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October 13, 2015

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Oct. 13, 2015

3:22 p.m.

Demographic changes will leave GOP with tough choice in coming years
Tonight, the nation’s political eyes will be trained on the Democratic presidential debate at the Wynn Las Vegas. But in the coming decades, the nation’s eyes will be trained on Nevada, as the state’s rising number of Latino voters will reshape American politics — and leave national Republicans with

2:49 p.m.

State OKs $400,000 to settle patient dumping suit from Calif.
Nevada officials have approved paying $400,000 to San Francisco to settle allegations that psychiatric patients were wrongly bused to California. The Nevada Board of Examiners approved the payment Tuesday. It still needs to be approved by ...

2:34 p.m.

Police: 2 face DUI counts in multi-vehicle, rollover crash
Two drivers face counts of driving under the influence after a rollover crash this morning, according to Metro Police. A gold Nissan sedan ran a red light at ...

2:12 p.m.

Riviera site to be empty lot by early 2017
Riviera site to be empty lot by early 2017
By early 2017, the site of the shuttered Riviera needs to be little more than a swath of land fit to host outdoor events. That’s when the area must be ready for a major construction industry trade show, Conexpo-Con/Agg, to ...

1:59 p.m.

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Clinton seeks to move past email woes in Democratic debate
Hillary Rodham Clinton entered Tuesday night's first Democratic debate a weakened front-runner, anxious to move past the controversy over her email practices and persuade voters she's the best-qualified candidate to lead the party to ...

1:03 p.m.

1:55 p.m.

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Harry Reid issues cheeky apology to New Hampshire, Iowa
A day after blasting the presidential nominating contests in Iowa and New Hampshire, Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid doubled down on his comments, facetiously apologizing ...

12:33 p.m.

4:05 p.m.

Woman, boyfriend arrested after body parts found in duffel bag
Woman, boyfriend arrested after body parts found in duffel bag
A man and woman arrested in Louisiana are accused of killing a 71-year-old Las Vegas woman, stuffing her corpse into a duffel bag and hiding it in an underground utility vault while they used her credit cards to fund an effort ...

11:43 a.m.

Photo: Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., is the top challenger
Clinton, Sanders rivalry in spotlight as Democrats debate
Hillary Rodham Clinton says she always expected tough competition in the Democratic presidential primary. It's likely she didn't expect it would come from Bernie Sanders, the rumpled independent senator from Vermont and a self-described democratic socialist calling for "political revolution." The surprise rivalry between Clinton and Sanders will be ...

9:56 a.m.

Scholars urge more research on future of the Colorado River
Scholars urge more research on future of the Colorado River
A coalition of scholars across the West is urging the federal government to partner with the National Academy of Sciences to study the future of the Colorado River, including if climate change is leading to reduced stream flow. Twenty-three scholars from Western universities sent a letter ...

9:41 a.m.

Motorcycle rider injured in crash with moped
A motorcyclist suffered nonlife-threatening injuries in a crash with a moped this morning near U.S. 95 and Jones Boulevard, according to Metro Police. The moped rider suffered only minor injuries, police said. The moped ...

9:08 a.m.

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Democratic debate host Steve Wynn more of a Republican
In this battleground state, divisions along the politically split Las Vegas Strip aren't as bright as the lights. But they are there, inside board rooms and executive offices. Casino mogul Steve Wynn is hosting Tuesday's Democratic presidential debate at his Wynn Las Vegas resort-casino. And while he dined with the Clintons socially earlier this year ...


Oct. 12, 2015

1:52 p.m.

Lawmakers launch Clark County School District breakup study
Lawmakers launch Clark County School District breakup study
There have been many questions raised since lawmakers voted earlier this year to develop a plan to break up the Clark County School District. Questions like, who will hold ...

1:25 p.m.

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Ready to rumble: A guide to the Democratic candidates
The Republican presidential contest has been aflutter for months, but now it's time for the Democrats to spread their wings before a big national audience. Their first debate is Tuesday night on CNN. Grab your binoculars and ...

12:20 p.m.

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Nevada a reminder of why Hillary Clinton is the Democratic front-runner
When the Democratic candidates for president take the stage for their first debate this week in Nevada, they'll do so in a state that serves as a reminder of why Hillary Rodham Clinton is the front-runner for the nomination. One of the first four states to ...

12:09 p.m.

Pedestrian hit by vehicle, critically injured in northeast valley
A pedestrian was hit by a vehicle and critically injured Sunday night in the northeast valley, according to Metro Police. Police were dispatched about ...

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