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MEGA Body: Large as Life

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The Terry Lee Wells Nevada Discovery Museum presents the MEGA Body interactive exhibit sponsored by Renown Children’s Hospital. Adults and kids will receive a close-up view of the fascinating systems making up the human body. Bring the kids to this family-friendly event over Labor Day Weekend.   Hours are: Friday, Aug. …

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South Reno: Arrowcreek Middle School Is At Risk! We Need You August 9!

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Almost two years, our community banded together and ensured that WC-1 passed to fund new schools and significant repairs for older schools in our growing community. 57% of voters supported this initiative. I don’t know about you, but I’m beyond frustrated to have learned that local residents are fighting the construction …

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Floss, Floss, Floss

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It’s probably something that gets repeated every time you or your child visit the dentist: “Don’t forget to floss every day.” This is such an important routine to begin as early as when the first two baby teeth are touching; if there is not a wide enough gap for the toothbrush …

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Make Safety a Part of Your Summer Plans

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Northern Nevada offers a host of outdoor opportunities, many of which involve water — ironic in the desert right? As we gear up for the season, it is very important to remember safety is the responsibility of everyone who takes part in swimming activities. Often we direct our concern toward …

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What type of garden should you plant with your child this spring?

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Children who get their hands in the dirt have improved moods, better learning experiences and decreased anxiety, according to this study. Gardening gets children outside, builds their connection to the natural world and increases their love of eating fruits and veggies, all while providing moderate exercise. Research has also found …

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My Response to the Social Media Comments about the March For Our Lives

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So it’s been interesting to read comments on social media about the March for Our Lives. Let’s clear some things up. I consider myself a moderate. I am registered as a Republican (gasp!) and I tend to be conservative fiscally, but more liberal socially (for example, gay marriage is A-okay …

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