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December 19, 2012
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Capital Jewelers Salon closing after 56 years

Carson City's self-styled cure for Bad Santa syndrome is about to succumb despite more than a half century of selling sparkly stuff instead of pajamas or small appliances.

Capital Jewelers Salon, 1000 N. Carson St., is going out with a whang-dang-thang, not a whimper, offering all wares on hand in a going-out-of-business event now slated to end Jan. 5. Prices are cut up to 70 percent.

"Bad Santa" is the two-word admonition on a large display sign showing pictures of small appliances to let men know women don't want toaster ovens as much as jewelry. The sign, recycled over the …

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