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Sunday | Nevada Appeal

Comstock Center to present art exhibit

The Comstock History Center will present "One Is Silver, the Other Is Gold: Celebrating 25 Years of Nevada Folklife Apprenticeships" featuring 22 visual artists who have received grant support from the Nevada Arts Council as master or apprentice artists in a variety of folk traditions.

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Related Topix: Nevada, Virginia City, NV

Fri Jul 25, 2014

KGW-TV Portland

ODOT investigated after highway worker deaths

The Oregon Occupational Safety and Health Division is investigating the state Transportation Department after two separate incidents this week in which workers were killed on highway projects.

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Related Topix: Oregon, Nevada, Environmental Law, Law

Local TV Station KTVZ

ODOT reviews safety after 2 hwy. worker deaths

The Oregon Occupational Safety and Health Division is investigating the Oregon Department of Transportation following two separate incidents in which construction workers were killed on the job this week on northeast Oregon highway projects.

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Related Topix: Oregon, Nevada, Environmental Law, Law

Victorville Daily Press

Ex-Nev. lawmaker Brooks sentenced to Calif. prison

A former Nevada lawmaker who led California police on a high-speed chase on the day he was expelled from the state Assembly has been ordered to two years and eight months in prison.

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Related Topix: Nevada, California Government, California

HR Magazine

DOT Updates National Hazardous Routes Registry

Transportation industry employers will want to review the new registry and determine what impact the changes may have for their logistics operations.

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Related Topix: Connecticut, Connecticut Government, Missouri Government, Missouri, Nevada, New Jersey Government, New Jersey, North Dakota Government, North Dakota

Thu Jul 24, 2014

KRNV-TV Reno

Nevada Proud: Silver State takes center stage in school play

Local theatre students are taking the story of the Silver State to the world's biggest arts festival in Scotland.

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The Gazette

Nevadans voting for final 150th birthday medallion

The fourth and final medallion commemorating Nevada's 150th birthday will feature Lake Tahoe, Great Basin National Park, the Hoover Dam or a combination tribute to cattle drives and casinos.

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Related Topix: Nevada, Las Vegas, THQ, Las Vegas, NV, Video Games

National Review Online

Poll: Most Nevadans Disapprove of Clintona s $225K UNLV Speaking Fee

University of Nevada-Las Vegas students aren't the only ones taking issue with Hillary Clinton's $225,000 speaking fee for an upcoming visit: Nevada voters are too.

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Related Topix: Nevada, University of Nevada-Las Vegas, Hillary Clinton, US Politics, US News

Wed Jul 23, 2014

RGT Online

Board not wavering on medical pot stance

A regulatory mandate that Nevada gaming license holders stay away from the state's neophyte medical marijuana business could be challenged again Thursday at the Nevada Gaming Commission and Control Board.

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Related Topix: Drugs, US Politics, US News, Marijuana, Representative Dina Titus, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Nevada, Brian Sandoval, US Governors

New York Daily News

Sen. Harry Reid returns to home state least frequently among all senators: report

The Nevada Democrat has traveled home only 11 times since 2011, according to a new analysis of Senate disbursement records by the Washington Examiner, making him the member of the upper chamber who goes home the least.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Harry Reid, US Senate, Democrat, Nevada, Dianne Feinstein, Tim Johnson

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

Big News Network.com

Inmate 73 dies in Nevada prison

Our eNewspaper network was founded in 2002 to provide stand-alone digital news sites tailored for the most searched-for locations for news.

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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

Our eNewspaper network was founded in 2002 to provide stand-alone digital news sites tailored for the most searched-for locations for news.

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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

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