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Ensign apologizes to colleagues in farewell speech
Senator says goodbye to a few staffers in a nearly empty chamber
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Economic Forum adds $217 million to state budget
CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — A panel of independent business leaders added more than $200 million to Nevada general fund revenues, citing anemic but improving economic activities. The Economic Forum on Monday said the state will have $217.7 million more to spend than the previous forecast back in the December. When additional sales tax that goes directly to school districts is added in, the total comes to $330 million. During Monday's marathon mee...
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Planning body could be obsolete
Truckee Meadows Regional Planning Agency was mandated when development was booming in Nevada
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Obama: Bin Laden's death a 'good day' for America
al-Quaida leader was killed when U.S. Navy SEALs raided his compound
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NV panel holds votes on prickly mental health cuts
CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Lawmakers voted to preserve a program that would help keep mentally handicapped people at home with their families, but they held off on the most controversial items of a touchy, $617 million mental health budget during a weekend meeting. Members of an Assembly panel on Saturday finalized some parts of the Division of Mental Health and Developmental Services budget, but steered clear of proposals to reduce capacity at ...
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Letter carriers to help fight hunger
SPARKS — On May 14, northern Nevada letter carriers will host their annual Stamp Out Hunger! campaign, and they are asking for help. Residents can help by leaving a sturdy bag containing nonperishable, non-expired foods, such as canned soup, canned vegetables, pasta, rice or cereal, next to their mailbox prior to the time of regular mail delivery on May 14. Washoe County U.S. Postal Service (USPS) customers will receive a bag in their mail box...
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Tails of Adoption
NHS, SPCA work to find homes for 225 animals over the weekend
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Nevada Legislature Tracker
Week of April 25 – 29
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Healthy bodies, healthy minds
School district partners with ARAMARK to provide healthier meals, education to students
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The mainstreaming of Ron Paul
Congressman’s appeal among Republicans grows with visit to Reno
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Garridos plead guilty to Dugard kidnap, rape
PLACERVILLE, Calif. (AP) — A convicted sex offender and his wife pleaded guilty Thursday to kidnapping and raping a California girl in a surprise plea deal that will keep the now-grown victim and the two daughters she gave birth to during her 18 years of captivity from having to testify at a trial. Under the hastily negotiated agreement, Phillip and Nancy Garrido are likely to spend the rest of their lives in prison after abducting Jaycee Duga...
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Reeling in the Castaways
Local agencies work to improve the quality of life for some of Reno’s poorest residents
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Supreme Court justices appear split on Carrigan challenge to...
Vote on Lazy 8 Casino by Sparks city leader will have national implications
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