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Carson City Sheriff’s Log: Man was arrested on suspicion of felony domestic battery (1)

October 1, 2014 — 

The following people were booked into the Carson City Jail. All are considered innocent until proven guilty in court. TUESDAY • At 8:50 a.m., a 57-year-old transient was arrested on …

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Costco donation beautifies Carson City (2)

October 1, 2014 — 

Costco General Manager Bob Tote generously donated 900 1-gallon multi-color mum plants to beautify the downtown and create a splash of color to the medians and other areas that could …

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Elko man who mutilated cat sent to boot camp (3)

October 1, 2014 — 

ELKO — A 21-year-old Elko man who pleaded guilty to attempted animal mutilation after he admitted hacking a cat to death with a sword has been ordered to spend six …

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FALL COLORS, SUMMER TEMPS (4)

October 1, 2014 — 

Signs of fall are beginning to appear along the trails of Riverview Park, although temperatures will feel more summer like as daytime highs will be in the 80s by Saturday. …

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Prep roundup: Carson girls soccer beats Wooster (5)

October 1, 2014 — 

RENO — The biggest news from the Carson-Wooster girls soccer match was Carson’s defense finally gave up a goal after posting six straight shutouts. Carson got goals from Melissa Glanzmann, …

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Carson VB takes down Damonte (6)

October 1, 2014 — 

RENO — The Northern Division I volleyball season hasn’t even reached the halfway mark, but Tuesday’s Carson-Damonte Ranch match-up had the intensity and drama of a post-season match. Carson stretched …

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Carson City’s taxable sales increase 4.7 percent (7)

October 1, 2014 — 

Statewide taxable sales increased 6.3 percent in July to just more than $4 billion. All major categories from construction to auto sales, general merchandise and food and beverage sales were …

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Carson City sales tax increase kicks in today (8)

October 1, 2014 — 

Buying an average-priced new car in Carson City will cost you about $40 more beginning today because of a higher sales tax. That’s because of a local boost by one-eighth …

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Election 2014: Congress District 2 candidates spar at Carson City Community Center (9)

October 1, 2014 — 

Democrat Kristin Spees of Incline Village charged Rep. Mark Amodei, R-Nev., hasn’t done enough in the three years he has been in that office. “Look at his voting record. Roads …

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Election 2014: Nevada Lt. Gov. candidates tout backgrounds at Carson City Community Center (10)

October 1, 2014 — 

Candidates for Lieutenant Governor Lucy Flores and Mark Hutchison come to the issues — especially education — from diverse ends of the spectrum. Flores, a Democratic Assemblywoman from Las Vegas, …

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Flume half marathon to be held Saturday at Lake Tahoe (11)

October 1, 2014 — 

The first Tahoe Flume Trail Fall Classic Half Marathon will be Saturday at 9 a.m. The race will begin at Spooner State Park with a briefing at 8:50 a.m. The …

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Carson City Sheriff’s Log: Man arrested on suspicion of battering a woman (12)

September 30, 2014 — 

The following people were booked into the Carson City Jail. All are considered innocent until proven guilty in court. MONDAY • At 3:35 p.m., a 58-year-old Reno man was arrested …

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Officials confirm first Ebola case diagnosed in U.S. (13)

September 30, 2014 — 

DALLAS — A patient being treated at a Dallas hospital has tested positive for Ebola, the first case of the disease to be diagnosed in the United States, federal health …

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Tesla Motors gigafactory plant could spur labor boom (14)

September 30, 2014 — 

Construction of Tesla’s multi-million-square-foot battery production plant at Tahoe Reno Industrial Center is expected to employ thousands of construction workers, and that could help rebuild a large portion of the …

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Nevada Day Art Exhibit seeks regional artists for Oct. 25 show (15)

September 30, 2014 — 

The Nevada Artists Association invites local and regional artists and photographers to enter it’s 64th Annual “Nevada Day” Art Exhibit at Carson City’s Brewery Arts Center NAA Gallery. This judged …

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Sen. Harry Reid playing major role in Senate races (16)

September 30, 2014 — 

WASHINGTON — Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid has twice won elections he was supposed to lose. If Democrats maintain control of the Senate in November, much of the credit will …

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California becomes first state to ban plastic bags (17)

September 30, 2014 — 

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Gov. Jerry Brown on Tuesday signed the nation’s first statewide ban on single-use plastic bags at grocery and convenience stores, driven to action by pollution in streets …

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Eldorado National Forest reopens portions of King Fire area (18)

September 30, 2014 — 

Some popular recreation areas will be re-opened to the public today, announced Forest Supervisor Laurence Crabtree. Recreation areas such as the Rubicon Jeep Trail, Wrights Lake, Desolation Wilderness and the …

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Report: Sagebrush habitat fuels $88 million into Nevada economy (19)

September 30, 2014 — 

RENO — Visitors to federal rangelands with significant tracts of sagebrush pumped about $1 billion into the economy in 11 Western states last year, according to a study released Tuesday …

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Election 2014: Candidates for Assembly District 40 united against margins tax (20)

September 29, 2014 — 

All three candidates for Carson City’s Assembly District 40 turned out for the League of Women Voters forum Monday night. But of the three running for Senate District 16 representing …

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