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Sen. Harry Reid: Democrats confident heading into November (1)

August 21, 2014 — 

Despite predictions of doom from Washington’s establishment, Sen. Harry Reid, D-Nev., said Monday that he will still be majority leader in January because the Republicans won’t be able to win …

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August 19, 2014 — 

WARNING FOR ALL NEVADANS Editor: Are you commissioners from the Nevada Commission on Mineral Resources willing to sign a paper accepting both civil and criminal liability if my groundwater becomes …

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Keep ‘yore’ hands off my Medicare (3)

August 19, 2014 — 

This sign was being held by a woman at a Tea Party rally of sorts. Her actual sign read “Government keep yore hands of my Medicare. Don’t steal from Medicare …

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What type of dentist do I need to see? (4)

August 19, 2014 — 

Is there really a difference between an endodontist, an orthodontist, or an oral surgeon? Not sure if you need to see a periodontist, a prosthodontist or a pedodontist? Most people …

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This crazy month (5)

August 19, 2014 — 

There, in the mirror, I could see a small wart had formed on the side of my nose. Now everybody knows just who it is that has warts on the …

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Influence peddling at its worst (6)

August 19, 2014 — 

It’s disappointing to learn how our once elected or appointed government officials have taken advantage of the capitalist system and are making six-figure fees for speaking engagements. Unfortunately, many politicians …

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Churchill’s July jobless rate inches to 6.5 percent (7)

August 19, 2014 — 

Nevada’s unemployment rate was flat in July, remaining at 7.7 percent. But officials pointed out that is 2.2 percent lower than July a year ago. That is the seasonally adjusted …

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Main gate to close until November (8)

August 19, 2014 — 

A major construction project is set to begin at the main gate of Naval Air Station Fallon. Starting Monday, the gate will be closed for the installation of an automated …

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Generations of Fallon classmates reconnect (9)

August 19, 2014 — 

They left as the Churchill County High School class of the centennial when Nevada celebrated its 100th year of statehood in 1964. Fifty years later, the Class of 1964 returned …

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Thefts have residents on edge (10)

August 19, 2014 — 

City and county resident and business owners are nervous. Numerous homeowners and businesses have been burglarized since the spring as the crimes have turned many residents on edge. Many businesses …

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National Senior Citizen Day (11)

August 19, 2014 — 

A proclamation issued by President Ronald Reagan in August 1988 inaugurated the celebration of National Senior Citizen Day each year, “Throughout our history, older people have achieved much for our …

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Commissioners meet Thursday (12)

August 19, 2014 — 

The second County Commission meeting of August will be conducted today at 1:15 p.m. at the Churchill County Administration Building chambers, 155 N. Taylor St. Among the items commissioners will …

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Concerned teachers address school board (13)

August 19, 2014 — 

The Churchill County School District’s first day of school was Monday but at Thursday’s school board meeting, a group of teachers voiced their complaints about conflicts that will disrupt teachers …

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County, other agencies eradicating weeds (14)

August 19, 2014 — 

A concerted effort led by Churchill County to eradicate certain types of weeds by the end of the month is gaining traction, said county manager Eleanor Lockwood. Currently, at least …

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Schools off to a smooth start (15)

August 19, 2014 — 

School is officially in session, three days to be exact, and so far things seem to be going well from what district employees have been saying. Superintendent Dr. Sandra Sheldon …

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Nevada boosters to have planning meeting Tuesday (16)

August 19, 2014 — 

The new school year has begun for the University of Nevada Alumni Association including local activities being planned by the locals chapters. The Fallon chapter met earlier this month to …

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Geothermal faces big policy battles (17)

August 14, 2014 — 

Nevada’s geothermal energy producers need to act quickly to influence policy makers and ensure the industry keeps growing in the state, experts told participants at last week’s National Geothermal Summit …

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YEAH, YEAH, YEAH — BEATLES PLAY LAS VEGAS (18)

August 14, 2014 — 

Las Vegas Sun Aug. 21, 1964 Hotel Sahara never went through anything like Wednesday night. It likely never will again, either. It wasn’t a run of bad luck on the …

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Tech-savvy tips for back-to-school organizing (19)

August 14, 2014 — 

When it’s time for the kids to head back to school, they’ll often find themselves buried in binders, folders and enough loose-leaf paper to transcribe “War and Peace.” Your son …

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CCHS REUNION (20)

August 14, 2014 — 

A 50th class reunion means remembering events shared with teenage friends and bragging about children and grandchildren, but it’s also an opportunity to re-acquaint with classmates, learn about the diversity …

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