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Woman Dies After Clothing Caught in Del Rey Raisin Machine

SANGER— A woman died Friday after her clothing got caught in a raisin processing machine at the Del Rey Packing plant, the Fresno County Sheriff's Office said. The Fresno County Coroner’s Office identified the victim as 33-year-old Yaneth Lopez Valladares. ...
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Ikea to Pay $46m in Boy’s Dresser Tipover Death, Lawyers Say

PHILADELPHIA — IKEA has agreed to pay $46 million to the parents of a 2-year-old boy who died of injuries suffered when a 70-pound recalled dresser tipped over onto him, the family’s lawyers said Monday. “While no settlement can alter the tragic events that...
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Remembering Marvin Meyers, a Giant of Ag and Education

California agriculture lost a legend and Valley students — from kindergarten to graduate school — lost one of their best friends when Marvin Allen Meyers died two weeks ago at 85. He was a farmer, philanthropist, and innovator who transformed 2,600 acres we...
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Valerie Harper, TV’s Rhoda, 80, Has Died

LOS ANGELES — Valerie Harper, who scored guffaws and stole hearts as Rhoda Morgenstern on back-to-back hit sitcoms in the 1970s, has died. She was 80. Longtime family friend Dan Watt confirmed Harper died Friday, adding the family wasn't immediately releasi...