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ASUN president: Show students that higher ed is the future o...
Undergrad leader comments on last week’s tuition hike
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Annual Medicare enrollment closes Wednesday
Changes from federal health care reform affect choices
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GOP rivals hope to court Cain supporters
Businessman was favored by Tea Party followers in bid for 2012 GOP nomination
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More than 800 ride for toys
Confederation of Clubs puts riders on their motorcycles to help area children
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Man attacked after party; police look for suspects
Police want to talk to woman who stopped to help the victim
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UNR Winter Commencement set for Saturday
More than 1,100 degrees to be conferred
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VOA likely to continue operating homeless shelter
Controversy subsides on disputed operations contract for Community Assistance Center
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Is Nevada recovering? Depends on who you ask
Donna West could once name the homeowners on her affluent Las Vegas street. Then came the recession, the vacant homes, and the parade of anonymous renters.
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Sparks on Parade
Thousands turned out in Victorian Square Saturday afternoon for the Sparks Hometowne Christmas parade presented by Intuit, as floats and bands and youth groups marched in the 25th anniversary event.
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Unemployment rate drops to lowest since 2009
WASHINGTON (AP) — The unemployment rate, which has refused to budge from the 9 percent neighborhood for two and a half frustrating years, suddenly dropped in November, driven in part by small businesses that finally see reason to hope and hire. Economists said there was a long way to go, but they liked what they saw. The rate fell to 8.6 percent, the lowest since March 2009, two months after President Barack Obama took office. Unemployment pas...
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Board of Regents pass 8 percent tuition increase for undergr...
UNR Fire Science Academy to be closed
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O Christmas Tree
SPARKS — Thousands turned out for the city’s tree lighting ceremony in Victorian Square Friday night, which marked the official kickoff of the 2011 Sparks Hometown Christmas celebration, presented by Intuit. The 58-foot Christmas tree, an annual gift from Sparks’ sister city, Garibaldi, Ore., on Monday morning was hoisted into its customary spot in front of Saint Mary’s Amphitheater at the intersection of Victorian Avenue and 10th Street. Caro...
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Planning Commission bids farewell to two long-serving members
SPARKS — Two members of the city’s Planning Commission termed out Thursday night following a regularly scheduled meeting. Commissioners Scott Barnes and Mitch Nowicki were honored for their service and dedication to the city. Each concluded their second four-year term, but a stipulation could keep either around for another term. If less than three candidates submit their names to replace either Barnes or Nowicki, it is possible either or both ...
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Pedestrian killed in truck stop accident
Police say she was dragged by a semi-tractor
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Hells Angel pleads not guilty in Nugget killing
Calif. man accused of being principal participant in Sept. 23 fatal brawl
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Officials: 2011 events a success despite incidents
Parks commission gets special events season round-up, preview of new 2012 events
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Strong winds down trees and power lines in West
Gusts up to 102 mph have left hundreds of thousands without power, mostly in Calif.
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