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Mystery lingers over missing ‘Hawaii Clipper’ seaplane (1)

July 22, 2014 — 

HAGATNA, Guam – The mysterious disappearance four months ago of a Malaysian Airlines Boeing 777 with 239 aboard and, of course, the Lockheed Electra piloted by Amelia Earhart that vanished …

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Unemployment rate lowest it has been in six years (2)

July 22, 2014 — 

Nevada’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate fell to 7.7 percent in June, its lowest point in nearly six years. In this case, that adjustment reflects the number of teens and college …

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How to use your new health insurance (3)

July 22, 2014 — 

If you’re one of the millions of Americans who recently obtained health coverage through the new Health Insurance Marketplace, Medicaid, or the Children’s Health Insurance (CHIP), here are some steps …

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Keep your cool: How to avoid heat-related illnesses (4)

July 22, 2014 — 

As an emergency room nurse, I have cared for visitors and locals who experience heat-related illnesses. This includes dehydration, heat exhaustion, and heat stroke. It is important to understand the …

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Type 2 diabetes: Best ways of slimming down (5)

July 22, 2014 — 

The effectiveness of regular physical activity is well-known in the treatment and prevention of type 2 diabetes. However, obesity, arthritis, physical disabilities, and/or complications of diabetes often throw a wrench …

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Fallon area escapes Mother Nature’s fury (6)

July 22, 2014 — 

While late July thunderstorms slammed western Nevada and several people sighted funnel clouds on Monday afternoon west of Fernley, Fallon escaped much of the heavy rain, strong winds and rivers …

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Silver State summers may be hotter by 2100 (7)

July 22, 2014 — 

CARSON CITY —The nonprofit group Climate Central projects Nevada’s already hot summer temperatures are going to get quite a bit hotter by the turn of the century, courtesy of climate …

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Fuji Dog Park closing briefly for fair (8)

July 22, 2014 — 

Fuji Dog Park will close to the public as a dog park during the Nevada Sesquicentennial Fair in Carson City, also known as the NV150 Fair. The fair runs July …

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Carson City community-wide garage sale set for Aug. 16 (9)

July 22, 2014 — 

The website, Frauc.com, has launched a community yard sale event for Northern Nevada this summer. The event is a four-city stop, offering a specific day of yard sales in each …

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Kids Clay Camp set at Children’s Museum (10)

July 22, 2014 — 

Clay is a wonderful, tactile medium that many kids have never experienced before. Its three dimensional nature forces them to think about structure, shapes and forms. At Kids Clay Camp …

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Fire safety book to be featured during library Storytime (11)

July 22, 2014 — 

Carson City firefighters have a new tool to teach fire safety. “Fire Safety Day,” an easy-to-read children’s book, follows Owen as he comes home to tell his mom what he …

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JoAnne Skelly: Provide right amount of water to your garden (12)

July 21, 2014 — 

In our arid climate, water is essential for a successful vegetable garden. Plants need consistent amounts of water during the growing season in order to grow and develop normally. Too …

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Supporting Wounded Warriors (13)

July 21, 2014 — 

Tim Milligan, general manager of Capital Ford signs the back window of a 2014 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 that is being driven on a 48-state trip across America for High …

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A muddy mess (14)

July 21, 2014 — 

Carson City Manager Nick Marano says the city itself escaped major damage from heavy rains Sunday but that numerous residents — especially those along the capital’s southern boundary — suffered …

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Two arrested in drug buy (15)

July 21, 2014 — 

Two men were arrested Friday night following what deputies describe as an alleged undercover drug buy. The buy was set up by the Special Enforcement Team which provided the undercover …

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Hotel and more in works for downtown (16)

July 21, 2014 — 

A hotel, mid-sized convention center and commercial walking mall are envisioned downtown near the Nugget Casino and State Capitol, according to multiple reports Monday. Supervisor Jim Shirk, who alluded to …

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Part 2 Carson Mint: Nevada Mint Act approved (17)

July 21, 2014 — 

This is the second part in a six-part series about the history of the Carson Mint. Treasury Secretary Salmon Chase at yearend 1862 urged Congress to give serious consideration to …

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Past Pages for Tuesday, July 22, 2014 (18)

July 21, 2014 — 

140 Years Ago Uncle Tread (Farmer Treadway) has a new horse that is a mere bottle shaped equine than his other, the lambasted “Major.” This one looks like too much …

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Square Dance Exhibition (19)

July 21, 2014 — 

The Capitol Cutups square dance club is hosting a free exhibition square dance at the Nevada 150 Fair. The exhibition will take place from 6-8 p.m. Friday, Aug. 1, at …

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Storm brings heavy rain, lightning (20)

July 20, 2014 — 

A thunderstorm raged across the region, leaving flooding and lightning caused fires in its wake. A flash flood warning was in effect for Douglas County and Carson Valley from 3-5:15 …

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