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Heads of Corbett, DePoali and AACT named Principals of the Year — Principal of Corbett Elementary Denise DuFrene, Depaoli Middle School Principal Juliana Annand and Principal of Academy of Arts, Careers and Technology Robert Sullivan were named Washoe County School District Principals of 2014. DuFrene, Annand and Sullivan will represent the district in state-wide competitions. DuFrene is finishing her first year as principal at Corbett.

Week in 1,000 Words: Winston 'investigation' shows rancid side of college athletics — Reno Gazette-Journal columnist Chris Murray has been known to be a bit wordy, so we're giving him 1,000 words (no more than that) to share his thoughts from the week that was in the world of sports.
The Week in 1,000 Words: The Jameis Winston "investigation" shows the rancid side of big-time college athletics:

Nevada governor embarrassed by proclamation typo — The spell-check function in Gov. Brian Sandoval's office apparently has a racy sense of humor. A staff member who authored a gubernatorial proclamation declaring this week state employee appreciation week, misspelled the word "cultural" in describing the work state employees do to protect "cultural resources."

Anjeanette Damon: Gauging the crowd's collective wisdom — This story begins with the proverbial ox. OK, I'm not sure the proverbial ox even exists, but perhaps it should. The ox I'm talking about was butchered and dressed in 1907. A contest was held at the West of England Fat Stock and Poultry Exhibition to guess the weight of the butchered ox.
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Chris Murray's Sunday List: The 10 most influential athletes ever — Every Sunday, RGJ columnist Chris Murray will count down a top-10 list (and post it online Friday). This week's list counts down the 10 most influential athletes ever (because MLB's "Jackie Robinson Day" was Tuesday and he has to top the list). Picks based on their impact on sports/life rather than simply their impact on the playing field.
The Sunday List: With "Jackie Robinson Day" this week, the 10 most influential athletes ever:

Wolf Pack agrees to loosen Cole Huff's transfer restrictions — The stringent transfer rules set for former Wolf Pack basketball player Cole Huff were relaxed somewhat Thursday afternoon following an appeals hearing with university officials. Earlier this month, Nevada granted Huff a release from his scholarship, but restricted him from transferring to schools in the Mountain West, Pac-12 and West Coast conferences.
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Ex-Nevada basketball player Cole Huff’s transfer restrictions loosen following appeals process. More details here:

Gaming Control Board wants no part in investigating people who want to get into Nevada's medical marijuana business — As we watch the medical marijuana industry getting set up with zoning and ordinances in Reno, Sparks and Washoe County, I've noticed an underlying concern. Some wonder is if the Nevada Department of Health is set up to go a proper job of investigating people who want to get into this potentially lucrative business.
Gaming Control Board wants no part in investigating people who want into Nevada's budding medical marijuana industry.

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid shows his agitated, impatient side to Reno media — I've never seen Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., visit his home state and appear more agitated and impatient than when he was in Reno Monday. Perhaps this is a side Reid shows to the D.C. media but he is usually more pleasant to the locals.