Fresno State coaches make cameo in Merced

Fresno State coaches, athletic director Jim Bartko and the university’s sports information department dropped by the Boys and Girls Club in Merced in their second stop of four Northern Valley cities on the final day of the school’s Bulldog Express tour.

Deputy: Merced College president pushed him to arrest board member, investigate staff

Merced County Sheriff’s Sgt. Vince Gallagher, who is the campus’s police chief at Merced College, said college President Susan Walsh and other staff wanted his department to collect fingerprints from nine copies of an anonymous letter addressed to members of the Merced College Board of Trustees and others on the night in February when the board appointed Walsh as acting president.

California voters face numerous ballot measures in November

As many as 18 questions will compete for voters' attention in November during a red-hot presidential campaign that also includes picking the state's first new U.S. senator in a generation. Thursday is the deadline for the secretary of state's office to certify which initiatives have gathered enough valid signatures to qualify for the Nov. 8 ballot. Here's a look at the initiatives on the ballot:

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El Capitan's Sai Davuluri

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El Capitan's Braiden Ward

Merced's A.J. Stewart talks about North win 1:09

Merced's A.J. Stewart talks about North win

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One dead in collision with Amtrak train near Winton

Merced's Madilyn Nickles is Sun-Star Softball Player of the Year 2:33

Merced's Madilyn Nickles is Sun-Star Softball Player of the Year

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Merced Street Faire kicks off 10-week run

Girls Soccer POY Megan Pust 2:12

Girls Soccer POY Megan Pust

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Merced resident speaks about Central Valley Honor Flight experience

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World record holder shares strength with Merced kids

A man who holds a world record for strength shared “an empowering story” with Peterson Elementary School children on Wednesday, school officials said. Jon Pritikin owns a Guinness World Record for rolling frying pans together to with his bare hands. He demonstrated the talent Wednesday before sharing a motivational story with the students about his life, school officials said in a news release. Video by Merced City School District
World record holder shares strength with Merced kids 0:40

World record holder shares strength with Merced kids

Bulldog Express stops in Merced 1:40

Bulldog Express stops in Merced

Woman jumps out of drive-through window to fight customers 0:50

Woman jumps out of drive-through window to fight customers

Voices of the Revolutionary Theatre Collective 1:55

Voices of the Revolutionary Theatre Collective

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Nancy Grace leaving HLN after nearly 12 years

On the show that bore her name she gained and fed a reputation as a strident advocate for crime victims

Her show is the most-watched program on HLN, CNN’s sister network

“This fall, I’ll be leaving HLN, my longtime TV home, with a full heart and endless gratitude”

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