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Will Stone

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In Lake Mead, Lower Water Levels Make Exploring B-29 Wreckage Easier

Sunday, July 19, 2015

The reservoir outside Las Vegas is home to the wreck of a B-29 bomber that crashed in 1948. The region's drought has lowered water levels so much that scuba divers can now explore the wreck.

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Drought Drives Demand For Groundwater, As Well-Wishers Pile Up

Friday, July 17, 2015

The drought has put a strain on farms and cities in the Southwest, but it's been a boon for one industry: As Will Stone of KJZZ reports, well-drillers are slammed with demand, especially in Arizona.

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Lake Mead's Drought Conditions Make Diving For B-29 Wreckage Easier

Thursday, July 09, 2015

The lake is home to the underwater wreckage of a B-29 bomber, which crashed on a secret mission during World War II. The drought is making it easier for scuba divers to explore the submerged ruins.

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Tesla Battery Factory Could Be A Boon For Nevada

Thursday, January 01, 2015

Tesla Motors recently chose Nevada for its massive battery factory in exchange for one of the biggest incentives packages in recent history.

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Nevada's Tesla Battery Factory Triggers Wave Of Follow-Up Business

Monday, December 29, 2014

Tesla Motors recently chose Nevada to build its factory in exchange for an incentives package. It'll be built in a rural area East of Reno with little infrastructure and years of high unemployment.

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In Nevada's Governor's Race, Hispanic Candidates Try To Woo Voters

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

The state's first Hispanic governor, Brian Sandoval, has become popular and is expected to easily win reelection. But Democrats there now have a rising star: a young Latina politician, Lucy Flores.

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Burning Man: Fun For The Whole Family?

Wednesday, August 06, 2014

The Burning Man festival has long attracted people to northern Nevada's desert for a week of radical self-expression. Now, some, long-time "burners" are bringing their kids along to participate.

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A 'Lost Generation Of Workers': The Cost Of Youth Unemployment

Wednesday, July 02, 2014

Youth joblessness remains remarkably high across the country, threatening long-term trouble for young people's career trajectories, earning potential and the overall health of the economy.

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What Does It Take To Surf Lake Tahoe In The Sierra Nevada?

Wednesday, May 21, 2014

California's Lake Tahoe offers a different kind of experience for those able to stomach the frigid waters. Mountain storms bring high winds and waves.

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Once A Punchline, Reno Takes A Gamble On Revamping Image

Monday, April 21, 2014

Reno, Nev., is having an identity crisis. As its stream of visitors has dried up, the city has gained the reputation of a seedy gambling town without the glamour of Las Vegas. While Reno's starting to lure tech companies from the Bay Area, Will Stone of Reno Public Radio reports that changing its image remains a tough sell.

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Nevada Court Quagmire Waits โ€” And Waits โ€” For Voters To Solve It

Tuesday, March 18, 2014

The courts are clogged in Nevada, partly because the state doesn't have an intermediate appeals court. Will Stone of Reno Public Radio reports that swaying voters to create one could prove difficult.

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Wild Horses Run Free As Adoption Centers Fill Up

Monday, August 19, 2013

Across the West, the Bureau of Land Management grapples with dwindling holding space for wild horses it has rounded up. But advocates say the bureau's housing of mustangs is not only ineffective but unsustainable. The cost of keeping the horses has tripled since 2000.

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