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Book signing for "The Vampire Girl Next Door"
From 4-7 p.m. Saturday at Zephyr Books, there will be a book signing by "The Vampire Girl Next Door" author, Richard Arbib. In "The Vampire Girl Next Door," Mark falls in love with Sylvia, the beautiful but quirky girl next door, not realizing that she's a vampire who killed his last neighbor. John Burroughs of "Midwest Book Review" calls it a "choice pick for one looking for a romance with a supernatural twist, highly recommended." Zephyr Boo...
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Hip-Hop master class teaches all the 'tight' moves
Every "B-Boy" and "B-Girl" can perfect their "popping" and "power moves" at a local dance class on Friday, so don't get caught in a "headspin." Break dancing and hip-hop moves are gaining renewed popularity among young dancers and up-and-coming artists. Hip-Hop's popularity was reflected during the recent MTV dance competition show, "America's Best Dance Crew" produced and hosted by "American Idol" judge Randy Jackson. The show's March 27 fina...
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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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"Open Hearts, Open Neighborhoods"
Silver State Fair Housing Council (SSFHC) invites all students in grades 1 through 8 to participate inits 12th annual Fair Housing Poster Contest. The 2008 theme is "Open Hearts, Open Neighborhoods." The contest runs through March 7. All entrants will recieve a Certificate of Participation. All entries that meet the contest guidelines will receive honorable mention certificates, be eligible for prizes of $50 to $100 in savings bonds, and be di...
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Shoppers Square Craft and Gift Show
Shoppers Square Mall would like to announce their 2008 Valentine's Craft and Gift Show, Feb. 7 through 10. The public is invited to shop and eat at more than 46 stores, services, craft and gift vendors. Shoppers Square is also having Romancing Valentines. Spend time with the one you love with one of these wonderful prizes: two two-day, one-night stays along with a romantic dinner for two compliments of the Peppermill Hotel Casino/Spa and the E...
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Feds grant Nevada Real ID extension
The Nevada Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) has been granted a Real ID Act extension by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) that will allow Nevada's current driver's license to be accepted for federal purposes until Dec. 31, 2009. The extension was a part of the final Real ID rule published by DHS two weeks ago. "Giving the states more time to comply with Real ID indicates DHS was listening to the concerns many states had," DMV Di...
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2008 Governor's Points of Light Winners celebrated in Las Vegas
LAS VEGAS — The 2008 Governor's Points of Light Awards was held Thursday in Las Vegas to support Nevada Volunteers. "We have joined here tonight to recognize exceptional volunteers who work to make Nevada a better state," said Governor Jim Gibbons. "Through their hard work, and the work of all Nevada Volunteers, we are able to provide $16 of community services for every dollar in funding that the Nevada Volunteers Commission receives in fundin...
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Extreme Makeover Nevada needs help
Extreme Makeover Home Edition project for the Boettcher family in Stagecoach is currently underway.
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