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December 2, 2011

Wiss, a Sparks, Md.-based Apex Tool Group brand, has unveiled its Auto-Retracting Utility Knife, which automatically retracts its blade once it loses contact with the material being cut. This safety feature works even if the blade slider is in the open position.

August 12, 2011

A man allegedly caught stealing from Lowe’s 30 minutes after being cited for shoplifting in Kmart was arrested by officers of a special task force in Reno, Nev.

March 15, 2011

B&C Builders, a 38-year-old lumberyard in Sparks, Nev., is closing on March 31, according to an article in the Reno Gazette Journal

The owners said that a lack of construction has forced them to shutter their doors. The company has about $250,000 to $275,000 worth of inventory, which it may dispose of through a liquidation sale or an auctioneer.

Both owners wanted to get out of the business before they had to declare bankruptcy.