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Global conference in Nevada focuses on mountains

(via www.sacbee.com)

More than 170 scientists from around the world gathered in Reno for what organizers billed as a first-of-its-kind conference to discuss global monitoring systems for mountain environments.

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on Jul 21, 2014 at 03:20 AM
Nevada Approves Oil and Gas...

Nevada Approves Oil and Gas Development in Priority Sage Grouse Habitat

(via switchboard.nrdc.org)

Amanda Jahshan, Wildlife Energy Conservation Fellow, Bozeman, MT:Federal land managers recently approved an oil and gas project involving fracking in northeast Nevada.  The specific location of this project was previously identified by state wildlife officials as the most important habitat for the greater sage grouse, a...

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on Jun 23, 2014 at 09:50 PM
AP PHOTOS: Miss Nevada crow...

AP PHOTOS: Miss Nevada crowned as Miss USA

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A 24-year-old from Las Vegas, Nevada, was crowned as the 63rd Miss USA in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

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on Jun 09, 2014 at 02:51 PM
2 officers, bystander kille...

2 officers, bystander killed in Las Vegas ambush

(via news.yahoo.com)

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Two police officers were having lunch at a strip mall pizza buffet when a man and a woman fatally shot them in a point-blank ambush, then fled to a nearby Wal-Mart where they killed a third person and then themselves in an apparent suicide pact, authorities said.

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on Jun 09, 2014 at 02:50 PM
Miss Nevada crowned new Mis...

Miss Nevada crowned new Miss USA

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Nia Sanchez, a fourth-degree black belt in martial arts, is the 63rd Miss USA.

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on Jun 09, 2014 at 03:50 AM
2 officers, 3 others dead i...

2 officers, 3 others dead in Las Vegas shooting

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Authorities say two suspects shot and killed two police officers at a Las Vegas eatery Sunday before fatally shooting a third person and killing themselves inside a nearby Walmart.

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on Jun 08, 2014 at 11:50 PM
5 dead in Las Vegas shooting

5 dead in Las Vegas shooting

(via news.yahoo.com)

Two suspects entered a pizza parlor and fatally shot two officers before killing a civilian.

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on Jun 08, 2014 at 10:50 PM
3 dead in Las Vegas shooting

3 dead in Las Vegas shooting

(via news.yahoo.com)

Police say two suspects shot two officers at a pizza parlor before fatally shooting a person.

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on Jun 08, 2014 at 10:20 PM

Nevada Counties awarded $1.2 million in Brownfields Grants (NV)

(via yosemite.epa.gov)

Funding will revitalize communities by cleaning up and redeveloping contaminated sites WASHINGTON- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced today the Northern Nevada Development Authority and Nye County will be one of 171 communities nationwide receiving brownfields funding to clean ...

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on May 28, 2014 at 05:50 PM
Las Vegas Water Czar Warns ...

Las Vegas Water Czar Warns Other U.S. Cities to Gear Up for Climate Change

(via inhabitat.com)

Former “water empress” Patricia Mulroy knows a thing or two about the effects of climate change. As the former head of the Southern Nevada Water Authority, she was forced to deal with drought and water shortages that were unprecedented. Greg Hanscom at

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on May 27, 2014 at 06:51 PM