Nevada

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July 23, 2019 - 6:20 am
A Nevada physician who insisted Monday that as a pain patient himself he knew how to help patients was sentenced to more than three years in federal prison for illegally distributing the powerful opioid fentanyl in a case involving the overdose death of a local judge.
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July 23, 2019 - 6:10 am
Touro University Nevada continues to provide on-site medical care for low-income residents, including senior adults, by offering free primary care services during visits in Henderson.
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July 21, 2019 - 3:22 pm
A panel formed by Nevada’s governor to encourage statewide participation in the 2020 U.S. Census is stressing the importance of people being counted, following a fight in Washington, D.C., over whether to include a citizenship question.
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July 18, 2019 - 6:42 am
The U.S. Bureau of Land Management has issued a final environmental impact statement for the Burning Man counter-culture festival that will cap attendance at the current 80,000 limit for the annual gathering in the northern Nevada desert.
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July 17, 2019 - 8:25 am
The Henderson City Council has approved the use of short term rental properties, going against the grain of most other southern Nevada communities.
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July 17, 2019 - 6:42 am
With about one in nine young Americans today neither working nor in school, exposing them to greater risk of poverty and violence, the personal-finance website WalletHub released its report on states with the most at-risk youth and Nevada fares poorly.
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July 17, 2019 - 5:52 am
The City of Henderson’s Department of Information Technology is warning residents to be cautious of telephone calls that appear on their caller ID displays as if they are coming from the City but in reality are part of a scam known as “spoofing.”
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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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