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Furniture Auction Raises $10,000-Plus for Angels of Grace

Angels of Grace Foster Family Agency received $10,687 Tuesday night from the Granville Furniture Auction at the home builder's Belterra community in Fresno. A crowd of about 250, including 89 registered bidders, braved the 100-plus degree temperatures to pi...
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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,...
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Valley Muslims End Ramadan With Feast & Charitable Gifts

Valley Muslims celebrated the end of Ramadan with prayers, food and gifts to charity Friday morning at the Islamic Cultural Center of Fresno. The Eid al-Fitr feast marks the end of  29 or 30 days of dawn-to-dusk fasting. "Eid Mubarak" is a greeting and phra...
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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 the new crescent moon is visible. You can learn m...