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PUC refuses to reinstate rebates for LED lights, pool pumps
Friday, February 12, 2016
The Public Utilities Commission of Nevada denied NV Energy’s request Friday to bring back two popular energy efficiency programs in Southern Nevada. One lowered the cost of residential LED lights and another helped cover ...
Woman claims self-defense in slaying of boyfriend
Friday, February 12, 2016
A woman accused of killing her boyfriend said she thought he was reaching for a gun when she opened fire with a shotgun, according to a Metro Police arrest report released today. But an investigation ...
Ascuaga resigns from Nevada Gaming Commission
Ascuaga resigns from Nevada Gaming Commission
Friday, February 12, 2016
Michonne Ascuaga has resigned from the Nevada Gaming Commission in the wake of recent revelations that the casino she ran for 16 years was the subject of a federal investigation. Gov. Brian Sandoval’s office announced today that he accepted Ascuaga’s resignation, which followed ...
Regulators vote against grandfather clause for existing solar customers
Regulators vote against grandfather clause for existing solar customers
Friday, February 12, 2016
State regulators dealt another blow to the solar industry today after they unanimously approved a ruling that would not allow about 17,000 Nevadans with rooftop solar, some of whom ...
Sharron Angle mulls U.S. Senate bid; testing waters for money, support
Sharron Angle mulls U.S. Senate bid; testing waters for money, support
Friday, February 12, 2016
Nevada conservative Sharron Angle says she's trying to determine if she could raise enough money to run for the U.S. Senate again, a move that could throw a wrench in ...
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Suzy Favor Hamilton: Olympic athlete to Las Vegas escort
Friday, February 12, 2016
Mine is a story of misdiagnosis, but how did I get there? There is a history of mental illness in my family. My brother lived with bipolar disorder and the household was ...
Ruptured natural gas line temporarily closes road
Friday, February 12, 2016
A ruptured natural gas line caused a short road closure this morning in the south valley, according to Southwest Gas. Jones Boulevard, between ...
Court filings reveal investigation into Reno Nugget finances
Friday, February 12, 2016
Court filings have revealed a federal investigation into the financial practices of The Nugget in Reno under the ownership of the Ascuaga family. The court filings are part of an ongoing legal dispute between the Ascuagas and Wolfhound Holdings LLC, the company that ...
Police: Man in standoff in custody after stabbing police dog
Police: Man in standoff in custody after stabbing police dog
Friday, February 12, 2016
A man was in custody today after stabbing a Metro Police dog during a 12-hour standoff near Maryland Parkway and Desert Inn Road, authorities said. Police responded about 9 p.m. Thursday ...
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Big crowds expected for rooftop solar rate vote
Friday, February 12, 2016
Hundreds of people are expected to show up to a Nevada Public Utilities Commission meeting Friday where regulators plan to vote on how to phase in higher rates for existing solar customers — a key struggle in ...
New president named at Fremont Street Experience
New president named at Fremont Street Experience
Thursday, February 11, 2016
Patrick Hughes, the general manager of the Cannery hotel-casino in North Las Vegas, is the new president and CEO of the Fremont Street Experience, the organization’s board announced today. Hughes ...
Cortez Masto says Clinton is the ‘champion Nevadans need’
Cortez Masto says Clinton is the ‘champion Nevadans need’
Thursday, February 11, 2016
Senate candidate and former Nevada Attorney General Catherine Cortez Masto today endorsed former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton for president, a little more than a week before ...
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Clinton: Don’t penalize solar customers by changing rules
Thursday, February 11, 2016
Nine days before the Nevada Democratic presidential caucuses, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is jumping back into the debate over solar energy. Clinton today said she favors an amendment introduced by Sens. Harry Reid and Angus King to regulate rate changes for utility customers who get credits for ...
Police: Couple arranged hotel for inmate during manhunt
Police: Couple arranged hotel for inmate during manhunt
Thursday, February 11, 2016
A Nevada couple arranged a hotel room for a murder suspect who was mistakenly released from a Los Angeles jail last month, according to a police report released Thursday. The husband and wife ...
Charges against Cliven Bundy stem from April 2014 standoff
Charges against Cliven Bundy stem from April 2014 standoff
Thursday, February 11, 2016
The father of the jailed leader of a group that occupied an Oregon federal wildlife refuge was charged Thursday by federal authorities with leading a tense April 2014 armed ...

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