THE PERIPHERY The Donner Party
Did you learn this story in your American History class?
My job as a substitute in Minneapolis puts me in all sorts of places to see and learn about the varied conditions within which the youth of Mi... Posted on 11/14/13 at 10:33 AM
THE NEW FORTY In the photographic evidence...
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THE DULLUM FILE Sierra Nevada Brewing
Here is some information on Sierra Nevada Brewing Greg Rixen from Happy Harry's Bottle Shop in Grand Forks talked about today on WDAZ News @5:
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Students cowered in fear and pleaded for their lives as a 12-year-old Nevada boy went on a schoolyard rampage with a handgun he brought from home, waving the weapon at frightened classmates and shooting a math teacher in the chest on a basketball court.
Scott Sonner and Michelle Rindels
, October 22, 2013
A student at a Nevada middle school opened fire with a semi-automatic handgun on campus just before the starting bell Monday, wounding two 12-year-old boys and killing a math teacher who was trying to protect children from their classmate.
The children of an abusive woman whose horror stories prompted Nevada to become one of the first states to allow children to sever parental ties wrote a scathing obituary that was published in the local newspaper — and has since become an Internet sensation.
Sandra Chereb and Scott Sonner
, September 12, 2013
An animal rights group is urging federal inspectors to fine Charles River Laboratories nearly $200,000 after the firm reported four more monkeys and other research animals died at its testing labs in Nevada and elsewhere since 2009.
Seven of them — Colorado, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Nevada, New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania — have either adopted a plan or are making substantial headway. But a recent Associated Press analysis found uneven progress among states setting up the new insurance exchanges, a linchpin of the law. In two states announced today — Kentucky and Tennessee — it's not clear whether policymakers will follow through. In Arkansas, officials concede that Washington will have to take the lead.
Defeated in the Nevada caucuses, Newt Gingrich brushed aside all talk of quitting the Republican presidential race and said he hopes a series of victories will enable him to catch up with front-runner Mitt Romney by the Texas primary in early April.
Republican presidential candidate Ron Paul is railing against the federal government's influence in the West, saying that states are in the best position to resolve conflicts over the management of wild horses and roads on public lands.
President Barack Obama promoted the sale of new oil and gas drilling leases in the Gulf of Mexico and the promise of cars running on natural gas, defending his energy agenda today against critics who say his policies have stifled domestic energy production.
Dina Cappiello and Jim Kuhnhenn
, January 26, 2012
Baccarat has been the most lucrative table game since 2009, and has been increasing its share since then, according to an analysis of gambling revenues by Dave Schwartz, director of the Center for Gaming Research at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.
Rain and snow have helped firefighters surround a brush fire near Reno that destroyed 29 homes and forced the evacuation of thousands. Fire officials declared the Washoe Fire contained early today. All evacuations were lifted and U.S. 395, a main highway between Reno and Carson City, reopened.
Martin Griffith and Scott Sonner
, January 21, 2012
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