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2018 Was a Record-Setting Year for Fresno County Farmers

Fresno County farmers and ranchers shattered the yearly record for the value of what they produced by nearly a billion dollars in 2018. Despite below-average surface water supplies, their crops and livestock totaled $7.888 billion last year, according to th...
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Sherpa Climber Scales Mount Everest for Record 23rd Time

KATHMANDU, Nepal — Sherpa climber Kami Rita scaled Mount Everest on Wednesday for a 23rd time, breaking his own record for the most successful ascents of the world's highest peak. "I know Mount Everest very well, having climbed it 22 times, but at the same ...
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California’s Worsening Wildfires, Explained

If it seems that wildfires are burning nearly all the time these days, that there’s no longer a definable fire season in California, you’re right. Fourteen of the 20 most destructive fires in state history have occurred since 2007, and California has 78 more a...
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Oh, What a Night! Grimes Sets Arena Record for Rebounds.

Nate Grimes stood out on the court, in the paint, and on the stats sheet for the Fresno State men's basketball team Saturday night. The 6-foot, 8-inch junior forward matched his season high with 19 points and grabbed a Save Mart Center record 19 rebounds. M...