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  1. Veteran's tax credit hits an online roadblock in Clark CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | KTNV-TV Las Vegas

    You can do a lot online these days, except if you live in Clark County and want to use your veteran's tax credit through the Department of Motor Vehicles' website. Some veterans receive a tax exemption from the county assessor's office that can be used towards county property taxes or to cover the governmental services tax on vehicle registration or renewal.


  2. NV Energy Offers Free Internet Enabled Thermostats...With a CatchRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | KTVN Reno

    Brendan Schnieder has a new internet enabled thermostat for his Sparks home thanks to NV Energy. He loves being able to adjust the temperature from his smartphone or computer while on the go.


  3. How to Farm Fish in the Nevada DesertRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 27 | Bloomberg

    Silver State entrepreneurs are pioneering ways to cultivate food in the high desert of Nevada. Hungry Mother Organics is a farm that's raising produce and fish in a greenhouse that conserves both water and energy.


  4. Nevada Home Builders Association Commends Sandoval for Support of Construction Defect ReformRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 20 | Nevada Business Journal

    In his State of the State address, Governor Sandoval called on the Legislature to pass reasonable construction defect reforms, revive our housing market and bring new jobs to Nevadans.


  5. Coyote population proliferates even as animal advocates howl over huntRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Las Vegas Review Journal

    More than five months ago, an official from the Nevada Department of Wildlife shocked a few hundred inhabitants of Sun City Summerlin when she talked about the overabundance of coyotes living in Las Vegas and especially within the Summerlin area. In fact, she suggested that so brazen are these natives of the American West that it shouldn't surprise you to see a coyote or two strolling along the Strip on any given day.


  6. AG Warns Nevadans of Prepaid Credit Card ScamsRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | KOLO-TV Reno

    Nevada Attorney General Adam Paul Laxalt urges consumers to be mindful of real estate rental scams asking for prepaid debit card payments. "Consumers should be wary of services that require the use of prepaid debit cards," said Laxalt.


  7. Bill would ban guns for people convicted of domestic abuseRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | KSL-TV

    Nevada state Sen. Debbie Smith said she'll introduce a bill this legislative session to keep guns away from people convicted of domestic violence, but it likely faces an uphill battle in the Republican-controlled Legislature. The Sparks Democrat said Thursday that her bill would prohibit people from having a gun if they're subject to an extended restraining order for domestic violence, or if they've been convicted of a domestic violence or stalking crime.


  8. Heller named chairman of two subcommitteesRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Reno Gazette-Journal

    Heller named chairman of two subcommittees Heller first Nevadan to head Social Security, Pensions and Family Policy Check out this story on U.S. Sen. Dean Heller, R-Smith Valley, was appointed to chair two subcommittees, including the first Nevada senator named as a finance subcommittee chairman, according to a release from his office. Last week, Heller's office announced that the U.S. Senate Committee on Finance named him as chairman of the Subcommittee on Social Security, Pensions and Family Policy.


  9. Gov. Sandoval details new business fee plan to fund Nevada education reformRead the original story

    21 hrs ago | Big News

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  10. Judge narrows suit against CatalystRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Nevada Appeal

    In a verbal order issued from the bench, District Judge James Todd Russell on Thursday sharply narrowed the lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of the governor's Catalyst Fund. That fund, with some $20 million to help bring businesses to Nevada, has been challenged as a violation of the constitutional provisions barring direct contributions of money by the state to for-profit businesses.


  11. Nevada households fare poorly in studyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Las Vegas Review Journal

    An aerial view of a North Las Vegas residential community are seen, Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2014.


  12. 2015 Legislation PreviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KRNV-TV Reno

    Assembly Bill 67 would make changes to how law enforcement officials handle a DUI suspect. That person can give consent before an officer finds out exactly what their blood alcohol content level is.


  13. In run-up to session, Sandoval details tax proposalRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Las Vegas Sun

    Gov. Brian Sandoval acknowledges a guest in the gallery during his State of the State address in a joint meeting of the Nevada Assembly inside the Legislature building Thursday, Jan. 15, 2015, on the capital grounds in Carson City. In an attempt to quash uncertainty about his proposal to raise $438 million for education, Gov. Brian Sandoval outlined his tax plan to members of the media today in the Capitol.


  14. Troopers seize 235 pounds of marijuana worth $1.2 million in area traffic stopRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Norwalk Reflector

    A man and a woman are facing felony drug charges after Ohio State Highway Patrol troopers seized 235 pounds of marijuana, worth about $1,200,000 following a traffic stop in Lorain County. Troopers stopped a 2007 Chevy 1500 pick-up truck, with Nevada registration, for marked lanes and failure to signal violations on Interstate 80, near milepost 133, at 3:53 p.m. Jan. 21. Criminal indicators were observed and a Patrol drug-sniffing canine alerted to the vehicle.


  15. Nevada gets low marks in financial opportunity studyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Las Vegas Review Journal

    Nevada households earned poor marks in everything from subprime credit scores to financial assets in a nationwide study released Thursday. The 2015 Assets and Opportunity Scorecard, compiled by the Corporation for Enterprise Development, ranked Nevada 50th among states and the District of Columbia for consumers with subprime credit scores.


  16. Federal regulators say Yucca safe for nuclear wasteRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Washington Examiner

    Federal regulators said nuclear waste can be stored safely at Yucca Mountain, and Republicans quickly seized on the report to promote designating the Nevada site as the nation's permanent waste dump. While the Nuclear Regulatory Commission said waste could be safely stored, it stopped short of endorsing the site in the final two volumes of its safety evaluation report.


  17. Bundy son's arrest shows disparate race treatment: AdvocatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | New York Daily News

    Ryan Bundy, son of infamous cattle rancher Cliven Bundy, was arrested without getting hurt by police officers, but civil rights experts say things could have gotten violent had Ryan Bundy been black. The recent arrest of controversial Nevada cattle rancher Cliven Bundy 's son could have had a more tragic result if he was black, according to some civil liberties advocates.


  18. NV Energy Offers Free WiFi Controlled Thermostats...With a CatchRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | KTVN Reno

    Brendan Schnieder has a new WiFi controlled thermostat for his Sparks home thanks to NV Energy. He loves being able to adjust the temperature from his smartphone or computer while on the go.


  19. E-Cigarettes to Face Regulation in Nevada?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | KTVN Reno

    In an industrial neighborhood on East Glendale at Sparks, Sierra Smoke Shop bustles with activity. A clerk tells a couple, "So we got a 6 milligram on the big bottlea anything else for you today?" No doubt you've noticed, electronic cigarettes are spreading here.


  20. Five hundred more correctional officers recommended by studyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Record-Courier

    Lawmakers were told Tuesday the Nevada Department of Corrections badly needs the 100 additional correctional officers the governor has proposed adding to ensure adequate staffing at Nevada's prisons. Director Greg Cox told the combined Assembly Ways and Means and Senate Finance committees unlike most other state agencies prisons can't just shut down a staff post if someone is on vacation, sick or off duty.