Nevada Government Newswire (Page 9)

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  1. Pence, Cruz pull out of Nevada GOP event due to hurricaneRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 25, 2017 | Houston Chronicle

    Hurricane Harvey prompted Vice President Mike Pence and Texas Sen. Ted Cruz to cancel appearances Saturday at a Republican fundraiser in Nevada where one of the GOP's most vulnerable senators, Dean Heller, is embroiled in a bitter primary his challenger says is a test of their allegiance to President Trump. Nevada Attorney General Adam Laxalt, who is hosting the 3rd annual Basque Fry on a ranch near Carson City, said he talked to Pence and Cruz on Friday about the catastrophic effects the hurricane could have on Texas.

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  2. Pence, Cruz scrap plans for Nevada trip due to hurricaneRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 25, 2017 | The Hill

    Ted Cruz The media couldn't be more blatant in distorting Trump's words on Charlottesville Curtis wins GOP primary for House seat vacated by Jason Chaffetz Kimmel: Let's make Trump a king so he has no power MORE both canceled plans to speak at a campaign event in Nevada as Hurricane Harvey barrels down on the Gulf Coast. Pence's spokesman, Marc Lotter, said Friday that Pence will instead stay in Washington, where he will coordinate the response to the storm with President Trump.

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  3. Major Road Closure This Weekend In Downtown Las VegasRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 25, 2017 | CBS Local

    Listen Live Welcome to KXNT News/Talk 840 AM KXNT NewsRadio 840 AM is dedicated to being the dominant information [] CBS Sports Radio 1140 CBS Sports Radio 1140 and 107.5-3 FM HD3 7255 South Tenaya Way Suite 100 Las Vegas, NV 89113 Business Office: 702-889-7397 Business Fax: 702-889-7373 CONTACTS: Maureen Pulicella, [] Anya is the Pet Pick of the Week for 8-25-2017 Our Pet Pick is a shy but friendly 4-year-old Terrier Toy Mix looking for a forever home. Major Road Closure This Weekend In Downtown Las Vegas The temporary closure is needed for bridge demolition and construction as part of Project Neon.

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  4. Swarm of bees shut down Nevada highway rest stopRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 25, 2017 | UPI

    A swarm of bees forced a highway rest stop in Nevada to close for the second time in three months. The state Department of Transportation shut down the Southern Nevada Visitors Center along U.S. Route 95 after maintenance workers discovered hundreds of bees swarming around water faucets, toilets and other facilities at 11 a.m. on Wednesday.

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  5. Nevada to See Real Benefits from Federal Self-Driving LegislationRead the original story

    Aug 24, 2017 | Newkerala.com

    WASHINGTON, Aug. 24, 2017 : The Coalition for Future Mobility - a growing coalition of twelve transportation, passenger safety, and consumer interest stakeholders - today urged the timely and thoughtful passage of federal self-driving vehicle legislation now before Congress. HR 3388, the Self Drive Act, unanimously passed the U.S. House Energy & Commerce Committee late last month; companion action awaits introduction in the Senate in September.

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  6. Nevada UAS Test Site Tests Advanced Artificially Intelligent UASRead the original story

    Aug 24, 2017 | Aero-News Network

    The Nevada Governor's Office of Economic Development and the Nevada Institute for Autonomous Systems has teamed up with Microsoft's Unmanned Aerial System research team to test Artificial Intelligence in their 16.5-foot, 12.5-pound sailplane. The sailplane that Microsoft is testing in Nevada relies on a battery to run onboard computational equipment and controls such as the rudder, plus radios to communicate with the ground.

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  7. RVC man hits homestretch of walk across AmericaRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 23, 2017 | South Shore Record

    After refueling with some burgers and beer at a Nevada bar called Middlegate Station last Sunday night, Rockville Centre native Daniel Finnegan and his walking buddy Abby Bongaarts pushed onward Monday morning toward their final destination. The two are set to reach San Francisco - less than 400 miles from them - on Sept.

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  8. Judge sends Vegas water pipeline plan back to feds for a fixRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 24, 2017 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    Pipes extending into Lake Mead well above the high water mark near Boulder City, Nev. A federal judge tapped the brakes Thursday, Aug. 24, 2017, but didn't stop a proposal for a massive and expensive water pipeline to draw underground water from rural valleys in arid eastern Nevada to supply the growing Las Vegas metropolitan area.

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  9. Should Challenges By Made On Behalf Of A Death Row Inmate Who Wants To DieRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 24, 2017 | KDWN

    If a death row inmate wants to die, like he said he does, a challenge on his behalf of an untried three-drug combination for his lethal injection is moot, Nevada's attorney general said in documents submitted to a state court judge Thursday. Deputies to state Attorney General Adam Laxalt also argue that if Scott Raymond Dozier really wants the state to abandon plans to use the sedative diazepam, the muscle paralytic cisatracurium and the powerful synthetic opioid fentanyl, his legal team needs to offer a "known and available alternative method of execution."

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  10. 'Handful' of national monuments targeted for changesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 24, 2017 | USA Today

    The Interior Department said it submitted Ryan Zinke's monuments report to President Trump but it didn't release the actual report. 'Handful' of national monuments targeted for changes The Interior Department said it submitted Ryan Zinke's monuments report to President Trump but it didn't release the actual report.

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  11. Sarah Palin endorses 'conservative' Danny Tarkanian in primary race against Sen. Dean HellerRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 24, 2017 | Washington Examiner

    Nevada is the only state with an incumbent GOP senator up for re-election in the 2018 midterm that Hillary Clinton won in the 2016 presidential election. The 2008 vice presidential nominee Sarah Palin endorsed "conservative outsider" Danny Tarkanian in the Republican primary against incumbent Sen. Dean Heller, R-Nev.

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  12. Laxalt: Any Execution Challenge Should Offer Better PlanRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 24, 2017 | CBS Local

    If a death row inmate wants to die, like he said he does, a challenge on his behalf of an untried three-drug combination for his lethal injection is moot, Nevada's attorney general said in documents submitted to a state court judge Thursday. Deputies to state Attorney General Adam Laxalt also argue that if Scott Raymond Dozier really wants the state to abandon plans to use the sedative diazepam, the muscle paralytic cisatracurium and the powerful synthetic opioid fentanyl, his legal team needs to offer a "known and available alternative method of execution."

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  13. Palin backs Heller primary challengerRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 24, 2017 | The Hill

    Palin did not address Heller in the statement announcing her endorsement, instead framing Tarkanian, who has unsuccessfully run for a handful of political offices in Nevada, as the candidate who can best shepherd forward President Trump's conservative agenda. "Danny Tarkanian is a conservative outsider who will support the 'America First' policies our nation needs to survive and thrive, including building the border wall, ending sanctuary cities, and finally repealing Obamacare," she said.

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  14. Lt Governor Mark Hutchison Not Seeking Re-ElectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 24, 2017 | KTVN Reno

    Nevada's Lt. Governor Mark Hutchison will not be seeking re-election in 2018. Instead he has announced he will serve as Dean Heller's Campaign Chair.

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  15. Murren, MGM light the way in fight against hatredRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 22, 2017 | The Las Vegas Sun

    Last week, MGM Resorts International and its CEO, Jim Murren, took a stand for American values and for basic human decency by denouncing the violence in Charlottesville, Va., and pledging to match employee contributions to such civil rights organizations. Murren suggested seven groups as being worthy of employees' support, including the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, the Southern Poverty Law Center, the Council on American-Islamic Relations and the Anti-Defamation League.

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  16. Nevada UAS Test Site tests Advanced Artificially Intelligent Unmanned ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 24, 2017 | Newkerala.com

    HAWTHORNE, Nev., Aug. 24, 2017 : The Nevada Governor's Office of Economic Development and the Nevada Institute for Autonomous Systems has teamed up with Microsoft's Unmanned Aerial System research team to test Artificial Intelligence in their 16 A1 2 -foot, 12 A1 2- pound sailplane. The sailplane that Microsoft is testing in Nevada relies on a battery to run onboard computational equipment and controls such as the rudder, plus radios to communicate with the ground.

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  17. Centene Corporation Subsidiary SilverSummit Offers On-Exchange Plans for 14 Bare Counties in NevadaRead the original story

    Aug 15, 2017 | PressReleasePoint

    Governor Brian Sandoval today announced that the Missouri-based Centene Corporation, also known as Silver Summit in Nevada, will be offering health insurance coverage to all Nevada residents including those living in Carson City, Churchill, Douglas, Elko, Esmeralda, Eureka, Humboldt, Lander, Lincoln, Lyon, Mineral, Pershing, Storey and White Pine on the Silver State Health Insurance Exchange . The Exchange is Nevada's state agency that helps individuals obtain budget-appropriate health coverage through the online marketplace, Nevada Health Link.

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  18. New deal provides health care coverage for rural NevadaRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2017 | Ledger-Enquirer.com

    Gov. Brian Sandoval announced an agreement with a Missouri-based company Tuesday to make sure health insurance is available to 8,000 rural Nevadans who faced the loss of their coverage after Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield pulled out of the state's health care exchange. The deal with Centene Corp. in partnership with the Nevada-based Hometown Health will help ensure coverage is available to all Nevadans, the Republican governor said at a news conference in Silver City, about 30 miles east of Carson City.

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  19. Insurer Steps In to Cover `Bare' Obamacare Markets in NevadaRead the original story

    Aug 15, 2017 | The Washington Post

    Obamacare's supporters scored a victory as health insurer Centene Corp. decided to dramatically expand in Nevada, filling in rural counties that were at risk of having no options next year. Centene said Tuesday that it will sell statewide via its SilverSummit unit, a move that will help more of Nevada's residents gain Affordable Care Act coverage.

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  20. Inmate Dies At High Desert State Prison - AM 720 KDWNRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2017 | KDWN

    A 54-year-old inmate has died at a southern Nevada prison where he was serving 10 years to life for sexual assault. Nevada Department of Corrections spokeswoman Brooke Keast said Monday that Norman Fye died in the infirmary of High Desert State Prison on Aug. 3. An autopsy will be performed to determine the cause of death.

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