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June 11, 2013
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Local officials remember congresswoman

Former U.S. Representative Barbara F. Vucanovich, who died peacefully Monday after a brief illness, was remembered for her work across the aisle and her efforts to help Nevada residents. Councilman Bob Erickson, who was Fallon mayor from 1987-1995 and also a councilman before that, grew up in Reno and lived not too far away from Vucanovich. Her death comes as a surprise to Erickson. “It’s a real shocker,” he said “I had heard she had some health issues. But even in her 90s she was very vigorous.” Erickson said the congresswoman was very helpful to both Fallon and Churchill County …

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