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Modesto man wanted in south Merced homicide case

A warrant has been issued charging Joseph Onate, an 18-year-old Modesto man, with murder in connection with the November 27, 2016, stabbing death of Luis Gonzalez. The 33-year-old Merced man was killed in an alleyway in the 1200 block of West 12th Street in south Merced. Three other people, including Onate’s brother, Toby Onate, already have been arrested in connection with the slaying and robbery.

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Brigham Young University Folk Dance Ensemble teaches free workshop in Merced

Building Young Leaders and Brigham Young University Folk Dance Ensemble hold a free dance workshop at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Merced, Calif., on Saturday, Feb. 25, 2017.
Andrew Kuhn Merced Sun-Star
Brigham Young University Folk Dance Ensemble teaches free workshop in Merced 2:24

Brigham Young University Folk Dance Ensemble teaches free workshop in Merced

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The birth of Oroville Dam | Watch construction of tallest dam in the U.S. in the 1960s

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