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Program shows kids they can’t turn their backs on the future
Amid the production line, stock and office workers roamed Luis Cerros, who at 5 feet 3 inches, doesn’t appear to be in the right place.
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Local artisans learn to mind their beeswax
Six months ago, Carole Dance had never heard of encaustic art. Now she can’t get enough of it.
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Eggs away!
As first grade teacher Tim Davies stood on the roof of Jesse Hall Elementary School, nearly a hundred kids stared up at him wide-eyed. But it wasn’t fear in their eyes. It was anticipation for what he was about to do next. As Davies neared the edge of the roof he let the plastic baggy in his hands fly.
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Scripps dinner at UNR honors journalists from past, present ...
This area’s most prestigious annual event for journalists was held for the 44th time at the University of Nevada, Reno, on April 3.
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Junior Achievement gives eighth graders a glimpse at their f...
“What do you do at your job?” “How much money do you make?” “Do you like your job?”
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Sunkissed and ready to win
Kristy Dennis’ long, dark, freshly curled hair cascaded over her shoulders and landed against the rhinestones that shimmered out the word “bebe.” Her big, kind, dark eyes invited conversation as she held tightly onto her Miss January photo from the Miss Hawaiian Tropic 2008 calendar.
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Student vendors seek to be ‘worthy’ of field trip
“We’re not worthy! We’re not worthy!” 11-year-old Jared Weis yelled out as he got down on his knees in worshiping fashion.
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Reed prepares for 'Some Enchanted Evening'
"Not a dancing march, a soldier march!" Reed High School spring musical director Kathy King yelled out to several students who had a little too much hop in their step as they sang "Honey Bun."
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Reed teacher invites community to France
If the first things you think of when you hear “France” are berets, cigarettes and striped shirts, perhaps it’s time you took a trip to see it for yourself.
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Reed High School reaches out to incoming freshmen
Eighth graders from Sparks got to ditch school Friday so they could ... go to school.
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Life coach wakes students up with Empower Me!
Life coach Erin Zundel believes far too many people in this world are unconscious of their true desires. So she’s here to wake them up.
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Talking themselves up to become the toast of the town
In any Toastmasters Club, the old adage really does apply: It's not what you say, it's how you say it.
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Baptist pastor turns his church — and himself — on their head
Pastor Brian Minnes has no problem doing cartwheels for Jesus. And that's just the beginning.
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Flowers bloom at beginning artist’s fingertips
Armed with an assortment of brushes and palettes loaded with eight colors ranging from turquoise to yellow, seven women converted what were once blank canvases into beautiful floral oil paintings.
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Former Wolf recaps Pack’s bouncy 2008 basketball season
The University of Nevada men’s basketball team ended its season Tuesday night in semi-glorious form.
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Good Friday and Easter Services in Sparks
Here is a list of some of the church services today and on Sunday in Sparks.
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Sparks kids and their families enjoy pre-Easter fun
Kids from around Sparks got a head start on the Easter spirit on Saturday with some help from Sparks Parks & Recreation.
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Sparks tree guy wants to help residents ‘springify’ their yards
Spring is in the air — at least it’s supposed to be — and that means it’s time to ‘springify’ lawns again.
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St. Baldrick’s fundraiser helps children with cancer
Brad Woodring squinted as the electric razor shaved the first hairs from his head. The chairman of the Keaton Raphael Memorial for children with cancer was the first of hundreds to go bald for a cause Monday at Wild Island Family Adventure Park.
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O'Skis celebrates Irish side with shotskis, green beer
“Shotski!” Lee Pisiewski, his sister Cindy and their mother, affectionately referred to as “Mom” by all, call out as they raise a ski over their heads. The pub breaks out into cheers and applause.
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