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3 hrs ago | 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

8 hrs ago | 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

12 hrs ago | 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

13 hrs ago | 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

22 hrs ago | 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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Related Topix: Nevada Government

Mon Aug 18, 2014

The Las Vegas Sun

Reid won't help doomed Democrat's bid for governor

Governor candidate Robert "Bob" Goodman introduces his platform to Libertarian party members and guests during a meet and greet session at Hyde in the Bellagio on Thursday, May 29, 2014.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Harry Reid, US Senate, Democrat, Brian Sandoval, US Governors

Nevada Appeal

Tongan delegation visits Nevada to celebrate new partnership with Nevada

Mike Willden, chief of staff for Gov. Brian Sandoval gives a tour of the governor's office to Brig.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Brian Sandoval

SFGate

Nevada group begins push for gun background checks

We have re-imagined our design in a bold new way. Before we roll it out for everyone, we are giving select readers an opportunity to try out the new design.

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Related Topix: Nevada Government, Las Vegas, THQ, Las Vegas, NV, Video Games, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Bill Young

Tahoe Daily Tribune

Washoe grape growers want Nevada to OK wineries

Grape growers in Washoe County plan to lobby legislators next year to update a state law which prohibits them from making and selling wine.

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Related Topix: Wine, Drink, Washoe County, NV, University of Nevada-Reno, Agriculture, Science, Reno, NV

KOLO-TV Reno

New Study Shows Need for Food Assistance in Nevada

The study documents client household demographics and the challenges that Food Bank of Northern Nevada's clients face.

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Related Topix: Nevada Government

The Las Vegas Sun

Late in planning, Nevada considers big changes to massive I-15 project

State leaders will decide today whether to reverse their decision to use private financing to pay for the biggest road project in the history of the Nevada Department of Transportation.

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Related Topix: Nevada Government, US Governors, Brian Sandoval

Las Vegas Review Journal

Heck campaign airs cable TV spot

U.S. Rep. Joe Heck, R-Nev., speaks during the Nevada Republican Men's Club luncheon at the Bali Hai Golf Course Clubhouse on Monday, Aug. 4, 2014.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Harry Reid, US Senate, Democrat, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Clark County, NV, Boulder City, NV

Sun Aug 17, 2014

The Las Vegas Sun

Congressional report card: The good, bad and incomplete of Nevada's delegation

It's August, and that means Nevada's federal lawmakers are on a five-week summer break from Washington Both Democrats and Republicans acknowledge it has been a frustrating year.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, Life, Veteran Affairs

Nevada Appeal

From left, POST Academy Cmdr. Katie Durbin, Robert Waters, Nathan Cooper and Penny Waters.

Being in a position to help young adults reach their educational and professional goals has become a calling for Carson City residents Robert and Penny Waters.

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Related Topix: Carson City, NV, Family, Kids, Lyon County, NV

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