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Northern Nevada low on specialty doctors (1)

November 20, 2014 — 

Northern Nevada’s metro areas have enough physicians to serve a growing population, but there are shortages in a few specialties. The best way to remedy that, say experts, is by …

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Local cheesemaker pursues its slice (2)

November 20, 2014 — 

“We’re the local cheese for the state of Nevada.” That’s what David Green replies when managers at grocers, restaurants and hotels ask him why they should carry or serve his …

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Tesla addresses challenges and progress of NV Gigafactory (3)

November 20, 2014 — 

Tesla Motors says construction on its Storey County gigafactory is ahead of schedule. In a more than 80-page report filed Friday with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, the electric …

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Thank heavens for Thanksgiving (4)

November 20, 2014 — 

Watson here, and I’m filling in for my mom who is busy getting ready for Thanksgiving on Thursday. Our little family will be here next week to celebrate and enjoy …

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Charitable giving pays off (5)

November 20, 2014 — 

Americans are pretty generous — in fact, 83% of us donated money to charitable organizations last year, according to a Gallup survey. And now that we’re entering the holiday season, …

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Sometimes you feel like running (6)

November 20, 2014 — 

Most days when I drive home, I pass dozens of people out running along the waterfront. While many of them run with the comfortable gait of a natural athlete, far …

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WNC COMPUTER CLASSES (7)

November 20, 2014 — 

Western Nevada College Fallon is offering several non-credit basic computer courses this fall through its Community Education Division. The courses are designed to enrich the cultural, social and recreational life …

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Pot and gun petitions pass first hurdle (8)

November 20, 2014 — 

Advocates collected more than twice the number of signatures needed to make the Legislature consider petitions legalizing recreational marijuana and requiring background checks to buy a gun in Nevada. The …

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SENIOR MENU (9)

November 20, 2014 — 

Churchill County Senior Center 310 E. Court St Fallon, NV 89406 775-423-7096 Menu and Activity Schedule Monday Swedish Meatballs Steamed Brown Rice Butter Garlic Veggies Wheat Bread Chocolate Pudding Tuesday …

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Holiday events (10)

November 20, 2014 — 

craft fairs CCMS craft fair The Churchill County Middle School at 650 S. Maine St. is having its annual Christmas Craft Fair on Dec.5 from 6-9 p.m. and on Dec. …

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Second Prague Spring and hope for the future (11)

November 20, 2014 — 

In the summer of 1993, I had one of those experiences that stay with me for the rest of my life. I spent 10 weeks in Europe, beginning with a …

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Pedestrian killed Wednesday north of Fernley (13)

November 20, 2014 — 

A 28-year-old woman from Wadsworth was struck and killed by a pickup Wednesday on State Route 427 about one-half mile north of the Love’s gas station in Fernley. The Nevada …

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Management plan for Newlands Project available for review (14)

November 20, 2014 — 

The Bureau of Reclamation has made available for public review and comment the Resource Management Plan/Final Environmental Impact Statement for the Newlands Project. The RMP/FEIS provides a range of alternatives …

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Accidents include school bus mishap (15)

November 20, 2014 — 

A tractor-trailer rig sideswiped a Churchill County school bus Wednesday afternoon near 4455 Schurz Highway. The Nevada Highway Patrol reporter no injurIes although paramedics from Banner Churchill Community Hospital responded …

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Two-vehicle accident happens at South Taylor, Sheckler (16)

November 20, 2014 — 

A two-vehicle accident tied up traffic at South Taylor Street and Sheckler Road Thursday afternoon. The Nevada Highway Patrol is investigating the accident. A utility pickup truck heading westbound on …

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City honors heroic officers (17)

November 20, 2014 — 

The city council recognized two officers at its Tuesday night meeting for their heroic actions performed on April 27. Police Chief Kevin Gehman said it was an honor to present …

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A heads up on concussions (18)

November 18, 2014 — 

Every year, hundreds of thousands of kids are treated for sports- and recreation-related brain injuries, including concussions, in emergency rooms across the USA. Among high school athletes, the rate of …

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People who hate government (19)

November 18, 2014 — 

“The legitimate object of government, is to do for a community of people, whatever they need to have done, but cannot do, at all, or cannot, so well do, for …

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Don’t let tooth sensitivity spoil your 2014 season’s holidays (20)

November 18, 2014 — 

With all the holiday festivities approaching, and all the goodies and treats you’ll receive from friends, families and neighbors, you certainly don’t want tooth sensitivity to spoil your enjoyment. Did …

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