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50 min ago | Nevada Appeal
A spokesman said any recycled materials from tires and electronics to bottles, cans, appliances and fastening materials can be used in the project. Rene Brana, Sands Sustainability Manager, said Nevadans including the tourist population throw away about 5.7 pounds of trash per person per day.
5 hrs ago | KTNV-TV Las Vegas
Congresswoman Dina Titus announced on Monday that McCarran International Airport was awarded $26 million as part of a multi-year grant for reconstruction of a major runway. This is a multi-year grant subject to appropriations.
9 hrs ago | The Las Vegas Sun
A wing apparently malfunctioned before an experimental aircraft crash killed a retired Air Force pilot from California during qualification heats of the Reno National Championship Air Races in Nevada last week, according to a preliminary crash report. Portions of the right wing separated from the Backovich GP-5 dubbed "Sweet Dreams" before the aircraft rolled to the right and crashed Sept.
14 hrs ago | KLAS-TV Las Vegas
A Manhattan judge must decide whether to allow the videotaped confession of a man charged with murder in the death of a 1979 missing boy. A man charged with killing a boy who disappeared in 1979 calmly told investigators that he strangled the child, according to a confession video played in court Monday for a judge who will decide whether the recording can... The new Miss America followed in the footsteps of her predecessors and posed for pictures in the Atlantic City surf.
19 hrs ago | KTVN Reno
The amount of revenue Nevada draws from taxes is growing at a much slower pace than it did decades ago, and a new report says income inequality is partly to blame. A report released Monday by credit ratings agency Standard & Poor's found that stagnant wages among the masses have dampened consumer spending, which in turn affects state revenues.
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.
Updated: Mon Sep 15, 2014 11:50 pm
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