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Gov. Brian Sandoval signs school bond rollover measure (1)

March 4, 2015 — 

With legislation allowing school districts to extend their existing bonds and lifting prevailing wage requirements from school construction stalled in the Assembly, an emergency measure with just the bond rollover …

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Nevada Legislature: Assembly bill deals with those who represent themselves (2)

March 4, 2015 — 

Assembly approves charging people acting as own lawyers for misconductThe Assembly on Wednesday approved AB110, which allows judges to charge people for misconduct while acting as their own attorney in …

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Carson City Sheriff’s Log: Man arrested on suspicion of DUI (3)

March 4, 2015 — 

The following people were booked into the Carson City Jail. All are considered innocent until proven guilty in court.TUESDAY• At 7:40 p.m., a 49-year-old Reno man was arrested on suspicion …

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No investigation into altercation between two Assemblymen (4)

March 4, 2015 — 

Contrary to earlier reports, no criminal complaint has been filed in connection with a heated dispute between two members of the Nevada Assembly.The dispute between Majority Leader Paul Anderson and …

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Western Nevada College offering classes to hone soldering skills (5)

March 4, 2015 — 

Career-minded people who are seeking skills in electronics technology are in luck. Western Nevada College in Carson City will offer two short Electronics Technology classes in March and April. The …

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Rep. Mark Amodei to be featured at Carson City’s Gold Dust West (6)

March 4, 2015 — 

U.S. Congressman Mark Amodei will be the keynote speaker at the next Carson City Chamber of Commerce’s Soup’s On! event.Amodei, a Carson City native, will be featured during the event …

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Semi overturns, blocks traffic on Fairview (7)

March 4, 2015 — 

A semi truck overturned blocking traffic lanes on Fairview Drive at the I-580 freeway off ramp.The accident was reported at around 12:20 p.m., Nevada Highway Patrol reported.Traffic is being rerouted …

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Nevada Legislature: Bill would repeal 8-hour overtime pay rule (8)

March 4, 2015 — 

A Republican-backed bill that would repeal Nevada law requiring employers to pay overtime after eight hours of work met stiff opposition from Democrats and labor groups on Wednesday.The Senate Committee …

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Nevada Legislature: Sen. Debbie Smith plans to return to Carson City in April (9)

March 4, 2015 — 

Nevada Sen. Debbie Smith says she will return to the Senate in the first week of April.Smith, D-Sparks, underwent surgery to remove a tumor from her brain just days after …

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Nevada Legislature: Bill would allow ‘Pop-Tart’ guns, toy firearms in schools (10)

March 4, 2015 — 

Nevada Assembly Republicans plan to introduce a bill that would bar schools from punishing students who play with toy firearms. Assemblyman Jim Wheeler is sponsoring AB121, which would forbid schools …

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Nevada Legislature: Bill would give businesses leeway to turn away animals (11)

March 4, 2015 — 

Nevada lawmakers are reviewing a bill that would limit the kinds of service animals a business legally must allow inside. The Assembly Health and Human Services Committee is scheduled to …

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State pulls teens from Rite of Passage-Silver State Academy after riot (12)

March 4, 2015 — 

RENO — The state of Nevada has removed all youths in its custody from a rural juvenile rehabilitation center where a riot erupted over the weekend — the fourth uprising …

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Ten escape Yerington’s Rite of Passage Silver State Academy during riot, fire (13)

March 4, 2015 — 

Law enforcement and firemen from several agencies in the Yerington area responded to a report of a fire and riot at the Rite of Passage Silver State Academy Saturday night.Lyon …

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Scouts announce key volunteers (14)

March 3, 2015 — 

The Boy Scouts of America’s Nevada Area Council announced the election of key volunteer leadership at its annual meeting on Jan. 25.Council President Jeffery Whitaker and Council Commissioner Ron Thornton …

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Former NASA director speaks in Carson City (15)

March 3, 2015 — 

Leadership requires vision and ability to excite others while instilling an excellent team to succeed at a mission, according to Paul F. Dye, former NASA flight controller and director.Dye, who …

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Carson City’s Arlington Ice Rink skated into the black (16)

March 3, 2015 — 

Despite closing early, its revenue totaled more than $77,000The Arlington Square Ice Rink season operated in the black this winter, the Carson City Parks and Recreation Commission was told Tuesday.Meagan …

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Nevada Legislature: PERS ‘hybrid’ plan supported, criticized (17)

March 3, 2015 — 

Assemblyman Randy Kirner, R-Reno, told the Assembly Government Affairs Committee that Nevada’s Public Employee Retirement System has upward of $12 billion in unfunded liability and has been on a downward …

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David Johnson: Opposing voting ID laws is the fraud (18)

March 3, 2015 — 

The U.S. Supreme Court upheld the constitutionality of voter IDs in a 6-3 decision in 2008. Since that time, 34 states have adopted some form of voter ID laws, according …

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Community spotlight: Carson bowlers roll over Wooster (19)

March 3, 2015 — 

Carson High’s bowling team opened the playoffs with an easy 36-9 win over Wooster last week.The match was conducted in the Baker-style format, which means three bowlers comprise a team. …

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Quilling inherits young softball group (20)

March 3, 2015 — 

New faces abound on the Carson High softball team, and it starts with the head coach.Shane Quilling, an assistant on the football squad, has taken over the head job after …

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