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Game-changer: Vegas moves toward arcade-style video gambling (1)

June 30, 2015 — 

LAS VEGAS — Bragging rights are usually the only reward at the end of a well-played video game. But what if high scores came with cash, too? Nevada is on …

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Flash flood warning issued for Douglas, Lyon counties until 7 (2)

June 30, 2015 — 

The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood warning for northeastern Douglas County and Lyon County until 7 p.m. tonight.At 3:55 p.m. radar indicated a thunderstorm producing heavy rain …

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Carson City Sheriff’s Office: Woman arrested on suspicion of multiple felonies (3)

June 30, 2015 — 

The following people were booked into the Carson City Jail. All are considered innocent until proven guilty in court.Carson CityMONDAYAt 4:48 p.m., Michael Robinson, 34, of Reno, was arrested on …

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Sausage factory acquired (4)

June 30, 2015 — 

Reno-based food processor and distributor Sierra Meat and Seafood has acquired the Sausage Factory of Carson City. Terms of the deal between the two privately held companies were not disclosed. …

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Carson High School speech and debate students return from nationals (5)

June 30, 2015 — 

Carson High School students recently returned from the National Speech and Debate Tournament, a week-long tournament in Dallas that brought about 3,000 students in competition in 10 main events. Carson …

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Millions to travel; gas prices moderating? (6)

June 30, 2015 — 

Millions of motorists intend to hit the road for Independence Day as gasoline pump prices moderated slightly nationally and in Nevada heading into the holiday weekend. According to a AAA …

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Carson all star teams post big wins (7)

June 30, 2015 — 

Two Carson City all-star teams used different methods to stay alive in the consolation round of the District 1 tournament Monday night at Governors Field.The 12-year-olds, who had been plagued …

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John R. Bullis: Everyone needs at least a will (8)

June 30, 2015 — 

We all will die sometime. If we care about the survivors, we need to have a will.Some folks will have a trust in addition to the will. The will usually …

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JoAnne Skelly: Using pesticides safely (9)

June 30, 2015 — 

Recently, I saw a woman in a bucket on a crane attached to a truck spraying her elm trees. She wore no protective gear while spraying. A man, also without …

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Carson City Chamber of Commerce marks 70 years with celebration at Nevada State Prison (10)

June 30, 2015 — 

After three score and 10 stacking time and doing business, the Carson City Chamber of Commerce busted into prison Monday with nearly 400 fall partners.It was all in the spirit …

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Carson City Sheriff’s Office: Woman arrested on suspicion of battery and assault (11)

June 30, 2015 — 

The following people were booked into the Carson City Jail. All are considered innocent until proven guilty in court.Carson CityFRIDAYAt 9:20 a.m., a 33-year-old Albuquerque, N.M., man was arrested on …

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Las Vegas seeks solutions to tourist traffic on Strip (12)

June 29, 2015 — 

LAS VEGAS — For a travel destination that offers helicopter tours and jaunts in rented luxury vehicles, getting from point A to point B in Las Vegas can nonetheless pose …

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Carson City drug ring members enter guilty and no contest pleas in court (13)

June 29, 2015 — 

Six of the individuals involved in a major drug bust in March entered guilty or no contest pleas in District Court Monday.Elvin Fred, Tawnee Johnson, James Tito, Michelle Rendleman, Aaron …

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Nevada, Western states challenge new federal water rules (14)

June 29, 2015 — 

Nevada Attorney General Adam Laxalt is joining 12 other states in pressing a lawsuit against new federal agency rules that could expand powers over state and local water sources. Laxalt …

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Rand Paul touts small government ideals on Nevada tour (15)

June 29, 2015 — 

Speaking to supporters from rural Elko to a Las Vegas convention center, Republican presidential candidate Sen. Rand Paul said on Monday that his path to a presidential nomination relies strongly …

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Fourth of July events for Northern Nevada (16)

June 29, 2015 — 

The Nevada State Railroad Museum’s Fourth of July celebration Friday through Sunday offers a parade of trains, featuring the Inyo, No. 25 and the McKeen car, at 9 a.m. each …

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In & Out fracas prompts arrest (17)

June 29, 2015 — 

What was described as a “melee” by deputies resulted in an arrest Sunday night at the In & Out Burger in Indian Hills.Douglas County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to a …

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California resident Harvinder Singh reported victim in Sunday fatal (18)

June 29, 2015 — 

A 22-year-old Sloughhouse, Calif., resident was killed in a head-on collision on Highway 395 south of Gardnerville.Harvinder Singh was the driver of a Honda Pilot that was trying to pass …

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Volunteers sought to clean trashed Tahoe beaches after Fourth of July (19)

June 29, 2015 — 

LAKE TAHOE, Calif. — As thousands of visitors look to ring in the Fourth of July at Lake Tahoe, hundreds of volunteers will hit area beaches on Sunday, July 5, …

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Big job gains could lengthen quick Reno-Sparks commutes (20)

June 29, 2015 — 

REN — Focused the past two decades on new highway construction, transportation officials are now eying expanding bus transit routes, car pooling and other ride-sharing opportunities in the Reno-Sparks area …

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