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Speak out against bigotry and hate (1)

September 16, 2014 — 

The following is an email sent to me. It is exactly as was written, caps and all: “It’s downright appalling that the Kenyan Born Muslim Illegally Occupying the White House …

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Childhood Cancer Awareness Month looks at patients’ emotional needs (2)

September 16, 2014 — 

As the American Cancer Society promotes Childhood Cancer Awareness Month throughout September in Nevada and across the U.S., the organization is urging that more resources be dedicated to caring for …

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Churchill County deputy’s items still not recovered (3)

September 16, 2014 — 

Some residents have expressed concern after a burglary suspect took items from the home of a Churchill County Sheriff’s deputy on Friday. According to the Fallon Police Department, which is …

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This crazy week (4)

September 16, 2014 — 

It didn’t start nicely. There I was sitting half way up in bed watching television in a darkened room, reaching over to get a piece of hard candy from my …

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Groups must enact better scheduling (5)

September 16, 2014 — 

It occurs too often when organizations decide — for one reason or another — to schedule their events all on the same weekend. Several years ago, we took organizations to …

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Controlled burn for wetlands (6)

September 16, 2014 — 

The Nevada Division of Forestry will be conducting a prescribed burn at the Carson Lake Wetlands, about 10 miles south of Fallon either on today or Thursday at about 10 …

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Speak up during National Bullying Prevention Month (7)

September 16, 2014 — 

With classes, sports, homework and other activities, weekdays are action packed for kids. Unfortunately, some students deal with an unwelcome addition to their daily routine -- bullying. An estimated 13 …

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Fallon community brings more awareness for suicide prevention (8)

September 16, 2014 — 

The statistics are staggering. Suicides are the sixth leading cause of death in Nevada and 10th in the United States. Many Nevadans either know of someone or heard of someone …

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Nevada Guard’s Chinook helicopter flexes muscle (9)

September 16, 2014 — 

DIXIE VALLEY — Soldiers from Nevada Guard’s 1/189th Aviation put the muscle of their Chinook CH-47 to work providing the required thrust to recover a Navy Knight Hawk MH-60S off …

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Knowing fun dental facts (10)

September 16, 2014 — 

Most people would say there is nothing fun about going to the dentist, but there are some fun dental facts that you may enjoy sharing with your friends and family. …

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Workshop offered on making trees more drought resilient (11)

September 16, 2014 — 

Prolonged drought can have severe and long-lasting effects on trees. University of Nevada Cooperative Extension, in partnership with the Nevada Division of Forestry, will present workshops, “Trees and Drought: An …

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New technologies help families afford medical care (12)

September 16, 2014 — 

These days, smart phones, tablets and computers can do more than connect us with long-lost friends or clarify the details of a grocery list as our spouse wanders the supermarket …

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Union votes on new contract at NAS Fallon (13)

September 16, 2014 — 

A potential strike involving support workers at the Naval Strike and Air Warfare Center was averted on Friday when members voted to accept the latest proposal from management. President Jeff …

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FFA grazing rights continued (14)

September 16, 2014 — 

Churchill County School Board trustees showed their support for the Churchill County High Schools FFA program at their Thursday night meeting when they approved to continue leasing the Rio Vista …

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Navy pilot presumed dead after mid-air jet collision (15)

September 15, 2014 — 

A Navy pilot missing as a result of a mid-air collision in the western Pacific Ocean on Friday has been identified as Lt. Nathan Poloski of Lake Arrowhead, Calif. After …

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Fallon police investigate break-in at deputy’s house (16)

September 13, 2014 — 

A Churchill County Deputy Sheriff’s home was burglarized during the mid-evening hours, reports the Fallon Police Department. According to FPD Capt. Vern Ulrich, the deputy’s home is located outside the …

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Tesla package passes Nevada Legislature without dissent (17)

September 12, 2014 — 

The $1.3 billion package of tax breaks and incentives designed to bring the Tesla Motors battery plant to Northern Nevada was approved Thursday evening without a single dissenting vote by …

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Nevada lawmakers approve Tesla tax breaks (18)

September 12, 2014 — 

An unprecedented package of economic incentives to bring Tesla Motors’ $5 billion lithium battery factory to Nevada won unanimous approval from the state Legislature late Thursday and Gov. Brian Sandoval …

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Navy jets crash in western Pacific; air wing trained in Fallon (19)

September 12, 2014 — 

Two US Navy F/A-18 Hornets have crashed in the western Pacific Ocean, the US Navy has confirmed. One pilot has been rescued, while the second is still missing. “Two F/A-18 …

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Responders arrive to mock accident at train crossing (20)

September 11, 2014 — 

Scores of high school students were injured Wednesday when a freak accident pushed their school bus into a train carrying ammonium nitrate. This scenario, however, unfolded into a community-wide disaster …

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