The House last week approved legislation to discourage so-called “patent trolls” from filing frivolous lawsuits designed to prey on business innovators.
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Government will become a bit richer next year in Nevada because the governor signed a sales tax collection agreement with Amazon.com.
Transportation officials at Lake Tahoe are hoping that by the summer of 2016 they’ll have a pair of 120-passenger ferries shuttling tourists and locals alike between the south shore and the north shore in less than a half hour.
Nevada judge charged in bicyclist’s death
Student fees are going up next year for undergraduates at the University of Nevada, Reno to help pay for construction of a new $46 million fitness center for students, faculty and staff.
Gov. Brian Sandoval joined Chuck Harton of the Navy League Reno Council to place a wreath on the USS Nevada memorial Friday in Carson City in honor of today’s 72nd anniversary of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor that brought the U.S. into World War II.
A kindergarten teacher at Havasupai Elementary School texted an undercover narcotics officer Friday before leaving the school on a break to sell him drugs, according to police in Lake Havasu City, Ariz.
Nevadans advocating for a takeover of some of the 84 percent of the state land now controlled by the federal government to help with job creation and economic development heard conflicting legal views on the controversial topic Friday.
The need for a final beer didn’t prevent the surprise arrest of a bank robbery suspect in northwestern Arizona on Thursday.
A sentencing turned combustive Friday when the defendant’s angry husband dropped an F-bomb and stormed out of the courtroom as his wife complained about getting jail time for the drowning of her foster baby.