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2012-08-25 23:03:10

The Fresno-based Hammerschmidt-Broughton Law Corporation is extremely pleased to announce that Fresno County criminal defense attorney Burton J. Francis has joined the firm as “Of Counsel.” Mr. Francis´ experience in criminal law includes 24 years with the Fresno County District Attorney´s Office, where, as a Senior Deputy District Attorney, he was responsible for handling many of the most high profile homicide cases in Fresno County. Among such cases were the Carrillo...

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2011-03-25 06:10:00

Scientists have uncovered ancient stone tools and thousands of other artifacts dating back 15,500 years at an archaeological dig in Texas, suggesting that humans settled the continent 2,500 years earlier than previously believed. The site, located in the Buttermilk Creek complex near Austin, is now the oldest settlement ever found in North America, scientists reported Thursday. The findings could challenge conventional beliefs about who the first American inhabitants were, and when they...

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2010-09-30 07:57:57

New research challenges the controversial theory that an ancient comet impact devastated the Clovis people, one of the earliest known cultures to inhabit North America. Writing in the October issue of Current Anthropology, archaeologists Vance Holliday (University of Arizona) and David Meltzer (Southern Methodist University) argue that there is nothing in the archaeological record to suggest an abrupt collapse of Clovis populations. "Whether or not the proposed extraterrestrial impact...

2010-01-06 14:12:00

CLOVIS, N.M., Jan. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- New Mexico American Water's Board of Directors issued a proclamation last month, approving a comprehensive conservation plan for customers in Clovis. The proclamation comes as water levels in the Ogallala Aquifer, which is the only source of supply for Clovis residents, continue to decline. As a result, New Mexico American Water has seen a 10 percent average annual decline in its well pumping capacity compelling the company to increase the number of...

2009-12-22 05:30:00

CLOVIS, Calif., Dec. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- The new Fairfield Inn & Suites in Clovis has joined forces with the United States Marine Corps in this year's annual Toys for Tots drive. The goal of Toys for Tots is to gather new and unwrapped toys for needy families in the Central Valley. Fairfield Inn and Suites is proud to be a part of this year's Toys for tots drive. As a host hotel for the United States Marine Corps in the Fresno/Clovis area, the hotel is excited to assist the Marines in...

2009-02-04 08:00:00

Firm recognized as one of fastest growing companies in Greater Washington BETHESDA, Md., Feb. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Clovis was recently announced as a Washington SmartCEO magazine/BDO Seidman LLP 2009 Future 50 recipient, which recognizes the 50 fastest growing companies in the Greater Washington area based on employee and revenue growth over a three year period. "Clovis is a four time consecutive recipient of the Future 50 Award since 2005. Our growth has been at an impressive rate of 298%...

2008-12-19 17:19:00

BETHESDA, Md., Dec. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- ICF Incorporated, a subsidiary of ICF International, announced that Clovis has been added as a teaming partner after being awarded a blanket purchase agreement (BPA) by the U.S. Department of State (DoS) in September, 2008. The five-year agreement has a $300 million ceiling and allows ICF and its teaming partners to compete to provide a broad range of project and program management support services to the agency worldwide. Clovis will be instrumental as...

2008-08-05 15:00:35

By Gabriel Monte, Clovis News Journal, N.M. Aug. 5--High fuel costs may have grounded private pilots in Clovis but they have played a hand in the increase of passengers flying out of Clovis in the last year, according to Clovis Municipal Airport Director Steve Summers. And more use of the airport is expected as Cannon Air Force Base receives more personnel as it transitions to a Special Operations Wing and as the city's economy grows, Summers said. The number of passengers flying out...

2008-06-20 15:00:12

By Gabriel Alexander, The Clovis Independent, Calif. Jun. 20--In the past few months, a Clovis graduate's Web site has been the talk of the Internet. Law school student Matthew Dildine, who graduated from Clovis High in 2000, helped launch a Web site in October that now gets more than 500,000 viewers a month. Dildine, 26, calls his site the YouTube of documents. The site -- www.docstoc.com -- is a growing library of more than 120,000 professional documents. Users can upload or...


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