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Biden to speak about college affordability in Reno
Event to take place at Galena High School on Thursday
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Elko County’s first woman judge was court janitor
Nancy Porter’s father was city councilman, county commissioner and her mother was a court administrator
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On Equal Ground
Annual caravan travels part of US 395 named for Martin Luther King Jr.
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Snowy weather leads to rash of crashes
NHP vehicle crashed into as trooper was out investigating another accident
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MLK Day marked with service
Day dedicated to Martin Luther King, Jr. is about giving back
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‘Crystal Darkness’ Falls Again
A new version of the locally produced anti-drug documentary will be aired Wednesday night for the campaign’s fifth anniversary
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Co. Commissioner Larkin will not seek third term
Sparks and Spanish Springs areas will get a new representative
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Training to caucus
Republican voters get a lesson in caucusing ahead of Nevada’s Feb. 4 vote
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NV mint tries to improve quality of Bronze Stars
A Nevada mint is trying to improve the quality of Bronze Star medals awarded to American military members for heroic or meritorious achievement.
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Myanmar frees many prominent political prisoners
YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — Myanmar freed some of its most famous political inmates Friday, sparking jubilation outside prison gates while signaling its readiness to meet Western demands for lifting economic sanctions. Prominent political activists, leaders of brutally repressed democratic uprisings, a former prime minister, ethnic minority leaders, journalists and relatives of the former dictator Ne Win were among those released. State media descr...
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Documents show how Fed missed housing bust
WASHINGTON (AP) — Ben Bernanke presided over his first meeting as Federal Reserve chairman in March 2006 believing the nation’s economy could pull off a “soft landing” from falling home prices. Three months later, Bernanke had begun to grasp that he and others had underestimated the risk housing posed to the economy. Newly released transcripts of Fed meetings during Bernanke’s first year as chairman show that, among Fed officials, he often exp...
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Trial date for Ensign aide still months away
WASHINGTON (AP) — The aide to former Sen. John Ensign who was indicted on federal conflict of interest charges isn’t expected to go to trial until late 2012 because his lawyer said Friday he needs more time to review the government’s evidence. Doug Hampton’s attorney, A.J. Kramer, told a federal judge that the review of evidence would probably take until early- to mid-May due to the complexity of the case and the amount of information involved...
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Deadline looms for Nev. judicial candidates
CARSON CITY (AP) — The deadline is looming for Nevada judicial candidates to file for office. The filing period for judges and judicial candidates began Jan. 3. It ends at 5 p.m. Friday. If they do not draw any opposition, they cannot solicit campaign contributions. Supreme Court Chief Justice Nancy Saitta, and Justices Michael Cherry and Michael Douglas filed their paperwork for re-election on the opening day. As of late Thursday, no one had ...
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Battle Companions
G.I. Dogs provides pets to help returning military veterans
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