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3 hrs ago | KTVN Reno

Statewide Contest Announced for Final Sesquicentennial Medallion

From Nevada 150: In honor of Nevada's 150th birthday, the Nevada Sesquicentennial Commission invites all Nevadans to participate in choosing the design for the fourth Sesquicentennial commemorative medallion.

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Related Topix: Nevada, US National Parks, Great Basin National Park, Las Vegas, NV, Carson City, NV

7 hrs ago | Big News Network.com

Inmate 73 dies in Nevada prison

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Related Topix: Prison, Nevada

Tue Jul 22, 2014

The Las Vegas Sun

Woman accused of using false ID to register to vote

Authorities say a Las Vegas area woman was arrested today on seven felony counts, including two involving voter-registration fraud.

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Related Topix: Las Vegas, NV, Nevada

KVBC-TV Las Vegas

Nightly lane restrictions scheduled on I-15 southbound

The Nevada Department of Transportation will implement nightly lane restrictions on I-15 southbound between Silverado Ranch and St. Rose Parkway from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. each night.

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Related Topix: Nevada, Pop/Rock, Cactus

KLAS-TV Las Vegas

Nevada children rank poorly in Kids Count report

The latest rankings from the Annie E. Casey Foundation on the well-being of children placed Nevada 48th overall among the 50 states, continuing a trend many years in the making.

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Related Topix: Nevada, Kids, Family, 9

Sun Jul 20, 2014

KSL-TV

Hearing set on move to block Nevada gun initiative

Carson District Judge James Wilson has set an Aug. 1 hearing on a move to block an initiative petition to expand background checks to nearly all gun sales in Nevada.

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Related Topix: Nevada, Brian Sandoval, US Governors, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Washington Times

Hearing set on move to block Nevada gun initiative

Carson District Judge James Wilson has set an Aug. 1 hearing on a move to block an initiative petition to expand background checks to nearly all gun sales in Nevada.

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Related Topix: Nevada, Life, Holidays, Lughnasadh, Brian Sandoval, US Governors

Big News Network.com

Health problems change Whittemore's prison choice

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Harry Reid, US Senate, Democrat, Nevada, Federal Prisons, Prison

Nevada Appeal

Part 1 Carson Mint: A new mint for the new state of Nevada

The U.S. Mint in Carson City in about 1875. The building at 600 N. Carson St., built under the supervision of Abraham Curry, now serves as the Nevada State Museum.

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Related Topix: Nevada, Carson City, NV, Genoa, NV, Enterprise, NV

Thu Jul 17, 2014

NewsReview.com

Left Foot Forward

They want you to believe they always put the interests of Nevadans first. They also want you to believe they'll pay less in taxes if Question 2 is approved by voters in November, removing mining's constitutional protection, a 5 percent cap on the net proceeds of minerals tax.

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Related Topix: Nevada, US Politics, Representative Steven Horsford, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Wed Jul 16, 2014

Politico

More bad news for jobless benefits

On Tuesday, the House voted to patch over a decaying Highway Trust Fund with money that had been earmarked by Sens. Dean Heller and Jack Reed for a five-month extension of benefits that expired in December.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Representative Dean Heller, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Senator Dean Heller, Harry Reid, Democrat, Jack Reed, Ron Wyden, Nevada

Scared Monkeys

Democrat Majority Leader Harry Reid Says the United States-Mexican "Border Is Secure"

Harry Reid or your lying eyes? Democrat Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid of Nevada said Tuesday that the southern border was secure.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Representative Martin Heinrich, Democrat, Harry Reid, US Senate, Nevada

The Las Vegas Sun

Nevada's health care exchange still dealing with 'a lot of errors'

Nevada's online health exchange is still facing bugs that make it difficult for people to sign up for insurance, a state official told a committee today.

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KTVN Reno

NDOT: Washoe County Traffic Fatalities Rise

From the Nevada Department of Transportation: While the number of statewide traffic deaths dropped slightly in the first half of 2014 compared to the same time last year, traffic fatalities in Washoe and many rural Nevada counties saw a staggering increase, the Nevada Departments of Public Safety and Transportation report.

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Related Topix: Nevada, Washoe County, NV, Elko, NV

KLAS-TV Las Vegas

More motorcycle deaths result in push for more rider training

More southern Nevadans are hitting the roads on their motorcycles, and more are dying because of it.

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Tue Jul 15, 2014

Connecticut Post

Connecticut's roads among worst in

Connecticut has a new distinction -- the state's roads are the roughest in the nation and its bridges are not far behind, scoring third place for being in the worst condition.

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Related Topix: Connecticut, Connecticut Government, Nevada, Wyoming Government, Arizona, Wyoming, Arizona Government, Rhode Island, Rhode Island Government

The Las Vegas Sun

Report: Nevada Hispanics face many obstacles to scholastic, financial success

First grade student Angel Rosales and his sister Marisol look over one of Angel's compositions during a parent-teacher conference at Lois Craig Elementary School in North Las Vegas Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2013.

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Related Topix: Nevada, Las Vegas, NV, North Las Vegas, NV, Education Etc.

Mon Jul 14, 2014

Reno Gazette-Journal

Nevada returns more unclaimed assets

Nevada returns more unclaimed assets State put on advertising blitz that attracted more than 11,000 claims in June.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

Utility Products

Yucca Mountain nuclear waste repository could still move forward

The U.S. House of Representatives voted down two proposals to prevent development of the Yucca Mountain nuclear waste repository in Nevada.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Representative Dina Titus, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Nevada

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Washington Examiner

Plan to link Nev. online poker rooms gets early OK

Nevada gambling regulators are giving preliminary approval to a system that could link online poker websites to create a larger player pool.

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Related Topix: Games, Poker, Nevada

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