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August 1, 2015 — 

100 Years AgoTaking Care of the Baby on the Lincoln Highway. Many odd sights are furnished by travelers over the Lincoln Highway. About the latest seen in Fallon was a …

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Casino win falls overall in state, up in Churchill (2)

August 1, 2015 — 

June was a tough month for Nevada casinos with the total win falling 8.4 percent below the previous June.But the core of the problem wasn’t how bad business was in …

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WNC offers workforce development course (3)

August 1, 2015 — 

Western Nevada College is offering a workforce development course through its Community Education Division. The course is designed to teach the student new skills to offer the employers of our …

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Thunderstorms predicted through the weekend (4)

August 1, 2015 — 

TodayA 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 96. South wind around 5 mph becoming west in the afternoon.TonightScattered showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, …

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Secretary of State issues scam warning (5)

July 30, 2015 — 

Secretary of State Barbara Cegavske has issued a warning to Nevada businesses to be aware of a solicitation seeking fees that appears to be from a government agency.The emails are …

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NEVADA: Discovering the silver state’s unique beauty (6)

July 30, 2015 — 

Nevada’s unique, rugged beauty beckons travelers with a lure that reminds those of Homer’s Sirens enticing sailors to come to their island and become snarled in a trap to stay. …

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We like prices (7)

July 30, 2015 — 

Editor’s note: Assistant Controller Geoffrey Lawrence co-wrote this column.We know that sounds strange. Most people like only certain kinds of prices: low prices if they are buying and high prices …

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What should you know about establishing a trust? (8)

July 30, 2015 — 

You don’t have to be a CEO or multimillionaire to benefit from a trust. In fact, many people gain advantages from establishing one — so it may be useful to …

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U.S. war dogs helped win WW II (9)

July 30, 2015 — 

During the next two weeks, we will be commemorating the 70th anniversaries of the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, the surrender of Japan and the end of World War …

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What every contractor, supplier and property owner should know (10)

July 30, 2015 — 

Contractors often invest significant time, labor and materials into a project before being paid and face considerable risk of not being paid. Nevada recognizes this vulnerability and to help ensure …

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NV Energy urges customers to attend summit (11)

July 30, 2015 — 

RENO — NV Energy commercial customers interested in learning more about energy efficiency rebates to help increase their bottom line are invited to attend the NV Energy Sure Bet Summit. …

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Become dog-smart certified (12)

July 30, 2015 — 

In the past I have written about Dognition and its founder, Dr. Brian Hare from Duke University. Dognition is an online resource and tool aimed at understanding man’s best friend. …

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Each day reveals a new venture in Nevada’s travel scavenger hunt (13)

July 30, 2015 — 

With two weeks remaining before the end of the first Silver State Scavenger Hunt, our trip to loop around Northern Nevada began from the sidewalk in front of the Governor’s …

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Want to lower your mortgage? (14)

July 30, 2015 — 

Are you a homeowner who is current on your mortgage and looking to lower your interest rate? Alternatively, would you like to shorten your mortgage term and build equity faster? …

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New SLO brings ‘positive’ experience to role (15)

July 30, 2015 — 

Naval Air Station Fallon’s new school liaison officer brings a varied background to her role in working between the base and community.Kristy Loesel came to Fallon one year ago after …

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Burton cites Western Nevada College positives while calling for changes from 2017 Legislature (16)

July 30, 2015 — 

Western Nevada College President Chet Burton said this week his college is headed in a good direction with many positive things happening.But he made it clear the governor and next …

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Community Day, shindig highlight Saturday events (17)

July 30, 2015 — 

The annual Fallon Community Day invites residents to join the fun on Saturday morning at Oats Park with a variety of activities for adults and children. The event, which runs …

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Organics organization plows ahead (18)

July 30, 2015 — 

A coalition of organic food producers is scrambling to fill the void left when the Nevada Department of Agriculture elected in June to stop its organic certification program.The creation of …

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Fair features bulls, broncs and trucks (19)

July 30, 2015 — 

The Nevada Fair will feature back-to-back tonight and Saturday night shows at the Carson City Fairgrounds. Manuel Souza will return today with his Smackdown Bull Riding tour, bringing bulls, broncos …

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Remembering a beloved mayor (20)

July 30, 2015 — 

Fallon paid its final respects Thursday to a former mayor who many said made a big difference in his “adopted” city, the Oasis of Nevada.A memorial service was held at …

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