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  1. Nevada's high school graduation rate increases by 2 pointsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Las Vegas Sun

    The department says the class of 2018's graduation rate was just over 83 percent, an increase of over 2 percentage points. State Superintendent of Public Instruction Steve Canavero said the increase is an indicator that Nevada schools are going in the right direction and be a national leader in education improvement.

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  2. Users of Carson City gun range upset by its closureRead the original story

    Yesterday | The Las Vegas Sun

    Carson City last month restricted hours for drop-in use at a local gun range to the weekend due to safety concerns after city employees and contractors at the landfill said they were dodging stray bullets. Now, the Nevada Appeal reports a group of users of the Carson Rifle and Pistol Range have gathered more than 1,200 signatures on a petition to reopen the range seven days a week.

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  3. Legal brothel owners upset over proposed Elko license feesRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 11 | The Las Vegas Sun

    Legal brothel owners in northeastern Nevada are trying to beat back the city of Elko's proposal to double their license application fees and more than triple renewal fees at the regulated houses of prostitution. The Elko Daily Free Press reports the dramatic increases are outlined in a business impact statement scheduled to go before the Elko City Council for the first time on Tuesday.

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  4. Sisolak to detail goals in Jan. 16 State of the State speechRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2018 | The Las Vegas Sun

    Nevada Gov.-elect Steve Sisolak will give his inaugural State of the State speech in Carson City on Jan. 16. The Democrat's transition team announced Tuesday that Sisolak will give the address at 6 p.m. from the Assembly Chambers of the Nevada Legislature. The speech will lay out his priorities for the upcoming year and his upcoming four-year term.

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  5. Sitting judges among applicants for Court of Appeals benchRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 8 | The Las Vegas Sun

    Four state judges from Southern Nevada are among nine attorneys who have applied for appointment to fill a Nevada Court of Appeals vacancy. The applicants list released Friday by the Commission on Judicial Selection includes Eighth Judicial District Court Judges Charles Hoskin, Vincent Ochoa and Jerry Wise and District Court Discovery Commissioner Bonnie A. Bulla.

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  6. Nevada justice panel wants to ease some drug penaltiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 4 | The Las Vegas Sun

    A state panel on the justice system is making a case to reduce criminal penalties for possession of small amounts of illegal narcotics. The Nevada Appeal reports the Nevada Commission on the Administration of Justice indicated during a meeting in Carson City last week it plans to propose state lawmakers change felony offenses to misdemeanors next year for possession of small amounts of drugs, including heroine, methamphetamine and cocaine.

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  7. Democratic lawmaker resigns from Nevada AssemblyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 3 | The Las Vegas Sun

    State Assemblywoman Olivia Diaz today announced she will not return to Carson City in 2019 to participate in the upcoming legislative session. Diaz was first elected to the Nevada Assembly in 2010.

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  8. $45K-plus repair bill for damage to Battle Born MemorialRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 21 | The Las Vegas Sun

    State officials say it will cost tens of thousands of dollars to repair damage to the Battle Born Memorial in Carson City caused by bicyclists and skateboarders. Director of Administration Patrick Cates said Tuesday the cracks to three of the black granite slabs at the memorial outside the State Capitol building were caused by teens on BMX bicycles and Razor Scooters.

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  9. Elections gave some the bluesRead the original story

    Friday Nov 16 | The Las Vegas Sun

    I'd like to thank the Las Vegas Sun for the "Blue Nevada" page in the Nov. 8 edition.

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  10. Democrats solidify their majorities at the LegislatureRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2018 | The Las Vegas Sun

    Spectators look down on the Nevada Assembly on the opening day of the legislative session, Monday, Feb. 6, 2017 in Carson City. Nevada's Legislature will be bluer and more female in 2019 than in 2017, and those changes could be even more pronounced before lawmakers open their next session in Carson City.

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  11. Freeway from Carson City to Reno to close for repairsRead the original story

    Nov 9, 2018 | The Las Vegas Sun

    Officials say Interstate 580 in northern Carson City and Washoe Valley will be closed during the morning hours of Nov. 17 and Nov. 18. Both directions of I-580/U.S. 395 will be closed from U.S. 50/East William Street exit 39 in central Carson City to the Alternate U.S. 395 Bowers Mansion exit 50 in northern Washoe Valley from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. for major utility line repairs. No access will be allowed via interstate on and off-ramps within the closure area.

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  12. Vote-site changes, turnout blamed for long lines in NevadaRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2018 | The Las Vegas Sun

    Election officials in Nevada are promising answers to why voters were left standing in long lines for hours at some Election Day polling places following a consolidation of vote centers designed to streamline the process. In Las Vegas, 82 of 172 sites remained open Tuesday past the scheduled 7 p.m. closing time to give people already in line time to vote, county spokesman Dan Kulin said.

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  13. Pence to rally in Carson City with Heller, LaxaltRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2018 | The Las Vegas Sun

    Vice President Mike Pence will be in Nevada this weekend to rally voters for Republican Sen. Dean Heller and Attorney General Adam Laxalt. The rally with Pence in Carson City will follow the Nevada Day parade and other activities commemorating Nevada's admission to statehood in 1864.

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  14. Whata s next for Dennis Hofa s brothels across Nevada?Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2018 | The Las Vegas Sun

    Brothel owner and Assembly candidate Dennis Hof poses outside the Moonlite BunnyRanch brothel in Mound House, six miles east of Carson City, in this June 16, 2018, file photo. Hof died Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2018, at age 72. Brothel mogul Dennis Hof in 2012 added Suzette Cole - better known as Madam Suzette - to the business and liquor license for his four brothels in Lyon County.

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  15. Carson City man accused of attack with Japanese-style swordRead the original story

    Sep 26, 2018 | The Las Vegas Sun

    A 33-year-old Carson City man has been arrested on charges accusing him of attacking another man with a Japanese-style sword. The Nevada Appeal reports Joel Urquiza attacked the man Monday at a residence on North Carson Street, causing severe damage to his hand.

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  16. Nevada high court cancels oral arguments in execution caseRead the original story

    Sep 19, 2018 | The Las Vegas Sun

    The Nevada Supreme Court has canceled plans for oral arguments this week on a state request to quickly decide whether a twice-delayed execution of a condemned inmate should go forward despite drugmakers' protests. Chief Justice Michael Douglas' four-sentence order canceling Friday's arguments in Carson City takes the case off a fast-track and makes it unlikely the execution can be rescheduled in November.

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

    Sep 19, 2018 | 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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  18. Nevada judge mulling execution drug case; Supreme Court nextRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2018 | 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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  19. Nevada investigating legal pimp, candidate for sex assaultRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 5, 2018 | 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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  20. Report: Woman lay dead in Nevada county jail cell for hoursRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 1, 2018 | 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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