6 hrs ago
University explores commercial drone delivery
Australian-designed commercial UAVs are winging their way to the United States for high-tech testing at the University of Nevada, Reno as part of a new research and development partnership with a commercial delivery, unmanned-aerial-vehicle start-up company Flirtey, which conducted successful fully automated drone textbook-delivery tests in Sydney, ... (more)
13 hrs ago
Campuses toning down frosh week
Refugee Rayan Jboo says Saskatoon feels like paradise after his home in northern Iraq was overrun by extremist Islamic State militants.
Mon Sep 01, 2014
Burning Man festival draws peak crowd of 66,000
The Burning Man counterculture festival drew a peak crowd of nearly 66,000 celebrants as it neared an end Monday on the northern Nevada desert.
Candidates culled from Nevada political elites
This Jan. 14, 2013 photo shows Attorney Adam Laxalt introducing his family, wife Jaime and their daughter Sophia at the Republican Men's Club luncheon at the Atlantis Resort-Reno.
Fri Aug 29, 2014
Extension's 'Grow Your Own, Nevada!' classes return
Extension's 'Grow Your Own, Nevada!' classes return Cooperative Extension horticulturist Wendy Mazet to lead series.
Best photos of Burning Man 2014; has the festival jumped the shark?
In this Aug. 27, 2014 photo, participants enjoy the Burning Man festival on the Black Rock Desert in Gerlach, Nev.
KLAS-TV Las Vegas
Cactus Avenue Interchange to open Friday
A long-anticipated road project is finishing earlier than expected. The Nevada Department of Transportation is opening the Cactus Avenue Interchange over I-15 on Friday.
Thu Aug 28, 2014
Nevada Policy Research Institute
NPRI topples 3,610 dominoes to show margin tax destruction
The Nevada Policy Research Institute recently held a demonstration for Las Vegas media to show the devastating domino effect passage of the proposed margin tax, or Question 3, will have on the Silver State's economy, businesses and families.
The Las Vegas Sun
Hospitals complain about payments to treat prisoners under Obamacare
Hospitals are complaining about lower payments to treat Nevada prisoners after inmates were switched to Medicaid coverage under Obamacare, officials said.
The Las Vegas Sun
Three-vehicle crash blocking traffic on Interstate 15
This picture from a Nevada Department of Transportation traffic camera shows a three-vehicle crash blocking traffic on Interstate 15 at Owens Avenue on Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014.
Will Harry Reid run?
Forty years ago, a relatively unknown youngster had fought his way to a slight advantage over Nevada Sen. Paul Laxalt.
Wed Aug 27, 2014
The Gardner News and The Spring Hill ...
Kansas lands in middle of best-worst states for workplace gender equality
There is an equal ratio of women and men who earn minimum wage in Kansas. It is one the few states in which women do not make up the majority of minimum wage workers, according to a WalletHub analysis of 2014's Best and Worst States for Women's Equality.
KVBC-TV Las Vegas
Governor's office announces drone donation for education
As such, one of the first steps of this collaboration is DJI's donation of various Unmanned Aerial Vehicle platforms to the Nevada Institute of Autonomous Systems to help further develop the education pipeline for the Unmanned Aerial Systems industry in Nevada.
Tue Aug 26, 2014
New York meat truck driver charged in stinky spill
State authorities have charged the driver of a truck that lost part of its load of expired meat outside an upstate New York mall, resulting in some irate motorists whose vehicles drove over the stinky spill.
The Brattleboro Reformer
Soggy start: Burning Man crews stuck at Wal-Mart
Ah, Burning Man, the annual weeklong rave that draws thousands of free-thinkers to a remote spot in the Nevada desert.
Mon Aug 25, 2014
The Las Vegas Sun
Nevada prison inmate dies in apparent suicide
Van Hook, 40, was unresponsive when found in his cell, and the prison staff failed to resuscitate him, according to a press release from the Nevada Department of Corrections.
Nevada activists protest Missouri police shooting
Theresa Navarro, chairwoman of Progressive Leadership of Nevada, passes through security with Nevada leaders of the NAACP at the U.S. attorney's office in Reno, Nev., Monday, Aug. 25, 2014, to deliver a letter calling for the firing of the Ferguson police officer who shot Michael Brown in Missouri and urging Attorney General Eric Holder to launch a ... (more)
Cybercast News Service
Sen. Harry Reid Apologizes for Saying the 'Wrong Thing' About Asians
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid has apologized for his comments on Asians that were "in extremely poor taste," he later admitted.
Inside Gaming: Titus's bill would repeal handle tax
CG Technology CEO Lee Amaitis wanted to know the whereabouts of about $9 million that Nevada sportsbook operators paid to the federal government last year through a tax on all sports wagers.
Sun Aug 24, 2014
The Las Vegas Sun
Coalition aims to toughen up gun laws in Nevada
Sue Meuschke is the executive director of the Nevada Network Against Domestic Violence, which coordinates the efforts of 15 domestic violence organizations that serve all 17 Nevada counties.