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3 hrs ago | NewsReview.com

What drones may come

T here was rejoicing in many quarters last December when Nevada was chosen as a test site by the Federal Aviation Administration for the development of commercial applications of drones.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Representative Dean Heller, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Senator Dean Heller, Nevada Government, Federal Aviation Administration, Las Vegas, NV

7 hrs ago | The Heartland Institute

Declaring War on Americans

You have to be extremely stupid to send a couple of hundred armed government agents to confiscate some bullheaded rancher's cattle without contemplating how the rest of the nation will interpret your actions.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama

11 hrs ago | Hispanic Business

Reid: Bundy Backers Are 'Domestic Terrorists'

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid is calling armed backers of a Nevada rancher "domestic terrorists" for using guns in a grazing rights battle with the federal Bureau of Land Management.

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

14 hrs ago | Nevada Policy Research Institute

TransparentNevada releases 2013 public-employee salary information

Searchable salary data for over 128,000 Nevada government employees, for the 2013 calendar year, is now available at TransparentNevada.com , a website operated by the Nevada Policy Research Institute to make government spending transparent to taxpayers.

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Related Topix: North Las Vegas, NV, Las Vegas, NV, Henderson, NV, Brian Sandoval, US Governors, Clark County, NV

17 hrs ago | Villainous Company

Why Is Most Of Nevada Federally Owned Land?

One of the first questions that leapt out at the Editorial Staff when the Bundy Brouhaha began driving pretty much everyone on the Internet batsh** insane was, "Why in the heck is so much of Nevada federal property"? It's not that we didn't realize that a good deal of Nevada was federally owned, but over 80% seemed a tad bit excessive.

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Related Topix: Nevada Government, California, US Army, US Military

20 hrs ago | KTVN Reno

Fracking Discussion Held at University of Nevada

Fracking is a common method used to pull oil out of the ground, but it's causing quite the debate here in Nevada.

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Related Topix: Elko County, NV

23 hrs ago | The Las Vegas Sun

Photo: Sandy Morningstar is seen with the cremains of her

Sandy Morningstar is seen with the cremains of her son Richard Ferst on Thursday, April 10, 2014.

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Related Topix: Nevada Government

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Business Journal

Tesla says four states still in the running for $5B factory; will push again for changing sales rules

The Tesla Model S, a sedan, is the electric-vehicle manufacturer's second offering.

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Related Topix: Tesla Model S, Sedan, Tesla Roadster, Convertible, Arizona, Arizona Government, US Governors, Jan Brewer, Nevada Government

KTVN Reno

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The dreaded Tax Day is behind us, but the burden of paying Uncle Sam lingers for many northern Nevadans.

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Related Topix: Economics News, Bankruptcy, Tax

Tahoe Daily Tribune

Nevada's pot industry not for faint of heart

According to Nevada's new law, applicants who want to open a marijuana dispensary must supply five years of tax records, information on all owners and employees, including criminal records, and a detailed budget, among other fulfillments.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Healthcare Law, Marijuana

Reno Gazette-Journal

UNR Upward Bound programs accepting applicationsUNR Upward Bound...

Fernley and Silver Stage high schools are among the six target high schools in Northern Nevada taking part in the University of Nevada Reno's Upward Bound program, which helps first-generation, income-qualified students gain information on college, careers, study skills, financial aid and standardized test preparation.

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Related Topix: Fernley, NV, University of Nevada-Reno, Education Etc., Reno, NV

Reno Gazette-Journal

Battle Born' badges depict Nevada history - Battle Born' badges...

Have you noticed the colorful new "Battle Born" seven-starred badges Lyon County Sheriff's deputies are wearing? These badges are classy and historic, too.

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Related Topix: Lyon County, NV, Dayton, NV, Fernley, NV

The Hill

Paul criticizes feds on Bundy

Sen. Rand Paul criticized the federal response to rancher Cliven Bundy, becoming the first GOP 2016 presidential hopeful to weigh in on the issue.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Rand Paul, Harry Reid, Democrat, Nevada Government

The Las Vegas Sun

Work on Hoover Dam Access Road to cause delays

Motorists traveling to and from the Hoover Dam are expected to face delays this week while the Hoover Dam Access Road undergoes repairs.

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Related Topix: Nevada Government

Washington Times

EDITORIAL: The White House retreats

Cooler heads prevailed in Nevada this weekend when the Bureau of Land Management erased the red line it had drawn to keep a few unauthorized cows off federal land.

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Related Topix: Nevada Government, Opinion

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Reno Gazette-Journal

Dini's legacy is civility, Nevada

Marty Bibb, a longtime former campaign manager for Joe Dini, gives the closing speech during the Speaker Emeritus' funeral Tuesday in the Yerington High School gym.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Dean Heller, Representative Dean Heller, US House of Representatives, Representative Steven Horsford, Harry Reid, Democrat, Nevada Government

Reno Gazette-Journal

Dayton women take part in legacy projectDayton women take part in...

Mona Reno, left, part of the Nevada Women's History Project in Reno, interviews Dayton historian Laura Tennant at the Historical Society of Dayton Valley Museum.

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Related Topix: Dayton, NV

Tahoe Daily Tribune

13 South Shore road construction projects set for this summer

An aggressive construction schedule has work on the Harrison Avenue project starting this week and next and quickly ramping up with Sierra Nevada Construction crews fully mobilized by the first week of May. "There will be significant traffic impacts and we know that," Assistant Public Works Director Jim Marino told the South Lake City County ... (more)

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Related Topix: Nevada Government

KTVN Reno

Nevada Attorney General Announces April 21 Twitter Town Hall

Nevada Attorney General Catherine Cortez Masto, in collaboration with the Financial Guidance Center , continues its series of Twitter Town Hall events, with the next occurring on April 21. This event, an initiative of the Home Again: Nevada Homeowner Relief Program, will give Nevadans the opportunity to ask housing counselors questions related to ... (more)

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Related Topix: Nevada Government

KLAS-TV Las Vegas

I-Team: New theory of a bigger, badder ancient sea predator

Scientists are in heated disagreement about which ancient monster might have ruled the prehistoric seas in what is now Nevada.

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Related Topix: Nevada Government, Science, Paleontology, Dinosaur

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