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  • US House prices rose
    U.S. House Prices Rose
    U.S. house prices rose in August, up 0.5 percent on a seasonallyadjusted basis from the previous month, according to the Federal Housing Finance Agency(FHFA) monthly House Price Index (HPI). The previously reported 0.1 percent increase in Julywas...
  • Mortgage Rates Crash
    Mortgage Rates Crash
    2014 started with the average 30-year, fixed-rate mortgage — the most popular way to finance a home — costing 4.69%.The average price of a 30-year, fixed-rate home loanhas pretty steadily declined reaching a 2014 low of 3.97%. Home...
  • Supporters of same sex marriage rally in front of U.S. Supreme Court building Monday October 6, 2014
    SCOTUS admits to mistake that stopped same sex marriage in Nevada
    Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy mistakenly blocked the start of same-sex marriage in Nevada in an order that spawned confusion among state officials and disappointment in couples hoping to be wed.Court spokeswoman Kathy Arberg confirmed this...
  • Supreme Court Nevada error
    Supreme Court Nevada error: Case number mix-up briefly halts same sex marriages
    A Supreme Court error temporarily put a halt to same-sex marriages in Nevada, as Justice Anthony Kennedy forgot the first rule when it comes to signing documents – always read what you’re putting your signature to. On Wednesday,...
  • Gay marriage news: Appeals court strikes down bans in Nevada and Idaho
    Gay marriage news: Appeals court strikes down bans in Nevada and Idaho
    Just one day after the Supreme Court declined to intervene in gay marriage cases in five states, a federal appeals court struck down bans on same-sex marriages in the states of Idaho and Nevada. The ruling extends marriage rights in the United...
  • Gov't Mule
    Slaughter, Gov't Mule, more: Reno area concert lineup for September
    Summer may be fading in Northern Nevada, but you wouldn't know it from the list of headliners who'll help usher out Summer 2014 in the "Biggest Little City" and beyond.Here's a look at some of the concert highlights coming...
  • The largest solar thermal power-tower system in the world, in the Mojave Desert near Primm, Nevada
    Globetrotting A to Z: Nevada
    While most Angelenos have been to Vegas more times than they can count (or remember), far fewer have actually seen the state. No, inside of a casino at 3 a.m. doesn't count.Nevada, the 9th most densely populated state in the U.S., is home to...
  • Tesla's factory, a marvel in its own right.
    TESLA's gigafactory inked deal to result in 22,000 jobs
    In a report out today,Moody's described the recently inked deal for Tesla's battery gigafactory as "credit positive" for state and local governments– a much needed boost for surrounding municipalities that have struggled to...
  • Federal appeals court to hear Idaho, Hawaii and Nevada gay marriage cases
    Federal appeals court to hear Idaho, Hawaii and Nevada gay marriage cases
    The gay marriage fight is heading back to California. On Monday, a federal appeals court in San Francisco is set to begin hearing arguments on gay marriage bans in Idaho, Nevada and Hawaii. It will be the first time a federal appeals court will...
  • Tesla's Gigafactory
    Tax credits for Tesla Gigafactory will cost Nevada up to $1.1 billion
    On Thursday, Tesla Motors made a long-awaited announcement, revealing that the Tahoe-Reno Industrial Center had been chosen to host the Gigafactory. That factory is critical to Tesla's success, because it will produce battery packs in the...
  • Burning Man festival 2014 marred by woman's death
    Woman, Burning Man death: Woman dies in makeshift desert town when hit by bus
    The Burning Man Festival was marred by the death of a woman attending the annual event in the middle of the Black Rock Desert in Nevada. The dead woman is identified as 29-year-old Alicia Louise Cipicchio of Jackson, Wyoming, according to MSN News...
  • Russell Best
    Exclusive: Interview with congressional candidate Russell Best
    2014 is an election year in Nevada, and Examiner.com is sitting down with some of the candidates for key races so that the voters will be able to make informed decisions. The next in this series is a phone interview with congressional candidate...
  •  Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid
    The Koch brothers gear up to take out Harry Reid in 2016
    Senator Majority Leader Harry Reid has been attacking the Koch brothers for so many things, one would think that they are responsible for rainy days and Mondays. He has even accused the two libertarian billionaire philanthropists of leading some...
  • Las Vegas should be about more than just casinos
    Las Vegas should be about more than just casinos
    The typical Vegas casino is an endless row of slot machines, roulette wheels and blackjack tables.Hundreds of opportunities await the lucky traveler to try his or her hand at just about every type of bet imaginable – from poker to blackjack...
  • Michael Bloomberg
    Trail shows ‘Nevadans for Background Checks’ a front group for ‘Everytown’
    Following a court victory striking down arguments over petition wording, supporters of a background check initiative in Nevada will begin collecting signatures, the Associated Press reported Saturday. Nevadans for Background Checks is attempting...