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Wabuska Mangler

The Wabuska Mangler was the name given to a mythical newspaper in 1889 by Sam Davis, then editor of the Nevada Appeal. Davis would make up controversial news stories and opinions, then attribute them to the Mangler. Wabuska is a small community in Lyon County east of Carson City.

Since 2006, the Wabuska Mangler has been the name of a blog hosted by the Nevada Press Association and written by Barry Smith, director of  the Association.

Silver Star winner Danny Miller

Silver Star Award Danny Miller Nevada Magazine From the nomination: Danny Miller is the production manager for Nevada Magazine, but that’s just his title. His dedication to the continued success of the magazine and it’s website goes far beyond the job description. We couldn’t do this without him. Judge’s comment: …

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National Newspaper Week Oct. 4-10

This year marks the 75th anniversary of National Newspaper Week (NNW), October 4-10, 2015. This observance underscores the impact of newspapers to communities large and small. Your NNW content kit contains editorials, editorial cartoons, promotional ads and more that are available for download at no charge to newspapers across North America. …

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Let’s settle this medical marijuana records confusion

Thanks to the Reno Gazette-Journal for being willing to go to court to clarify the law on public records cf medical marijuana establishments. The city of Sparks, for some reason not readily apparent, is holding onto an interpretation of a poorly worded statute intended to protect medical-marijuana cardholders’ and physicians’ identities …

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School district now realizes when it’s breaking law

I’ll give ’em this. The Washoe County School District is getting better at recognizing when it is breaking the state’s open-meeting law. As reported in the Reno Gazette-Journal this morning by Trevon Milliard, one of the district’s subcommittees acted on a controversial health-care plan even though the meeting agenda was …

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