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July 28, 2016

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  • In DNC speech, Kihuen decries Trump in English and Spanish

    34 minutes ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nevada state Sen. Ruben Kihuen took the stage at the Democratic National Convention to decry Donald Trump in both English and Spanish. The Democratic congressional candidate told the audience Thursday that he came to the U.S. ...

  • Wynn beats Street 2Q forecasts

    2 hours, 12 minutes ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — Wynn Resorts Ltd. (WYNN) on Thursday reported second-quarter net income of $70.4 million. On a per-share basis, the Las Vegas-based company said it had net income of 69 cents. Earnings, adjusted for non-recurring costs, came to ...

  • 3 black women's basketball players sue Missouri college

    2 hours, 34 minutes ago

    (AP) KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Three black women's basketball players are suing a small southwest Missouri college, alleging they were treated differently than white players before they were kicked out of the school without justification. The women, all from Kansas ...

  • Suspect fatally shot by Sparks police near city rec building

    2 hours, 44 minutes ago

    (AP) SPARKS, Nev. (AP) — A Sparks police officer fatally shot a suspect who allegedly failed to comply with orders during a traffic stop near the Sparks Recreation Center. The man was shot just before 11 a.m. Thursday and pronounced dead ...

  • The Latest: Troubled Nevada sports book operator fined again

    2 hours, 45 minutes ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on a Nevada sports book operator accused of underpaying winning bets (all times local): 1:20 p.m. Nevada regulators say they'll let one of the state's largest sports book operators stay in business after years ...

  • Board rejects Trump challenge to Vegas hotel union effort

    2 hours, 56 minutes ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — Workers at Donald Trump's Las Vegas hotel have scored a victory in their effort to unionize. The National Labor Relations Board issued a decision Thursday rejecting hotel management's challenge of a December election in which a ...

  • Allegiant pilots OK contract after long fight with airline

    3 hours, 25 minutes ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — Allegiant Air pilots ratified a new contract after a fight during which the union accused the low-fare carrier of taking safety shortcuts. Teamsters Local 1224 said Thursday that the five-year contract includes immediate pay raises of ...

  • Pokemon Go player slashes pair he says attacked him in Vegas

    4 hours, 23 minutes ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — Las Vegas police are reporting a second case of violence this week involving "Pokemon Go" players hunting for virtual creatures in public parks at night. Officer Laura Meltzer said Thursday that a "Pokemon Go" player slashed ...

  • Talk show host, actor Jerry Doyle found dead at Vegas home

    5 hours, 44 minutes ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — Actor and syndicated conservative talk show host Gerard "Jerry" Doyle has died in Las Vegas at age 60. Clark County coroner John Fudenberg (FYOU'-den-berg) said Thursday that an autopsy was scheduled, and it will take several ...

  • Elko turns down settlement offer in airport dispute

    6 hours, 32 minutes ago

    (AP) ELKO, Nev. (AP) — The city of Elko has rejected the most recent settlement offer in its nine-year dispute over repairs at the airport. The Elko Daily Free Press reports (http://bit.ly/2ajHsHH ) that the city council voted unanimously to turn ...

  • Elko County approves 4-day school week for rural students

    7 hours, 5 minutes ago

    (AP) ELKO, Nev. (AP) — The Elko County School Board has voted to institute a four-day school week at rural schools. The Elko Daily Free Press reports (http://bit.ly/2a2kaao ) that students in Independence Valley, Mound Valley and Ruby Valley will only ...

  • Vegas airport passenger count up 5.6 percent so far in 2016

    7 hours, 54 minutes ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — Officials in Las Vegas are reporting another monthly increase in the number of people using McCarran International Airport in June, and say passenger traffic is up 5.6 percent for the first six months of 2016. The ...

  • Nevada to approve settlement with Vegas sports book operator

    12 hours, 42 minutes ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nevada regulators are expected to approve a settlement with one of the state's largest sports book operators, which has admitted to underpaying winning bets. The settlement before the Nevada Gaming Commission on Thursday will fine CG ...

  • Panel set to refine stadium proposal, police hiring request

    12 hours, 45 minutes ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — A panel is expecting updates on plans to build an NFL-grade stadium and bring the Raiders to Las Vegas. The Southern Nevada Tourism Infrastructure Committee is set to meet Thursday. Stadium supporters proposed nine potential sites ...

  • Meteor in sky lights up social media in Nevada, other states

    17 hours, 24 minutes ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — Social media is lighting up with reports from Nevada, Utah and California of a small fireball streaking across the sky. Officials from Nellis Air Force Base in southern Nevada tell KTNV-TV that the light seen Wednesday ...

  • Bail set for Pokemon Go shootout suspect in Las Vegas

    1 day, 1 hour ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — Bail has been set at $95,000 for a man accused of shooting at a Pokemon Go player he was allegedly trying to rob in a Las Vegas park. A judge also appointed the public defender's office ...

  • NV Energy seeks solar grandfathering on eve of court hearing

    1 day, 2 hours ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — NV Energy wants to return existing rooftop solar customers to older, more favorable rates for the next 20 years. The company said it filed a request with the Public Utilities Commission on Wednesday to "grandfather" customers ...

  • Nevada delegates on Clinton milestone, convention walkout

    1 day, 3 hours ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — Forty-three Nevada delegates are in Philadelphia this week for the Democratic National Convention, which formally kicked off Monday. Here are their statements and reactions: ON CLINTON MAKING HISTORY Hillary Clinton officially won the Democratic nomination Tuesday ...

  • Body of 73-year-old man reported missing found in Vegas park

    1 day, 4 hours ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — Las Vegas police say the body of a 73-year-old man who had been reported missing was found in a park not far from his home. Harold Shields had been reported missing Monday, and police on Tuesday ...

  • Excessive heat, air quality warnings issued for Vegas area

    1 day, 4 hours ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — Las Vegas is under heat wave and air quality warnings as the hottest month of the year comes to a close. The Clark County Department of Air Quality on Wednesday extended an air quality advisory through ...

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