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59 min ago | Merced Sun-Star
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.
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59 min ago | Merced Sun-Star
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.
3 hrs ago | Merced Sun-Star
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.
6 hrs ago | Merced Sun-Star
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.
10 hrs ago | Merced Sun-Star
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.
14 hrs ago | Merced Sun-Star
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.
The 62-year-old was charged with dodging 3.5 million euros in taxes, but admitted on Monday to avoiding 15 million euros more.
Juan J. Rocha, 56, pleaded no contest last month to a felony count of forcible rape and a misdemeanor count of sexual battery by restraint in connection with two students from Japan who were staying at his home last year while attending Merced College, according to Merced County Superior Court records.
Doctoral student David Vinson and professor Rick Dale discovered people use richer language in Yelp reviews when they are giving businesses extreme ratings, either one or five stars.
The Merced County Department of Workforce Investment reached thousands of job seekers last year, but officials said Tuesday the department is now focusing on the free services it offers businesses.
On Sunday, more than a thousand Mercedians poured into the Art Kamangar Center to see “In The Mood,” a 1940s musical revue.
Dawson, 38, joined the 49ers as a free agent in 2013 after spending the previous 14 seasons with the Cleveland Browns.