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'The Music Man' marches in Carson City May 8-17, 'Mary Poppins' in November


The Western Nevada Musical Theatre Company celebrates its 25th anniversary in 2015 with two Broadway blockbusters. The critically acclaimed, award-winning Carson City musical theatre company offers a delightful year for the whole family. The season opens ...

Achievement Charter Schools Discussed For Nevada


CARSON CITY, NV - If your child's school was consistently under-achieving and you worried about his education, how would you feel if that school was put in a special district with other under-achieving schools? What if a board of parents and community ...

Carson City Sheriff's Log: Felony arrests made on battery, drug-related charges


The following people were booked into the Carson City Jail. All are considered innocent until proven guilty in court. • At 2:46 p.m., Brian Rekoske, 42, was arrested on suspicion of furnishing prescription drugs to two people, a felony. He was held in li ...

Nevada Moves Closer to Same-Sex Marriage


CARSON CITY, Nev. (CN) - Nevada state senators introduced a second bill to have same-sex marriage recognized in the Nevada Constitution. To amend the Nevada Constitution, the Legislature must approve a bill in two consecutive years, then be approved by ...

New trail: Carson's newest single-track an instant hit


New trail: Carson's newest single-track an instant hit Seven miles of smooth, twisting single-track connects two scenic Carson City canyons Check out this story on rgj.com: http://on.rgj.com/1ChPbfn

Nevada senator to testify on bill after brain tumor surgery


CARSON CITY, Nev. — Nevada Sen. Debbie Smith is planning to testify at the Nevada Legislature several months after undergoing a successful surgery to remove a brain tumor. The Democrat told the Reno Gazette-Journal (http://on.rgj.com/1xFP1A 2 ) that she ...

Deadly Nevada prison shooting prompts legislative concerns


CARSON CITY — Civil libertarians raised new concerns Friday over a bill sought by the Nevada Department of Corrections to make all agency records confidential following this week’s revelations that an inmate was shot and killed by a state prison guard ...

Replacing Harry Reid: Nevada focus on Gov. Brian Sandoval


One reason is political geography. Heck, who represents a district centered in Reno and Carson City, comes from the part of Nevada that is less populous. The population center is in Las Vegas and its suburbs in Clark County. “If a guy was going to run ...

Lawyer: 2 Nevada inmates handcuffed when guard shot them


"There needs to be more of an investigation," said Assemblywoman Marilyn Kirkpatrick, the Democratic Assembly floor leader. Associated Press writer Riley Snyder in Carson City, Nevada, contributed to this report.

Nevada State Musuem to showcase 95-year-old footage


CARSON CITY, Nev. (MyNews4.com & KRNV) -- The Nevada State Museum will have a historic film screening Thursday night; and it should prove to be a one-of-a-kind experience. The public will get a chance to see footage that was taken 95 years ago as U.S ...

NHP confrontation during traffic stop in Carson City


CARSON CITY, Nev. (MyNews4.com & KRNV) — A video posted on YouTube last month shows a woman pulled from her car by the Nevada Highway Patrol. In the video, the two women argue with troopers during a t…

1876CC US Seated LIBERTY Dime “Carson City” High in Demand! Old US Coins!


1876CC US Seated LIBERTY Dime “Carson City” High in Demand! Old US Coins! http://gekoo.co/buy-bid/0 1/?query=361248701711

Fabric artist Sarah Lillegard to conduct free workshop March 30 in Carson City


CARSON CITY, Nev. — Artist Sarah Lillegard works in what she calls second skin — fabrics and dye. The Reno artist will conduct the workshop Natural Dye Introduction from 3:30 to 5 p.m. March 30 at the…

LA Desk: Supporters of an NFL Stadium in Carson Deliver 15,000 Signatures to City Clerk in Support of Ballot initiative


Supporters of an #NFL stadium in #Carson deliver 15,000 signatures to city clerk in support of ballot initiative. pic.twitter.com/bAvCvCatY 2 — Robert Holguin (@ABC7Robert) March 25, 2015Filed under: M…

Students Engage in a City Flag Design Contest


The city of Janesville, Wisconsin is looking to design a new city flag. What do you do when you are looking for a new flag design? Most would ask a professional to sketch a few design concepts, but no…

Carpenter Carson City (NV) – Carson City Carpenters


Carpenter Carson City (NV) Lending helping hands when you need masterpieces built in Carson City (NV). Papa’s Carpenter Specialists in Carson City, Nevada work with, builds and fixes items and struc…

arrests in Carson City drug bust ends 3-month probe


Originally posted on Nevada State Personnel Watch: CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Sheriff’s deputies in Carson City say they’ve arrested nine suspects as part of a three-month investigation into a major dr…

Nine Women And Men Arrested In Methamphetamine Bust In Carson City


The Carson City Sheriff’s Office has arrested nine people in connection with a methamphetamine ring in Carson City. According to a press release, the Tri-NET Narcotic Task Force ended a three month l…

arrests in Carson City drug bust ends 3-month probe


CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Sheriff’s deputies in Carson City say they’ve arrested nine suspects as part of a three-month investigation into a major drug trafficking ring in the area. Deputies and office…

Tax Day in Carson City about to change the debate


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Protect Your Business in CARSON CITY NEVADA from Spring Weather Threats

This winter has been particularly harsh for businesses in the northeast and parts of the southern U.S., as record snowfalls and frigid temperatures forced many companies to close their doors for several days.

Many parts of the country are bracing for possible spring floods that may follow when the snow melts. Meanwhile, April through June is the peak time for tornadoes, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). The Southeast, Midwest, the Gulf States and the South Central region are particularly vulnerable to these dangerous windstorms.

Now is a good time to make a plan to protect your clients, customers and your business for the threats caused by spring storms and floods. Join the U.S. Small Business Administration and Agility Recovery on Tuesday, March 10 at 2 p.m. EDT for a free webinar on best practices for mitigating spring weather risks. These preparedness tips are based on real-life recovery experiences from business owners.

The SBA has partnered with Agility to offer business continuity strategies through its “PrepareMyBusiness” website. Visit www.preparemybusiness.org to access previous webinars and for additional preparedness tips.

The SBA provides disaster recovery assistance in the form of low-interest loans to homeowners, renters, private nonprofits and businesses of all sizes. To learn more, visit www.sba.gov/disaster.

WHAT: “Preparing for Severe Spring Weather” - A presentation from Agility CEO Bob Boyd, followed by a question and answer session.

WHEN: Tuesday, March 10, 2015 from 2 –3 p.m. EDT
HOW:

Space is limited. Register at http://agil.me/springprepsba

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In CARSON CITY NEVADA: Why Good Trade Deals Matter to a Business

Nick Martin is the co-founder of The Pro´s Closet, an online used-cycling business. He sent the following email to the White House list to highlight why a better trade deal means a brighter future for online businesses like his.

The Trans-Pacific Partnership isn´t just President Obama´s proposed trade deal -- it´s mine, too. It´s a trade deal that millions of other online small business owners in this country would be proud to add their name to. I want to tell you why:

Every time I step through the doors of one of our 4,000-square-foot warehouses in Boulder and Denver, Colorado -- every time I see the bikes and cycling parts that line those walls and take in the energetic buzz of our 30-member team -- I take a step back and reflect on a simple fact: I own a business. It’s a "pinch-me" moment -- every time.

I am a cyclist and the proud co-owner of The Pro´s Closet, an online used-cycling store. And thanks to the Internet and the availability of e-commerce platforms like eBay, we´ve gone global. After all, when it’s not cycling season in the U.S., it’s peak season somewhere else in the world.

International customers aren´t just good for business abroad; they’re great for my Colorado communities. Why? Because selling in more markets means I can hire more people here at home. In fact, more small businesses are using the Internet to grow their business by reaching new customers they couldn´t reach before.

This is why trade is so important to me. If the success of American businesses in the global economy is important to you, say you’re an ambassador for a better trade deal that delivers a brighter future for all of us.

It may seem like a really remote and technical issue, but it actually has a real impact on how small businesses like mine do business. Currently more than 40% of our transactions cross U.S. borders. Unfortunately, most of our trade rules were written in a "pre-Internet" era, which means they are a nightmare to navigate for small online businesses.

Here’s an example: Right now, customs rules are so inconsistent and hard to follow that if we put a cycling part in the wrong packaging or mail it with the wrong label, it won’t make it to our customer in one country. The rules are different for each country, and are sometimes set up in a way that completely blocks out American business.

That is why it is so important that we secure the Trans-Pacific Partnership, a new kind of trade agreement that will ensure America writes the rules and levels the playing field for online businesses and American workers by:

Reducing and eliminating tariffs across the Asia-Pacific region

Streamlining customs procedures

Making the rules more transparent, consistent, and less costly

Helping keep the Internet open and free, enabling online businesses to operate without unnecessary infrastructure costs

Of course, as the President has said, not all of our past trade deals have lived up to their promise. Thankfully, this trade deal is on track to be different. In fact, the Trans-Pacific Partnership is shaping up to be the most progressive trade deal the world has ever seen. [13]


Responding To and Protecting Students from Sexual Assault in CARSON CITY NEVADA

January 26, 2015

Courtesy of Eve Hill and Mark Kappelhoff, Deputy Assistant Attorneys General for the Civil Rights pision

Note: The sample MOU can be found at here.

President Obama established the White House Task Force to Protect Students from Sexual Assault one year ago. On this anniversary, the task force has released a sample memorandum of understanding (MOU) to assist campuses and law enforcement agencies to work together in their efforts to protect students, address the needs of sexual assault survivors, and ensure a prompt, thorough, and fair response to allegations of sexual misconduct. This is yet another important step in the task force’s effort to help colleges and universities, as well as their partners in the community, address the problem of campus sexual violence.

While colleges and universities can do much on their own, communication and collaboration between campus administrators, campus police and local law enforcement is critically important to address the problem of sexual assault on campus.

The sample MOU reflects input from task force members and agencies, outside experts on sexual assault, police associations, state attorneys general, and campus administrators and counsels.

Many colleges and universities already have MOUs in place with local law enforcement authorities covering a variety of areas. Our conversations with campus administrators, campus police, and law enforcement have underscored the need for additional tools and strategies that are specifically tailored to the dynamics of sexual assault on campus, as well as the needs of sexual assault survivors. The task force is providing this sample MOU with that in mind.

We recognize that every campus and community is unique and there is no one-size-fits-all solution. The sample MOU is, therefore, intended to be a starting point for a conversation between campus administrators, campus police and local law enforcement on how to improve collaborations between critical first responders. We fully expect that, in partnering to address the issue of sexual violence on campus, campus administrators and law enforcement will adapt the provisions of the sample MOU to meet their particular needs and circumstances. For example, some campus and law enforcement authorities may wish to incorporate some or all of the provisions into an existing general campus safety MOU, while others may prefer a standalone agreement specifically addressing campus sexual violence. Still others may decide that some different method of collaboration better meets their needs. We hope that this sample MOU will be an important resource in collaborative efforts between campus administrators, campus police and law enforcement to eradicate sexual assault from college communities nationwide.

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