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Popular Nevada governor looms over fight for Reid seat

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid's decision to retire next year leaves no clear successor in his home state of Nevada, where a popular Republican governor appears reluctant to change jobs and the pending loss of Reid's...Show More Summary

Reid Will Not Run for Re-Election

“In a surprise announcement this morning, Sen. Harry Reid (D-NV) said he won’t be running for what would be his sixth term in the United States Senate,” the Las Vegas Sun reports. “In a video to supporters, the Nevada Democrat [...]

Nevada GOP Moves To Limit Early Voting On Sundays, Weeknight Evenings

14 hours agoNews : Huffington Post

A Nevada state Senate committee has introduced legislation that would eliminate early voting on Sundays and restrict counties' abilities to set their own voting hours, in the latest move to reshape how elections are held in the state. Senate Bill 433 was introduced on Monday by the Nevada Senate Committee on Legislative Operations and Elections. Show More Summary

Anderson Silva vows to compete for another five years, won't rule out UFC title run

Depending on the outcome of his upcoming disciplinary hearing with Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC), former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight kingpin Anderson Silva may not be able to return to the Octagon until...Show More Summary

Reid Admits That He Is Bad For The Nation

“We’ve got to be more concerned about the country, the Senate, the state of Nevada than us. And as a result of that, I’m not going to run for reelection.” – Harry Reid....................................................................

Nevada gives Musselman 5-year, $2M deal

The state Board of Regents approved a five-year contract worth $2 million Thursday for new Nevada basketball coach Eric Musselman, a two-time former NBA coach who says he's already on the recruiting trail and is planning to run a high-octane offense.

NV Bill Would Give Animals in Labs Chance For Happy Ending

A new bill proposal in the state of Nevada is giving animals that are used as lab test subjects a glimmer of hope. SB261, sponsored by Democratic Sen. Mark Manendo Read More The post NV Bill Would Give Animals in Labs Chance For Happy Ending appeared first on Ecorazzi.

Here's Yet Another Sober Reminder We're Not Living In A Post-Racial Society

2 days agoNews : Huffington Post

In Wisconsin, the state with the highest annual African-American unemployment rate, nearly 1 in 5 black people are unemployed. The states with the next highest rates of black unemployment were Nevada (16.1 percent) and Michigan (15.8...Show More Summary

Nick Diaz Gears Up to Fight Results of UFC 183 Drug Test

Nick Diaz has hired a law firm to investigate his recent failed drug test, with the apparent goal of minimizing (or staving off entirely) a lengthy suspension from the Nevada State Athletic Commission. The popular Diaz lost by decision...Show More Summary

Nevada Inmates Were Handcuffed When Guard Shot Them, Lawyer Says

2 days agoNews : Huffington Post

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A lawyer who says her client was wounded in the same shooting says a 28-year-old Nevada state prison inmate shot and killed by a guard was handcuffed at the time. The coroner in Las Vegas said Wednesday the death of Carlos Manuel Perez Jr. Show More Summary

Report: Nick Diaz retains New York-based law firm in advance of NSAC hearing

With his day in front of the Nevada State Athletic Commission expected to come in the next several weeks, Nick Diaz is apparently bringing in some backups.Filed under: News, UFC

Nevada wildlife managers reject ban on coyote-hunting contests

(Reuters) - Nevada wildlife managers on Friday voted down a proposal that would have banned hunts offering cash and prizes for slaughtering coyotes in competitions across Western states that conservationists decry as "killing contests."

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I spent so much time watching what the Teamsters were doing in Las Vegas that I forgot to look at how the folks at the Nevada State Education Association (NSEA) were taking it. Not well. First came the resignation of Brian Christensen, the executive director of the embattled Education Support Employees Association. Then came the […]

Ocean Acidification: Natural Cycles and Ubiquitous Uncertainties

Guest essay by Jim Steele, Director emeritus Sierra Nevada Field Campus, San Francisco State University and author of Landscapes & Cycles: An Environmentalist’s Journey to Climate Skepticism In 2002, Scripps’ esteemed oceanographer Walter Munk argued for the establishment of an Ocean Observation System reporting, “much of the twentieth century could be called a “century of…

Video: Chris Weidman reacts to NSAC decision to license Vitor Belfort for UFC 187

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight No. 1 contender, Vitor Belfort, has been licensed by Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC), something once thought impossible, for the upcoming UFC 187 pay-per-view (PPV) event on May...Show More Summary

NSAC drops Sho-hammer on Hector Lombard, suspends UFC welterweight for one year

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight Hector Lombard was fined $53,000 -- plus 33 percent of his "show" purse (also $53,000) -- after failing his UFC 182 drug test, as part of his punishment handed down from Nevada StateShow More Summary

NSAC diligently selecting officials for May-Pac

Bob Bennett and the Nevada State Athletic Commission say they fully understand the gravity of this fight, and will only be selecting the best of the best for this bout. Bob Bennett is the executive director of NSAC and is tasked with forming a list of potential referee's and judges for Mayweather-Pacquiao. Show More Summary

‘Cancer is a fungus’ Nevada lawmaker had Hollywood dreams — and here’s the trailer to prove it

4 days agoNews : The Raw Story

During her two years in office, Nevada state Assemblywoman Michele Fiore (R) has made national headlines for, among other things, pushing a bill that would allow cancer patients to wash the disease out, arguing that it is actually a fungus. She also gained notoriety for telling a...

Hector Lombard Suspended 1 Year, Fined for Failed Post-Fight Drug Test

The Nevada State Athletic Commission suspended Hector Lombard for one year and slapped him with a fine after he tested positive for an anabolic steroid after his UFC 182 victory over Josh Burkman, according to Damon Martin of FoxSports.com. Show More Summary

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