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Arguments of casino advocates won the day in the state Senate yesterday. They were told that redefining the term pari-mutuel to include video slot machines is necessary to save the horse industry and help all things thoroughbred related.

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‘And unto the angel of the church in Smyrna write; These things saith the first and the last, which was dead, and is alive; I know thy works, and tribulation, and poverty, (but thou art rich) and I know the blasphemy of them which say they are Jews, and are not, but are of the synagogue of S…

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When Rudy and Gloria Mijes and family relocated to the Lakes area, they noticed how different Mexican restaurants here are from the kind they enjoyed in their previous home of Chicago. Now, they’ve opened their own restaurant here to serve their family’s traditional Mexican dishes. La Piñata…

Waterfowl hunters, anglers and boaters should anticipate limited access to portions of five bays on Kentucky Lake periodically over the next several weeks as officials evaluate experimental Asian Carp harvest techniques.

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One Lyon County student and one school district staff member have been isolated for COVID-19, while 34 students and three staff members are under quarantine for being in close contact with someone who has COVID-19.

Lindsey Bridges, a teacher at Lyon County Elementary School, organized an Oct. 24 softball tournament to raise funds for Book for Hope, which helps families that have children with cancer.

Experts say job-related stress costs businesses millions of dollars each year due to unanticipated absences. In fact, work is the foremost source of stress for many adults.

At its peak in 1999, the American workforce was dominated by female workers. At that time, 76% of women, including those who had children at home, worked outside of the home, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. The tides have since shifted, and rates of female employment in the…

Small business is big business. Though it’s easy and not necessarily inaccurate to associate small businesses with Main Street, small- and medium-size companies are players in the international trade arena as well.

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Although absentee ballot voting via U.S. mail ended Friday, Lyon County registered voters wishing to avoid crowds on Election Day still can vote in advance in person at the courthouse. Those voting in-person on Election Day, Tuesday, Nov. 3, should remember that all voting that day takes pla…