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June 20, 2013
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Pony Express more than just a ride

Kim Copel should feel right at home on Wednesday when the Pony Express re-ride passes through Genoa. Copel, a Genoa resident who serves as secretary for the Nevada Division of the National Pony Express Association, is passionate about the organization’s rich history and especially when it comes to the re-ride, which carries mail by horseback along the original 1,900-mile-plus route from St. Joseph, Mo., to Sacramento. The final leg through Nevada passes through Genoa, where the mail exchange is scheduled to occur some time around 8:30 a.m. in front of the Douglas County Historical Society’s courthouse museum. The time is …

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