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Drought drying up Northern Nevada ranchers’ pocketbooks (1)

September 18, 2014 — 

The prolonged drought across the West is drying up profits for Northern Nevada ranchers. Last fall, Battle Mountain rancher Pete Tomera spent more than $300,000 on hay to feed his …

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Carson High School sophomores start Big Blue Flush (2)

September 18, 2014 — 

If you wake up with a toilet on your lawn, don’t be alarmed. It’s a fundraiser for the Carson High School class of 2017. Members of the sophomore class started …

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Prep Roundup: Carson corners a win (3)

September 18, 2014 — 

Virrueta’s corner kicks help power Senators to win The Hug Hawks represented the first of several litmus tests for Carson High’s boys soccer team. Thanks to two more goals by …

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FRIDAY NIGHT BREAKFAST: Olivares specializes in pancake blocks (4)

September 18, 2014 — 

ention pancakes to an offensive lineman, and their faces light up like a marquee on the Las Vegas strip. We’re not talking breakfast food here, though most, if not all …

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Carson residents wish bypass could be done quicker (5)

September 18, 2014 — 

Several dozen area residents turned out Wednesday to take a close look at the Nevada Department of Transportation’s plans for the final stretch of the Carson freeway with most saying …

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Carson High administrators pied in the face for good cause (with video) (6)

September 18, 2014 — 

Carson High School administrators took a pie the face Wednesday as a fundraiser for Link Crew, a program that pairs upperclassmen with freshmen to ease the transition to high school. …

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Carson City Airport Authority crafts capital plan (7)

September 18, 2014 — 

Carson City’s Airport Authority adopted a five year capital improvement program Wednesday night, one that included a “wish list” item for eventual land acquisition. Authority members voted unanimously for a …

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Bacon says Nevada delivered on luring Tesla Motors to Storey County (8)

September 18, 2014 — 

Lack of nearby residential development helped bring Tesla Motors’ battery plant to Northern Nevada, Ray Bacon, Nevada Manufacturing Association executive director, said Wednesday. Bacon, speaking to members of Nevada Business …

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Nevada judge pleads guilty in federal fraud case (9)

September 17, 2014 — 

LAS VEGAS — A longtime Nevada state court judge pleaded guilty Wednesday in a federal fraud case in a plea deal that cost him his elected position and his law …

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Carson City Sheriff’s Log: Man arrested on suspicion of drug paraphernalia (10)

September 17, 2014 — 

The following people were booked into the Carson City Jail. All are considered innocent until proven guilty in court. TUESDAY • At 12:56 a.m., a 33-year-old transient was jailed after …

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DA: Carson City public defender delivered defendant’s letter to victim (11)

September 17, 2014 — 

District Judge Todd Russell has ordered the public defender’s office to show cause why it should not be held in contempt of court for violating a restraining order. Jeremy Ryan …

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Ironman Tahoe officials eye smoke patterns; Sunday’s race still a go (12)

September 17, 2014 — 

Despite the region choking on smoke from the nearby King Fire, Ironman officials expect Sunday’s Lake Tahoe triathlon to occur as scheduled. “At this point in time, we are monitoring …

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NASA’s Maven spacecraft reaches Mars this weekend (13)

September 17, 2014 — 

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — Mars, get ready for another visitor or two. This weekend, NASA’s Maven spacecraft will reach the red planet following a 10-month journey spanning 442 million miles. …

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Dow closes at record after Fed keeps rates intact (14)

September 17, 2014 — 

NEW YORK — The stock market got the reassurance it wanted from the Federal Reserve Wednesday. The U.S. central bank signaled that it would keep its short-term interest rate near …

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Nevada official says $50M Lehman bond loss averted (15)

September 17, 2014 — 

LAS VEGAS — A Nevada official says a go-slow approach helped recoup $50 million in state funds that some feared was lost when investment firm Lehman Brothers filed for bankruptcy …

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Wells Fargo pays $290,000 in sex harassment case (16)

September 17, 2014 — 

RENO — Wells Fargo Bank has agreed to pay $290,000 to four tellers in Nevada to settle a same-sex sexual harassment case brought by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. …

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Truck firm could pay $5.5M+ in Amtrak crash near Fallon (17)

September 17, 2014 — 

RENO — A Nevada trucking company could be forced to pay more than $5.7 million if a judge formalizes a jury verdict that faulted one of its drivers for a …

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USA Parkway won’t delay Carson bypass (18)

September 17, 2014 — 

Nevada Department of Transportation Director Rudy Malfabon said this week moving the USA Parkway project up on the construction schedule won’t delay the final phase of the Carson bypass project. …

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Game plan for Cougars should be easier (19)

September 17, 2014 — 

One thing is certain, it will be much easier to prepare a game plan for Spanish Springs this year than it was in 2013. The Cougars, thanks to the 461-yard …

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Carson’s offense comes alive in romp (20)

September 17, 2014 — 

After two scoreless draws, the Carson High girls soccer team decided enough was enough. The Senators scored seven goals in the second half en route to an easy 9-0 win …

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