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State, Clark County tangle over medical pot

Nearly half of the 18 medical marijuana dispensary applications that Clark County commissioners approved have an uncertain fate, as they failed to win state support. The development has brought about frustration and unanswered questions among county officials and applicants who are now in limbo.

Nevada PERS retirement funding rate improves

The funded ratio of Nevada’s public employee retirement plan improved in fiscal year 2014 over 2013 and now stands at 71.5 percent fully funded, an analysis from an independent actuary shows.

Nevada has top share of unauthorized immigrants

The number of immigrants who are in Nevada illegally dropped by about 20,000 people from 2009 to 2012. But Nevada still has the largest share of any state of unauthorized immigrants in its total population, according to a new report from the Pew Research Center.

Nevada man who killed as a teen paroled

A Nevada prison inmate serving time for a Las Vegas murder he committed as a 14-year-old in 1998 won a pardon Tuesday that will make him eligible for mandatory parole in January.

Amodei says no plans to run for Senate

Another Nevada Republican took himself out of the running Tuesday for U.S. Senate in 2016. Rep. Mark Amodei said he does not plan to challenge incumbent Democrat Sen. Harry Reid.

Indiana artist wins Nevada duck stamp contest

An Indiana wildlife artist’s painting of geese will grace the annual Nevada Duck Stamp after he won a statewide contest for the fifth time.