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10 hrs ago | KVBC-TV Las Vegas

School's near: Time to think about immunizations for students

The Southern Nevada Immunization & Health Coalition has announced its regional schedule of summer Back-to-School immunization events to help children and their families stay healthy throughout the upcoming school year.


Related Topix: HPV, Health, Toddlers, Family, Adolescents and Pre-Teens, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Medicine, Influenza

20 hrs ago | The Las Vegas Sun

Death can help someone visualize hope

"I'm looking at their eyes and looking at their facial expressions ... I wonder what they're like.


22 hrs ago | Nevada Appeal

Comstock Center to present art exhibit

The Comstock History Center will present "One Is Silver, the Other Is Gold: Celebrating 25 Years of Nevada Folklife Apprenticeships" featuring 22 visual artists who have received grant support from the Nevada Arts Council as master or apprentice artists in a variety of folk traditions.


Related Topix: Nevada Government, Virginia City, NV

Sat Jul 26, 2014

The Las Vegas Sun

Photo: Emergency personnel work at the site of a collisio

Emergency personnel work at the site of a collision between a pickup truck and a small airplane that was making an emergency landing on Nevada Route 445, about 20 miles north of Reno, on Saturday, July 26, 2014.


Thomaston Times

Fighting Wildfires: A view from up front9:23 am

My engine crew fills a 100 gallon water bucket for our local helicopter crew. This fire occurred near Wenedover, Nevada - just outside the Bonneville Salt Flats in Utah.


Related Topix: Fire, Elko County, NV, Eureka County, NV, Lander County, NV, Carlin, NV

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Local TV Station KTVZ

ODOT reviews safety after 2 hwy. worker deaths

The Oregon Occupational Safety and Health Division is investigating the Oregon Department of Transportation following two separate incidents in which construction workers were killed on the job this week on northeast Oregon highway projects.


Related Topix: Oregon, Nevada Government, Environmental Law, Law


Ex-Nevada lawmaker sentenced in California highway chase

California Highway Patrol officers draw their weapons as they arrest former-Nevada Assemblyman Steven Brooks after a 20-minute chase in March 2013.


KVBC-TV Las Vegas

Bill signed to help clean abandoned Henderson mine

President Obama today signed the Three Kids Mine Remediation and Reclamation Act.


Related Topix: US Senate, US Politics, Democrat, US News, Harry Reid

Victorville Daily Press

Ex-Nev. lawmaker Brooks sentenced to Calif. prison

A former Nevada lawmaker who led California police on a high-speed chase on the day he was expelled from the state Assembly has been ordered to two years and eight months in prison.


Related Topix: Nevada Government, California Government, California

HR Magazine

DOT Updates National Hazardous Routes Registry

Transportation industry employers will want to review the new registry and determine what impact the changes may have for their logistics operations.


Related Topix: Connecticut, Connecticut Government, Nevada Government, Missouri Government, Missouri, New Jersey Government, New Jersey, North Dakota Government, North Dakota

Nevada Appeal

Part 2 Carson Mint: Nevada Mint Act approved

Sen. Milton Slocum Latham from California pushed the Nevada Mint Act to a vote on his final day in the Senate.


Related Topix: US News, Carson City, NV

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Nevada Appeal

Performance academy hosting information night

An informational meeting for parents wanting to learn more about the Nevada Performance Academy will take place at 6:15 p.m. Tuesday at VT Williams and Associates, 3470 G.S. Richards Blvd. Parents are asked to RSVP by contacting Colleen Bannister at 775-790-9679 or by email at



Nevada Proud: Silver State takes center stage in school play

Local theatre students are taking the story of the Silver State to the world's biggest arts festival in Scotland.


Related Topix: Nevada Government


Las Vegas Eye Doctor Discusses Importance of an Enhanced Patient Experience

Dr. Helga Pizio, an ophthalmologist and cataract surgeon as well as the founder of New Eyes, says these changes, along with the practice's commitment to enhancing the experience of each patient, are very important for one's overall treatment experience.


Related Topix: Medicine, Las Vegas, NV, Surgery, Ophthalmology, Corrective Eye Surgery, Health

The Gazette

Nevadans voting for final 150th birthday medallion

The fourth and final medallion commemorating Nevada's 150th birthday will feature Lake Tahoe, Great Basin National Park, the Hoover Dam or a combination tribute to cattle drives and casinos.


Related Topix: Nevada Government, Las Vegas, THQ, Las Vegas, NV, Video Games

Washington Times

Nevadans voting for final 150th birthday medallion

The fourth and final medallion commemorating Nevada's 150th birthday will feature Lake Tahoe, Great Basin National Park, the Hoover Dam or a combination tribute to cattle drives and casinos.


Related Topix: Las Vegas, THQ, Las Vegas, NV, Video Games


Electronics Recycling Company Zloop Expanding to Northern Nevada

Zloop Computer and Electronics Recycling Centers is opening their new west coast facility in Fernley and moving their headquarters from its current location in Hickory, North Carolina.


Related Topix: Fernley, NV, Lyon County, NV

National Review Online

Poll: Most Nevadans Disapprove of Clintona s $225K UNLV Speaking Fee

University of Nevada-Las Vegas students aren't the only ones taking issue with Hillary Clinton's $225,000 speaking fee for an upcoming visit: Nevada voters are too.


Related Topix: Nevada Government, University of Nevada-Las Vegas, Hillary Clinton, US Politics, US News

Tahoe Daily Tribune

$30 million data highway to link Reno, Las Vegas

A $30 million all-fiber link under construction between Reno and Las Vegas was inspired by a need to provide telemedicine services to rural hospitals.


Related Topix: Silver Springs, NV

Larry Wissbeck 1939-2014

Larry Wissbeck, a western broadcasting legend who reported from the Pacific Northwest, Pacific Coast, and Nevada, died July 17 in Colorado.


Related Topix: Fallon, NV, Reno, NV, Laughlin, NV, McDermitt, NV


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