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Fresno State student killed in rainy-day freeway crash

A Fresno State masters student was killed Sunday in a car crash on Highway 99 as rain drenched the Valley. Mireyda “Mia” Barraza Martinez, 29, of Fresno, was killed in the crash, the Fresno Sheriff’s Office said. Martinez was a teaching ...

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VIDEO: Police address man killed on dirt bike on Fresno State farm

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The Day of the Dead celebrated across Fresno

The Latin American holiday of El Dia de los Muertos (the day of the dead) was celebrated Sunday evening across Fresno. Fresno State’s Aztec Dance Club hosted an event on campus near at the Free Speech area. Aztec dancing was ...

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Nationally recognized art professor dead at 67

A nationally recognized art and design professor who was an active part of the Fresno community died Saturday. Dr. Paulette Fleming, 67, joined Fresno State as a faculty member in 1988. Throughout her life, she dedicated herself toward educating the ...

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Rioters do disservice to real issue

Baltimore is on fire. Where there was once a justifiable protest that could help push the nation toward discussing race, instead we are forced to look at the issue of violence toward police. With a dramatically increasing number of black ...

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Fresno City College President Tony Cantu has died

Fresno City College President Tony Cantu died this weekend, according to a statement from The State Center Community College District. Cantu, who worked with the SCCCD for over 26 years, has been serving as Fresno City College’s top official since ...

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Actor Philip Seymour Hoffman Dead at 46

The Oscar winner, who was known for his versatile film roles and captivating supporting characters died Sunday Feb. 2. Hoffman was found dead by screenwriter David Bar Katz in his Manhattan apartment of an apparent overdose, New York authorities said. Hoffman’s most ...

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Gaddafi killed in Libya

The oppressive Libyan dictator Muammar Gaddafi has been killed during fighting in his hometown of Sirte on October 20, confirmed by Libyan Prime Minister Mahmoud Jibril.

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