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RENO, Nev. (AP) — Nevada Treasurer Kate Marshall plans to announce one of two winners of a $4,500 memorial scholarship named after late Gov. Kenny Guinn this afternoon. The Kenny Guinn Memorial Millennium Scholarship provides aspiring teachers with extra money beyond what they win through the state's Millennium Scholarship program.
RENO, Nev. (AP) — A fire earlier this month at Reno's Discovery museum may prompt a change in the way children's science demonstrations are conducted. A flash fire injured 13 people, most of them children, when a museum employee added methanol to the demonstration. The U.S. Chemical Safety Board says there are safer ways to create the color-changing phenomenon.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Las Vegas police say the district attorney will decide whether to charge a man police questioned in the fatal shooting in a strip mall parking lot early yesterday. Police say the man who was shot got out of his vehicle and pointed a firearm at occupants of another other vehicle before a passenger in that vehicle pulled out a gun and fired one shot.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Entertainer Pia Zadora is home from a Las Vegas hospital to continue treatment for serious head and ankle injuries received when she fell from a golf cart last week. A spokeswoman says the 60-year-old Zadora plans to travel to Los Angeles next week for surgery for a compound ankle fracture.
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