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PolitiFact Checks Fake News Story On California Wildfires

Damian Dovarganes / AP Photo

Los Angeles skyline is seen through burned trees after a brush fire erupted in the hills in Elysian Park in Los Angeles Thursday, Dec. 14, 2017.

Damian Dovarganes / AP Photo

How are satirical websites contributing to the spread of misinformation? PolitiFact California Reporter Chris Nichols examines a recent story on California's wildfires that's gained significant traction online but is intentionally false. Plus, a look at the most popular fact-checks of the year and a recent claim about the gas tax by gubernatorial candidate Travis Allen. 

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