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Nevada Considers Boosting Speed Limit To 80 MPH

The bill originally called for a top speed of 85 mph, but Republican bill sponsor Sen. Don Gustavson asked that the limit be lowered to 80 mph because some people were uncomfortable with the higher speed.

03/19/2015

Circa 1885:  American humourist and writer Mark Twain (1835 - 1910).  (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

Newspaper Where Mark Twain Got Start Is Revived

The historic Nevada newspaper where Mark Twain cut his journalistic teeth is back in publication for the first time in three decades, and its owners plan to uphold tradition by offering more than just real news.

03/15/2015

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Following Riot, Nevada Pulls Teens From Juvenile Camp Licensed Partially By California Agency

The California agency had placed the facility on a semi-annual review instead of the normal annual in 2012 after a series of complaints ranging from treatment of teens to facility conditions and background checks for staff.

03/04/2015

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Lingering Drought Suspends Cross-Country Skiing Near Tahoe

A popular cross-country ski area near Lake Tahoe has temporarily closed due to a lack of snow, and forecasters say the lingering drought should persist or get worse in the months ahead across most of California and Nevada.

01/21/2015

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Reno Judge Blocks Uber Ride-Sharing Service From Operating In Nevada

The Delaware-based Uber maintains it is a technology company, not a transportation-services company subject to Nevada regulations that apply to taxis or commercial motor carriers. The state is trying “to compel a legal round peg into a square hole,” said Don Campbell, a Las Vegas lawyer representing Uber.

11/25/2014

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Plan To Improve Stretch Of Road Along Tahoe’s Eastern Shore Moving Forward

Transportation officials at Lake Tahoe are moving forward with a $25 million plan to improve the Nevada state highway along the longest stretch of the mountain lake’s undeveloped shoreline.

11/14/2014

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Man Accused Of Drowning Dog With Bowling Ball Arrested In Reno

Police in Nevada have arrested a man suspected of tying a bowling ball to a dog and drowning it in Sacramento’s American River.

11/06/2014

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Group In Nevada Against Same-Sex Marriage Abandons Fight

A group that fought to keep Nevada’s state ban on same-sex marriage is dropping its appeals to the U.S. Supreme Court and a lower court, clearing the way for gay weddings.

10/09/2014

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Man Convicted In 1989 Murder Of Modesto Real Estate Agent Dies

A Nevada inmate serving two life sentences in the 1989 killing of a California real estate agent has died in prison.

10/02/2014

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King Fire Prompts Dense Smoke Advisory For Sierra

The National Weather Service has issued a Dense Smoke Advisory for an area stretching from north of Reno to south of Gardnerville and throughout Lake Tahoe.

09/22/2014

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California DMV Begins Issuing Testing Permits For Self-Driving Cars

Computer-driven cars have been testing their skills on California roads for more than four years — but until now, the Department of Motor Vehicles wasn’t sure just how many were rolling around.

09/16/2014

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BLM To Remove Fewer Mustangs Across West

The U.S. Bureau of Land Management says it will remove fewer wild horses and burros from the range across the West this summer because of budget constraints and overflowing holding pens.

07/13/2014

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