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Updated - Feb. 28, 2015

"To the Shores
of Tripoli"

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Analysis and Commentary
by Peter Hennessey, Ph.D.
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Update - February 2, 2015
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Swan Song
Commissioners plan Swan Song for their departure.  More >
Hugh Ezzell's Comments on Water Scheme. More >






News

April 11, 2015
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Undersheriff John Spencer addressed concerns regarding operations including policy for reimbursement of costs for shared services (ie. forensic lab, 911, and public safety concerns regarding peddlers.
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April 11, 2015
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In the Interest
of Efficiency

Commissioner Lucey speaks to making the CAB more efficient by .

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April 9, 2015
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Whiskey Is for Drinking;
Water Is for Fighting Over

A Brief Overview
and Status of the
Virginia Street Bridge
by Toni Harsh

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March 16, 2015
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Read controversial letters about US, Iran negotiations and then decide.

1st letter to Iran.

2nd letter from White House to Senate


March 14, 2015
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South East Connector

Discussion by
Reno City Council


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March 14, 2015
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South East Connector
Presentation
by RTC to CAB

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March 14, 2015
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Proposed
Sign Regulations

Rregulation of time, place and manner of displaying signs

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March 9, 2015
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RenoDebt $550,000,000

Reno Finance Director, Robert Chisel, provides comprehensive report on City's Debt Load, of $550,000,000.

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March 9, 2015
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Robert Chisel, Director of Finance, presents Reno City Council with status of City's $220 million Debt liability for retiree's medical.

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March 3, 2015
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Extra Virgin
 Olive Oil

May not be what you think!

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February 16 , 2015
City Says No
To Summit
Community Makes A Difference


by Scenic Nevada

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February 16 , 2015
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Climate Action Plan Toolkit

As part of President Obama’s Climate Action Plan

EPA Releases Stormwater Climate Change Tool

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February 12 , 2015
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The Roll Of The
Citizens Advisory Board

Defined by
Commissioner Bob Lucey
and Al Rogers,
Management Services Director

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Feb. 6 , 2015
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Steven Wright, is an erudite (comic) scientist who once said: "I woke up one morning, and all of my stuff had been stolen and replaced by exact duplicates. “His mind sees things differently than most of us do. . .. Here are some of his gems:.....
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Jan. 30, 2015

Expanded Market Access for
U.S. Grown Apples to China

Valued at more than $1 billion in 2013
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Jan. 27, 2015
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Nevada Joins a
Majority of States in Challenging
President Obama’s Unconstitutional Executive Order on Immigration


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Jan. 22, 2015
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For All Aviation Buffs
In six minutes
this video gives an overview
of the construction
of the B-24 Liberator
by Ford Motor Company

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Jan. 17, 2015

Buyers Remorse

The 2014 elections have come and gone and in six months you may regret voting that person into office.

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Jan. 17, 2015
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Rand Paul
Makes Campaign Stops
in Las Vegas
and Reno

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Jan. 16, 2015
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Common Core Discussion

With two content experts that were members of the validation committee that created Common Core.
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Jan. 14, 2015

Police Contract Claims In Doubt
New Police Contract Raises Costs

City Rushes Contract Through With Minimum Notice And No
Financial Board Review
by
Jeffrey Church
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Jan. 14, 2015
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Recently concluded contract negotiations with Reno Police are addressed.

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Jan. 12, 2015
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Information on trash and recycling services in unincorporated Washoe County including: the franchise agreement, next steps on the proposed single stream recycling integration.

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Jan. 12, 2015
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An update and overview of the Washoe County Sign Code Ordinance and process.

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Jan. 12, 2015
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Staff from Planning and Development provided information on planning for future growth.

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Dec. 30, 2014
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Commissioners appoint David Bobzien's replacment to Assembly District 24. 

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Dec. 12 , 2014
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Bonnie Weber holds last talk as Commissioner in Golden Valley

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Dec. 4, 2014
'4­YEAR' College Degrees Are Now A Myth In
American Higher Education

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Update Nov. 24, 2014
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The election and winner for Assembly District 26 was settled Friday night, Nov 21, 2014, Randy Kirner holding the seat..

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Nov. 13, 2014
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Update on merger of County with TMWA and the future for Golden Valley recharge program.

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Nov. 13, 2014
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Elon Musk of Tesla Motors fame has announced plans to build a network of 700 micro-satellites that will provide low-cost Internet connectivity for the masses. He promised details in three months'.


Nov. 7, 2014
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City of Reno
Financial Advisory Board

"What Are We Going To Do
With All This Money"
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Nov. 7, 2014
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Luanne Cutler
Registrar of Voters

Presentation describing election day and vote counting process
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Oct. 31, 2014
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Meet Naomi Duerr and
Elisa Cafferata

A Conversation / Interview
Candidates for
Reno City Council
Ward 2
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Oct. 25, 2014
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Reno Police Chief
Steve Pitts
Reno
Public Safety Forum

Good Fundamental Information  More >

Oct. 24, 2014
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Meet
Lisa Krasner -
Ray Pezonella -
Doug Rands

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Oct. 21, 2014
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Meet John Springgate
A Conversation / Interview
Candidate for
Family Court Judge Dept. 14

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Oct. 11, 2014
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Meet and Greet
at the spectacular, new

Ironwood Equestrian Center
in Palomino Valley


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Oct. 10, 2014
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FIRE:  An update and discussion on Ben Kieckhefer 's bill draft request  (BDR) regarding Automatic Aid between the City of Reno and Washoe County. 
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Announcements
Features.

April 6 , 2015

Congressional visit to Yucca April 9th
Congressman Shimkus, Amodei and Hardy to continue “Yucca talk”.

These representatives are visiting the Yucca Mountain site as its licensing application is again in discussion.

Congressman Shimkus, Reps. Jerry McNerney (D-CA), Bob Latta (R-OH), Cresent Hardy (R-NV), Mark Amodei (RNV), and Dan Newhouse (R-WA) are expected to continue "Yucca talk".


Feb. 16 , 2015

Veterans' Issues

Pending Legislation

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Feb. 16 , 2015

Southern Nevada
Public Lands Meeting

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Jan. 29, 2015

Come in from the Cold
series of Bands
Jan. 31, 2015 -- March 14, 2015
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Jan. 17, 2015

First of the 2016 Presidential Candidates will be here this Saturday, January 17

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Jan. 14, 2015

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Common Core
State Standards Initiative
Preparing America's Students
for College and Career

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Oct. 12, 2014
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Candidates
Lineup

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Oct. 8, 2014

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Pending:
Bar Discipline Hearing over complaint against Commissioner David Humke

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Oct. 7, 2014

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Conservatives Debate
Pros & Cons
Of Calling a
Constitutional Convention

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Oct. 7, 2014

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Sun Valley
Candidates Night

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Oct. 7, 2014

Statements From
Governor
Brian Sandoval And
Attorney General
Catherine Cortez Masto
On Ninth Circuit Ruling
on Nevada’s
same sex marriage ban

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Aug. 29, 2014

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Regional EMS
Oversight Approved for Washoe County


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