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Fresno’s urban sprawl policies linked to decades of poverty, blight in new study

To outside observers, the divide between Fresno’s northern outskirts and its aging downtown – of poverty, infant mortality, failing public infrastructure and premature death – seem to derive from another time or place. In the national press, the gap has conjured a term straight out of the Antebellum South: Fresno’s “Mason-Dixon” line. A new study […]