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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El Capitan kicker Joseph Lema is kicking for a cause this season

El Capitan kicker Joseph Lema is raising money against cancer with each point he kicks this season. (By Shawn Jansen/sjansen@mercedsunstar.com).
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El Capitan kicker Joseph Lema is kicking for a cause this season 1:53

El Capitan kicker Joseph Lema is kicking for a cause this season

Jonathan Collazo is ready for a big season at Stone Ridge 2:16

Jonathan Collazo is ready for a big season at Stone Ridge

Merced quarterback Jake Foss discusses upcoming season 1:47

Merced quarterback Jake Foss discusses upcoming season

Pacheco's Chris Munoz 1:33

Pacheco's Chris Munoz

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