Carson City Newswire (Page 8)

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  1. Nevada Assembly's speaker-elect steps down amid racism controversyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 23, 2014 | The Las Vegas Sun

    Nevada Assemblyman Ira Hansen, R-Sparks, speaks on the Assembly floor during the second day of a special session at the Nevada Legislature on Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014, in Carson City.

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  2. Tesla says construction work underway on plant near RenoRead the original story

    Nov 21, 2014 | The Las Vegas Sun

    Tesla Motors says 400 construction workers are busy building its battery-producing factory east of Reno - and half of them are Nevadans. Daniel Witt, a business-development manager with Tesla, told board representatives of the Governor's Office of Economic Development that he expects to eventually hire 3,000 construction workers and that some of them will remain after the factory is complete.

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  3. Ira Hansen, Nevada's incoming Assembly speaker, under fire for racist commentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2014 | The Las Vegas Sun

    Nevada Assemblyman Ira Hansen, R-Sparks, speaks on the Assembly floor during the second day of a special session at the Nevada Legislature on Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014, in Carson City.

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  4. Man granted parole in 1998 teenage slayingRead the original story

    Nov 18, 2014 | The Las Vegas Sun

    The state Pardons Board voted Tuesday to grant immediate parole to Marcus Dixon, who as a juvenile fatally shot one person and wounded another in Las Vegas in 1998. Dixon, now 31, will be freed from the Northern Nevada Correctional Center in Carson City once he submits an approved release plan showing how he will live outside of prison.

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  5. Slot parlors among host of gaming issues legislators will tackleRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2014 | The Las Vegas Sun

    Slot parlors, the role of technology in gambling and illegal sports betting are among the casino-related issues that the Nevada Legislature could take up when it convenes in three months. Draft requests for several gaming bills are posted on the Legislature's website, and while it's still too early to predict what will actually become law, elected officials are beginning to talk about possibilities.

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  6. Democrats choose Aaron Ford as party's state Senate leaderRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2014 | The Las Vegas Sun

    Senator Aaron Ford talks to colleagues after a floor session Thursday, Feb. 7, 2013 during the 2013 legislative session in Carson City. State Senate Majority Leader Mo Denis will not be the titular leader of his party during the 2015 legislative session, the Nevada Senate Democratic Caucus announced Tuesday.

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  7. Voters want to see GOP's visionRead the original story

    Nov 9, 2014 | The Las Vegas Sun

    Gov. Brian Sandoval rode a Republican surge in his re-election bid Tuesday, one that swept not only through Nevada but also throughout the nation. Not that Sandoval's win was a surprise.

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  8. Assembly Republicans choose Hansen, not Hickey, as speaker-designateRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2014 | The Las Vegas Sun

    Nevada Assembly Minority Leader Pat Hickey, R-Reno, left, talks with lobbyist Rocky Finseth at the Legislative Building Carson City on Tuesday, May 7, 2013. Nevada's Republican Assembly caucus voted Ira Hansen as its new leader on Friday, electing him as the speaker-designate and thwarting power from going to the chamber's current party leader, Pat Hickey.

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  9. Moderate quake shakes northwest NevadaRead the original story

    Nov 5, 2014 | The Las Vegas Sun

    The U.S. Geological Survey says the magnitude-4.9 temblor about 11:30 p.m. was centered 41 miles east-southeast of Lakeview, Oregon, and about 190 miles north of Carson City, Nevada. Four people reported feeling it; the nearest person was in Cedarville, California, about 45 miles west.

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  10. On the national stage, Dean Heller quietly steps out of Harry Reid's shadowRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2014 | The Las Vegas Sun

    Standing on the royal blue carpet of the U.S. Senate chamber in cowboy boots, Republican Sen. Dean Heller looks every bit the Washington power broker as he swaps jokes and slaps backs with the most influential people in the city. Across the chamber, in a scene that plays out daily, Nevada's senior Sen. Harry Reid hunches over a desk with fellow Democrats.

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  11. Photo: Nevada Gov. Kenny Guinn, left, and Secretary of StRead the original story

    Oct 27, 2014 | The Las Vegas Sun

    Nevada Gov. Kenny Guinn, left, and Secretary of State Dean Heller shake hands after a meeting in the Governor's office Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2003 at the Capitol Building in Carson City. In background from left are, Deputy Secretary for Elections Susan Bilyeu and Chief Deputy Secretary of State Renee Parker.

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  12. Judge puts the kibosh on ridesharing Uber in Nevada, for nowRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2014 | The Las Vegas Sun

    Uber West Coast Regional Manager William Barnes sits in the back of a car during a photo shoot Friday, Oct. 24, 2014, in Las Vegas. The ride sharing company has begun operations in Nevada.

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  13. Nevada puts stop to ridesharing Uber for nowRead the original story

    Oct 24, 2014 | The Las Vegas Sun

    It didn't take long for Uber to come to a screeching halt in Nevada. District Court Judge James Russell in Carson City has blocked Uber from offering any rides in the state through at least Nov. 7. A hearing is set for Nov. 6. Uber launched its service in Las Vegas, Reno and Carson City on Friday after months of rumors that included recruitment posts on Craigslist and cryptic front-page newspaper advertisements.

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  14. Feds to gather 'nuisance' mustangs in NevadaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2014 | The Las Vegas Sun

    Federal wranglers plan an unusual wild horse roundup near the Nevada-Utah line, where ranchers and rural residents say protected mustangs are knocking down fences and impregnating domesticated mares. The Bureau of Land Management intends to conduct what it describes as a public safety and nuisance gather of about 120 wild horses beginning next month in eastern Nevada.

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  15. South Point poker website gets final approvalRead the original story

    Oct 23, 2014 | The Las Vegas Sun

    Real Gaming became the third real-money online poker site to operate in Nevada when it went live in February . Initially, the site was in a trial period, which the state Gaming Control Board and Gaming Commission ended today at a meeting in Carson City.

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  16. Nevada Assemblyman Pete Livermore dies of heart attackRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2014 | The Las Vegas Sun

    Assemblyman Peter Livermore takes part in a meeting of the Government Affairs Committee on the second day of the 2013 legislative session Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2013 in Carson City. Assembly Minority Leader Pat Hickey posted on Twitter that Livermore loved "his family, Nevada and - most of all - Carson City."

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  17. Recommendations for top statewide racesRead the original story

    Oct 19, 2014 | The Las Vegas Sun

    This is no time for a complacent electorate, one that figures that with a shoo-in governor and no presidential race to agitate the masses, this is an easy election to take a pass. For years, Nevada politicians have cloaked themselves in the status quo and kicked the can of progress and hard decisions down the road and into the Carson City briar patch, figuring someone else will come along to deal with it.

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  18. Homicide suspected in death of Northern Nevada Correctional Center inmateRead the original story

    Oct 18, 2014 | The Las Vegas Sun

    A prison near Carson City is in lockdown today after a male inmate was found dead in an apparent homicide. The inmate at the Northern Nevada Correctional Center was found Saturday morning by prison staffers, who tried to revive him, according to the Nevada Department of Corrections.

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  19. Our endorsements for state legislatorsRead the original story

    Oct 18, 2014 | The Las Vegas Sun

    This year's election for state legislators should be a call to arms for voters to endorse lawmakers who will put Southern Nevada's needs ahead of partisan politics. For too long, we have gotten the bum's rush in Carson City, where our needs are given short shrift - even from our locally elected politicians.

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  20. Endorsements in education racesRead the original story

    Oct 17, 2014 | The Las Vegas Sun

    Given that Nevada has long been below the national average on any number of measures of education - student achievement, proficiency, per-pupil spending, to name a few - this has to be a top priority for the state and the next Legislature. Nevada has a number of elected offices that deal directly with education, and today the Sun starts its endorsements with the candidates we believe will best advance the cause of education in the state.

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