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September 8, 2018

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Battling the Delta Fire in the Shasta-Trinity National Forest

Photo of embers flying around a firefighter
Embers fly above a firefighter as he works to control a backfire as the Delta Fire burns in the Shasta-Trinity National Forest, Calif., on Thursday, Sept. 6, 2018. The blaze had tripled in size overnight. (AP Photo/Noah Berger)

Burt Reynolds Polishes His Star

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In this March 15, 1978 file photo, actor Burt Reynolds polishes star that was unveiled in the Hollywood Walk of Fame in Los Angeles. Reynolds, who starred in films including “Deliverance,” “Boogie Nights,” and the “Smokey and the Bandit” films, died at age 82, according to his agent. (AP File Photo)

Retirement Approaches for Dyer. This Time, It’s Really Goodbye.

Photo of Fresno Police Chief Jerry Dyer
Fresno Police Chief Jerry Dyer in his office during a recent GV Wire interview. Dyer says, “I would venture to say that (my retirement) will be within the next year.” (GV Wire Photo/Jahz Tello)

Parkland Victim’s Father Seeks Handshake With Kavanaugh

Photo of Fred Guttenberg and Brett Kavanaugh
Fred Guttenberg, the father of Jamie Guttenberg who was killed in the Stoneman Douglas High School shooting in Parkland, Fla., left, attempts to shake hands with President Donald Trump’s Supreme Court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh, right, as he leaves for a lunch break while appearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2018, to begin his confirmation to replace retired Justice Anthony Kennedy. Kavanaugh did not shake his hand. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

Colin Kaepernick’s Controversial Week

Photo of Colin Kaepernick's Nike ad on a billboard in New York
People walk by a Nike advertisement featuring Colin Kaepernick on display, Thursday, Sept. 6, 2018, in New York. Nike this week unveiled the deal with the former San Francisco 49ers quarterback, who’s known for starting protests among NFL players over police brutality and racial inequality. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)

LeBron James Stands With Nike

Basketball star LeBron James, holds his daughter Zhuri, as he accepts Harlem Fashion Row’s ICON 360 Award for his contribution to fashion and philanthropy at the HFR fashion show and awards ceremony before the start of New York Fashion Week, Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2018. (AP Photo/Diane Bondareff)

Jon Kyl Sworn in to Fill McCain’s Senate Seat

Photo of Jon Kyl being sworn in
Vice President Mike Pence, right, administers the oath of office to Sen. on Kyl, R-Ariz., while his grandson Christopher Gavin holds a Bible, during a ceremonial swearing-in at the Old Senate Chamber on Capitol Hill, in Washington, Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2018. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen)

California High-Speed Rail Update

Photo of Fresno Trench Girders
A crane sets pre-cast concrete girders over the northern section of the Fresno Trench, near downtown Fresno. Nearly 40 girders were placed over two days in August, while closer to State Route 180 (SR 180), work continued on a drainage structure that will relocate a 60-inch storm sewer line to the north side of the highway. (CHSRA Photo)

Leading Candidate Stabbed in Brazil

People light candles in support of Jair Bolsonaro, Brazil’s Presidential candidate for the National Social Liberal Party, who was stabbed during a campaign event, in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Thursday, Sept. 6, 2018. Bolsonaro, a leading Brazilian presidential candidate whose heated rhetoric has electrified some voters and angered others in a deeply polarized electorate, was stabbed during a campaign event. (AP Photo/Andre Penner)

Scorched Remains of the Wildfires

Photo of a scorched VW Beetle after being burned in Delta Fire
A scorched VW Beetle rests in a clearing after the Delta Fire burned through the Lamoine community in the Shasta-Trinity National Forest, Calif., on Thursday, Sept. 6, 2018. (AP Photo/Noah Berger)

Iran’s Currency Crisis

Various currency rates are displayed at a window of an exchange shop in downtown Tehran, Iran, Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2018. The Iranian rial fell Wednesday to its lowest rate on record and saw worried residents of Tehran line up outside of beleaguered moneychangers, part of a staggering 140-percent drop in the currency’s value since America pulled out of the nuclear deal only four months ago. (AP Photo/Ebrahim Noroozi)

Jarrar Returns to Campus Saying She ‘Loves’ the Fresno Community

Photo of Randa Jarrar upon returning to Fresno State
Fresno State professor Randa Jarrar as she’s about to enter her English 103 Masterpieces of American Literature class. In an entrance that resembled a Mardi Gras parade, the controversial Randa Jarrar arrived on campus Wednesday (Sept. 5), teaching for the first time since a medical leave of absence. (GV Wire Photo/Jahz Tello)

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