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Trump fever: Catch it (1)

July 28, 2015 — 

If you’re a long-suffering conservative you can’t help but take at least a little perverse pleasure from the angst Donald Trump is causing the Republican Party establishment and the media, …

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It may be time to carry weapons on military installations (2)

July 28, 2015 — 

The threat to military personnel being a soft target to an active shooter or terrorist is real since events during the past six years have indicated similar scenarios.Here’s but a …

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All those crazy ads (3)

July 28, 2015 — 

Watching entirely too much television has given me knowledge of exactly what’s advertised via this particular communication system. It’s unbelievable at times just what advertisers are willing to do just …

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July 28, 2015 — 

WHAT IS MARRIAGE?Editor: In last week’s editorial (7/22) the LVN encouraged readers to sound off on its editorial page, provided “the content is accurate and fair-minded.” Why then, did you …

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Celebrating half century of Medicare, Medicaid (5)

July 28, 2015 — 

It’s easy to forget that before 1966, roughly half of all American seniors were uninsured, living in fear that the high cost of health care could plunge not only them, …

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Keep your government hands off (6)

July 28, 2015 — 

“Keep your government hands off my Medicare.” Town Hall attendee, Simpsonville, S.C., July 2009Tomorrow is the 50th anniversary of the signing of Medicare into law by President Lyndon Johnson. Programs …

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BIRTHS (7)

July 28, 2015 — 

The following births occurred at Banner Churchill Community Hospital:July 1, 2015A girl, Madigen Marie Kelly to Shelley Ferguson-Kelly and Michael Kelly, weighing 6 pounds, 14 ounces and measuring 19 inches.July …

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MERT: He had a special love for Fallon (8)

July 28, 2015 — 

Merton Domonoske was remembered as a former councilman and mayor who loved Fallon, and even after leaving office, he still had the best interests of the city at heart.The 92-year-old …

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Museum hosts ‘Always Lost: A Meditation on War’ (9)

July 28, 2015 — 

The Churchill County Museum in Fallon will host the nationally touring arts and humanities exhibition “Always Lost: A Meditation on War” from Aug. 6-Sept. 27. -Called “a national treasure” by …

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Free training on transitioning military children (10)

July 28, 2015 — 

Professionals and parents are invited to participate in a two-day interactive course on transitioning military children.The professional development course will be held Aug. 4-5 and will focus on the impact …

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Annual Redneck Shindig sounds off Saturday at the fairgrounds (11)

July 28, 2015 — 

The fourth annual Redneck Shindig hosted by Cancer Warriors for Central Nevada is Saturday and hopes to help raise more than $5,000 for Dean Brownell and Haylie Chmela to assist …

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Those over 50 have greater risk of harmful alcohol consumption (12)

July 28, 2015 — 

New research published in BMJ Open suggests that people over the age of 50 who are healthy, active, sociable, and wealthy have a greater risk of harmful alcohol consumption.The study’s …

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Former Nevada basketball player guilty for heroin possession (13)

July 28, 2015 — 

A former University of Nevada men’s basketball player pleaded guilty and was sentenced to drug court Tuesday in the Tenth Judicial District Court for heroin possession.Ronnie Edwards Stevens Jr., who …

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Random residential candidate thoughts (14)

July 24, 2015 — 

It is a long time until Election Day 2016 and already election races are in the forefront of the news.First is the Democrat side, which isn’t really all that interesting …

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State law increases existing business taxes (15)

July 23, 2015 — 

With the passage of Senate Bill 483, Nevada business owners are in for substantial changes regarding how their businesses are taxed. Effective this month, the Nevada Revenue Plan increased certain …

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JoAnne Skelly: Is vinegar a safe alternative herbicide? (16)

July 23, 2015 — 

A reader recently asked me if a solution of vinegar, Epsom salts and a small amount of liquid dish soap, mixed and sprayed on weeds was as effective as using …

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Commerce Tax: The real facts (17)

July 23, 2015 — 

Editor’s note: Assistant Controller Geoffrey Lawrence co-wrote this column.Rob Hooper of the Northern Nevada Development Authority recently penned an apology for the commerce tax passed last month by Nevada’s legislature …

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Term vs. permanent insurance (18)

July 23, 2015 — 

What’s your most valuable asset? While you are still working, this asset may actually be your future income — so you need to protect it. And you can do so …

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Report: Tesla Motors has put $80M into gigafactory (19)

July 23, 2015 — 

Nevada lawmakers got a recent update about Tesla Motors investing some $80 million in its Storey County gigafactory plant during the first quarter of this year, bringing the company’s total …

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BUSINESS LICENSES (20)

July 23, 2015 — 

The City of Fallon has issued the following business licenses in June 2015.Davis Shows NW; Carnival; Bu: C/O 1625 West Williams Avenue; Fallon, Nevada, 89406; Ma: P.O Box 1670; Clackamas, …

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