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State funding formula adds to School District’s money woes, officials say

CCSD officials call for more state funding, say more cuts coming to combat budget deficit

Posted 2:23 p.m.

Clark County School District officials say local tax dollars are unfairly distributed to fund schools across Nevada, one of many reasons it has found itself facing an estimated ...

Graduate students at the UNR's College of Engineering inspect a bridge model for damage after tests on a giant shake table intended to simulate violent earthquake activity at the school's new Earthquake Engineering Building in Reno, Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017.

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Graduate students at the UNR's College of Engineering inspect a bridge model for damage after tests on a giant shake table intended to simulate violent earthquake activity at the school's new Earthquake Engineering Building in Reno, Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017.

Nevada quake lab tests new bridge design after devastating Mexico temblor

Updated 6:00 p.m.

Scientists at a Nevada earthquake lab on Wednesday tested new bridge designs with connectors they say are innovative and created to better withstand violent temblors and speed reconstruction efforts after major quake damage ...

Voter fraud? A Trump nominee looks like he cast an illegal ballot

Voter fraud? A Trump nominee looks like he cast an illegal ballot

Posted 3:15 p.m.

As President Donald Trump’s voter integrity commission looks under rocks for possible voter malfeasance, its members might want to examine a ...

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Jake LaMotta, boxer who inspired ‘Raging Bull,’ dies at 95

In this Jan. 27, 2005, file photo, Robert DeNiro, left, and boxer Jake LaMotta stand for photographers before watching a 25th anniversary screening of the movie "Raging Bull" in New York. LaMotta, whose life was depicted in the film “Raging Bull,” died Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017, at a Miami-area hospital from complications of pneumonia. He was 95.

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In this Jan. 27, 2005, file photo, Robert DeNiro, left, and boxer Jake LaMotta stand for photographers before watching a 25th anniversary screening of the movie "Raging Bull" in New York. LaMotta, whose life was depicted in the film “Raging Bull,” died Tuesday, Sept. 19, ...

Posted 24 mins ago

Jake LaMotta, an iron-fisted battler who brawled his way to a middleweight title and was later memorialized by Robert De Niro in the film "Raging Bull," has died ...