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Aggressive gopher: Where’s Bill Murray when you need him? (1)

November 20, 2014 — 

HAMPTON, N.H. — A New Hampshire man says he was working in his garage when a groundhog he had seen in his backyard charged at him. Gary McGrath of Hampton …

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ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT BRIEFS (2)

November 20, 2014 — 

Kelso book signing Fernley author Mary Jean Kelso recently received word that two of her books are now in English Braille. A copy of the translation into braille of her …

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Fall is full of musicals (3)

November 20, 2014 — 

“Sven Brides for Seven Brothers” presents two more productions this weekend — tonight and Saturday at the Churchill County High School theater. Tickets are $10 for adults 13 and older …

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Area composer premiering two works with Sinfonia (4)

November 19, 2014 — 

The Carson Valley Sinfonia will present its annual fall concert at 4 p.m. Sunday in the CVIC Hall, 1602 Esmeralda Ave. in Minden. The free concert will feature the premiere …

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November 19, 2014 — 

Craig Fletcher will perform with Mick Valentino at 6:30 p.m. today at Glen Eagles, 3700 N. Carson St. Fletcher will perform with Terri Campillo and Rocky Tatarelli at 6:30 p.m. …

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’Rock of Ages’ will close on Broadway in January (6)

November 18, 2014 — 

NEW YORK — It’s the final countdown for Broadway’s only hair metal musical. Producers of “Rock of Ages” said Tuesday that the show — now the 27th longest running show …

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Why is reality TV reaching into scripted TV? (7)

November 18, 2014 — 

NEW YORK — Can a zebra change its stripes? Not likely. But these days numerous reality-based networks are sporting new stripes in the form of scripted fare as they move …

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’Dumb and Dumber To’ tops box office with $38.1M (8)

November 17, 2014 — 

NEW YORK — At the movies, idiocy never goes out of style. Twenty years after the 1994 original, “Dumb and Dumber To” opened with $38.1 million at the weekend box …

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ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT BRIEFS (9)

November 13, 2014 — 

Polar Express tickets selling fast Less days from departure, tickets aboard the 2014 Polar Express train are on the fast track to sell out. Even with the addition of more …

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WNC’s ‘My Fair Lady’ runs through Nov. 23 (10)

November 13, 2014 — 

Since the mid-1950s, theatre goers have been entranced by the Broadway hit musical “May Fair Lady.” Often referred to as “the perfect musical,” the Western Nevada Musical Theatre Company revives …

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Eureka: Proud of its history (11)

November 13, 2014 — 

History lives in every brick and stone building in the historic Central Nevada mining town of Eureka. In fact, with the possible exception of Virginia City, no other Silver State …

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Bluegrass echoes through the halls (12)

November 13, 2014 — 

Some tickets remain for the concert by John Jorgenson’s Bluegrass Band at the Art Center tomorrow night. Doors open at 7 p.m. and the show begins at 8 p.m. It’s …

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Community musical features all-star cast (13)

November 13, 2014 — 

Rising Sun Gallery and Art Studio and the Fallon Community Theatre presents “Seven Brides for Seven Brothers” Friday and Saturday and Nov. 20-22 at the Churchill County High School. Tickets …

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Carson City live entertainment (14)

November 12, 2014 — 

Craig Fletcher will perform with Mick Valentino at 6:30 p.m. today at Glen Eagles, 3700 N. Carson St. Fletcher will perform with Terri Campillo and Rocky Tatarelli at 6:30 p.m. …

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‘A Winter Tonic’ art reception set in Virginia City (15)

November 12, 2014 — 

St. Mary’s Arts and Retreat Center, 55 R St. in Virginia City, will hold a reception for “A Winter Tonic,” an art show featuring work by Nes Lerpa, Megan Berner, …

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Stuffing for turkey — or tofurkey — whichever you like (16)

November 11, 2014 — 

We’re coming up on the holiday season, and all our family usually tries to gather here at the ranch for Thanksgiving. We have several vegetarians and quasi-vegetarians in our group, …

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Businesses cash in as women chase bigger butts (17)

November 11, 2014 — 

NEW YORK — Gym classes that promise a plump posterior are in high demand. A surgery that pumps fat into the buttocks is gaining popularity. And padded panties that give …

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Review: Mobile pay for a week, a glimpse into the future (18)

November 11, 2014 — 

NEW YORK — Attempt at your own risk: For an entire week, I left all my cash and credit cards at home to see how well wallet-free mobile services work …

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NBC airs three-drama — ‘Chicago Fire,’ ‘Law & Order: Special Victims Unit’ and ‘Chicago P.D.,’ — crossover story line (19)

November 11, 2014 — 

LOS ANGELES — NBC is airing an unusual hat-trick series crossover. Episodes of three of the network’s dramas, “Chicago Fire,” “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit” and “Chicago P.D.,” will …

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Target offers early access to Black Friday deals (20)

November 11, 2014 — 

MINNEAPOLIS — Target is planning to offer Black Friday deals before the Thanksgiving holiday, in its latest move to boost sluggish sales heading into the holiday shopping season. The retailer …

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