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2 hrs ago | KRNV-TV Reno

Assemblyman looks to change County School Board system

In the wake of the Washoe County School district controversy, Assembly Minority Leader Pat Hickey is calling for the 2015 Nevada Legislature to consider certain changes regarding County School Boards.

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Related Topix: Education Etc.

7 hrs ago | Nevada Business Journal

Industry Focus: Public Servants

STANDING: Andrew Eisen , NV Assembly, District 21; Connie Brennan , Nevada Business Magazine; Sam McMullen , Gordon Silver ; Lynn Stewart , NV Assembly, District 22; James Oscarson , NV Assembly, District 36; Brian Krolicki , Lieutenant Governor; Ross Miller , Secretary of State; John Hambrick , NV Assembly, District 2; Cresent Hardy , NV Assembly, ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Representative Dina Titus, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Las Vegas, NV

11 hrs ago | Nevada Business Journal

Union Members Wake Up: And Smell the Reality

If you or a family member belong to a union, you might not know that the dues deducted from your hard-earned paycheck are funding causes you oppose or supporting groups with views exactly opposite of yours.

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15 hrs ago | Nevada Business Journal

Elko Catches Up to Growth

While the rest of Nevada suffered the dramatic 2007 economic downturn and aftermath, the Greater Elko region boomed, primarily due to bustling mining operations resulting from a high gold price.

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Related Topix: Elko, NV, Elko County, NV, Wells, NV, Carlin, NV, West Wendover, NV

Thu Jul 31, 2014

InvestorIdeas.com

Continental Stock Transfer & Trust - A Proven Agent for Small and Mid-Sized Clients

July 31, 2014 Continental Stock Transfer and Trust is a recognized stock transfer agent employing its long history in the industry to better serve its customers.

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Related Topix: Nevada Government, Drugs

Politico

Next stop for 2016 Dems: Harry Reid's Nevada

At Reid's request, Vice President Joe Biden helped fill the coffers last week of a Nevada Democratic congressional candidate and his state party's political apparatus, a central cog in the Senate majority leader's political machine.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Dean Heller, Representative Dean Heller, US House of Representatives, Harry Reid, Democrat, Joe Biden, US Governors, Martin O'Malley

KTVN Reno

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If you are overwhelmed by financial issues in your life, don't miss tonight's Money Watch Q & A. Former University of Nevada professor and founder of Emphasis on Excellence, Meggin McIntosh will be available to share more than a dozen applicable tips to declutter your finances.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

CBS Local

Live And Local With Kevin Wall 07/30/14: How's Your Healthcare?

Odysseus Papadimitrou, CEO of WalletHub, tells us more about where Nevada ranks in Healthcare coverage as well as the return on investment Nevadans are getting for their healthcare.

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Related Topix: Nevada Government

The Las Vegas Sun

37,000 Nevadans must re-enroll for coverage following Silver State Exchange glitches

Jill Parker with husband Robert, daughter Mariah, 15, and son Kurt, 14, has a litany of autoimmune diseases and hasn't been able to see a doctor because she can't afford the cost on Friday, June 6, 2014.

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Related Topix: Nevada Government

Jalopnik

Nevada DMV Is Offering Special Plates For Autonomous Cars

One of our readers was taking his daughter to the DMV for her driver's test when he noticed these personalized license plate options: ones for 'driverless' and 'requires a driver' autonomous cars.

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Related Topix: Nevada Government, Science / Technology, Robots, Autos

The Las Vegas Sun

Northern Nevada lands bill gets new lease on life

A sweeping lands bill for Northern Nevada that had a bleak outlook in Congress just a few months ago suddenly has new life.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Mark Amodei, Representative Steven Horsford, Democrat, Harry Reid, US Senate

Reno Gazette-Journal

Nevada farmers watch the land die in drought

Dan Knisley stands at drought's ground zero. In a field where wheat grew last year, there's now little but stubble and dirt.

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Lovelock, NV, Agriculture, Science, Fallon, NV, Pershing County, NV

KVBC-TV Las Vegas

Neighboring states have more opportunities for Nevada-bred doctors

Nevada's only public medical school is struggling to keep its students in the state to practice medicine after graduation.

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Related Topix: Nevada Government, Las Vegas, NV

KTVN Reno

Flash Flood Watch Issued for Several Nevada Counties

NWS says the watch is for a portion of west central Nevada including the western Nevada Basin and range including Pyramid Lake.

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Flood

KLAS-TV Las Vegas

Arrest report details crime spree that left 2 dead, 2 hurt

The female suspect in Tuesday's crime spree that involved two home invasions and three people being shot told police that she and the male suspect intended to steal a car.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Nevada Government

KTVN Reno

Court hearing for Sparks man in trespass killing

A 73-year-old Sparks man is headed back to court on a murder charge in the shooting of two unarmed trespassers at a vacant home he owns.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Life, Self Defense

Tue Jul 29, 2014

National Journal

Grover Norquist Explains Why He's Going to Burning Man

A bicycle rider rides through a sandstorm during the Burning Man Festival in Nevada on Sept.

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Related Topix: Arts, Burning Man, Nevada Government, Drugs

Nevada Appeal

The Beatles Flashback concert begins at 7 p.m. Aug. 6.

Jazz & Beyond, a 17-day festival that starts Friday with a Mad Hatter Garden Party at the Governor's Mansion.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, The Beatles, Hiroshima, Jazz

The Las Vegas Sun

Crafty cardsharp's arrest in Pennsylvania is victory for Nevada gaming board

For 15 years, Jubreal Chahine has lurked at the illicit edges of the gambling tables, a habitual casino cheat who made his living by an opportunistic sleight-of-hand that landed him top ranking on the Nevada Gaming Control Board's "most-wanted" list.

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Related Topix: Games, Card Game, Blackjack, Las Vegas, NV

The Record-Courier

Always Lost' memorial come to Minden Inn

Douglas County is hosting the Western Nevada College "Always Lost: A Meditation on War" arts and humanities exhibition as part of a special Nevada Sesquicentennial tour sponsored by the Nevada Department of Veterans Services .

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Related Topix: Minden, NV, Douglas County, NV, Photography, Arts, Carson City, NV

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