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Cats being flown to Nevada from California in fire aftermath

Sat, 20 Jan 2018 21:40:27 GMT

Animal welfare groups aim to provide new homes in Nevada for dozens of cats being transported from California to free up space in shelters in that state for other animals made homeless due to wildfires. Nevada Humane Society spokesman Kimberly Wade says over 50 cats will arrive Sunday in Reno after arriving from Ventura, California, on a Wings of Rescue flight.




Sex ed, guns spark spirited debates

Sat, 20 Jan 2018 10:09:03 GMT

Student representative Isabella Del Castillo of Desert Oasis High School during the 61st annual Las Vegas Sun Youth Forum at the Las Vegas Convention Center Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2017. Editor's note: About 1,000 students from high schools throughout Southern Nevada participated in the 61st annual Sun Youth Forum on Nov. 8. The students were divided into groups to discuss a variety of topics.




The Latest: Record precipitation in north-central Nevada

Sat, 20 Jan 2018 07:53:20 GMT

The Latest on the winter storm that dropped about a foot of new snow in the Sierra : A winter storm moving into eastern Nevada after dumping a foot of snow in the Sierra has set a precipitation record in the north-central part of the state. The National Weather Service reported Friday the liquid equivalent of .41 inches recorded at the Eureka Airport about 250 miles east of Reno broke the old record of 0.3 set in 1983.




Food leads the manufacturing pack in Southern Nevada

Sat, 20 Jan 2018 03:32:03 GMT

Tortilla chips are weighed in the R.W. Garcia factory in Las Vegas on Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018. Patrick Connolly Las Vegas Review-Journal @PConnPie Workers on the assembly line making tortilla chips in the R.W. Garcia factory in Las Vegas on Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018.




Big Crowds Expected At Women's Marches In Vegas And Reno

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 22:54:43 GMT

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EDITORIAL: Mentally ill live in squalor under state program

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 18:20:16 GMT

An audit of a state program designed to help the mentally ill reveals that Nevada has a major problem - and it needs to be addressed immediately. The state Clinical Services Branch within the Division of Public and Behavioral Health receives millions in federal funds to provide various services, including a program to place mentally ill clients in "community homes" intended to provide a modicum of independence.




Women's Marches Across The Country Will Focus On The Vote

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 13:26:44 GMT

Hundreds of thousands gathered in Washington, D.C. on Jan. 21, 2017 for the Women's March. Organizers are rallying in Las Vegas this year.




Crews Secure Falling Power Pole Threat

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 11:09:22 GMT

The Nevada Department of Transportation says West McCarran Boulevard is reopened after concerns that a power line pole would topple over. Crews closed northbound lanes are closed to all traffic and southbound lanes at 4th Street for several hours.




Southern Nevada taxi ridership slumps for third straight year

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 06:35:09 GMT

Cab drivers pull into the taxi pick up lane at Caesars Palace hotel-casino in Las Vegas, Thursday, April 20, 2017. Gabriella Benavidez Las Vegas Review-Journal Ridership and revenue were down for a third consecutive year for Southern Nevada's taxicab companies, largely due to the increasing popularity of ride-hailing companies such as Uber and Lyft, taxi officials said Thursday.




5 measures will be on 2018 ballot in Nevada

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 06:35:08 GMT

From bolstering protections for crime victims to eliminating taxes on tampons and medical supplies, Nevadans this year will vote on a slew of new measures. Nevada Secretary of State Barbara Cegavske speaks during a 2016 press conference in Las Vegas.




Rosen votes for FISA

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 21:22:46 GMT

In a Jan. 11 vote, the U.S. House of Representatives approved reauthorization for the National Security Agency's warrantless surveillance program. There was a surprise in the vote for Nevadans - Democratic Rep. Jacky Rosen voted for reauthorization, joining Republican Rep. Mark Amodei.




Nevada economic group targets companies for tax abatements

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 16:36:51 GMT

Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval speaks during a Nevada Governor's Office of Economic Development board meeting in Las Vegas in 2015. In a 100,000 square-foot-facility 23 miles east of Reno, about 90 employees work to manufacture military grade weapons for all branches of the U.S. Department of Defense, and the equivalent departments in over 30 U.S.-allied countries.




Democrat-ordered study shows gun laws are working

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 14:03:45 GMT

For two-and-a-half years, the U.S. Government Accountability Office tried to find someone on the open internet who'd sell a firearm to a person not allowed to purchase a gun. It failed.




Let Freedom Ring

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 09:23:53 GMT

A disturbing report by the libertarian law firm Institute for Justice reveals that Nevada is second only to Hawaii in the number of occupational licenses needed to work in the state. Nevada demands a license for 75 lower income occupations, while Hawaii demands state licenses for 77 low income occupations.




How Republicans Plan to Turn Nevada Red in 2018

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 04:56:25 GMT

When it comes to branding a product and changing consumer habits these days. it's all about "targeted ads."




Apple CEO goes to Reno for groundbreaking of new warehouse

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 00:28:35 GMT

Reno Mayor Hillary Schieve, Apple CEO Tim Cook and Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval attend a groundbreaking ceremony on Wednesday, January 17, 2018. RENO - Apple CEO Tim Cook joined Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval and Reno Mayor Hillary Schieve at a groundbreaking ceremony Wednesday for a new $4 million warehouse in downtown Reno as the company announced plans to invest $350 billion in the U.S. economy over the next five years.




Tesla Motors Inc.'s Tax Breaks Top $150M in Nevada for Fiscal Year 2017

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 19:45:05 GMT

Tesla Motors Inc. enjoyed more than $150 million worth of Nevada tax breaks last fiscal year. CARSON CITY, Nev.