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Bill aims to speed completion of Sites Reservoir study
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Bill aims to speed completion of Sites Reservoir study
A bill in Congress aims to expedite the completion of the proposed Sites Reservoir in Northern California, which has been identified for possible funding under the $7.5 billion state water bond passed by voters in November.

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California issues 110,000 driver’s licenses to immigrants
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Study suggests onion seed producers should limit pesticides
Study suggests onion seed producers should limit pesticides
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Grape harvest contractor ordered to pay back wages
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Hives appear OK after quick, robust almond bloom
Hives appear OK after quick, robust almond bloom
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Winter storm brings rain, snow to Southern California
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2 sides in West Coast ports dispute reach tentative contract
2 sides in West Coast ports dispute reach tentative contract
Tentative contract deal reached.
Ag students ponder opportunities at Chico State career fair
Ag students ponder opportunities at Chico State career fair
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