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Seismologists: Swarm Of Earthquakes In Nevada Could Be Precursors To A ‘Big One’

Seismologists studying a year-long swarm of thousands of mostly minor earthquakes in northwest Nevada say they could be the precursor for a “big one,” although speculation that they’re related to a series of extinct volcanoes can’t be ruled out.

08/11/2015

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Family-Friendly Guide To Las Vegas

Recommendations on affordable lodging, dining and attractions in Las Vegas for the entire family.

07/17/2015

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U.S. Supreme Court Refuses To Hear Nevada’s Appeal To Homeless Busing Allegations

The Supreme Court won’t hear an appeal from Nevada over a lawsuit that claims the state wrongfully bused indigent psychiatric patients to San Francisco without paying the costs of their medical care.

06/30/2015

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UPDATE: Washington Fire Burns More Than 25 Square Miles Near Lake Tahoe; No containment

Wildfires are tearing through some drought-stricken areas of California. They include a massive blaze in a remote area and some smaller but dangerous fires. Here’s a look at the latest hotspots and what crews are doing to control them.

06/23/2015

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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

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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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