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In the beginning, there were predictions that the healthcare reform act would die of its own account because mostly the elderly and sick would sign up and that it would be an albatross around the neck of the Democrats in an election year. Instead, it will likely help the Democrats this year -- especially in states like Kentucky where they signed up over 400,000 applicants.
The Nevada Department of Transportation will be implementing nightly lane restrictions on I-15 north and southbound between U.S. 95 and Washington Avenue starting on Sunday, Sept. 14 through Wednesday, Sept.
A gun control group in Nevada is running a signature drive to force a ballot initiative with the goal to require background checks on all gun sales, including private ones. From the Reno Gazette-Journal: The source links given by Nevadans for Background Checks do not lead to any independent research on gun background checks, but lead solely back to statements by a gun-control advocacy group that are unsupported and ignore conflicting evidence.
For the swirling flock of migrating shorebirds banking to a landing in California's Central Valley, a recently flooded rice field is providing a new kind of triage station during a drought that's... For the swirling flock of migrating shorebirds banking to a landing in California's Central Valley, a recently flooded rice field is providing a new kind of triage station during a drought that's drastically... Calling it one of the most important pieces of legislation in Nevada history, Gov. Brian Sandoval signed into law an unprecedented package of incentives to seal a deal to bring Tesla Motors' $5 billion battery... Calling it one of the most important pieces of legislation in Nevada history, Gov. Brian Sandoval signed into law an unprecedented package of incentives to seal a deal to bring Tesla Motors' $5 billion battery factory... State police say one trooper was fatally shot and ... (more)
Part of Nevada's Tesla incentive package requires the Gigafactory's workforce be 50-percent Nevada residents. Leaders say it will bring high-paying jobs.
The Nevada Day Board of Directors and the NV 150 Board of Commissioners are holding their fourth annual Nevada Day Governor's Banquet on Tuesday, Oct. 28, inside the Summit Pavilion at the Grand Sierra Resort in Reno. The banquet celebrates the state's sesquicentennial anniversary and raises money for Nevada youth, as a portion of proceeds go to the Boys & Girls Clubs of Western Nevada.
A recall drive has been launched against all five Ely City Council members amid controversy over their handling of a financial audit of the Nevada Northern Railway tourist attraction. Three residents filed a notice of intent Monday to circulate a recall petition against Sam Hansen, Marty Westland, Randy Lee, Dale Derbidge and Bruce Setterstrom.
Nevada's Obamacare exchagne decided Wednesday to give up on rebuilding an exchange platform of its own, opting to stick with HealthCare.gov permanently. The state exchange board decided on Thursday to make their shift to the federally-operated system, originally supposed to last just one year, permanent, the Las Vegas Review-Journal reports .
National Clean Energy Summit 7.0 brought good fortune to Nevada at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas last week. The event was staged by U.S. Sen. Harry Reid, in partnership with MGM Resorts International, University of Nevada - Las Vegas, Center for American Progress and the Clean Energy Project.
The Nevada State Treasurer's office is opening up another 35,000 college savings accounts with $50 each in seed money to get kindergartners around the state ready for the future. Treasurer Kate Marshall is launching the second year of the Nevada College Kick Start Program on Thursday with kickoff events at Libby Booth and Lemmon Valley elementary schools in Reno.
It wasn't immediately clear if the temporary road being built on the vital interstate between Las Vegas and Salt Lake City would be able to immediately bear the weight of long-haul trucks, which have been detoured since Monday onto two-lane highways through Panaca, Nevada, and Cedar City, Utah, according to Nevada Department of Transportation spokeswoman Julie Duewel. ``We're trying to open in each direction by Friday afternoon,'' she said.
There are two ways to look at Lance Gilman of Storey County, Nev., the businessman whose Reno-area industrial center is set to house Tesla's massive gigafactory. To some, he is a major player when it comes to economic development in Nevada, a state that is still clawing its way out of a recession.
The first two bills designed to seal a deal to bring Tesla Motors' $5 billion battery factory to Nevada sailed through the Assembly unanimously Thursday as one lawmaker called the project the biggest thing to hit the state since the Hoover Dam. Lawmakers were optimistic the entire package worth up to $1.3 billion in tax credits and other incentives would clear both of the chambers controlled by Democrats and land on Republican Gov. Brian Sandoval's desk late Thursday or Friday.
A man who was accused of plotting to kidnap talk show host David Letterman's young son and nanny nine years ago was released from a Montana prison Thursday, state corrections officials said. Kelly A. Frank was heading to Las Vegas, where he will live under the supervision of the Nevada Division of Parole and Probation, according to Montana Department of Corrections spokeswoman Judy Beck.
Governor Sandoval ordered all flags at half-staff Thursday in remembrance of the men, women and children who lost their lives on 9/11. Thirteen years ago, nearly 3,000 innocent people were killed in the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center in New York City, at the Pentagon in Washington, D.C., and on Flight 93 near Shanksville, Pennsylvania.
John Thomas "J.T." Creedon visits Cambodia. He said he believes in turning circumstances into opportunities.
Updated: Sun Sep 14, 2014 08:33 pm
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