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PHOTO: Several Nevadans are headed to New York City to take part in the People's Climate March being held Sunday in advance of the Climate Summit at the United Nations next week. Photo courtesy of People's Climate March.

CARSON CITY, Nev. – Several Nevadans plan on participating in the People's Climate March being held Sunday in New York City, ahead of the United Nations Climate Summit next week. Some of the Nevadans are traveling aboard a New York-bound locomotive organizers are calling the People's Climate...Read More

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PHOTO: Experts say advance preparation can help people better respond and recover from the impacts of a flash flood or other disaster or emergency. National Preparedness Month in September is a good time to make or update those plans. Photo credit: National Weather Service.

CARSON CITY, Nev. - It's "Preparedness Month," and deadly flash floods in neighboring Arizona earlier in September may serve as a reminder to Nevadans of how quickly a natural disaster can strike. Gail Powell, public information officer for the Nevada Division of Emergency Management, said people s...Read More

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PHOTO: A $16 million federal grant will be used to add and improve public transportation options in the Reno-Sparks area. Photo credit: Regional Transportation Commission of Washoe County.

RENO, Nev. - Public transportation in the Reno-Sparks area is getting a $16-million boost from a federal grant. Joe Herrington is public information officer with the Regional Transportation Commission of Washoe County. He says the grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation will better connect ...Read More

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PHOTO: What could become the 28th amendment to the U.S. Constitution, and reform political campaign spending limits, is being debated in the United States Senate. Photo credit: Library of Congress.

CARSON CITY, Nev. - The U.S. Senate is involved in an historic debate over a proposed constitutional amendment that would give Congress and the states control of political campaign spending limits. Senator Tom Udall (D-N.M.) sponsored Senate Joint Resolution 19, which could become the 28th Amendment...Read More

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PHOTO: A new poll shows three out of four Nevadans support revenues from renewable-energy development in the state benefiting conservation projects on public lands impacted by development. Photo credit: NASA.

CARSON CITY, Nev. - Three out of four Nevadans support revenues from wind-and-solar energy development in the state benefiting local and state governments, as well as funding conservation projects on public lands impacted by development. That's according to the "Multi-State Western Survey" release...Read More

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PHOTO: The American Cancer Society is promoting the need for more resources to be dedicated to the emotional needs of children enduring and battling cancer, and for their families. September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month in Nevada and across the U.S. Photo courtesy of the National Cancer Institute.

RENO, Nev. - As the American Cancer Society promotes Childhood Cancer Awareness Month throughout September in Nevada and across the U.S., the organization is urging that more resources be dedicated to caring for the overall well-being of child cancer patients and their families. Rebecca Kirch, dire...Read More

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PHOTO: The U.S. Senate is expected to vote today on a proposed constitutional amendment that would help take big money out of politics. Photo credit: U.S. Senator Dick Durbin.

CARSON CITY, Nev. – Advocates for campaign finance reform say the U.S. Senate is expected to make an historic vote today on Senate Joint Resolution 19. That's the proposed constitutional amendment that would give Congress and the states control of political campaign spending limits. Jonah ...Read More

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PHOTO: One in six households in Nevada continues to struggle with hunger, according to a new report from the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Photo Credit: Federal Emergency Management Agency.

CARSON CITY, Nev. - Despite the U.S. economy growing - and even thriving, in some sectors - a new federal report finds that one in six Nevada households struggles with hunger. Jocelyn Lantrip, director of marketing for the Food Bank of Northern Nevada, said research released this week by the U.S. D...Read More

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