State test scores released; Merced County kids doing better

This region remained below state averages, but schools are marching in the right direction, state test scores show. Across California nearly half of test takers, 49 percent, were at or above grade level in English and 37 percent passed the bar in math, in results made public Wednesday.

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Pacheco's Chris Munoz

Chris Munoz and the Pacheco football team caught fire to close out 2015. With most of its potent offensive unit back, the Panthers hope to be even better this year. (Sean Lynch/slynch@mercedsunstar.com)
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Pacheco's Chris Munoz 1:33

Pacheco's Chris Munoz

Dos Palos QB Lane Zuspan 1:30

Dos Palos QB Lane Zuspan

Dozens escape fire at Merced complex 1:07

Dozens escape fire at Merced complex

Fire burning Merced apartments 0:20

Fire burning Merced apartments

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