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It’s Free Slurpee Day: 19 Down & 6 To Go

Joey Chestnut can scarf down 74 hotdogs in 10 minutes. I’m thinking of doing something more practical. Opinion David Taub Today is July 11, 7-11. And the store with the same name, 7-Eleven, is giving away free Slurpees. It is the convenien...
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Day 9: Finally, #RamadanFast Gets a Little Easier

What is Ramadan? The short version is, Ramadan is about fasting and spiritual growth. And it occurs in the ninth month of the Islamic lunar calendar. What's more, it lasts 29 or 30 days, depending on when...
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Day 7: When Will I Lose Weight on #RamadanFast?

What is Ramadan? The short version is, Ramadan is about fasting and spiritual growth. And it occurs in the ninth month of the Islamic lunar calendar. What's more, it lasts 29 or 30 days, depending on when the new crescent moon is visible. You can learn m...

She Changes Lives. Here and Around the World.

One of Fresno's most remarkable people is fearless, compassionate and always ready to take on new challenges. She has been to war-torn Afghanistan nine times and can't wait to touch down there again. She's a...
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