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September 2, 2015

Las Vegas Sun

Musk says Tesla ‘definitely’ pursuing lithium sources in Nevada

Tesla lithium deal catches state lawmakers off guard

Posted 2:00 a.m.

Several Nevada lawmakers who approved the deal expressed frustration when the electric car company announced Friday that it had signed deals with two companies abroad to ...

Former Clark County Commissioner Tom Collins: ‘Faraday ain’t going to turn it’

Former Clark County Commissioner Tom Collins: ‘Faraday ain’t going to turn it’

Posted 2:26 p.m.

Former Clark County Commissioner Tom Collins is casting doubt on hopes that little-known electric car maker Faraday Future, which is considering opening a factory in North Las Vegas, would provide the economic boon needed to ...

Clark County Commission votes for reprieve for Moapa zoo

Clark County Commission votes for reprieve for Moapa zoo

Posted 12:52 p.m.

Roos-n-More is getting another chance. The Clark County Zoning Commission voted unanimously at its Wednesday meeting to reconsider the Moapa zoo’s application for special use permits, which it ...

Exterior view of the NV Energy building Monday, Oct. 20, 2014, in Las Vegas.

Steve Marcus / Las Vegas Sun

Exterior view of the NV Energy building Monday, Oct. 20, 2014, in Las Vegas.

Berkshire Hathaway shareholders sign petition supporting rooftop solar

Posted 2:00 a.m.

More than 18,000 people have signed a petition asking Warren Buffett and NV Energy to ease what it calls their opposition to rooftop solar. The petition, released by ClimateTruth.org, includes more than 400 signatories who are investors in Buffett’s holding company, Berkshire Hathaway, which ...

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Are more police getting killed? A look at officer deaths

Pei Xia Chen, widow of New York City Police Officer Wenjian Liu, holds an official New NYPD flag after funeral services for him at Aievoli Funeral Home on Sunday, Jan. 4, 2015, in Brooklyn. Liu and his partner, Officer Rafael Ramos, were killed Dec. 20 as they sat in their patrol car on a Brooklyn street. The shooter, Ismaaiyl Brinsley, later killed himself.

Julio Cortez / AP

Pei Xia Chen, widow of New York City Police Officer Wenjian Liu, holds an official New NYPD flag after funeral services for him at Aievoli Funeral Home on Sunday, Jan. 4, 2015, in Brooklyn. Liu and his partner, Officer Rafael Ramos, were killed Dec. 20 ...

Posted 2:51 p.m.

The killing of a veteran police officer north of Chicago is the latest in a string of recent law enforcement deaths. Lt. Charles Joseph Gliniewicz' death on Tuesday triggered a manhunt for three suspects around the small Illinois community where ...

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A trickle of notes from The D Las Vegas, Penn Jillette and future of ‘Baz’

Las Vegas Mayor Carolyn Goodman points to the Manneken Pis Las Vegas statue at The D Las Vegas on Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2015, in downtown Las Vegas.

If you are Derek Stevens or Greg Stevens, urine luck. Manneken Pis is a great complement to the Long Bar inside The D Las Vegas downtown, for one obvious reason …

Posted 12:56 p.m.

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