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  • 041314-kfsn-6pm-danzantes-festival-vid
  • Hundreds of folklorico dancers filled the baseball field at Clovis West High School in an attempt to break a world record.
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good news, fresno, fresno northeast, fresno county, local
  • 041214-kfsn-6pm-honor-flight-vets-vid
  • Dozens of local World War II veterans will be traveling to visit their memorial in Washington, D.C., for the first time.
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honor flight, good news, fresno, fresno county, central valley, washington d.c., local
  • 041114-kfsn-430pm-shoe-donation-rowell-vid
  • Students got a special treat when Skechers stopped by their Fresno elementary school to donate hundreds of pairs of shoes.
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good news, fresno, fresno central, fresno county, local, amanda venegas
  • 041114-kfsn-4pm-good-sports-vid
  • Mariah Montoya just finished her senior season with the Central Grizzlies Girls' soccer team this past winter.
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good sports, good news, fresno, fresno county, good sports, tommy tran
  • 040614-KFSN-6PM-RockClimbingCHCC
  • Dozens of kids with physical limitations achieved a small victory on Sunday by conquering rock climbing in Fresno.
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good news, childrens hospital central california, fresno, fresno east central, fresno county, local
  • 040414-KFSN-6PM-Edison-vid
  • For Anthony Gonzales, this instrument delivers more than just music. Every breath and every note on the euphonium takes the Edison High School senior to a peaceful place.
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good news, music, fresno, fresno county, local, margot kim
  • 040414-KFSN-4PM-GoodSports
  • A Fresno father-and-son duo is training to run in this month's Boston Marathon, but this isn't your average running family.
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good sports, good news, fresno, fresno county, good sports, david bataller
  • 140329_KFSN_11PM_BigReadSpeakeasy
  • Fresno City College hosted a "Great Gatsby" speakeasy on Saturday night.
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good news, fresno city college, fresno, fresno central, fresno county, local
  • 140329_KFSN_11PM_RelayForLifeVigil
  • Hundreds of people spent their Saturday night at Alta Sierra Middle School to take part in the Relay for Life event.
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good news, clovis, fresno county, local
  • 140329_KFSN_11PM_DiscoveryCenter
  • Fresno's Discovery Center is celebrating its 60th year in the community.
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good news, animal, fresno, fresno east central, fresno county, local
  • 140329_KFSN_6PM_DiabetesWalk
  • People of all ages headed to North Fresno on Saturday morning to support the fight against diabetes.
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good news, woodward park, fresno, fresno county, local
  • 140329_KFSN_6AM_PVillePark
  • Children in Porterville will soon have a new place to play. A new park is expected to open in August.
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good news, porterville, tulare county, local
  • A Fresno runner got more than a medal for finishing the Modesto Half-Marathon on Sunday morning.
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good news, modesto, local
  • 140322_KFSN_11PM_PowerOfThePurses
  • Designer purses drew hundreds of mostly women to a fundraiser on Saturday afternoon for the Fresno Philharmonic.
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good news, charity, fresno, fresno county, local
  • Coalinga Middle School's chess team has secured their spot as champs during a competition in Southern California.
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good news, coalinga, fresno county, local
  • 140310_KFSN_4PM_StarrKidsChopper
  • George the Giraffe from Children's Hospital stopped by a Fresno school on Monday to thank members of the Kind Kids Club.
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good news, childrens hospital central california, fresno, fresno northwest, fresno county, local
  • A 7-year-old's gesture for a friend raised half a million dollars. And he's not the only one who will inspire you.
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good news, hot topics
  • Buchanan High percussionist to play at Carnegie Hall
  • A young Valley musician will play at Carnegie Hall in New York this summer.
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fresno, fresno county, clovis, new york city, music, good news, education, linda mumma
  • Kids Day
  • Volunteers hit Valley streets on Tuesday for the 27th annual Kids Day, which benefits Children's Hospital Central California.
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kids day, childrens hospital central california, central valley, good news, local, amanda venegas
  • 140303_KFSN_5PM_ACTDogHelp
  • After a small dog was found nearly dead on the side of a reservoir this weekend, a local rescue organization kicked into action.
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animal, storm, fresno, fresno county, good news, local, gaby rodriguez
  • Fulton Tunnels
  • Engineering crews are getting an underground look at Fresno's Fulton Mall.
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fresno, fresno downtown, good news, local, gene haagenson
  • LocalSharkTank
  • Nemat Inc. is a Madera County business that is trying to make it onto the hit show "Shark Tank."
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television, madera county, good news, local, amanda venegas
  • Sanger students make lunches for less fortunate
  • Fifth graders at Jackson Elementary School in Sanger spent their Valentine's Day showing some love for the less fortunate.
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valentine's day, good news, charity, local, anthony pura
  • Students make cards for Valley veterans
  • With Valentine's Day approaching students at an elementary school in Clovis took time to spread the love to Valley veterans.
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clovis, good news, valentine's day, local
  • 555555
  • The snowpack and rain plays a very important part in replenishing our water supply. In fact, the water flooding your neighborhood may quench your thirst one day.
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good news, local
  • Whale Watching in Monterey
  • Monterey makes the claim of being the whale watching capital of the world, and the whales didn't disappoint.
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good news, entertainment, christine park
  • Carls Jr Money
  • ABC30 has been unable to track down the man who lost that money, but the bag contains between $10,000 and $15,000.
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fresno, fresno county, good news, local, rick montanez
  • Fresno City College
  • This month Fresno City College has a series of events planned in honor of African American History Month.
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fresno city college, good news, fresno, fresno central, fresno county, local
  • Fresno State students start restaurant delivery service
  • If you're sitting at home and craving food from your favorite restaurant, but just don't feel like going out, two Fresno State students may be able to help.
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fresno, fresno county, clovis, fresno state, good news, business, sara sandrik
  • Fresno man uses skateboard to rescue woman from overturned car
  • A Fresno man took extraordinary measures to rescue a woman trapped inside her overturned vehicle.
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fresno, fresno county, accident, good news, local, linda mumma
  • 5 houses rebuilt in Fresno?s Armenian Town
  • A tiny new neighborhood in Downtown Fresno is waiting to be brought back to life.
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fresno downtown, fresno, fresno county, good news, local, gene haagenson
  • WWII Veteran honored in military service 70 years after he died
  • A U.S. Marine killed in action during World War II was honored in a special ceremony in the North Valley seven decades after he died -- and his son played an important role in his service.
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chowchilla, madera county, good news, local, linda mumma
  • Good Sports: Calwa Park Cal Ripken League
  • On a recent drive through the Calwa neighborhood of south Fresno, Cardoza Tucker thought about childhood experience at the community park.
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good news, good sports, david bataller
  • Central Valley teen earns Girl Scouts highest honor
  • Dozens of shelter animals have a more comfortable place to stay thanks to the efforts of a Valley teenager.
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good news, local
  • Crews break ground on new Fresno Chaffee Zoo exhibit
  • Monday crews broke ground on the new African Adventure exhibit at the Fresno Chaffee Zoo.
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chaffee zoo, fresno, animal, good news, local, linda mumma
  • Fresno 7-Eleven offers free Slurpees to kids who read
  • The new year is looking a little brighter for some children who live in a Central Fresno neighborhood.
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fresno, fresno central, fresno county, good news, local, mariana jacob
  • Central Valley?s first babies of 2014
  • Mission accomplished for one determined woman hoping to deliver the first baby of 2014 in Fresno County.
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fresno county, good news, local, mariana jacob
  • Last minute donations help the Poverello House
  • Despite a drop in toy donations Fresno's Poverello House was able to participate in the spirit of giving this year.
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poverello house, fresno, fresno downtown, good news, local, gaby rodriguez
  • Valley kids make dream come true for man with cancer
  • A Merced man who has been diagnosed with terminal cancer got a heartwarming surprise Sunday.
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merced, merced county, good news, local
  • Toys for Tots needs just over 10k gifts to meet goal
  • Christmas is a little more than a week away, and Toys for Tots organizers said they are a little more than 10,000 toys away from reaching their goal.
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charity, christmas, good news, local, amanda venegas
  • Angel Tree Program aims to give Valley kids a better Christmas
  • The recipient of a unique program reaching out to the children of prisoners is giving back this holiday season.
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charity, good news, local, linda mumma
  • Fresno State football is back. Except for the "White Out and Black Out," games this season Bulldogs Stadium looked like a sea of red once again.
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fresno state, fresno state bulldogs, fresno state football, good news, good sports, tommy tran
  • 2-year-old Fresno boy to be on Americas Funniest Home Videos
  • America's Funniest Home Videos will air this Sunday after Action News Live at Eleven.
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abc, abc30, good news, vod
  • Fresno firefighters
  • Everyday firefighters put their lives on the line while responding to calls.
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fresno, fresno county, fresno fire department, fresno police department, good news, local, amanda venegas
  • Bobby Cox
  • Retired managers Joe Torre, Tony La Russa and Bobby Cox were unanimously elected to the baseball Hall of Fame by the expansion era committee on Monday.
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selma, reedley, good news, sports
  • Toys for Tots marathon in River Park to help many children in need
  • The Toys for Tots marathon weekend kicked off before the sun even came up Friday morning.
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fresno, fresno county, good news, local, amanda venegas
  • A wish is coming true for a South Valley girl
  • As part of the "Wishes Across America" campaign by the Make-A-Wish Foundation and Macy's, more than 50 wishes will be granted.
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tulare, tulare county, charity, good news, local, amanda venegas
  • TyphoonRelief
  • It has been almost a month since Typhoon Haiyan demolished parts of the Philippines and the country still needs help providing food and shelter to thousands of people.
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good news, red cross, typhoon, fundraiser, fresno east central, fresno, central valley, local, linda mumma
  • Many Valley residents attend 68th annual Candy Cane Lane Parade
  • The 68th annual Candy Cane Lane Parade saw a few changes this year.
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visalia, parade, christmas, good news, local, jessica peres
  • Christmas Tree Lane opens with first walk night
  • One of the longest-running holiday events in the country is kicking off Tuesday night in the Valley.
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christmas, good news, vod