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  • It's getting harder to afford a home
    published on Thu, 26 Mar 2015 18:59:18 GMT
    A rebound in home prices is good news in the wake of the housing crash -- but there can be too much of a good thing. Home prices are rising 13 times faster than wage growth nationwide, according to a report from RealtyTrac....
  • It's getting harder to afford a home
    published on Thu, 26 Mar 2015 16:15:01 GMT
    A rebound in home prices is good news in the wake of the housing crash -- but there can be too much of a good thing. Home prices are rising 13 times faster than wage growth nationwide, according to a report from RealtyTrac....
  • Home Prices Growing Faster Than Wages in 76% of Markets
    published on Thu, 26 Mar 2015 14:24:48 GMT
    Home price appreciation has outpaced wage growth in more than three-quarters of U.S. housing markets, according to the results of a study released March 26 by data firm RealtyTrac. Between 2012 and 2014, home price appreciation exceeded wage growth by a ratio of 13-to-1....
Regional News


  • Guilty plea entered in fraud, ID theft case
    published on Fri, 27 Mar 2015 03:41:10 GMT
    Magaly Morales, 52, pleaded to one count of felony insurance fraud with a white collar enhancement and one count of felony identity theft at a March 24 hearing, in which she was sentenced to three years and four months in state prison. The enhancement prosecutors attached to the charges makes it so Morales is not eligible for an AB109 sentence, which would have allowed the term to be served in County Jail instead of a prison....
  • Jamestown Walk of Fame celebrates heritage
    published on Wed, 25 Mar 2015 21:30:00 GMT
    Members of the Jamestown Promotion Club's Walk of Fame committee Darryl Bramlette, Jim O'Neil, Jim Layes and Charlotte Hague, pose with one of the Walk of Fame bronze medallions. Maggie Beck / Union Democrat, Copyright 2015....
  • Efforts to expand California university systems are growing
    published on Wed, 25 Mar 2015 12:00:00 GMT
    The death last week of former University of California system president and UC Irvine chancellor Jack W. Peltason at 91 elicited warm memories of the modest political scientist who achieved high positions in American academia without losing his sense of humor. He also was known for his role in helping to build new university campuses from scratch and growing them to maturity....
Sports News


  • Pete E. Culver
    published on Sat, 21 Mar 2015 07:00:00 GMT
    Pete was born Aug. 6, 1943 to Charles and Elizabeth Culver, at Mary's Help Hospital in San Francisco County....
  • Local sports briefs:
    published on Wed, 18 Mar 2015 05:31:32 GMT
    Connor Brodgon pitched seven scoreless innings and combined with two relievers on a three-hitter as Northern California No. 2-ranked Fresno City College blasted No....
  • Local sports briefs: Fresno City finishes off baseball series sweep; Monsters advance in playoffs
    published on Sun, 15 Mar 2015 06:24:51 GMT
    Scott Silva extended his hitting steak to 10 games, going 4 for 5 with a triple, driving in two runs and scoring two as Fresno City beat Porterville 8-1 on Saturday for a Central Valley Conference series sweep. Brandon Acosta fueled the Rams to a solid start on the mound, giving up two hits and two walks in a scoreless five innings of work....

Local Area Videos


  • David Novak: Chain of Arrows and the Shoulder of Giants | EU2014

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    From the first arrow shot toward the heavens to the most recent space probe, we are reaching for the sky. David Novak shares a key piece of story evidence and the moment it all came together....
  • PHL Tennis Star Joseph Lizado's School Produces Champions

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    Part 1 of 2 Original Air Date: 9/9/2014 As a former top tennis player for the Philippines, Joseph Lizado now trains extremely talented youth from all over the world & develops their skills...
  • Cheshire Academy Head of School takes the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

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    Cheshire Academy's new Head of School John D. Nozell takes the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge with the help of several of the private school's students. In addition to taking the #IceBucketChallenge,...
  • Swan Lake - Pas De Trois - Nina Novak Classical Ballet Academy - 2012

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    Swan Lake Pas De Trois Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky ------------------------------------------------ Coreografía: M. Petipa Ejecutado por: Academia de Ballet Clásico Nina Novak (Caracas, Venezuela)...
  • Brian Novak #12 Bishop Sullivan Catholic High School Virginia Beach

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    Brian Novak, quarterback at Bishop Sullivan Catholic High School in 2011.
  • Prime Prep Academy Basketball vs Dallas HSAA

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    Prime Prep battles against Dallas Home School Athletics Association. Music by Prime Prep Academy founder, Deion 'Prime Time' Sanders -Must Be The Money.....
  • The Family Foundation School

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    The Family Foundation School is a private, therapeutic boarding school for teens at risk, serving grades 9 through 12. We offer a rigorous, college-preparatory curriculum that is registered...
  • CETV - "The Sky at Night" talk show featuring The Webb Schools

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    Head of Schools Taylor Stockdale and Director of Institutional Advancement Joe Woodward from The Webb Schools discuss the advantages of a boarding school education with CETV. www.webb.org.
  • Dimitar Tennis Academy - High Performance Tennis Technical Drills #4

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    Dimitar Tennis Academy at Fess Parker's Hilton Double Tree Resort, Santa Barbara, California. This limited space and very selective advanced program specializes in world class, high-performance...
  • Western Sydney Piano School

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    Western Sydney Piano School is a piano academy located in the area of Western Sydney (Bankstown, Bass Hill, Fairfield, Liverpool, Chester Hill, Cabbramatta). The piano service here offers...
  • Dog & Pauly Show #59 ..::.. Ted Novak & Scott Redding in Studio

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    Longtime school administrator Ted Novak and current Mynderse Academy Athletic Director Scott Redding join Harold and Paul to talk about the ongoing capital project in Seneca Falls among other...

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