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Riding rails is never free

All aboard! That was the consensus during a public hearing on the prospect of providing better passenger rail service to our region before a full house at Modesto’s City Hall on Friday. What wasn’t discussed, at least in detail, is just who will pay for a ticket to the future.


Our View: Trump’s fake immigration plan

First policy paper of GOP presidential front-runner’s campaign is a fearmongering mess

Trump wants Mexico to pay for a wall at the border and wants to end birthright citizenship

A real fix to broken system has to recognize the reality of undocumented immigrants

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