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The Self-Driving Car Wars Have Begun: Waymo Sues Uber For Stealing Design Of LiDAR System

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 13:17:10 GMT

Every automaker and car start-up is working on the same technology right now, and now two tech behemoths are pitted against one another. Waymo , the self-driving car project of Google, filed a lawsuit on Thursday against Uber , alleging one of its former employees stole the proprietary design of its self-driving car system.




Fundraiser for Austin's House, Children's Emergency Shelter

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 09:18:26 GMT

Austin's House, a children's emergency shelter in northern Nevada that serves all rural counties is holding its annual fundraiser, Cowboy Mardi Gras. Cowboy Mardi Gras will be held Friday, February 24, at the Carson Valley Inn in Minden from 6pm to 10pm.




Next phase of scenic loop road work set to start at Red Rock Canyon

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 05:24:33 GMT

A bicyclist rides near a construction zone on the scenic loop at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area on June 23, 2015. More road work on the 13-mile loop gets underway next week.




Nevada Lawmaker Attacks Expected Justice Legalized Pot Crackdown

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 01:10:50 GMT

Listen Live Welcome to KXNT News/Talk 840 AM KXNT NewsRadio 840 AM is dedicated to being the dominant information [...] CBS Sports Radio 1140 CBS Sports Radio 1140 and 107.5-3 FM HD3 7255 South Tenaya Way Suite 100 Las Vegas, NV 89113 Business Office: 702-889-7397 Business Fax: 702-889-7373 CONTACTS: Maureen Pulicella, [...] Nevada Lawmaker Attacks Expected Justice Legalized Pot Crackdown The Justice Department will step up enforcement of federal law against recreational marijuana, White House spokesman Sean Spicer said Thursday, offering the Trump administration's strongest indication to date of a looming crackdown on the drug, even as a solid majority of Americans believe it should be legal.




Spicer statements allude to federal crackdown on recreational marijuana states such as Nevada

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 01:10:49 GMT

Marijuana bud options for sale at Native Roots Dispensary in Denver, Wednesday, Aug. 31, 2016. @elipagephoto Attorney General Sen. Jeff Sessions, R-Ala., leaves his office on Capitol Hill in Washington early Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2017.




Nevada Company Fined $9.5M for Gulf of Mexico Incidents

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 01:10:48 GMT

Listen Live Welcome to KXNT News/Talk 840 AM KXNT NewsRadio 840 AM is dedicated to being the dominant information [...] CBS Sports Radio 1140 CBS Sports Radio 1140 and 107.5-3 FM HD3 7255 South Tenaya Way Suite 100 Las Vegas, NV 89113 Business Office: 702-889-7397 Business Fax: 702-889-7373 CONTACTS: Maureen Pulicella, [...] Nevada Lawmaker Attacks Expected Justice Legalized Pot Crackdown The Justice Department will step up enforcement of federal law against recreational marijuana, White House spokesman Sean Spicer said Thursday, offering the Trump administration's strongest indication to date of a looming crackdown on the drug, even as a solid majority of Americans believe it should be legal.




Nevada Republican wants more time for assaulted kids to sue

Thu, 23 Feb 2017 23:03:34 GMT

Republican Assemblywoman Lisa Krasner of Reno said Thursday that victims deserve longer to realize what happened to them as children was wrong and seek compensation. After a person turns 18, they would have 20 years to file a civil suit against their assaulter under Krasner's bill.




Costs complicate Nevada bill to certify equal-pay businesses

Thu, 23 Feb 2017 20:52:34 GMT

It's been a rocky start at the Nevada Legislature for a Democratic proposal to identify government contractors who pay men and women the same rates for substantially similar work. Assemblywoman Ellen Spiegel says she's brainstorming various ways to incentivize companies to follow existing equal-pay laws after outcry that her proposal would be expensive, complicated and burdensome.




View Press Release

Thu, 23 Feb 2017 16:20:18 GMT

Through its focus on cervical cancer screenings, smoking cessation, hands-only CPR training and active lifestyles, the Foundation is partnering with organizations that are setting the standard when it comes to innovative programs, which offer long-term solutions. In Nevada, the Foundation provided nearly $620,000 in grants.




ERA returns, sort of

Thu, 23 Feb 2017 11:47:48 GMT

The Nevada Senate Legislative Operations and Elections Committee this week held a hearing on a measure that, if enacted, would have no legal effect. The resolution purports to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment, which was sent to the states by Congress in 1972 and was defeated after it failed to win the required 38 state ratifications by the 1982 deadline.




Storm Watch: School Delays, Chain Controls and Weather Advisories

Thu, 23 Feb 2017 07:37:16 GMT

School Closures and Delays: There are a number of school delays you'll want to be aware of Wednesday morning. All Washoe County schools are on a 2-hour delay Wednesday morning.




Nevada drone industry edges closer to commercial delivery

Thu, 23 Feb 2017 03:27:31 GMT

The Drone America Savant unmanned aircraft on its historic 39-mile package delivery flight over Walker Lake, Nevada on Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2017. The Nevada team poses for a photo immediately after the historic Package Delivery on Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2017.




Nevada-based Consortium using Drone America UAV Completes First...

Thu, 23 Feb 2017 03:27:30 GMT

The backdrop was an urban environment set among the scenic area of -headquartered Drone America flight team flying more than 39 miles to deliver a package to the Hawthorne Industrial Airport in the This record-setting beyond line of sight mission was flown under the Nevada UAS Test Site's FAA Certificate of Authorization and led by the Nevada Institute for Autonomous Systems, which manages the FAA-designated Nevada UAS Test Site on behalf of the Governor's Office of Economic Development .




Nevada Republicans bicker in audit committee

Thu, 23 Feb 2017 03:27:29 GMT

Nevada Treasurer Dan Schwartz, a member of Executive Branch Audit Committee, asked on Wednesday for an audit of the Governor's Office of Economic Development. The office played a role in luring large employers like electric car maker Faraday Future and Tesla to Nevada, using tools like incentives and tax abatements.




Nevada Partnership For Homeless Youth Helping 14,000 Kids

Wed, 22 Feb 2017 23:04:50 GMT

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Nevada Fastest Improving State In Nation On AP Exam

Wed, 22 Feb 2017 23:04:49 GMT

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US Marshals arrest fugitive wanted for 2011 sexual assault in Sparks

Wed, 22 Feb 2017 23:04:48 GMT

A man wanted for a string of crimes in Sparks has been arrested in Mexico, according to the U.S. Marshals Service. According to authorities, the U.S. Marshals, with the help of the Government of Mexico, found and arrested Alfredo Lomeli-Garcia last week in Zacapu, Michoacan, Mexico on a provisional warrant issued out of the District of Nevada.