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POLITIFACT: Have Costs Dropped 'Several Hundred Million Dollars' For California's Bullet Train?

Questions about high costs have dogged California's high-speed rail project for years. Now, leaders of the controversial bullet train network say some...

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"Hunger Count" Aims To Bring More Data To Fresno Leaders

A new survey of food insecurity in some of Fresno's poorest neighborhoods is shedding light on a problem that plagues much of the valley. On Valley...

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On Valley Edition: Hanford Grows While Downtown Struggles

For years, Hanford has enjoyed one of the most vibrant downtowns in the Central Valley. However, in the last decade, the area has seen its fortunes...

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Valley Edition November 24 - Hunger, Hanford, High Speed Rail

This week on Valley Edition we talk about the issue of hunger in the valley. A new survey of high poverty neighborhoods known as Fresno Hunger Count...

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"A Day With HIV" Photo Exhibit On Display At Fresno Art Museum

Today marks the kickoff of "A Day With HIV" photo exhibit at the Fresno Art Museum. FM89's Diana Aguilera visits the display. The gallery shows 19...

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On Valley Edition: Central California French Community Mourns The Paris Tragedy

The terrorist attacks in France in mid November has people mourning around the world. That includes French people and those with French ancestry in...

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On Valley Edition: Who Wants To Be Fresno's Next Mayor?

As next June's primary approaches, candidates are lining up to become Fresno's next mayor. Two have already announced their attention to run, including...

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Valley Edition: Nov. 17 - Hospital Showdown; Paris Tragedy; Grizzly Bears; John Ellis; Alex Honnold

This week on Valley Edition Reporter Jeffrey Hess takes a look at a health care showdown between two Valley medical giants. We are also joined by...

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Is California Ready For The Grizzly Bear, Again?

At one time there were over 10,000 grizzly bears in California, but people's fear of the enormous animal drove the bears to extinction. The last...

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Q&A: Alex Honnold On Climbing El Capitan Without Ropes, Fear And His Book "Alone On The Wall"

Alex Honnold is a real life Spiderman. He's climbed heights like El Capitan and Half Dome in Yosemite National Park. But what sets him apart from other...

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