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First-time unemployment claims down 14 percent in March
First-time unemployment claims down 14 percent in March
Thursday, April 24, 2014
The number of people filing for first-time unemployment benefits in March totaled 13,267, down 14 percent from the same month a year ago, state officials reported today. The number compares with an average...
Photo: Terminal 3 at McCarran International Airport
Passenger traffic at Las Vegas airport hits 3.7 million in March
Thursday, April 24, 2014
Passenger traffic at McCarran International Airport continued its upward trajectory in March. Data released today shows...
Forecast calls for high winds, prompts dust advisory
Thursday, April 24, 2014
Blustery conditions are expected to return to the Las Vegas Valley on Friday, creating the potential for high levels of dust in the air. Wind gusts are expected...
Police: Man in custody after climbing onto roof, stripping
Police: Man in custody after climbing onto roof, stripping
Thursday, April 24, 2014
A knife-wielding man who climbed onto the roof of a home in Desert Shores Villas is in police custody today after a five-hour standoff during which...
Photo: A view of Mandalay Bay taken from a helicopter Mon
$66 million expansion planned for Mandalay Bay convention center
Thursday, April 24, 2014
The Mandalay Bay resort in Las Vegas announced a $66 million expansion project that will boost its convention center from the seventh-largest to the fifth-largest in the United States. Company officials said Thursday...
Rancher wonders aloud if blacks better off as slaves
Rancher wonders aloud if blacks better off as slaves
Thursday, April 24, 2014
Cliven Bundy stood by the Virgin River up the road from the armed checkpoint at the driveway of his ranch, signing autographs and posing for pictures. For 55 minutes, Bundy held forth to a clutch of supporters about his views on...
Break in water line closes stretch of Decatur Boulevard
Thursday, April 24, 2014
A 12-inch water line broke this morning, causing water to gush down Decatur Boulevard and closing all southbound lanes in the area. The rupture occurred about...
Photo: In this Thursday, May 9, 2013, photo, an Allegiant
Allegiant Travel reports 7 percent rise in quarterly earnings
Wednesday, April 23, 2014
The parent company of Las Vegas-based Allegiant Air, a discount carrier that connects small cities to resort destinations, reported earnings today for the quarter ending March 31. The carrier, with small base fares and lots of add-on fees...
Developers building luxury apartments next to Shops at Summerlin
Developers building luxury apartments next to Shops at Summerlin
Wednesday, April 23, 2014
Developers of the Shops at Summerlin have lined up some fancy digs for those who want to live steps from the massive, outdoor Las Vegas mall. Howard Hughes Corp. announced plans today for...
Photo: Las Vegas Fire & Rescue crews extinguished a fire
Wind-whipped fire does $50,000 damage to 2 houses
Wednesday, April 23, 2014
The narrow space between two houses acted as a wind tunnel, fanning an early morning fire that caused about $50,000 damage before firefighters put it out, Las Vegas Fire & Rescue officials said. Nobody was injured, but seven people...
Man arrested in double stabbing at apartment complex
Man arrested in double stabbing at apartment complex
Tuesday, April 22, 2014
Metro Police have arrested a man suspected in a double stabbing that left one person dead in an apartment complex parking lot. John Russell, 50, was arrested Monday and...
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BLM says 6 cattle died in disputed roundup
Tuesday, April 22, 2014
Six animals died in a federal roundup of cattle that officials say rancher Cliven Bundy allowed to graze illegally for 20 years on public land outside his southern Nevada property, the Bureau of Land Management said Tuesday. Four animals were...
Teen gets prison time in hit-and-run outside NLV church
Teen gets prison time in hit-and-run outside NLV church
Tuesday, April 22, 2014
An 18-year-old Utah woman who drove away from a crash that injured eight pedestrians outside a North Las Vegas church last summer has been sentenced to...
Police arrest man in string of residential burglaries
Police arrest man in string of residential burglaries
Tuesday, April 22, 2014
A man suspected in a string of burglaries in Henderson and Las Vegas is no longer circling neighborhoods in his red Ford F-150 pickup truck, authorities said. In a joint effort...
Clark County receives more than 200 applications for medical pot businesses
Clark County receives more than 200 applications for medical pot businesses
Tuesday, April 22, 2014
Clark County:
Southern Nevada’s green rush is on as more than 100 businesses hurried to file medical marijuana license applications with Clark County before today’s deadline to stake out a claim in what’s expected to be ...

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