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Chico reached an air quality index of 105 Friday. Photo credit: Josh Cozine

Chico air quality index reaches unhealthy levels for sensitive groups

Brian Luong // August 26, 2018

While record-breaking sized wildfires continue to burn across the state, side effects on air quality are already being felt as students return to Chico for fall semester. The Air Quality Index (AQI)...

Photo credit: Jessica Johnson

Trump’s budget strikes concern

Roberto Fonseca // April 4, 2017

"Putting Americans first" doesn't seem to apply to our schools, environment and the those living in poverty according to President Donald Trump's preliminary budget proposal for 2018.Trump wants to cut...

Photo credit: Annie Paige

Bad vibes from vibrators containing phthalates

Jessica Candela // September 5, 2014
Chemicals in sex toys put individuals at risk for serious side effects.
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