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Joe Downtown: Las Vegas City Council votes to allow horse-drawn carriages downtown
Joe Downtown: Las Vegas City Council votes to allow horse-drawn carriages downtown
Wednesday, April 16, 2014
Though they argued it would lead to more congested streets downtown, the mayor and two Las Vegas City Council members were outvoted: horse-drawn carriages are on their way. Despite concerns...
State investigation finds cheating at Las Vegas elementary school
State investigation finds cheating at Las Vegas elementary school
Wednesday, April 16, 2014
An investigation by the Nevada Education Department into testing irregularities at Matt Kelly Elementary School in Las Vegas found student answer sheets were altered but could not determine...
Rampart Casino ready to open new bingo room
Rampart Casino ready to open new bingo room
Wednesday, April 16, 2014
Rampart Casino’s new bingo room is opening Saturday, with six one-hour sessions every day. The 300-seat room next to the buffet will include...
Owner pleads not guilty to insurance fraud in pet shop fire
Owner pleads not guilty to insurance fraud in pet shop fire
Wednesday, April 16, 2014
A woman accused of torching her Las Vegas pet shop and endangering 27 puppies in an alleged insurance scheme pleaded not guilty today to fraud and attempted theft charges. Gloria Eun Hye Lee, 35, was...
Former UNLV coach Jerry Tarkanian suffered heart attack, doctors say
Former UNLV coach Jerry Tarkanian suffered heart attack, doctors say
Tuesday, April 15, 2014
Former UNLV coach Jerry Tarkanian is up and moving around at a Las Vegas hospital and could go home this weekend after suffering a heart attack and...
Woman accused in Hillary Clinton shoe-throwing incident is detained
Woman accused in Hillary Clinton shoe-throwing incident is detained
Tuesday, April 15, 2014
A federal magistrate on Tuesday ordered a Phoenix woman to remain jailed until she is returned to Las Vegas to face federal charges alleging she threw a shoe at Hillary Clinton during ...
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Mexican singer Juan Gabriel hospitalized in Las Vegas
Tuesday, April 15, 2014
Mexican musical icon Juan Gabriel has been hospitalized in Las Vegas with pneumonia, postponing three California shows this week that were part of the...
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Joe Downtown: Company gets tax credits for shooting movie in Las Vegas
Monday, April 14, 2014
A production company shooting a movie in Las Vegas starring Dakota Fanning has received $297,000 in state tax credits. The company, LPF One DTIG LLC, will be filming in Southern Nevada until early May and already has shot at a downtown club, at Mount Charleston and today was at ....
Feds charge woman accused of chucking shoe at Hillary Clinton
Feds charge woman accused of chucking shoe at Hillary Clinton
Monday, April 14, 2014
Authorities have filed federal charges against a Phoenix woman accused of throwing a shoe on stage while Hillary Clinton gave a convention speech. The trespassing and violence charges lodged...
Flavor Flav pleads guilty in misdemeanor battery case, gets probation
Flavor Flav pleads guilty in misdemeanor battery case, gets probation
Monday, April 14, 2014
Rapper and reality star Flavor Flav pleaded guilty this morning to charges stemming from a 2012 incident in which he was accused of...
School District says program for at-risk students not cost-effective
Friday, April 11, 2014
The Clark County School Board on Thursday cut a program that helps at-risk students graduate, drawing criticism from program supporters. The School District has been evaluating...
Former UNLV coach Jerry Tarkanian still in hospital but improving
Former UNLV coach Jerry Tarkanian still in hospital but improving
Friday, April 11, 2014
Former UNLV basketball coach Jerry Tarkanian's health has improved although he remains in a Las Vegas hospital. Tarkanian's son-in-law, Zafi Diamant, says Tarkanian was wide awake and talking Friday at Valley Hospital. He was...
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Hillary Clinton to speak at Clean Energy Summit in Las Vegas
Friday, April 11, 2014
Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will be the keynote speaker at this year’s Clean Energy Summit in Las Vegas, chief conference sponsor Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid announced today. Clinton has been an outspoken advocate for...
Police: Woman accused of throwing shoe at Hillary Clinton seemed 'agitated'
Police: Woman accused of throwing shoe at Hillary Clinton seemed 'agitated'
Friday, April 11, 2014
Metro Police identified a woman accused of throwing a shoe at Hillary Clinton during a speech in Las Vegas as Alison Michelle Ernst and arrested her on a count of ...
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School District to spend $35.5 million for hundreds of new teachers
Friday, April 11, 2014
The Clark County School Board on Thursday approved hiring hundreds of additional teachers next year to accommodate its growing student population. The seven-member board unanimously approved a...

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