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  1. Local sports briefs: Sequoias denies Rams coach milestone winRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Fresno Bee

    ... six RBIs in game 1, then drove in two more in game 2 as Fresno City continued its bounceback in softball, sweeping Merced 11-3 and 13-0 in a CVC doubleheader. Both games went five innings. Sarah Santana finished with a one-hitter while facing the ...


  2. Origami doughnut squashes up to protect what's insideRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | New Scientist

    A suit of armour made from paper sounds about as useful as a chocolate teapot, but it all depends on how you build it. Bin Liu of the University of California, Merced, and his colleagues have developed a precision-folded origami shield that can keep anything inside it safe from being squashed.


  3. Merced Correctional Officer Accused of Sexual MisconductRead the original story

    Yesterday | KSEE-TV Fresno

    A Merced Correctional Officer is being investigated for sexual misconduct while on duty. The Merced Sheriff's Office says concerned inmates reported 42 year old Greg Rich of Atwater for inappropriate behavior on January 29. The incidents all allegedly happened on the same day two days before they were reported.


  4. The Mystery DressRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Psychology Today

    ... Illinois, Chicago), Jonathan Cohen (University of California, San Diego), Carolyn Jennings (University of California, Merced), and Yasmina Jraissati (American University of Beirut). Colors are not really low-level properties. They are computed ...


  5. California campus earns 15th LEED certificationRead the original story

    Tuesday | Construction & Demolition Recycling

    The University of California Merced's sustainable practices have earned the campus its 15th Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design certification for new construction and its first LEED certification for building operations and maintenance. The Half Dome student housing building, which opened two years ago, became the fifth UC Merced building to receive the U.S. Green Building Council's LEED platinum certification - the highest rating for new buildings.


  6. Should Students Be Required to Work in College?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 1 | Wall Street Journal

    ... Speaking for such a requirement is Laura Hamilton, an associate professor of sociology at University of California, Merced. Ted Jenkin, co-chief executive officer and founder of oXYGen Financial, Inc. in Alpharetta, Ga., opposes the idea. ...


  7. 2 Arrested In Shooting That Wounded Merced OfficerRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 28 | CBS Local

    ... Keith Brooks Host: Carmichael Dave Host: Deuce Host: Jason Ross Host: Grant Napear Producer: Jodi Bacon For [...] MERCED, Calif. (AP) - Police have arrested two men suspected of shooting and wounding a police officer during a traffic stop in Central ...


  8. Two Men Arrested, Accused of Shooting Merced Police OfficerRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 28 | KMPH-TV Fresno

    Two men are now under arrest, facing Attempted Murder charges after Merced Police say they shot one officer-and opened fire at others-Saturday morning. Officers had been carrying out a traffic stop around 2:30 a.m. on the 2100 block of H Street.


  9. Merced Officer Shot During Traffic StopRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 28 | KTXL-TV Sacramento

    ... in an alley about one block away. As information about the shooting was broadcast on radio, deputies from the Merced County Sheriff's Office and the California Highway Patrol joined in the search for the suspects. Eventually, a CHP helicopter ...


  10. Police officer shot during traffic stopRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 28 | KCRA-TV Sacramento

    ... found abandoned in an alley, about a block away from where the officer initially stopped the car. Deputies from the Merced County Sheriff's Office and the California Highway Patrol heard the Merced Police Department radio traffic about the gunfire. ...


  11. Merced Police Officer shot during shoot out with gunman.Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 28 | KSEE-TV Fresno

    Merced Police pulled over a car in the area of 21 St. and H St. in the City of Merced. The passenger of the car started shooting at three Merced Police officers hitting one.


  12. The Psychology Of Sleep: Fear Of The Dark, A Spell-Casting Blanket, Kids, And ImaginationRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | Fast Company

    ... are unknown to them," says Eric Walle, an assistant professor of child psychology at the University of California, Merced. "When they can't make sense about what noises are in the middle of the night, their imagination serves a purpose, which is to ...


  13. Merced police arrest several woman on prostitution chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | KSEE-TV Fresno

    Several women are in custody, accused of solicitation for prostitution. It's part of an investigation by the Merced Police Department.


  14. Engineering students from UC Merced visit...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | The Fresno Bee

    Students from the University of California, Merced, made a visit to the Riverview Elementary School to help promote interest in science, technology, engineering and mathematics fields. The event coincides with Engineers Week, which will be celebrated Feb. 22 through 28 across the U.S. Fresno ranked No.


  15. Deschutes County 2014 home price rise No. 10 in U.S.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    ... rates of house price appreciation, according to the Federal Housing Finance Agency. No. 1 on the list for 2014 was Merced, California, where home prices rose almost 15 percent, followed by the Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, Florida metro area, where ...


  16. Fitch Affirms Merced City School District, CA GOs at 'AA-'; Outlook StableRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 26 | Information Technology

    CONCENTRATED ECONOMY: The local economy is concentrated in agriculture and food processing, with correspondingly low incomes and high unemployment. Diversification is being spurred by ongoing growth at the University of California's newest campus in Merced.


  17. Press release distribution, EDGAR filing, XBRL, regulatory filingsRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 26 | Business Wire

    A detailed list of rating ... )--Eyelit Inc., a manufacturing software provider for visibility, control, and coordination of manufacturing operations for the aerospace & defense, discrete electronics,... )--The securities litigation law firm of Brower Piven, A Professional Corporation, has commenced an investigation into possible breaches of fiduciary duty and other vi... )--Fitch Ratings has affirmed the following Merced City School District , CA ratings: --$2.7 million outstanding general obligation bonds, series 200... )--Fitch Ratings has upgraded one class and affirmed one class of GMAC Commercial Mortgage Securities, Inc. 1999-C1 commercial mortgage pass-through certificates series.


  18. Only 9 Percent of Republicans Think Obama Believes in Christianity 'Deep Down'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 9 | New York Magazine

    The week after the 2014 election, Alex Theodoridis at the University of California, Merced, had YouGov ask 1,000 Americans , "There has been a great deal of talk about President Obama's religious beliefs. Which of these do you think most likely describes what he believes deep down?" Not many public opinion polls ask respondents to consider what people believe "deep down" , and in this case, it seemed to encourage people to question Obama's Christian faith.


  19. Why Republicans Don't Think Obama Is ChristianRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Religion Dispatched

    Alex Theodoridis, a political scientist at the University of California, Merced, conducted a survey last fall of Americans' understanding of President Obama's religious beliefs. Remarkably, he found that in response to the question, "Which of these do you think most likely describes what Obama believes deep down? Muslim, Christian, atheist, spiritual, or I don't know," 54 percent of Republicans said Obama is Muslim.


  20. Fitch Affirms Atwater RDA's TABs at 'BBB+'; Outlook StableRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Business Wire

    ... in a negative or positive rating action. The agency is located in the town of Atwater, about six miles north of Merced in California's Central Valley. Fitch estimates fiscal 2015 net revenues of $1.6 million will cover non-housing and housing MADS a ...


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