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  • Wednesday, September 28, 2022 1:00 AM
    A former deputy Nevada attorney general who ran for the state Supreme Court and was later affiliated with the infamous Mustang Ranch brothel has been arrested in Reno as a suspect in a 1972 homicide in Hawaii.
    Tudor Chirila Jr., 77, was being held Thursday in the Washoe County Jail without bail on a charge of being a fugitive from another state.
    In a criminal complaint accusing Chirila of second-degree murder, Honolulu police said DNA evidence linked him to the fatal stabbing of 19-year-old Nancy Anderson.
  • Wednesday, September 28, 2022 1:00 AM
    Authorities on Monday identified the pilot who died while competing in the Reno Air Races and said his family witnessed the crash.
    Officials with the Reno Air Racing Association said at a news conference that L-29 pilot Aaron Hogue was killed in Sunday's crash during the event's championship round.
  • Wednesday, September 28, 2022 1:00 AM
    The Las Vegas Review-Journal is demanding that authorities don't review a slain reporter's electronic devices and reporting materials, which were seized by authorities after his death.
  • Wednesday, September 28, 2022 1:00 AM
    The Nevada Department of Education (NDE or Department) has released performance results for the Smarter Balanced assessments in English Language Arts (ELA) and mathematics administered to third through eighth graders during the 2021-22 school year.   
    Nevada’s statewide proficiency rate in ELA is 43.7%, an increase of 2.3 percentage points from the 2020-21 school year. Nevada’s statewide proficiency rate in Math is 29.8%, an increase of 3.5 percentage points from the 2020-21 school year.  
  • Tuesday, September 27, 2022 1:00 AM
    With funding from President Biden’s Bipartisan Infrastructure Law, the Bureau of Land Management has signed a $918,000 cooperative agreement with the State of Nevada to restore wildlife habitat and reduce wildfire risk. 
    The cooperative agreement and initial funding are the first step in a five-year project that can go up to $10 million. 
    The Bipartisan Infrastructure Law includes $1.5 billion for the Department of the Interior over the next five years to invest in preparedness, fuels management, post-fire restoration, and fire science of which the Department will allocate over $5.9 million to support projects in Nevada in fiscal year 2022. 
  • Tuesday, September 27, 2022 1:00 AM
    Great Basin College has introduced a new certificate that combines three important medical skills into one program.
    The Medical Assistant/Phlebotomist/EKG Technician Certificate (MAPE) is the first of its kind in Nevada and, with the help of more than $167,000 in grant funding from the Nevada Governor’s Office of Science, Innovation & Technology (OSIT), the program is preparing for a fall 2023 launch.
    Great Basin College Health Science and Human Services Dean Amber Donnelli, PhD, said the partnership between GBC and OSIT is designed to create a new postsecondary STEM workforce development program that meets employers’ needs.
  • Tuesday, September 27, 2022 1:00 AM
    Immunize Nevada, a statewide nonprofit focused on advocating for and providing access to immunizations for Nevadans, is encouraging Nevadans to check for flu vaccine availability in the next several days as supplies become available at varying locations. 
  • Tuesday, September 27, 2022 1:00 AM
    Questions are still swirling more than three weeks after the Biden administration announced plans to provide relief for low- to middle income college graduates — and possibly some parents — by forgiving up to $20,000 in student loan debt per borrower. 
    The White House couched it as a move to help up to 43 million borrowers, and that may even cancel the full remaining balance for almost half of those borrowers. 
  • Tuesday, September 27, 2022 1:00 AM
    After more than two decades of violating state law, the Nevada Board of Pharmacy must remove cannabis from a list of controlled substances deemed to be highly abused, a Clark County District Court judge ruled on Wednesday.
    The order followed a lawsuit brought forward in April by the Cannabis, Equity and Inclusion Community (CEIC) on behalf of Antoine Poole, a Las Vegas resident who was convicted of felony possession of a controlled substance for marijuana in 2017. The conviction occurred the same year recreational marijuana use became legal in Nevada.
  • Tuesday, September 27, 2022 1:00 AM
    As Republicans continue to hammer Gov. Steve Sisolak for a politically-connected COVID testing contractor that expanded in Nevada without proper licensing, state Sen. Scott Hammond (R-Las Vegas) is requesting a federal investigation into the matter.
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