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10 hrs ago | KSL-TV

Elko County moves forward with jail expansion

Elko County commissioners are hoping to save time and money by tackling two phases of a jail expansion project at once.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

KTVN Reno

Fracking Discussion Held at University of Nevada

Fracking is a common method used to pull oil out of the ground, but it's causing quite the debate here in Nevada.

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Related Topix: Nevada

Sun Apr 13, 2014

TheBlaze.com

Meet the Pro-Bundy Nevada Official Who Wants to Transfer Land Control ...

Elko County, Nev., Commissioner Demar Dahl said that the land in dispute in the case of rancher Cliven Bundy does belong to the federal government.

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Related Topix: Nevada, Bunkerville, NV, North Las Vegas, NV, Las Vegas, NV, Clark County, NV

Tue Apr 01, 2014

KMVT Twin Falls

Three Vehicle Accident Blocks Portion Of Highway 93 Near Nevada Line

UPDATE 12:32am: The Idaho State Police say that the road has re-opened. Traffic is flowing in both directions.

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Fri Mar 28, 2014

KTVN Reno

Oil Fracking Debate in Nevada

The debate is heating up over whether oil fracking is safe in Nevada. Several meetings have been held in the past few weeks to educate people about it.

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Related Topix: Nevada

Thu Mar 27, 2014

The Las Vegas Sun

Clark County population tops 2 million, new census report estimates

Clark County's population grew by an estimated 30,209 people, a modest 1.5 percent rate in the year ending July 1, 2013, but enough to push the county past 2 million residents, the U.S. Census Bureau reported today.

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Related Topix: Clark County, NV, Esmeralda County, NV, Eureka County, NV, Lander County, NV, Humboldt County, NV

Mon Mar 24, 2014

KRNV-TV Reno

On Your Side: Fracking could be on its way to Nevada

Environmental concern is one big reason hydraulic fracturing, also known as "fracking", is controversial.

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Related Topix: Nevada, Elko, NV

Sun Mar 23, 2014

KTEN-TV Denison

Oil company endorses NV's proposed fracking rules

Kevin Vorhaben of Noble Energy Inc., which is exploring for oil in three Elko County locations, says the proposed regulations support proven technologies to safely develop Nevada's oil and gas.

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Related Topix: Elko, NV

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