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1 hr ago | The Las Vegas Sun

Northern Nevada lands bill gets new lease on life

A sweeping lands bill for Northern Nevada that had a bleak outlook in Congress just a few months ago suddenly has new life.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Mark Amodei, Representative Steven Horsford, Democrat, Harry Reid, US Senate

2 hrs ago | Reno Gazette-Journal

Nevada farmers watch the land die in drought

Dan Knisley stands at drought's ground zero. In a field where wheat grew last year, there's now little but stubble and dirt.


Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Lovelock, NV, Agriculture, Science, Fallon, NV, Pershing County, NV

3 hrs ago | KVBC-TV Las Vegas

Neighboring states have more opportunities for Nevada-bred doctors

Nevada's only public medical school is struggling to keep its students in the state to practice medicine after graduation.


Related Topix: Nevada Government, Las Vegas, NV

5 hrs ago | KTVN Reno

Flash Flood Watch Issued for Several Nevada Counties

NWS says the watch is for a portion of west central Nevada including the western Nevada Basin and range including Pyramid Lake.


Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Flood

5 hrs ago | KLAS-TV Las Vegas

Arrest report details crime spree that left 2 dead, 2 hurt

The female suspect in Tuesday's crime spree that involved two home invasions and three people being shot told police that she and the male suspect intended to steal a car.


Related Topix: Violent Crime, Nevada Government

10 hrs ago | KTVN Reno

Court hearing for Sparks man in trespass killing

A 73-year-old Sparks man is headed back to court on a murder charge in the shooting of two unarmed trespassers at a vacant home he owns.


Related Topix: Violent Crime, Life, Self Defense

Tue Jul 29, 2014

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.


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

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.


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

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.


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

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 .


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

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.


Related Topix: Nevada Government

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.


Related Topix: Lyon County, NV, Yerington, NV

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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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


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