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They are looking for freelancers with experience to write articles in newspaper format.

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Free IHOP Pancakes On Tuesday, 2-28-12

Free IHOP Pancakes On Tuesday, 2-28-12

IHOP restaurants and Children's Miracle Network Hospitals are celebrating National Pancake Day on Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2012 by offering each customer a free short stack of buttermilk pancakes.

IHOP will serve pancakes from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m.

In return, customers will be invited to make a donation to Children's Miracle Network Hospitals.

Donations made at IHOPs in the Fresno area will benefit Children's Hospital Central California.

IHOP served four million free pancakes on National Pancake Day 2011, and pancake lovers donated more than $2.5 million to children's charities.

To find the nearest IHOP, visit www.ihoppancakeday.com.

Car Runs Over 3-Year-Old Girl In Clovis; Driver Cited

Car Runs Over 3-Year-Old Girl In Clovis; Driver Cited

An SUV hit and ran over a three–year–old girl in a parking lot Sunday afternoon.

It happened just after four o'clock in the Wal Mart parking lot on Shaw Avenue in Clovis.

A portion of the lot was blocked off as investigators tried to figure out how the toddler and SUV collided.

Emergency crews rushed the little girl to the hospital. It's not known how she's doing.

Police say the area was crowded with people when it happened, and it doesn't look like the driver was speeding.

The driver of the SUV, however, was ticketed for driving without a license.

Fox Takes In Some Sun On Roof Of Clovis Church

Fox Takes In Some Sun On Roof Of Clovis Church

Here's something you don't see every day.

A KMPH photojournalist spotted this small fox getting a little sun on the roof of the Church of Jesus Christ of Later-day Saints in Clovis Wednesday morning.

It's not known how long the fox has been up there.

Our news crew says the fox woke up, walked around, then went back to sleep.

Child Porn Case: Clovis Man Pleads Guilty

Child Porn Case: Clovis Man Pleads Guilty

The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) says a Clovis man has pleaded guilty to receiving child pornography.

According to the plea agreement, 44-year-old Aaron Gregory Guzman received more than 600 pictures and videos of child porn on his computer.

Some of the sexually explicit images depicted sadistic, masochistic and other violent behavior, the DOJ said.

Guzman is scheduled to be sentenced on April 30, 2012. He faces up to 20 years in prison and a $250,000 fine.

Familiar Face Takes Reins Of Clovis Fire Department

Familiar Face Takes Reins Of Clovis Fire Department

Clovis firefighters have a new leader, and he's no stranger to the department.

Lee Kraft has been with the Clovis Fire Department since 1981. Little did he know back then, he'd one day rise through the ranks to become Clovis' fire chief.

Unlike many firefighters today, Kraft never dreamed of rushing into burning buildings to save lives when he was a little boy.

"I was a drafting design major at Fresno State, and I was two months away from signing a contract with Hughes Aircraft down in El Segundo as a draftsperson," Kraft said.

Instead, he saw an ad for reserve firefighters and decided public service was his true calling.

"You think you're going down this path, you take a hard left, and it's an opportunity and you seize the moment," Kraft said.

Looking For A Job? Clovis Car Dealership Hiring

Looking For A Job? Clovis Car Dealership Hiring

Are you in the market for a job? You might want to head on over to Clovis.

Toyota of Clovis is holding a job fair on Thursday, February 16, 2012.

The dealership is looking to fill a variety of positions.

The job fair will be held from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the Homewood Suites at Gettysburg and Clovis.

Take along your resume and be dressed for success.

You can check out other job openings in the area by visiting our Central Valley Jobs page. Click here to be redirected to that page.