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June 7, 2012
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Abowd: A flower basket is stolen from downtown

There's one fewer flower basket in downtown Carson City after one was stolen only days after they were put up.

Supervisor Karen Abowd said it appears to have been taken either late Sunday or early Monday. They were hung Friday.

"I don't understand the logic or mindset behind it," Abowd said. "It makes no sense to me."

She said that city workers immediately went out and crimped the remaining hooks to make the remaining baskets more difficult to steal.

The petunias in the pots were grown by special-needs students at Carson High School starting in January, she said. Each basket …

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