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  1. Former area teacher accused of sex with minorRead the original story

    1 hr ago | The Union Democrat

    A former Don Pedro High School teacher was arrested on suspicion of having sex with a minor during the time he taught at the school in 2013. Jeremy Monn, 31, of Paso Robles, was arrested by the Merced Police Department Friday at his home on a warrant for 20 counts of sexual acts with a minor.

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  2. Rain could spell trouble for California water conservationRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Inside Bay Area

    ... supply for more than half of California, said Roger Bales, an expert in hydrology at the University of California-Merced. He is one of many experts trying to spread the message that one or two rains don't end a drought. The key part of the rainy ...

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  3. Water officials fret over rain's effectsRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Davis Enterprise

    ... supply for more than half of California, said Roger Bales, an expert in hydrology at the University of California-Merced. He is one of many experts trying to spread the message that one or two rains don't end a drought. The key part of the rainy ...

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  4. Outdoors: For our fine feathered friends, Valley is like heavenRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | RecordNET

    That was the observation of Tim Keldsen, biologist with the San Luis National Wildlife Refuge Complex, following a survey this week of winter migrants at the Merced NWR. “It was just amazing,” he said.

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  5. 11 trillion gallons of water needed: Will Calif. rains set back water conservation?Read the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Christian Science Monitor

    ... supply for more than half of California, said Roger Bales, an expert in hydrology at the University of California-Merced. He is one of many experts trying to spread the message that one or two rains don't end a drought. The key part of the rainy ...

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  6. BloodSource: You're just their typeRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | RecordNET

    ... Central California, we are the source for every drop of blood used by more than 40 hospitals in 30 counties - from Merced to the Oregon border, from Vallejo to Lake Tahoe. And we are the source around the nation, even around the world, for other ...

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  7. Area CHP officer Norton deployed to Oakland riotsRead the original story

    Yesterday | The Union Democrat

    ... Special Response team, formed last summer. The team includes about 80 officers from Kern, Kings, Fresno, Mariposa, Merced, Stanislaus and Tulare counties. Norton was the only officer from Tuolumne County. The CDSR team was dispatched to aid ...

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  8. MARC travel awards announced for: APS Professional Skills Training CourseRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | EurekAlert!

    ... University of New Orleans Amanda James, Emory University, School of Medicine Andrew Lee, University of California Merced Gloria Soo-Yeon Lee, Analytical Biochemical Laboratory Stephania Libreros, Florida Atlantic University Ronald Marchelletta, ...

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  9. Makeovers: Inside the Total Transformation at Downtown's Regent TheaterRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Curbed

    When the Regent Theater reopened early last month on Main Street in the Historic Core, completely revamped and ready for business as a live music venue, it was a big deal for the area: the Regent is the last historic movie palace left on Main Street; the Merced over by Olvera Street is the only other old theater left on Main at all. Despite having hosted occasional special events in recent years, renovation photos of the Regent's interior, provided by New Theme, the firm that oversaw the adaptive reuse project, show just how much the place was crumbling and underscore the impressive improvements made to the 100-year-old building.

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  10. Kimball wins tournament championship Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 14 | RecordNET

     Kimball's girls basketball team had the size advantage, but Merced gave the Jaguars all they could handle in the title game of the Delta Queen Classic Saturday at Stagg High School. Freshman Raziya Potter earned most valuable player honors en ...

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  11. Bullet train's eventual link to L.A. rail system far from clear-cutRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 13 | Los Angeles Times

    ... commuter rail network. The state's plan for initial passenger service calls for high-speed trains to shuttle between Merced and Burbank by 2022, a first leg of a $68-billion line that eventually is expected to link Los Angeles and San Francisco. ...

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  12. Girls Basketball: Weston Ranch senior unstoppable in Stagg Tournament victoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | RecordNET

    ... Cougars and Victoria Gulley (seven points) had 10. Brittany Massa had 14 points for Atwater. Weston Ranch and Merced play in a semifinal at 6:30 p.m. today and the Falcons face tournament host Stagg at 3:30 p.m. Trailing 22-14 in the second ...

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  13. Windblown dust hits Central Valley towns ahead of rainstormRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 11 | KMPH-TV Fresno

    Forecaster Dan Harty of the National Weather Service says that gusts ahead of an advancing rain storm hit over 40 mph Thursday in places such as Merced and Bakersfield. Harty, of the National Weather Service, says the storms already battering parts of Northern California with rain and snow should move into the Central Valley late Thursday.

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  14. Stormageddon heading central San Joaquin Valleya s wayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | The Fresno Bee

    Heavy rain is expected to pound the central San Joaquin Valley on Thursday night, with an 80% chance that rain will begin late Thursday afternoon in the Fresno area, according to the National Weather Service. A high wind warning is also in effect from just north of Merced to Southern California, and extending from the coast to the Sierra Nevada.

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  15. Is Harry Baker competent for molestation trial? Court hearing seeks answerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | The Fresno Bee

    ... undergone open-heart surgery and had a tracheotomy. He made news in June 2013 for firing a gun inside a motel room in Merced. In September of that year he was reported to be kidnapped - a claim later debunked by authorities. His mental health became ...

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  16. Why are the punishments for DUI drivers so low?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | TurnTo23.com

    High Wind Warning issued December 9 at 10:30PM PST expiring December 12 at 4:00AM PST in effect for: Kern, Kings, Tulare High Wind Warning issued December 9 at 10:30PM PST expiring December 12 at 4:00AM PST in effect for: Kern High Wind Warning issued December 9 at 2:23PM PST expiring December 12 at 4:00AM PST in effect for: Kern, Kings High Wind Warning issued December 9 at 2:23PM PST expiring December 12 at 4:00AM PST in effect for: Kern, Tulare High Wind Watch issued December 9 at 12:08PM PST expiring December 12 at 4:00AM PST in effect for: Kern High Wind Watch issued December 9 at 12:08PM PST expiring December 12 at 4:00AM PST in effect for: Fresno, Kern, Kings, Madera, Mariposa, Merced BAKERSFIELD, Calif.

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  17. Storm Preparations: Valley Sandbag LocationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | KMPH-TV Fresno

    ... Department will determine their necessity and quantity of bags to issue. The phone number is 385-6891. The City of Merced has stockpiled sand and bags for the use by City residents. The sand is available 24-7 at the locations below. There is no ...

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  18. Why We torture When We Know It Doesn't WorkRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | How Stuff Works

    ... or design, according to Courtenay Conrad, assistant professor of political science at the University of California, Merced. A U.S. detention center in Afghanistan, known as the "Salt Pit" in the Senate report, was run by untrained and unsupervised ...

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  19. Childrena s Hospital switching to old name, creating health network, expanding Stanford partnershipRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | The Fresno Bee

    ... The network will include neonatal intensive care units the hospital owns and operates in Fresno, Hanford and Merced, along with outpatient offices in Modesto and Merced. Another outpatient office is planned for Bakersfield. Children's Hospital also ...

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  20. One person killed in early morning crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | TurnTo23.com

    ... December 9 at 12:08PM PST expiring December 12 at 4:00AM PST in effect for: Fresno, Kern, Kings, Madera, Mariposa, Merced The two-car accident happened at approximately 5:30 a.m. Wednesday morning on E. Panama Lane near the intersection of ...

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