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PERS retirement package bill to get hearing Monday (1)

March 28, 2015 — 

Earlier this month, Assemblyman Glenn Trowbridge, R-Las Vegas, introduced AB312, a bill that will reform the Public Employees Retirement System (PERS) by increasing the age a person could receive full …

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Nevada Legislature: Cliven Bundy brings cause to lawmakers (2)

March 28, 2015 — 

Some of the biggest feuds in recent Nevada history are spilling into Carson City during Week 9 of the legislative session. Rancher Cliven Bundy will bring his beef with the …

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California Chrome 2nd in Dubai (3)

March 28, 2015 — 

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Prince Bishop pulled away from race favorite California Chrome on the home straight to win the $10 million Dubai World Cup by two and …

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VAMDAL 2015 sees support from all areas of Nevada (4)

March 28, 2015 — 

Veterans and Military Day at the Legislature (VAMDAL) was held at the Nevada State Legislature Thursday, March 26, with over 120 veteran leaders from around the state and 150 high …

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Grant awarded for Lake Tahoe electric vehicle readiness plan (5)

March 28, 2015 — 

The California Energy Commission has approved a $200,000 grant for the Tahoe Regional Planning Agency to create a Plug-In Electric Vehicle Readiness Plan for the Tahoe-Truckee Region.The plan will assess …

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Forest Service to open some Lake Tahoe recreation facilities early (6)

March 28, 2015 — 

The U.S. Forest Service Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit will open some recreational facilities on April 1 for the season. “With the spring-like weather we’ve been having, we’re shifting Forest …

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Four arrested in Fernley (7)

March 28, 2015 — 

The Lyon County Sheriff’s Office arrested four people after a felony fugitive was located on C Street in Fernley Thursday afternoon.Dusten Anderson, who’s allegedly wanted on robbery and extortion charges, …

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Pundits say Reid’s departure is going to have dramatic impact on the state (8)

March 28, 2015 — 

Two of Nevada’s foremost political observers say Harry Reid’s decision to retire at the end of 2016 will have a much more profound impact than just reshaping the 2016 election.“I …

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Local sports roundup: Carson City’s WNC softball splits (9)

March 28, 2015 — 

HENDERSON — Kristina George tossed a two-hit shutout and Western Nevada College nearly recovered from a nine-run deficit as the Wildcats split a Scenic West Athletic Conference softball doubleheader at …

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Carson City’s WNC baseball splits with CSN (10)

March 28, 2015 — 

It was a game Western Nevada needed to win, and it was two of the Wildcats’ lesser-known players who made it happen.After a hit batsman forced in the go-ahead run, …

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Teri’s Notebook: Carson City business owner plunges again (11)

March 28, 2015 — 

For the 11th straight year since the event began, Ted Rupert, general manager of Rupert’s Auto Body, has taken the plunge into Lake Tahoe to raise money for Special Olympics. …

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Carson City Kiwanis prepare for Easter Egg Hunt (12)

March 28, 2015 — 

Carson High School Key Club member Rosidelia Bautista, 16, helps to fill 8,000 plastic Easter eggs Friday. Carson City Kiwanis’ 38th annual Easter egg hunt will be at 11 a.m. …

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Reaction to Sen. Harry Reid’s retirement announcement (13)

March 28, 2015 — 

U.S. Sen. Harry Reid said Friday he won’t seek re-election in 2016. Officials reacted to the Senate Democratic leader’s announcement he’s retiring after five terms: ••• “Harry Reid is a …

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California Chrome in action Saturday (14)

March 27, 2015 — 

California Chrome, co-owned by Steve Coburn of Topaz Lake, will be in action again on Saturday when he races in the Dubai World Cup.California Chrome, the reigning Kentucky Derby and …

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Carson City Sheriff’s Log: Felony arrests made on battery, drug-related charges (15)

March 27, 2015 — 

The following people were booked into the Carson City Jail. All are considered innocent until proven guilty in court.THURSDAY• At 2:46 p.m., Brian Rekoske, 42, was arrested on suspicion of …

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Carson City taxable sales up 24.1 percent in January (16)

March 27, 2015 — 

January was a banner month for Carson City businesses with taxable sales rising 24.1 percent compared to the first month in 2014.Carson City Finance Director Nick Providenti said while numerous …

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Police say extortion investigation not targeting lawmakers (17)

March 27, 2015 — 

Las Vegas police say they aren’t targeting any members of the Nevada Legislature as part of a political extortion investigation. Police issued a statement Friday saying the investigation into alleged …

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State scrambles as Sen. Harry Reid announces retirement (18)

March 27, 2015 — 

LAS VEGAS — Sen. Harry Reid’s surprise announcement that he will retire at the end of his term throws Nevada into a frenzy about who might replace the man who …

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Lawyer: ‘Indifference’ led to inmate death, prison silence (19)

March 27, 2015 — 

LAS VEGAS — A four-month wait for information about the death of a Nevada prison inmate who a witness said was handcuffed when he was shot to death by a …

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Rebidding to delay Carson City animal shelter project (20)

March 27, 2015 — 

City government is pushing back an anticipated Carson City animal shelter ground breaking because project bids came in over a design team’s forecast, according to City Manager Nick Marano. “We …

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