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How will Nevada handle Obama’s historic anti-pollution push? (1)

August 1, 2015 — 

The Obama administration is embarking on an unprecedented push to limit the amount of carbon pollution from the nation’s power plants, and Nevada expects to find out this week how …

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Nevada likely to land NASA contract for drone testing (2)

August 1, 2015 — 

LAS VEGAS — Nevada officials are gearing up for the arrival of NASA drones. The state is in final negotiations to allow the space agency to test unmanned aerial vehicles …

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Once in a Blue Moon (3)

August 1, 2015 — 

A view of the ‘Blue Moon’ Friday night. A Blue Moon refers to the second full moon of the month with Friday’s moon being the second full moon of July. …

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Silver Dollar Car Classic in Carson City (4)

August 1, 2015 — 

The Silver Dollar Car Classic continues today. Events include a Kiwanis pancake breakfast from 8 to 10:30 a.m., followed by registration from 8 to 10:30 a.m. in Mills Park. The …

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BULLS AND BRONCS IN CARSON CITY (5)

August 1, 2015 — 

Today’s fair scheduleAmerican Farriers Assoc — 6 a.m. to 1 p.m. at horse show arenaPee Wee Calves, Lambs & Goat Show — 9 a.m. at livestock show ringPaul Maurer Shows …

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Teri Vance: Family seeking donations to bury mother of six (6)

August 1, 2015 — 

The family of a local woman who died this month after her second battle with cancer is asking the community for help with her burial costs and to take care …

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Mayor leaves imprint on USNS Carson City (7)

August 1, 2015 — 

Calling it a “proud moment for the entire community,” Mayor Robert Crowell signed his initials into a steel plate to signify that USNS Carson City’s keel has been truly and …

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Carson City Sheriff’s Log: Man claiming to be director of FBI arrested (8)

August 1, 2015 — 

The following people were booked into the Carson City Jail. All are considered innocent until proven guilty in court.THURSDAYAt 1:44 p.m., Jim Banuelos, 45, of Carson City was arrested on …

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Carson City’s Vega to coach at Oklahoma (9)

August 1, 2015 — 

Brandi Vega has been involved in soccer for as long as she can remember, but always as a player.This week all that changed. Vega, the all-time leading scorer in Carson …

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Nevada Appeal at 150: March 8, 1970: Eclipse awes millions; except for one gray fox (10)

August 1, 2015 — 

Eclipse awes millions; except for one gray foxMajestically, the moon moved across the face of the sun Saturday, the sky darkened and a great shadow swept the earth. Millions looked …

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Hot August Nights in Virginia City (11)

August 1, 2015 — 

Virginia City hosted the first official day of Hot August Nights for 2015 Friday. Approximately 100 classic autos lined ‘C’ Street and many events were planned throughout the day. …

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1st legal medical pot sold in Nevada 15 years after approved (12)

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 (13)

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 (14)

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 (15)

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 (16)

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 (17)

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 (18)

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 (19)

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 (20)

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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