Quiet in Carson City as officials braced for violence from Trump extremists

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Ricardo Torres-Cortez

Unidentified woman shows up to the Nevada State Capitol complex to counter-protest a rumored pro-Trump demonstration that didn’t happen Sunday, Jan. 17, 2021.

Carson City — 

A Northern Nevada woman showed up today at the legislative complex toting a sign with messaging in capital letters, “TRUMP LOST! BE ADULTS, GO HOME!”

Statehouses across the nation were heavily guarded in anticipation of armed protests by President Donald Trump’s extremist supporters leading up to President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration on Wednesday.

In the end, the chatter of planned chaos turned out to be just that and the far-right militia groups never left home. And if they did, they didn’t come to Nevada.

It didn’t mean authorities here weren’t ready, as they set up…

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