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Obama to unveil immigration...

Obama to unveil immigration plan Friday, visit Las Vegas -reports

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama will unveil his executive order aimed at making changes to the country's immigration system on Friday during a trip to Las Vegas, according to media reports. CNBC, citing sources, said Obama would lay out his immigration plan during the visit. He also could give an outline of the order on Thursday and add details in Las Vegas on Friday, the net...

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on Nov 19, 2014 at 03:50 PM

Earthquake swarm in remote Nevada region intensifies

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(Reuters) - An earthquake swarm that started rocking a secluded region in northwest Nevada this summer intensified over the past week, geology officials said on Wednesday.

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on Nov 13, 2014 at 07:50 AM
Nevada Poachers Face Trial ...

Nevada Poachers Face Trial Charged As 'Serial Wildlife Killers'

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By Laura Zuckerman Nov 10 (Reuters) - Three men convicted of state hunting violations in Nevada now face trial on federal charges stemming from a poaching ring that saw untold numbers of deer, antelope, birds and other wildlife killed illegally across Nevada, game officials said on Monday. Authorities uncovered the poaching ring after one of the defendants pos...

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on Nov 11, 2014 at 01:50 PM

Nevada poachers face trial charged as 'serial wildlife killers'

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(Reuters) - Three men convicted of state hunting violations in Nevada now face trial on federal charges stemming from a poaching ring that saw untold numbers of deer, antelope, birds and other wildlife killed illegally across Nevada, game officials said on Monday.

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on Nov 11, 2014 at 02:20 AM
Nevada Earthquake Swarm Inc...

Nevada Earthquake Swarm Increases Chance Of Larger Quake

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Nov 8 (Reuters) - An earthquake swarm that began in a secluded northwest Nevada region this summer has grown more intense in recent days, increasing the chance of a large quake occurring, geology officials said. The activity is centered just off the state's northwest border, some 40 miles (64 km) southeast of Lakeview, Oregon, and started July 12, the Nevada Seismological La...

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on Nov 08, 2014 at 06:20 PM

Nevada earthquake swarm increases chance of larger quake

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(Reuters) - An earthquake swarm that began in a secluded northwest Nevada region this summer has grown more intense in recent days, increasing the chance of a large quake occurring, geology officials said.

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on Nov 08, 2014 at 09:50 AM
MGM Installs the Largest Ro...

MGM Installs the Largest Rooftop Solar Array in the US and it Only Powers 1/5 of the Hotel

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When you think Las Vegas you might not think about sustainability, but that’s all starting to change - in a big way. MGM Resorts announced that it has installed the largest rooftop solar array in the US - the second biggest in the entire world - on top of

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on Oct 24, 2014 at 11:20 AM

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