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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

Google's autonomous cars have racked up many miles of testing on public roads. (credit: Google)

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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Woman Dies In Nevada House Fire, Man Taken To UC Davis Burn Center

Investigators believe the improper use of cigarettes is to blame for a deadly house fire in Sparks.

06/20/2014

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Woman Suspected Of Murdering Husband In Plumas County Arrested In Peru

The Federal Bureau of Investigation announced Thursday that a woman wanted for killing her husband, then burying his body in Nevada, has been arrested in Peru.

06/05/2014

Wessel's booking photo. (Credit: Sparks Police Department)

Police: Man Kidnapped 2 Modesto Girls And Took Them To a Nevada Casino

A man was arrested Tuesday on charges he kidnapped two girls in Modesto and took them to a Nevada casino, where he assaulted one of them.

05/08/2014

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Under-The-Radar National Parks

Vacationers might be interested in visiting one of these under-the-radar national parks to get away from the large crowds and heavy traffic in the most popular parks, like Yosemite, Yellowstone and the Grand Canyon.

04/29/2014

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