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Vermont loon count gauging health of bird
The results of the survey are trickling in, but Eric Hanson of the Vermont Center for Ecostudies and the coordinator of the Vermont Loon Conservation Project, says there are many more birds now than just a few years ago.
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Mon Jul 21, 2014
Merced County, state help hundreds of AT&T workers preparing for layoff
An AT&T representative tells reporters to leave the parking lot near the soon-to-close call center on Monday in Atwater.
Mosquitoes with West Nile virus found in Merced County
A view of the bike path and Bear Creek that run under G Street, on Monday in Merced.
Two arrested in pursuit
Two men were taken into custody Sunday after leading deputies in a vehicle pursuit, according to the Merced County Sheriff's Department.
Search for Merced fire chief to restart
The city has been recruiting, but the top candidate on its list took a position in a different city, said John Bramble, Merced's city manager.
Shelly Romeo: Better training needed
No matter what kind of world we live in, once you have beaten someone into submission – especially a mentally ill woman – you’re done.
Doctor's license revoked over prescriptions
State officials announced the action Monday, saying it became effective when the Board of Medical Examiners ratified a consent order signed by the doctor, Ali Mansour, whose practice was based in Somerset.
Rabid fox attacks reported in Newbury
Board of Health Director Deb Rogers says a 60-year-old resident was attacked by a fox that suddenly appeared from the woods on Saturday afternoon.
Atlanta Medical Center hosts job fair for nurses
Officials say the medical center is hosting events Monday and Tuesday at its campuses in Atlanta and East Point.
Merced County employees rally to help cancer-stricken co-worker
Karen Bricky sat inside a Stanford doctor's office on a cold January afternoon. She was about to get the worst news of her life for the second time – but her sister was bracing herself for even worse news just a few doors down the hall.
Sun Jul 20, 2014
News & Notes
The Stanislaus County Board of Supervisors will meet at 9 a.m. Tuesday in the basement chamber of Tenth Street Place, at 1010 10th St., Modesto.
Merced man suspected of DUI after crash involving multiple vehicles
Merced police reported a pair of separate minor injury vehicle crashes early Sunday morning, one of which resulted in the arrest of a driver suspected of DUI.
Flash flood warning for Rim fire burn areas in Mariposa, Tuolumne counties
The National Weather Service in Hanford has issued a flash flood warning for the Rim fire burn areas in Tuolumne and Mariposa counties.
Work for retail center to affect traffic in Merced
A construction worker from Todd Companies of Visalia uses a jackhammer while installing new storm drain lines on Friday for the retail center at Martin Luther King Jr. Way and 16th Street.
Volunteers spend Saturday cleaning up Merced River
Visitors to the Merced River will see an area that's cleaner and more appealing to the eye, thanks to the efforts of more than two dozen volunteers who spent Saturday cleaning up garbage and litter.
Merced Art Hop brings out the inspired
From left, Carlos Lopez, 8, Victoria Lagunas, 9, Elijah Lopez, 9, and Jayden Lopez, 5, of Winton make clay art during Merced Art Hop on Saturday.
Therapy dog helps Marine recover from war
But the one he received Thursday, a 12-week-old black Lab puppy named Lucy, was a good one - and she just might be able to help Courteau put some of the bad behind him.
Madera Co. brush fire slows traffic on Highway 49
Because of a brush fire in northern Madera County, one-way traffic controls are in effect on Highway 49 from Road 601 to the Madera-Mariposa county line, Caltrans reported at 2 p.m. Saturday.
Swimmer drowns at Hume Lake in eastern Fresno County
The body of a missing swimmer was recovered Saturday afternoon at Hume Lake in Sequoia National Forest in Fresno County.
U of I plans to close Rockford psychiatric clinic
College of Medicine spokeswoman Cynthia Hall says the clinic has been struggling financially in recent years.