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Special legislative session advocated for water rights

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The Nevada Legislature should be called into special session soon to clarify confusion created by the Nevada Supreme Court on thousands of water rights, say advocates for homebuilders, organized labor and the Southern Nevada Water Authority.

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on Mar 19, 2010 at 05:21 AM

Horrific Research Monkey Deaths Prompt Calls For Crackdown

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SPARKS, Nev. — Workers at a Nevada research lab were checking on a primate room when they came across a ghastly sight: Thirty dead monkeys...

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on Mar 18, 2010 at 05:51 AM

Transportation projects -- Bill redirects federal funds

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Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid fulfilled a promise Wednesday by redirecting $45 million originally set aside to build a magnetic levitation train between Las Vegas and the Los Angeles area.

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on Mar 18, 2010 at 04:50 AM

Nevada Officials Hope Bald Eagles Draw Tourists

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Bald eagles show up each year in Nevada's Carson Valley during calving season. They come not for the majestic views, but for the nutritious afterbirth. Now, local leaders are using the bird influx to lure tourists to the area and help the region's economy.

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on Mar 17, 2010 at 10:20 PM

Nevada part of appliance rebate plan

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Nevada is among about three dozen states that soon will offer you a rebate of as much as $200 if you trade in your clunky old clothes washer, refrigerator, freezer or dishwasher for a more efficient model.

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on Mar 16, 2010 at 05:21 AM

Clean Water Coalition will sue state to keep $62 million targeted by lawmakers

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Arguing that state legislators had no constitutional right to take $62 million collected to build a pipeline into Lake Mead, the Clean Water Coalition decided today to sue the state to keep the money.

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on Mar 12, 2010 at 05:20 AM

Plant to bring green-job windfall

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Southern Nevada, long in the hunt for a new source of jobs and for companies that can boost the state's stature in the renewable energy industry, can claim both with Thursday's announcement that an international manufacturer of wind turbines plans to establish its first American plant here.

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on Mar 12, 2010 at 05:20 AM

Sen. Reid helps win wind turbine plant for Nevada

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Production and assembly factory producing 1,100-megawatts worth of turbines annually will create 1,000 permanent jobs for the state. Originally posted at Planetary Gear

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on Mar 11, 2010 at 09:50 AM

Windfall needed to wipe out invasive species

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Everyone agrees that Southern Nevada needs to get rid of the quagga mussels that threaten to ruin Lake Mead, the foreign grasses that fuel wildfires and salt cedars that steal precious water and choke out native wetland vegetation.

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on Mar 11, 2010 at 05:20 AM

Companies announce plans for wind turbine manufacturing plant

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A consortium of companies announced plans today to develop a plant in the Las Vegas area that would employ about 1,000 people for manufacturing wind turbines.

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on Mar 11, 2010 at 05:20 AM