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  1. Subcommittee considers funding new death chamber for Ely prisonRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 8 | The Las Vegas Sun

    ... until 2019. The plan was rejected by the 2013 Legislature. Executions were carried out at the now-closed Nevada State Prison in Carson City. And Cox said that could still be used but money would have to be spent to get the chamber in operation. Sen. ...

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  2. Nevada State Prison: 150 Years Of Housing Criminals, Tourists Next?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 6 | KOLO-TV Reno

    ... Glen Whorton. "It's both intimidating and fascinating." Today he has another title, president of the Nevada State Prison Preservation Society, a group trying to save the old prison and turn it into, well, an attraction. Other states have done this ...

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  3. Nevada Has An Innovative Idea For How To Right Wrongful ConvictionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2015 | ThinkProgress

    The Nevada State Prison, where Nolan Klein spent more than two decades on what he maintained was a wrongful conviction. Nolan Klein spent the last 21 years of his life in prison on a life sentence that he never stopped fighting.

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  4. Escape from Prison Hill races April 18Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2015 | Nevada Appeal

    Runners are invited to test their mettle on a challenging trail that offers sweeping views of the Sierra, surrounding valleys and the Nevada State Prison at this year's Escape from Prison Hill half-marathon and 10K races on Saturday, April 18. The race is held annually at Silver Saddle Ranch on Carson River Road. The single-track trail offers vertical climbs and descents in a challenging 13.1 miles, though the 10K distance offers the same views on less challenging terrain.

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  5. Escapre from Prison Hill races April 18Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2015 | Nevada Appeal

    Runners are invited to test their mettle on a challenging trail that offers sweeping views of the Sierra, surrounding valleys and the Nevada State Prison at this year's Escape from Prison Hill half-marathon and 10K races on Saturday, April 18. The race is held annually at Silver Saddle Ranch on Carson River Road. The single-track trail offers vertical climbs and descents in a challenging 13.1 miles, though the 10K distance offers the same views on less challenging terrain.

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  6. Carson City Board of Supervisors approve $627K to buy 6 trucksRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2015 | Nevada Appeal

    ... on fuel tax indexing to provide revenue for roads and streets, AB377, dealing with the decommissioned Nevada State Prison's historic landmark and tourist prospects, and Senate Bill 382, a sales tax measure related to Internet purchases. Those three, ...

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  7. 234 bills introduced as deadline passesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 18, 2015 | Nevada Appeal

    ... failed in the state Senate by just one vote. AB377 would transfer the historic structures at the Nevada State Prison to the Division of Museums and History and create an endowment fund for the preservation of the prison. Activists are working to ...

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  8. Man behind bars for sexual assault, lewdness chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2015 | KRNV-TV Reno

    ... arrested back in the 90s, early 90s, for lewdness with a minor on rape charges, and did do some time in Nevada State Prison and was released." Broadway said after Corrales was released from prison on those charges, he illegally failed to register as ...

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  9. Carson City nursing care facility clears first step with Board of SupervisorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2015 | Nevada Appeal

    ... support a bill emanating from Bill Draft Request 625 to develop and preserve the decommissioned Nevada State Prison in Carson City. It's the next step at the state level, which follows enactment of Assembly Bill 356 in 2013 calling for exploration ...

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  10. Carson City Board of Supervisors to take on - Big MAC' ThursdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 15, 2015 | Nevada Appeal

    ... Citizens Committee, and a possible legislative request for a bill to take another step in preserving the Nevada State Prison.

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  11. Straps on the bed in the execution chamber at Nevada State Prison are seen in this 2011 file photo.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 31, 2015 | Nevada Appeal

    ... are housed about 35 miles west of the Utah line, instead of at the execution chamber at the closed Nevada State Prison in Carson City. Cox acknowledged the old site could still be used. Gov. Brian Sandoval included the request for a new death ...

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  12. Jury finds Man Guilty of Battery Upon an Officer, Drug ChargeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2015 | KTVN Reno

    ... to 364 days in the Washoe County Jail for the Battery upon an Officer count and up to four years in the Nevada State Prison for the Possession of Controlled Substance count. Sentencing is scheduled for March 30th. (Washoe County contributed to this ...

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  13. Carson City's O'Neill: I'll represent entire districtRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2015 | Nevada Appeal

    ... one in honor of his predecessor Pete Livermore that would give the group seeking to preserve the old Nevada State Prison the power to raise and spend money on the project. O'Neill also wants changes in the rules for supervising sex offenders he says ...

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  14. Work to change historic Nevada prison to museum is going slowRead the original story

    Dec 29, 2014 | Big News Network.com

    ... media spectrum and is administered by Mainstream Media EC on behalf of Big News Network. Members of the Nevada State Prison Preservation Society are working to create a museum at the historic site, seen in Carson City, Nev., on Thursday, Dec. 11, ...

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  15. Carson City's capital projects, deferred maintenance loom large in 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 28, 2014 | Nevada Appeal

    ... meanwhile, among his priorities voiced general support for future prospects involving the decommissioned Nevada State Prison on East 5th Street. "The Nevada State Prison could possibly contribute to our cultural and architectural history, along with ...

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  16. Tahoe Brewery liquor manager approved for Carson City locationRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2014 | Nevada Appeal

    ... storic Preservation Office to obtain a $75,000 grant to assess historic structures at the decommissioned Nevada State Prison.

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  17. Hear from Whorton about Curry in Carson CityRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2014 | Nevada Appeal

    Describing Abe Curry as the "father of Carson City" only hints at the many roles the pioneer played in the establishment of Nevada's capital. On Friday, Dec. 12, the Nevada State Prison Preservation Society will host a presentation by Glen Whorton on the life of Curry, the man who shaped much of what Carson City has become today.

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  18. Audit Data from Clark Washoe could drive up death penalty costRead the original story

    Dec 6, 2014 | Big News Network.com

    ... Media EC on behalf of Big News Network. Did you know ...The last execution in Nevada was at the Nevada State Prison on April 26, 2006, when Daryl Mack was put to death by lethal injection. Mack was executed for the rape and murder of a Reno woman, ...

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  19. Audit Death penalty nearly doubles cost of Nevada murder casesRead the original story

    Dec 3, 2014 | Big News Network.com

    ... and is administered by Mainstream Media EC on behalf of Big News Network. The execution chamber at the Nevada State Prison in Carson City, Nev., is shown Thursday, March 22, 2001. Sebastian Bridges, a South African national, is scheduled to be ...

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  20. High cost of death penalty could affect its future in NevadaRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2014 | The Las Vegas Sun

    The execution chamber at Nevada State Prison in Carson City is rarely used, partly because many on death row die of natural causes before appeals are through. Nevada's criminal justice system spends nearly twice as much handling death penalty cases compared with murder cases where capital punishment isn't sought, according to a report released Tuesday by state auditors.

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