That's right, medical marijuana has gone from being a cottage industry to be
a fully-fledged corporate industry. The national company is offering
franchises to local entrepreneurs who want to get into the medical marijuana
The Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints has several
towns established in Nevada, Utah and Texas. The normally secretive group
gave National Geographic unprecedented access to dispel the idea that the
polygamous group was a cult.
UNLV students, faculty and administrators turned to a traditional technique
yesterday to protest their anger at planned cuts of 10 percent or more to
Nevada's higher education budget. Ryan Wallis gathered this audio postcard
of the days speeches and action.
MGM Mirage has announced plans to sell its interest in the Borgata - the
newest hotel in Atlantic City. It is doing so because New Jersey Gaming
regulators have declared the company's Macau partner Pansy Ho an unsuitable
person to be working with a licensee.
The university regents and higher education stakeholders met most of Tuesday
to hash out possible cuts to the system because of the state's deteriorating
budget situation. Opinion was unanimous that the cuts will spell disaster.
A Nevada company has been accused of bringing rare metals from mines in some
of the most troubled areas of the world - the Congo. We talk with an
official of ENOUGH - the project to end genocide and crimes against humanity
- about the importation of rare minerals for use in everyday electronics.
The Nevada Supreme Court has killed the applications lodged more than 20
years ago by the Southern Nevada Water Authority and the Las Vegas Valley
Water District. The claims were to water in rural Nevada but now the
authority may have to back and start the whole application process again.
Governor Jim Gibbons has an eight-point plan to reform Nevada education and to save money at the same time. His critics say it's a political stunt but so far but the plan is picking up on the ideas of education reformers.