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3 hrs ago | Las Vegas Review Journal

Nevada lawmaker to head national group

Nevada State Sen. Debbie Smith,D-Sparks has been named president of the National Conference of State Legislatures during the organization's annual legislative summit.

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6 hrs ago | KLAS-TV Las Vegas

Second shooting victim from home invasion crime spree dies

Terri Ham had been hospitalized since the shooting more than three weeks ago. Her boyfriend told 8 News NOW, she passed away Thursday evening after undergoing 10 surgeries.

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Related Topix: Nevada Government

10 hrs ago | KRNV-TV Reno

N. Nevada home to substantial literary community

"I think all of us in our own ways see this as our contribution to a bigger voice of literature.

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Related Topix: Arts, Poetry, Carson City, NV, Elko, NV

14 hrs ago | RGT Online

Coffin: Casino ban casts "shadow" on medical pot

A "shadow" has been cast on the state's medical marijuana industry by the ban of casino licensees involvement by state gaming regulators, a panel member reviewing Nevada marijuana laws said Thursday.

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Related Topix: Marijuana, Las Vegas, THQ, Las Vegas, NV, Video Games, Clark County, NV

18 hrs ago | KVBC-TV Las Vegas

SLS owners granted gaming license in time for grand opening

Before the big grand opening of the SLS Hotel and Casino, top executives still had one last hurdle to cross with the gaming commission.

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22 hrs ago | The Las Vegas Sun

A look inside Nevada's death row with a federal defense attorney

For decades, Michael Pescetta has sought to help dozens of defendants facing Nevada's often imposed yet seldom used death penalty.

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Related Topix: Prison, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Death Penalty, Las Vegas, NV

Thu Aug 21, 2014

KVBC-TV Las Vegas

Senate Majority Leader switches gears at Chamber breakfast

U.S. Sen. Harry Reid was set to serve as the guest speaker this morning at the Henderson Chamber of Commerce's Legislative Update breakfast.

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

My Mother Lode

Nevadan seeks to overturn 1976 murder conviction

DNA technology that wasn't available four decades ago will be front and center in a Reno courtroom where a 64-year-old woman is trying to overturn her murder conviction after spending more than 30 years in prison.

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Related Topix: University of Nevada-Reno

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Business Wire

Press release distribution, EDGAR filing, XBRL, regulatory filings

Research and Markets: Intelligent Building Automation Technologies Market 2014-2019 - System & Services, IT Technologies & Industry Verticals Analysis of the $50+ Billion Industry )--Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Intelligent Building Automation Technologies Market ... )--Yesterday dozens of concerned Nevadans gathered at ... (more)

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Related Topix: Nevada Government

Electric Energy Online

Thousands of Nevadans Urge Utilities Commission to Stand Strong for...

'Today we are proud to meet about 40 percent of our own electricity needs with plentiful Nevada sunshine.

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Related Topix: Nevada Government, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy

Tahoe Daily Tribune

Nevada jobless rate flat in July

Nevada's unemployment rate was flat in July, remaining at 7.7 percent. But officials pointed out that is 2.2 percent lower than July a year ago.

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Related Topix: Reno, NV, Carson City, NV, Churchill County, NV, Douglas County, NV

KRNV-TV Reno

Local caregivers appeal to panel of Nevada legislators

More than 60 local caregivers will appeal to a panel of Nevada legislators at an Alzheimer's Association Town Hall in Reno Wednesday.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Senator Dean Heller, Representative Mark Amodei, Representative Dean Heller, Alzheimer's, Health

Hispanic Business

Who is Nevada's top federal campaign contributor in 2014 election?...

In fact, it's probably someone you've never even heard of. . Despite his outsized political spending, Katz is a little known figure in his hometown, especially when compared with the bright lights that follow the casino magnates also on the list.

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Related Topix: Nevada Government, Games, Poker

Nevada Appeal

In TRIBUTE of fighting cancer

The Order of the Eastern Star, State of Nevada is creating a UNR Cancer Research TRIBUTE at the Nevada State Legislature Building through Aug. 25. The intention is to put a face on cancer, while raising money for UNR Cancer Research.

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Related Topix: Nevada Government

Tue Aug 19, 2014

The Las Vegas Sun

Strip Scribbles: Penn & Teller, Murray Sawchuck, Nathan Burton on TV; Miss Nevada pageants

Magic and its Las Vegas magicians are everywhere you look on television this week in what's become known as the "Wizard Wars," which also is one of the shows premiering tonight on Syfy.

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Related Topix: Teller, Las Vegas, NV

Nevada Business Journal

Three Nonprofts Work Together to Help Homeless Youth a " Pouring the...

Three Nonprofts Work Together to Help Homeless Youth - Pouring the "Foundation for Success" with Expanded Drop-In Center at Nevada Partnership for Homeless Youth In a rare partnership between three charitable organizations, members from Nevada Partnership for Homeless Youth , Nevada Women's Philanthropy and HomeAid Southern Nevada came together to ... (more)

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Related Topix: Life, Charity , Las Vegas, NV

KRNV-TV Reno

Bail hearing Wednesday in Sparks trespass killing

A lawyer for a 73-year-old Sparks man accused of murder in the fatal shooting of an unarmed trespasser has waived his preliminary hearing and says they are ready to go to trial to prove he acted in self-defense.

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Related Topix: Life, Self Defense

AmmoLand

Uncovered Washington State: Giant Gun Control Scam in the Name of Background Checks

The label on the can says " Wild Alaskan Salmon," but what's really inside is codfish from a filthy breeding pen in China, plus some food coloring.

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Related Topix: Guns, Nevada Government

KRNV-TV Reno

Hundreds apply for Nevada medical marijuana establishments

Hundreds of hopefuls are now waiting to see if they are selected to be part of Nevada's medical marijuana business.

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Related Topix: Marijuana, Washoe County, NV

KTVN Reno

NDOT Installs Steel Mesh Along Mt. Rose Highway

It is normal to see cars along the Mt. Rose Highway, but not a helicopter. This week, Nevada Department of Transportation is using one to help in road construction near the summit.

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