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Can the war on poverty be won?

Almost hundreds gathered in downtown Fresno for a discussion on how the city can win the war on poverty. The discussion was hosted by Zocalo Public Square and The California Wellness Foundation at Frank’s Place inside the Warnors Center for ...

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Unhealthy air quality alert in effect for Friday

An alert is in effect Friday that warns people to be wary of the poor air quality in Fresno, the San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution Control District said. The warning previously only affected people with lung ailments like asthma, but ...

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Give a Gobbler for the holidays

A formal kickoff for the “Give a Gobbler” campaign at Fresno State will be held at the Rue and Gwen Gibson Farm Market on campus at 3 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 18, with a goal to donate 200 turkeys to two local organizations. Donors can purchase a 20 to 25 pound frozen turkey for $25 at the student-operated store located on Chestnut Ave. at Barstow Ave.

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Without a home: Student lives on the streets

On an average day in Fresno it is not uncommon to come by a handful of homeless people panhandling on the medians of the city’s busy streets and to disregard their plight. But for former Fresno State graduate Chris Ballard, experienced the unthinkable—he willingly became temporarily homeless so that he could fully experience and comprehend the problem.

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The Recession over?

Fresno State students and faculty respond to the new of the recession's end.

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