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  1. Judge blocks 'Waters of U.S.' ruleRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Record-Courier

    An early court ruling has dealt a blow to the expansion of environmental rules to affect any body of water deemed a tributary to one regulated by the federal government. Federal Chief District Judge Ralph Erickson granted a preliminary injunction against the Environmental Protection Agency and the Army Corps of Engineers against enforcing the regulations on Thursday.


  2. NDOT Seeks to Hire Temporary Highway Maintenance WorkersRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | KTVN Reno

    The Nevada Department of Transportation says it wants to hire temporary highway maintenance workers to help with its winter operations. Applications are being accepted for temporary winter job positions in Reno, Sparks, Carson City, Gardnerville, as well as Las Vegas, Elko, Ely, Winnemucca and other areas across the state through September 10. The majority of positions will be required to operate various types of heavy equipment.


  3. Faff and falloutRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | The Economist

    AFTER the baking heat of a Virginia summer, the spent fuel pool at Surry Nuclear Power station, which sits on the James river in the south-east of the state, looks almost worth jumping into. That would be unwise.


  4. PUC votes to keep net metering policies in place through end of 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Las Vegas Sun

    Nevada's Public Utilities Commission awarded the solar industry a short-term victory on Wednesday, offering a stopgap solution for the solar cap that maxed out last week. On a 3-0 vote, the PUC approved a measure that requires NV Energy to extend the same rates and credits for a program called net metering, which compensates some rooftop solar customers for energy they provide to the power grid.


  5. Nevada employment picture continues to improve as number of jobless dropsRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Tahoe Daily Tribune

    Nevada unemployment finished the month of July a full percentage point lower than it was a year ago at 6.9 percent in raw totals. The Las Vegas and Reno reporting areas also saw a full percent decrease ending the month at 7 and 6.3 percent respectively while Carson City reported a nine-tenths decrease to 7.2 percent.


  6. Burning Man may be headed for BroadwayRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | San Jose Mercury News

    Burning Man, that annual back-country Bacchanalia and love-fest in Nevada that gives new meaning to the term "high desert," may be heading for the bright lights of Broadway. But first, the backers of "Burning Man: The Musical" need to raise $20,000 on crowdfunding site Indiegogo where this week they posted a hilarious 5:09-minute trailer featuring two of the songs they've penned so far.


  7. Convention Authority: Barrett-Jackson won't return to Reno-SparksRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | KRNV-TV Reno

    Barrett-Jackson has announced that it will not be extending its agreement with Hot August Nights to return to Reno Tahoe in 2016. "While the past three years have been a great and exciting run, we will not be returning to Reno Tahoe as part of Hot August Nights in 2016," said Craig Jackson, chairman and CEO of Barrett-Jackson.


  8. Local Auto Body Shop Named to Inc. 5000's Fastest Growing CompaniesRead the original story

    17 hrs ago | PRWeb

    New Look Collision Center ranked number 1,940 on the prestigious 2015 Inc. 5000 List of America's Fastest Growing Companies. The body shop is making dents against businesses that are normally considered higher profile enterprises by providing exacting auto repairs, winning endorsements from automobile manufacturers and insurance companies, offering customers user-friendly and mobile-enhanced Internet tools and hiring elite technicians with the highest credentials available in the auto industry.


  9. Nevada Health Co-Op policy holders need a new carrierRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | KRNV-TV Reno

    Thousands of Nevadans will be forced to find a new health insurance carrier come 2016 as Nevada Health Co-Op ends operations Dec. 31, 2015. Policy holders will be covered until the end of the year as long as you have paid the premium for your plan, but there are immediate steps that need to be taken.


  10. Ask Joe: Why isn't teaching scholarship money available?Read the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | KRNV-TV Reno

    RENO, Nev. One of our viewers has a question tonight about some scholarship money which was approved by the Nevada State Legislature.


  11. Our Opinion: Name freeway after Deputy Carl HowellRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Nevada Appeal

    We think Carson City resident Steven David's idea to name the Carson City Freeway after Deputy Carl Howell. It would be an excellent way to honor the deputy who gave his life in the line of duty on Aug. 15. Howell's sacrifice during a domestic battery call on Aug. 15 was an example of how one good man can prevent a greater tragedy.


  12. Dormant Nevada Tech Office Revived With New BossRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | KOLO-TV Reno

    The Governor's Office of Science, Innovation and Technology is getting a fresh start and a new director after being defunct for years. Gov. Brian Sandoval announced Wednesday that Brian Mitchell will be the office's program director.


  13. Nevada regulators vote to keep existing rooftop solar ratesRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago |

    Nevada regulators decided Wednesday to keep existing rates in place for rooftop solar customers for a few more months even though the state hit a cap on how much energy can be sold back to a utility company. The Public Utilities Commission voted to maintain current rates and rules before permanent ones must be adopted by the end of the year.


  14. Self-Driving Trucks Coming Soon To Florida Roads: VideoRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | BenzConnection

    Self-Driving trucks from Pennsylvania firm Royal Truck and Equipment will be on Florida roads by the end of the year. The rigs, which are part of a Department of Transportation pilot program, can navigate by following a pre-programmed lead car, via remote control, or by using GPS Waypoint navigation.


  15. Sandoval names new administrative chiefRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2015 | Las Vegas Review Journal

    Cates, current deputy director of the Nevada Department of Wildlife, replaces Jim Wells, who has filled the position on an interim basis since February. Wells remains state budget director under a realignment approved by the 2015 Legislature that split administration duties from the budget office.


  16. Nevada entrepreneurs win cash at annual governor's conferenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | KRNV-TV Reno

    Hundreds of business professionals gathered Tuesday for the 4th Annual Governor's Conference. Big name companies were in attendance, as well as lawmakers who awarded cash prizes to Nevada start ups.


  17. The new debt limit date; Obama looks ahead to the fall and worries about the rightRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Washington Post

    CBO EXTENDS THE DEBT LIMIT WINDOW, GIVING CONGRESS TIME TO BREATHE. The Congressional Budget Office released a new estimate on Tuesday that the Treasury Department would exhaust extraordinary measures to extend the debt limit sometime in November or early December.


  18. GOED gets $300,000 federal grantRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Nevada Appeal

    The Governor's Office of Economic Development has been awarded a $300,000 federal grant to help support its ongoing initiatives in the People's Republic of China and Poland. The goal of the GOED programs is to increase not only the number of Nevada businesses exporting but the value of those exports as well.


  19. Clean Power Plan will hammer Nevada seniorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Las Vegas Review Journal

    Ronald Reagan once said that the nine most terrifying words in the English language are, "I'm from the government, and I'm here to help." Sadly, Reagan is being proved right once again by a sweeping new plan that the Environmental Protection Agency is trying to impose on the states.


  20. Protect pets from attacking coyotesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | KRNV-TV Reno

    The Carson City Parks and Recreation Department is warning trail users that the number of coyote attacks on dogs has spiked lately. The department said in a statement that incidents have been happening in east Carson City, including the Review Park Wetlands Trail, Empire Ranch Trail and the Mexican Ditch Trail.