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Red Hut makes USA Today headlines (1)

April 18, 2015 — 

South Lake Tahoe, Calif. — A hometown restaurant made a national splash on April 10 when veteran travel and food writer Larry Olmsted tipped his hat to The Red Hut …

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Baseball Hall of Famer Randy Johnson gets Aces’ season started; Carson City’s Seals sings national anthem (2)

April 18, 2015 — 

RENO —Left-hander Randy Johnson retired from the game he loved after the 2009 season perhaps becoming the last Major League Baseball pitcher to pick up his 300th win in a …

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Carson City’s WNC hosts Earth Week activities (3)

April 18, 2015 — 

Western Nevada College celebrates Mother Earth with a variety of activities and free film screenings at the Carson City and Fallon campuses. The events are designed to generate conversation and …

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Carson City’s WNC softball sweeps doubleheader (4)

April 18, 2015 — 

Scoring bursts in the late innings carried Western Nevada College’s softball team to a sweep of Colorado Northwestern, 8-0 and 11-3, Friday afternoon at Edmonds Sports Complex.Western Nevada improved to …

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Local sports roundup: Carson City’s WNC baseball wins (5)

April 18, 2015 — 

RANGELY, Colo. — Western Nevada College found the tonics Friday to end a four-game road losing streak: a prolific first inning and one tough out in Kody Reynolds.The Wildcats scored …

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Teri’s Notebook: Bookstore success is one for the books (6)

April 18, 2015 — 

Since moving out of the library a year ago and into its own building across the street, the Browser’s Corner bookstore is more lucrative than ever, according to Phyllis Patton, …

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Nevada National Guard unveils combat veteran tribute wall (7)

April 18, 2015 — 

The Nevada National Guard unveiled a tribute wall that commemorates the men and women from Nevada who have been deployed into combat zones since Operation Desert Storm.Gov. Brian Sandoval, Chief …

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Carson City Adams Hub chooses Entrepreneur-in-Residence (8)

April 18, 2015 — 

The Adams Hub business incubator in downtown Carson City announced Friday it has selected Matt Westfield to serve as Entrepreneur-in-Residence there. Westfield, who has a diverse background in business startup …

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Carson City Symphony celebrating spring in April 26 concert (9)

April 18, 2015 — 

The Carson City Symphony will welcome spring and mark graduation season in its Spring Celebration concert at 4 p.m. Sunday, April 26, at the Carson City Community Center, 851 E. …

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Mark Amodei, others meet with Nevada Rural Electric Association delegates (10)

April 18, 2015 — 

Congressman Mark Amodei, members of the Nevada State Senate and Assembly and the heads of several government agencies met with delegates to the 2015 Nevada Rural Electric Association (NREA) Legislative …

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Nevada Legislature: Bill requiring parental abortion notification clears hurdle (11)

April 17, 2015 — 

Nevada Assembly members approved a bill Friday that requires doctors to notify a girl’s parents before performing an abortion on a minor, in spite of concerns from Democrats that girls …

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Rite of Passage sues state over closure of Red Rock Academy (12)

April 17, 2015 — 

The contractor that ran Nevada’s only maximum security youth prison is suing the state over the closure of Rite of Passage’s Red Rock Academy north of Las Vegas. The Minden-based …

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Reno accused of illegally seizing property of homeless (13)

April 17, 2015 — 

RENO — A lawyer for a homeless Reno man has filed a civil rights lawsuit accusing sheriff’s deputies of routinely seizing and destroying homeless people’s property without prior notice or …

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Nevada Legislature: No action on PERS bill to alter pension fund, tackle liability (14)

April 17, 2015 — 

Assemblyman Randy Kirner, R-Reno, told the Nevada Ways and Means Committee on Wednesday putting new public workers into a hybrid 401k style plan, instead of the current PERS system, would …

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Auditions today for musical set in 1920s (15)

April 17, 2015 — 

Silver State Charter Schools is holding auditions for The Silver State Stars’ upcoming production of “Thoroughly Modern Millie, Jr., ” a musical about New York City in the 1920s, at …

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Highway 395 reopens as fire is contained (16)

April 17, 2015 — 

Three lanes of Highway 395 reopened around 6:45 p.m. as firefighters mopped up a fire that closed the highway for two hours around rush hour on Friday.Two hand crews are …

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Nevada Common Core testing OK as state offers mandate relief (17)

April 17, 2015 — 

LAS VEGAS — Limited testing was successful Friday in Nevada for the troubled Common Core assessments, but now the state is offering school districts leeway that could present an unprecedented …

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Nevada Legislature: Bill creating redistricting committee passes Assembly (18)

April 17, 2015 — 

Nevada lawmakers have passed a Republican-backed bill creating a committee to help the Legislature in redistricting. Lawmakers voted to approve AB252 on a party-line 24-17 vote on Thursday. The bill …

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Nevada Legislature: Senate OKs bill cracking down on teacher-student sex crimes (19)

April 17, 2015 — 

Nevada senators have passed a bill that would toughen penalties against teachers and other school workers who have sexual relationships with students. Senators unanimously approved SB192 on Friday. It now …

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Lake Tahoe Sustainability Action Plan wins national award (20)

April 17, 2015 — 

The Tahoe Regional Planning Agency’s (TRPA) Lake Tahoe Sustainability Action Plan is being recognized this month with a National Planning Achievement Award for Environmental Planning from the American Planning Association.The …

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