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Orosi Woman Suspected of Selling Mercury-Laced Skin Cream

Federal prosecutors say an Orosi woman was arrested Tuesday on suspicion of selling skin creams tainted with dangerous levels of mercury. The U.S. Attorney’s Office said Tuesday that Maria Estela Esparza Magallanes sold the creams using Facebook ads. It’s...
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Fresno County Leads the USA in Farm Production

Fresno County is America's top ag-producing county for the first time since 2013. The county's No. 1 status was cemented this week when Tulare County released its report showing $7.21 billion in farm production last year. Listen to this article: h...
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4 Firefighters Hurt in Crash on Tulare County Road

PORTERVILLE — Authorities say four Cal Fire firefighters from San Diego were injured when a fire engine crashed and overturned on a rural road in central California. The California Highway Patrol says the dr...
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If You Have a Concealed Gun Permit, Use It, Sheriff Says

People who have permits to carry a concealed weapon should "exercise" their rights so they'll be ready to protect their community "and defend ourselves against active shooters," Tulare County's sheriff said on social media Wednesday night. Days after mass s...