Parents, educators and researchers will have to wait a bit longer before state officials release a series of reports about students and the workforce as part of the debut of a first-of-its-kind database in Nevada.
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CARSON CITY — Nevada has 243 tax exemptions that have an impact the state budget that are worth about $2.2 billion a year, according to a Monday report by the state Department of Taxation.
Washington voters decisively backed expanded background checks for guns, a victory for advocates of stricter gun laws who say they will use the momentum from this win to pursue similar measures in other states, including Nevada.
In a stunning election, Nevada Republicans swept top state offices Tuesday and ousted U.S. Rep. Steven Horsford, D-Nev., as they took control of the state Senate and the Assembly in a low-turnout election marked by greater GOP enthusiasm and Democratic disaffection.
A Bullhead City woman told a Mohave County judge Tuesday she won’t feel safe if a police sergeant accused of raping her and trying to assault another woman is released on bail.
An inmate was found dead in an apparent suicide at Northern Nevada Correctional Center, the Nevada Department of Corrections said Tuesday.
The Bureau of Land Management is warning motorists to watch out for burros on the roads around Red Rock Canyon, as the end of daylight saving time can lead to a spike in deadly collisions.
CARSON CITY - An attorney for the conservative group Citizen Outreach told the Nevada Supreme Court on Monday that because political flyers distributed by the group criticizing a former lawmaker in 2010 did not contain the words “vote for” or “vote against,” they did not qualify as express advocacy requiring the reporting of who paid for them.
The Nevada Transportation Authority late Thursday unanimously supported Attorney General Catherine Cortez Masto’s strategy to take legal action against illegal passenger carrier activity in the state.
WOODLAND, Calif. — California’s deepening drought is shrinking its rice harvest, and that’s bad news for farmers, migratory birds and sushi lovers.
In every key Nevada race, Republicans have cast more early-voting ballots than Democrats ahead of today’s rally starring former President Bill Clinton, who is being brought in by Nevada Democrats who hope the “comeback kid” can boost party turnout and head off a GOP sweep of state offices.
A science museum was issued two citations after a tornado demonstration led to a flash fire that injured 13 people, a Nevada state official said Monday.
A series of colorful, eerie faces painted on rocks in some of the West’s most famously picturesque landscapes has sparked an investigation by the National Park Service and a furor online.
California Proposition 48 is several tribes vs. the North Fork Rancheria Band of Mono Indians and Station Casinos. The measure could determine if North Fork can move forward with a $350 million casino complex in the town of Madera.
Lucy Flores has run 26.2-mile marathons five times.
U.S. Rep. Joe Heck and other GOP lawmakers are responsible for the Ebola crisis because federal budget cuts have crippled the ability of the government and hospitals to deal with an infectious disease outbreak, Erin Bilbray, the Democrat challenging Heck, charged Monday.
An unattended pot on a stove caused a fire that sent two people to a hospital in Mesquite Saturday.
Federal land managers say their preferred plan to manage 3.1 million acres of public land in southern Nevada would balance resource development and protection.
The State Transportation Board on Monday unanimously approved a $70 million design-build project for State Highway 439, also known as USA Parkway east of Reno in Storey and Lyon counties.
Tuesday is the last day for Nevadans to register to vote if they want to cast a ballot in the Nov. 4 general election.
RENO — The proposed 2 percent tax on business revenues facing Nevada voters has become one of the most expensive ballot questions in state history.
Charles R. “Charlie” Waters Jr., a veteran newspaperman, died Wednesday at his home in Henderson after a battle with lung cancer. He was 66.
CARSON CITY - In a letter signed by Gov. Brian Sandoval, the Western Governors Association is criticizing a proposed U.S. Forest Service directive that seeks significant changes to water policy without their involvement.