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August 23, 2014

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Former Carson City Mayor Marvin Teixeira dies at 79

CARSON CITY — Marvin Teixeira, a three-term former mayor of Carson City, died today at his home.

He was 79 and had been in failing health for a number of months.

He retired from office in 2008.

In a 2007 tribute to Teixeira, Sen. Harry Reid, D-Nev., characterized him as a “determined and tireless worker” for the city in bringing in new companies, securing funding for a freeway bypass to ease downtown traffic and beginning a $1 million downtown beautification project.

A funeral has not been set.

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