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Tougher Vaccination Requirements Move Forward in California

SACRAMENTO — California lawmakers moved ahead Wednesday with tougher rules that limit parents from choosing whether to vaccinate their schoolchildren as a handful of opponents shouted "we will not comply" inside the Senate. Senators sent the measure to the ...
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Vegas Tourism Board Backs $49 Million Elon Musk Transit System

A company backed by tech billionaire Elon Musk has been granted a nearly $49 million contract to build a transit system using self-driving vehicles underneath the Las Vegas Convention Center. The system will use self-driving electric vehicles capable of tra...

Healthy Dog Euthanized for Burial With Owner, Sparks Debate

RICHMOND, Va. — Veterinarians and funeral homes in Virginia are rejecting the idea that pets should be buried with their owners after a recent case in which a healthy dog was euthanized so it could lie with her owner. WWBT-TV in Richmond reports workers at ...
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Identity Theft Sends Clovis Man to Federal Prison

U.S. District Judge Dale A. Drozd has sent a loud message to a 47-year-old Clovis man that identity theft doesn't pay. Drozd sentenced Johnny Kajitani Jr. to two years and 10 months for bank fraud and aggrav...

Brand Touts Higher Rainy Day Fund In ‘Status Quo’ Budget

Mayor Lee Brand described his proposed 2020 Fresno budget as “status quo.” Not much is different in FY 2020’s $1.187 billion spending plan, a 3.5% increase from FY 2019. "By all accounts, we are one of the best-managed cities in America." — Fresno Mayor ...
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