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  1. 1st Legal Medical Pot Sold in Nevada 15 Years After ApprovalRead the original story w/Photo

    57 min ago | High Times

    Fifteen years after Nevadans voted to legalize it, medical marijuana was sold legally in the state for the first time Friday at a dispensary in a strip mall about 5 miles east of downtown Reno. Dressed in polo shirts, tie-dyes and button-downs, about 75 people with medical marijuana cards lined up outside Silver State Relief, between a sub shop and pizza place in Sparks, to be among the first to buy as much as a half-ounce of pot for $195.

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  2. Nevada Likely To Land NASA Contract For Drone TestingRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | News 88.9 KNPR

    The Las Vegas Sun reports that the state is in final negotiations to allow the space agency to test unmanned aerial vehicles in Nevada airspace. Tom Wilczek, who works in the Governor's Office of Economic Development, said Friday a contract should be settled on within the next two months.

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  3. Upgrades Planned For Deadly Stretch Of Highway 160Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 31 | News 88.9 KNPR

    An 11 mile stretch of highway between Las Vegas and Pahrump has seen 280 crashes over a five year period, according to data collected by the Nevada Department of Transportation.

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  4. Solar industry growing too fast for power company, state law to keep upRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Las Vegas Sun

    Like a family bickering over whether the temperature is too hot or too cold, NV Energy and the solar companies have been arguing about Public Utilities Commission policies neither thinks are right. The rooftop solar market exploded in Nevada last year, growing by more than 1,000 percent to 6,000 jobs.

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  5. 1st legal medical pot sold in Nevada 15 years after approvalRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | WTOC-TV Savannah

    Nevadans voted to legalize medical... . A man walks past the Silver State Relief medical marijuana dispensary in Sparks, Nev., Friday, July 31, 2015, just after it became the first in the state to start selling medical pot legally.

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  6. Efforts to repeal new tax could formally launch this weekRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Big News Network.com

    Our eNewspaper network was founded in 2002 to provide stand-alone digital news sites tailored for the most searched-for locations for news. With a traditional newspaper format, more than 100 sites were established each with a newspaper-type name to cover the highest-ranked regions, countries, cities and states.

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  7. Gift for WNC Foundation | NevadaAppeal.comRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Nevada Appeal

    The E.L. Cord Foundation grant will help to convert this patio space, more than doubling the lab current space available to Western Nevada College applied industrial technology students. The E.L. Cord Foundation, a Reno-based philanthropic organization has provided the Western Nevada College Foundation a $50,000 gift to fund the renovation of the College's Applied Industrial Technology lab to support advanced studies in robotics, automation and controls.

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  8. Western Nevada College President Chet Burton poses on the Carson campus.Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Nevada Appeal

    Not only because it's a great program designed to put Nevadans to work in the growing technical business environment, but because our community is rallying around AIT and what it means to prepare Nevadans for careers that are going to strengthen our local communities and state economy. The college has recently received a number of grants to expand the AIT program and its facilities.

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  9. Carson City Sheriff's Office asks drivers to be safe while sharing road with busesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Nevada Appeal

    With school soon back in session, the Carson City Sheriff's Office is advising drivers to be cautious as they share the road with school buses. Drivers are asked to keep in mind buses are large, slow moving vehicles that cannot stop on a dime.

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  10. Carson City Road ReportRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Nevada Appeal

    Beginning Tuesday, Aug. 4, Minnesota Street will be closed to through traffic between King and Second streets. The area will be used as a public space for events.

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  11. U.S. 395 median barrier installation completeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KRNV-TV Reno

    Nevada Department of Transportation officials say NDOT crews have completed installation of new U.S. 395 concrete median barrier rail. Officials say all U.S. 395 lanes and ramps between North McCarran Boulevard and the Reno spaghetti bowl are now open.

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  12. How will Nevada handle Obama's historic anti-pollution push?Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Nevada Appeal

    The Obama administration is embarking on an unprecedented push to limit the amount of carbon pollution from the nation's power plants, and Nevada expects to find out this week how much it needs to reduce emissions. While some Republican governors have vowed not to comply with the rules being set by the federal Environmental Protection Agency, Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval's administration is largely on board with the goals of the Clean Power Plan.

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  13. Vegas speed bump removal program hits a - humpRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Las Vegas Review Journal

    One letter in the alphabet, roughly one inch in height and - if you believe the Las Vegas Fire Department - life or death. Fire officials say speed bumps can add as many as 10 crucial seconds to emergency vehicle response times, whereas humps might only add a few seconds.

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  14. Nevada Might Land NASA Drone ContractRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | KTVN Reno

    The Las Vegas Sun reports that the state is in final negotiations to allow the space agency to test unmanned aerial vehicles in Nevada airspace. Tom Wilczek, who works in the Governor's Office of Economic Development, said Friday a contract should be settled on within the next two months.

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  15. Courtesy: Nevada Department of TransportationRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | KTVN Reno

    The Nevada Department of Transportation has announced on Saturday, August 1st, that they have completed the project to replace the median concrete barrier rail on U.S. 395 near Oddie Boulevard in Reno. Inside lanes of U.S. 395 closed during construction have reopened as well as the North McCarran Boulevard on-ramp to southbound I-580.

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  16. Obama will head to Vegas inAugust to talk clean energyRead the original story

    Saturday | Lucianne.com

    President Obama is heading to Las Vegas in August to speak at the eighth annual National Clean Energy Summit. The news was announced Saturday morning by Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid, R-Nev., in a video in which he said, "President Obama will really be the touchstone of how good [the summit] will be."

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  17. NDOT Completes US 395 Median Barrier InstallationRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | KOLO-TV Reno

    The Nevada Department of Transportation has completed a project to replace median concrete barrier rail on U.S. 395 near Oddie Boulevard in Reno. The barrier rail was damaged after being struck by a vehicle.

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  18. Industry Focus: TransportationRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Nevada Business Journal

    Left to Right: Connie Brennan, Nevada Business Magazine ; Paul Enos, Nevada Trucking Association ; Andrew MacKay, Nevada Transportation Authority ; Curtis Myles, Las Vegas Monorail ; Marily Mora, Reno Tahoe Airport Authority ; John Hester, Tahoe Metropolitan Planning Organization ; Lee Gibson, RTC Washoe ; Patrick Pittenger, Carson City Public ... (more)

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  19. Comment period open for NDOT's 4-year planRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | KRNV-TV Reno

    The comment period is open for projects planned by the Nevada Department of Transportation for the next four years, before they are submitted for approval. NDOT said it will take comments over a 30-day period on its Statewide Transportation Improvement Program, which includes projects that receive funding from federal, state and local dollars.

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  20. Here is the latest Nevada news from The Associated PressRead the original story

    Friday | KTVN Reno

    The 1984 Summer Olympic Torch that Bruce Jenner carried through Lake Tahoe, Nevada, has sold for just under $24,000 at auction. The torch is the first major piece of Jenner memorabilia to go to auction since the winner of the 1976 Olympic Decathlon Gold Medal became Caitlyn Jenner.

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