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Mexican Megachurch Leader Charged Again With Child Rape

LOS ANGELES — California on Wednesday charged the leader of a Mexican megachurch with child rape and human trafficking, months after a court dismissed the previous allegations because of prosecution errors. Naasón Joaquín García, the self-proclaimed apostle...
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A Look at Fresno EOC as It Searches for New CEO

This week, the board that oversees the Fresno Economic Opportunities Commission is scheduled to select a new CEO. Earlier this year, Fresno EOC's CEO Brian Angus announced he would step away from the post he...
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A Cry of the Heart From Local Human Trafficking Survivor

By FresnoStateNews.com Growing up in the Central Valley, Debra Rush wanted the same things many other young girls do: a boyfriend, good friends and tons of fun. She never anticipated that those simple desires would take a turn for the worst when she was kid...