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The first woman sheriff in Nevada (1)

July 27, 2014 — 

Before it was history... it was news This is one in a sesquicentennial series of Nevada newspaper front pages telling the history of the state in the words of the …

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Record number file for unclaimed property (2)

July 22, 2014 — 

Treasurer Kate Marshall said her office received more than 11,131 claims to recover unclaimed property in June. That’s a record, some 4,600 more than the previous high mark for June. …

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Hearing for NV Energy petition Wednesday (3)

July 22, 2014 — 

Public comment will be heard by the Public Utilities Commission of Nevada today in Carson City during a consumer session to consider NV Energy’s petition to recover smart meter costs …

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Wiretapping more likely in Nevada (4)

July 22, 2014 — 

A study by the Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts shows Nevadans are more than three times as likely as residents in other states to be wiretapped. According to the …

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Mystery lingers over missing ‘Hawaii Clipper’ seaplane (5)

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 (6)

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 (7)

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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Giving thanks on my 90th (8)

July 22, 2014 — 

The sun said “good morning” as I sat in our backyard, sipping my first cup of welcoming coffee. Molly and Riley were inspecting the grass, deciding where to do their …

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Keep your cool: How to avoid heat-related illnesses (9)

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 (10)

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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That mean old government (11)

July 22, 2014 — 

I watched a movie the other night called “Wild River,” starring Montgomery Clift and Lee Remick, the story about an elderly women who steadfastly refused to sell her property, an …

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Proposed margin tax may cripple many of the state’s businesses (12)

July 22, 2014 — 

Fallon’s businessmen and women learned Thursday at the monthly Fallon Chamber of Commerce luncheon that the Education Initiative — aka the Margin Tax — will be a major tax burden …

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Fallon area escapes Mother Nature’s fury (15)

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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If it’s too good to be true ... it’s not (16)

July 22, 2014 — 

Another scam surfaced last week. According to both the Churchill County Sheriff’s Office and Fallon Police Department, numerous reports indicate a caller is identifying himself with the CCSO and is …

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Fraud alert for Churchill County (17)

July 18, 2014 — 

Alert: The Churchill County Sheriff’s Office and Fallon Police Department have handled multiple fraudulent calls in the past two days wherein the caller says he is with the Churchill County …

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What can investors learn from All Stars? (18)

July 17, 2014 — 

Baseball’s best players gathered in Minneapolis this week to participate in the All-Star Game. If you’re a fan or even a “weekend athlete,” you can admire these players for their …

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Louie’s Dollar Plus has ‘re-grand opening’ (19)

July 17, 2014 — 

Louie’s Dollar Plus recently celebrated its “re-grand opening” by moving locations but remaining in the same shopping center on 920 W. Williams Ave, The move occurred to make room for …

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Still lonely after all these years (20)

July 17, 2014 — 

Twenty-eight years ago, Life Magazine said U.S. 50 across Nevada was the “Loneliest Road in America.” According to Life, the 287-mile stretch of road between Fernley and Ely was remote, …

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