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  1. Valley residents have mixed emotions about the Affordable Care ActRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2014 | The Fresno Bee

    ... in five people had no health insurance prior to the federal act. More than 200,000 people in counties from Fresno to Merced enrolled in insurance plans for 2014 under the Affordable Care Act, also called Obamacare. "Obviously, it was something that ...

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  2. The Top 3 Most Needed High Speed Rail Connections in CaliforniaRead the original story

    Dec 5, 2014 | Rail PAC

    Current planning by the California High Speed Rail Authority is for initial High Speed Rail service of 34 round trips daily by 2022 between Merced and Burbank. By 2022 with the completion of run through tracks by 2020 at Los Angeles Union Station there will be plenty of connections from Metrolink and Surfliner trains at Burbank.

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  3. JC women's basketball: Fresno City, Sequoias win tourney openersRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2014 | The Fresno Bee

    ... faces Mission College at 8 p.m. Friday. The Rams, whose lone loss was an 84-81 defeat to Cypress on Nov. 15 at the Merced Tournament, slipped to No. 3 in this week's Northern California rankings after earning the No. 1 spot in the preseason. State ...

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  4. Fresno Statea s Joseph Castro sets target for speeding up graduations at D.C. summitRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2014 | The Fresno Bee

    ... official also attended Thursday's summit in Washington. Dorothy Leland, chancellor of the University of California at Merced, reported on the progress made on six initiatives to help underserved students succeed that she unveiled in January, ...

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  5. SCC Program Honored with Chancellor's Student Success AwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2014 | Patch.com

    In recognition of the "ambitious and unstinting" efforts of three California community college programs toward fostering student success and equity, Chancellor Brice W. Harris presented the Student Success Award at a ceremony Nov. 21 to representatives of American River College's Veterans Resource Center, Merced Community College District's Study Central, and Solano Community College's Umoja Program Scholars. The Chancellor's Student Success Award, given annually, honors programs that demonstrate a commitment and significant progress toward achieving success and equity goals for students from diverse backgrounds.

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  6. Landlord Demands LGBT Center Take Down Its Rainbow FlagRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2014 | Queerty

    After months of planning, the city of Merced, CA unveiled its very first LGBT community center this summer, proudly raising its rainbow flag and opening its doors to the public on August 30. Earlier this week, the center received a letter from the building's landlord demanding they immediately stop flying the flag. "We're the first LGBT community center to happen in Merced ever," Chris Jervis, president of Gay Central Valley, which oversees the Merced LGBT Center , told KVPR .

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  7. Cincinnati Reds in Review: RP Curtis PartchRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2014 | Blog Red Machine

    ... League level. Back in 2005, Partch turned down professional baseball out of high school. Instead, he enrolled at Merced College in his hometown of Merced, California, snuffing the fact that the San Francisco Giants selected him in the 49th round of ...

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  8. Hunter Completes Sale of Hampton Inn & Suites in Merced, CARead the original story

    Dec 4, 2014 | Hotel Interactive

    ... Hotel Advisors, representing Incline Hotels, announced today the sale of the 83 guest-room Hampton Inn & Suites Merced, California to Viraaj Investments LLC, a California-based real estate investment firm for $8 million. Located on the Highway 99 ...

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  9. Ogletree urges more involvement in civil rights issuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2014 | The News-Gazette

    ... should be heard by just their teachers. Their voices need to be heard by everybody, he said. Ogletree grew up in Merced, Calif., and was the first person in his family to finish high school. He went on to become a public defender in Washington, D.C. ...

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  10. Make A Wish to grant local girl's dreamRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2014 | Tehachapi News

    ... these wishes," said Diana Rambo, executive director of Make-A-Wish Central California. "We cover eight counties from Merced down to Kern, and 35 percent of our wishes are in Kern County." "Madison's idea of her one true wish is something that gives ...

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  11. Characterization of structural variants with single molecule and hybrid sequencing approachesRead the original story

    Dec 3, 2014 | Bioinformatics

    ... Multiscale Biology, Icahn School of Medicine, Mount Sinai, NY 4School of Natural Sciences, University of California, Merced, CA 5Pacific Biosciences, Menlo Park, CA 6Center for Computational Molecular Biology, Brown University, RI Motivation : ...

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  12. Toastmasters: A boon for Fresno and the ValleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2014 | The Fresno Bee

    ... Fresno can, at second's notice, speak eloquently about pumpkins. Nevarez said there are 17 Toastmasters clubs from Merced to Visalia. The fee is $36 for six months. To find a club near you, go to www.toastmasters.org, then click on "meeting ...

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  13. Jack-knifed big rig closes westbound Hwy 58Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2014 | TurnTo23.com

    Areal Flood Watch issued December 2 at 4:24AM PST expiring December 3 at 10:00AM PST in effect for: Fresno, Kern, Madera, Mariposa High Wind Warning issued December 2 at 2:00AM PST expiring December 3 at 4:00AM PST in effect for: Kern Wind Advisory issued December 2 at 2:00AM PST expiring December 3 at 12:00PM PST in effect for: Fresno, Kern, Kings, Merced Flash Flood Watch issued December 1 at 7:28PM PST expiring December 3 at 10:00AM PST in effect for: Fresno, Kern, Madera, Mariposa, Tuolumne Flash Flood Watch issued December 1 at 3:22PM PST expiring December 3 at 10:00AM PST in effect for: Kern Areal Flood Watch issued December 1 at 2:50PM PST expiring December 3 at 10:00AM PST in effect for: Kern The California Highway Patrol reports it happened just after 6 a.m. Tuesday.

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  14. Eagles come close in title gameRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 30, 2014 | RecordNET

    ... and gave Elliot Christian football some late hope. But the Eagles could never finish the comeback, falling 19-14 to Merced-Stone Ridge Christian in the Sac-Joaquin Section Division VII final at the Grape Bowl in Lodi Saturday afternoon. “Our ...

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  15. Kimberly Louise ToddRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 28, 2014 | Wise County Messenger Online

    ... Jacob Bartel, Conrad Flushe, Daniel Gardner, Josh McCarty and Allen Birdsong. Kimberly was born May 7, 1983, in Merced, Calif., to Neil and Katherine (Flusche) Todd. She was a mortgage support analyst and financial accounting support ...

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  16. Sexual assault arrest in MercedRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 26, 2014 | KSEE-TV Fresno

    A security guard in Merced has been arrested, accused of sexually assaulting several young children. Merced Police say 31-year-old Jess James was taken into custody earlier this month.

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  17. Troubled Parkmerced development gets new Read the original story

    Nov 26, 2014 | SFGate

    The Park Merced neighborhood is seen in San Francisco, Calif., on Thursday, June 10, 2010. Owners of the sprawling complex of houses and high-rise apartment buildings plan to proceed with a $1.2 billion renovation project despite defaulting on their mortgage.

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  18. Will UC at last face up to out-of-state student dilemma?Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 26, 2014 | San Diego Source

    ... 30 percent of new students this fall were from other states or countries. Meanwhile, at the least in-demand campuses, Merced and Riverside, out-of-staters among freshman were just 1.2 percent and 6.9 percent, respectively. This brings the average ...

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  19. Agriculture-oriented drone firm moving to SeattleRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 26, 2014 | Seattle Times

    ... an associate engineering professor who directs a lab for developing drone systems at the University of California-Merced, said he has done small-scale testing of the MicaSense technology. He's convinced the data collected will allow early detection ...

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  20. Armed robbery suspect from Merced still on the looseRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2014 | KSEE-TV Fresno

    A teenager is behind bars after an armed robbery in Merced. Officers say a 15-year-old was riding his bike on G street when two suspects threatened him with a gun and took his bike.

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