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Be an informed voter (1)

October 28, 2014 — 

Since my shingle illness is finally subsiding, I decided to go get my flu shot. I figured that I didn’t want another health problem. While in town my son, Doug, …

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It’s called ‘irresponsible journalism’ (2)

October 28, 2014 — 

Fox News, CNN, major networks and local news channels are spreading hysteria over Ebola. They ignore actual doctors and health professionals. Promoting panic sells, the truth is boring. Comedian Jon …

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The Doctors: Three small steps to get (or keep) your numbers on track (3)

October 28, 2014 — 

Americans’ cholesterol levels are moving in the right direction. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently analyzed data from three national health surveys from 1988 to 2010 and found …

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VOICE OF THE COMMUNITY (4)

October 28, 2014 — 

NEVADA NEEDS TO FUND EDUCATION Dear Editor, At no time was a request made to me as president of the teachers association to speak in favor of Question 3. A …

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Federal contractors are hiring vets now (5)

October 28, 2014 — 

Companies that do business with the federal government employ a big chunk of the U.S. workforce — and if you’re a veteran looking to join their ranks, federal law requires …

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National Dental Hygiene Month (6)

October 28, 2014 — 

Halloween kicks off a series of holidays celebrated with delicious treats, from yummy chocolate candies to gut-busting dinners to seasonal alcoholic beverages. While most parents will make sure their kids …

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One body from debris of Silver Springs fire recovered (8)

October 28, 2014 — 

The body of one person has been recovered from the debris of a Silver Springs home that burned Friday. Lyon and Storey County fire crews responded to the blaze shortly …

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CCMS HONOR ROLL (9)

October 28, 2014 — 

CHURCHILL COUNTY MIDDLE SCHOOL A Honor Roll — First quarter Sixth grade Sabrina Aboytes , Kenji Armbruster, Johnathan Ashcraft, Justin Bolt, Julia Boswell, Macall Brown, Kristen Coblentz, Savannah Collins, Hunter …

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divorces (10)

October 28, 2014 — 

The Tenth Judicial District Court in Fallon, Nev., issued the following divorces during September 2014. Tony Valentine Aja and Linda Michelle Aja. John Keoni Alika Ako and Amy Kim Ako. …

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‘Home Means Nevada’ (11)

October 28, 2014 — 

A song. Not just any old song. It’s a stirring song with a strong, vibrant melody that extols the beautiful virtues of a state that grew out of an ugly …

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County Question No. 1 deserves support (12)

October 28, 2014 — 

Six years ago, the Fallon/Churchill Fire Department came to the public with a ballot measure to raise additional funding to purchase major equipment items or to refurbish the equipment. At …

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Life Insurance Strengthens Your Financial Safety Net (13)

October 28, 2014 — 

Protecting your financial security is about more than having money in the bank now and in the near future. It’s also about long-term financial protection for your family. However, a …

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Fire department funding (14)

October 28, 2014 — 

Churchill County residents are being asked to vote on a general election measure to approve major capital improvement for the Fallon/Churchill Fire Department. According to Bill Lawry, 2nd assistant fire …

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How to help loved ones overcome tough times (15)

October 28, 2014 — 

Whether self-induced or unavoidable, there are a host of pitfalls that life can throw one’s way, and everyone faces a crisis at some point in his or her life. When …

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Trustees move forward on gym project (16)

October 28, 2014 — 

The Churchill County School Board awarded at their Thursday night meeting a contract to Q&D Construction for building a high school auxiliary gym. Paul Eskeldson, construction manager, said Q&D Construction …

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Early voting closes Friday (17)

October 28, 2014 — 

Only three more days remain for early voting prior to the general election, which is Tuesday. Thousands of Nevadans including voters in Churchill County have cast ballots for federal, statewide …

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Drivers: Be weary of using cellphones (18)

October 28, 2014 — 

The Fallon Police Department recently conducted a directed enforcement of cellphone violations in the city. Police Chief Kevin Gehman said the department concentrated on school zones in the morning and …

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Fallon’s Nevada Day events (19)

October 28, 2014 — 

Nevada’s Birthday Celebration at Local Museum The Mayor’s NV 150 Commission is celebrating Nevada’s 150th birthday on Oct. 31 with a series of free public events. From 4-6 p.m, the …

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A haunting we will go (20)

October 28, 2014 — 

It’s not just the fall weather that will bring chills down your spine. Churchill County Parks and Recreation will be putting together its annual Haunted House and Hay Ride. The …

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