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Nevada Bans Discrimination Against Any Job Seekers Testing Positive for Marijuana Except in Public Safety

This first-of-its-kind piece of legislation will protect thousands of marijuana users from facing potential discrimination while applying for jobs.

Nevada Cracks Down on Driving Below the Speed Limit in Left Lane

There is nothing more annoying than slow drivers in the passing lane – which is why Nevada lawmakers are putting their foot down.

100-Year Return of Rare Sierra Nevada Red Fox to Yosemite Nat’l Park

Excited Yosemite National Park officials yesterday reported the first confirmed sighting of a rare Sierra Nevada red fox in the park in nearly 100...
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Nevada Man Plans Peace Bike Ride Across Iran

Six years ago Rick Gunn, 49, left his job as a photo journalist to cycle across the world. He eventually met up with Iranian-born...

Apple Plans Nevada Solar Farm in Clean Energy Push

Apple Inc said it plans to build a new solar farm with NV Energy Inc for power supply to its new data center in...

Missing Canadian Mom Found Alive in Nevada After 7 Weeks

A Canadian tourist missing in a remote wooded area of the US state of Nevada for seven weeks has been found alive near her...
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Nearly Extinct Sierra Nevada Red Fox Spotted Via Remote Camera

A rare Sierra Nevada red fox has been seen in the Stanislaus National Forest near Sonora Pass, confirming that the species continues to survive...

Solar Fuels Nevada Economy

Nevada, with abundant land and sunshine is becoming a hot bed for the solar industry. The result is green jobs and billions of investment...

Nevada’s First Green Convenience Store

Nevada’s first full-sized alternative fuel station and LEED-certified convenience store opened in Minden Tuesday. With solar panels and skylights, bamboo shelving and biofuels, the...

Good News in History, May 28

Happy 75th Birthday to Gladys Knight, the singer, songwriter, actress, businesswoman, and author. She won two Grammys in one year with her group Gladys...

Good News in History, May 10

150 years ago today, the eastern and western territories of the massive United States were finally linked by a golden spike that completed construction of...

Good News in History, April 21

370 years ago, in the new American colony of Maryland, the Toleration Act was passed by the Assembly to allow freedom of worship throughout...

It’s Been 127 Years Since California Condors Were in the Pacific Northwest – Now They’re Coming Back

These massive vultures are slowly, but surely, being reintroduced into the wild – and their next destination is the Pacific Northwest.

Good News in History, April 3

Happy Birthday to Jane Goodall who turns 85 years old today. The beloved British primatologist first observed chimpanzees creating tools in 1960 (and 2...

13-Year-old Boy Traded His Xbox and Did Yard Work So He Could Buy His Mom a Car

This teenager from Nevada has just set a new standard for what it means to go above and beyond the call of duty for your family.

New 4-Legged Concept Car Could Change the Game for Emergency Rescue and Handicap Transportation

A car with the ability to climb walls and step over holes using a set of robotic legs could transform the way rescue teams...

Millions of Dollars Set to Benefit California Wildfire Relief After 1,500 Brewers Serve Up Special Beer

After wildfires tore through northern California in November, this brewing company was determined to help – but they never expected the flood of fellow-brewers...

Metallica Feeds the Hungry on Every Stop of Their World Tour

This is just one way that the band has been benefiting thousands of people in need during their current world tour.

Good News in History, October 1

On this day 128 years ago, Yosemite National Park in California became the third U.S. National Park. President Lincoln had set aside the majestic valley,...

The Hoover Dam Could Soon Be Turned into a ‘Giant Battery’ for Renewable Energy

If approved, the dam could save California from having to send their excess energy to surrounding states.