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Nevada Day events (1)

October 31, 2014 — 

Today Through Sunday RSVP’s Nevada Day carnival with live music, food, craft vendors and contests will be from noon to 11 p.m. Friday; from noon to 10 p.m. Saturday and …

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Sesquicentennial: The oasis known as Fallon (2)

October 31, 2014 — 

When Mike Fallon built a crossroads store on his ranch property in 1896, the sparsely settled region of the Carson Sink had a nucleus for the first time since Kenyon’s …

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Gaming win down 6 percent in September (3)

October 31, 2014 — 

Nevada’s gaming win fell 5.96 percent in September to $901.7 million as both Baccarat and “21” fell dramatically compared to the same month last year. Baccarat win, primarily at Las …

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Sesquicentennial: Books reveal the uniqueness of our area and state (4)

October 31, 2014 — 

Books portraying the uniqueness of Fallon, Nevada and Churchill County have given readers a glimpse into what make a community so special. A special signing this afternoon at the Churchill …

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Sesquicentennial: Churchill County celebrates the state’s birthday (5)

October 31, 2014 — 

The Mayor’s NV 150 Commission’s year of planning local events to honor Nevada’s sesquicentennial culminates at the Churchill Count Museum this afternoon and Venturacci Park for evening activities. Between 4-6 …

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Sesquicentennial: We’re all singing ‘Home Means Nevada’ (6)

October 31, 2014 — 

Battle Born pride swelled along with the vocal cards as thousands of people sung “Home Means Nevada” Thursday morning in an attempt to set a world’s record based on the …

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Candidates head to final stretch (7)

October 31, 2014 — 

As Tuesday’s general election draws near, the contested races in Churchill County are making their final push. Voters have one day left of early voting from 8 a.m.-6 p.m. today …

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Fallon man appears in theft of deputy’s home (8)

October 31, 2014 — 

A Fallon man accused of breaking into the home of a Churchill County Sheriff’s deputy appeared Thursday in Justice Court on burglary and petty larceny charges. Shawn Albiani, 25, waived …

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School board candidates grilled on various issues (9)

October 31, 2014 — 

Four of the five candidates running for a seat on the Churchill County School Board addressed questions Tuesday night at the candidates event sponsored by three organizations. The organizations were …

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Be an informed voter (10)

October 28, 2014 — 

Since my shingle illness is finally subsiding, I decided to go get my flu shot. I figured that I didn’t want another health problem. While in town my son, Doug, …

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It’s called ‘irresponsible journalism’ (11)

October 28, 2014 — 

Fox News, CNN, major networks and local news channels are spreading hysteria over Ebola. They ignore actual doctors and health professionals. Promoting panic sells, the truth is boring. Comedian Jon …

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The Doctors: Three small steps to get (or keep) your numbers on track (12)

October 28, 2014 — 

Americans’ cholesterol levels are moving in the right direction. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently analyzed data from three national health surveys from 1988 to 2010 and found …

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VOICE OF THE COMMUNITY (13)

October 28, 2014 — 

NEVADA NEEDS TO FUND EDUCATION Dear Editor, At no time was a request made to me as president of the teachers association to speak in favor of Question 3. A …

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Federal contractors are hiring vets now (14)

October 28, 2014 — 

Companies that do business with the federal government employ a big chunk of the U.S. workforce — and if you’re a veteran looking to join their ranks, federal law requires …

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National Dental Hygiene Month (15)

October 28, 2014 — 

Halloween kicks off a series of holidays celebrated with delicious treats, from yummy chocolate candies to gut-busting dinners to seasonal alcoholic beverages. While most parents will make sure their kids …

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One body from debris of Silver Springs fire recovered (17)

October 28, 2014 — 

The body of one person has been recovered from the debris of a Silver Springs home that burned Friday. Lyon and Storey County fire crews responded to the blaze shortly …

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CCMS HONOR ROLL (18)

October 28, 2014 — 

CHURCHILL COUNTY MIDDLE SCHOOL A Honor Roll — First quarter Sixth grade Sabrina Aboytes , Kenji Armbruster, Johnathan Ashcraft, Justin Bolt, Julia Boswell, Macall Brown, Kristen Coblentz, Savannah Collins, Hunter …

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divorces (19)

October 28, 2014 — 

The Tenth Judicial District Court in Fallon, Nev., issued the following divorces during September 2014. Tony Valentine Aja and Linda Michelle Aja. John Keoni Alika Ako and Amy Kim Ako. …

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‘Home Means Nevada’ (20)

October 28, 2014 — 

A song. Not just any old song. It’s a stirring song with a strong, vibrant melody that extols the beautiful virtues of a state that grew out of an ugly …

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