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  • Joe's Health Calendar April 16
    published on Wed, 16 Apr 2014 07:40:00 GMT
    Valley fever, described as a "silent epidemic" by the Centers for Disease Control , will be explored through a series of wide-ranging talks at the University of California, Merced ....
  • Turner helps Merced win CCC center meet
    published on Wed, 16 Apr 2014 07:29:00 GMT
    The thought was the 200-meter dash would be his specialty. That all changed when a teammate failed to show up for a track meet his freshman year....
  • After threat of lawsuit, Merced to look at its at-large election system
    published on Wed, 16 Apr 2014 06:02:09 GMT
    The Merced City Council plans to discuss its options Wednesday night after a threatened lawsuit with the potential to change how the governing body looks....
  • Professor finds infant learning linked to walking
    published on Wed, 16 Apr 2014 02:09:28 GMT
    Infants show a sharp increase in understanding and using language shortly after they begin walking, according to research by a UC Merced developmental psychology professor....
  • Fire chief will leave Merced, take job in Elk Grove
    published on Tue, 21 Jan 2014 08:00:00 GMT
    Fire Chief Mike McLaughlin confirmed Tuesday he has taken a job in Elk Grove and will leave the Merced Fire Department on Feb. 2. McLaughlin, who has been chief in Merced since 2011, has taken a deputy chief position in the Cosumnes Community Services District Fire Department....
  • MLB marks 67th anniversary of Robinson debut
    published on Tue, 15 Apr 2014 23:20:41 GMT
    Jesse Jackson praised Commissioner Bud Selig for the strides the sport has taken in minority opportunities over the past two decades....
  • Okla. St. wrestler is Big 12 scholar athlete
    published on Tue, 15 Apr 2014 23:20:35 GMT
    Perry is a two-time national champion and a senior majoring in education where he has a 3.21 grade point average....
  • Va. State player pleads in opposing QB assault
    published on Tue, 15 Apr 2014 19:37:35 GMT
    Judge Denise Hartsfield sentenced Britt to 45 days in jail, suspended for one year, probation for a year, and imposed the condition that he complete or be in the process of completing his education....
  • John F. Heflin, PhD.
    published on Mon, 14 Apr 2014 07:00:00 GMT
    Born in Sweetwater, Texas, April 7, 1941, he is the son of Willis Heflin and Espanola Heflin....
  • Family, friends remember Kansas shooting victims
    published on Mon, 14 Apr 2014 22:32:00 GMT
    Terri LaManno was visiting her mother at a nearby retirement complex. It was a seemingly quiet spring Sunday, but neither Corporon nor his grandson or LaManno made it home alive, their lives cut short by a shooting spree that targeted the two Jewish facilities in the mostly affluent suburb of Kansas City known as Overland Park....
  • Fired Minn. football coach may grab job back
    published on Tue, 15 Apr 2014 10:11:48 GMT
    Hoffner was fired by the school last May without publicly disclosing the reasons....
  • Joe's Health Calendar April 15
    published on Tue, 15 Apr 2014 08:18:24 GMT
    Valley fever, described as a "silent epidemic" by the Centers for Disease Control , will be explored through a series of wide-ranging talks at the University of California, Merced ....
  • Container gardens: Plants don't need ground to grow
    published on Mon, 14 Apr 2014 11:00:00 GMT
    Especially during her high school days, she grew accustomed to having a garden sanctuary - a place to go to take her mind off everything else....
  • Asian fans only have eyes for European soccer
    published on Mon, 14 Apr 2014 15:45:35 GMT
    Families wearing the London club's red-and-white flocked past frenetic scalpers....
  • Teachers return to school where 22 were stabbed
    published on Mon, 14 Apr 2014 09:07:00 GMT
    They attended a counseling session at a church Monday morning before heading over to Franklin Regional High School in Murrysville....
  • W.Va. schools to get free computer system upgrades
    published on Mon, 14 Apr 2014 12:39:45 GMT
    The Charleston Daily Mail reports that schools will enter the agreement with Microsoft on July 1. Many school computers still use the 12-year-old Windows XP system....
  • Winton girl shows love for vets, gets love back
    published on Mon, 14 Apr 2014 02:08:15 GMT
    Adamari Lopez, a 10-year-old fifth-grader, receives a cash reward Thursday from Ernie Conner, a veteran and Merced Elks Lodge member, for an essay she wrote about Veterans Day....
  • Livingston police say men flee after driving stolen vehicle
    published on Mon, 14 Apr 2014 02:08:03 GMT
    The suspects, identified as Leonel Villanueva, 20, and Diego Ortiz, 18, both of Livingston, tried to flee on foot at 12:39 p.m. when they were stopped by police, Chavez said, and the vehicle, a black Honda, was reported stolen in Modesto....
  • Around Town
    published on Sun, 13 Apr 2014 23:37:57 GMT
    The Merced County Area on Aging and Regenerations Wellness will host a "Keep Your Balance" Fall Prevention Health Fair from 9 to 11:30 a.m. on Wednesday at 851 23rd St. This free event will including a discussion of medication management, vision, home safety and more....
  • EXCHANGE: Streamwood teen creates own sound
    published on Sun, 13 Apr 2014 08:02:00 GMT
    But at a time when most high school students are spending their free time socializing, the 16-year-old Streamwood High School junior slips through the music room and into a quiet, tiny room with a few chairs and walls lined with foam....