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Johnson Lane residents explore forming general improvement district (1)

February 27, 2015 — 

Gardnerville, Nev. — The proposal by a county road task force to establish a district to raise money for feeder streets has prompted Johnson Lane residents to organize their own …

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Nevada gambling regulators sign off on Olympic betting (2)

February 27, 2015 — 

Come summer 2016, when the best of the best athletes climb podiums wearing gold, silver and bronze medals, Las Vegas gamblers could very well be counting their green.Nevada gambling regulators …

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MINTY FRESH (3)

February 27, 2015 — 

Senate Majority Leader Michael Roberson, right, and Assembly Speaker John Hambrick display the first freshly minted commemorative medallions of the 2015 Nevada Legislative Session Thursday at the Nevada State Museum.Assembly …

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Veterans seek funding for housing (4)

February 27, 2015 — 

A fundraising campaign is under way to raise $270,000 for an affordable housing unit for veterans. Kicked off with the Soar Like an Eagle benefit concert, Welcome All Veterans Everywhere …

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Nevada Legislature: Judiciary hears bill to protect sellers of defective products (5)

February 27, 2015 — 

Senate Majority Leader Michael Roberson, R-Las Vegas, told the Judiciary Committee on Thursday innocent product sellers shouldn’t be “dragged into court” to defend faulty products.The measure is one of several …

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School bond, prevailing wage bill faces bumpy Assembly ride (6)

February 27, 2015 — 

A bill that promises more money for a backlog of school construction projects but would suspend wage rules favored by Democrats faced even more opposition in the Nevada Assembly than …

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Another theft at Topsy Lane Walmart (7)

February 27, 2015 — 

Two men alleged to be connected to a Jan. 28 theft at the Topsy Lane Walmart struck again Feb. 21.Deputies were contacted after a man was seen running from the …

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Carson City’s WNC still holding out hope for a reprieve (8)

February 27, 2015 — 

Don’t count out the Western Nevada College sports programs just yet.D.J. Whittemore said before Thursday’s doubleheader split with College of Southern Idaho that school president Chet Burton told him Wednesday …

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Van Rensselaer 18that state ski meet (9)

February 26, 2015 — 

Carson High’s Ian Van Rensselaer finished 18th in the giant slalom at the state ski championship on Wednesday.Teammate Alison Greene was 32nd in the giant slalom. …

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Pool helps Carson City’s WNC split twin-bill (10)

February 26, 2015 — 

Corey Pool is on a longball hot streak.Pool homered in back-to-back games to help the Western Nevada College baseball team split its Scenic West Athletic Conference doubleheader Thursday at John …

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Carson City Sheriff’s Office office warns of slick roadways (11)

February 26, 2015 — 

With the potential for precipitation coming into Carson City, the Carson City Sheriff’s Office is warning motorists to use caution when driving on wet roads.“Some of our dry roadways are …

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Sen. Dean Heller joins coalition to prevent sexual assaults on campus (12)

February 26, 2015 — 

Sen. Dean Heller, R-Nev., has joined a bipartisan group of 12 in sponsoring legislation to prevent sexual assaults on the nation’s college campuses.The legislation would establish campus resources and support …

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Carson City School District seeks input on 2015-16 calendar (13)

February 26, 2015 — 

The Carson City School District is seeking public input on the 2015-2016 school year calendar. Visit www.carsoncityschools.com and under “News/Announcements” is a draft of the 2015/2016 calendar along with an …

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Carson City Sheriff’s Log: Man arrested on suspicion of possession of meth (14)

February 26, 2015 — 

The following people were booked into the Carson City Jail. All are considered innocent until proven guilty in court.FRIDAY• At 5:20 p.m., Scott Byzbir, 50, was arrested on suspicion of …

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Nevada Legislature: Committee passes bill raising bar for Millennium Scholarship (15)

February 26, 2015 — 

A Nevada Senate committee has passed a bill that would require students to take more college credits to qualify for the Millennium Scholarship. The Senate Education Committee passed SB128 on …

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Nevada Legislature: Bill would regulate ‘roll your own’ cigarette machines (16)

February 26, 2015 — 

Nevada lawmakers will hear the first details of a bill that would require the owners of manual cigarette machines obtain business licenses from the state. AB83 would require owners of …

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Carson City sees 3.9% increase in December taxable sales; state up 10.2% (17)

February 26, 2015 — 

Driven by a 37 percent increase in accommodations, statewide taxable sales rose 10.2 percent in Dec., 2014.Total sales in the state topped $4.86 billion with 12 of the state’s 17 …

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Nevada Sen. Dean Heller introduces geothermal permits bill (18)

February 26, 2015 — 

Sen. Dean Heller, R-Nev., has introduced legislation he said is going to streamline and simplify the review process for Geothermal exploration.He said the current process is “grueling.”“What’s worse is these …

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Carson City breaks ground on $8.3 million multi-purpose athletic center (MAC) (with video) (19)

February 26, 2015 — 

Spadework reached the down-and-dirty stage Thursday when ground was broken for Carson City’s new $8.3 million athletic center.Until now, spadework was a metaphorical term referring to decisions and drawings rather …

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Nevada Legislature: School bond, prevailing wage bill faces bumpy Assembly ride (20)

February 26, 2015 — 

A bill that promises more money for a backlog of school construction projects but would suspend wage rules favored by Democrats faced even more opposition in the Nevada Assembly than …

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