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Downtown Las Vegas: A Surprising Hub of Sustainable Thinking

(via www.triplepundit.com)

In this video, I talk to the city's CSO, Tom Perrigo as well as visit with SHIFT, one of the many startups funded by the Downtown Project.

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on Aug 14, 2014 at 08:20 AM
Hearing postponed for Nevad...

Hearing postponed for Nevada dog decapitation suspect

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Woman gave her Chihuahuas to young man after she could no longer care for them.

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on Aug 14, 2014 at 06:51 AM
Dramatic Flood Rescue Near ...

Dramatic Flood Rescue Near Las Vegas Caught On Video

(via www.huffingtonpost.com)

A dramatic scene unfolded near Las Vegas on Monday when several vehicles became stuck in rising floodwaters.Amateur photographer Doug Bennett was filming a Crown Victoria stuck in the water on Highway 95. The driver had escaped the vehicle, but as the waters rose, the car began to float toward a swamped Prius with an elderly couple trapped inside.Bennett told FOX5 Las Vegas that a group of airm...

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on Aug 06, 2014 at 08:20 AM
Zappos Billionaire is Trans...

Zappos Billionaire is Transforming Downtown Las Vegas into a Sustainable Urban Center

(via inhabitat.com)

Back in the 1940s, an entrepreneur named Bugsy Siegel had big dreams for a shimmering oasis in the heart of the Mojave desert, and from his vision, the Las Vegas as we know it today was born. 70 years later the heart of the city is crumbling, but another visionary

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on Jul 31, 2014 at 03:20 PM

Global conference in Nevada focuses on mountains

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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

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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

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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