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Grandson of Indian Immigrants Is Fresno State Ag One President

By Geoff Thurner fresnostatenews.com When Balvinder “Bill” Purewal wakes up every morning, the new Fresno State Ag One Foundation president looks out over a beautiful sunrise on the 40-acre ranch near Selma that has tied his family together for three gen...

Colorful Billionaire H. Ross Perot Dead at 89

DALLAS — H. Ross Perot, the colorful, self-made Texas billionaire who rose from a childhood of Depression-era poverty and twice ran for president as a third-party candidate, has died. He was 89. Perot, whose...
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Health Care, Immigration Top Issues at Democrats’ 1st Debate

MIAMI — Ten Democrats railed against a national economy and a Republican administration they argued exist only for the rich as presidential candidates debated onstage for the first time in the young 2020 season, embracing inequality as a defining theme in thei...
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Buttigieg Is Breath of Fresh Air in Dem Presidential Race

You can bet on just about anything online — including the Democratic presidential nominee. Depending on the bookmaker, Pete Buttigieg, the openly gay mayor of South Bend, Indiana, has either the third- or fourth-best odds of facing President Donald Trump. ...
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Poll Finds Hunger for Change to US System of Government

After more than two years of the Donald Trump presidency, Andrea Petrusky is ready for some fundamental changes in the way the United States government works. "Right now we're being shown all of the loopholes, the president being able to do all the things t...