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The Color Of Veterans Day

“The War To End All Wars” officially ended on June 28, 1919, with the signing of the Treaty of Versailles. But the armistice that ended the fighting in World War I, then known as The Great War, went into effect on the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month of 1918. President Woodrow Wilson proclaimed November 11, ...

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New System Serves Those Who Live Alone

MADERA COUNTY – Every year there are countless cases of people dying alone in their homes. Sometimes it is days or even weeks before anyone knows they are gone. Sheriff John Anderson is determined to afford these citizens some dignity.

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One Mountain Area Burglary Suspect Captured, Police Search For Partner

MADERA COUNTY – Bobbi Jo Heiss, 25 of Oakhurst, is in custody, suspected in a string of break-ins in the Oakhurst and North Fork areas, and her partner-in-crime is being sought by police, according to a news release from the Madera County Sheriff’s Office. Sheriff’s deputies have been investigating a number of residential burglaries in the mountain area for several ...

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Links To Election Results

Here are the links to the results of the General Election, November 6, 2012 – -California State Election Results – http://vote.sos.ca.gov/ -Madera County Election Results – http://www.madera-county.com/special_functions/elections/nov2012/resultsc25.htm (wait for the scroll) -Mariposa County Election Results – http://www.mariposacounty.org/DocumentCenter/View/19098 -National Results – http://www.politico.com/2012-election/map/#/President/2012/

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This Checklist Could Save Your Family

Don’t let your holiday season by ruined by a preventable tragedy – Home fires occur when using dangerous heating equipment or unsafe practices. Before you nestle in for the winter, there are critical things you need to do to keep your family not only warm, but safe.

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Strutting Wild Game Birds Walk Nature's Runway

CALIFORNIA – With shorter days and a chilly nip in the air, we know fall has arrived and winter is not too far off. As the season changes, so do the habits of wildlife. Bears stock up on calories for winter hibernation, birds migrate to warmer climates and wild turkeys seem to come out in droves.

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Change Your Clocks, Change Your Batteries

Keep your family fire-safe with this one simple step – Daylight savings time ends this Sunday, Nov. 4 at 2 a.m. When you set your clocks backward one hour, please make another change that could save your life – change the batteries in your smoke alarm and your carbon monoxide alarm, says Madera-Mariposa-Merced Unit Chief Nancy Koerperich.

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Driver Arrested For DUI In Highway 41 Wreck

The wreck that tied up Highway 41 for several hours on Tuesday, Oct. 30, has been determined to be the result of someone driving under the influence, says the California Highway Patrol. Esmeralda Hernandez, 29, of Clovis, was northbound on Highway 41 just south of Mecca Lane, when she drifted into the southbound lane and opposing traffic.

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