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For 60 years, KSEE and KGPE have competed in the local TV market. Now, after a pair of deals by the Texas-based Nexstar Broadcasting Group, the two TV stations have one owner and, by fall, will work under one roof. News sets will be built for both stations at the KSEE facility in east-central Fresno.
In the third installment of the biweekly Obamacare Q&A column, Emily Bazar answers readers questions about who will be required to have health insurance and gives advice to a 73-year-old who wonders if she and her husband need additional coverage.
Google giveth, and Google taketh away. On July 1, it will take away Google Reader. To the dismay of millions, that service will go the way of Google Answers, Google Buzz, iGoogle and GOOG-411. Google hasn't provided much in the way of a satisfying reason for this "spring cleaning," saying only that "usage has declined."
The pivotal number in the Measure G debate — 1.3 million. The pivotal concept — a funnel. The pivotal player — Mancur Olson. You know all about Measure G. I’ll be spare with background. The June 4 election is two weeks away. The key question: What is the fundamental dynamic here? Here’s my stab: The [...]read more »
Federal investigators have recommended a National Park Service review of any design changes in tent cabins after three deaths last year during a hantavirus outbreak at Yosemite National Park. Several hantavirus cases were diagnosed after people spent the night at Curry Village in newer tent cabins with a double-wall construction. Investigation showed infected mice nested [...]read more »
Folks in the southwest Fresno County town of Lanare avoid drinking arsenic-laced water from their taps. They thought four vending machines in nearby Riverdale were their best option for healthy water. Now the machines are gone, according to California Rural Legal Assistance, representing Lanare’s 590 residents. The machines apparently were not filtering the water in [...]read more »
Fresno City Council Member Steve Brandau offered gracious and well-spoken introductory remarks before Mayor Ashley Swearengin’s State of the City address on Thursday. There was one problem: the first-year council member referenced a closed-door council discussion about the city budget, and city budgets are not supposed to be discussed behind closed doors, per the state’s [...]read more »
Every so often, a story so perfectly illustrates what can go wrong when you trust someone with your money that it serves as a kind of user's manual for any investor who comes along afterward.
Students and graduates sometimes worry that their educational credentials don't stack up to those whose degrees came from more elite institutions.
Lowe's first-quarter net income rose almost 3 percent, even as a wet and cool spring dampened sales of gardening products.
Detroit auto factories are forgoing their traditional two-week summer break and speeding up production to meet buyers' growing demand for new cars and trucks.
The Bank of England's policymakers remain divided on whether to provide more stimulus to the flat-lining economy, according to the minutes of their meeting in May.
The Detroit automakers are largely forgoing the traditional two-week summer break at their factories and speeding up production to meet buyers' growing demand for new cars and trucks.