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  • California wildlife regulators are proposing a ban on contests that reward hunters who kill coyotes and other predators.
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animal, california department of fish and game, california, state
  • More Latino than white students in California have been offered admission to the state's premier public universities for the first time.
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u.c., california, education
  • The remains of a tour bus that was struck by a FedEx truck on Interstate 5 Thursday is shown in Orland, Calif., Friday, April 11, 2014.
  • Both drivers in the fiery Northern California crash involving a FedEx truck and bus full of students had clean driving records.
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accident, california, state
  • 041414-kfsn-4pm-sacto-plane-scare-vid
  • A man removed from a plane after he allegedly tried to open a door during flight was charged with interfering with the crew.
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california, nebraska, national/world
  • A California Highway Patrol officer stands at a gate as the demolished remains of a FedEx truck sit in a CalTrans maintenance station in Willows, Calif., Friday, April 11, 2014.
  • Investigators say they haven't found evidence confirming a claim that a FedEx truck was on fire before it slammed into a bus.
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accident, california, state
  • 041314-kfsn-11pm-miss-tulare-county-to-mrs-california-vid
  • A Fresno woman has proven herself true royalty after being crowned this year's Mrs. California United States.
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california, fresno, fresno county, tulare, tulare county, entertainment
  • A California Highway Patrol Officer looks over the burned out remains of a tour bus, Friday April 11, 2014, that collided with a FedEX truck on Interstate 5 Thursday in Orland, Calif.
  • Federal investigators could not corroborate a driver's claim that a FedEx truck was already on fire before it slammed into a bus.
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accident, california, state
  • Authorities say a Tulare man is dead after being rescued from the ocean in Humboldt County on Thursday.
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tulare, tulare county, california, state
  • 041114-kfsn-5pm-bus-crash-folo-vid
  • It was a busload of opportunity: young, motivated students, destined to become the first in their families to go to college.
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accident, california, state
  • A state board says the agency overseeing California's high-speed rail project can acquire four parcels in Fresno County through eminent domain if necessary.
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high speed rail, fresno, fresno county, central valley, california, state
  • 040714-kfsn-hsr-contractors-vid
  • Several businesses from across the state and here in Fresno attended a high-speed rail conference at Fresno State on Monday.
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high speed rail, fresno state, fresno, fresno northeast, fresno county, california, local, amanda venegas
  • 040614-KFSN-6PM-UCSBPartyRiot
  • Hundreds of law enforcement officers spent Saturday night and Sunday morning restoring order to the streets of Isla Vista.
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riot, u.c., california, state
  • FILE - In this Dec. 9, 2013 file photo, former San Diego Mayor Bob Filner stands before judge Robert J. Trentacostas courtroom as he was sentenced in San Diego.
  • A three-month house arrest ended Sunday for former San Diego Mayor Bob Filner, who resigned in August after less than nine months in office amid a torrent of sexual harassment allegations from numerous women.
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san diego, california, state
  • A man suspected of shooting his estranged girlfriend has been taken into custody following a roughly eight-hour standoff with a Los Angeles County sheriff's SWAT team.
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swat, standoff, los angeles, california, state
  • Eight people who jumped into San Francisco Bay after a boat they were on caught fire have been rescued.
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fire, san francisco, bay area, california, state
  • 040414-KFSN-11PM-CharitiesAndDrought-vid
  • Central California charities are bracing for a record-breaking year and some are predicting the need for assistance to double.
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drought, charity, catholic charities, fresno, fresno county, central valley, california, local, rick montanez
  • Two drug-smuggling tunnels with rail systems stretching hundreds of yards across the U.S.-Mexico border were discovered.
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california, mexico, state
  • 140331_KFSN_11PM_CoveredCA
  • Covered CA's open enrollment period is over. But high website traffic is forcing an unofficial deadline extension to sign up.
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affordable care act, health care, health insurance, california, health_care_reform, rick montanez
  • California Democratic Sens. Ron Calderon, Leland Yee and Rod Wright are seen.
  • The California Senate voted Friday to suspend three lawmakers caught up in separate criminal cases.
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california, jerry brown, politics
  • A pizza parlor in Manteca is offering $2,500 to the pair of eaters who can finish its colossal pizza within an hour.
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california, hot topics
  • A man is missing after being swept out to sea during a baptism on a Santa Barbara County beach on Sunday.
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california, state
  • A car sits overturned on a highway in the Carbon Canyon area of Brea, Calif., Friday night, March 28, 2014, after hitting a rock slide caused by an earthquake.
  • A quake on the lesser-known fault that gave SoCal a shake Friday could do more damage than one from the San Andreas Fault.
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earthquake, los angeles, california, state
  • Dry conditions prompt Cal Fire to hire more crews
  • Cal Fire has now announced plans to hire more crews ahead of what they believe could be a very active wildfire season.
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drought, fire, widlfire, central valley, california, local, mariana jacob
  • 140322_KFSN_6PM_BullyingRestrainingOrder
  • A California father tired of his son being bullied at school has decided to file a restraining order against the alleged bully.
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california, hot topics
  • 140322_KFSN_6PM_CaliforniaDMV
  • The California DMV said Saturday there's no evidence of a computer breach, but it's launching an investigation.
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california, state
  • Persistent drought conditions are forcing the closure of a prestigious Central Valley golf course.
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drought, central valley, california, state
  • 140315_KFSN_6PM_LAAmberAlert
  • An Amber Alert has been issued for four children from the L.A. area who police say were abducted by their biological parents.
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amber alert, los angeles, california, state
  • Enrique Felix and Rose Chairez are seen with their two sons and twin girls in these photos provided by the LAPD.
  • L.A. police say they have no solid leads that might help find two parents accused of abducting their kids from a grandmother's home.
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amber alert, los angeles, california, state
  • Teen mom speaks after infant sons nose bitten off
  • A teenage mother is sharing her side of the story for the first time since police say her boyfriend bit off their baby's nose.
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crimetracker, bay area, california, state
  • 140316_KFSN_8AM_ClovisSting
  • Clovis police are cracking down on adults who buy alcohol for minors. It's all part of "Operation Shoulder Tap."
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crimetracker, clovis police department, clovis, fresno county, california, local
  • 140314_KFSN_6PM_EggWars
  • Five states are filing lawsuits because they claim California's egg laws violate federal interstate commerce laws.
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lawsuit, california, state, gene haagenson
  • 140310_KFSN_10PM_HSRRobot
  • To help design the High-Speed Rail project, a small robot is being used to map out exactly what's below the streets.
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high speed rail, fresno, fresno downtown, fresno county, central valley, california, local, rick montanez
  • 140310_KFSN_11PM_TruancyBills
  • California's attorney general is proposing several bills to track student truancy in hopes of increasing the graduation rate.
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california, education, anthony pura
  • 140309_KFSN_11PM_EmissionsLawAndGasPrices
  • California's greenhouse gas reduction law could force drivers to pay more at the pump as soon as next year.
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gas prices, california, state, mariana jacob
  • Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is coming to California.
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israel, california, jerry brown, state
  • Gov. Jerry Brown signed legislation to assist drought-affected areas and provide funding to better use local water supplies.
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drought, sacramento, california, central valley, jerry brown, politics
  • 140228_KFSN_6PM_DroughtLegislation
  • New legislation proposed by Fresno Congressman Jim Costa is aimed at increasing water storage around the state.
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drought, jim costa, fresno, fresno county, central valley, california, politics, dale yurong
  • California lifers leaving prison at record pace
  • Nearly 1,400 lifers in California's prisons have been released over the past three years in a sharp turnaround in a state where murderers and others sentenced to life with the possibility of parole almost never got out.
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california, jerry brown, state
  • Valley Lotto multi-millionaires step forward
  • The multi-million dollar mystery is solved.
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california, lottery, good news, local, rick montanez
  • Californians able to sign up for healthcare despite website glitches
  • The nationwide effort to get the Affordable Care Act going has run into a lot of technical problems.
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affordable care act, california, covered california, health_care_reform, gene haagenson
  • Judge: High-speed rail funding sources are Theoretical
  • Friday there was a major legal victory for South Valley farmers in their fight against the high speed rail project.
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high speed rail, california, state
  • Students are seen in this undated file photo.
  • Students at more than 240 California schools posted pictures on social media websites while taking standardized tests.
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california, state, nannette miranda
  • California seeks to move inmates to private prisons
  • California will seek to move thousands of inmates to private prisons in a last-ditch attempt to avoid releasing violent offenders to ease prison crowding, the state corrections chief said Monday.
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california, state
  • Input Callout
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california, state
  • Lawmakers are considering a bill to test out digital license plates. A privacy group is alarmed over the idea.
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california, state, nannette miranda
  • Opponents of same sex marriage have filed an emergency motion asking the US Supreme Court to stop California from issuing marriage licenses to gay couples.
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california, gay rights, politics
  • A Supreme Court Justice has denied a request to stop issuing marriage licenses to gay couples in California.
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california, gay rights, politics
  • A Supreme Court Justice has denied a request to stop issuing marriage licenses to gay couples in California.
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california, gay rights, state
  • Opponents of same sex marriage have filed an emergency motion asking the US Supreme Court to stop California from issuing marriage licenses to gay couples.
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california, gay rights, technology news
  • Those who serve in the military often have many issues to deal with on their return home. As a result, more than a billion dollars in veteran's home loan money goes unused.
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california, state, nannette miranda