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57 min ago | KVBC-TV Las Vegas

Governor's office announces drone donation for education

As such, one of the first steps of this collaboration is DJI's donation of various Unmanned Aerial Vehicle platforms to the Nevada Institute of Autonomous Systems to help further develop the education pipeline for the Unmanned Aerial Systems industry in Nevada.

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Related Topix: Adolescents and Pre-Teens, Family, Nevada Government

11 hrs ago | Las Vegas Review Journal

K-12 success hinges on collaboration of business community, educators

The state of Nevada is facing an education crisis. Anyone who has lived in this state for any length of time knows this.

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Related Topix: Las Vegas, NV, Opinion

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Graham Leader

New York meat truck driver charged in stinky spill

State authorities have charged the driver of a truck that lost part of its load of expired meat outside an upstate New York mall, resulting in some irate motorists whose vehicles drove over the stinky spill.

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Related Topix: New York, Burning Man, Arts, Nevada Government

Canon City Daily Record Newspaper

Soggy start: Burning Man crews stuck at Wal-Mart

Ah, Burning Man, the annual weeklong rave that draws thousands of free-thinkers to a remote spot in the Nevada desert.

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Related Topix: Burning Man, Arts, Nevada Government, Texas

Mon Aug 25, 2014

The Las Vegas Sun

Nevada prison inmate dies in apparent suicide

Van Hook, 40, was unresponsive when found in his cell, and the prison staff failed to resuscitate him, according to a press release from the Nevada Department of Corrections.

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Related Topix: Nevada Government

SFGate

Nevada activists protest Missouri police shooting

Theresa Navarro, chairwoman of Progressive Leadership of Nevada, passes through security with Nevada leaders of the NAACP at the U.S. attorney's office in Reno, Nev., Monday, Aug. 25, 2014, to deliver a letter calling for the firing of the Ferguson police officer who shot Michael Brown in Missouri and urging Attorney General Eric Holder to launch a ... (more)

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Related Topix: Nevada Government

Cybercast News Service

Sen. Harry Reid Apologizes for Saying the 'Wrong Thing' About Asians

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid has apologized for his comments on Asians that were "in extremely poor taste," he later admitted.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Harry Reid, US Senate, Democrat, Nevada Government

RGT Online

Inside Gaming: Titus's bill would repeal handle tax

CG Technology CEO Lee Amaitis wanted to know the whereabouts of about $9 million that Nevada sportsbook operators paid to the federal government last year through a tax on all sports wagers.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Representative Dina Titus, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Nevada Government

Sun Aug 24, 2014

The Las Vegas Sun

Coalition aims to toughen up gun laws in Nevada

Sue Meuschke is the executive director of the Nevada Network Against Domestic Violence, which coordinates the efforts of 15 domestic violence organizations that serve all 17 Nevada counties.

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Related Topix: Nevada Government, Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law, Guns, Criminal Defense Law

Sat Aug 23, 2014

Reno Gazette-Journal

Two sides debate margins tax

Two sides debate margins tax Healthy Communities Coalition hosts debate as part of August meeting.

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Related Topix: Lyon County, NV, Storey County, NV, Sparks, NV

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, University of Nevada-Reno

Townhall

Oh Jeez: Harry Reid Told Some Asian Jokes | Matt Vespa

Sen. Harry Reid is continuing his odd habit of providing racial commentaries. It seems that Asians were the next demographic on his list, where his speech to the Las Vegas Asian Chamber of Commerce included some awkward jokes about Asian-Americans [emphasis mine]: I don't think you're smarter than anybody else, but you've convinced a lot of us you ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Harry Reid, US Senate, Democrat, Asian-American, Nevada Government, Brian Sandoval, US Governors

Nevada Appeal

The Carson City Mint Coin Show & Fair takes place on Friday at the Carson Nugget.

Log in with a subscription to read the full story. Each user who logs in with a subscription will be entered in a monthly drawing.* Allen Rowe of Northern Nevada Coin shows a 70cc $20 gold coin valued at $268,500 on Friday at the Carson Nugget.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

Las Vegas Review Journal

Nevada lawmaker to head national group

Nevada State Sen. Debbie Smith,D-Sparks has been named president of the National Conference of State Legislatures during the organization's annual legislative summit.

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KLAS-TV Las Vegas

Second shooting victim from home invasion crime spree dies

Terri Ham had been hospitalized since the shooting more than three weeks ago. Her boyfriend told 8 News NOW, she passed away Thursday evening after undergoing 10 surgeries.

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Related Topix: Nevada Government

KRNV-TV Reno

N. Nevada home to substantial literary community

"I think all of us in our own ways see this as our contribution to a bigger voice of literature.

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Related Topix: Arts, Poetry, Carson City, NV, Elko, NV

RGT Online

Coffin: Casino ban casts "shadow" on medical pot

A "shadow" has been cast on the state's medical marijuana industry by the ban of casino licensees involvement by state gaming regulators, a panel member reviewing Nevada marijuana laws said Thursday.

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Related Topix: Marijuana, Las Vegas, THQ, Las Vegas, NV, Video Games, Clark County, NV

KVBC-TV Las Vegas

SLS owners granted gaming license in time for grand opening

Before the big grand opening of the SLS Hotel and Casino, top executives still had one last hurdle to cross with the gaming commission.

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The Las Vegas Sun

A look inside Nevada's death row with a federal defense attorney

For decades, Michael Pescetta has sought to help dozens of defendants facing Nevada's often imposed yet seldom used death penalty.

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Related Topix: Prison, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Death Penalty, Las Vegas, NV

Thu Aug 21, 2014

KVBC-TV Las Vegas

Senate Majority Leader switches gears at Chamber breakfast

U.S. Sen. Harry Reid was set to serve as the guest speaker this morning at the Henderson Chamber of Commerce's Legislative Update breakfast.

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Related Topix: US Senate, US Politics, Democrat, US News, Harry Reid

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