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President Trump: Don't risk fishing, tourism jobs on a small amount of oil

Late last month, the New England Fishery Management Council joined its Mid-Atlantic and South Atlantic council colleagues in officially documenting concern over Trump administration-backed plans to use seismic airgun blasting to search for oil off the Atlantic coast. Offshore oil exploration threatens decades of progress toward making America's fish stocks great again and thereby threatens economies and livelihoods along the East Coast.

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Merced River rescues are expensive, and you could end up paying for it

Merced County Sheriff's Deputy Daryl Allen said residents have been warned, and should stay off of the dangerous Merced River. If you don't, you could end up paying for your rescue, he said Wednesday, July 5, 2017.
sjansen@mercedsunstar.com
Merced River rescues are expensive, and you could end up paying for it 0:45

Merced River rescues are expensive, and you could end up paying for it

Girl dies in fatal crash north of Los Banos 1:06

Girl dies in fatal crash north of Los Banos

Los Banos corruption case attorneys discuss pre-trial hearing 1:16

Los Banos corruption case attorneys discuss pre-trial hearing

Watch as injured motorcycle rider is attended to after crash 0:43

Watch as injured motorcycle rider is attended to after crash