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Study: Nevada ranks as 9th worst state to retire

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width=” 180″/ > LAS VEGAS( FOX5 )- Nevada is the ninth worst state to retire, inning accordance with a study by BankRate.

The research study looked at seven categories including cost of living, taxes, healthcare quality, weather condition, crime, cultural vigor, and wellness.

Nevada did not rank well for healthcare quality, well-being, and criminal offense, but it did rank high for taxes, according to the study.

South Dakota ranked as the best place to retire followed by Utah, Idaho, New Hampshire, and Florida.

The research study ranked New york city as the worst state to retire due to the fact that the state landed in the bottom 10 for expense of living, taxes and health care quality.

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U.S. 95 resumes after train hinders near Nevada-California border

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Caltrans A freight train derailed near Needles, Calif., at the Nevada-California state line on Friday, July 13, 2018.

Released Friday, July 13, 2018|4:25 p.m.

Updated Friday, July 13, 2018|8 p.m.

U.S. 95 near the Nevada-California border has actually resumed after a train derailment shut it down, according to state officials.

Prior to the incident, in which 15 train cars and trucks overturned this afternoon, the highway was already closed because of a mudslide hours previously, the Nevada Department of Transportation stated. The incident took place near Needles, Calif., about 120 miles south of Las Vegas.

The Nevada Highway Patrol about 7:30 p.m. announced that the train cars and trucks were cleared from the roadway. “Utilize care in the location as teams will remain on scene to examine,” the patrol said on Twitter.

The train was heading north to Nevada from California, officials said.

Report: Embattled Northern Nevada constable won'' t face charges

Tuesday, July 10, 2018|3:38 p.m.

CARSON CITY– A constable in Northern Nevada facing claims of unwanted sexual advances and other misbehavior will not face criminal charges.

The Reno Gazette Journal reports private investigators working under Attorney general of the United States Adam Laxalt determined 5 possible victims of sexual misconduct linked to Floor County sheriff Gerald Antinoro, however they did not make any “findings of criminal offenses” within the statute of constraints.

Laxalt is running for guv. The Republican has dealt with criticism from Democrats for refusing to denounce his recommendation from Antinoro.

An investigative report gotten by the paper likewise reveals the chief law officer’s office initially got a sexual harassment complaint including Antinoro in 2014, when now Democratic U.S. Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto headed the workplace.

The investigation followed a wide-ranging problem submitted by designer Don Roger Norman. His lawyer, Joey Gilbert, characterized parts of the examination as a “politically crafted response.”

Nevada Conservatory Theatre Announces 2018-19 Season

The Nevada Conservatory Theatre is proud to reveal its 2018-19 season! This 15th anniversary season shows the pioneer spirit of the creators of NCT at UNLV in 2003. Each story reveals the enthusiasm and courage it takes to stay true to yourself versus the odds. Details on tickets and season specials is readily available online.

The Importance of Being Earnest by Oscar Wilde
Directed by J.R. Sullivan
Judy Bayley Theatre
Sept. 28– Oct. 7
Jack Worthing loves glamorous Gwendolyn Fairfax however he has a secret: his double life as “Ernest Worthing.” His buddy, Algernon Moncrieff, finds his secret and adopts the personality of “Earnest” to woo his pal Jack’s ward Cecily Cardew. What follows is an onslaught of uproarious mistakes seasoned by the wittiest discussion, not to mention tea and muffins. Oscar Wilde’s gleaming funny teaches us all the value of being Earnest.

The Crucible by Arthur Miller
Directed by Darren Weller
Black Box Theatre
Oct. 19– 28
Worry. Anxiety. Jealousy. Witchcraft. Arthur Miller’s searing 1953 commentary on McCarthysim concentrates on the village of Salem, Massachusetts, in the 1690s. A series of bad luck, indiscretions, and local ladies dancing “devilishly” in the woods result in the notorious Salem witch trials. This traditional American drama explores exactly what occurs when a community turns versus its own individuals.

Love’s Labour’s Lost by William Shakespeare
Judy Bayley Theatre
Nov. 30– Dec. 9
The young and positive– possibly overly confident– King of Navarre and his 3 loyal school pals make the ultimate oath: for 3 years they will study, quick, and give up sex. Their vow is quickly tested when the stunning and lovely Princess of France and her 3 witty women reach court. What follows? Subterfuge, shenanigans, and sonnets. Shakespeare’s hilariously wise and hot comedy shows the hard work of accomplishing love while maturing.

The African Business Provides “Richard III” by Carlyle Brown
Directed by Melissa Maxwell
Judy Bayley Theatre
Feb. 15– 24
New York. 1821. America’s first black theater business, the African Business, provides classic plays at a theater in downtown Manhattan for both black and white audiences. However they are challenged when they attempt to put on Shakespeare’s Richard III at the exact same time as the powerful and popular Park Theatre. Carlyle Brown’s amusing and touching play, based upon real-life events, attempts to ask the concern: does Shakespeare come from everyone?

Blood Wedding by Federico García Lorca
Directed by Allegra Libonati
Black Box Theatre
March 8– 17
On the early morning of her set up wedding, a young bride is gone to by the previous love of her life. Old enthusiasms of love and hate are revived when the two lovers leave together. Can their fervent ardor overcome the strictures of Catholic Spanish society? Through the lyrically haunting landscape of poet Federico García Lorca’s moon-soaked imagination, we see the penalties and the satisfaction of rebelling against the status quo.

Legally Blonde by Heather Hach
with music and lyrics
by Laurence O’Keefe and Nell Benjamin
Judy Bayley Theatre
May 3– 12
Based upon the hit motion picture starring Reese Witherspoon, this fabulously enjoyable musical adjustment follows the adventures of West Coast sorority girl, Elle Woods. When her sweetheart discards her to go to Harvard Law, Elle figures out to recover his heart at any expense. How far will she go? Will she need to transform herself or will she hold on to her authentic Elle self? One thing’s for sure: Harvard Law will never ever be the very same.

Monsoon season begins in southern Nevada

July 1 was the first official day of monsoon season.
 July 1 was the very first main day of monsoon season.

July 1 was the very first official day of monsoon season

. LAS VEGAS( FOX5) – It’s monsoon season in southern Nevada and it’s best to be gotten ready for the worst. July 1 was the first main day of monsoon season. This weekend, the Las Vegas Valley has an opportunity to get its very first taste of that monsoon moisture.

Beatriz Martinez with the Regional Flood Control District stated she has invested the in 2015 preparing for another summertime monsoon season. “We completed almost a lots jobs in the last year,” Martinez said. “We construct flood centers all year long, everything from channels to washes to detention basins.”

Those jobs span across southern Nevada, from Henderson to Centennial and all the way to Moapa.

” Throughout the monsoon season is when we advise people that we have flash flooding threat, and we warn them not to drive through flooded streets, and make certain kids aren’t playing in our flood control facilities,” Martinez said.

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Nevada Highway Patrol Trooper assists deliver child at Daybreak Hospital

LAS VEGAS (FOX5) –

A Nevada Highway Patrol Cannon fodder assisted a woman provide her baby at Dawn Hospital & & Medical Center Thursday morning.

NHP stated Cannon fodder Joseph DellaBella was at Daybreak Hospital at 7:35 a.m., conducting a follow-up about a crash he was examining.

As Trooper DellaBella returned to his patrol car at the emergency room entrance, a pickup truck pulled up next to DellaBella and screamed for assistance.

“As I put my foot on that brake pedal, a pickup pulls up next to me, a couple, he yells out the window ‘Help! Emergency situation, emergency situation, please aid!'” Trooper DellaBella stated.

The driver of the pickup told DellaBella his better half was having an emergency. When DellaBella went to the passenger side of the truck, he understood that the woman, Brenda Velasquez, was in labor, NHP said. DellaBella informed the husband and close-by security to get help.

Inning accordance with NHP, DellaBella stayed with Velasquez and tried to comfort her. He discovered that the infant’s head had actually started to crown.

“At that point, I didn’t understand exactly what to do besides push, so that’s exactly what I was doing. I fidgeted. There was a lot going through my mind,” Velasquez said.

DellaBella supported the child’s head and within minutes the child was fully out, NHP stated. As DellaBella was holding the infant, he noticed the umbilical cord was tied around her neck, her eyes were still closed and she didn’t appear to be breathing.

“I opened the door and I was simply gon na comfort her and hold her hand for a moment, and then she pushed and the infant’s head came out!” Cannon fodder DellaBella said, “She pressed once again and the shoulders came out then the entire baby came out.”

DellaBella eliminated the cable and helped the infant to breathe, NHP stated. The baby girl began sobbing and medical personnel quickly got here to take the mother and newborn into the hospital.

“Seeing the baby healthy, holding her in my arms today. I’m extremely grateful and I thank god that everything went fine,” Velasquez stated.

The child was called Bianca Valesquez-Cartagena and weighed five pounds and 14 ounces.

NHP stated Trooper DellaBella stayed at the healthcare facility to make sure the mother and infant were safe prior to returning to patrol task.

Cannon fodder DellaBella’s name will be on the birth certificate as the guy who delivered the kid. He has actually also consented to be Bianca’s godfather.

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Northern Nevada-area newspapers decreasing print editions

Tuesday, July 3, 2018|9:57 a.m.

CARSON CITY– The owner of 4 northern Nevada-area papers says it’s decreasing the number of days it prints the papers each week.

The Nevada Appeal in Carson City reports owner Sierra Nevada Media Group is cutting the paper’s publishing schedule from six days a week to simply Wednesdays and Saturdays.

Sierra Nevada Media Group is also cutting The Record-Courier in Gardnerville from printing 3 days a week to just Thursdays and Saturdays. The Lahontan Valley News in Fallon will shift from 2 days of print to Wednesday only and Tahoe Daily Tribune will shrink from publishing three days a week to Fridays only.

The newspapers will still release online regularly.

Sierra Nevada Media Group says tariffs on newsprint, the effect of paper on garbage dumps and altering habits of readers all affected the choice to alter the publishing schedule.

Nevada medical professional, nurses deal with charges in biggest nationwide opioid prescription scams crackdown

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The District of Nevada submitted charges against Dr. Horace P. Guerra, Robert D. Harvey; a surgical specialist, Alejandro Incera, and Leslie Kalyn; both nurse specialists, in a 29-count indictment for opioid-related offenses, inning accordance with a release from the department. The group belongs to an opioid scams crackdown that resulted in 76 physicians charged and 84 opioid cases involving more than 13 million unlawful doses of opioids.

Inning accordance with the release, Harvey and Incera used Dr. Guerra’s pre-signed prescription pad to recommend Hydrocodone and Oxycodone to clients. Incera and Kalyn presumably prescribed Lidocaine, Modafinil, and Diclofenac Sodium to clients.

The medications were prescribed without genuine medical function, the release said. In return, they received “money kickbacks” for referring patients to the drug store.

” Prescription opioid-related healthcare fraud is a serious issue,” said U.S. Lawyer Dayle Elieson for the District of Nevada. “Medical professionals hold an unique place of rely on our society as healers, caregivers, and lifesavers. Medical professionals who break their oath to ‘do no harm’ by unlawfully recommending opioids for no medical requirement or file deceptive health care expenses will be held liable.”

Harvey, Incera, and Kalyn currently made their very first appearance in court, inning accordance with District of Nevada public details officer Trisha Young. Dr. Guerra is anticipated to appear in court for an initial hearing on July 25. A jury trial is set for all parties on July 30.

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Nevada marijuana tax earnings blows past 12-month forecasts

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/ > John Locher/ AP In this July 1, 2017 file image, a customer purchases marijuana at the Essence cannabis dispensary in Las Vegas.

Tax revenue from marijuana sales in Nevada exceeded official projections for the very first year of leisure sales in just 10 months, inning accordance with brand-new figures released Thursday by the Nevada Department of Taxation.

Authorities said $6.55 million in state cannabis tax was raised in April, putting Nevada at $55.53 million in overall tax collections considering that leisure cannabis sales started on July 1, 2017. That goes beyond the initial 12-month forecast of $50.3 million through July 1, 2018.

” Both taxes that add to that total have substantially outperformed forecasts,” stated Bill Anderson, executive director of the Nevada Department of Tax.

The 15 percent wholesale tax– paid by cultivation and production centers that supply dispensaries– produced nearly $3 million in April.

The 10 percent excise tax brought in about $3.6 million. The excise tax, paid just on recreational pot, has actually raised $34 million this fiscal year.

Gov. Brian Sandoval’s workplace projected that the 2 taxes integrated would raise an average of $5 million a month from July 2017 to July 2019, an overall of $120 million.

Officials projected the first year of recreational sales would raise lesser amounts, with the final 6 months of 2019 ramping up to collect one of the most.

By law, income from the wholesale tax is designated to fund state and local government guideline of the market, and what’s left is deposited into the Distributive School Account. Income from the excise tax is deposited into the Nevada Rainy Day Fund.

Online sales tax ruling might bring $30M more to Nevada

Friday, June 22, 2018|9:26 a.m.

Nevada’s leading tax authorities says a U.S. Supreme Court ruling Thursday allowing states to need more online retailers to gather sales tax could bring in an extra $30 million a year for Nevada.

Nevada Department of Taxation Executive Director Costs Anderson stated in a declaration that quantity of online sales the state can tax is anticipated to more than double.

The court’s 5-4 ruling was a big win for states who argued they were losing billions each year under old court judgments concerning online sales tax.

The court Thursday reversed judgments that stated if a company was delivering an item to a state where it didn’t have a physical presence such as a warehouse or office, it didn’t have to collect the state’s sales tax.