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Red Flag 15-1 First Look – F-16 Fighting Falcon, F-15 Eagle, F-22 Raptor, Eurofighter

RED FLAG 15-1 kicked off Monday, January 26th, 2015, at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada. RED FLAG is a realistic combat training environment involving the United States Air Force, their sister services, and its allies. Video by Senior Airman Cody […]

Scientists see shrinking California snowpack as a harbinger

State workers performed a California winter ritual Thursday, poking hollow aluminum tubes into Sierra Nevada meadows to measure the snowpack. In what scientists see as a harbinger, they didn't find much.

Nevada Governor Brian Sandoval Proposes Restructuring State's Business License Fee

This afternoon, Nevada Governor Brian Sandoval proposed restructuring the state's existing $200 annual Business License Fee into a quarterly graduated tax that is calculated based on a business's total revenue and industry. In the proposal,...Show More Summary

People Waited for 3 Hours to Eat at Vegas’s First White Castle

The "Craver Nation" expands to Nevada. It was six long months ago that people in Las Vegas got wind that White Castle was coming not just to the western United States, but to the Strip. Now that day is here, bringing them 5,615 square...Show More Summary

What Does Gavin Schmidt’s ‘Warmest’ Year Tell Us About Climate Sensitivity to CO2?

Guest post 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 A friend of mine who works for the EPA emailed me a link to NASA’s Earth Observatory page pitching 2014 as the warmest year on record, and asked…

Nevada Considers Making Porn Stars Wrap It Up On Set

Last month the porn film industry announced that two male performers in Nevada tested positive for HIV, and now state health officials are considering a law that would require all porn stars to wrap it up on set. Read more...

Harry Reid speaks out against Obama’s trade plan

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Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid of Nevada on Thursday threw cold water on President Barack Obama’s plans to pursue trade agreements in 2015, one of the few points of bipartisan interest from his State of the Union address earlier this week.

How Nevada's Republican Gov. Sandoval fixed the state's healthcare crisis all by himself

Gov. Brian Sandoval, healthcare hero. Gov. Brian Sandoval (R-NV) had an awful lot of accomplishments to brag about in his 2015 State of the State address. Like health care. Just look at everything he accomplished with health care: Two...Show More Summary

Krolicki Eyes Senate Run in Nevada

Former Nevada Lt. Gov. Brian Krolicki (R) “left office earlier this month, closing the door on a career that leaves him the only person in Nevada history who has been termed-out of two elected jobs in state government,” the Reno [...] The post Krolicki Eyes Senate Run in Nevada appeared first on Political Wire.

On Migrating Moose and Migrating Temperature Trends

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 The biggest threat to the integrity of environmental science is bad science, exaggeration and fear mongering. The recent hype about declining moose populations is just one more example…

Idaho Gay Marriage Case Denied En Banc Rehearing, With Dissent

After losing in front of a Ninth Circuit panel, the States of Idaho and Nevada petitioned the full court for an en banc rehearing in Latta v. Otter. A majority of non-recused active judges didn't vote for en banc hearing. But that doesn't mean some of them aren't upset! Judges......

Phil Davis disappointed UFC never told him he could do cocaine and get away with it

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), and perhaps even the Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC), owes top light heavyweight contender Phil Davis an apology. "Mr. Wonderful" had no idea he could blow lines during his UFC on FOX training...Show More Summary

NSAC Recap: Jake Shields’ UFC 150 Drug Test Revealed, Ashlee Evans-Smith Receives Temporary Suspension + More

(Oddly enough, Shields was much more compliant during yesterday's hearing. via Combat Lifestyle) Remember how the Nevada State Athletic Commission (enough with this NAC nonsense, MMA media) was supposed to hold a meeting yesterday regarding...Show More Summary

Nevada State Education Association’s Finances

After years of reaping the benefits of a teacher hiring boom in the state, the Nevada State Education Association’s membership numbers are now in decline. More than 11 percent of its revenue went to a single law firm. Total membership – 24,542, down 780 Total revenue – $8.1 million (85% came from member dues), down $630,000 […]

NSAC Takes No Immediate Action on Drug Testing, Promises Future Steps

LAS VEGAS — In the end, the Nevada State Athletic Commission's much-anticipated session on its out-of-competition drug-testing program ended up being much ado about nothing. The program came under fire when UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones tested positive for cocaine metabolites prior to his UFC 182 title defense against Daniel Cormier. Show More Summary

NSAC grants UFC 183's Anderson Silva and WSOF 17's Jake Shields licenses to fight in 'Sin City'

At today's (Jan. 12, 2015) Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) hearing, Anderson Silva and Jake Shields were cleared to compete at UFC 183 on Jan. 31 and World Series of Fighting (WSOF) 17 on Jan. 17, respectively. Ultimate Fighting...Show More Summary

Video: Wanderlei Silva defends Jon Jones following positive drug test, shames lawless NSAC for 'damaging the sport' of MMA

There hasn't been a shortage of responses -- and backlash -- for the way Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) and the Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) handled the drug testing of Jon Jones and the subsequent revealing of the results. Fans,...Show More Summary

UFC 182: Despite low T/E ratio, Jon Jones cleared of tampering with his testosterone following CIR test

If Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) champion Jon Jones has low testosterone-to-epitestosterone (T/E) levels (see them here), it's not because he was on steroids. That's according to Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC), who cleared...Show More Summary

Our mistake: Thinking that all countries should be structured like U.S.

The United States has the most potent military in terms of firepower and operational capacity in history. Our military overthrew Saddam Hussein and crushed the Taliban in a matter of weeks. Our forces can direct a rocket from Nevada through a window in Kandahar, Afghanistan, and nimbly set up...

The Plot Thickens: Jon Jones’ Test Results Also Reveal Abnormal T/E Ratios, Hormone Levels

While there's been a lot of hubbub (rightfully) made about Jon Jones' positive test for cocaine and the Nevada State Athletic Commission's subsequent bumblefucking of his case, it's taken (some of) us a couple days to see another, perhaps greater abnormality in Jones' sample. Show More Summary

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