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  1. Nevada State College president talks expansion, on-campus housingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Las Vegas Sun

    A rendering shows Nevada State College's planned $62 million, 60,000-square-foot education building, which could see construction beginning in fall 2019. Nevada State College has experienced a 30 percent growth in enrollment over the last two years to nearly 5,000 students.

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  2. Nevada judge mulling execution drug case; Supreme Court nextRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 17 | The Las Vegas Sun

    A judge in Las Vegas who heard more than three days of testimony about how Nevada obtained drugs for a twice-postponed execution said Monday she will need a few days to decide whether three drugmakers can block use of their products in a lethal injection the companies say they want no part of. Pharmaceutical firm attorneys said during closing arguments that state prison officials used subterfuge to obtain the drugs for a never-before-tried combination - a sedative to calm the inmate, heavy doses of the powerful opioid fentanyl to slow the inmate's metabolism, and a muscle-paralyzing drug to ensure breathing stops.

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  3. Nevada investigating legal pimp, candidate for sex assaultRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 5 | The Las Vegas Sun

    Nevada authorities confirmed Wednesday that they're investigating allegations of sexual assault against a legal pimp and state legislative candidate. The Nevada Department of Public Safety said it was investigating Dennis Hof because of a request from the sheriff's office in northern Nevada's Carson City, where Hof owns several legal brothels.

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  4. Report: Woman lay dead in Nevada county jail cell for hoursRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 1 | The Las Vegas Sun

    A Texas woman experiencing drug withdrawal symptoms while jailed in Nevada was dead in a video-monitored county cell for hours and not provided medical assistance when a deputy checked on her, according to a newly released report obtained by a newspaper. The 300-page document on the death of Kelly Coltrain by the Nevada Division of Investigation shows that state investigators found evidence the Mineral County sheriff's office may have violated state laws, but charges were never filed, the Reno Gazette Journal reported Friday.

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  5. Nevada high court resets date, place for execution argumentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 28 | The Las Vegas Sun

    The Nevada Supreme Court has reset the date and location for oral arguments in the stalled execution of a death-row inmate whose lethal injection is being challenged by pharmaceutical companies. Court spokesman Michael Sommermeyer said Tuesday the court pushed back the hearing about the twice-postponed execution of Scott Raymond Dozier to Sept.

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  6. Motorhome driver leads deputies on chase at Lake TahoeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 27 | The Las Vegas Sun

    The driver of a Lake Tahoe motorhome led officers on a wild mountain highway chase that reached speeds of 80 mph before he crashed into a building about 30 miles away and was arrested, authorities said Monday. The driver of the 1997 Airstream ran red lights, swerved toward two deputies, drove around a pair of roadblocks and through spike strips during the chase that began late Sunday, Douglas County deputies said.

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  7. Nevada inmate serving life for sex, robbery convictions diesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 20, 2018 | The Las Vegas Sun

    Officials say a 65-year-old Nevada prison inmate who was serving a life sentence for robbery, sexual assault and failure to register as a sex offender has died behind bars. The Nevada Department of Corrections says Eugene Fitzgerald was pronounced dead Monday at the prison medical facility at Northern Nevada Correctional Center in Carson City.

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  8. Nevada joins first federal-local elections security exerciseRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 14, 2018 | The Las Vegas Sun

    Nevada Secretary of State Barbara Cegavske attends Table Top the Vote 2018, a national election cyber exercise that is being hosted by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security , Monday, Aug. 13, 2018. The purpose of the exercise is to assist DHS, state and local election stakeholders in identifying best practices and improving cyber incident planning, through simulation of realistic scenarios exploring impacts to voter confidence, voting operations, and the integrity of elections.

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  9. Paul Laxalt, former Nevada governor and U.S. senator, dies at 96Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 6, 2018 | The Las Vegas Sun

    Paul Laxalt, the son of Basque immigrants who rose to political power as a Nevada governor, U.S. senator and close ally to Ronald Reagan, has died. He was 96. The conservative Republican had a storied political career, including a brief run for president in 1987.

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  10. Paul Laxalt, former Nevada governor and U.S. senator, dies at 96Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 6, 2018 | The Las Vegas Sun

    Paul Laxalt, the son of Basque immigrants who rose to political power as a Nevada governor, U.S. senator and close ally to Ronald Reagan, has died. He was 96. The conservative Republican had a storied political career, including a brief run for president in 1987.

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  11. Local team has Little League World Series in its sightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 2, 2018 | The Las Vegas Sun

    Silverado All Stars player Jake Glaser warms up with his teammates during practice at Silverado Ranch Park, Wednesday, July 27, 2018. The Silverado All Stars are heading to Regionals with a chance to qualify for the Little League World Series.

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  12. Nevada marijuana dispensary owner says best customers skew olderRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 29, 2018 | The Las Vegas Sun

    Some of the best customers of legal recreational marijuana in Nevada are older buyers, said well-known Reno cannabis investor Fernando Leal, owner of marijuana dispensaries in Reno and Carson City. "Sixty percent of our customers are over the age of 40, and these are people that may have dabbled with marijuana in school or previously and now are really trying to study and understand the benefits of cannabis," Leal said Friday on Nevada Newsmakers.

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  13. Northern Nevada-area newspapers reducing print editionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2018 | The Las Vegas Sun

    The owner of four northern Nevada-area newspapers says it's reducing the number of days it prints the newspapers each week. The Nevada Appeal in Carson City reports owner Sierra Nevada Media Group is cutting the paper's publishing schedule from six days a week to just Wednesdays and Saturdays.

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  14. Inmate serving theft, burglary terms dies in Nevada prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2018 | The Las Vegas Sun

    Prison officials say a 61-year-old inmate serving a burglary and theft sentence after his probation was revoked last year in a Las Vegas case has died at a Northern Nevada prison medical facility. The Nevada Department of Corrections said Monday that Jerald Alvin Townson died last Wednesday at the prison hospital at Northern Nevada Correctional Center in Carson City.

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  15. Music program at Carson City prison has calming influence on inmatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2018 | The Las Vegas Sun

    "I have a habit of thinking of songs and getting up and writing them down right away," said Greer, 61. "The song I've written - 'Give Me Your Love' - is about someone that I was in a relationship with," Greer said. "I traveled a lot.

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  16. Photo: In a June 8, 2018 photo, inmates participate in aRead the original story

    Jun 14, 2018 | The Las Vegas Sun

    In a June 8, 2018 photo, inmates participate in a music workshop at the Northern Nevada Correctional Center in Carson City.

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  17. Sanctuary cities may go to Nevada voters in future electionRead the original story w/Photo

    May 31, 2018 | The Las Vegas Sun

    A Nevada judge has given the green light to supporters of a ballot measure aimed at banning sanctuary cities to try to bring the question before the voters in a future election. Carson City District Court Judge Todd Russell approved new language Wednesday describing the impact of the proposed constitutional amendment, which would make it illegal for Nevada cities and counties to become "sanctuary communities" that fail to cooperate with federal immigration authorities.

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  18. Sanctuary cities may go to Nevada voters, but not this yearRead the original story w/Photo

    May 31, 2018 | The Las Vegas Sun

    It won't happen this year, but a Nevada judge has given the green light to supporters of a ballot measure aimed at banning sanctuary cities to bring the question before the voters in a future election. Carson City District Judge Todd Russell approved new language Wednesday describing the impact of the proposed constitutional amendment, which would make it illegal for Nevada cities and counties to become "sanctuary communities" that fail to cooperate with federal immigration authorities.

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  19. Settelmeyer plans to seek GOP state Senate leadership postRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2018 | The Las Vegas Sun

    State Sen. James Settelmeyer, R-Minden, says he plans to seek the leadership role of the Republican Senate caucus for the 2019 session of the Nevada Legislature. "I am going for leadership, and we'll have that vote after the election to determine who will be the best to lead us during the session," Settelmeyer said Thursday on Nevada Newsmakers.

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  20. Carson City man pleads guilty in woman's 2013 deathRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2018 | The Las Vegas Sun

    A Carson City man has pleaded guilty to a second-degree murder charge in the 2013 death of a 19-year-old woman after his previous convictions in the case were overturned. The Nevada Appeal reported Thursday that Leonardo Cardoza had been sentenced to life with possibility of parole for killing Desiree Bragg after ramming his car into Bragg and smashing her body into her mother's house in 2013.

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