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The USS Nevada, caught at Pearl Harbor, her senior officers ashore, the only battleship to get underway that day, fighting as she went, downing some of the first Japanese planes.
Perhaps nothing more dramatically drives home the full extent of the extreme drought gripping much of the U.S. West than how precipitously low Lake Mead has dropped about 25 miles east of Las Vegas.
Assembly Minority Leader Pat Hickey, R-Reno, said he would introduce legislation in the 2015 Legislature to make and sell wine in Washoe and Clark counties.
The next big steps in building Carson City's long-awaited multi-purpose athletic center and tackling other capital projects go before the Board of Supervisors Thursday.
The victory a Nevada rancher claimed in a government standoff with armed militiamen has served to embolden right-wing extremists and conspiracy theorists across the country, an organization that tracks hate groups said Thursday.
From the northwest to Henderson, neighborhoods across southern Nevada have seen flooding over the past week, and monsoon season has barely begun.
Nevada gambling regulators are giving preliminary approval to a system that could link online poker websites to create a larger player pool.
One hundred years ago Friday - July 11, 1914 - the battleship USS Nevada "kissed the waves" for the first time with these words from Gov. Tasker Oddie at the Fore River Shipbuilding Corporation in Quincy, Mass.
As the medical marijuana industry finds its place in Nevada, lawmakers and law enforcement are working on the rules governing the drug's use.
Or so the constitution says. But when Nevada governor Kenny Guinn can't get the legislature to fund his education budget, he runs to the Nevada supreme court for help.
A Henderson woman who became separated from her family and jet ski when a sudden storm whipped up 8-foot-tall swells on Lake Mead treaded water for more than three hours before she was rescued Tuesday, National Parks Service officials said.
The U.S. Senate has approved legislation intended to launch the long-awaited cleanup of a toxic, abandoned manganese mine outside of Las Vegas.
From the Nevada State Treasurer's Office: State Treasurer Kate Marshall today announced that her office received more than 11,131 individual claims in June, far surpassing the previous high mark for the month of June by more than 4,600 claims after posting its annual Unclaimed Property listing in newspapers across the State during that month.
More Nevadans have health insurance with implementation of the Affordable Care Act but the state still has one of the nation's highest percentages of uninsured residents, WalletHub reported Wednesday.
Updated: Sun Jul 13, 2014 02:58 am
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