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Heart attack forum aimed at women
RENO — ACCEPT, a local nonprofit serving the low-income families of Northern Nevada, will host a community forum Friday in recognition of American Heart Month. The public is invited for a night of education, dancing, fun, food, giveaways and more. This event is part of the “Make the Call. Don’t Miss a Beat” campaign, which was developed by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Office on Women’s Health. Women have a tendency to take...
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Washoe Co. chosen for federal cyber security training
RENO — Clark County and the state of Nevada competed with many other states for the opportunity to have the Center for Infrastructure Assurance and Security (CIAS) perform a cyber security assessment for Nevada. Selected by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Nevada was one of two states awarded for the highly competitive program and Clark County and Washoe County/Carson City were the communities chosen to participate. The goal of ...
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Local competes for Boys & Girls Club Youth of the Year
RENO — Tracy Herrera, a member of the Boys & Girls Club of Truckee Meadows since the age of 13, heads to Henderson next month to compete for the State Youth of the Year title. Tracy was selected as the local club’s female Youth of the Year last fall, the highest distinction for a Boys & Girls Club member, alongside male Youth of the Year Alex Gasetoto. Only one of the club’s two winners can advance to the state competition. Tracy was selected ...
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KNPB to 
 broadcast prep 
basketball championships
RENO — KNPB-TV public television, in cooperation with Gustin Sports Productions and the Nevada Interscholastic Athletic Association (NIAA) will broadcast the boys and girls state high school basketball championships on Feb. 25. The games will be played at Lawlor Events Center at the University of Nevada, Reno. The broadcasts will begin at 11 a.m. KNPB will broadcast the boys and girls 1A, 2A and 3A games live and will record the 4A championshi...
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Heart health as easy as saying your ABCDE’S
RENO — Each year, communities nationwide observe the importance of heart health and ways to reduce the risk of heart disease. In honor of American Heart Month, Dr. Steven Herrmann, medical director of cardiology at Saint Mary’s Medical Group, recommends the ABCDE’S method to maintain a healthy heart. • Aspirin: Taking a daily dose of aspirin, between 81 and 162 mg, reduces blood clot formation, decreases pain and reduces one’s chance of a firs...
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John Ascuaga’s Nugget to offer loyalty program
SPARKS — John Ascuaga’s Nugget announced Monday that it is the first and only hotel in the Reno market to offer Stash Rewards points to its guests. Stash Hotel Rewards is a hotel loyalty program that enables travelers to quickly earn free nights at independent hotels without blackouts or inflexible category restrictions. Stash members can now earn points toward free nights each time they stay at John Ascuaga’s Nugget or any of the unique Stash...
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Proposed bill would expand southern campuses
WASHINGTON — Rep. Mark Amodei (D-Nev.), along with original co-sponsors Reps. Shelley Berkley (NV-1) and Joe Heck (NV-3), announced Monday the introduction of HR 3996, the Southern Nevada Higher Education Land Act of 2012. The bill would convey three parcels of Bureau of Land Management (BLM) land to Great Basin College (GBC), College of Southern Nevada (CSN) and the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) for campus expansion. The parcels are ...
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United Blood Services seeks heroes on Wednesday
RENO — United Blood Services of Reno is setting aside a special day Wednesday for blood donors at its donation centers in Reno, Sparks and Carson City. “We are looking forward to our ‘Heroes Needed’ special event this Wednesday when all blood donors will be treated to some special food while being entered in a drawing to win one of two $500 gift cards,” said Lisa Rogers, the donor recruitment supervisor for Reno. “Additionally, all donors will...
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International team to train with Saint Mary’s Center for Cancer
WASHINGTON — ­Nevada Sen. Harry Reid on Friday honored Wilbur and Theresa Faiss, who were recognized during a ceremony in Las Vegas. They received an award that is bestowed upon the longest-married couple in the United States. “I congratulate Theresa and Wilbur Faiss on the incredible achievement for which they’re being honored today,” Reid said in a press release. “This ceremony and recognition is well-deserved, and we can all learn from the ...
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UNR VOX chapter ‘howls’ for birth control
WASHINGTON — ­Nevada Sen. Harry Reid on Friday honored Wilbur and Theresa Faiss, who were recognized during a ceremony in Las Vegas. They received an award that is bestowed upon the longest-married couple in the United States. “I congratulate Theresa and Wilbur Faiss on the incredible achievement for which they’re being honored today,” Reid said in a press release. “This ceremony and recognition is well-deserved, and we can all learn from the ...
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40 Days for Life campaign seeks volunteers
WASHINGTON — ­Nevada Sen. Harry Reid on Friday honored Wilbur and Theresa Faiss, who were recognized during a ceremony in Las Vegas. They received an award that is bestowed upon the longest-married couple in the United States. “I congratulate Theresa and Wilbur Faiss on the incredible achievement for which they’re being honored today,” Reid said in a press release. “This ceremony and recognition is well-deserved, and we can all learn from the ...
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Court affirms BLM grazing decision
Agency adequately accounted for sage-grouse habitat
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Assistance League helps Washoe Fire victims
The Washoe Drive Fire left many children in need of school clothes as a result of damage to their homes and the Assistance League of Reno-Sparks’ Operation School Bell Program was able to help.
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Sierra Donor Services leads nation in organ recovery
Sierra Donor Services led the nation in the number of organs recovered per donor at 3.78 for the first nine months of 2011, according to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.
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KNPB debuts ‘Jews in Nevada’ documentary
KNPB-TV public television will debut its latest documentary, “Jews in Nevada,” at 8 p.m. Thursday.
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Prescribed burn Monday at Davis Creed Park
Sierra Fire Protection District Battalion Chief Michael Heikka announced Friday that a prescribed burn is planned for Monday at Davis Creek Park.
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Dogs perish in smoky house fire in northwest Vegas
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Firefighters say two dogs perished after alerting people to a smoky blaze that spread from a recreational vehicle to an adjacent home in northwest Las Vegas. Las Vegas fire officials tell KVVU-TV Fox 5 that no people were hurt in the fire that badly damaged the home a little before 6:30 a.m. Friday on Thom Boulevard. Smoke from the fire near Decatur Boulevard and Gowan Road hung in the early morning air and was visible through...
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Lake Mead area draws religious group
KINGMAN, Ariz. (AP) — The peace and tranquility of the land near the Lake Mead Recreation Area has drawn a religious group hoping to build a monastery. The Kingman Miner reports a group of monks known as the Anandagiri Path of Self-Realization is asking for a zoning use permit to build a religious camp in the Mead-O-Rama Ranchos subdevelopement south of Temple Bar and northwest of Kingman. The organization owns about 200 acres split into 194 l...
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Sparks Mayor Welcomed at Sikh Temple In Reno
Sparks Mayor Geno R. Martini visited the Sikh Temple (Gurudwara) on Selmi Drive in Reno and was honored with a Siropa (robe of honor). In the picture, Martini (3rd from right) is seen with Temple President Kewal Singh Sekhon (4th from right), Hindu leader Rajan Zed (2nd from right) and other Sikh community leaders of the area. Sikhism is the fifth largest religion in the world.
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