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Friday | KRNV-TV Reno

It's time to get up to speed on Net Neutrality

The FCC is facing a decision that could shape the future of the internet. So experts say "net neutrality" is something you should get up to speed on - and fast.

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Related Topix: Reno, NV

Thu Sep 11, 2014

The Lebanon Daily News

Woman released in 1976 Reno murder case

A 64-year-old woman who spent more than 30 years in prison for a Nevada killing she says she didn't commit was released on Thursday, three days after a judge granted her another trial in light of new DNA evidence. Cathy Woods downed a cheeseburger at Archie's, a 24-hour diner near the University of Nevada, Reno, in her first meal since she was freed.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Washoe County, NV

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CaV3.2 Channels and the Induction of Negative Feedback in Cerebral Arteries [Cellular Biology]

From the Department of Physiology and Pharmacology, Hotchkiss Brain and Libin Cardiovascular Institutes , Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering , Department of Clinical Neurosciences , and Microscopy Imaging Facility , University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada; Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology, Alexandria University, Alexandria, Egypt ; Division of Pharmacology, Loma Linda University, CA ; Department of Biomedical Sciences, Colorado State University, Fort Collins ; Department of Pharmacology, University of Nevada, Reno ; LIRYC Institute and Lab IMB, University of Bordeaux, Bordeaux, France ; and Department of Biomedical Sciences, Grand Valley State University, Allendale, MI .

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Related Topix: Medicine, Pharmacology, Loma Linda University, Colorado State University, France, World News, Grand Valley State University

Wed Sep 10, 2014

Big News Network.com

UNR record enrollment increases 6.2

Our eNewspaper network was founded in 2002 to provide stand-alone digital news sites tailored for the most searched-for locations for news. With a traditional newspaper format, more than 100 sites were established each with a newspaper-type name to cover the highest-ranked regions, countries, cities and states.

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Thu Sep 04, 2014

Gizmag

Flirtey delivery drone startup spreads its wings

Drone company Flirtey first caught our attention last year when it teamed up with fellow Australian startup Zookai, promising schoolbooks delivered by drone. Almost twelve months on, CEO Matt Sweeney has secured a partnership to conduct high-tech testing at the University of Nevada, Reno and is eyeing off New Zealand as a testbed to grow his business.

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Related Topix: US News, Federal Aviation Administration, Gadgets

Tue Sep 02, 2014

KRNV-TV Reno

Candidates culled from Nevada political elites

Nevada's attorney general candidates start with three priceless political ingredients - presidential good looks, law degrees and a pedigree in state politics.

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Related Topix: Nevada, Reno, NV, United States Naval Academy, Las Vegas, NV

The Record-Courier

University explores commercial drone delivery

Australian-designed commercial UAVs are winging their way to the United States for high-tech testing at the University of Nevada, Reno as part of a new research and development partnership with a commercial delivery, unmanned-aerial-vehicle start-up company Flirtey, which conducted successful fully automated drone textbook-delivery tests in Sydney, ... (more)

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Related Topix: Nevada Government, Nevada, Australia, World News, Robots, Science / Technology

KRNV-TV Reno

Candidates culled from Nevada political elites

Nevada's attorney general candidates start with three priceless political ingredients - presidential good looks, law degrees and a pedigree in state politics.

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Related Topix: Nevada, Reno, NV, United States Naval Academy, Las Vegas, NV

Aero-News Network

UAV Manufacturer Moves To Nevada From California

UAV Manufacturer Ashima Devices announced last week that it would be relocating its corporate headquarters and about 400 jobs from Pasadena, California to Reno, Nevada.

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Related Topix: Reno, NV, Brian Sandoval, US Governors

Mon Sep 01, 2014

Nevada Business Journal

Ninth Annual Healthcare Heroes

Now in its ninth year, Healthcare Heroes began with the dual goal of honoring individuals that excel in healthcare and helping fund scholarships for Nevada's future healthcare educators.

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Related Topix: Nevada, Reno, NV, Las Vegas, NV, University of Nevada-Las Vegas

Sat Aug 30, 2014

Washington Times

Candidates culled from Nevada political elites

Nevada's attorney general candidates start with three priceless political ingredients - presidential good looks, law degrees and a pedigree in state politics.

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Related Topix: Nevada, Las Vegas, NV

Nevada Appeal

Marching band debuts one of largest ensembles on Saturday

From 120 members in 2012 to 180 in 2014, the University of Nevada, Reno has seen its marching band, the "Pride of the Sierra," grow in numbers, support and pride.

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Related Topix: Nevada, Reno, NV, San Diego State University

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Cleveland.com

University of Akron's Center for the History of Psychology receives $3.5 million gift:...

The University of Akron's Center for the History of Psychology has been renamed the Drs.

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Related Topix: Psychology, Science, University of Akron, Arizona State University, Ohio, Wilberforce University

Thu Aug 28, 2014

CrimProf Blog

Villalobos, Davis & Leo on Honest False Testimony Regarding Sexual Offenses

J. Guillermo Villalobos , Deborah Davis and Richard A. Leo have posted Honest False Testimony in Allegations of Sexual Offences ) on SSRN.

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Related Topix: University of San Francisco

EurekAlert!

Climate change puts endangered Devils Hole pupfish at risk of extinction

Scuba divers conduct fish research at Devils Hole, an isolated geothermal water-filled limestone cavern in the Nevada desert.

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Related Topix: Reno, NV, Las Vegas, NV, Death Valley National Park, US National Parks

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Washington Examiner

Drone maker moving to Reno with 400 jobs by 2018

A manufacturer of unmanned aerial vehicles says it plans to move its new drone headquarters from Pasadena, California to Reno, and with it, hundreds of good-paying jobs Officials for Ashima Devices expect 400 new jobs to be added by 2018 with a reported average salary of $70,000.

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Related Topix: Pasadena, CA, US Governors, Brian Sandoval

Scientific Blogging

Ring Of Fire Tectonic Plate Is Cooling - And Shrinking

The tectonic plate that dominates the Pacific "Ring of Fire" is not as rigid as most assume, and it's getting less fiery.

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Related Topix: Rice University

Poynter Online

Career Beat: ABC News gets new VP for news programs

Mignon Fogarty is now the Donald W. Reynolds Chair in Media Entrepreneurship at the University of Nevada, Reno.

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Related Topix: Nightline, Entertainment, Television, Baton Rouge, LA

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Poynter Online

Grammar Girl: 'I had wanted to be a professor, but I had given up on that dream'

That or which? Lie or lay? And where does that pesky comma go? The woman - or girl - who's built a personal empire around guiding students and professionals through the thickets of grammar and usage recently added another job to a resume that includes writing books, public speaking and entrepreneurship - professor.

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Related Topix: Journalism

Fri Aug 22, 2014

The Las Vegas Sun

Regents' OK is 'huge step' toward UNLV getting a medical school

The fate of UNLV's proposed medical school will now rest in the hands of Gov. Brian Sandoval and the Legislature.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Brian Sandoval, Nevada

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