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Softball: ‘Dogs carry momentum into senior weekend

The first-place Fresno State softball team will look to keep its momentum going in a weekend series at home against the Nevada Wolf Pack on Senior Weekend. Last weekend, the Bulldogs extended their winning streak to four and remained on ...

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Softball: ‘Dogs remain atop conference with weekend sweep

With less than a month left in the regular season, the Fresno State softball team is looking to secure its position atop the Mountain West Conference.

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Lacrosse: Senior Day features dramatic ending

A freshman stepped up on Senior Day for the Fresno State lacrosse team.

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Inconsistent attendance rates still loom for Fresno State athletic events

Despite having one of the top basketball venues in the conference, Fresno State still can’t manage to fill the Save Mart Center.

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Spring Ball: Peck, wideouts look to step up in Josh Harper’s absence

Fresno State’s wideout corps has a huge question mark coming into the season, as the former No. 1 option at the position, Josh Harper, will be entering the NFL Draft next month.

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Spring football: 2015 features 3-way QB battle

The Fresno State football team is heading in to the 2015 season with no guarantees at the starting quarterback position. The Bulldogs, who opened spring ball last week by participating in four of the 15 practice sessions that are set ...

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Disease rates on the rise as parents forgo child vaccination

Before the development of a vaccine to immunize against whooping cough in the 1940s, millions of people suffered from the illness with little means to prevent its spread. In the years that followed, compulsory vaccinations nearly wiped it out over ...

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Two Fresno races still too close to call

California’s 16th Congressional District In what could cap off a disastrous election night for Democrats, incumbent Jim Costa (D) is down to challenger Johnny Tacherra (R) in what could be a blind-side victory for Republicans in the Central Valley. Costa, ...

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3 out of 6 propositions pass

California residents voted on several propositions Tuesday night that will affect various aspects of local communities and statewide policies. One of the more contentious and closer races, Proposition 47, which would reduce certain drug and nonviolent felony charges to misdemeanors, ...

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Prop 1 to determine state water funding

California will vote on a proposition Tuesday that will determine how the state receives and spends money on water initiatives in the coming years. Proposition 1, or the Water Bond bill, would allocate over $7 billion in general bonds to ...

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Prop 47: the debate over sentencing reform

Central Valley community members met Tuesday at the The kNow Youth Media building in southwest Fresno to discuss Proposition 47, or the Reduced Penalties for Some Crimes Initiative, that California voters will vote on next week. The meeting featured advocacy ...

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Secretary of state candidate Pete Peterson shares vision for California’s voting future

  Pete Peterson, the Republican candidate for California secretary of state, doesn’t know if he will win come Election Day but he knows he should, he said in a one-on-one interview Monday with The Collegian. Facing off against state Sen. ...

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Robert A. Dahlquist: Jubilee solution will eliminate student loan crisis

Following the Lehman banking debacle of 2008, the government-sponsored bailout of “Too Big to Fail” banks did nothing to stimulate the economy because 70 percent of the economy is consumer driven. The only way to stimulate the economy is to ...

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3 states, D.C. to vote on cannabis reforms

Three states and the District of Columbia may pass new marijuana laws come Election Day, a potential second wave of cannabis policy reform following legalization in Colorado and Washington state in 2012. Cannabis initiatives are on the Nov. 4 ballot ...

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Faculty union asks Castro to “be bold” in contract talks

Fresno State faculty packed into the lobby of President Joseph Castro’s office Wednesday calling on him to “be bold” and put pressure on California State University administrators to adopt a new collective-bargaining agreement. The faculty, represented by the California Faculty ...

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Fresno State forensic crime lab gives students the ‘CSI’ experience

It might not be like the show “CSI,” but there is a full-service forensic crime lab on Fresno State’s campus. It is an unlabeled, beige-paneled, brick building on the west side of campus – and it is inconspicuous for a ...

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Water bond bill set for November vote

Come November, voters will get the chance to have their say on a bill that would increase access to California’s water supply by building new infrastructure. Proposition 1, or the Water Quality, Supply and Infrastructure Improvement Act of 2014, would ...

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Ride share services face legal hurdles local and statewide

Uber, Lyft and other transportation network companies, or “TNCs,” favored by Millennials are currently locked in statewide and local battles the companies say could drastically undermine the way they do business. Uber, a San Francisco-based service that enables its users ...

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