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Nevada Legislature: Republicans push bill calling for equal pay (1)

March 2, 2015 — 

Lawmakers will review a Republican-backed bill seeking to reduce Nevada’s wage gap between men and women. The Senate Committee on Judiciary will hold a hearing on Republican-sponsored SB 167 on …

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Man gets 4 to 10 years in prison in Vegas puppy shop fire (2)

March 2, 2015 — 

LAS VEGAS — Apologies didn’t sway a Nevada judge who sentenced a 28-year-old man to four to 10 years in prison for setting fire to a pet shop where 27 …

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Video time lapse of Sunday’s sunset (3)

March 2, 2015 — 

This time lapse video made on an iPhone shows Sunday’s sunset. The video starts at 5:20 p.m. and ends about 6:30 p.m. The video is also available here.Have something to …

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Lawmakers revisit allowing concealed guns at campuses (4)

March 1, 2015 — 

Staunchly conservative Republicans in the Nevada Legislature are revisiting legislation to allow concealed weapons on college campuses.The bill, which is scheduled for a hearing Thursday in the Assembly Committee on …

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Newmont settles suit in 2011 death at Nevada gold mine (5)

March 1, 2015 — 

RENO — A lawyer for the Utah family of a contract worker at a Nevada gold mine that paid more than $100,000 in U.S. safety fines after he was killed …

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Nevada Supreme Court denies high roller’s appeal over debts (6)

March 1, 2015 — 

The Nevada Supreme Court has denied an appeal by a high roller accused of failing to pay $384,000 in gambling debts to four Las Vegas casinos. Harel Zahavi, a former …

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Auction of car collection raises $9.5M for Nevada education (7)

March 1, 2015 — 

LAS VEGAS — An auction of a late Las Vegas philanthropist’s antique car collection has raised $9.5 million to support education in Nevada. Some 3,000 bidders from across the country …

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#CarsonCityLive: We did a contest. Plus, snow in Carson City! (8)

March 1, 2015 — 

Week of Feb. 23-28 — We know you have incredible content to share on social media, so each week we are putting together a special post featuring all of the …

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Nevada beats woeful San Jose State (9)

March 1, 2015 — 

Nevada defeats woeful Spartans at LawlorRENO — The San Jose State Spartans brightened an otherwise dreary Nevada Wolf Pack season once again on Saturday.“We definitely needed this for our confidence,” …

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Feat of Clay in Carson City (10)

March 1, 2015 — 

Linda Ritter of Pinyon Pottery works clay on the potter’s wheel Saturday afternoon at the Carson City Chamber of Commerce’s ‘Meet The Artist’ event at the Chamber Artisan Store at …

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Lt. Gov. Mark Hutchison calls for reform of teacher protection rules (11)

March 1, 2015 — 

If Nevada doesn’t reform rules that currently protect teachers based on seniority rather than performance, Lt. Gov. Mark Hutchison says the state is just setting itself up for a lawsuit …

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What’s that white stuff? It’s actually snow (12)

March 1, 2015 — 

RENO — A storm brought much-needed snow to the drought-stricken Sierra Nevada and caused major headaches for mountain travelers on Saturday. The Sugar Bowl ski resort near Donner Summit says …

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Inmate dies at Carson City Correctional Center (13)

March 1, 2015 — 

CARSON CITY — An inmate serving time for possession of a stolen vehicle in Clark County has died at the Northern Nevada Correctional Center in Carson City. Nevada Department of …

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Carson City Board of Supervisors to take up Schulz Ranch development’s landscape plan (14)

March 1, 2015 — 

A key aspect of the Schulz Ranch subdivision’s pre-development requirements will go before the Carson City Board of Supervisors Thursday.The development, with 100 lots initially and 424 eventually for residential …

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Tonya Champa named advertising director of Nevada Appeal, Lahontan Valley News (15)

March 1, 2015 — 

Tonya Champa has been named advertising director of the Nevada Appeal in Carson City and the Lahontan Valley News in Fallon. She follows Pat Bridges who will serve full time …

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Western Nevada News & Notes: Carson City’s WNC’s ‘Career Connect’ helps students with disabilities (16)

March 1, 2015 — 

Students with disabilities who attend Western Nevada College are about to receive a career game-changer. Beginning this month, they will be eligible for the college’s new CareerConnect program, which will …

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CHS coach, players on region, league teams (17)

March 1, 2015 — 

CHS coach, players on region, league teamsCarson High was properly rewarded for its best boys basketball season since 2003.Coach Carlos Mendeguia was named Sierra League Coach of the Year and …

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Darrell Moody: Cutting sports programs at WNC is huge mistake (18)

March 1, 2015 — 

I can’t help but think what a tragic mistake the lawmakers, including our illustrious governor made when they let the baseball and softball programs at Western Nevada College fall by …

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Lee Conley: Eagle Valley Middle School continues to grow (19)

March 1, 2015 — 

This continues a series of columns from principals at schools in the Carson City School District:Eagle Valley Middle School (EVMS) has a rich history and remains determined and focused to …

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SILVER DOLLARS AND WOODEN NICKELS: Another Heller from Carson City who deserves our vote (20)

March 1, 2015 — 

The Nevada Appeal’s Silver Dollars & Wooden Nickels feature recognizes achievements from the capital region and, when warranted, points out other acts that missed the mark.SILVER DOLLAR: Harris Heller of …

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