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1st legal medical pot sold in Nevada 15 years after approved (1)

July 31, 2015 — 

SPARKS — Fifteen years after Nevadans voted to legalize it, medical marijuana was sold legally in the state for the first time Friday at a dispensary in a strip mall …

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Teens design and sell chairs for local scholarships (2)

July 31, 2015 — 

A joint summer project by teens from Central Lyon Youth Connection’s Take a Seat program and the Comstock Youth Works program has resulted in the transformation of old chairs into …

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Douglas County hosts flooding session Aug. 6 (3)

July 31, 2015 — 

Flash flooding in Carson Valley earlier this month has prompted Douglas County to set an Aug. 6 hearing in Minden, where residents are going to have an opportunity to gather …

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Custom airplane makes emergency landing near Fernley (4)

July 31, 2015 — 

FERNLEY (AP)— A married couple was forced to make an emergency landing in their small custom airplane along U.S. 95 near Fernley. The Reno Gazette-Journal reports the pair were traveling …

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Man killed in Gardnerville Ranchos standoff (5)

July 31, 2015 — 

Six Douglas County deputies are on administrative leave as Carson City investigates the shooting of a Gardnerville Ranchos man, who was killed in a confrontation on Thursday at his Monument …

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Giants get RH Mike Leake from Reds for another playoff run (6)

July 31, 2015 — 

CINCINNATI — After whiffing on Cole Hamels, the San Francisco Giants got starter Mike Leake from the Cincinnati Reds for a pair of prospects on Thursday night. The defending World …

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Taxable sales soar in Churchill due to processing plant, up in Carson City (7)

July 30, 2015 — 

Statewide taxable sales increased 2.1 percent in May to $4.34 billion.Carson City did even better, reporting an increase of 5.2 percent.But the big increase was turned in by Churchill County …

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Carson City National Night Out aims to bring awareness to domestic violence (8)

July 30, 2015 — 

Carson City is hosting its annual National Night Out event Tuesday to help raise awareness for resources to fight domestic violence in the community.National Night Out is one of the …

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Hot August Nights kickoff rally today and Saturday in Virginia City (9)

July 30, 2015 — 

Hundreds of classic cars will cruise C Street in Virginia City as the mining town plays host to the region’s largest classic car show, Hot August Nights, serving as the …

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Carson City Sheriff’s Office: Man arrested on two counts of lewdness with a child (10)

July 30, 2015 — 

The following people were booked into the Carson City Jail. All are considered innocent until proven guilty in court.WEDNESDAYAt 12:33 p.m., a 30-year-old Carson City man was arrested on suspicion …

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V&T Commission sells off Drako property to help cover costs (11)

July 30, 2015 — 

The V&T Commission voted on Thursday to sell off its eastern Carson City property on Drako Way that was originally intended as the site for the train’s depot.According to the …

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Nevada Fair kicks off Thursday in Carson City (12)

July 30, 2015 — 

The Nevada Fair hit Carson City Thursday, starting off the four day event with a special appearance from the Reno Aces mascot Archie.The Carson City Fire Department started the grand …

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Carson City Planning Commission approves extending Cinderlite permit (13)

July 30, 2015 — 

The Carson City Planning Commission on Wednesday voted to approve extending Cinderlite’s special use permit for another five years.City ordinance requires special use permits be reviewed every five years. The …

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Nevada Appeal at 150: March 21, 1976: Hearst jury: guilty (14)

July 30, 2015 — 

Hearst jury: guiltyPatricia Hearst was found guilty of armed bank robbery by a jury which quickly rejected her story that she was forced into a holdup by death threats and …

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Man shot by Douglas deputies identified (15)

July 30, 2015 — 

A Gardnerville Ranchos man was killed in a confrontation with Douglas County deputies Thursday at his Monument Peak Drive home.Mark Perkins, 48, was identified as the man shot by deputies, …

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Nevada Karelian bear dogs in action; amazing video from NDOW (16)

July 30, 2015 — 

A dog’s eye view of aversive conditioning is something amazing! Specially trained Karelian Bear Dogs are used by the Nevada Department of Wildlife (NDOW) to help save bears that have …

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Nevada investigating case of E. coli in Lovelock prison (17)

July 30, 2015 — 

LAS VEGAS — Prison officials say they’re investigating one confirmed case and two suspected cases of E. coli bacteria at Lovelock Correctional Center in northern Nevada. The Nevada Department of …

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Multicar pile up closes Highway 50 (18)

July 30, 2015 — 

A multi-car accident blocked off parts of Highway 50 Thursday afternoon in Carson City.Four cars were involved in the primary accident, with two cars involved in a secondary accident on …

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USDA approves energy grant for Fernley manufacturer (19)

July 30, 2015 — 

USDA Rural Development State Director Sarah Adler announced a Fernley-based building materials manufacturer is approved for a Rural Energy for America Program grant to assist with the purchase and installation …

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‘21 Days of Hope’ leads up to Carson Tahoe HopeFest 2015 (20)

July 30, 2015 — 

For the first time ever, the Carson Tahoe Foundation has enlisted the help and hope of the entire community to empower others to spread goodwill and raise awareness and funds …

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