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Carson City hospital defends denial of Medicaid inmates (1)

January 28, 2015 — 

Carson Tahoe Regional Medical Center’s decision to stop accepting Medicaid eligible inmates as patients reared its head in the legislative overview of the governor’s budget on Tuesday. Carson Tahoe Health …

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Washoe Lake then and now (2)

January 28, 2015 — 

Anna Pittenger submitted this photo of two photos of Washoe Lake. The top photo was taken from the gazebo overlooking Washoe Lake in September 2011. The bottom photo was taken …

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100 more correctional officers ‘badly needed’ (3)

January 28, 2015 — 

Lawmakers were told Tuesday the Nevada Department of Corrections badly needs the 100 additional correctional officers the governor has proposed adding to ensure adequate staffing at Nevada’s prisons. Director Greg …

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Joining Forces enforcement program coming next month (4)

January 28, 2015 — 

Just under 70 percent of fatalities in Clark and Washoe counties year-to-date have been road users without the benefit of a vehicle to buffer them, or “vulnerable” road users. The …

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Valentine’s Day Crawl slated (5)

January 28, 2015 — 

Take the guesswork out of Valentine’s Day at the Devil Made Me Do It Saloon Crawl, Saturday, Feb. 14, in Virginia City, with colored cups that indicate relationship status — …

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Bunco Night raises funds for dental services for local children (6)

January 28, 2015 — 

A regional community coalition is hosting a Feb. 7 fundraiser it describes as “a fun night of good food and Bunco for a great cause.” Doors open at 5:30 p.m., …

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Pack frustrated by UNLV (7)

January 28, 2015 — 

RENO — The Nevada Wolf Pack suffered through yet another one of its frustrating and seemingly never-ending growing pains Tuesday night. “It hurts a lot,” junior center A.J. West said …

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Tiger girls on board for win (8)

January 28, 2015 — 

MINDEN — Leonna Mortimer and the Douglas High girls basketball team crashed the glass Friday night, and in the process, ran off with a 64-52 victory in its rivalry game …

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Prep roundup: Virginia City ‘Hess’ the edge over Excel (9)

January 28, 2015 — 

SPARKS — Clint Hess scored 32 points to lead Virginia City to a 55-46 win over Excel Christian in a Division IV boys basketball game Tuesday. VC improved to 9-0 …

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CHS roars past Tigers (10)

January 28, 2015 — 

MINDEN — Fast starts have been the norm for Carson High this season, and the Senators followed that trend on Tuesday night. The Senators held arch-rival Douglas scoreless for three …

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USAF Band to perform in Carson City (11)

January 28, 2015 — 

Mayor Robert Crowell, representing the City of Carson City, and the Carson City Chamber of Commerce is collaborating to bring the United States Air Force Band of Washington D.C. to …

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Glover returns as Douglas baseball program’s head man (12)

January 28, 2015 — 

MINDEN — A familiar face is returning as head coach of the Douglas High School baseball program. John Glover, who previously served as the Tigers head coach from 2003-10, is …

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Community roundup: Carson Middle wins South Tahoe event (13)

January 28, 2015 — 

The Carson Middle School eighth grade girls basketball team took first place at the South Tahoe Optimist Tournament on Jan. 23-24. The team beat Pau Wa Lu in the finals …

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Drop in the bucket still helps, even if just a little (14)

January 28, 2015 — 

Rain brought welcome relief to Carson City greenery and residents Tuesday, though it was insufficient to make even a dent in the ongoing drought. “Think of it this way,” said …

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Fallon police nab Reno men for passing counterfeit bills (15)

January 27, 2015 — 

Fallon Police Department arrested two Reno men Tuesday for passing counterfeit bills, reports Capt. Vern Ulrich. “Our agency has been investigating multiple reports of suspects passing counterfeit currency in Fallon …

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Nevada’s jobless rate hits lowest mark since June 2008 (16)

January 27, 2015 — 

Nevada’s unemployment rate fell to 6.8 percent in December — the first time the overall rate has been that low since June 2008. That’s the seasonally adjusted rate. The raw …

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Carson City Sheriff’s Log: Man arrested on suspicion of residential burglary (17)

January 27, 2015 — 

The following people were booked into the Carson City Jail. All are considered innocent until proven guilty in court. MONDAY • At 6:43 p.m., Gabriel Ramirez-Mendoza, 19 was arrested on …

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Unions brace for collective bargaining fight in Legislature (18)

January 27, 2015 — 

LAS VEGAS — Union leaders say they’re ready for the fight over collective bargaining that’s shaping up in the now Republican-controlled Nevada Legislature. The Nevada State AFL-CIO held a press …

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Nevada inmate serving time for making child pornography dies in Carson City (19)

January 27, 2015 — 

Authorities say a 78-year-old inmate jailed for producing child pornography and statutory sexual seduction died at a Carson City prison hospital. Nevada Department of Corrections officials said Monday Robert Haase …

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Reno helicopter company to offer charters to wine country (20)

January 27, 2015 — 

Reno Tahoe Helicopters is expanding its business to offer charter service to the California wine country, hard-to-reach fly fishing spots and shuttle serve between the Reno Tahoe International Airport and …

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