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Classic car show returns with an eye toward future generations
Event officials and enthusiasts talk about passing down their love of nostalgic Americana
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Woman killed in rollover crash on Sparks Boulevard
26-year-old died after failing to take a corner; alcohol appears to be involved
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Republicans slam Sen. Reid over Romney tax claim
GOP leaders say the Nevada senator lied when he said their candidate hadn’t paid taxes in a decade
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Vegas constable accused of sexual harassment
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A woman has filed a discrimination complaint against Las Vegas Township Constable John Bonaventura, claiming he sexually harassed her and other female employees. The Las Vegas Sun reports Kristy Henderson filed the complaint July 16 with the Clark County Office of Diversity. Henderson, who was Bonaventura’s only female deputy until she was fired July 13, alleges the constable asked her to wear a “mini-skirt and garter” to work...
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‘Collaborate and Conquer’
New WCSD chief talks about his plans to work with teachers, Latinos en route to helping county’s students
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Romney: ‘I have paid taxes every year’
NORTH LAS VEGAS — Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney declared Friday that he has “paid taxes every year — and a lot of taxes” as he rejected an anonymous claim that he hadn’t paid taxes for a decade on his vast personal wealth. Democrats have tried to make Romney’s personal wealth and how he’s managed it a key issue in the presidential contest. The former Massachusetts governor, who would be among the richest presidents ever elected...
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Lavender benefits go beyond aroma
Nevada farmers provide health-enhancing plant extracts at farmers market
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Pilot killed in Calif. crash was doctor on mission
By Michelle Rindels Associated Press A 66-year-old pilot who was killed when his plane crashed at an airport near Lake Tahoe was a northern California emergency room doctor who was leaving to provide medical care at a needy village in Mexico, according to the volunteer group that coordinated the trip. Dr. James Richard Ungar of Yreka, Calif., had just told his two passengers to leave the single-engine plane so he could test its airworthiness w...
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Vet killed in Colo. shooting remembered at funeral
RENO — About 500 people paid their respects Friday at a funeral for a 26-year-old Navy veteran who was among the victims of the Colorado movie theater shooting. Jonathan Blunk, who served three tours in the Middle East from 2004 to 2009, died after shielding a friend and telling her to stay down when a heavily armed gunman burst into the midnight showing of “The Dark Knight Rises” in Aurora, Colo., killing 12 people and wounding or injuring 58...
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New freeway brings safer, quicker commute
I-580 grand opening sees Gov. Sandoval cross the bridge
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Nevada Supreme Court upholds Biela death penalty
Justices rejected arguments by Biela’s attorneys that ruling was motivated by media created passion
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Martinez emphasizes ‘family culture’ at Lois Allen
New superintendent of Washoe County schools to meet with community during first 90 days in office
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Breaking down the 3 health reforms that took effect Wednesday
Several key dates are looming as the Affordable Care Act continues its steady transition from legislation to law. There’s Jan. 1, when 10 major provisions are slated to go live. Or Nov. 6 — Election Day — when the ACA’s fate may be decided yet again. Aug. 1, 2012, probably wasn’t circled on many calendars, but a pair of key reforms — a new set of preventive care measures for women and new insurance company rebates — went into effect. Oregon al...
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