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Saved By The Bell?
School district considers changing bell schedules to save money and meet needs of parents, students
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Get a Life on Mars
Area students work to build habitats that could support life on another planet
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Ethics Committee refers Ensign case to Justice
Former senator from Nevada broke federal law, lied to a federal commission, panel says in a harsh report
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Test shows quagga mussels in Lahontan, Rye Patch
Invasive species found in local reservoirs
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Two former Nevada officials facing water bribery charges
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A retired Nevada state water regulator and a former local utility official have been arrested and accused of receiving $1.3 million to help a wealthy rural landowner transfer water rights to the water authority serving the Las Vegas area. Robert Coache and Michael Johnson are due Thursday in Las Vegas Justice Court on 25 felony and misdemeanor charges alleging they took money to help John Lonetti Jr. of Bunkerville sell $8.4 m...
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Missing man last seen in Sparks
RENO — The Washoe County Sheriff’s Office is asking for help in locating a man who has been missing since April 24 and was last seen in Sparks. Edward Oliver, 54, a resident of Sparks, was last seen at about 8:15 a.m. at the Vitality Veteran’s Housing Program, located at 3660 El Rancho Drive. Oliver checked out early that morning to walk to a nearby convenience store and he did not return by his 10 p.m. curfew. On April 25, Oliver failed to re...
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Patriotism For Sale
How bin Laden’s death and the anniversary of 9/11 have affected sales of American flags
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Nevada in Brief
New money will speed up state’s glut of wrongful firing cases CARSON CITY (AP) — Nevada lawmakers are adding back money to process a glut of job discrimination claims that has ballooned since the recession began. A joint Senate and Assembly money committee on Wednesday approved about $370,000 more than the governor’s recommendation over the next two years to bring on two new investigators and a secretary. Nevada Equal Rights Commission Adminis...
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County’s budget for 2011-12 comes to light
First look at proposed spending reveals $31.3 million deficit
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Legislators ease pay cut plan for Nevada workers
Witness called the plan to cut state employee pay by 5 percent ‘insane’
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Advocates: Don’t turn back on arts
Legislators asked to refrain from further budget cuts to programs in Nevada
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Docs Talk Bellybuttons
Surgeons discuss the merits of performing surgery through a natural hole: the navel
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Murder victim ID’d, suspects arrested
Four people charged with robbery, could be charged with killing Reno man on Sunday
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City budget waits for union concessions
Council gives its OK, final approval to come next week in order to meet June 1 deadline
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Nevada GOP party chairman Amodei joins House race
CARSON CITY (AP) — State Republican Party Chairman Mark Amodei on Monday officially joined the race for Nevada’s 2nd Congressional District, adding to a growing field of candidates hoping to replace now former Rep. Dean Heller in a special election this fall. “It’s no secret I’ve been interested in this race quite a while now,” Amodei told reporters at a news conference in Carson City. With a special election set for Sept. 13, “for these folks...
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Woman hit during home invasion
Robbery occurred Tuesday morning on Cortez Way
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