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Energy measures deserve support

Thu, 25 May 2017 13:28:48 GMT

Our elected state representatives have the opportunity to make Nevada the nation's solar energy leader, creating jobs and generating other benefits for Nevada and the nation. They are about to vote on the bills needed to realize this goal.




Net gain

Thu, 25 May 2017 08:59:01 GMT

The Nevada Assembly voted 38-2-2 for Assembly Bill 405, which establishes a net metering adjustment charge to reimburse rooftop-customers for excess solar at 95 percent of the retail rate, to a 6 percent threshold. Previously, solar users were reimbursed at the full retail rate, so this comes near to restoring them to their previous status.




O.J. Simpson May Be Released From Prison As Early As October

Thu, 25 May 2017 04:39:02 GMT

The 70-year-old former NFL star is up for parole in July, which if granted, would have him out by October. Simpson is serving a nine to 33-year sentence at the Lovelock Correctional Center in Nevada for first degree kidnapping, armed robbery and conspiracy to commit a violent crime after authorities say he robbed several men at a Las Vegas casino hotel room in 2007.




HomeAid Southern Nevadaa s Back to School Success Drive Benefits Project 150

Thu, 25 May 2017 00:11:26 GMT

HomeAid Southern Nevada will host its month-long Back to School Success Drive from June 26 through July 31, collecting school supplies and personal hygiene items for Project 150, a local nonprofit that helps homeless, displaced and disadvantaged high school students.




Nevada Center for Advanced Mobility and Nexar Announce Partnership to ...

Wed, 24 May 2017 19:23:11 GMT

Nevada Center for Advanced Mobility and Nexar Announce Partnership to Create First Statewide Vehicle-to-Vehicle Network in the Country The Nevada Center for Advanced Mobility and Nexar - a technology company providing the world's first vehicle-to-vehicle network for preventing road collisions and enabling autonomous mobility - today announced a strategic partnership that will create the first statewide vehicle-to-vehicle network in the country.




GOP senators knock Trump's budget proposal

Wed, 24 May 2017 01:09:54 GMT

Dean Heller GOP senators knock Trump's budget proposal House panel beefs up tax staff A lifeboat for flood insurance: Roll back out-of-date government 'safety net' MORE , the most vulnerable GOP senator up for reelection in 2018, blasted Trump's fiscal year 2018 budget as "anti-Nevada." "From slashing funding for important public lands programs to its renewed effort to revive the Yucca Mountain nuclear waste repository, the President's budget request contains several anti-Nevada provisions," he said in a statement.




More

Tue, 23 May 2017 20:06:14 GMT

Governor Brian Sandoval on Monday hosted community advocates, law enforcement officials, members of the Legislature and their invited guests in his office for the signing of several bills. The Governor has signed 73 bills into law with 22 receiving final approval today.




At the bar, a pair of Vegas casino giants use tech to up the ante for free drinks

Tue, 23 May 2017 15:19:49 GMT

Select properties in Nevada, including Las Vegas, are no longer providing gratis cocktails to bar patrons who are drinking and yakking more than drinking and gambling. The free drinks at casinos make everyone feel like a winner.




Nevada Public Utilities Commissioner Resigns From Post

Tue, 23 May 2017 10:25:18 GMT

Nevada Public Utilities Commissioner Paul Thomsen has resigned from his position. His late official day was on Monday, May 15th.




O.J. Simpson faces parole hearing after spending nearly a decade in a Nevada prison

Tue, 23 May 2017 05:53:16 GMT

Former football star-turned-actor O.J. Simpson could be released this year on parole after spending nearly a decade behind bars at a prison 90 miles east of Reno. O.J. Simpson faces parole hearing after spending nearly a decade in a Nevada prison Former football star-turned-actor O.J. Simpson could be released this year on parole after spending nearly a decade behind bars at a prison 90 miles east of Reno.




Nevada to allow young soldiers to carry concealed weapons

Tue, 23 May 2017 03:41:46 GMT

Nevada is lowering the age requirement for permits to carry concealed weapons to 18 for active-duty soldiers and honorably discharged veterans. The special exemption for young military members and veterans takes effect immediately under the bill Republican Gov. Brian Sandoval signed into law on Monday.




Campaign Urges Nevada Drivers To 'Love' Construction Cones

Mon, 22 May 2017 23:13:41 GMT

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O.J. Simpson could be paroled in July

Mon, 22 May 2017 23:13:40 GMT

File photo of O. J. Simpson sitting in the Superior Court in Los Angeles on 8 Dec 1994. The former NFL star will be up for parole in July, the Nevada Department of Corrections said on Monday , although a date for the hearing has not yet been set.




Las Vegas Stadium Authority OKs budget

Mon, 22 May 2017 18:44:12 GMT

Steve Hill, Chairman of The Las Vegas Stadium Authority, speaks during a meeting to finalize plans for a $1.9 billion stadium for the Oakland Raiders, Thursday March 9, 2017. With its heavy lifting done on the Raiders stadium lease, the Las Vegas Stadium Authority attended to procedure this morning, unanimously approving its budget for the upcoming fiscal year.




States Getting More Active on Autonomous Vehicle Rules, Says PCI Director

Mon, 22 May 2017 14:10:03 GMT

Thinking about the rules of the road for a time when autonomous vehicles dominate the landscape is probably like envisioning a horseless carriage on the plains of the Old West. But that won't stop Bob Passmore, senior director of personal lines for the Property Casualty Insurers Association of America, from trying.




Nevada's nuclear dilemma: Inside the reignited fight over Yucca Mountain

Mon, 22 May 2017 09:41:25 GMT

Participants in a 2015 congressional tour of Yucca Mountain enter the project's south portal. The site is near the Nevada town of Mercury, about 90 miles northwest of Las Vegas.




Nevada's Green Rush: From Vote to Pot Sales in Record Time

Mon, 22 May 2017 05:19:08 GMT

Recreational marijuana sellers will be open for business on July 1-blazing speed when it comes to states' post-election legalization efforts. How did the home of Sin City do it? That's not high -perbole, either.