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  1. The R-C Morning Report for Oct. 23Read the original story w/Photo

    9 min ago | The Record-Courier

    East Fork Deputy Chief Dave Fogerson has been appointed to serve on the Nevada Advisory Ebola Task Force in his capacity as Douglas County deputy emergency manager. Backyard burning starts Saturday, though it's probably going to be too stormy to be a burn day.


  2. Driving You Crazy: No speed limit signs on Nellis BoulevardRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | KLAS-TV Las Vegas

    A viewer asked why there were no speed limit signs on southbound Nellis Boulevard between N. Las Vegas Boulevard and Carey Avenue. This stretch of Nellis is maintained by the Nevada Department of Transportation.


  3. Drops in negative home equity in Nevada slowRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | Big News

    Nevada's dramatic drops in negative home equity slowed in the third quarter.California research firm RealtyTrac reported Wednesday that 31 percent of Nevadans with mortgages had loans that were "seriously" higher than their home values in the quarter that ended Sept. 30.That was down from 46 percent a year ago but barely a decline from the second quarter's 32 percent.


  4. Author signings in northern NevadaRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago |

    Having a signed book by an author can change the value of a book. There is no defined rule to determine the value, but generally, if an author is popular, a signed copy could increase the market price.


  5. Turn lane to Highway 50 to remain without signalRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Nevada Appeal

    The Nevada Department of Transportation is refining design of a key element of the upcoming Phase 2B3 of Carson City Freeway construction to include a free right turn lane between southbound Carson Street and westbound U.S. 50 to Lake Tahoe. Original design for the last leg of the freeway called for southbound Carson Street traffic to stop at the traffic signal located at the Carson Street/U.S 50 Spooner junction before making a right turn to Lake Tahoe.


  6. Nevada Day revisited: 1943 & 1965Read the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Nevada Appeal

    From the Nevada Appeal on Nov. 2, 1965: From the left, whiskeriest gents in town, awarded cups by Active 20-30 Club, are Bob Ducker, 512 N. Division St., Longest Beard; Tom Rosachi of Yerington, Reddest Beard; and David Wagstaff, 233 Arrowhead Drive, Blackest Beard. Cups were presented by Gov. Grant Sawyer.


  7. Left Foot ForwardRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago |

    Want to see why corporations prefer uneducated Nevadans? This is from the Bureau of Labor Statistics: . Each time I see another over-the-top opposition piece by the big business coalition organized against the Education Initiative, I want to shout: "Stop lying to me!" While purporting to be the defender of small business, the Coalition is funded by transnational mega-corporations including big gaming, big mining, and big retail, all of whom have contributed megabucks to the eternal cause of keeping their corporate taxes in Nevada low.


  8. Guitar manRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago |

    Most guitars sold in the world today are made in a factory by many hands. One person is trained to make its back; another, the braces to its underside; another, the neck.


  9. No high alert at Nevada State Capitol after shootings in CanadaRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | KRNV-TV Reno

    In light of the shootings in Ottawa, some may be wondering if we should be on high alert in our area. Local police said they are currently not on high alert at the Nevada State Capitol, but Carson City Sheriff Ken Furlong said they are always monitoring the area anyway.


  10. Feds crack down on popular roadside guardrailRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | WPTV Local News

    The Federal Highway Administration is demanding further testing of a very common guardrail that line roadways all across the country. Their actions come the same week a Texas jury found the company essentially lied about changes to the guardrail and ordered them to pay $175 Million in damages.


  11. Lane restrictions on Cheyenne Avenue for sewer workRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | The Las Vegas Sun

    A portion of westbound Cheyenne Avenue will be restricted to a single lane from 9 p.m. to 5:30 a.m. Sunday through Oct. 30 for sewer upgrades, according to the Nevada Department of Transportation. Travel will be restricted from Crawford Street to Civic Center Drive while the city of North Las Vegas conducts the sewer work, officials said.


  12. ADF offers guidance to NC, Ariz., Idaho, Nev. officials responsible for issuing marriage licensesRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | Sonoran News

    WASHINGTON Alliance Defending Freedom has issued legal memos to advise North Carolina, Arizona, Idaho, and Nevada officials responsible for issuing marriage licenses that they do not have to issue certain licenses where doing so conflicts with their religious or moral beliefs.


  13. Hepatitis trial focuses on Nevada insurance providerRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | KVBC-TV Las Vegas

    Jury selection is underway in a case against insurance provider Health Plan of Nevada in connection to a Hepatitis C outbreak that endangered thousands of Southern Nevadans. "[This case] stands out because it is the largest medically-caused Hepatitis C outbreak in U.S. history," said attorney Robert Eglet, who is representing the plaintiff Bernard Paul.


  14. E-discovery Is HardRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | JD Supra

    Catchy blog titles are usually hard too, but not this one. Discovery of electronically stored information is just plain difficult.


  15. CO: Colorado Springs Looking at Options to Move Bus StationRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Mass Transit

    Oct. 22--Colorado Springs' downtown bus terminal may be relocated to a more eye-pleasing site amid rider safety concerns and issues with buses entering and exiting the current station, Mountain Metro Transit's director said. A $190,000 study seeking land for a new terminal is awaiting final approval from the Colorado Department of Transportation, said Craig Blewitt, who heads the transit service.


  16. A New Rule For Legal Malpractice and AppealsRead the original story

    Yesterday | New York Attorney Malpractice Blog

    Up to today, the rule in legal malpractice litigation has been that Plaintiff was not required to appeal from a decision in order to sue his attorney. That all changed today with the Court of Appeals decision in Grace v Law 2014 NY Slip Op 07089 Decided on October 21, 2014 Court of Appeals Abdus-Salaam, J. The rule is now that "prior to commencing a legal malpractice action, a party who is likely to succeed on appeal of the underlying action should be required to press an appeal.


  17. City Manager Nick Marano lays out Carson City's downtown plansRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Nevada Appeal

    Funds for commercial corridor upgrades in Carson City will come from three sources with a 40-40-20 percentage split, City Manager Nick Marano said Tuesday. Marano said for all corridor improvements, 40 percent would come from funds available due to the one-eighth of a penny sales tax hike, 40 percent from sewer and water funds for related and needed underground upgrades, and 20 percent from state or federal grants in hand.


  18. Nevada Day revisited: 1952 & 1976Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Nevada Appeal

    From the Nevada Appeal on Oct. 31, 1976: Yerington fire cadets take a dousing in the Nevada Day water fights. Gov. Charles H. Russell has proclaimed Oct. 31 as Nevada Day and urged all Nevadans to participate in the state's 88th birthday celebration today in Carson City.


  19. Hep C trial places focus on Nevada insurance providerRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KVBC-TV Las Vegas

    Tuesday, Oct. 22 is the second day of what could be weeks, in jury selection against insurance provider Health Plan of Nevada in connection to a Hepatitis C outbreak that endangered thousands of Southern Nevadans. "It stands out because it is the largest medically-caused Hepatitis C outbreak in U.S. history," said attorney Robert Eglet who is representing the plaintiff Bernard Paul.


  20. Highway Guardrail Maker Defrauded Government: JuryRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | NBC San Diego

    A company manufacturing guardrails lining highways in California and across the country defrauded the federal government, according to a jury verdict out of a federal whistleblower case in Texas. Trinity Industries, a highway manufacturing heavyweight based in Texas, has been accused in lawsuits and complaints across the country for making a change to a widely used version of its guardrail end terminals, the ET-Plus.