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UPDATED: Two dead and two injured in Reno medical facility shooting

Authorities in Reno, Nevada, said four people were injured and the gunman is dead following a shooting attack at a local hospital, KRNV-TV reported on Tuesday. The Reno Gazette-Journal reported that the shooting took place on the campus of the Renown Regional Medical Facility. State Sen. Debbie Smith (D), who…

Salt-based solar thermal power plant takes shape in Nevada

The notorious Crescent Dunes Solar Energy Plant near Tonopah, Nevada passed another milestone this month, as workers finished placing receiver panels on top of a 540-foot tower that forms the centerpiece of the facility. Crescent Dunes is based on molten salt thermal technology and we say notorious…  …

Same sex couple sue Nevada over marriage ban

A same sex couple filed a lawsuit against Nevada on Tuesday, alleging that the state’s ban on same sex marriage violated the Equal Protection Clause of the U.S. Constitution. Beverly Sevcik, 73, and Mary Baranovich, 76, are being represented by Lambda Legal, as well as O’Melveny & Myers LLP and…

Obama admits mistakes ‘every hour’

LAS VEGAS, Nevada — US President Barack Obama admitted Thursday he second-guesses himself all the time and makes frequent mistakes but that experience had made him a better leader. Obama defended his economic policies vigorously in an interview with ABC News and argued that America would have been much worse…

Couple arrested after Utah and Nevada crime spree

A couple wanted for a crime spree through Utah and Nevada that saw an elderly pair slain in their home and a woman shot in the head was arrested on Tuesday wandering in the desert, authorities said Suspects Logan McFarland, 24, and Angela Marie Hill, 25, were spotted by the…

Nevada judge blocks ‘excessively broad’ personhood petition

A Nevada judge ruled Wednesday that an anti-abortion petition is so vague that backers may not even circulate it among voters. In granting an injunction against Personhood Nevada, District Judge James Wilson said that the attempt to define the meaning of a “person” in the state’s Constitution was “excessively broad.”…

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