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EPA Announces $4.8 Million for Environmental Improvements on Tribal Lands in Nevada (NV)

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SAN FRANCISCO ? The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced $4.8 million in funding to invest in Nevada tribes for environmental programs, water infrastructure development, community education and capacity building. The announcement was made at the 22nd Annual Regional Tribal Conferenc...

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on Oct 15, 2014 at 07:20 PM
First gay marriage license ...

First gay marriage license issued in Nevada; some states push back

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By Sandra Chereb and Harriet McLeod CARSON CITY Nev./CHARLESTON S.C. (Reuters) - Nevada issued its first marriage license to a gay couple on Thursday as a district judge lifted the final hurdle to same-sex matrimony in the state, hours after a conservative group withdrew a last-ditch effort to block the change. The move came as hurdles to gay marriage fell in West Virginia even as other states ...

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on Oct 10, 2014 at 12:50 AM

EPA Announces $19.4 Million to Improve Water Quality, Infrastructure in Nevada (NV)

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SAN FRANCISCO ?The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced $19.4 million in funding to invest in Nevada for statewide improvement in local water infrastructure and the reduction of water pollution. ?In the last 26 years, EPA has provided over $366 million in funding for Nevada water...

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on Oct 09, 2014 at 09:55 PM
Art + Environment Conferenc...

Art + Environment Conference Kicks Off This Weekend at the Nevada Museum of Art

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Artists and scholars from around the world will convene in Reno, Nevada this weekend for the 2014 Art + Environment Conference, which is hosted by the Nevada Museum of Art. Conference attendees will explore artistic responses to some of the world's most pressing

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on Oct 08, 2014 at 04:23 AM
Nevada 'Dumpster Puppies' C...

Nevada 'Dumpster Puppies' Celebrate First Year Of Life Thanks To Good Samaritan

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Fifteen months ago, an unknown person left a litter of 10 Doberman mix puppies for dead, abandoning them in a dumpster behind a gas station before they even had their first meals.A good Samaritan who stumbled upon the hours-old pups whisked them to Western Nevada's Pet Network Humane Society, where, thanks to vigilant care, six of the animals survived. This weekend, all six celebrated their fir...

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on Sep 30, 2014 at 09:50 PM
Police: 41 dogs dead in Las...

Police: 41 dogs dead in Las Vegas house fire

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At least 41 dogs died and 52 survived in a weekend fire at a small home owned by a city councilman in a suburb of Las Vegas, authorities said Monday.

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on Sep 29, 2014 at 06:50 PM
Virtue Launches Pedalist Ve...

Virtue Launches Pedalist Velomobile in Las Vegas

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Virtue just released a 200 lb. enclosed bicycle that doesn't do much to protect you from puddles or overflowing sewer grates, but it sure does look cool!The post Virtue Launches Pedalist Velomobile in Las Vegas appeared first on Gas 2.

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on Sep 13, 2014 at 01:20 PM

Torrential rains cause over $1 million worth of damage in Nevada county

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(Reuters) - Torrential rains that drenched much of the U.S. Southwest and killed two women earlier this week caused more than $1 million worth of damage to roadways in a Nevada county, officials said on Thursday.

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on Sep 13, 2014 at 12:20 PM

Nevada lawmakers consider $1.3 billion in tax breaks for electric car maker

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CARSON CITY Nevada (Reuters) - Nevada lawmakers on Thursday moved forward a package of bills to provide $1.3 billion in tax breaks and other incentives to Tesla Motors, taking crucial steps toward clinching a deal for the electric car company to build a massive factory in the state.

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on Sep 12, 2014 at 02:20 AM
Tesla Unveils Ultra Efficie...

Tesla Unveils Ultra Efficient Diamond-Shaped Design for Nevada Gigafactory

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After last week's leak finally revealed that Tesla Motors' new Gigafactory is to be built in Nevada, the company confirmed the news late last week and released a new image of the proposed design. In a joint announcement with Nevada governor Brian Sandoval,

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on Sep 08, 2014 at 04:21 PM