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For These Bulldog Students, a One Hour Shot at Hoops Glory

A player shooting at a corner bucket in the North Gym during Fresno State’s open tryouts for the men’s basketball team looked most impressive Friday (Sept. 21). He stood 6 feet, 8 inches tall with broad shoulders and a sculpted physique. Of course, that ...
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Gov. Brown Orders DMV Audit After Latest Failure

Gov. Jerry Brown is doing what the California Legislature failed to do — order an audit of the DMV. The state Department of Finance will perform the audit. Brown's order Friday came a day after a computer outage crippled more than a third of DMV offices ...
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It’s High Times for Soaring Marijuana Stocks on Wall Street

NEW YORK — Reefer Madness has gripped Wall Street. Investors are craving marijuana stocks as Canada prepares to legalize pot next month, leading to giant gains for Canada-based companies listed on U.S. exchanges. Some experts are concerned that the ending will...
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New Evacuations Ordered Because of Florence Flooding

WILMINGTON, N.C. — A new round of evacuations was ordered in South Carolina as the trillions of gallons of water dumped by Hurricane Florence meanders to the sea, raising river levels and threatening more destr...
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School Bells Will Keep Ringing Early Thanks to Gov. Brown Veto

SAN FRANCISCO — Gov. Jerry Brown vetoed a bill Thursday requiring that California middle and high schools start no earlier than 8:30 a.m., saying the decision of when to start classes should be up to schools not the state. Supporters of the bill cited resea...