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Martinez addresses his contract, termination

rgj.com — Martinez explains the school board had two options to terminate his contract, but that didn't happen on Tuesday.

Superintendent Pedro Martinez termination: What we know

rgj.com — Washoe County School District Superintendent Pedro Martinez has been dismissed from his job. The action came Tuesday. The school board was meeting in a workshop. Martinez was removed in a unanimous decision among six board members present for a closed-door, legal meeting, according to the seventh board member, who says she was left out of the decision process.

IAP candidate wants federal land returned to Nevada

rgj.com — David Lory VanDerBeek, the Independent American Party candidate for governor, shares one issue with Republican lieutenant governor candidate Mark Hutchison. Both want federal land in Nevada to be returned to the state. There's a lot of it. More than 80 percent of Nevada land is owned by the feds.
Jul 23, 2014

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Martinez ousted from Washoe schools; denies CPA claim

rgj.com — A guarded Washoe County School District Board of Trustees unexpectedly announced Tuesday that Superintendent Pedro Martinez is out of a job, providing few details for his departure. "Effective immediately, Pedro Martinez has been relieved of his duties as superintendent of the Washoe County School District," board President Barbara Clark said during a hastily called press conference.
Jul 23, 2014

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Jul 23, 2014

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Jul 23, 2014

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Jul 23, 2014

RT @rfrnk: .@rgj is all over the odd story of Pedro Martinez's firing at the Washoe County School District rgj.com/story/news/edu…

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Innovative food from new Cactus Creek steakhouse chef

rgj.com — As the courses touch down at Cactus Creek Prime Steakhouse, I feel as if I've fallen into a "Top Chef" challenge: What is this texture? This flavor? And what in the name of Escoffier is that? This is still a steakhouse, right? Yes, the Bonanza Casino's flagship dining room is still a steakhouse.
Jul 23, 2014

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