Nevada

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July 16, 2019 - 3:50 am
More than 200 firefighters have managed to contain about half of a northern Nevada wildfire that has burned nearly 2 square miles (5 sq. kilometers) of mostly rangeland and destroyed a home north of Reno.
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July 16, 2019 - 3:38 am
Both of the dormitories damaged in a natural gas explosion at the University of Nevada, Reno will remain closed for at least a year and the most severely damaged one isn’t expected to reopen until at least the fall of 2021.
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July 15, 2019 - 6:59 am
A Nevada judge said Friday she expects next week to finish hearing a case involving dozens of companies that lost bids to open new retail pot stores asking her to stop the state from licensing more marijuana businesses.
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July 15, 2019 - 6:17 am
Fewer people died in car crashes on Nevada roads in June than they did a year earlier, according to state data.
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July 15, 2019 - 6:00 am
Recent California earthquakes that rattled Las Vegas have shaken up arguments on both sides of a stalled federal plan to entomb nuclear waste beneath a long-studied site in southern Nevada.
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July 12, 2019 - 6:45 am
Power to customers in a mountain area near Las Vegas will be cut off when conditions are ripe for wildfires, Nevada’s largest utility said.
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July 12, 2019 - 6:02 am
Southern Nevada officials say a homeless count has found fewer people living in shelters or on the streets in 2019 than last year.
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July 11, 2019 - 6:17 am
Insurance officials say few Nevada residents and businesses have earthquake coverage but they’re expecting interest to increase following the two California earthquakes that rattled the region.
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July 11, 2019 - 6:14 am
Nevada has become an increasingly popular state for retirees to spend their sunset years, but a new study says The Silver State isn’t the best place to retire. Far from it, actually.
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July 10, 2019 - 7:14 am
WalletHub compared the 50 states and the District of Columbia based on 12 key measures of indebtedness and earning opportunities. Our data set ranges from average student debt to unemployment rate among the population aged 25 to 34 to share of students with past-due loan balances.
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