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Tahoe Fire captain faces federal child porn charge (1)

January 31, 2015 — 

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. — South Lake Tahoe Fire Department Capt. Mark Wygant was federally charged with receiving child pornography Friday morning. Only one charge was presented against Wygant in …

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Nevada prisons chief Greg Cox wants funds to build new death chamber at Ely State Prison (2)

January 31, 2015 — 

Nevada has more than 80 inmates on death row, and it hasn’t put a prisoner to death since 2006. It has no executions scheduled, either. But state prisons chief Greg …

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13 apply for Nevada’s Ninth Judicial District seat (3)

January 31, 2015 — 

A total of 13 lawyers have applied for the Ninth Judicial District seat vacated by Michael Gibbons. Gibbons left the post after being named to the newly-created Intermediate Appellate Court. …

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Snow survey reflects dismal January (4)

January 31, 2015 — 

ECHO SUMMIT, Calif. — California’s second snow survey this winter found the Sierra Nevada snowpack is far below normal after a dry, unusually warm January. The survey on Thursday found …

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Teri’s notebook: Sadly, Carson City’s Fuji Park trees being removed (5)

January 31, 2015 — 

Even before they were part of a city park, the trees at Fuji Park were important to Dee Dee Foremaster — particularly the giant cottonwood. “We had picnics under that …

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Senators ‘Preston’ for win (6)

January 31, 2015 — 

Her steal, layup give Carson the victory It was a game the Carson High’s girls basketball team needed to win, and thanks to the fourth-quarter efforts of Michelle Perry, Teresa …

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Sophomores carry CHS to win (7)

January 31, 2015 — 

Carson High fans got a look at the future and it looks bright indeed. With senior forward Cameron Price sidelined by the flu, the Senators relied on sophomores Jayden DeJoseph, …

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Local sports roundup: WNC softball goes toe-to-toe in loss to No. 12 team (8)

January 31, 2015 — 

HENDERSON — The sample size was only five innings, but Western Nevada College’s softball team proved in its season opener on Friday that it could go swing for swing with …

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Bill would ban guns for people convicted of domestic abuse (9)

January 31, 2015 — 

CARSON CITY — Nevada state Sen. Debbie Smith said she’ll introduce a bill this legislative session to keep guns away from people convicted of domestic violence. But it likely faces …

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Immigration suit moving forward after Laxalt and Sandoval talk (10)

January 31, 2015 — 

CARSON CITY — Gov. Brian Sandoval and Attorney General Adam Laxalt have talked about an immigration lawsuit Laxalt filed earlier this week, and the suit is moving forward in spite …

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Dip in 2014 gaming win blamed on lagging Baccarat (11)

January 31, 2015 — 

Total gaming win by Nevada casinos fell 1.1 percent in 2014, ending a streak of four consecutive increases. And according to Gaming Control Board Analyst Mike Lawton, the problem was …

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Sec. of State aims for voter ID, smoother business licensing (12)

January 31, 2015 — 

CARSON CITY — Barbara Cegavske knows her way around the statehouse in Carson City after spending 18 years in the Nevada Legislature. But her recent promotion to Secretary of State …

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ON TARGET (13)

January 31, 2015 — 

Caydee Farnworth, 11, lets one fly at Fritsch Elementary Thursday. Students scores from this archery event will be scored at the state meet on Feb. 5 in Las Vegas. Last …

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Carson City Sheriff’s Log: Man arrested on suspicion of felony child neglect (14)

January 30, 2015 — 

The following people were booked into the Carson City Jail. All are considered innocent until proven guilty in court. THURSDAY • At 2:59 p.m., Shawna Martinez, 46, was arrested on …

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Former U.S. Attorney jailed for tax violations (15)

January 30, 2015 — 

Former U.S. Attorney for Nevada Larry Semenza has been sentenced to 18 months in federal prison for failing to file his individual and corporate income tax returns. Semenza, 72, was …

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Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Lake Tahoe opens to large crowd (16)

January 30, 2015 — 

STATELINE, Nev. — Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Lake Tahoe celebrated its grand opening with a mass of people Wednesday night as crowds eagerly awaited a taste of Tahoe’s newest …

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Governor’s business fee proposal: Everyone pays (17)

January 30, 2015 — 

Governor lays out business tax plan based on national system Gov. Brian Sandoval laid out details of his proposed Business License Fee, a plan based on the North American Industry …

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Regulators issue final volumes in Nevada nuclear dump report (18)

January 30, 2015 — 

LAS VEGAS — Findings released Thursday by analysts in the federal agency with the power to give the go-ahead for a proposed national nuclear waste dump in Nevada appear to …

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Judge narrows suit against Catalyst (19)

January 30, 2015 — 

In a verbal order issued from the bench, District Judge James Todd Russell on Thursday sharply narrowed the lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of the governor’s Catalyst Fund. That fund, with …

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celebrating WINTERFEST (20)

January 30, 2015 — 

The underclassmen chosen for the Carson High Winterfest Royalty Court on Thursday night at the Arlington Square ice rink were left to right: Freshmen Zach Schmidt and Lauren Lemburg, juniors …

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