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Merced girls take to baking to help the needy

Three third-grade girls heard that some people in Merced have a hard time affording a Thanksgiving meal, so they did something about it – a bake sale. They raised more than $500, which will feed the equivalent of about 286 people during the Merced County Rescue Mission’s free holiday meal for the less fortunate.

Agriculture

Thanksgiving menu costs rise slightly

The average cost of a Thanksgiving feast for 10 rose slightly to $49.41, according to the annual survey by the American Farm Bureau Federation. The Modesto and Merced areas produce some of the items in great volume.

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