UC raising its minimum wage to $15 an hour

The movement to raise the minimum wage across the U.S. gained ground Wednesday with the huge University of California system announcing plans to increase base pay for its employees and contract workers to $15 an hour over the next two years.

Warm week forecast for Merced

Weather forecasters are predicting another heat wave to scorch the Northern San Joaquin Valley this week, with high temperatures expected to reach the triple-digit mark on Wednesday.

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Gustine resident Andrew Sanchez, 25, was arrested Monday in Santa Nella and faces possible homicide charges in connection with the death of his 9-month-old son Maddix Ramsour. According to authorities, the infant suffered blunt force injuries at his home in Gustine, on March 5, 2015. (Photos courtesy of the Merced County Sheriff's Department)

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