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Update: Fallon police advise business owners of serial numbers to counterfeit bills (1)

January 28, 2015 — 

Fallon Police Department arrested two Reno men Tuesday for passing counterfeit bills, reports Capt. Vern Ulrich. “Our agency has been investigating multiple reports of suspects passing counterfeit currency in Fallon …

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Police nab Reno men for passing counterfeit bills (2)

January 27, 2015 — 

Fallon Police Department arrested two Reno men Tuesday for passing counterfeit bills, reports Capt. Vern Ulrich. “Our agency has been investigating multiple reports of suspects passing counterfeit currency in Fallon …

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Lovelock Highway accident injures at least 1 (3)

January 27, 2015 — 

A two-car accident about 7 miles north of Fallon on U.S. Highway 95 injured at least one person on a rainy Tuesday afternoon, reports the Nevada Highway Patrol’s Fallon District …

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Poetry gathering boosts Elko economy at slow time (4)

January 27, 2015 — 

It’s no coincidence that one of the most popular special events in Elko is held at the end of January. The 31st Elko National Cowboy Poetry Gathering, which runs through …

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Governor’s budget proposal not favorable to WNC Fallon (5)

January 27, 2015 — 

Despite his claims community colleges, especially Western Nevada College and Great Basin Community College, will train the employees needed by high-tech companies moving to Nevada including Tesla, Gov. Brian Sandoval’s …

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Government creates jobs like ticks create blood (6)

January 27, 2015 — 

Why do politicians who run on promises to “create jobs” then seemingly go out of their way to do everything humanly possible to hamstring the people who actually create jobs? …

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Got anxiety? At what point does anxiety become a disorder? (7)

January 27, 2015 — 

Anxiety is a good thing! Yes, you read that last sentence correctly. Anxiety is good for everyone … in the right dosage. If anxiety came in a pill format, I …

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Considering cholesterol (8)

January 27, 2015 — 

It’s less about the numbers: That’s the crux of the new cholesterol guidelines aimed at preventing heart disease and stroke. Released late last year by the American Heart Association and …

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Shame, disgrace and ruin (9)

January 27, 2015 — 

The Bush administration tortured people. They have admitted that. Large portions of the U.S. population, mostly conservatives, have defended those actions. In reality, torture is indefensible, and those who claim …

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Insights on protein and fiber snack nutrition (10)

January 27, 2015 — 

Last October I was fortunate enough to attend the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Annual Food Nutrition Conference and Expo (FNCE) in Atlanta. The event attracts nutrition professionals from all …

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Voice of the Community (11)

January 27, 2015 — 

READERS SUPPORT THEATER Editor: We were excited to read the article entitled “City Approves Grant Process to Restore Theater” when it appeared in the Dec. 24, 2014, issue of the …

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Creating a very safe environment for a family member with dementia (12)

January 27, 2015 — 

Not every person struggling with dementia lives in a nursing home or assisted-living facility. In fact, more than 15 million Americans — usually family members or friends — provide unpaid …

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Simulated downed aircraft puts Nevada Guard to the test (13)

January 27, 2015 — 

Two Nevada Army National Guard Aviation units recently conducted an integrated training mission, in order to test the unit’s ability to respond to emergencies in a timely manner. The junior …

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Vets dental program reunites classmates (14)

January 27, 2015 — 

Many times, the cliché of “it’s a small world” describes a chance meeting in life. For local dentist Dr. Tony Guillen, he was reacquainted with a classmate from San Bernardino, …

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Nevada casinos continue recovery since 2007 peak (15)

January 27, 2015 — 

CARSON CITY, Nev. — Nevada’s major casinos continued their recovery in Fiscal Year 2014. But total revenue of $23.9 billion — while up more than $820 million over the year …

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WNC, GBC funding in peril (16)

January 27, 2015 — 

In the governor’s State of the State speech that outlined his education spending, two stepchildren of Nevada’s education funding received a lump of coal. Because of a revision in the …

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Show your heart some love (17)

January 27, 2015 — 

Each day offers new opportunities to make choices that impact your health and overall wellness. Though hectic schedules can cause many of us to let healthy habits fall to the …

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Black to the future (19)

January 27, 2015 — 

There is much to be done, and it starts at the top. In December, Sherry Black was tabbed as director of the Fallon campus of Western Nevada College. On Jan. …

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