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Teaching Our Children About Respect and Consent

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Friday, September 2, will be a monumental day, and not at all in a good way. On that day, a man will be released after serving half of his sentencing for raping an unconscious woman. Let’s be clear. His sentencing was six months, and he is being released after serving …

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Plan for Your Success

Mark Zarubi is a personal trainer at Saint Mary's Fitness Center

To be successful with health and fitness goals one must PLAN for success.   That requires thinking ahead about workouts, nutrition, and sleep.   As a personal trainer for many years and someone who has a very busy and active schedule in and out of the gym, I can state for certain …

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Is Flossing Overrated?

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According to a recent New York Times article, flossing may be overrated. The article explained that while the American Dental Association says that flossing is essential, The Academy of Periodontology acknowledged that evidence falls short, which caused a stir and garnered a lot of attention on social media outlets. I …

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Take Action To Prevent More Drunk Driving Deaths

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In 12 days there have been 9 fatalities in the Reno area. All of these from motor accidents. All of them a result of driving under the influence of alcohol, recklessness, and speed. Few things make you realize your own mortality like parenthood. When you have another person, a child, …

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Family Fun at Bowers Mansion: Final Race of the Dolan Reno 5000 Running Series

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If you haven’t yet checked out one of the Reno 5000 races, you have one more chance this year at Bowers Mansion on August 28. Reno 5000 is a premier local race production company that prides itself in family friendly events and in “spoiling” their runners with goody bags, high …

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