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Group drops effort to repeal Nev. commerce tax
  • Nev. lawmakers discuss potential rules for the road

    By Art Marroquin, Las Vegas Review-Journal Making room for bicyclists, the potential impact of recreational marijuana and cellphone use while driving are among hot-button transportation topics that could be discussed when the Legislature meets in February, several Nevada lawmakers said Tuesday. The aim, they said, is to create laws that will bring the 326 fatalities […]

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  • Study: Vegetation moving to adapt to climate

    By Lake Tahoe News Trees once found at lower elevations are moving higher in an attempt to adapt to climate change. These are the findings of a study done by researchers at UC Davis. The report was published this week in the “California Fish and Game” 2016 winter issue. Signature tree species in the high […]

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  • Pinnacles Park — A peak experience

    Publisher’s note: This is one in a series of stories about the National Park Service, which is celebrating its 100th anniversary in 2016. By Susan Wood PINNACLES NATIONAL PARK — Whatever your penchant for an ideal national park, Pinnacles ranks as the most recently inducted. It was established as a national monument by President Theodore Roosevelt […]

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  • Group drops effort to repeal Nev. commerce tax

    By Megan Messerly, Las Vegas Sun A conservative group fighting for a repeal of a tax passed by the Nevada Legislature last session announced Wednesday that it is suspending its efforts. The move comes just two weeks after the Nevada Supreme Court threw out more than 20,000 signatures to get the repeal on the ballot after […]

  • USDA adds warning label on beef

    By Lydia Zuraw, Kaiser Health News A new label on some of the steaks in your grocery store highlights a production process you may have never heard of: mechanical tenderizing. This means the beef has been punctured with blades or needles to break down the muscle fibers and make it easier to chew. But it also […]

  • Nev. lawmakers discuss potential rules for the road

    By Art Marroquin, Las Vegas Review-Journal Making room for bicyclists, the potential impact of recreational marijuana and cellphone use while driving are among hot-button transportation topics that could be discussed when the Legislature meets in February, several Nevada lawmakers said Tuesday. The aim, they said, is to create laws that will bring the 326 fatalities […]

  • Nevada approves energy-storing train

    By David Z. Morris, Fortune One of the biggest challenges of the shift to renewable energy like solar and wind is energy storage. The wind or sun don’t always generate power exactly when it’s needed, so infrastructure needs to bridge the gap. Batteries are the most frequently discussed solution, but there are other options out there, […]

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