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End of summer reading (1)

September 1, 2015 — 

Two recent debut novels are worth checking out if you’re looking for something to close out your summer reading.“Dragonfish” (Norton) by Vu Tran is a nourish thriller set in contemporary …

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New study links preterm birth with microbes in mom’s body (2)

August 18, 2015 — 

WASHINGTON — Scientists might have found a new way to tell who’s at risk of having a premature baby, by checking the bacterial community that lives in mom’s reproductive tract. …

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Carson Tahoe HopeFest 2015 features Celtic rock band (3)

August 10, 2015 — 

HopeFest 2015, the fifth annual fund raising event to benefit cancer patients and their families, will feature Celtic rock music and additional fare associated with the event each year.It culminates …

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July 30, 2015 — 

BLM, MUSEUM OPEN EXHIBITThe Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Winnemucca District (WD), and the Humboldt Museum announce the opening of a new exhibit: “Giant Swimming Reptiles of the Ancient Seas.” …

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Scientists find closest thing yet to Earth-sun twin system (5)

July 23, 2015 — 

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — Scientists have identified a “close cousin” to Earth that’s orbiting a sun-like star and might harbor life. “It is the closest thing that we have to …

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Summer offers theme trains, scavenger trips (6)

July 16, 2015 — 

COMSTOCK MUSEUM EXHIBITIONThe Comstock History Center Museum’s A Brushwork Roundup: Western Paintings and Drawings by Craig Sheppard will run through Sept. 12.A native of southwestern Oklahoma and former bronco rider …

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Trendy but calm: Adult coloring books selling like crazy (7)

July 15, 2015 — 

NEW YORK — Adult coloring books are giving Harper Lee a run for the money on best-seller lists this summer. Dover Publications has sold more than 3 million adult coloring …

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Apple’s updates iPod Touch amid declining sales (8)

July 15, 2015 — 

NEW YORK — Although the iPod’s popularity has waned, Apple is updating its music player for the first time in nearly three years by giving the flagship Touch model a …

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‘Flashbacks’ expected during Carson follies (9)

July 9, 2015 — 

If you are looking for some family fun to do that also supports the senior citizens of Carson City then you want to attend this year’s Senior Follies production titled …

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Thousands truckin’ to Chicago for final Grateful Dead shows (10)

July 3, 2015 — 

CHICAGO — The Grateful Dead is closing the lid on its storied half-century of concerts this weekend in Chicago, where a museum has captured the band’s prankster heart by displaying …

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Enjoy a free day at the state parks, canoe rides (11)

June 25, 2015 — 

CCMS One-Act Play CompetitionFour one-act plays will contend for first place during the spring Churchill County Middle School One-Act Play Competition. Churchill County High School thespians serve as directors for …

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CAC membership info and season brochure coming soon (12)

June 25, 2015 — 

The Churchill Arts Council is wrapping up negotiations for its 2015 – 2016 programs and activities and membership information and a brochure for upcoming events will be available next month.There …

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One Act plays begin at Carson City’s BAC (13)

June 12, 2015 — 

Proscenium Players, Inc., the second oldest continuously-operating theater company in Nevada will present a series of humorous One Act plays today, Saturday and Sunday at the Brewery Arts Center’s Performance …

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June 6, 2015 — 

CCMS One-Act Play CompetitionFour one-act plays will contend for first place during the spring Churchill County Middle School One-Act Play Competition. Churchill County High School thespians serve as directors for …

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First in-the-park concert features Creole twist (15)

June 6, 2015 — 

The first free in-the-park concert of the summer will present Jeffrey Broussard & the Creole Cowboys on June 20. The performance will be on the Centennial Stage in Oats Park …

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Vanderbilt never lived up to expectations (16)

June 6, 2015 — 

With an uptown name like Vanderbilt, one would think this19th century mining camp was something special.But despite its promoters’ best efforts, Vanderbilt, which was also called Vanderbilt City, never amounted …

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May 28, 2015 — 

CCMS One-Act Play CompetitionFour one-act plays will contend for first place during the spring Churchill County Middle School One-Act Play Competition. Churchill County High School thespians serve as directors for …

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Fernley author releases latest children’s book (18)

May 21, 2015 — 

Guardian Angel Publishing, Inc., recently released Fernley author, Mary Jean Kelso’s childrens’ book, “Little Lonnie Long Ears.”The story, geared toward younger children, carries a theme of learning to turn a …

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‘Dancing through Life’ to be presented in Carson City (19)

May 21, 2015 — 

Ayako’s Dance Studio, sponsored by Pinkerton Ballet Theatre is presenting ‘Dancing through Life’ at the Carson City Community Center, Bob Boldrick Theater at 7 p.m. Friday. ‘Dancing through Life’ follows …

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Roping event set for Carson City’s Fuji Park canceled (20)

May 20, 2015 — 

A National Team Roping Tour event originally scheduled for Memorial Day weekend at Carson City’s Fuji Park arena was canceled Tuesday, according to Tommy Lee of Tommy Lee Livestock.Lee said …

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