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2011-07-26 05:00:00

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif., July 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The state of Nevada is predominantly known for its leisure and gambling scene.

2011-05-27 00:00:27

Reno, Nevada will participate for the first time as a partner with the fringe artists of NadaDada as they celebrate their fifth anniversary of transforming Reno’s seedy hotels and motels into art exhibits.

2011-04-25 07:30:00

BOCA RATON, Fla., April 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- FriendFinder Networks Inc., the parent company of the publisher of Penthouse Magazine announced today that the all new Penthouse Club Reno will have its Grand Opening Friday, April 29th, 2011, beginning with a VIP invitation only party from 7 pm - 10 pm.

2011-04-05 09:00:00

SAN DIEGO, April 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Reno Contracting announced today it has formed a new division dedicated exclusively to tenant improvements.

2011-03-22 23:08:12

In a lakewide study, a team of scientists lead by University of Nevada, Reno limnologist Sudeep Chandra has found a considerable decline in native fish species density at Lake Tahoe since 1951.

2011-01-27 07:05:00

TRUCKEE, Calif., Jan. 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Nestled in the heart of the Sierra Nevada Mountains, The Ritz-Carlton welcomes guests to experience the luxury of its North Lake Tahoe hotel - and discover all this four-season destination has to offer.

2011-01-12 17:42:00

RENO, Nev., Jan. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- On January 12, 2011, GameTech International, Inc.


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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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