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Extension introduces economic development initiative across Nevada

A collaborative statewide initiative, led by the University of Nevada, Reno Extension, is underway to provide counties with timely economic data and analytical tools to improve county-level planning and policy assessment efforts. The Nevada Economic Assessment Project (also known as “NEAP”) aims to provide county, state and federal agencies, and their partners, with quantitative and qualitative… Keep Reading

Nevada ranks 2nd for robocalls nationwide

RENO, Nev. (News 4 & Fox 11) — Nevada has the second-highest robocall rates in the country, according to a new study by Let's Talk. Maryland has the highest robocall rate, with each resident receiving up to 18 robocalls a month. Continue Reading on Keep Reading

Reno man wins $903,646 on slot machines at the Atlantis

RENO, Nev. (KOLO)– A Reno man won $888,585.03 playing a $1.80 bet on a slot machine early Sunday at the Atlantis Casino Resort Spa. Lawrence Fuller had been playing the Super Lucky Times Pay machine about 20 minutes when he hit that jackpot at 1:52 a.m. He followed it with jackpots on other slot machines of… Keep Reading

Updates to Nevada Clean Indoor Air Act now in effect

The use of vaping products and e-cigarettes are no longer allowed at any place where smoking is prohibited in Washoe County. The measure was approved during the 2019 state legislative session and took effect Jan. 1, 2020 as an update to the Nevada Clean Indoor Air Act. The act was approved by voters during the… Keep Reading

Northern Nevada donor honored in 131st Pasadena Rose Parade

RENO, Nev. (News 4-Fox 11) — Traci Trout, a local donor hero from northern Nevada, was honored Wednesday during the 131st Rose Parade in Pasadena, California. The Washoe County Regional Medical Examiner’s Office and Nevada Donor Network were able to honor Trout after giving the gift of sight to two people through cornea donation. Continue Reading… Keep Reading

UNR Helping Residents Check Homes for Radon

January is National Radon Action Month, and a program at the University of Nevada, Reno can help you test your home for Radon, to reduce your risk of lung cancer.  The program is offering free test kits to Nevadans until February 29th. Radon is a radioactive gas that is colorless, odorless and tasteless. The U.S. Environmental… Keep Reading

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