by Scott Neuffer

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April 26, 2012
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Jacks Valley students unleash the power of feet

Imagine children investing in their future by choosing to walk or ride their bikes to school, making a habit of it, and slowly transforming a nation plagued by traffic and obesity.

The future was on the minds of those participating in the third annual Nevada Moves Day on Wednesday. It was the first time the state-wide event came to Douglas County. Jacks Valley Elementary School joined 106 schools across the Silver State in unleashing the power of feet.

"It helps you stay fit and have a better lifestyle," said 9-year-old fourth-grader Christopher Rowe, who rode his bike to school wearing …

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