Nevada News Wires

State probe detects cheating on standardized test

An investigation by the Nevada Department of Education has determined standardized test answer sheets at a Las Vegas elementary school were altered by adults and led to skyrocketing scores from one year to the next.

Heck leads Bilbray in campaign contributions

Updated: 4/16/2014 1:13:00 PM

Nevada Supreme Court removes Schaefer from ballot

Updated: 4/16/2014 10:16:00 AM

Ex-homeless student at UNR wins $30K scholarship

Updated: 4/16/2014 8:18:00 AM   2 comments Comments

Hundreds pay respects to Joe Dini in Yerington

Updated: 4/16/2014 6:39:00 AM

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Vegas police probe fatal shooting

Updated: 4/15/2014 4:43:00 PM

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Tapas chain Firefly closes Henderson restaurant
A popular tapas restaurant with three locations in the Las Vegas area is closing one its branches shortly after it received a bad evaluation from health inspectors.
Nevada Patrol probes pedestrian death in Fernley
The Nevada Highway Patrol is investigating the death of a woman who was struck by a car in Fernley.
Court date reset in Vegas Strip bird death case
A court appearance was postponed Monday in Nevada for a University of California, Berkeley, law school graduate completing prison boot camp for beheading an exotic bird during a drunken chase at a Las Vegas Strip resort.
Northern Nevada camper finds body in shallow grave
A camper has discovered a body buried in a shallow grave off the highway in northern Nevada.
Nevada rancher says US may have damaged his cows
A Nevada rancher says he's trying to determine whether federal agents damaged any of his cattle before they released hundreds of rounded-up bovines in a showdown with angry protesters over the weekend.
Feds charge woman in Hillary Clinton shoe-throw
Authorities have filed federal charges against a Phoenix woman accused of throwing a shoe on stage while Hillary Rodham Clinton gave a convention speech.
Sen. Reid on Cattle Battle: "It's not over" 
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid hasn't been very vocal about the cattle battle showdown in recent days, but says "it's not over."
AACT team from Reno places first in NASA Human Exploration Rover Challenge
NASA declared the winners of the first NASA Human Exploration Rover Challenge at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center in Huntsville, Alabama on Saturday.
Feds: Safety concerns led to Nevada cow release
Federal land managers say "escalating tensions" led them to release all 400 or so head of cattle rounded up on public land in southern Nevada from a rancher who has refused to recognize their authority.
Nevada GOP removes abortion, gay marriage, from state party platform
Longtime conservative social issues of abortion and gay marriage were stripped from the Nevada Republican Party platform by delegates to the state convention in Las Vegas.

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