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Sagebrush habitat fuels $1B in recreation spending

Advocates of protecting sage grouse habitat across the West say new research shows visitors to western federal rangelands with significant tracts of sagebrush pumped more than $1 billion into the economy last year.

FBI in Vegas raids home of hip hop music figure

Updated: 9/29/2014 6:03:00 PM

UNLV ed major to receive Gov. Guinn scholarship

Updated: 9/29/2014 5:57:00 PM

Dozens of animals dead in North Vegas house fire

Updated: 9/29/2014 5:48:00 PM

Ex-GSA official from Nevada faces fraud charges

Updated: 9/29/2014 12:35:00 PM   1 comment Comments

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$10M grant will support career training programs 
Nevada's community colleges are getting nearly $10 million in federal grants to help train job seekers for in-demand careers.
US marshal warns Nevadans about jury duty scam
The U.S. Marshals office in Reno is warning about a new scam targeting northern Nevadans with fictitious telephone calls about jury duty.
Report: Gambling industry paid out $38B in taxes 
Gambling officials say the industry paid out a jackpot-worthy $38 billion in federal, state and local taxes in 2013.
Sandoval: US must maintain presence in Afghanistan
Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval says the U.S. must continue to maintain a presence in Afghanistan to ensure security and prevent the Taliban from regaining a foothold.
Reno man accused of terrorizing in North Dakota
A man from Reno, Nevada, who has been living in North Dakota is accused of making a telephone threat that led to a lockdown of Dickinson schools.
Suspicious pipe bomb found in Elko
According to KENV-TV, authorities in Elko are investigating the discovery of a suspicious pipe bomb along the city's railroad tracks.
Nevada employee insurance program got bad rap
The Pew Charitable Trusts has revised a report on state employee health insurance benefits to show Nevada's program is better than originally stated and generally in line with national averages.
Small plane crashes near Elko airport, pilot OK
Authorities say a pilot from Arizona escaped serious injury when the small plane he was flying crashed in gusty winds while landing at Elko Regional Airport.
Nevada gambling revenue down 4 percent in August
State officials say Nevada gambling revenue was down nearly 4 percent in August compared with a year earlier, largely due to a drop in winnings on the Las Vegas Strip.
NY casino panel begins deliberations on sites
A panel tasked with reviewing applications for casino licenses in upstate New York is beginning its deliberations following three days of public hearings on the 16 different proposals.

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