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Carson supervisor candidates debate at chamber luncheon

Candidates for Carson City’s two supervisor seats agreed Tuesday that the survival of Western Nevada College is vital to the capital’s growth and prosperity.But none seemed to have any concrete ideas how to prevent further budget cuts that could threaten its programs and accreditation.The Board of Regents has proposed a budget that would further chop the college’s budget, taking another $4 million out of its current $15 million state revenue stream.Jim Shirk, seeking to unseat Molly Walt in Ward 4, said cuts during the past legislative sessions have cut attendance while raising fees and reducing available classes.“We need that university …

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