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Letters to the editor for Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014 (1)

October 22, 2014 — 

Woodbury responds to Rombardo letter For several months, I have tried to show voters what kind of a District Attorney I would be with a principled, professional, hard-working campaign. That’s …

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Legislators have failed; Americans deserve better (2)

October 22, 2014 — 

I, for one, have grown tired of hearing about the latest results of opinion polls. We are constantly being informed the approval ratings of the president and Congress are at …

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Chuck Muth: Do not be shafted, vote no on No. 2 (3)

October 21, 2014 — 

In an editorial voicing support for Question 2, the Las Vegas Review-Journal began: “If voters approve Question 2 on this fall’s ballot, they will not increase taxes on Nevada’s mining …

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October 21, 2014 — 

AMERICAN HISTORY CAN’T BE CHANGED Editor: I wish everyone in America could read ”The Book That Set My People Free” by Rochunga Pudaite, available on Internet. Though the present resident …

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Right to vote shall not be denied (5)

October 21, 2014 — 

“The right of citizens of the United States to vote shall not be denied or abridged ... on account of race, color, or previous condition of servitude ... on account …

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Margin Tax Initiative is not the solution (6)

October 21, 2014 — 

A Trojan horse could descend upon the Silver State if Nevadans are not savvy enough to figure out the Education Initiative is nothing more than a ruse to levy additional …

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Time to review your Medicare coverage (7)

October 20, 2014 — 

Medicare’s annual open enrollment season is underway, and I want to encourage everyone with Medicare to review their current health and prescription drug coverage. Open enrollment began Oct. 15 and …

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Sam Bauman: Over-the-counter drugs can be dangerous (8)

October 20, 2014 — 

More on pain killers. Acetaminophen and nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs are the two main types of over-the-counter pain relief products. They come under different brand names and have different side effects. …

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Letters to the editor for Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014 (9)

October 20, 2014 — 

Vote no on state question 3 Another tax, really? In 1980 or thereabout, we were convinced that if we voted to allow a state sales tax of only 3 percent …

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Lyon County Sheriff endorses Torres (10)

October 20, 2014 — 

It has been an honor to serve the residents of Lyon County for the past 34 years with the last 8 years as your elected Sheriff. As your Sheriff, I …

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Guy W. Farmer: Midterm election thoughts (11)

October 19, 2014 — 

Early Voting started Saturday at the Courthouse, so today I’ll offer a few random thoughts on the 2014 midterm election. And if you don’t go to the polls on or …

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Letters to the editor for Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014 (12)

October 19, 2014 — 

Focus efforts to Curry Street Leave Carson Street alone! Instead, make Curry into a cobblestone walking street. Add benches, tables, fountains, areas where impromptu entertainers can perform. More family businesses …

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SILVER DOLLARS & WOODEN NICKELS (13)

October 19, 2014 — 

The Nevada Appeal’s Silver Dollars & Wooden Nickels feature recognizes achievements from the capital region and, when warranted, points out other acts that missed the mark. SILVER DOLLAR: To all …

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Cher Haack: Spend time visiting assisted living communities before choosing (14)

October 19, 2014 — 

Assisted living communities have changed so much over the years. Twenty years ago if you walked into an assisted living community it may have been a little unsettling or even …

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Cheers & Kudos: My Les Schwab story (15)

October 19, 2014 — 

While driving home from Gardnerville, my car notified me that my tire pressure was at 12 pounds. I decided to get to a gas station on my way home. I …

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Scene In Passing: Let ‘em eat cake, or urge ‘em to meander? (16)

October 19, 2014 — 

Downtown’s design isn’t a cakewalk yet, but it’s heading toward cake status. Many ingredients are chosen, the recipe is in front of the baker and the stove is heating up. …

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Letters to the editor for Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014 (17)

October 18, 2014 — 

Sheriff Antinoro deserves to be re-elected I got to know Sheriff Antinoro when he testified at a jury trial last summer in Virginia City. Storey County government was on trial, …

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Letters to the editor for Friday, Oct. 17, 2014 (18)

October 17, 2014 — 

State Supreme Court needs to gain our trust The Nevada Supreme Court wants voters to authorize a Court of Appeals. Following are some reasons why voters have rejected this in …

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Chuck Muth: Do not be shafted, vote no on No. 2 (19)

October 17, 2014 — 

In an editorial voicing support for Question 2, the Las Vegas Review-Journal began: “If voters approve Question 2 on this fall’s ballot, they will not increase taxes on Nevada’s mining …

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Doing time in the Intensive Care Unit (20)

October 16, 2014 — 

I recently spent most of a week in a local hospital, and I can’t help but feel that I just did a short stretch in prison. I can honestly say …

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