Quick Links: The Sun-Star’s 2015 High School Football Preview Guide

The Merced-area football season opens its 2015 season tonight with a full schedule of games. Did you miss our special preview section in print? Take out your phone, tablet or laptop and give a look to the stories online right here. Bookmark this page on your favorite device and refer to it throughout the season.

Merced districts committee down to three maps

The committee tasked with recommending new district maps for Merced’s local elections is set to have what could be its final meeting on Tuesday Sept. 1, when members expect to pick two maps to recommend to the City Council.

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Chowchilla has depth to go with star running back Anthony Stewart. Shawn Jansen/sjansen@mercedsunstar

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Virginia shootings make for tough media decisions

In an era when anyone can go online and find video of extremist beheadings, police shootings and other carnage, major news organizations applied their own standards to coverage of this week's killing of a TV news crew in Virginia and showed only carefully selected portions of the footage.

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