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SILVER DOLLARS AND WOODEN NICKELS: It was a tasteful affair

July 22, 2017 — The Nevada Appeal's Silver Dollars & Wooden Nickels feature recognizes achievements from the capital region and, when warranted, points out other acts that missed the mark. SILVER DOLLAR: To Advocates to End Domestic Violence and all the restaurants, businesses, entertainment and customers for organizing and […]

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Guy W. Farmer: The Wall Street Journal slams President Trump

July 22, 2017 — The conservative Wall Street Journal, which has been generally supportive of President Trump and his political agenda, on Tuesday lambasted the president and his family in an editorial headlined, "The Trumps and the Truth." If the president loses the Journal, which has frequently been at […]

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Letters to the editor for Sunday, July 23, 2017

July 22, 2017 — Good things will always grow On July 20, 2005, Shelly Churchey Hachenberger lost her life to domestic violence in Carson City. She left behind her two daughters, Claire, 10 years old, and Natalie, 7 years old. The kindness and concern shown by so many from […]

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Sen. Dean Heller: Standing up for Nevada’s veterans

July 22, 2017 — As a senior member of the U.S. Senate Committee on Veterans' Affairs and representative of more than 300,000 veterans living in Nevada, I am always working to address the problems that continue to plague one of our country's largest government agencies — the Department of […]

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Cheers & Kudos: Jedi Engineers thankful after run at international championship

July 22, 2017 — The Jedi Engineers, a FIRST LEGO League team from Eagle Valley Middle School, was awarded the second place Robotics Design in Programming trophy at the International Open Championship in Bath, U.K. The Jedi Engineers are made up of Ryan Cooley, Cash Farnworth, Bryar Fancher, Emmanuel […]

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Cheers & Kudos: Safe Grad thanks Capital Ford, Kohl’s

July 22, 2017 — Carson High Safe Grad Booster would personally like to apologize for leaving out some sponsors off of the "thank you" ad placed on June 24. Capital Ford has played a major role with Safe Grad over the years with the Drive One program. Thank you, […]

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The Popcorn Stand: Here’s hoping Bieber can perform ‘Ain’t Misbehavin’’

July 21, 2017 — First Winnie-the-Pooh. Now Justin Bieber. I wrote a couple of days ago how outraged I was with China banning Winnie-the-Pooh from social media. Apparently too many people were having too much fun comparing Winnie-the-Pooh to Chinese President Xi Jinping. Now China has banned Justin Bieber […]

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Teri Vance: Taking freeway to fun in Carson

July 21, 2017 — On Thursday, I tagged along to an artist reception at the Artsy Fartsy gallery. I hadn't yet been to the new location, so I went to check it out and see the work of Rachael and Debbie Lambin in their "My Thousand Words" exhibit. The […]

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Is This You? The follower

July 21, 2017 — There's something following me around inside of my house. It's my stationary bike. I leave it in a room where I think it will be the perfect place for me to ride my, uh, you know what, into "tinyhood." Then after some time that place […]

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Letters to the editor for Saturday, July 22, 2017

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Fred LaSor: Buying friends — and votes

July 20, 2017 — What better way to make someone a friend than to give them something? And what better position to be in when giving out gifts than to pass the costs onto someone else? This is the position of politicians in America: they give goodies to voters […]

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July 20, 2017 — Carson City Symphony Chorus snubbed by columnist Mr. LaSor's commentary of June 7 in this newspaper requires a retort. His poor powers of observation are evident since he failed to mention one word about the participation by the Carson City Symphony Chorus in the July […]

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Charles Krauthammer: Bungled collusion is still collusion

July 20, 2017 — WASHINGTON — One cannot imagine a more wrenching moral dilemma than the case of little Charlie Gard. He is a beautiful 11-month-old boy with an incurable genetic disease. It depletes his cells' energy-producing structures (the mitochondria), thereby progressively ravaging his organs. He cannot hear, he […]

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Rick Seley: Really funny news, really

July 20, 2017 — As you read this I am jet lagged and most likely asleep after yet another business trip to Jordan. This was my eighth trip to Jordan in the last two years and probably not my last. A lot of people ask, "What is a suave […]

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Why the state of emergency on marijuana in Nevada

July 20, 2017 — Sometimes Nevada can be, well, uniquely Nevada. Perhaps this is why, in this major fire season and after great amounts of snow and flooding from the melt, a state of emergency was declared. A state of emergency because recreational cannabis dispensaries are running out of […]

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The Popcorn Stand: O.J. dusts off a great story

July 20, 2017 — What is news? Even though I consider myself a journalistic professional of nearly 30 years, I've never stopped asking that question and it's a question I asked again on Thursday. Unless you live under a rock or maybe just don't give a you know what, […]

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The Popcorn Stand: I still want stuff that works

July 19, 2017 — Time for my latest stuff that works rant. I've said it before and I'll say it again, all this technology we have would be great — if it actually worked. Maybe I'm just looking at my youth through rose-colored glasses, but it seemed like everything […]

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Dennis Cassinelli: Why no one ever told me about Uncle Bert

July 19, 2017 — I suppose every family has an Uncle Bert hidden away in the dark recesses of family ancestry. I never realized our family had an Uncle Bert until my research into our family tree revealed he even existed. Certainly, none of the old family members I […]

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Letters to the editor for Thursday, July 20, 2017

July 19, 2017 — Never a better time to follow word of God "And even if our message of good tidings is veiled, it is veiled in them that perish: in whom the mighty one of this world has blinded the minds of the unbelieving, that the light of […]

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The Popcorn Stand: Pooh-Pooh to you, China

July 18, 2017 — China has gone too far. President Trump, you said China was "killing us" and you promised to do something about it. Well now, Mr. President, it's time for you to take action. What am I talking about. China's manipulation of currency? Trade? Manufacturing? No. Mr. […]

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