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  1. California is underwaterRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2014 | The Fresno Bee

    According to the University of California at Merced magazine, fall issue, one of their professors has studied California water-rights allocation and found overspending by 300 million acre feet. The study found allocations exceeded actual water supply by five times the average annual runoff and 100 times the actual surface-water supply for some river basins.

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  2. Congress: Valadao wins second term; Tacherra holds surprising lead on CostaRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2014 | The Fresno Bee

    ... just $307,000 - was slightly ahead of Fresno Democrat Jim Costa in the 16th Congressional District that covers all of Merced and parts of Madera and Fresno counties. With all precincts in Madera and Merced counties, and 92% of those in Fresno ...

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  3. Boy, 3, killed by hit-and-run in Merced parking lotRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2014 | The Fresno Bee

    A 3-year-old boy died Monday after he was struck by a pickup truck that left the scene, the Merced Police Department said. The boy was struck around 5:50 p.m. Monday in the parking lot of the McDonald's restaurant at 1060 W. 13th St., alongside southbound Highway 99, according to Sgt.

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  4. Operation FogRead the original story

    Nov 3, 2014 | Caravan Stockton Newspaper

    During the winter months, San Joaquin, Stanislaus and Merced Counties are plagued by extremely dense fog which poses a severe hazard to drivers. Typically the fog season begins during the month of November and continues through February.

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  5. JC Football, Week 8: Cabrillo no match for undefeated West Hills CoalingaRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2014 | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    ... 1 in the Northern California American Division by the California Community College Athletic Association, will host Merced (4-4, 3-1) Saturday at 1 p.m. Taliulu completed 8-of-9 passes for 162 yards and spread the ball to seven receivers, including ... 1 comment

  6. Six Teams Submit SOQs for Reissued UC Merced 2020 Project RFQRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2014 | JD Supra

    The Regents of the University of California , on behalf of the University of California, Merced , announced on October 30, 2014 that it received Statements of Qualifications from six teams in response to the reissued Request for Qualifications for the UC Merced 2020 P3 Project . The reissued RFQ was released on September 25, 2014.

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  7. Stealth DNA-based carbon nanotubes tunnel into cells to deliver targeted drugsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2014 | KurzweilAI.net

    ... included colleagues at the Molecular Foundry at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, University of California Merced and Berkeley campuses, and University of Basque Country in Spain. * The research showed that CNT porins display many ...

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  8. Halloween, elections highlight week in Central ValleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2014 | Examiner.com

    ... and check your children's candy before they eat it. "Carrie: The Musical" is on stage through Nov. 2, at Playhouse Merced, 452 W. Main St., Merced. For more information, visit PlayhouseMerced.com . The Merced County Arts Council will celebrate Dia ...

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  9. Tiny carbon nanotube pores make big impactRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2014 | Science Daily

    ... with colleagues at the Molecular Foundry at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, University of California Merced and Berkeley campuses, and University of Basque Country in Spain created a much more efficient, biocompatible membrane pore ...

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  10. Briefs -- Published Oct. 29, 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2014 | RecordNET

    State transportation officials are holding a Thursday workshop in Merced for small businesses interested in learning how to be able to win government contracts part of large projects in the works. The workshop is meant to show how to become certified as a local small business to contract goods and services on government contract, according to a statement released by the California Department of Transportation.

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  11. Merced County agency sued over transportation planRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2014 | The Fresno Bee

    Two environmental organizations are suing the Merced County Association of Governments for adopting a regional transportation plan they claim fails to meet targets for reducing greenhouse gas emissions, lacks a full review of environmental impacts and doesn't encourage public transportation. The Regional Transportation Plan is MCAG's long-range planning document.

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  12. BHC awards $7,800 for community projects in Merced CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2014 | The Fresno Bee

    ... or offer opportunities for participants to gain skills. Some of the projects are funded with help from First 5 Merced County. According to BHC administrative coordinator Isai Palma, potential projects and programs can include but are not limited to ...

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  13. Giant flag display to honor veterans, first responders in MercedRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2014 | The Fresno Bee

    Julia Tovar, 14, at left, and Alex Tovar, 7, both of Atwater, remove flags that were placed to honor their dad and other family members in the armed services during the Field of Honor closing ceremony at Merced College on Veterans Day last year. The organizers of Merced Field of Honor are looking for residents who want to honor veterans or first responders with a huge American flag display next week.

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  14. Merced College to fly flags for vetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2014 | The Fresno Bee

    Julia Tovar, 14, at left, and Alex Tovar, 7, both of Atwater, remove flags, that were put there to honor their dad and other family members in the armed services, during the Field of Honor closing ceremony at Merced College on Veterans Day last year. The organizers of Field of Honor are looking for residents who want to honor veterans or first responders with a huge American flag display next week.

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  15. Donations down for Fill the Boot fundraiserRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2014 | The Fresno Bee

    Josh Wilson of the Merced City Fire Department asks drivers at the intersection of West Olive Avenue and G Street to fill the boot during the Fill The Boot fundraiser to benefit the Muscular Dystrophy Association in Merced on Monday. A fundraiser that benefits muscular dystrophy gathered about $4,000 less than last year, the first time the total has decreased in at least four years – and organizers blame the city's ordinance against panhandling for the dip.

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  16. Shooting victima s condition improving, deputies sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2014 | The Fresno Bee

    Versall J. Henderson, 35, has pleaded not guilty to attempted murder in connection with the Oct. 20 shooting of 38-year-old Stephen Ray Taylor in Atwater. An Atwater shooting victim remained hospitalized Monday, but continued to show signs of improvement, the Merced County Sheriff's Department told The Sun-Star.

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  17. Event for local businesses seeking government contractsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2014 | RecordNET

    STOCKTON - State transportation officials are holding a Thursday workshop in Merced this week for small businesses interested in learning how to be able to win government contracts part of large projects in the works. The workshop is meant to show how to become certified as a local small business to contract goods and services on government contract, according to a statement released by the California Department of Transportation.

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  18. Poet laureate to visit Merced libraryRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2014 | The Fresno Bee

    California Poet Laureate Juan Felipe Herrera will visit Merced at 10:30 a.m. Nov. 10 at Merced County Library, 2100 O St. He will share his book "Portraits of Hispanic American Heroes," as well as give away 35 copies. A California poet laureate plans a visit to the Merced County Library, where he will share his book "Portraits of Hispanic American Heroes" with children, as well as give 35 copies away.

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  19. Youth center coming back to south Merced parkRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2014 | The Fresno Bee

    The Merced City Council voted this week to renovate the McNamara Park Youth Center, which will be staffed five days a week by volunteer staff. The building hasn't been used since 2012, according to city records.

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  20. Suspect arrested in downtown Merced shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2014 | The Fresno Bee

    ... in the bushes, and police said they found a handgun. Police arrested Jaime Villanueva, 20, who was booked into Merced County Jail on suspicion of assault with a firearm. He remains in custody in lieu of $50,000 bail. Police are asking anyone with ...

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