The World Baseball Classic came to a close on Tuesday night with the USA facing Japan in the final, winner-takes-all game.
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President Biden Declares Avi Kwa Ame National Monument
President Joe Biden has designated Avi Kwa Ame, known by some as Spirit Mountain, a national monument.
Senate Bill to Spend More Public Money on Private Schools May Not Get a Hearing
Democratic State Sen. Majority Leader Nicole Cannizzaro is declining to say whether she’ll allow legislative hearings on a bill introduced in the Senate last week to implement Republican Gov. Joe Lombardo’s plan to augment public funding to help families pay private school tuition.
Low Wages for Prison Inmates ‘Remnants of Slavery,’ says Lawmaker Seeking to Outlaw Practice
Nevada inmates may be working for as little as 35 cents an hour and having significant portions of their checks withheld by the Nevada Department of Corrections.
Lawmaker: Nevada’s Regulation of Weed Strangling Industry as Sales Fall
Nevada’s Cannabis Compliance Board is thwarting growth of the industry according to experts, who say the state’s practice of charging licensees for regulators’ time and effort amounts to double billing because the agency is already fully funded via an excise tax paid by licensees.
The Retention Problem: Women are Going Into Tech But are Also Being Driven Out
By 2029, there will be 3.6 million computing jobs in the U.S., but there will only be enough college graduates with computing degrees to fill 24% of these jobs.
Tesla Says it ‘Really Loves’ Nevada, Nevada Rubber-Stamps Tax Relief Package
A senior representative from Tesla told the state’s top economic development board Thursday that the electric car company wants to expand its Nevada footprint “not primarily because” of the generous tax incentive package available to them.
Night Skies are Getting 9.6% Brighter Every Year as Light Pollution Erases Stars for Everyone
For most of human history, the stars blazed in an otherwise dark night sky. But starting around the Industrial Revolution, as artificial light increasingly lit cities and towns at night, the stars began to disappear.
Court Ruling Puts Clark County Short-Term Rental Rules on Ice
Clark County’s effort to comply with a new state law requiring regulation of short-term rentals is unconstitutionally vague and overbroad, according to a preliminary injunction issued Thursday by Judge Jessica K. Peterson.
The Ocean Twilight Zone Could Store Vast Amounts of Carbon Captured From the Atmosphere
Deep below the ocean surface, the light fades into a twilight zone where whales and fish migrate and dead algae and zooplankton rain down from above.