weeks, isn’t rushing to survey the damage from California’s wildfires. The president has no immediate plans to visit the state to inspect the aftermath of the wind-whipped wildfires, which have swept through parts of Northern California, including …

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Skinned sea otter carcass found on California beach

The skinned carcass of a sea otter was found on a California beach, and investigators are trying to determine how it died and who took the pelt. Federal and state wildlife officials said in a statement Wednesday that the young-adult female Southern sea otter was found on a beach in …

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