Italy moves toward economic and political change
ROME (AP) — Under pressure to control its dangerous debt, Italy sped a package of reforms toward approval Friday and prepared to hand its dysfunctional government over to a technocrat who Europe hopes can save the country from going broke. Financial markets around the world rallied in relief. In its own step toward stability, Greece, which preceded Italy as the epicenter of the European debt crisis, installed a new prime minister. The Dow Jone...
Governor: Nov. 17 is Nevada’s Big Give Day
RENO — As the start of November ushers in the holiday giving season, Gov. Brian Sandoval has proclaimed Nov. 17 as Nevada’s Big Give Day. The formal recognition of this one-day, online giving initiative, Nevada’s Big Give encourages each Nevadan to give back to the community by donating to philanthropic organizations to improve the overall quality of life statewide. Nevada’s Big Give aims to raise $1 million in a single day through one central...
Nevada board OKs $8.1M in mining fee refunds
CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Owners of small mining claims — and large mining operators — will receive a combined $8.1 million to reimburse them for mining fee increases that were adopted during a 2010 special session and repealed by Nevada lawmakers this year. The Board of Examiners, chaired by Gov. Brian Sandoval, approved the refunds during a meeting Tuesday in Carson City, with Secretary of State Ross Miller also voting in favor. Attorney Gene...