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Some Nevada Governments Are Using Blockchain For Public Records

Some northern Nevada counties are using blockchain, the online ledger best known for helping secure virtual currencies such as bitcoin, to store digital versions of government records like birth and marriage certificates. From a report: The Reno Gazette-Journal reports that as of December in Washoe County, about 950 couples had received secure digital marriage certificates to home computers and smartphones since the program debuted in April 2018. The newspaper found that Elko County is trying si...
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Citing government shutdown, Interior blocks public comments on greater sage grouse habitat

Interior denies access to documents outlining a change to conservation rules over 83 million acres of greater sage grouse habitat in six states.            [Author: Reno Gazette Journal]
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Nevada makes U.S. history with first-ever female-majority state Legislature

In February, Nevada will seat the nation’s first-ever female-majority Legislature with the appointment of two Las Vegas-area Assembly seats.            [Author: Reno Gazette Journal]
Tags: News, Las Vegas, Nevada, Legislature, Reno Gazette Journal


It's big, loud and secretive: We got a tour of Tesla's Gigafactory and here's how it works

The interior is spartan. Robots are everywhere. And the factory is pumping out thousands of batteries a week. Here's our look inside the Gigafactory.            [Author: Reno Gazette Journal]
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Camp Fire survivors gather for Thanksgiving feast: ‘We still have our hearts’

Among those who helped pull off the event across multiple locations: Celebrity chefs Guy Fieri and José Andrés. Hundreds of volunteers pitched in to provide a Thanksgiving feast.            [Author: Reno Gazette Journal]
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Inside the Camp Fire perimeter, these residents faced the inferno. Now, they're staying put.

Among the ruined neighborhoods and towns once home to the estimated 52,000 forced to escape the Camp Fire, you'll find surprising signs of life.            [Author: Reno Gazette Journal]
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The long, hard process of identifying the dead in California's deadliest wildfire

While many of those reported missing have been found safe, there are still families waiting for word on their loved ones.            [Author: Reno Gazette Journal]
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Inside California’s worst-ever wildfire

Raging Camp Fire outran even the most prepared            [Author: Reno Gazette Journal]
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Dennis Hof, dead 'Cat House' star and legal pimp, likely to win Nevada Assembly seat

Dennis Hof, whose brothel was the focus of the HBO reality show "Cat House," died last month.            [Author: Reno Gazette Journal]
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Dead Republican pimp Dennis Hof appears likely to win Nevada Assembly seat

Hof died last month.            [Author: Reno Gazette Journal]
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12 Family Members Pillory NV GOP Governor Candidate In Brutal Op-Ed

Adam Laxalt, the Republican running for governor in Nevada, was targeted by 12 of his family members in a brutal op-ed detailing the personal and professional reasons they say he is unfit for office. Published in the Reno Gazette Journal on Monday, the op-ed opens with and focuses on the idea that Laxalt spent the bulk of his life in Washington, D.C., only returning to Nevada to start his political career. The Laxalt campaign did not immediately respond to TPM’s request for comment. “Aside fr...
Tags: News, Washington, Nevada, Michelle, Adam, Reno Gazette Journal, Adam Laxalt, Laxalt, Gosar, Kate Riga, Sen Pete Domenici, Sen Paul Laxalt R NV, Louis Gosar R AZ


Dennis Hof, 'Cathouse' star and Nevada brothel owner-turned-politician, dies at 72

The "Cathouse" star and Moonlite Bunny Ranch proprietor-turned-political candidate was running for a Nevada state assembly seat when he died in his sleep early Tuesday.            [Author: Reno Gazette Journal]
Tags: News, Nevada, Reno Gazette Journal, Dennis Hof, Moonlite Bunny Ranch


Nevada bear biologist gets protective order against activist

RENO, Nev. (AP) — A judge has issued a temporary protective order to keep a Lake Tahoe activist away from a state bear biologist who says the woman stalked her during a long-running dispute over the capture of nuisance bears. The Reno Gazette-Journal reports that court documents describe a tense encounter on a highway between […]
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Bobby the cat strayed 900 miles from Montana to Nevada. Now he’s going home.

“We aren’t sure how he got here. We do have some theories," SPCA official says.            [Author: Reno Gazette Journal]
Tags: News, Montana, Nevada, Bobby, Reno Gazette Journal


What happened in Las Vegas isn't talked about, unless you bring it up

In this tourist town, the workers who keep the city moving forward quietly mourn the shooting tragedy a year after 58 were killed            [Author: Reno Gazette Journal]
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California couple marries on one-year anniversary of Las Vegas shooting

A couple that ran for their lives at the Route 91 Harvest Festival a year ago went back to Vegas to get married on the one-year anniversary.            [Author: Reno Gazette Journal]
Tags: News, California, Las Vegas, Vegas, Reno Gazette Journal


Records reveal GOP candidate Laxalt’s teenage assault arrest

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Nevada Republican gubernatorial candidate Adam Laxalt says he was a “reckless and foolish” teen when he was arrested for assaulting a police officer more than 20 years ago in Virginia. Records obtained by the Reno Gazette Journal from the city of Alexandria show the Nevada attorney general was taken into custody […]
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On Las Vegas shooting anniversary, a call for hope amid sadness

Fifty-eight people were killed during what became the deadliest mass shooting in U.S. history.            [Author: Reno Gazette Journal]
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Las Vegas shooter Paddock’s Reno home for sale, proceeds to go to victims’ families

Las Vegas shooter Stephen Paddock’s Reno home for sale at $374,900 in "hot" market. Victims’ families will benefit from the proceeds of the sale.            [Author: Reno Gazette Journal]
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There’s a giant plane sitting in the middle of the Nevada desert two weeks after Burning Man — and officials are demanding it be removed

A hollowed-out Boeing 747, which was used as an art installation during Burning Man, is still in the middle of the Nevada desert.  Since 2016, the plane has been hauled more than 500 miles to its destination in the Black Rock Desert for the annual Burning Man festival. There, it serves as an art installation, an open-air nightclub, and a "mutant vehicle." This year, however, the plane hasn't been moved out of the Black Rock Desert. The owner, Big Imagination Camp, says the plane is being moved...
Tags: Trends, Nevada, Boeing, Bureau of Land Management, Reno Gazette Journal, U S Bureau of Land Management, Black Rock Desert, Evenson, Rudy Evenson, Big Imagination Camp, US Bureau of Land Management, Reno Gazette Bottom, Ken Feldman


Woman lay dead in Nevada jail cell for hours after deputy found her unresponsive

A federal lawsuit was filed Wednesday, about a year after Coltrain died while in the Mineral County jail. Investigators say she was denied medical care.            [Author: Reno Gazette Journal]
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Denied medical care while detoxing, Texas woman died in a rural jail, lawsuit says

A federal lawsuit was filed Wednesday, about a year after Coltrain died while in Mineral County jail. Investigators say she was denied medical care.            [Author: Reno Gazette Journal]
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Burning Man won't fence off fires but will add volunteer security

A year after a man died after running into a fire, Burning Man organizers say they won't add fencing around large fires            [Author: Reno Gazette Journal]
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Burning Man entry wait times reportedly hit 10 hours after dust storms forced organizers to close the gates

Thousands of people arrived in Black Rock City, Nevada, over the weekend for Burning Man, which officially began on Sunday. Dust storms caused dangerous driving conditions that day, prompting a three-hour closure of city gates. Wait times peaked around 10 hours and were still six to seven hours-long on Monday morning. During the closure, festival organizers told attendees to return to nearby Reno or stay put on the highway.  Wait times to enter Black Rock City — the temporary city in Neva...
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Tesla whistleblower claims rampant theft, drug dealing at Nevada Gigafactory

A former Tesla employee is claiming the company improperly spied on workers and ignored or covered up complaints of rampant theft and drug dealing at the company’s Nevada Gigafactory. He is represented by the same lawyer as whistleblower Martin Tripp.            [Author: Reno Gazette Journal]
Tags: News, Tesla, Nevada, Reno Gazette Journal, Nevada Gigafactory, Martin Tripp


Burning Man 2018: 747 airplane fuselage arrives, will be largest-ever 'art car'

Artists transported the 20-ton airplane through the desert to Burning Man with highway patrol escorts. Their team shut down Nevada Highway 447.            [Author: Reno Gazette Journal]
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Are Nevada's small desert towns ready for Burning Man's population to hit 100,000?

To some, Burning Man's proposed growth could be a blessing. To others, a curse.            [Author: Reno Gazette Journal]
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Nevada could have female-majority legislature after midterms

Women could form nearly two-thirds of statehouse in NovemberAnalysis follows record number of primary contests in JuneNevada could soon make history by electing the country’s first female-majority state legislature. After winning a record number of primary contests last month, women could make up nearly two-thirds of the statehouse by 7 November, the Reno Gazette Journal reported. Continue reading...
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Nevada Could Soon Elect First-Ever Female-Majority Statehouse

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Nevada voters could soon make history by electing the country’s first female-majority state legislature. Women, after winning a record number of primary contests last month, could make up nearly two-thirds of the statehouse by Nov. 7, the Reno Gazette-Journal reported . “In the past, we’ve had to ask women five, six, seven times to run for office,” said Danna Lovell, director of Emerge Nevada, a Democrat-linked candidate training nonprofit based in Las Vegas. “Whereas now, they...
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Accused gunman, charged with murder in Mormon church shooting, held on more than $1 million bond

Police say it appears 48-year-old John O'Connor was targeting a specific person.            [Author: Reno Gazette Journal]
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