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Names released of 4 fatalities in bus stop crash
Authorities have now released the names of all four people killed after a car plowed into a bus stop.
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Volunteers sought for“Door to Door for Student Achievement” ...
RENO – As part of the Washoe County School District’s ongoing efforts to reach out to students who are in need of extra help to graduate from high school, the District is recruiting volunteers to participate in its fourth annual “Door to Door for Student Achievement” program on Saturday, September 29. During this endeavor, members of the community, legislators, parents, and District officials conduct home visits with students who are not enrol...
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Renown Health board member, volunteer recognized with NHA aw...
RENO – Lawson Fox, Renown Health board member, and Dinah O’Brien, Renown Health volunteer, were presented with awards at the Nevada Hospital Association (NHA) annual Membership Meeting Awards Luncheon late last week at the Hyatt Regency Lake Tahoe. Fox received the Award for Trustee Excellence and O’Brien receive the Excellence in Volunteerism Award. The two awards recognize one urban hospital and one rural hospital trustee and volunteer who h...
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Water-wise biofuel crop study to alter plants metabolic, pho...
UNR professor leads multi-institutional effort with Department of Energy grant
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Nevada Supreme Court upholds damages against judge
Halverson denied appeal, forced to pay $50,000 in defamation case
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Chinatown delivers American dreams in Las Vegas
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Meghan Smith, owner of Gold Star School of Gaming at the corner of Las Vegas' El Camino and Spring Mountain roads, teaches her predominantly Asian students how to become casino dealers. For $500 at three months a pop, she prepares them for a future in minimum wage jobs at blackjack or roulette tables. The American dream is within reach: It's contingent upon the tips. Big ones. About a mile away on Wynn Road, Joanie Lung sells ...
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Nevada casino revenue up 17 percent in July
Nevada casinos raked in about $1 billion in July, marking the second billion-dollar revenue haul this year thanks mostly to heavy baccarat play that favored casinos over bettors, state regulators said Monday.
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Fewer Vegas visitors in July; much more gambling
Officials say slightly fewer visitors came to Las Vegas in July compared with last year, even though gambling revenue shot up throughout southern Nevada.
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Las Vegas man sentenced in Medicaid fraud case
A Las Vegas personal care assistant is being ordered to pay thousands in restitution after prosecutors say he claimed to be serving a Medicaid recipient while he was actually on vacation.
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Nevada wildfire 20 percent contained
Officials say a wildfire burning in Nevada's Pinenut Mountains is 20 percent contained.
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Australian football player dead after Vegas fall
Authorities say they're investigating the death of a Port Adelaide Australian rules football player who fell about 30 feet from a roof at a Las Vegas hotel.
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Nevada man charged with lewd acts on plane
A 63-year-old Nevada man accused of committing lewd acts on an airplane faces federal charges.
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Nevada judge opens Vegas Sands sanctions hearing
A Nevada judge says she intends to penalize Las Vegas Sands Corp. lawyers, and maybe the casino company itself, for failing to disclose documents to opposing attorneys representing a fired former Macau casino executive in a civil breach of contract lawsuit.
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Great Basin Autumn Farmers Market open in September
Great Basin Brewing Company, located at 846 Victorian Ave. in Sparks, will host the Great Basin Local Nevada Farmers Market featuring Nevada farmers every Thursday in September from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m.
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Manhattan Short Film Festival returns to Reno Sept. 28 and 29
There’s a treat for area film-lovers coming up later this month, as Reno will serve as one of more than 300 cities across six continents to host the 15th Annual Manhattan Short Film Festival.
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Fight hunger with local businesses this month
Being that September is Hunger Action Month, Move For Hunger has partnered with The Flower Bucket Floral Shop and Five Star Moving and Storage to collect donations for the Food Bank of Northern Nevada.
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