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Nevada falls in New Orleans Bowl (1)

December 20, 2014 — 

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Terrance Broadway passed for 227 yards and a touchdown, Hunter Stover kicked three field goals and Louisiana-Lafayette defeated Nevada in the New Orleans Bowl 16-3 on …

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Seek to balance ‘risk tolerance’ and ‘required risk’ (2)

December 18, 2014 — 

Like everyone else, you have financial goals. To help achieve these goals, you may need to invest — and when you invest, you’ll need to take on some risk. But …

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Care facilities seek medical marijuana answers (3)

December 18, 2014 — 

Nevada’s nursing homes are wrestling to create policies covering medical marijuana use by patients. The state’s new law does not address post-acute care facilities and advocates say many questions need …

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Nevada ranks poorly in life expectancy (4)

December 18, 2014 — 

The average life expectancy at birth for Nevadans is 78.1 years, which places Nevada 36th among all the states, according to a recent survey. The U.S. national life expectancy is …

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Gift giving made easy (5)

December 18, 2014 — 

With just under a week to go until Christmas, most reasonable people have probably completed most of their Christmas shopping. Of course, I can only speculate what reasonable people do, …

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Even a poor tailor is entitled to some happiness! (6)

December 18, 2014 — 

A minor but precious scene in “Fiddler on the Roof” raises some neat economic issues. It involves Motel, the poor tailor. Around 1910, the whole village gathers at his shop …

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My Christmas tree angel is a Lab (7)

December 18, 2014 — 

Christmas is such a special time of year. I love getting out the ornaments and reminiscing about their origin. My favorite is the angel at the top of my tree. …

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After 70 years Israel has identity problem (8)

December 18, 2014 — 

Israel, approaching 70, has an identity problem. At 70 you should know who you are and what you stand for, yet according to the legislation now before a dissolved parliament, …

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Holiday growth in Nevada expected to reach 5.4% (9)

December 18, 2014 — 

Retailers and consumers across Nevada enter the final weeks of holiday promotions and gift buying for friends and loved ones. When developing forecasts for the entirety of the holiday season, …

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SENIOR MENU (13)

December 18, 2014 — 

Churchill County Senior Center 310 E. Court St Fallon, NV 89406 775-423-7096 Menu and Activity Schedule Monday Chuckwagon Chili Baked Potato Tossed Green Salad Cornbread Lemon Pudding Tuesday Herb Baked …

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Trooper Talk (14)

December 18, 2014 — 

It’s that exciting time of year with the holidays upon us and winter weather settling in. The Nevada Highway Patrol wants everyone to have a wonderful and safe holiday season. …

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Sesquicentennial books make great Christmas gifts (15)

December 18, 2014 — 

As Nevada’s 150th anniversary year comes to a close, there’s at least one way to stretch out the celebration for a bit longer —by reading one or more of the …

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FPD swears in two new officers (16)

December 18, 2014 — 

The Fallon Police Department recently swore in two new police officers as family and friends looked on. Mayor Ken Tedford Jr. read the oath to the two new officers at …

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Stay on the fast track to your retirement (17)

December 18, 2014 — 

What does it take to be comfortable during retirement? Conventional wisdom calls it the 4 percent rule – withdrawing about that amount from your nest egg each year to live …

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Christmas plans for organizations, churches (18)

December 18, 2014 — 

With Christmas less than one week away, some organizations and numerous local churches have made special plans to celebrate the holiday. Both the American Legion and the Veterans of Foreign …

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Good cyber security habits essential for holidays (19)

December 18, 2014 — 

With so many new methods for cyber theft, it’s important to remember to take extra steps to protect your bank accounts and money this season, as criminals look to take …

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NAS Fallon receives $51.3 million for 3 projects (20)

December 18, 2014 — 

Naval Air Station Fallon and Nellis Air Force Base east of Las Vegas are receiving $110 million in government funding from the Fiscal Year 2015 Ominus Legislation that was recently …

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