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Merced, California is located in Merced County. Zip codes in Merced, CA include 95340, 95344, and 95348. The median home price in Merced is $175,000. More Merced information.

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1 hr ago | Merced Sun-Star

Former basketball standout joins Marfan Foundation

Twenty-year-old Isaiah Austin was diagnosed with Marfan syndrome just ahead of last month's NBA draft, in which he was projected to be a first-round pick.

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5 hrs ago | Merced Sun-Star

Ahye beats Fraser-Pryce in Glasgow GP 100m

The year's fastest woman clocked 11.01 seconds on the Hampden Park track as she celebrated a ninth unbeaten final in 2014.

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9 hrs ago | Merced Sun-Star

Steven Landis: CHP officer justified in use of force

In response to the Sun-Star’s view “Training needed to handle mentally ill” of the CHP officer who is being scrutinized for the force he used in subduing a woman crossing a highway, I think the officer’s actions were justified.

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13 hrs ago | Merced Sun-Star

124 students take part in migrant summer school

Kimberly Garcia is volunteering at the 31st annual migrant summer school in Merced, and she says it's not your typical program.

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18 hrs ago | Merced Sun-Star

Merced County prosecutors still reviewing comedy-show death case

Merced County prosecutors say a decision could be reached as early as next week on possible criminal charges against the son-in-law of Merced's police chief.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

California man suspected of helping inmate escape

Officials in Merced County say a Central California man who works for the public defender's office helped an inmate escape from custody, landing him in jail with criminal charges of his own.

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Merced Sun-Star

White Sox agree to deal with No. 3 pick Rodon

The 21-year-old Rodon was a first-team, all-Atlantic Coast Conference selection as a junior with North Carolina State this past season after he went 6-7 with a 2.01 ERA.

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Los Banos Enterprise

Los Banosan second in Merced Speedway standings

Merced Speedway - Kristie Shearer, a stock car racing mom from Los Banos, posed with her son, Ian, before a race in Merced Speedway's Hobby Stock Division last year.

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Merced Sun-Star

Los Banos strives to decrease homeless population

Nearly two months after the forced removal of homeless from an encampment on G Street, the city is reporting some progress in decreasing Los Banos' homeless population.

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Merced Sun-Star

County officials aim to raise awareness on child sex trafficking

By the age of 12, Carissa Phelps knew what it meant to walk the streets of the Central Valley.

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Merced Sun-Star

William Phillips: Compassion for kids

Regarding “What happened to America’s compassion?” : The better question, what happened to the compassion and responsibility of the parents who have children in squalor and poverty? Do these people care? Why would anyone bring a child into this world under these conditions? I’m sorry, it doesn’t take a village to raise a ... (more)

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Merced Sun-Star

Merced Arts Wrap for July 11, 2014

The Merced Multicultural Art Center offers many classes this summer at 645 W. Main St. on the third floor.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

Merced Sun-Star

Merced birdhouse libraries promote literacy

Large, bright-colored birdhouses are being placed throughout Merced County, but they aren't meant to shelter birds; instead, they lodge children's books.

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Merced Sun-Star

2 arrested during search

Two people were arrested Wednesday after Merced police served a search warrant at a residence in the 1500 block of Little Rock Court.

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Merced Sun-Star

2 arrested in Merced road-rage homicide

Merced police have arrested two suspects in the death of a 23-year-old man in a road-rage incident earlier this year.

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Merced Sun-Star

Man drowns in Merced River

A 21-year-old Merced man drowned Thursday while swimming in the Merced River near Snelling, the Merced County Coroner's Office reported.

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Merced Sun-Star

Kids's summer activities abound at Merced College

The second session of College for Kids kicked off this week at Merced College, with a wide variety of activities for children going into fourth through eighth grades.

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Merced Sun-Star

Beltran put on concussion list

Beltran was hit in the face with a ball during batting practice Wednesday. The ball caromed off the batting cage and hit him, breaking his nose.

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Merced Sun-Star

First case of West Nile virus found in Oklahoma

The Oklahoma Department of Health said Thursday the victim is over the age of 50 but declined to release more details.

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Merced Sun-Star

New exec director named for breast cancer group

Terry Farkas has been named to the position at Komen Vermont-New Hampshire. She is a longtime volunteer for the organization.

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