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Report: Requests from Politicians Hampered Wildfire Fight

LOS ANGELES — The battle against a devastating November wildfire in Los Angeles County was hampered by politicians asking firefighters to check on certain homes. The conclusion comes from an after-action review by the Los Angeles Fire Department, which join...
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NRA Has History of Promoting Gun Rights Outside US

BOISE, Idaho — The recent revelation that National Rifle Association representatives had met with Australian politicians to discuss talking points after a mass shooting generated outrage from various politician...

This is What the Fresno City Council Should Be Paid

Opinion by Bill McEwen Here we are again debating the salaries of Fresno City Councilmembers. The last time we visited the subject, circa 2006, the council boosted its pay to $5,416 a month or about $65,000 a year. Some residents protes...