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NORAD Santa trackers having record holiday
DENVER (AP) — Santa’s piling up more than presents this year. The big man’s trackers at NORAD say Santa Claus also broke records this Christmas Eve. Volunteers at Peterson Air Force Base in Colorado had fielded more than 80,000 calls Saturday evening, breaking the previous record. Also, Santa’s NORAD Facebook page approached 980,000 “likes.” Last year, Santa had 716,000 “likes.” Volunteers at NORAD Tracks Santa said kids started calling at 4 a...
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Man pleads guilty to killing girlfriend’s former husband
A 24-year-old man has pleaded guilty to first-degree murder in the 2008 shooting death of his girlfriend’s ex-husband as the victim slept in his Minden home.
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Christmas is not just for Christians anymore
As American culture gives Christmas a makeover, atheists and mixed-faith families find something to celebrate, too
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Guns for Christmas: A new trend?
Local stores see upswing in firearms sales during holiday season
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Local teens cope with loss
Reed High School has seen five deaths in the past few months from illness, accidents, suicide; classmates deal with grief
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Death penalty trend in Nevada rises
Coalition that opposes capital punishment says Silver State death sentences are up
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Flight Check
Santa gets his yearly checkup at Renown
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State judge nixes proposed Personhood Nevada initiative
Judge says language of law seeking to outlaw abortion, define a person is vague
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Cities announce office closures for the holidays
Monday will be day of observance for Christmas, New Year's
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Bail set for two Nugget shooting suspects
Man accused of shooting Hells Angel boss to death gets $2 million bail
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FBI searching for suspect in Indian country murder case
Daniel Draper wanted for Dec. 20 crime in Battle Mountain
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Meeting on Friday to discuss Sparks Senior Center
SPARKS — At 10:30 a.m. Friday at the Sparks Senior Center, the Aging and Disability Services Division of the state Department of Health and Human Services will hold a meeting to solicit comments for the next state plan for services for Nevada’s elders. Residents are invited to meet with the division’s senior staff and give their feedback. There also will be lunch, gifts from Santa and entertainment by the RSVP Senior Kickers. Reserve a holiday...
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Auditors reviewing Nev. mines under new law
Barrick Gold Corp. is focus of first wave of new oversight efforts
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