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Prudent judgment a must for CCWs (1)

March 4, 2015 — 

Nevada lawmakers will revisit legislation on Thursday to allow concealed weapons on the state’s college campuses. In addition, lawmakers will also look at expanding the law to include individuals with …

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Adam Laxalt proposes legal assistance program for vets (2)

March 3, 2015 — 

CARSON CITY — Nevada Attorney General Adam Laxalt recently announced the formation of an advisory committee for the potential creation of a military legal assistance program in the state.Members of …

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Getting back to normal (3)

March 3, 2015 — 

When I first began writing a column for the newspaper, all I had to do was fax my contribution and the editor did the rest. Then we got into all …

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Nevada Legislature: Judiciary hears bill to protect sellers of defective products (4)

March 3, 2015 — 

Senate Majority Leader Michael Roberson, R-Las Vegas, told the Judiciary Committee on Thursday innocent product sellers shouldn’t be “dragged into court” to defend faulty products.The measure is one of several …

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USAF Band adds concert in Reno (5)

March 3, 2015 — 

Along with its performance at the Carson City Community Center’s Bob Boldrick Theater on Wednesday, the United States Air Force Concert Band of Washington, D.C. will perform an additional concert …

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Obama resurrects death tax, targets family farmers (6)

March 3, 2015 — 

If there’s anything more quintessentially American than baseball, hot dogs, apple pie and Chevrolet, it’s the American family farmer. Indeed, the American Gothic painting of a pitchfork-wielding farmer and his …

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What should we do about ISIS? (7)

March 3, 2015 — 

TV newscasts report that Americans are against sending ground troops to the Middle East. Most quote people as saying “The Middle East should clean up their own mess.” For months …

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Eating out could add 6 pounds a year (8)

March 3, 2015 — 

A study of Americans’ dining habits finds that we eat out an average two days a week and when we do, we’re getting about 200 extra calories. This is true …

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Lt. Gov. Mark Hutchison calls for reform of teacher protection rules (9)

March 3, 2015 — 

If Nevada doesn’t reform rules that currently protect teachers based on seniority rather than performance, Lt. Gov. Mark Hutchison says the state is just setting itself up for a lawsuit …

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VOICE OF THE COMMUNITY (10)

March 3, 2015 — 

COMMENDS LVN LACROSSE STORYEditor:I had the pleasure of purchasing and reading a copy of the Friday edition of the Lahontan Valley News. I was in town Saturday for the High …

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School choice and dogs in bars (11)

March 3, 2015 — 

One of the most exciting reforms on the agenda at the Legislature is school choice. Proposed by Gov. Brian Sandoval, AB165 will create an Opportunity Scholarship program that will create …

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4 ways to manage constipation (15)

March 3, 2015 — 

It’s not your favorite topic of conversation. But if you’re having a tough time, perhaps you’ll find some comfort in knowing that you’re not alone (constipation is one of the …

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A healthy bedtime routine is important for children (16)

March 3, 2015 — 

Establishing a consistent bedtime routine is a prelude to a great night’s sleep, which is critical for young bodies and brains.Here are some great ways to create healthy bedtime habits …

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US Navy Reserve marks centennial anniversary (17)

March 3, 2015 — 

The Navy Reserve marked its centennial anniversary on Tuesday with a series of events starting in Washington D.C. and continuing at installations around the country during the year. The events …

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‘On the cutting edge of technology’ (18)

March 3, 2015 — 

Longtime Fallon resident Pat Bowden attended the opening ceremony for the library when it first opened its doors in 1967 at the corner of South Maine and Virginia streets.As with …

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January gaming down by 9.2 percent (19)

March 3, 2015 — 

A strong increase Baccarat win fueled a 7.75 percent overall increase in statewide gaming win for January.Baccarat was up 69.2 percent or $56.3 million to a total of $137.8 million …

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December taxable sales up 17 percent (20)

March 3, 2015 — 

Driven by a 37 percent increase in accommodations, statewide taxable sales rose 10.2 percent in December 2014.Total sales in the state topped $4.86 billion with 12 of the state’s 17 …

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