Updated: 12/22/2008 - School Closures and Changes
Updated: 12/22/2008 - School Closures and Changes
Posted: 12/16/2008 - A new study by the American Cancer Association shows cancer rates are decreasing across the board, except when it comes to incidence rates of lung cancer. In Nevada, health experts say the findings are especially troublesome, given our high number of smokers.
Posted: 12/15/2008 - Detroit automakers got public reassurance Monday from President George W. Bush that short-term government help for the industry is in the works and could come soon.
Posted: 12/15/2008 - Even as General Motors and the entire U.S. auto industry teeter on the edge of collapse, its major rivals are hardly celebrating. Toyota and other Japanese carmakers say the bankruptcy of any of Detroit's Big Three would spell serious trouble for them as well.
Updated: 05/09/2010 - A rape victim sobbed on the witness stand Wednesday as she identified her alleged attacker as the same Reno man accused of rape, murder and kidnapping in a series of assaults that terrorized a university campus a year ago.
Updated: 12/11/2008 - America's trade deficit has unexpectedly risen in October as a spreading global recession dampened sales of U.S. products overseas and the volume of oil imports surged by a record amount. The deficit with China has jumped to an all-time high.
Updated: 12/11/2008 - The staircase that served as an escape route for people fleeing the World Trade Center on Sept. 11 is being moved for the last time at ground zero.
Posted: 12/10/2008 - A Democratic official says Presidential-elect Barack Obama has selected a deputy mayor of Los Angeles to lead the White House Council on Environmental Quality.
Updated: 12/09/2008 - At least three of the four former co-defendants who took plea deals and testified against O.J. Simpson in his kidnapping and armed robbery trial could get probation at their sentencing on Tuesday, lawyers for the men said.
Updated: 12/09/2008 - An arraignment has been set for Jan. 6 in federal court in Reno for four employees of the Truckee Carson Irrigation District indicted on charges of falsifying records to secure additional water supplies from the U.S. government.
Updated: 12/05/2008 - An industry group says a record 1 in 10 American homeowners with a mortgage were either at least a month behind on their payments or in foreclosure at the end of September as the source of housing market pressure shifted to the crumbling U.S. economy.
Updated: 12/03/2008 - O.J. Simpson and a co-defendant face a recommended 18 years in prison in the gunpoint robbery and kidnapping of two sports memorabilia dealers, according to defense briefs and Simpson's lawyer.
Updated: 12/03/2008 - The City Council was expected to vote Wednesday on The Los Angeles Zoo's huge, and hugely expensive, new elephant enclosure, which planners have hoped would be a haven but high-profile opponents say is just another pen.
Posted: 12/03/2008 - An independent report on American higher education gives mostly failing grades to Nevada.
Posted: 12/02/2008 - A lawyer for environmentalists and tribal activists told a federal judge Monday that the government's approval of a big gold mine was flawed and would prohibit the Western Shoshone from practicing religious rites on a mountain in northern Nevada.
Updated: 12/02/2008 - China has dramatically raised the toll from its tainted milk powder scandal, saying six babies likely died and 300,000 were sickened, figures that back up months of complaints from parents and show the government is beginning to acknowledge the scale of the crisis.
Posted: 12/01/2008 - State and local officials in Nevada say they're seeing an increasing number of domestic horses being turned loose because their owners can no longer afford to care for them.
Posted: 12/01/2008 - Ford Motor Co. is considering selling Volvo Car Corp. as the beleaguered U.S. automaker seeks to raise cash and survive tight credit markets and a global automotive sales crisis.
Posted: 12/01/2008 - Marking World AIDS Day, President George W. Bush said Monday that his presidential initiative on the deadly disease has already met its goal of treating 2 million people in sub-Saharan Africa.
Posted: 12/01/2008 - President-elect Barack Obama picked a national security team headed by former campaign rival Hillary Rodham Clinton and Bush administration holdover Robert Gates on Monday, and said he wants to consult with military commanders before settling on a firm timetable to withdraw U.S. combat troops from Iraq.
Posted: 12/01/2008 - The U.S. economy has been in a recession since December 2007, the National Bureau of Economic Research said Monday.
Updated: 11/29/2008 - Shoppers, who had snapped their wallets shut since September, flocked to stores and malls before dawn Friday to grab deals on everything from TVs to toys on the traditional start of the holiday shopping season, feared to be the weakest in decades.
Posted: 11/28/2008 - The phones began ringing at police headquarters soon after local television stations broadcast a picture of a man accused of killing a popular TV anchorwoman. Within an hour and a half, he was in custody.
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Posted: 11/26/2008 - After Sparks woman lost her husband in August and wanted to preserve his memory through his art. In the midst of closing their doors, they created a treasure that will last a lifetime.