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›  Fresno nonprofit rallies to help small African country with Fresno State link

A small country in West Africa now governed by a Fresno State graduate will get some help from Fresno next month. Read comments

›  Stalled big-rig blocks northbound traffic on Highway 41 near Madera turnoff

A stalled big rig has brought northbound traffic to a standstill on Highway 41 near the Highway 145 turnoff to Madera on Saturday night. Read comments

›  Flu shots in Kings County begin Wednesday

Flu vaccinations will be offered by the Kings County Department of Public Health starting Wednesday. Read comments

›  Fresno Fair changes livestock rules for drought

The Big Fresno Fair is mindful of the drought that continues to grip California, laying waste to farms and suburban lawns alike, and is taking water-saving actions. Read comments

›  General plan review set for Fresno County supervisors

Proposed changes to Fresno County's general plan policies would add new concepts, such as plans for promoting healthy communities, and revise older proposals designed to generate traveler-oriented development along Interstate 5. Read comments

›  Roadwork closes sections of highways 99, 180 in Fresno, Tulare counties

Sections of highways 99 and 180 in Fresno County will close next week for construction, while another area of Highway 99 in Tulare County will have evening lane closures. Read comments

›  Fresno Fire: 'Dazed' man sets backyard bonfire that torches his home

A Fresno man who appeared "dazed" accidentally set his house on fire around noon Saturday when hot embers from a backyard bonfire floated onto the roof, said Fresno Fire Battalion Chief Tony Escobedo. Read comments

›  Clovis police investigate 'bizarre' theft, shooting, wreck

A man shot early Saturday morning in Clovis sped away and crashed into a Clovis apartment -- the last leg of a bizarre string of events that police said started with a theft. Read comments

›  Man, 22, killed in downtown Fresno crash

A 22-year-old Fresno man was killed early Saturday in a single-vehicle accident in downtown Fresno, the California Highway Patrol said. Read comments

›  Motorcyclist run over in 4-vehicle Fresno crash

A motorcyclist was run over in a four-vehicle pileup Saturday morning in northwest Fresno, said Fresno police Sgt. Clayton Smith. Read comments
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Body of missing Arkansas real estate agent found
(Reuters) - Police have discovered the body of an Arkansas real estate agent in a shallow ...
 
›  AEG asks for more time to lure pro football team back to Los Angeles
›  U.S. courts deny trafficking victims lost wages: study
›  New York mayor de Blasio plans expansion of living wage: NYT
›  Texas hospital puts possible Ebola patient in isolation
›  Fence-jumper ran through much of main floor of White House
›  White substance in envelope at Reagan Library causes security scare
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Afghan, U.S. officials sign long-delayed security pact
KABUL (Reuters) - Officials from Afghanistan and the United States on Tuesday signed a lon...
 
›  Egyptian court jails 68 Muslim Brotherhood supporters
›  Hong Kong protesters stockpile supplies, fear fresh police advance
›  EU must put up resources for Mediterranean rescues: Amnesty
›  All aboard the 'Corruptour' for a glimpse of Mexico's graft
›  Ukraine prosecutor opens criminal case against Russian officials
›  Rights group urges Europe to press Thai leader on rights on Italy trip
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Nadal wins on return, Djokovic stays perfect in Beijing
BEIJING (Reuters) - Rafa Nadal enjoyed an emphatic return to singles action as he powered ...
 
›  Top seed Wawrinka humbled by local wildcard in Japan
›  Li named ambassador for WTA Finals in Singapore
›  U.S. FCC expected to do away with sports TV blackout rule
›  Neutral arbitrator to hear Rice appeal: ESPN
›  Charles scores three as Chiefs crush Patriots
›  National Football League roundup
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Stock futures edge up; S&P set for 7th straight quarterly gain
NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. stock index futures were modestly higher on Tuesday, indicating ...
 
›  China final September HSBC PMI steady on firmer global demand but risks remain
›  Euro zone inflation slows in September, weakens euro versus dollar
›  Lufthansa pilots' 15-hour strike affects 9,000 travelers
›  EU says Ireland tax deal with Apple was state aid
›  Vanguard, BlackRock may reap billions from Pimco after Gross exit
›  SoftBank considers stake in Legendary Pictures: report
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SoftBank considers stake in Legendary Pictures: report
TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's SoftBank Corp has been in talks to take a minorit...
 
›  Netflix co-producing 'Crouching Tiger' sequel
›  DreamWorks-SoftBank talks may augur Hollywood dealmaking wave
›  Actor Tracy Morgan was not wearing seatbelt in crash, Wal-Mart says
›  Actor Tracy Morgan wasn't wearing seatbelt in June crash, Wal-Mart says
›  DreamWorks-SoftBank talks may augur Hollywood dealmaking wave
›  Actress Amanda Bynes back in trouble with drug-driving arrest
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EBay to spinoff PayPal in 2015
(Reuters) - EBay Inc said it would spin off PayPal, its fast-growing payments unit, into a...
 
›  Google searches for right note in online music business
›  China OKs iPhone 6 sale after Apple addresses security concerns
›  EU says Ireland tax deal with Apple was state aid
›  Launching marketplace, eBay aims to drive consolidation in Russia
›  Alibaba leads global equity capital markets treasure hunt
›  Supervalu says malware affects four stores in Minnesota
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Trafficking victims in Europe forced into life of crime
 
›  New Yorkers fled to suburbs but offspring seek city life: report
›  U.S. government lawsuits target transgender discrimination in workplace
›  Clooney and Alamuddin cap weekend nuptials with civil ceremony
›  Women who have been unemployed have fewer kids: U.S. study
›  Record number of migrant deaths at sea, in deserts this year: IOM
›  Young EU farmers struggle as Russian sanctions bite
       
 
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Thank you to test B. of Scarborough, ON for planning to donate a 2003 Toyota Camery to 10,000 Trees for the Rouge.

Thank you to Volodymyr of Toronto, ON for planning to donate a 2001 Dodge Neon to Ukrainian Canadian Care Centre.

Thank you to Michelle of Victoria, BC for planning to donate a 1994 Ford Explorer Sport 4X4 to Pacific Christian School Education.

Thank you to Dave of Binghamton, NY for planning to donate a 2006 Ford Taurus to American Red Cross, Southern Tier Chapter.

Thank you to Dave P. of Edmonton, AB for planning to donate a 2005 Pontiac Sunfire to Canadian Liver Foundation.

Thank you to Robert C. for planning to donate a Chevrolet Cavalier to Alzheimer Society Peel (registration number 132657396-RR0001).

Thank you to Krishna J. of Toronto, ON for planning to donate a 2002 Suzuki Aerio to Heart & Stroke Foundation.

Thank you to Hope S. of Seaforth, NS for planning to donate a 2000 Toyota Camry to Hope for Wildlife Society.

Thank you to Lillian C. of Richmond Hill, ON for planning to donate a 2001 Mazda MPV LX to Toronto Cat Rescue.

Thank you to LISA G. of COLLINGWOOD, ON for planning to donate a 2001 Chrysler Neon to Make-A-Wish Toronto-Central Ontario.



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The Greenest Vehicle on the Market is the One Fueled by Human Power
If you’re looking for a green vehicle, look no further than the bicycle. New bike sharing programs make this green mode of transportation super accessible and can lead to a more sustainable worl...


What The Movies Have Taught Us About Cars
The car has been a main star like in Fast and the Furious, or played a minor role in almost every movie. The car enthusiast’s passion generally isn’t founded in any single experience. It...


Ford unveils new Fusion Lightweight Concept
Ford Motors has brought the new Fusion Lightweight Concept sedan into the limelight. A lighter Ford Fusion, like any lighter car, is something enthusiasts have been championing for years, and now it i...


Next-Generation Nissan Leaf To Feature Improved Battery Life
Nissan officials recently opened up how they want to proceed with the next generation of what became a breakthrough modern, mainstream electric car. Nissan wants to double the car?s range from the cur...


Auto Sales are Back in Drive
Cautious optimism is the general mood since auto sales increased 6% in March.That may not seem like huge growth. But after a 3% decline in January and a flat result in February, any sign of momentum ...




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California Drivers Fuel Rechargeable Car Sales in U.S
Over the last four years, more than 100,000 rechargeable cars have been sold to California drivers. This puts the state at the top of the chart for domestic plug-in car sales, representing 40 percent ...


1962 Ferrari Sold for 40 Million
40 million is a lot of money for anything, but recently this large sum of money was used to by a red 1962 Ferrari 250 GTO Berlinetta. It once involved in a fatal accident, has set the world record fo...


The Nissan Cube is Finished as of 2015
Nissan tried something new when they announced to release the Cube back in 2008, however this announcement of it being cut from the lineup is no surprise to most car experts. Another class cut-up has ...


Ford Researches Car Parts from Tomatoes
Known for their creative use of food products, Ford has found another unexpected material that it can use to make car parts. It’s a byproduct in the production of ketchup. Yes, ketchup. Ford say...


Can Your Phone Prevent Distracted Driving?
The dangers of texting while driving are obvious. Authorities cited distracted driving as the cause of more than 3,300 deaths nationwide in 2012, the latest year available, and thousands more injuries...




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Current Conditions:
Fair, 19 C

Forecast:
Tue - Sunny. High: 31 Low: 16
Wed - Sunny. High: 31 Low: 17
Thu - Sunny. High: 34 Low: 17
Fri - Sunny. High: 36 Low: 17
Sat - Mostly Sunny. High: 36 Low: 18

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