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August 19, 2014
Americans more likely to die from firearm suicide than from homicide, News21 ... - The Oregonian - OregonLive.com

Americans more likely to die from firearm suicide than from homicide, News21 ...
The Oregonian - OregonLive.com
Suicide rates have been higher than homicide rates for as long as Miller remembers, but many people still assume they are more likely to die in a mass shooting than they are by shooting themselves, he said. Living with a gun in the home makes residents ...

August 14, 2014
Education reality worse than numbers show - Las Vegas Review-Journal

Education reality worse than numbers show
Las Vegas Review-Journal
If they are factored in, about 50 percent of in-state college freshmen are placed in remedial courses, according to Dan Klaich, chancellor of the Nevada System of Higher Education. “Half of the graduates from Nevada have to, sort of, start over when ...

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August 19, 2014
Good Morning America mocks Hillary Clinton for outlandish appearance demands - BizPac Review

Good Morning America mocks Hillary Clinton for outlandish appearance demands
BizPac Review
Transportation by private jet and a “presidential suite” at the luxury hotel of her choosing are just a couple of items that the Las Vegas Review-Journal uncovered with a public records request for Clinton's upcoming speech at the University of Nevada ...

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August 18, 2014
Education Drives Expanded Access to Opportunity in the U.S. - Huffington Post

Education Drives Expanded Access to Opportunity in the U.S.
Huffington Post
Massachusetts improved the most over the four decades in these measures; Nevada, the least. In particular, the data ... While the District of Columbia may not be able to claim credit for the latter (many highly educated workers flock to the nation's ...

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August 14, 2014
$3.8 million project will help Northern Nevada build resiliency to future droughts - Carson Valley Times

$3.8 million project will help Northern Nevada build resiliency to future droughts
Carson Valley Times
About the Desert Research Institute: DRI, the nonprofit research campus of the Nevada System of Higher Education, strives to be the world leader in environmental sciences through the application of knowledge and technologies to improve people's lives ...

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August 10, 2014
Tesla: The Nevada Legislature factor - Reno Gazette-Journal

Tesla: The Nevada Legislature factor
Reno Gazette-Journal
Personal property tax abatement: An abatement not to exceed 50 percent over a maximum of five years; eligibility requires a minimum capital investment in an institution in the Nevada System of Higher Education. Modified business tax abatement: An ...

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August 3, 2014
Nevada State College Foundation selects four new trustees - Las Vegas Sun

Nevada State College Foundation selects four new trustees
Las Vegas Sun
Nevada State College, a four-year public institution, is a member of the Nevada System of Higher Education. NSC places a special emphasis on the advancement of a diverse and largely under-served student population. Located on a developing 500-acre ...

August 17, 2014
Fact Checker: Do fire layoffs return Reno to '77 staffing? - Reno Gazette Journal

Fact Checker: Do fire layoffs return Reno to '77 staffing?
Reno Gazette Journal
There's a more robust water system now. Back in 1977, a call that included a water truck might now involve a high-functioning hydrant. Good hydrants were part of a higher (better) designation for Reno last month by Insurance Services Office; it's used ...

August 18, 2014
Business in Savannah: News roundup - Business In Savannah

Business in Savannah: News roundup
Business In Savannah
In addition to previously installed extensive aeromedical equipment, this GIII is outfitted with a biological containment system specifically designed for patients with highly contagious diseases. ... Future expectations, a gauge of how confident an ...

August 13, 2014
NOVA Legal Beat: Damages for Age Discrimination? - ARL now

NOVA Legal Beat: Damages for Age Discrimination?
ARL now
Nevada System of Higher Education (2009). In the ADEA, Congress explicitly stated the law's purpose is “to help employers and workers find ways of meeting problems arising from the impact of age on employment.” The 9th Circuit in Ahlmeyer noted that ...