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(Sept. 15, 20120 -- Students who have access to computers at home and regularly use them for assignments are more likely to be strong writers, a national exam suggests. But it also says just a quarter of America's eighth- and 12th-grade students...
Associated Press (Sept. 15, 2012) --The Czech Republic has taken an unprecedented emergency measure and banned the sale of spirits with more than 20 percent alcohol content as it battles a wave of methanol poisonings that has already killed 19...
Associated Press (Sept. 15, 2012) --A Wisconsin judge on Friday struck down nearly all of the state law championed by Gov. Scott Walker that effectively ended collective bargaining rights for most public workers. Walker's administration immediately...
(Sept. 13, 2012) -- Kristin Chenoweth, the original good witch in Broadway's "Wicked," will be among the performers in this year's season of The Fresno Grand Opera. She also is well known for her guest appearances on "Glee" and "The Good Wife."...
(Sept. 13, 2012) -- Roosevelt High School's student athletes will get free physicals Saturday 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the school gym, 4250 E. Tulare St. Student athletes must have annual physicals by medical practitioners certifying their fitness for...
(Sept. 13, 2012) -- The Craig School of Business at Fresno State is recruiting candidates for its first online Master's degree in Business Administration, which begins next spring. The Online MBA is designed for working and returning students....
(Sept. 13, 2012) -- A five-run first inning paved the way to an 8-3 victory by the San Francisco Giants over the Colorado Rockies at Coors Field in Denver Wednesday night. San Francisco extended its lead to seven games over the Los Angeles Dodgers in...
Associated Press (Sept. 12, 2012) -- Gov. Jerry Brown on Wednesday signed into law sweeping pension changes that will save California taxpayers billions of dollars in the future and aims to reform a system that is woefully underfunded. Brown praised...
(Sept. 13, 2012) -- Elizabeth Goddard of BBB Mediation Services will teach basic mediation in a four day class Nov. 9-10 and Nov. 14-16 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Presenters include lawyers, judges, mediators and mediation providers. The location is the...
Associated Press (Sept. 12, 2012) — An Israeli filmmaker went into hiding Tuesday after his movie attacking Islam's prophet Muhammad sparked angry assaults by ultra-conservative Muslims on U.S. missions in Egypt and Libya, where one American was...