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Fresno state professor, former U.S. poet laureate Philip Levine remembered

A global poetry icon known for his affinity for the Central Valley and revered for his award-winning work, former U.S. poet laureate and Fresno State Professor Emeritus Philip Levine, died from pancreatic cancer Saturday in his Fresno home. He was ...

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South African rock band KONGOS performs at Fresno Fair

The KONGOS came to rock the Fresno Fair Friday night, to a crowd of about 500 people. They are currently on tour in support of their debut album, “Lunatic.” The band also mixed in some of their new, unreleased material ...

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The tail of the Wiggle Waggle Walk and Furry 5k

Puppies and dogs of all shapes and sizes came out to Fresno State early Saturday morning for the 15th annual Wiggle Waggle Walk and Furry 5k. The event, held by the Valley Animal Center, is a fundraiser and community event ...

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GrubHouse to offer unique dining experience, to open Sept 11

Specializing in farm-to-table dining, craft beers and local wines, the new restaurant Guri’s Grubhouse and Taps near the corner of Shaw and Cedar avenues is projected to open this week, taking over the space previously occupied by Fajita Fiesta. Guri’s ...

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The ‘Wright’ honor: ‘Dogs dedicate softball diamond to applaud winningest coach

When Margie Wright was 10 years old, she wanted to play on her Little League Baseball team. She wasn’t allowed to – the league only allowed boys – so she was determined to make her mark in the sport.

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Californauts claim fan favorite title at the Red Bull Flugtag in San Francisco

On Nov. 10, McCovey Cove at San Francisco played host to the Red Bull Flugtag, which celebrated its 10-year U.S. anniversary.

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Cycling club rides out the season

On the weekend of Nov. 17, Fresno State hosted its first collegiate mountain bike race organized by the Western Collegiate Cycling Conference at Hensley Lake — and the Bulldog Cycling Team was there to represent the campus.

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Bond is back and better than ever in ‘Skyfall’

Daniel Craig returns in his most explosive James Bond film yet.

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Big Brothers Big Sisters gives at-risk kids a new future

Growing up, some of the most important lessons in childrens’ lives come from their parents.

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Native garden grown with tradition

On the far western side of Woodward Park, after trudging down hills, walking a winding dirt path, and heading past a field of yellow grass—which could technically be called a desert—a small patch of green exists.

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Taking A Bite Out of the Big Apple

Millions of Americans were stunned to see the images on their TV screen on the morning of 9/11; one of them was a young student from Visalia.

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Performers shine during Day of the Dead

Students in skull face paint walked around, incense filled the air, and drums, song and dance broke the typical commotion of the day in the Free Speech area.

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Sand, skill and fire: the art of glassblowing

On their own, sand, silica, sodium and calcium can’t accomplish much.

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RAZR MAXX HD outlasts the competition

No, you’re not having a stress-induced flashback. Motorola has released the second versions of the Droid RAZR devices, the Droid RAZR HD and Droid RAZR MAXX HD.

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Ex-professor: ‘It’s goodbye, but not farewell’

Soft blue lights whispered romance. The bartender polished crystal, the waitress delivered drinks. The jazz quartet laid down smooth riffs on stage while the cameramen were frozen in time.

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Revisiting the classics

Growing up, Kimberley Askew’s parents wanted their daughter to be an attorney. But Askew simply didn’t find joy in courtrooms, juries and attaché briefcases.

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Blimprov shows The Bucket a good time

Blimprov lit up The Bucket last Thursday with a packed house full of laughter. University Student Union Productions brought in the Fresno born improvisation group as a way to help students relieve some stress.

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“Argo” features suspenseful story, dazzling cast

It takes a certain kind of narcissism, or maybe just distrust, to cast yourself in a film you’ve directed. Whatever the reasons, Ben Affleck’s decision to take on the lead role in his political thriller, “Argo,” was a good one.

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