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UNLV won’t pursue funding for new stadium until 2017
UNLV won’t pursue funding for new stadium until 2017
Thursday, August 28, 2014
After months of meetings and discussion, UNLV’s Campus Improvement Advisory Board decided the timing isn’t right to seek funding for a new stadium. UNLV acting President Don Snyder suggested ...
More beds planned for psychiatric patients in Las Vegas
Thursday, August 28, 2014
More hospital beds are ahead for psychiatric patients in Las Vegas, after federal officials approved the governor's request to double the Medicare and Medicaid reimbursement rate for mental health treatment, officials said Thursday. Gov. Brian Sandoval had asked ..
Ex-Nevada lawmaker pleads guilty in 2 Las Vegas cases
Thursday, August 28, 2014
A former Nevada state lawmaker could be freed from jail in Las Vegas after pleading guilty to felony charges in separate criminal cases dating to the days before his expulsion from the Legislature last year. Defense attorney Adam Gill said Thursday that ...
Nevada taxable sales up 4.7 percent in June
Thursday, August 28, 2014
Strong business in Clark and Washoe counties helped push Nevada’s taxable sales to $4.1 billion in June, a 4.7 percent increase over the same month a year ago. The state Department of Taxation reported ...
Police: Car hits baby stroller, takes off
Police: Car hits baby stroller, takes off
Thursday, August 28, 2014
A car hit a baby stroller this morning as a pedestrian was pushing a child near a busy Las Vegas intersection, Metro Police said. The child was ...
Nonprofit can make 4 million bars of soap a year at NLV plant
Thursday, August 28, 2014
A nonprofit group that distributes soap to poverty-stricken countries is opening a manufacturing plant in North Las Vegas. Global Soap Project, based in Atlanta, has ...
Cactus Avenue interchange to open Friday, ahead of schedule
Thursday, August 28, 2014
The Cactus Avenue interchange over Interstate 15 will open at 2 p.m. Friday, two months ahead of schedule, the Nevada Department of Transportation announced today. The project was initially scheduled to ...
Former U.S. attorney pleads guilty to failing to file tax returns
Former U.S. attorney pleads guilty to failing to file tax returns
Thursday, August 28, 2014
A local lawyer who served as U.S. attorney for Nevada from 1975 to 1977 pleaded guilty today to failing to file federal individual and corporate income tax returns from 2006 to 2010, said Daniel G. Bogden, U.S. attorney for the District of Nevada. Lawrence J. Semenza II pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge James C. Mahan to three misdemeanor counts of ...
Coroner IDs man who drowned after jumping from boat
Thursday, August 28, 2014
A California man who died after he jumped from a boat into Lake Mohave without a life jacket earlier this month has been identified as ...
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Three-vehicle crash blocking traffic on Interstate 15
Thursday, August 28, 2014
A wreck involving a tractor-trailer and two passenger vehicles was slowing traffic on Interstate 15 this morning. The accident happened about ...
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Nevada casino revenue up slightly in July
Thursday, August 28, 2014
Nevada casino revenue increased less than 1 percent in July from the same month last year, partly due to continued gains on the Las Vegas Strip. The state Gaming Control Board reported today that ...
3 charged with Las Vegas-to-Alaska drug conspiracy
3 charged with Las Vegas-to-Alaska drug conspiracy
Wednesday, August 27, 2014
A Las Vegas airport employee and two other men are accused of conspiring to sneak pounds of cocaine in carry-on bags onto commercial flights to Alaska, according to a federal indictment. ...
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Baltimore’s first casino highlights gaming trend toward urban areas
Wednesday, August 27, 2014
At the Horseshoe Casino's grand opening, showgirls adorned in gold glitter, beaded loincloths, feather headdresses and fuchsia false eyelashes stood atop pedestals in the courtyard, while VIP patrons in high heels and higher hemlines downed glass after glass of champagne. The glitz and glamour Tuesday ...
Police investigating rash of burglaries in southwest valley
Wednesday, August 27, 2014
Metro Police are trying to identify three young men caught on video outside a home where someone broke a window in a neighborhood that has seen a rash of break-ins. At about 9:30 p.m. on July 2, a homeowner ...
Truck fire shuts down Interstate 15 North near Apex
Truck fire shuts down Interstate 15 North near Apex
Wednesday, August 27, 2014
Interstate 15 North was closed near the Apex Industrial Park after a tractor-trailer hauling sheet metal caught fire, the Nevada Highway Patrol reported. The freeway was expected to remain closed until ...

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