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Tax Breaks For Apple Data Center In Nevada
2012-08-02 12:07:31

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online News broke in June that Apple was planning to build one of their green data centers in Reno/Sparks, Nevada. The resulting center and business park will cost an estimated $1 billion over the next ten years. Yesterday, the Nevada Board of Economic Development endorsed a deal which has been negotiated by the state to bring the Cupertino company into the towns of Reno and Sparks. According to the Associated Press, the deal offers $89...

2012-02-03 08:00:00

Technology Company Recognized for Growth and Innovation Reno, Nevada (PRWEB) February 03, 2012 Understand.com, a global medical education company headquartered in downtown Reno, was one of two technology companies named “Software Company of the Year” by the 2012 NCET Technology Awards and Reno Gazette-Journal Entrepreneur of the Year Awards. These awards recognize companies and individuals that have significantly enhanced the growth and prestige of the technology community....


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2007-03-16 18:32:33

The Cui-ui, Chasmistes cujus, is a large sucker fish endemic to Pyramid Lake in northwestern Nevada. It feeds primarily on zooplankton and possibly on nanoplankton (such as algae and diatoms). The maximum size of male cui-ui is approximately 21 in (53 cm) and 3.5 lb (1.6 kg) while females reach approximately 25 in (64 cm) and 6 lb (2.7 kg). The life span of Cui-ui is typically about forty years, but the fish do not reach sexual maturity until at least age eight. The Cui-ui is not only a...

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penuche
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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