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After two false starts and a tight finish, the horse trained by Jim Culloty and ridden by Davy Russell snatched the prestigious race by a nose ahead of On His Own.
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Merced Shakespearefest presents the romantic tragedy of "Romeo and Juliet" next Friday and March 29-30 at the Art Kamangar Center at The Merced Theatre, 301 W. Main St. in Merced.
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Diouf's contract expires at the end of the season and the Senegal striker has so far declined to sign an extension, meaning he may never play for the club again.
That’s right, organelles. Mitochondria, riboflavin, the Golgi apparatus and the many more parts of cells that make up plants and animals.
Hair freshly cut, shirt firmly pressed and tie neatly arranged, Porfirio Romero of Merced looked around the American Legion Hall in town where almost 60 employers showed up to take résumés from job seekers.
Christopher Benivedas, 22, will graduate from the CHP academy in West Sacramento during a 10 a.m. ceremony, Officer Moises Onsurez said.
UC Merced's Health Sciences Research Institute is taking the next step in educating residents about Valley fever by leading a 12-lecture series designed to tackle questions about combating the illness and its effect on the community.
A memorial honoring fallen Merced police officers is coming together on schedule for next month's unveiling, though organizers are seeking about $10,000 in additional donations.
Bail remained set at $30,000 Wednesday for a 35-year-old Los Banos mother charged with kicking a teenager in the head last week during a fight between students on a high school campus.
Graham was drafted by the Texans in the fourth round of the 2010 draft. He has appeared in 41 games with 20 starts in his four-year career.
Thunder Youth Cheer will be taking registration for the 2014 Cheer Season from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday on March 15 at Osborn Park.
Howard started all 32 games the past two seasons as the starting right tackle with the New York Jets.
A black-and-yellow sign at the corner of G and Yosemite informs us that “Adam Gray broke his promise.” These signs contain no information about exactly what promise has been broken, or what jobs killed, nor does close inspection reveal any information regarding the individual or organization responsible for these notices.
A 23-year-old Merced man suffered minor burns Wednesday night when his apparent hash-oil cooking project exploded, rocking the neighborhood, a block away from the Merced County Sheriff's Department and the Merced Police Department.
The 25-year-old had 12 receptions for 136 yards and one touchdown while playing in 13 games with 10 starts last season, his second with the Patriots.
The Chowchilla Western Stampede Royalty included from the left: Princess Bailey Samper, Queen Lindsey Crafts and Little Miss Delaney Bawls;.
Byrd, one of the most highly sought after players in the 2014 free agent class, was selected with the 42nd overall pick of the 2009 NFL Draft by Buffalo, where he spent the first five seasons of his career.