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Weakening wind but more snow after massive blizzard in the Sierra Nevada

Mar. 03, 2024 10:20 AM EST

TRUCKEE, Calif. (AP) — Keep the shovels handy: a powerful blizzard in the Sierra Nevada mountains was expected to wane Sunday, but more heavy snow is on the way. The National Weather Service said conditions would improve as winds weakened Sunday, but precipitation would quickly...

A massive blizzard howls in the Sierra Nevada. High winds and heavy snow close roads and ski resorts

Mar. 02, 2024 22:03 PM EST

TRUCKEE, Calif. (AP) — A powerful blizzard that a meteorologist termed “as bad as it gets” howled in the Sierra Nevada mountains, closing a long stretch of Interstate 80 in Northern California, forcing ski resorts to shut down, and leaving thousands of homes without power. More...

Lucas puts up 21 as Nevada takes down Fresno State 74-66

Mar. 02, 2024 01:11 AM EST

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Jarod Lucas' 21 points helped Nevada defeat Fresno State 74-66 on Friday. Lucas shot 7 for 12 (3 for 6 from 3-point range) and 4 of 4 from the free throw line for the Wolf Pack (24-6, 11-5 Mountain West Conference). Nick Davidson scored 19 points while going 7 of...

Alabama IVF ruling highlights importance of state supreme court races in this year's US elections

Mar. 01, 2024 22:57 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — The recent ruling in Alabama that frozen embryos are legally considered children created a political firestorm after the decision halted treatment for many couples seeking to have families through fertility treatments. It also has turned the spotlight on the importance of...

Stretch of I-80 shut down as monster blizzard dumps snow on mountains in California and Nevada

Mar. 01, 2024 22:18 PM EST

RENO, Nev. (AP) — California authorities shut down 100 miles of Interstate 80 on Friday as the biggest snow storm of the season bore down on the Sierra Nevada, where residents were urged to take shelter and stay off roads as they prepared for up to 10 feet of snow in some areas and damaging...

Nevada hosts Fresno State following Hill's 21-point game

Mar. 01, 2024 04:15 AM EST

Fresno State Bulldogs (11-17, 4-11 MWC) at Nevada Wolf Pack (23-6, 10-5 MWC) Reno, Nevada; Friday, 10:30 p.m. EST FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Wolf Pack -15; over/under is 137 BOTTOM LINE: Fresno State visits the Nevada Wolf Pack after Isaiah Hill scored 21...

Nevada county election official in charge of controversial 2022 hand-count plan resigns

Feb. 29, 2024 18:10 PM EST

RENO, Nev. (AP) — The top elections official in a rural Nevada county roiled by false claims of widespread election fraud that led to a controversial hand-count in the 2022 midterms is resigning, according to a resignation letter the county received. The reason for Nye County Clerk...

Nevada county election official in charge of controversial 2022 hand-count plan resigns

Feb. 29, 2024 14:31 PM EST
TONOPAH, Nev. (AP) — Nevada county election official in charge of controversial 2022 hand-count plan resigns.

Fresno State visits Nevada following Lucas' 23-point game

Feb. 29, 2024 03:55 AM EST

Fresno State Bulldogs (11-17, 4-11 MWC) at Nevada Wolf Pack (23-6, 10-5 MWC) Reno, Nevada; Friday, 10:30 p.m. EST BOTTOM LINE: Nevada hosts the Fresno State Bulldogs after Jarod Lucas scored 23 points in Nevada's 77-74 win against the Colorado State Rams. ...

Nevada and other swing states need more poll workers. Can lawyers help fill the gap?

Feb. 29, 2024 01:24 AM EST

RENO, Nev. (AP) — With Nevada counties struggling to find poll workers in a pivotal election year, the top election official in the Western swing state is taking a page from his counterparts elsewhere and is asking the legal community to help fill the gap. Secretary of State Cisco...