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Thugs regardless of color (1)

May 26, 2015 — 

From 2003-2009 there were approximately 96 million arrests in this country. That’s 16 million every year of whom about 800 died in police custody. Sixty-one percent were classified as homicides, …

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Fooled you again, Charlie Brown Republicans (2)

May 26, 2015 — 

Before there was SpongeBob SquarePants, us old geezers marveled at what a knucklehead Charlie Brown was for falling for the ol’ yank-the-football-away-at-the-last-minute trick perpetrated by that little tyrant, Lucy. I …

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Banner Churchill Hospital receives numerous awards (3)

May 26, 2015 — 

Because of its recent awards, Banner Churchill Community Hospital is becoming one of the top small medical facilities in the West.First, the Fallon hospital received Banner’s Best of the Best …

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Get free help to understand your Medicare program (4)

May 26, 2015 — 

Do you ever have questions about your Medicare? Have you ever wondered where you can get fast, reliable answers to those questions – free of charge?There’s a terrific program in …

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Common summer skin problems (5)

May 26, 2015 — 

In summer you want your skin to look and feel its best. But all that extra exposure introduces more risks of irritation, rashes and bites.“If you’re careful and prepared, you …

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Screening for cancers (6)

May 26, 2015 — 

Screening for common cancers is widely promoted by many health advocates. However, for adults at average-risk without symptoms, it’s important to be strategic about such testing, according to experts, who …

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NAS Fallon Conducts HHOA Exercises (7)

May 26, 2015 — 

When the Higher Headquarters Operational Assessment (HHOA) team rolls into town, the inspection can be an intimidating thing, but because of NAS Fallon’s insistence on realistic training scenarios, Training Officer …

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Thoughts about authors (8)

May 26, 2015 — 

All I have to do is mention to my oldest son Don and his wife Earlene that I need something or have read something or want something and a package …

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Fallon’s Memorial Day: The ultimate sacrifice (9)

May 26, 2015 — 

Under clear blue skies and a bright sun, the radiance of Memorial Day takes on a special meaning for those who live in the Lahontan Valley.Military service organizations conducted ceremonies …

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April best month for jobs in 10 years (10)

May 26, 2015 — 

Nevada businesses added more jobs in April than in any month over the past 10 years.Economist Bill Anderson of the Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation said the state saw …

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Reflections on sacrifice (11)

May 26, 2015 — 

Millions of Americans remembered fallen servicemen and women on Monday at cemeteries across the nation.Flags flew at half-mast to honor those who either died in combat or passed away after …

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Life’s stage awaits for your arrival (12)

May 26, 2015 — 

“All the world’s a stage,And all the men and women merely players;They have their exits and their entrances,And one man in his time plays many parts,His acts being seven ages.”William …

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Opponents object to commerce tax (14)

May 26, 2015 — 

The joint Senate Finance/Assembly Ways and Means committees held their second extended hearing into the compromise business tax plan proposed by the governor.The plan is a combination of the flat …

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Numa Elementary is SOAR-ing (15)

May 26, 2015 — 

Numa Elementary first-fifth graders gathered together on the playground to display their SOAR motto which stands for Safe school, Outstanding character, Academic achievement, and Respect for self and others. Numa …

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BIRTHS (16)

May 26, 2015 — 

The following births occurred at Banner Churchill Community Hospital:May 4, 2015A boy, Kevin Edward Thompson to Julie and Mark Thompson, weighing 7 pounds, 8 ounces and measuring 20 inches.May 12, …

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Adult Education students move on (17)

May 26, 2015 — 

The Churchill County School District graduated 20 students Thursday night from its Adult Education Program. Only seven students, though, walked into the auditorium with smiles beaming across their faces as …

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Memorial Day observance (19)

May 25, 2015 — 

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‘Step-by-step’ approach eases estate-planning process (20)

May 21, 2015 — 

Like many people, you may enjoy investing. After all, it can be invigorating to put away money for your future, follow the performance of your investments and track the progress …

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