Osiel Avila, 25, catches two watermelons as hundreds of workers harvested watermelons at a field on Highway 140 in August 2014. Seasonal farm and manufacturing jobs helped fuel a dip in unemployment in Merced County last month.
Osiel Avila, 25, catches two watermelons as hundreds of workers harvested watermelons at a field on Highway 140 in August 2014. Seasonal farm and manufacturing jobs helped fuel a dip in unemployment in Merced County last month. Christopher Winterfeldt cwinterfeldt@mercedsun-star.com
Osiel Avila, 25, catches two watermelons as hundreds of workers harvested watermelons at a field on Highway 140 in August 2014. Seasonal farm and manufacturing jobs helped fuel a dip in unemployment in Merced County last month. Christopher Winterfeldt cwinterfeldt@mercedsun-star.com

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