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Kieckhefer, other Nevada GOP lawmakers backed by pro-education group (1)

September 2, 2015 — 

A dozen Nevada lawmakers were pleasantly surprised a week or two back when their constituents received full color fliers in the mail urging support for their vote in favor of …

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Suit filed in Carson City to block petition asking voters to invalidate 2015 tax package (2)

September 1, 2015 — 

With less than an hour left before the 5 p.m. Monday deadline, the Coalition for Nevada’s Future filed suit in Carson City District Court to block the petition that seeks …

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Commissioners meet tomorrow morning (3)

September 1, 2015 — 

The first County Commission meeting of September will be conducted tomorrow at 8:15 a.m. at the Churchill County Administration Building chambers, 155 N. Taylor St. Among the items commissioners will …

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Battalion returns from deployment to the Sinai (4)

September 1, 2015 — 

RENO — “Be proud of the place you live and live so that your place is proud of you,” is the paraphrased Abraham Lincoln quote Gov. Brian Sandoval shared with …

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World War II officially ended 70 years ago on Sept. 2 (5)

September 1, 2015 — 

Seventy years ago aboard the battleship USS Missouri that was anchored in Tokyo Bay, Japanese officials officially signed a written agreement formally ending World War II. Gen. Douglas MacArthur, commander …

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Rubio makes Fallon stop (6)

September 1, 2015 — 

Republican presidential candidate Marco Rubio concluded his two-day swing in Northern Nevada Tuesday by addressing community leaders in Fallon followed by a rally at the convention center attended by more …

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Advising friend: free speech or obstruction? (7)

September 1, 2015 — 

Members of the Nevada Supreme Court were told Tuesday advising a friend he doesn’t have to take a field sobriety test constitutes free speech, not the crime of obstructing a …

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Republican presidential hopeful Marco Rubio hits variety of issues in Carson City (8)

September 1, 2015 — 

Marco Rubio told a crowd of about 200 at the Carson City Community Center on Tuesday all of America’s problems can be solved and the American Dream restored if the …

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Suit filed in Carson City to block petition asking voters to invalidate 2015 tax package (9)

August 31, 2015 — 

With less than an hour left before the 5 p.m. Monday deadline, the Coalition for Nevada’s Future filed suit in Carson City District Court to block the petition that seeks …

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Capitol in Carson City getting much needed work (10)

August 30, 2015 — 

After being neglected for years during the recession, Nevada’s Capitol is getting nearly $1 million worth of much-needed repairs and upgrades.The most prominent work right now is the total remodeling …

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Court reverses forgery conviction (11)

August 28, 2015 — 

Nevada’s Appellate Court has unanimously reversed the conviction of James Stojic on multiple counts of forgery, theft and credit card violations.Stojic entered a presentence motion to withdraw his guilty plea …

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State Supreme Court limits good time credits (12)

August 28, 2015 — 

The Nevada Appellate Court has ruled inmates can’t get good time credits for time spent in a residential treatment facility.The ruling came in the case of Felix Soto who’s serving …

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Marco Rubio campaign steams into city of Fallon (13)

August 27, 2015 — 

Republican presidential candidate Marco Rubio, the junior U.S. Senator from Florida, will be in Fallon on Tuesday to speak first with community leaders earlier in the afternoon and then with …

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Employment improves as number of jobless drops (14)

August 27, 2015 — 

Nevada unemployment finished the month of July a full percentage point lower than it was a year ago at 6.9 percent in raw totals.The Las Vegas and Reno reporting areas …

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Employment picture continues to improve as number of jobless drops (15)

August 26, 2015 — 

Nevada unemployment finished the month of July a full percentage point lower than it was a year ago at 6.9 percent in raw totals.The Las Vegas and Reno reporting areas …

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Amodei predicts House will revive Yucca (16)

August 26, 2015 — 

Rep. Mark Amodei, R-Nev., said on Tuesday he fully expects legislation reviving the Yucca Mountain nuclear dump project to be passed by the U.S. House of Representatives.“It’ll get 400 votes …

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GOED gets $300,000 federal grant (17)

August 26, 2015 — 

The Governor’s Office of Economic Development has been awarded a $300,000 federal grant to help support its ongoing initiatives in the People’s Republic of China and Poland.The grant was awarded …

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Feds award near $200,000 for Nevada health centers (18)

August 26, 2015 — 

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has awarded $195,805 in funding for four health centers in Nevada.The Affordable Care Act money will expand quality improvement and infrastructure systems …

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Sandoval hopeful Obama meeting will help prevent listing of the sage grouse (19)

August 26, 2015 — 

Gov. Brian Sandoval says he’s hopeful Monday’s meeting with President Obama is going to help prevent the need to list the greater sage grouse.“We discussed the critical need for efforts …

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Rubio to make campaign stop in Fallon (20)

August 25, 2015 — 

Republican presidential hopeful Marco Rubio will visit Fallon on Tuesday at the convention center.Rubio has a rally at the Peppermill casino in Reno on Monday evening. The next day, he’ll …

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