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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. However, many adventurers out there can attest to the fact that Nevada is also a great place to strap on your motorcycle boots and hit the road, says BTO Sports, a leading retailer of dirt bike and motorcycle gear. Attractions in Nevada range from naturally inspiring geography to man-made wonders. "It's especially a great place to visit with your bike," a BTO...

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. NadaDada 2011 will happen from June 16 to June 19, 2011 throughout downtown Reno. Reno, NV (PRWEB) May 26, 2011 NadaDada artists from northern Nevada and France will join together for an exhibit entitled "Ordinarily Radical Mobile" as part of the annual NadaDada event that occurs in Reno...

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. The Penthouse Club Reno, the largest gentlemen's club in the Reno-Tahoe area, reflects the brand's upscale hospitality in a multi-million dollar facility adjacent to the Reno-Tahoe Airport....

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. Specializing in build-to-suit services, Reno's new Tenant Improvement (TI) Division will focus on providing competitively priced tenant improvement projects on a small scale--approximately 1,000-10,000 sq. ft. While Reno is known for providing build-to-suit services on any scale, the company believes that smaller-scale tenant improvements...

2011-03-22 23:08:12

University of Nevada, Reno, researcher and team complete year-long study 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. In their final report, they are recommending establishing and implementing a management plan to protect the nearshore zone habitat, which is critical to native fish. "The numbers are alarming, and likely caused by multiple...

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. Located mid-mountain at the Northstar-at-Tahoe ski resort, this distinctive mountain retreat boasts sweeping views, impeccable service and convenient access to a vast array of amenities and activities guests can enjoy both seasonally - and...

2011-01-12 17:42:00

RENO, Nev., Jan. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- On January 12, 2011, GameTech International, Inc. ("GameTech" or the "Company") (Nasdaq: GMTC), a leading designer, developer and marketer of interactive electronic bingo equipment, bingo systems, video lottery terminals, and slot machine equipment, filed it's 2010 third quarter results with the SEC on Form 10-Q. The Form 10-Q Quarterly Report can be accessed online via the SEC's EDGAR database, and includes information about GameTech's financial...


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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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