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KTVN Reno
NWS Issues Flash Flood Warning for parts of Northern NevadaThe National Weather Service in Reno has issued a Flash Flood Warning for west
KTVN Reno / Posted 2 days ago
The National Weather Service in Reno has issued a Flash Flood Warning for west central Churchill County, Storey County, southern Washoe County and north central Lyon County. The Flash Flood Warning is in effect until about 8:45 pm. NWS says that at... Read more
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KTVN Reno
Red Flag Warning for Western Nevada and the Sierras SundayService says a red flag warning is in effect for Sunday, July 23, from 3 p.m. -
KTVN Reno / Posted 3 days ago
Service says a red flag warning is in effect for Sunday, July 23, from 3 p.m. - midnight. Affected areas include: Northern Washoe County, Greater Lake Tahoe Area, Eastern and Western Lassen County, Surprise Valley California, Eastern Plumas/Eastern... Read more
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Tahoe Daily Tribune
Proposed Shoreline Plan could allow 138 new piers in Lake Tahoewe decided to do was take a go-slow approach," explained McMahon. The piers wo
Tahoe Daily Tribune / Posted 3 days ago
we decided to do was take a go-slow approach," explained McMahon. The piers would be distributed between California and Nevada, with 58 going to Placer County, 28 to El Dorado County, 21 to Washoe County and 21 to Douglas County. The Shoreline... Read more
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Tahoe Daily Tribune
Carson City bypass ready for debut; residents to ride, run, walk final stretch of freeway SaturdaySeventeen years and $203.5 million later, the Carson City freeway bypass is jus
Tahoe Daily Tribune / Posted 6 days ago
Seventeen years and $203.5 million later, the Carson City freeway bypass is just about to open to traffic. Area residents will get the chance to ride their bicycles, run or walk the final three-mile stretch of the freeway on Saturday. But it won't... Read more
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KTVN Reno
Someone 2 Know: Clyde Takahashi"Service to others is the rent you pay for your room here on earth. " - Muhamm
KTVN Reno / Posted 6 days ago
"Service to others is the rent you pay for your room here on earth. " - Muhammad Ali Most non-profits and charities will tell you they simply could not stay in businesses without the support of their volunteers. And although they never do it for... Read more
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MyMotherLode.com
Fire destroyed 4 homes near Elko; 90 percent contained AP News | 07/19/17 02:07 PM RENO, Nev. (AP) -- Hundreds of firefighters in r
MyMotherLode.com / Posted 7 days ago
AP News | 07/19/17 02:07 PM RENO, Nev. (AP) -- Hundreds of firefighters in rural northeast Nevada battled their way Wednesday to 90 percent containment of a wind-driven wildfire that destroyed... Read more
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MyMotherLode.com
Yosemite fire smoke triggers air alert in RenoThe Latest: AP News | 07/19/17 12:07 PM RENO, Nev. (AP) -- The Latest on wil
MyMotherLode.com / Posted 7 days ago
The Latest: AP News | 07/19/17 12:07 PM RENO, Nev. (AP) -- The Latest on wildfires burning in Nevada (all times local PDT): 12:20 p.m. An air quality alert has been issued for the Reno-Sparks area... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Yosemite fire smoke triggers air alert in RenoRENO, Nev. (AP) — The Latest on wildfires burning in Nevada (all times local PD
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 7 days ago
RENO, Nev. (AP) — The Latest on wildfires burning in Nevada (all times local PDT): 12:20 p.m. An air quality alert has been issued for the Reno-Sparks area due to heavy smoke blowing in from a California wildfire near Yosemite National Park more... Read more
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KTVN Reno
Yosemite fire smoke triggers air alert in RenoRENO, Nev. (AP) - The Latest on wildfires burning in Nevada (all times local PD
KTVN Reno / Posted 7 days ago
RENO, Nev. (AP) - The Latest on wildfires burning in Nevada (all times local PDT): 12:20 p.m. An air quality alert has been issued for the Reno-Sparks area due to heavy smoke blowing in from a California wildfire near Yosemite National Park more... Read more
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Nevada Appeal
40 years later, Carson City bypass a realitySeventeen years and $203.5 million later, the Carson City freeway bypass is jus
Nevada Appeal / Posted 7 days ago
Seventeen years and $203.5 million later, the Carson City freeway bypass is just about to open to traffic. Area residents will get the chance to ride their bicycles, run or walk the final three-mile stretch of the freeway July 22. But it won't... Read more
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The Hill
GOP faces growing demographic nightmare in WestDemocratic, that it swamps the Republican advantage in increasingly conservativ
The Hill / Posted 9 days ago
Democratic, that it swamps the Republican advantage in increasingly conservative rural areas. Republicans who have watched Nevada politics in recent years worry their party’s struggles in the Silver State will be a harbinger of things to come as... Read more
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KTVN Reno
Nevada National Guard Blackhawk helicopters fight wildfireRENO, Nev. (AP) - The Nevada National Guard used two Blackhawk helicopters on F
KTVN Reno / Posted 11 days ago
RENO, Nev. (AP) - The Nevada National Guard used two Blackhawk helicopters on Friday to douse the flames of a wildfire that's rolling through Washoe County. The Reno Gazette-Journal reports (http://on.rgj.com/2texrq0 ) the helicopters are capable of... Read more
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Nevada Appeal
Fire officials want to stay on top of wildfire threat in Northern NevadaWith dry weather and increased vegetation, Carson City fire officials are infor
Nevada Appeal / Posted 12 days ago
With dry weather and increased vegetation, Carson City fire officials are informing the public about fire dangers and protecting your home through the summer. Recently, fire officials in Carson City and the surrounding regions have put Northern... Read more
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KTVN Reno
Washoe County Deputies Helping With Evacuations Near Cold Springs FireThe Washoe County Sheriff's Office says they are helping with voluntary evacuat
KTVN Reno / Posted 12 days ago
The Washoe County Sheriff's Office says they are helping with voluntary evacuations in the area of Crystal Canyon Blvd., White Lake Parkway and Silver Knolls areas due to the Cold Springs Fire. Nevada Highway Patrol tells us as a result there will... Read more
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KTVN Reno
Food Pantry Hosts 'Farmers Market' for ClientsOn Thursday Raley’s partnered with the Food Bank of Northern Nevada to give out
KTVN Reno / Posted 13 days ago
On Thursday Raley’s partnered with the Food Bank of Northern Nevada to give out fresh fruits and vegetables to those who need it. The "farmer's market" was available for people stopping by the Saint Francis Assisi food pantry. Organizers say it... Read more
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KTVN Reno
Farad Fire Near Nevada-California State Line 58% ContainedThe U.S. Forest Service says the Farad Fire is now 747-acres large, near the Ne
KTVN Reno / Posted 13 days ago
The U.S. Forest Service says the Farad Fire is now 747-acres large, near the Nevada-California state line. The Farad Fire is now 58% contained. The fire started just after 1:00 p.m. on Monday. Sierra Front says Liberty Utilities has de-energized a... Read more
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Aircraft Maintenance Technology
New Trustees and Chairman Named to Reno-Tahoe Airport BoardThe Reno-Tahoe Airport Authority named a new chairman and four new trustees to
Aircraft Maintenance Technology / Posted 13 days ago
The Reno-Tahoe Airport Authority named a new chairman and four new trustees to serve on the board that oversees both the Reno-Tahoe International Airport, the 66th busiest airport in the nation, and Reno-Stead Airport. Shaun Carey, appointed by the... Read more
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Tahoe Daily Tribune
Farad Fire update: I-80 reopens near Truckee and Lake Tahoe; containment at 20 percentUPDATE by the Associated Press RENO, Nev. (AP) — Fire crews were getting the u
Tahoe Daily Tribune / Posted 14 days ago
UPDATE by the Associated Press RENO, Nev. (AP) — Fire crews were getting the upper hand on a wildland blaze that shut down U.S. Interstate 80 along the Nevada-California line most of Tuesday as helicopters dumped water on the flames in the rugged... Read more
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Nevada Appeal
Crews get upper hand on wildfire that closed I-80RENO — Fire crews were getting the upper hand on a wildland blaze that shut dow
Nevada Appeal / Posted 15 days ago
RENO — Fire crews were getting the upper hand on a wildland blaze that shut down U.S. Interstate 80 along the Nevada-California line most of Tuesday as helicopters dumped water on the flames in the rugged mountain canyons west of Reno. A 25-mile... Read more
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KTVN Reno
Farad Fire Grows to 670-Acres Near Nevada-California State LineThe California Highway Patrol in Truckee says I-80 eastbound & westbound has re
KTVN Reno / Posted 15 days ago
The California Highway Patrol in Truckee says I-80 eastbound & westbound has reopened to traffic. CHP will provide escorts from SR-267 to the Nevada state line. The U.S. Forest Service says the fire is now 670-acres large, near the Nevada-California... Read more
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FOX40 Sacramento
I-80 Near Nevada State Line Reopens as Farad Fire Continues to BurnTRUCKEE — Interstate 80 at the California-Nevada state line has reopened, a day
FOX40 Sacramento / Posted 15 days ago
TRUCKEE — Interstate 80 at the California-Nevada state line has reopened, a day after a brush fire led to a closure in both directions. The Farad Fire has burned about 600 acres in Sierra County, about 12 miles northeast of Truckee. It is only 5... Read more
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KTVN Reno
I-80 wildfire triggers health alert in RenoRENO, Nev. (AP) - The Latest on wildfires burning in Nevada (all times local, P
KTVN Reno / Posted 15 days ago
RENO, Nev. (AP) - The Latest on wildfires burning in Nevada (all times local, PDT): 11:35 a.m. Smoke from a wildfire that has closed a 25-mile stretch of Interstate 80 near the Nevada-California line has triggered an air quality warning in the... Read more
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MyMotherLode.com
I 80 wildfire triggers health alert in RenoThe Latest: AP News | 07/11/17 11:07 AM RENO, Nev. (AP) -- The Latest on wil
MyMotherLode.com / Posted 15 days ago
The Latest: AP News | 07/11/17 11:07 AM RENO, Nev. (AP) -- The Latest on wildfires burning in Nevada (all times local, PDT): 11:35 a.m. Smoke from a wildfire that has closed a 25-mile stretch of... Read more
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KTVN Reno
Recreational Marijuana Sales Could Start in Sparks This FridayThe Sparks City Council voted on Monday to a code change that allows businesses
KTVN Reno / Posted 16 days ago
The Sparks City Council voted on Monday to a code change that allows businesses to begin selling recreational marijuana under the Department of Taxation's early start guidelines. The Sparks City Manager says this means sales could start as quickly... Read more
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Lake Tahoe News
More bike trails are good for TahoeBike paths can transform a community to be safer, healthier, and contribute to
Lake Tahoe News / Posted 17 days ago
Bike paths can transform a community to be safer, healthier, and contribute to its economic and environmental sustainability. A bike path, or more accurately called a shared-use trail, is a “completely separated right-of-way for the exclusive use of... Read more
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KTVN Reno
Red Flag Warning in Effect Sunday and MondayThe National Weather Service in Reno has issued Red Flag Warnings for western N
KTVN Reno / Posted 18 days ago
The National Weather Service in Reno has issued Red Flag Warnings for western Nevada and the eastern Sierra which are in effect on both Sunday and Monday. Eastern Lassen County, western Nevada Sierra Front and northern Washoe County are all among... Read more
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Nevada Appeal
Perfect attendance for the past 13 yearsWhen Kaelehn Nemeth graduated from Churchill County High School last month, she
Nevada Appeal / Posted 19 days ago
When Kaelehn Nemeth graduated from Churchill County High School last month, she grasped her diploma with a crowning achievement — perfect attendance throughout her 13 years of schooling. From kindergarten through her senior year, Nemeth never missed... Read more
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KTVN Reno
Officer Involved Shooting from November 2015 JustifiedWashoe County District Attorney Chris Hicks releases report saying the officer
KTVN Reno / Posted 20 days ago
Washoe County District Attorney Chris Hicks releases report saying the officer involved shooting of Mathew Grows was justified. DA Hicks released a 36 page public report outlining the incident and his analysis and a copy of the report can be found... Read more
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KTNV Las Vegas
Court overturns death sentence in 1982 Nevada killingLAS VEGAS (AP) - A federal appeals court has overturned the death sentence of a
KTNV Las Vegas / Posted 20 days ago
LAS VEGAS (AP) - A federal appeals court has overturned the death sentence of a 65-year-old Nevada prison inmate who killed a Reno used car salesman in 1982, just months after killing his girlfriend in the Seattle area. A three-judge panel of the... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Court overturns death sentence in 1982 Nevada killingLAS VEGAS (AP) — A federal appeals court has overturned the death sentence of a
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 20 days ago
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A federal appeals court has overturned the death sentence of a 65-year-old Nevada state prison inmate convicted of killing a Reno used car salesman in March 1982, just months after killing his girlfriend in Seattle. However, the... Read more
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KTVN Reno
Court overturns death sentence in 1982 Nevada killingLAS VEGAS (AP) - A federal appeals court has overturned the death sentence of a
KTVN Reno / Posted 20 days ago
LAS VEGAS (AP) - A federal appeals court has overturned the death sentence of a 65-year-old Nevada prison inmate who killed a Reno used car salesman in 1982, just months after killing his girlfriend in the Seattle area. A three-judge panel of the... Read more
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KTVN Reno
Federal Appeals Court Overturns Death Sentence in 1982 Reno KillingA federal appeals court has overturned the death sentence of a 65-year-old Neva
KTVN Reno / Posted 20 days ago
A federal appeals court has overturned the death sentence of a 65-year-old Nevada prison inmate who killed a Reno used car salesman in 1982, just months after killing his girlfriend in the Seattle area. A three-judge panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Northern Nevada fire prompts evacuation adviceA Nevada wildfire cut power to about 600 customers and closed a section of a ma
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 21 days ago
A Nevada wildfire cut power to about 600 customers and closed a section of a major highway and a public park. KOLO TV reports that heavy smoke forced authorities to close I-80 in both directions, about 17 miles east of Reno. It later reopened. (July... Read more
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MyMotherLode.com
Evacuations advised near rural northern Nevada wildfire AP News | 07/05/17 04:07 PM RENO, Nev. (AP) -- A day after beating back flam
MyMotherLode.com / Posted 21 days ago
AP News | 07/05/17 04:07 PM RENO, Nev. (AP) -- A day after beating back flames to prevent damage to dozens of rural homes, fire officials on Wednesday advised more residents to evacuate with... Read more
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KTVN Reno
Northern Nevada fire prompts evacuation adviceRENO, Nev. (AP) - The Latest on wildfires burning in northern Nevada (all times
KTVN Reno / Posted 21 days ago
RENO, Nev. (AP) - The Latest on wildfires burning in northern Nevada (all times local): 3:35 p.m. With a wildfire growing in a populated area of northern Nevada, authorities are asking people to voluntarily evacuate themselves and their animals to... Read more
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KTVN Reno
Nevada's Wildfires: Too Many Human-CausedWe're in for a long, smoky summer…our dry, hot conditions can mean trouble if y
KTVN Reno / Posted 21 days ago
We're in for a long, smoky summer…our dry, hot conditions can mean trouble if you don't play it safe. As Ed Smith at the University of Nevada Cooperative Extension told us, "The predictions were this summer that we were going to have a very active... Read more
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Pahrump Valley Times
Nye County escapes health care insurance cuts in stateNye is the only rural county in Nevada that will continue to have access to Ant
Pahrump Valley Times / Posted 21 days ago
Nye is the only rural county in Nevada that will continue to have access to Anthem’s qualified health plans, after the insurer announced that it’s pulling out of 14 Nevada counties in 2018 because of the volatility in the state’s individual... Read more
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CBS News
Rare summer snowpack fun for Calif. skiers – but dangerous downstreamSki lifts ran on Independence Day at Squaw Valley Resort for the fourth time in
CBS News / Posted 21 days ago
Ski lifts ran on Independence Day at Squaw Valley Resort for the fourth time in history. But as the winter's record-breaking snow melts, it's creating raging rivers downstream where dozens of people have already been rescued from the Truckee... Read more
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Nevada Appeal
Plenty to do on Independence Day in Carson City areaseniors. Main event sponsor is Carson City Toyota. Additional sponsors include
Nevada Appeal / Posted 22 days ago
seniors. Main event sponsor is Carson City Toyota. Additional sponsors include Carson City Redevelopment, Greater Nevada Credit Union, Capital Ford, Gold Dust West, Café at Adele's, Carson Tahoe Regional Medical Center, NV Energy and... Read more
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Lake Tahoe News
Douglas, Carson counties not allowing pot salesEven though recreational marijuana is now legal in Nevada, it doesn’t mean it’s
Lake Tahoe News / Posted 22 days ago
Even though recreational marijuana is now legal in Nevada, it doesn’t mean it’s available in every county. While voters said yes to marijuana, ultimately it’s up to each county’s elected officials to say yes or no. Douglas County commissioners... Read more
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KTVN Reno
Fatalities Up in Nevada, Ahead of "The Deadliest Day"Death doesn't take a holiday on July 4th. The Insurance Institute for Highway S
KTVN Reno / Posted 23 days ago
Death doesn't take a holiday on July 4th. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety says more people die in car crashes on Independence Day than any other day of the year. Allstate Insurance calls July 4th "the deadliest day to be on the road" due... Read more
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Lake Tahoe News
Fire danger forces shooting ban in Carson districtDue to the risk of wildfires, the Carson Ranger District is banning all shootin
Lake Tahoe News / Posted 24 days ago
Due to the risk of wildfires, the Carson Ranger District is banning all shooting until Sept. 30 or conditions change. The Carson Ranger District encompasses more than 400,000 acres on the Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest in Nevada (136,232 acres)... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Governor insists execs work to keep rural Nevadans insuredCARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Frustrated with a lack of input from insurance compani
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 26 days ago
CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Frustrated with a lack of input from insurance companies on how to keep thousands of Nevadans from being kicked off the health exchange, Gov. Brian Sandoval wrote to four industry executives on Friday, calling them to his... Read more
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Nevada Appeal
Washoe County principal’s firing OK, Nevada Supreme Court rulesThe Nevada Supreme Court this week reversed a district court decision to reinst
Nevada Appeal / Posted 26 days ago
The Nevada Supreme Court this week reversed a district court decision to reinstate a Washoe County elementary school principal. Kara White was fired after auditors found she had illegally spent Student Activity Funds on gift cards and on checks she... Read more
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KTVN Reno
Temporary Target Shooting Restriction BeginsNational Forest, along with all state and federally owned lands. The Carson Ra
KTVN Reno / Posted 26 days ago
National Forest, along with all state and federally owned lands. The Carson Ranger District, Bureau of Land Management and Nevada Division of Forestry say the restriction will remain in effect until Saturday, Sept. 30 or until conditions... Read more
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KTVN Reno
Nevada Supreme Court Upholds WCSD Decision to Dismiss PrincipalThe Nevada Supreme Court says it is upholding a decision made in 2013 to dismis
KTVN Reno / Posted 26 days ago
The Nevada Supreme Court says it is upholding a decision made in 2013 to dismiss a Washoe County School District principal. Kara White was principal at Lemmon Valley Elementary School when she was suspended and ultimately terminated following... Read more
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KTNV Las Vegas
Nevada school will close during Burning Man due to trafficGERLACH, Nev. (AP) - A K-12 school in Nevada will be giving students a weeklong
KTNV Las Vegas / Posted 26 days ago
GERLACH, Nev. (AP) - A K-12 school in Nevada will be giving students a weeklong vacation during the annual Burning Man Festival. The festival causes increased traffic for parents and the school's buses each year. Students will be off at Gerlach K-12... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Frostbite victim covered by Medicaid never receives careRENO, Nev. (AP) — Lying under a bridge on a freezing night in February, Bill Ge
Stamford Advocate / Posted 26 days ago
RENO, Nev. (AP) — Lying under a bridge on a freezing night in February, Bill George had an idea of how close to death he might be even if he didn't want to admit it to himself. He had tried to keep his feet dry. Five years of living on the streets... Read more
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The Greater New Milford Spectrum
Frostbite victim covered by Medicaid never receives careRENO, Nev. (AP) — Lying under a bridge on a freezing night in February, Bill Ge
The Greater New Milford Spectrum / Posted 26 days ago
RENO, Nev. (AP) — Lying under a bridge on a freezing night in February, Bill George had an idea of how close to death he might be even if he didn't want to admit it to himself. He had tried to keep his feet dry. Five years of living on the streets... Read more
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The New Canaan News
Frostbite victim covered by Medicaid never receives careRENO, Nev. (AP) — Lying under a bridge on a freezing night in February, Bill Ge
The New Canaan News / Posted 26 days ago
RENO, Nev. (AP) — Lying under a bridge on a freezing night in February, Bill George had an idea of how close to death he might be even if he didn't want to admit it to himself. He had tried to keep his feet dry. Five years of living on the streets... Read more
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