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  1. Superintendent: Computerized testing glitches are breach of contractRead the original story

    1 hr ago | The Las Vegas Sun

    Nevada Superintendent Dale Erquiaga has declared a breach of contract by two testing companies after ongoing technical problems have hampered standardized testing in Nevada for the second week in a row. In a release Tuesday evening, Erquiaga said testing company Measured Progress and test creator Smarter Balanced, both paid to administer Nevada's yearly standardized tests in reading and math, have failed to deliver on their state contracts.

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  2. No listing for Sierra sage grouse sends signal across WestRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | NewsOK.com

    Interior Secretary Sally Jewell reversed the government's proposed federal protection for a type of sage grouse specific to California and Nevada on Tuesday, and said it shows it's still possible to head off a bigger, looming listing decision for the greater sage grouse across 11 western states. Jewell joined Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval and others in announcing she's withdrawing the government's 2013 proposal to declare the bistate, Mono Basin sage grouse a threatened species along the California-Nevada line.

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  3. Sage grouse subspecies not endangered, feds sayRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Washington Examiner

    The bi-state sage grouse, a subspecies of the greater sage grouse bird found in California and Nevada, has recovered enough to avoid an endangered species listing, the Obama administration said Tuesday. The Interior Department said the bi-state sage grouse no longer needs protection.

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  4. Work starts on Smith's entrancesRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Reno Gazette-Journal

    Work starts on Smith's entrances Left turns being eliminated into our out of center entrance. Check out this story on rgj.com: http://on.rgj.com/1GgcsjM Workers from Sierra Nevada Construction begin work on the project to eliminate the left turns into and out of the Smith's shopping center in Dayton.

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  5. APNewsBreak: No US protection for sage grouse near SierraRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | KTVN Reno

    A 73-year-old Oklahoma reserve deputy who fatally shot a suspect who was pinned down by officers has pleaded not guilty to a second-degree manslaughter charge. A volunteer sheriff's deputy plans to vacation in the Bahamas while facing a second-degree manslaughter charge in Oklahoma, his attorneys told a judge Tuesday, drawing immediate criticism from the family of the man he... RENO, Nev.

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  6. No protection for sage grouse; win declared for bi-state grouse, ranchersRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Nevada Appeal

    Bi-state sage grouse escaped an endangered list designation, a boon for Nevadans and Californians, Gov. Brian Sandoval and Secretary of Interior Sally Jewell declared Tuesday. The announcement culminated 15 years of both controversy and collaboration, which the governor, the federal secretary and others said provides a model to find similar common ground for the greater sage grouse in various western states.

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  7. Ravens & CB Jimmy Smith Agree to Contract ExtensionRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | KNEB-AM Scottsbluff

    The move comes mon... -- The Baltimore Ravens and cornerback Jimmy Smith agreed to a four-year contract extension, the team announced on Tuesday. The deal is worth $48 million, accordin... RENO, Nev.

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  8. UK Futures Trader Linked to 2010 Flash Crash, Charged TuesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | KNEB-AM Scottsbluff

    A dramatic 911 call captured the panicked moment a California mother realized her 8-year-old son was missing after an alleged robber drove away wit... -- Fans are already camping out at the Lindo Wing at St. Mary's Hospital Paddington in London, eager to catch a glimpse of the Duchess of Cambridge, where she is expe... RENO, Nev. _ The Interior Department will not order Endangered Species Act protection for a type of sage grouse found only in California and Nevada.

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  9. Senate forwards Internet sales tax bill to AssemblyRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Las Vegas Review Journal

    The Nevada Senate on Tuesday unanimously approved a bill intended to capture more sales tax from out-of-state retailers. Senate Bill 382 would enact provisions used by other states to broaden the definition of when an outside retailer has an in-state presence and is required to collect the tax.

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  10. Australian Researchers Studying Whether Spider Venom Can Help Create New PainkillersRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | KRVN-AM Lexington

    A dramatic 911 call captured the panicked moment a California mother realized her 8-year-old son was missing after an alleged robber drove away wit... -- Fans are already camping out at the Lindo Wing at St. Mary's Hospital Paddington in London, eager to catch a glimpse of the Duchess of Cambridge, where she is expe... RENO, Nev. _ The Interior Department will not order Endangered Species Act protection for a type of sage grouse found only in California and Nevada.

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  11. Applied Analysis Reaches Agreement with UNLV to Use MyResearcher.com...Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Nevada Business Journal

    Research and analysis firm Applied Analysis has reached a unique public-private agreement with UNLV that gives the university's professors, researchers and students access to MyResearcher.com, a powerful real-time data analysis tool.

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  12. ID--Idaho News Coverage,ADVISORY, IDRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | Washington Times

    U.S. Republican Congressman Raul Labrador involved himself in the fallout of failed Idaho legislation that would have brought the state into compliance with federal child support rules and an international treaty. Labrador says he doesn't have a position on the issue.

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  13. Signs of life for Uber regulation bill that failed SenateRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | Big News Network.com

    Our eNewspaper network was founded in 2002 to provide stand-alone digital news sites tailored for the most searched-for locations for news. With a traditional newspaper format, more than 100 sites were established each with a newspaper-type name to cover the highest-ranked regions, countries, cities and states.

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  14. Sage grouse won't get federal protection in Nevada, CaliforniaRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    In a decision that could reverberate across the West, the Obama administration announced Tuesday that it will not designate a small population of greater sage grouse in Nevada and California as endangered. The decision that an isolated group of the wild, chicken-like bird does not warrant federal protection under the Endangered Species Act likely foreshadows the administration's much-anticipated decision this fall on whether to protect hundreds of thousands of the birds in a vast range that covers 11 Western states.

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  15. Successful Conservation Partnership Keeps Bi-State Sage-Grouse off Endangered Species ListRead the original story

    19 hrs ago | U.S. Department of Agriculture

    Release No. 0106.15 Contact: Jessica Kershaw Interior_Press@ios.doi.gov Dan Hottle daniel_hottle@fws.gov USDA Office of Communications 720-4623 Marni St. Martin mstmartin@gov.nv.gov Gloria Sandoval gloria.sandoval@resources.ca.gov "This is welcome news for all Nevadans.

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  16. Despite scathing reviews, Las Vegas-based - Paul Blart 2' scores big at box officeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Las Vegas Sun

    A slate of dismal reviews couldn't stop Paul Blart from riding his Segway to second place at the box office this weekend. The Las Vegas-based "Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2" raked in a solid $24 million over its first three days, despite one critic calling it "the cinematic equivalent of biting into an old brown banana."

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  17. Nevada Senate Approves Gov. Brian Sandoval's Tax PlanRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | KTVN Reno

    Nevada senators have approved Gov. Brian Sandoval's proposed tax plan. The state Senate voted 17-4 on Tuesday to pass Senate Bill 252, which needed a two-thirds majority to prevail and move to the Assembly.

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  18. The Woman Who Designed the 'Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas' Sign Has DiedRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Entrepreneur Magazine

    The 'Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas' sign is as famous as the city itself. In just five words, it conveys excitement, revelry, debauchery.

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  19. No federal protection for Nev., Calif. sage grouseRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Local TV Station KTVZ

    The Interior Department will not order Endangered Species Act protection for a type of sage grouse found only in California and Nevada. The move comes months before the federal agency decides whether other sage grouse in 11 Western states are threatened or endangered.

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  20. BC-ID--Idaho News Coverage Advisory 8:30 am, IDRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Good morning! Here's a look at how AP's general news coverage is shaping up today in Idaho. Questions about today's coverage plans are welcome and should be directed to the Boise bureau at 343-1894.

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