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4 hrs ago | National Journal

Grover Norquist Explains Why He's Going to Burning Man

A bicycle rider rides through a sandstorm during the Burning Man Festival in Nevada on Sept.

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

8 hrs ago | Nevada Appeal

The Beatles Flashback concert begins at 7 p.m. Aug. 6.

Jazz & Beyond, a 17-day festival that starts Friday with a Mad Hatter Garden Party at the Governor's Mansion.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, The Beatles, Hiroshima, Jazz

12 hrs ago | The Las Vegas Sun

Crafty cardsharp's arrest in Pennsylvania is victory for Nevada gaming board

For 15 years, Jubreal Chahine has lurked at the illicit edges of the gambling tables, a habitual casino cheat who made his living by an opportunistic sleight-of-hand that landed him top ranking on the Nevada Gaming Control Board's "most-wanted" list.

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Related Topix: Games, Card Game, Blackjack, Las Vegas, NV

14 hrs ago | The Record-Courier

Always Lost' memorial come to Minden Inn

Douglas County is hosting the Western Nevada College "Always Lost: A Meditation on War" arts and humanities exhibition as part of a special Nevada Sesquicentennial tour sponsored by the Nevada Department of Veterans Services .

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Related Topix: Minden, NV, Douglas County, NV, Photography, Arts, Carson City, NV

18 hrs ago | Black Enterprise

Study: One in Three Americans with Credit File Has Debt in Collections

If you're hiding a dirty little credit secret - a debt in collections - you have plenty of company.

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Related Topix: Nevada Government

Yesterday | Las Vegas Herald

Deal reached on Northern Nevada land

A Northern Nevada wilderness and development bill left for dead earlier this year is getting new life in Congress.Lawmakers have reached an agreement on setting aside 26,000 acres as wilderness in the Pine Forest Range in Humboldt County.

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Related Topix: Lyon County, NV, Yerington, NV

Yesterday | KVBC-TV Las Vegas

Young doctors earn degrees in Nevada then flee to other states

Nevada sits at the bottom of health care. If you have tried to make an appointment the long wait times and lack of specialty fields is probably not a surprise.

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Related Topix: Reno, NV, Las Vegas, NV

Mon Jul 28, 2014

RGT Online

Dotty's taverns are simply complex

The 160,000-square-foot North Las Vegas warehouse and headquarters of Nevada Restaurant Services, Inc. - parent company of the Dotty's chain of taverns - is a cross between Costco, Home Depot, a slot machine manufacturing plant and a direct-mail house.

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Related Topix: Las Vegas, THQ, Las Vegas, NV, Video Games, North Las Vegas, NV

Sun Jul 27, 2014

KVBC-TV Las Vegas

School's near: Time to think about immunizations for students

The Southern Nevada Immunization & Health Coalition has announced its regional schedule of summer Back-to-School immunization events to help children and their families stay healthy throughout the upcoming school year.

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Related Topix: HPV, Health, Toddlers, Family, Adolescents and Pre-Teens, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Medicine, Influenza

The Las Vegas Sun

Death can help someone visualize hope

"I'm looking at their eyes and looking at their facial expressions ... I wonder what they're like.

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Nevada Appeal

Comstock Center to present art exhibit

The Comstock History Center will present "One Is Silver, the Other Is Gold: Celebrating 25 Years of Nevada Folklife Apprenticeships" featuring 22 visual artists who have received grant support from the Nevada Arts Council as master or apprentice artists in a variety of folk traditions.

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Related Topix: Nevada Government, Virginia City, NV

Sat Jul 26, 2014

The Las Vegas Sun

Photo: Emergency personnel work at the site of a collisio

Emergency personnel work at the site of a collision between a pickup truck and a small airplane that was making an emergency landing on Nevada Route 445, about 20 miles north of Reno, on Saturday, July 26, 2014.

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Thomaston Times

Fighting Wildfires: A view from up front9:23 am

My engine crew fills a 100 gallon water bucket for our local helicopter crew. This fire occurred near Wenedover, Nevada - just outside the Bonneville Salt Flats in Utah.

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Related Topix: Fire, Elko County, NV, Eureka County, NV, Lander County, NV, Carlin, NV

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Local TV Station KTVZ

ODOT reviews safety after 2 hwy. worker deaths

The Oregon Occupational Safety and Health Division is investigating the Oregon Department of Transportation following two separate incidents in which construction workers were killed on the job this week on northeast Oregon highway projects.

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Related Topix: Oregon, Nevada Government, Environmental Law, Law

SFGate

Ex-Nevada lawmaker sentenced in California highway chase

California Highway Patrol officers draw their weapons as they arrest former-Nevada Assemblyman Steven Brooks after a 20-minute chase in March 2013.

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KVBC-TV Las Vegas

Bill signed to help clean abandoned Henderson mine

President Obama today signed the Three Kids Mine Remediation and Reclamation Act.

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

Victorville Daily Press

Ex-Nev. lawmaker Brooks sentenced to Calif. prison

A former Nevada lawmaker who led California police on a high-speed chase on the day he was expelled from the state Assembly has been ordered to two years and eight months in prison.

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Related Topix: Nevada Government, California Government, California

HR Magazine

DOT Updates National Hazardous Routes Registry

Transportation industry employers will want to review the new registry and determine what impact the changes may have for their logistics operations.

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Related Topix: Connecticut, Connecticut Government, Nevada Government, Missouri Government, Missouri, New Jersey Government, New Jersey, North Dakota Government, North Dakota

Nevada Appeal

Part 2 Carson Mint: Nevada Mint Act approved

Sen. Milton Slocum Latham from California pushed the Nevada Mint Act to a vote on his final day in the Senate.

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Related Topix: US News, Carson City, NV

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Nevada Appeal

Performance academy hosting information night

An informational meeting for parents wanting to learn more about the Nevada Performance Academy will take place at 6:15 p.m. Tuesday at VT Williams and Associates, 3470 G.S. Richards Blvd. Parents are asked to RSVP by contacting Colleen Bannister at 775-790-9679 or by email at cobanni@msn.com.

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