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Winter coats still needed

With winter weather moving in, the need for coats is greater than ever. However, the annual coat drive for the Carson City School District’s Children in Transition program is running unusually low this year.“We just have not gotten the turnout we’ve had in the past,” said Director Peggy Sweetland. “Last year, after Black Friday it was like a revolving door. This year, one guy came in.”Sweetland is asking the community to supply jackets, coats and sweatshirts for the nearly 300 children in the program, which serves students living in motels, campgrounds, cars or doubling up with other families.Donations should be …

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The Nevada Appeal Updated Dec 5, 2012 04:33AM Published Dec 5, 2012 04:32AM Copyright 2012 The Nevada Appeal. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.