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Super Bowl 2024 to be powered by Nevada desert solar farm, marking a historic green milestone
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Super Bowl 2024 to be powered by Nevada desert solar farm, marking a historic green milestone

Super Bowl 2024 is setting the stage not just for a showdown between top NFL teams, but also for a major environmental milestone. This year, the Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas will host a Super Bowl powered entirely by renewable energy — a first in the history of the event.The seemingly desolate area of the Nevada desert is the source of the green energy used to power the game. A vast solar farm with over 621,000 panels shimmers like a mirage but with the capability to power close to 60,000 residential customers — or one very big stadium. The Las Vegas Raiders, which call Allegiant Stadium home, have entered into a 25-year agreement to buy power from this new solar installation owned by NV Energy.CEO Doug Cannon said that the solar installation would sup...
Empty Bowls holiday dinner, entertainment fundraiser for FISH returns Friday at Carson Mall | Carson City Nevada News
Entertainment

Empty Bowls holiday dinner, entertainment fundraiser for FISH returns Friday at Carson Mall | Carson City Nevada News

Event Date:  December 2, 2022 - 4:00pm View the full image The annual holiday event provides a hot meal, live entertainment and a handmade decorated bowl to attendees. The annual Empty Bowls fundraising event will be returning this Friday from 4 to 7 p.m. inside the Carson Mall in Carson City. Empty Bowls is an annual fundraising event that provides funding to Carson City FISH to help those less fortunate throughout the winter months, all while providing a hot meal, live entertainment and a ha...
In the 5 states without lotteries, a case of Powerball fever
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In the 5 states without lotteries, a case of Powerball fever

Loretta Williams lives in Alabama but drove to Georgia to buy a lottery ticket for a chance at winning the $1.5 billion Powerball jackpot. She was one of many Alabama ticket-buyers flooding across state lines Thursday. The third-largest lottery prize in U.S. history has people around the country clamoring for a chance to win. But in some of the five states without a lottery, envious bystanders are crossing state lines or sending ticket money across them to friends and family, hoping to get in on the action. "I think it's ridiculous that we have to drive to get a lottery ticket," Williams, 67, said.Five states — Utah, Nevada, Hawaii, Alaska and Alabama — do not have a lottery. A mix of reasons have kept them away, including objections from conservatives, concerns about the impact on...