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14 hrs ago | The Las Vegas Sun

How businesses break into Southern Nevada's budding pot industry

Medical marijuana has been legal in Nevada for more than a decade, but it wasn't until last year that state leaders made the drug accessible to patients.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana, Clark County, NV, Las Vegas, NV, North Las Vegas, NV

Sat Jul 12, 2014

Reno Gazette-Journal

Broadband project benefiting hospitals is underway

Broadband project benefiting hospitals is underway Installation for broadband project to provide statewide telemedicine network, more has begun.

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Related Topix: Esmeralda County, NV, US Politics, Representative Steven Horsford, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Las Vegas, NV, Goldfield, NV

Fri Jul 11, 2014

KOLO-TV Reno

Nevada Honors Heroic Battleship On Its 100th Anniversary

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.

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Related Topix: Reno, NV

Western Livestock Journal

Prolonged drought depletes Lake Mead

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.

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Las Vegas, NV, White Pine County, NV, Spring Valley, NV

The Las Vegas Sun

Reno lawmaker wants state to lift ban on sale of wine made in Clark, Washoe counties

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.

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Related Topix: Wine, Drink, Reno, NV, Washoe County, NV, Clark County, NV

Nevada Appeal

MAC and other projects back on board's plate

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.

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The San Diego Union-Tribune

Report: Ranch Battle Spurs Extremists

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.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law

The Las Vegas Sun

Dina Titus takes on Yucca, and Dean Heller grills NCAA president

Nevada's congressional delegation tried its best this week to strip federal funding for research to store the nation's nuclear waste in Nevada's Yucca Mountain, but it was a futile effort.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Mark Amodei, Representative Dean Heller, US Senate, Representative Dina Titus, Senator Dean Heller, Democrat, Harry Reid

Thu Jul 10, 2014

KLAS-TV Las Vegas

Many people in flood zones still don't have flood insurance

From the northwest to Henderson, neighborhoods across southern Nevada have seen flooding over the past week, and monsoon season has barely begun.

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Related Topix: Nevada Government, Weather

Washington Examiner

Plan to link Nev. online poker rooms gets early OK

Nevada gambling regulators are giving preliminary approval to a system that could link online poker websites to create a larger player pool.

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Related Topix: Games, Poker, Nevada Government

Navy Times

State marks 100th anniversary of USS Nevada

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.

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Related Topix: Nevada Government, Reno, NV, Goldfield, NV

KVBC-TV Las Vegas

Uncertainty between legally smoking pot and driving laws

As the medical marijuana industry finds its place in Nevada, lawmakers and law enforcement are working on the rules governing the drug's use.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana, Nevada Government

National Review Online

This Day in Liberal Judicial Activisma "July 10

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.

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Related Topix: Nevada Government

TheDailyBeast.com

The Cliven Bundy Copycat Militias

Shootings between law enforcement agents and extremists have spiked the wake of Bundy's Nevada ranch standoff, with militias declaring "war" on the feds.

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Related Topix: Management

Wed Jul 09, 2014

The Las Vegas Sun

Woman treads water for 3 hours in Lake Mead storm

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.

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KTVN Reno

Senate approves bill to clean up toxic Nevada mine

The U.S. Senate has approved legislation intended to launch the long-awaited cleanup of a toxic, abandoned manganese mine outside of Las Vegas.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Harry Reid, Representative Dean Heller, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Senator Dean Heller, Democrat

KTVN Reno

Nevada Unclaimed Property Office Receives Record Number of Claims

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.

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Related Topix: Nevada Government

KLAS-TV Las Vegas

WalletHub: Nevada still has high percentage of uninsured residents

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.

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Related Topix: Health Insurance, Health, Alzheimer's, Las Vegas, NV

KRNV-TV Reno

Nevadans claiming abandoned propery increases sharply

State officials say the number of Nevadans claiming their abandoned property has drastically increased compared to last year.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

KRNV-TV Reno

Big problems remain with Nevada Health Link

The deadline to sign up for health insurance coverage under Nevada Health Link has long since expired; however, big problems remain for an some Nevadans still trying to work through the system.

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Related Topix: Nevada Government

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