Nevada

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April 04, 2019 - 2:32 pm
CARSON CITY, NV (KXNT) - Nevada is making good on a promise to find family placements for more foster children, improving by five percentage points from 2007-2017. Foster children in Nevada are finding new families more often these days, with the rate of family placement improving by five...
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April 03, 2019 - 2:49 pm
CARSON CITY, NV (KXNT) - The State Assembly Government Affairs Committee holds the first hearing Thursday morning on a bill (AB 486) to create a state Division of Outdoor Recreation, to promote that industry and advocate for public lands. Nevada could soon become the 13th state to establish a state...
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April 03, 2019 - 11:48 am
BOULDER CITY, NV (KXNT) - There were elections throughout parts of Southern Nevada on Tuesday. The unofficial final results for the primary have been counted. The top two candidates in the Mayoral race and top four in the Council race will advance to the General Election in June. In the three-...
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April 03, 2019 - 11:33 am
LAS VEGAS (KXNT) - Suicide is the 10th leading cause of death nationally, with over 47,000 Americans taking their life each year. On Saturday, April 6, the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) Nevada Chapter’s Out of the Darkness Community Walk will take place in Las Vegas to raise...
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April 02, 2019 - 3:19 pm
HENDERSON, NV (KXNT) - It's a program that's been around for a long time, and most of us can remember it from our high school days. Liberty High School seniors and juniors will get a realistic taste of the emotional and lasting consequences of drinking and driving during a two-day event for the...
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April 02, 2019 - 2:31 pm
LAS VEGAS (KXNT) - Marijuana is so prevalent in our society that it's even being taught at one Nevada college. The College of Southern Nevada presents three new courses this spring and summer to help the region’s entrepreneurs navigate the state’s newest thriving industry. “Cannabis 101” will focus...
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April 02, 2019 - 2:20 pm
ELY, NV (KXNT) - With the need for diesel mechanics growing in rural Nevada, the Nevada Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED) partnered with Great Basin College to create an elite technical education program in Ely to support the employment needs of the area’s industries. GOED used a...
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March 28, 2019 - 1:55 pm
HENDERSON, NV (KXNT) - Reading, writing, and arithmetic. Public schools in Henderson are doing a much better job on these subjects. A study of educational performance measures of Henderson public schools for the 2017-2018 academic year concluded that student outcomes have improved from the previous...
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March 28, 2019 - 11:46 am
CLARK COUNTY, NV (KXNT) - It's a road that's still in Southern Nevada, but no many people use the two-lane highway. The Nevada Department of Transportation (NDOT) will be crack sealing a 9-mile-stretch of east and westbound State Route 164, also known as Nipton Road, from April 1-18 in southwest...
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March 28, 2019 - 11:23 am
CARSON CITY, NV (KXNT) - Nevada Attorney General Aaron Ford announced that his Missing Children’s Clearinghouse recovered nine missing children this week. At the request of the Los Angeles Department of Children and Family Services, the children, ages six months to 12 years old, were recovered from...
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