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State to set legal limit on pesticide byproduct found in Valley drinking water

The State Water Resources Control Board is proposing a drinking water standard that would require San Joaquin Valley water systems to start removing a cancer-causing pesticide byproduct from tap water by 2018. The chemical is 1, 2, 3-Trichloropropane, a fumigant additive that seeped into groundwater decades ago. About 50 people attended a Thursday workshop on the proposal in Fresno.

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Wildfire erupts in Madera County, mandatory evacuation ordered

The Cascadel Woods neighborhood and surrounding areas were under mandatory evacuation after a fire broke out Friday afternoon in South Fork.
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Wildfire erupts in Madera County, mandatory evacuation ordered

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Robotics competition brings together migrant ed students

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Fresno Food Expo showcases newest in Valley's food products