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5 hrs ago | Reno Gazette-Journal

USDA announces funding for Nevada rural homebuyers

USDA announces funding for Nevada rural homebuyers USDA announces funding program to help Nevada rural homebuyers.

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Related Topix: US News, United States Department of Agriculture, Carson City, NV

19 hrs ago | Nevada Appeal

Marching band debuts one of largest ensembles on Saturday

From 120 members in 2012 to 180 in 2014, the University of Nevada, Reno has seen its marching band, the "Pride of the Sierra," grow in numbers, support and pride.

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Related Topix: University of Nevada-Reno, Reno, NV, San Diego State University

Yesterday | KLAS-TV Las Vegas

Cactus Avenue Interchange to open Friday

A long-anticipated road project is finishing earlier than expected. The Nevada Department of Transportation is opening the Cactus Avenue Interchange over I-15 on Friday.

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Related Topix: Nevada Government

Fri Aug 29, 2014

SFGate

Candidates culled from Nevada political dynasties

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

Reno Gazette-Journal

Extension's 'Grow Your Own, Nevada!' classes return

Extension's 'Grow Your Own, Nevada!' classes return Cooperative Extension horticulturist Wendy Mazet to lead series.

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Related Topix: Nevada Government, Yerington, NV, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Events, Washoe County, NV

Norwalk Citizen News

Candidates culled from Nevada political dynasties

Nevada's attorney general candidates start with three priceless political ingredients - presidential good looks, law degrees and a pedigree in state politics.

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Related Topix: United States Naval Academy, Las Vegas, NV

Nevada Appeal

Raul Garcia Jr. pleads guilty in murder of Nevada Insurance Examiner

The last of four defendants in the murder of Nevada Insurance Examiner William McCune changed his plea to guilty Friday.

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The Oregonian

Best photos of Burning Man 2014; has the festival jumped the shark?

In this Aug. 27, 2014 photo, participants enjoy the Burning Man festival on the Black Rock Desert in Gerlach, Nev.

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

News Max

Sen. Harry Reid: Redskins Owner Offered Gifts to Nevada Tribe

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, who has been arguing that the Washington Redskins' name is racist, claims team owner Dan Snyder tried to give gifts to a Nevada tribe so the Native Americans would support his Redskins brand.

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

Nevada Policy Research Institute

NPRI topples 3,610 dominoes to show margin tax destruction

The Nevada Policy Research Institute recently held a demonstration for Las Vegas media to show the devastating domino effect passage of the proposed margin tax, or Question 3, will have on the Silver State's economy, businesses and families.

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Related Topix: Nevada Government, Entertainment, Drama, Television

The Las Vegas Sun

Hospitals complain about payments to treat prisoners under Obamacare

Hospitals are complaining about lower payments to treat Nevada prisoners after inmates were switched to Medicaid coverage under Obamacare, officials said.

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Related Topix: Nevada Government, Healthcare Law, Law

Thu Aug 28, 2014

The Las Vegas Sun

Three-vehicle crash blocking traffic on Interstate 15

This picture from a Nevada Department of Transportation traffic camera shows a three-vehicle crash blocking traffic on Interstate 15 at Owens Avenue on Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014.

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Related Topix: Nevada Government

The Las Vegas Sun

Overseas trips cut for Nevada agriculture officials

The Legislative Interim Finance Committee refused Wednesday to allow the state Department of Agriculture to use part of its savings to join the Governor's Office on Economic Development on overseas trade missions.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Nevada Government

KRNV-TV Reno

Joey Chestnut wins 8th Sparks Nugget rib title

Joey Chestnut, the world-record holder at Nathan's Famous Hot Dog Contest in New York, has extended his stranglehold on the eating championship at Nevada's Best in the West Nugget Rib Cook-off as well.

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Las Vegas Review Journal

Nevada gaming revenue up slightly in July

Nevada gaming revenue increased less than 1 percent in July, ending fears the market might be off after a June in which the state's casino industry reported its largest monthly spike of the year.

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

NewsReview.com

Therea s blame to go around

According to Nevada's State Superintendent of Public Instruction, Dale Erquiaga, "The truth is even worse than the statistics would have you believe."

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Related Topix: Las Vegas, NV, Brian Sandoval, US Governors

Politico

Will Harry Reid run?

Forty years ago, a relatively unknown youngster had fought his way to a slight advantage over Nevada Sen. Paul Laxalt.

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

Wed Aug 27, 2014

The Gardner News and The Spring Hill ...

Kansas lands in middle of best-worst states for workplace gender equality

There is an equal ratio of women and men who earn minimum wage in Kansas. It is one the few states in which women do not make up the majority of minimum wage workers, according to a WalletHub analysis of 2014's Best and Worst States for Women's Equality.

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Related Topix: New York, Nevada Government, Utah Government, Utah

KTVN Reno

Nevada Sales Tax up 4.7 Percent from Last Year

Nevada's taxable sales rose 4.7 percent in June compared with the same month a year ago, led by an 8 percent gain in Clark County and a 7.3 percent increase in Washoe County.

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Related Topix: Clark County, NV, Washoe County, NV, Storey County, NV

KTVN Reno

Fire Restrictions to be Lifted September 2nd

The Bureau of Land Management Carson City District Office, the Carson and Bridgeport Ranger Districts of the Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest , U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service , Bureau of Indian Affairs , and the Nevada Division of Forestry announce the lifting of fire restrictions that have been in place since May 30, 2014.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire

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