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For Valley Groups The World Ag Expo Is The Fundraiser Of Fundraisers

It's the second day of the World Ag Expo in Tulare. People from around the globe come to the three day event to experience the latest in agricultural...

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Young Artists Spotlight: Tulare County Youth Symphony Soloists

Today on Young Artists Spotlight we feature the talented students of Tulare County. All of the soloists on today's program come to us from the Tulare...

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StoryCorps: Once Magenta Haired Grandma Says Cancer Won't Get Her Down

Regular listeners to NPR are familiar with the concept of the Segment StoryCorps. The organization records thousands of conversations between family...

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Former Yosemite Superintendent Speaks Out On Name-Change Controversy

Last month National Park Service officials made headlines when they announced their plan to remove the historic names from many of Yosemite National Par...

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Valley Edition: February 9 - Cotton; Kern Medical Center; Yosemite; Real Time Crime Center

This week on Valley Edition FM89's Ezra David Romero takes a look into the world of cotton counterfeiting. We also hear from Author Robert Binneweis abo...

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Cotton Sheet Conspiracy Brought Down By DNA Testing

Americans come into contact with cotton every day. It's a staple we use for clothing, food products and even cosmetics. But not all cotton is of equal q...

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Hiring Backlog At Fresno County Jail Could Get Worse

The Fresno County Sheriff's Office is making progress filling a backlog of vacant correctional officer positions at the county jail. The office is...

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Debris Flow From California's Rough Fire Threatens Lakes Downstream

A lot of El Nino-related precipitation is falling on an area devastated by a giant 150,000 acre fire that burned last summer. Dirt and debris are flowing into lakes, and farmers are worried.

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Study Links Oil And Gas Activity in San Joaquin Valley To Earthquakes

Scientists have linked wastewater disposal from oil and gas activity to earthquakes in California for the first time. As Amy Quinton reports from Sacram...

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Young Artists Spotlight: Keegan Bamford & Emma Hill

To begin the 2016 edition of Young Artists Spotlight, we celebrate the majesty of the cello with two talented young musicians. Both Keegan Bamford and E...

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