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Marlboro Maker Places $2.4 Billion Bet on Marijuana

NEW YORK — One of the world's biggest tobacco companies is diving into the cannabis market with a $2.4 billion buy-in. Altria will pay another $1.4 billion for warrants that if exercised, would give Altria a...

Chavez Makes His Case for Four More Years on City Council

Luis Chavez wants another term on the Fresno City Council. The incumbent southeast Fresno representative won a special election in 2016 to fulfill the remaining two years of Sal Quintero's term after Quintero won a seat on the Fresno County Board of Supervi...
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Whelan, Esparza Compete to Represent the Heart of Fresno

The ideological balance of the Fresno City Council hangs in the district carved out of the city’s center. Brian Whelan is a Republican. Nelson Esparza is a Democrat. Many of their views are consistent with their party ideology. Both want to succeed terme...