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Childhood Cancer Awareness Month looks at patients’ emotional needs (1)

September 16, 2014 — 

As the American Cancer Society promotes Childhood Cancer Awareness Month throughout September in Nevada and across the U.S., the organization is urging that more resources be dedicated to caring for …

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Commissioners meet today (2)

September 16, 2014 — 

The second County Commission meeting of September will be conducted today at 1:15 p.m. at the Churchill County Administration Building chambers, 155 N. Taylor St. Among the items commissioners will …

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Controlled burn for wetlands (3)

September 16, 2014 — 

The Nevada Division of Forestry will be conducting a prescribed burn at the Carson Lake Wetlands, about 10 miles south of Fallon either on today or Thursday at about 10 …

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Speak up during National Bullying Prevention Month (4)

September 16, 2014 — 

With classes, sports, homework and other activities, weekdays are action packed for kids. Unfortunately, some students deal with an unwelcome addition to their daily routine -- bullying. An estimated 13 …

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Fallon cummunity brings more awareness for suicide prevention (5)

September 16, 2014 — 

The statistics are staggering. Suicides are the sixth leading cause of death in Nevada and 10th in the United States. Many Nevadans either know of someone or heard of someone …

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Nevada Guard’s Chinook helicopter flexes muscle (6)

September 16, 2014 — 

DIXIE VALLEY — Soldiers from Nevada Guard’s 1/189th Aviation put the muscle of their Chinook CH-47 to work providing the required thrust to recover a Navy Knight Hawk MH-60S off …

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Knowing fun dental facts (7)

September 16, 2014 — 

Most people would say there is nothing fun about going to the dentist, but there are some fun dental facts that you may enjoy sharing with your friends and family. …

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New technologies help families afford medical care (8)

September 16, 2014 — 

These days, smart phones, tablets and computers can do more than connect us with long-lost friends or clarify the details of a grocery list as our spouse wanders the supermarket …

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Union votes on new contract at NAS Fallon (9)

September 16, 2014 — 

A potential strike involving support workers at the Naval Strike and Air Warfare Center was averted on Friday when members voted to accept the latest proposal from management. President Jeff …

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Dayton Valley Days this weekend (10)

September 16, 2014 — 

The 26th annual Dayton Valley Days street festival is scheduled for 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday in the heart of Old Town …

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King Fire balloons to 11,570 acres; more smoke likely at Truckee-Tahoe (11)

September 16, 2014 — 

TRUCKEE, Calif. — Firefighters are working to contain a growing fire in the Sierra Nevada that more than doubled in size overnight Monday and is prompting hundreds of evacuations. The …

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Self-driving cars now need a permit in California (12)

September 16, 2014 — 

LOS ANGELES — Computer-driven cars have been testing their skills on California roads for more than four years — but until now, the Department of Motor Vehicles wasn’t sure just …

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Past Pages for Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2014 (13)

September 15, 2014 — 

140 Years Ago Fall opening of Mrs. Brooks millinery. A stock of millinery, bonnets, artificial flowers, feathers, etc. by Mrs. Anna S. Brooks was the most brilliant affair known in …

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JoAnne Skelly: Prepare your garden for first frost (14)

September 15, 2014 — 

The summer light is softening and fall is in the air. The days are shorter and the night temperatures are dropping. Soon, whether we like it or not, we will …

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Carson City School District sees increased enrollment (15)

September 15, 2014 — 

Enrollment increased by 60 students this year in the Carson City School District, according to the official count taken Friday. “The last several years has been a little unpredictable,” said …

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Supporting the kids (16)

September 15, 2014 — 

Dana Whaley, general manager of Carson City Toyota Scion hands a set of keys for a new Toyota Tacoma to Tony Valdes. Valdes won the truck at the Boys & …

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Humane society adoptions to cost less? (17)

September 15, 2014 — 

Animal services fees proposed by the Nevada Humane Society for Carson City would mirror many of city government’s fees, but adoptions weren’t included, will vary and could cost less. The …

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Downtown Carson Street design unveiled (18)

September 15, 2014 — 

Designs for downtown Carson Street changes to widen sidewalks and move to three vehicle traffic lanes, with one for turning, are set for public review today at Carson City’s Community …

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Carson City Chamber and Visitors Bureau have new homes (19)

September 15, 2014 — 

As of 3 p.m. on Monday the Carson City Chamber of Commerce has purchased the Visitors Bureau share of the building both agencies jointly inhabited since 1989. The Visitors Bureau …

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West Nile Virus confirmed in Carson City (20)

September 15, 2014 — 

West Nile Virus has been confirmed in Carson City mosquito testing, according to the city government’s Health and Human Services Department. The Nevada Department of Agriculture confirmed the presence of …

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