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1 dead, 2 missing after boat found in Pyramid Lake (1)

November 25, 2014 — 

RENO, Nev. — Authorities say one fisherman is dead and two others are missing after their boat was found capsized at Pyramid Lake in northern Nevada. Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe …

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Sheriff’s tips to prevent crime during holidays (2)

November 25, 2014 — 

With the holiday season here the Carson City Sheriff’s Office would like to remind the community of some precautions that will reduce the chances of becoming a victim. While many …

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Two who robbed 101-year-old sentenced to max (3)

November 25, 2014 — 

The two men who robbed a 101-year-old veteran on Memorial Day could serve up to 35 years in prison. District Judge James Wilson on Tuesday gave Robbie Hernandez, 28, and …

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September sales taxes up statewide and in Carson City (4)

November 25, 2014 — 

Despite weak performance by auto dealers and general merchandise stores — Carson City’s two biggest taxable sales categories — the capital reported a 6.3 percent increase in total sales for …

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Carson City Sheriff’s Log: Two inmates booked on additional charges after fight (5)

November 25, 2014 — 

The following people were booked into the Carson City Jail. All are considered innocent until proven guilty in court. MONDAY • At 9:48 a.m., a 48-year-old transient was arrested on …

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Outgoing Nevada AG will become higher ed official (6)

November 25, 2014 — 

LAS VEGAS — Nevada’s outgoing attorney general will become a top official in the Nevada System of Higher Education starting next year. The system announced Tuesday that Catherine Cortez Masto …

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Judge in Reno taking up Nevada-Uber legal fight (7)

November 25, 2014 — 

RENO — A state court judge in Reno ruled Tuesday that taxi companies can’t join a civil lawsuit filed by state regulators to put the brakes on ride-sharing company Uber …

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Nevada election results certified as official (8)

November 25, 2014 — 

LAS VEGAS — The Nevada Supreme Court on Tuesday certified the results of the November election, making official the Republican Party’s historic victories across the state. The numbers didn’t change …

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Black Thursday: Thanksgiving to trump Black Friday (9)

November 25, 2014 — 

NEW YORK — Thanksgiving could be the best day to shop all year. An analysis of sales data and store circulars by two research firms contradicts conventional wisdom that Black …

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Storm may snarl trip for Thanksgiving travelers (10)

November 25, 2014 — 

MINEOLA, N.Y. — A nor’easter was expected to develop along the East Coast just as millions of travelers head to their Thanksgiving destinations, bringing mostly rain close to the coast, …

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1 killed, 2 hurt in South Lake Tahoe crash (11)

November 25, 2014 — 

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE — One person was killed and two people seriously injured in an early morning single-car crash at South Lake Tahoe. South Lake Tahoe Police say a 21-year-old …

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Nevada DMV warns of pre- and post-Thanksgiving crowds (12)

November 25, 2014 — 

Officials at the Nevada Department of Motor Vehicles are warning customers that their offices are notoriously crowded and busy the day before Thanksgiving and the Monday after the holiday weekend. …

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John R. Bullis: The tax implications of marriage (13)

November 24, 2014 — 

First of all, don’t let financial matters be more important than your personal relationships. But if you are planning to get married, it might save some taxes for you to …

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JoAnne Skelly: Guidelines for feeding birds in the winter (14)

November 24, 2014 — 

Gardeners love to be connected to the outdoors, even when the cold of winter keeps us indoors. One way to enjoy nature when confined inside is to hang bird feeders …

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David Sayen: Two ways to get Medicare benefits (15)

November 24, 2014 — 

You may not realize it, but there are actually two ways to receive your Medicare benefits. The best-known way is original Medicare. With original Medicare, you can choose any doctor, …

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Healthy respect has made Carson-Reed a great rivalry (16)

November 24, 2014 — 

The Carson-Reed football rivalry has turned into one of the best in Northern Nevada since 2008. The teams have played six times with each team winning three. They tee it …

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Yerington man jailed after Friday shooting (17)

November 24, 2014 — 

A 74-year-old Yerington man is in custody in Lyon County Jail after he allegedly shot a man after an altercation on Friday. The Yerington Police Department says it was called …

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Carson City Sheriff’s Log: Man arrested on suspicion of hitting another with a flashlight (18)

November 24, 2014 — 

The following people were booked into the Carson City Jail. All are considered innocent until proven guilty in court. FRIDAY • At 4:39 p.m., a 35-year-old woman was arrested on …

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Agencies participate in ‘active shooter’ training exercise at Carson City Courthouse (19)

November 24, 2014 — 

Carson residents passing the courthouse on Sunday probably thought something horrible had just occurred. There were police vehicles from Carson City, Douglas and Lyon counties, fire trucks as well, a …

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Carson City DA-elect names chief civil deputy (20)

November 24, 2014 — 

Carson City District Attorney-elect Jason Woodbury has named Adriana Fralick as chief deputy in the civil division. She replaces Randall Munn who is retiring in December. “Her experience and background, …

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