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November 25, 2015

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  • Police: Pedestrian killed in hit-and-run in North Las Vegas
    Nov. 24, 2015
    A pedestrian was killed today in a hit-and-run in North Las Vegas, but officers later located the vehicle and driver, police said. The incident was reported ...
  • Mayor Carolyn Goodman speaks during a press conference with NV Energy at Las Vegas City Hall on November 24, 2015..
    City of Las Vegas plans to go to 100 percent renewable energy
    Nov. 24, 2015
    As the sun beat down on a small array of solar panels in front of City Hall today, Mayor Carolyn Goodman announced Las Vegas would be the first city of its size to be powered by 100 percent renewable energy. The city will expand its partnership with ...
  • Sierra storm bringing snow, 60 mph winds, power outages
    Nov. 24, 2015
    Lake Tahoe is under a winter storm warning and thousands of customers in northern Nevada are without power as a cold front packing winds gusting up to 60 mph makes its way into the Sierra. NV Energy reported about 3,000 outages around ...
  • In this May 13, 2015, photo, HLN anchor Robin Meade and CEO Albie Hecht attend the Turner Network 2015 Upfront at Madison Square Garden in New York.
    HLN network boss Albie Hecht out after 2 years
    Nov. 24, 2015
    Albie Hecht has quit as chief executive of the HLN network, leaving the CNN offshoot in search of a new boss. Hecht, a former executive at Spike and Nickelodeon, joined the former Headline News two years ago to guide the network in the direction of ...
  • GOP sets Senate push against health law, Planned Parenthood
    Nov. 24, 2015
    Congressional Republicans hope a post-Thanksgiving drive to obliterate President Barack Obama's health care law and block Planned Parenthood's federal funds will spotlight their fierce support for top-tier conservative causes, despite the certain ...
  • In this Thursday, May 9, 2013, photo, an Allegiant Air jetliner flies over the the the New York-New York Hotel & Casino after taking off from McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas.
    Las Vegas airport traffic grows to 4.1 million in October
    Nov. 24, 2015
    The number of people traveling to and from Las Vegas is once again growing. McCarran International Airport released statistics on Monday showing Las Vegas had 6.4 percent more passengers in October than ...
  • Ballot proposal seeks to raise Nevada minimum wage to $13
    Nov. 24, 2015
    Voters might be able to weigh in on gradually raising Nevada's minimum wage from its current rate of $8.25 an hour to $13 over the next decade. A group called the Committee to Raise the Minimum Wage in Nevada filed a petition Monday to get ...
  • In this March 17, 2011, file photo, cans of Coca-Cola and Diet Coke sit in a cooler in Anne's Deli in Portland, Ore.
    Emails reveal Coke’s role in anti-obesity group
    Nov. 24, 2015
    A nonprofit founded to combat obesity says the $1.5 million it received from Coke has no influence on its work. But emails obtained by The Associated Press show the world's largest beverage maker was instrumental in shaping the Global Energy Balance Network, which is led by ...
  • French President Francois Hollande listens as President Barack Obama speaks during their joint news conference in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2015. Pledging solidarity after the Paris attacks, President Barack Obama promised Tuesday to work with France and other allies to intensify the U.S.-led campaign against the Islamic State, saying America will not be cowed by the scourge of terrorism.
    Obama pledges solidarity with France
    Nov. 24, 2015
    Pledging solidarity after the Paris attacks, President Barack Obama promised Tuesday to work with France and other allies to intensify the U.S.-led campaign against the Islamic State, saying America will not be ...
  • Girl, 16, hit by pickup truck, seriously injured
    Nov. 24, 2015
    A 16-year-old girl was hit by a pickup truck and seriously injured Monday night in the northwest valley, according to Metro Police. The teen was walking across Craig Road at the ...
  • Two people seriously injured in North Las Vegas house fire
    Nov. 24, 2015
    Two people were taken to a hospital with serious injuries this morning after a house fire, North Las Vegas Fire Department Capt. Cedric Williams said. The fire was reported about 5:30 a.m. at ...
  • In this May 13, 2015, photo, Google's self-driving Lexus drives along a street during a demonstration at the Google campus in Mountain View, Calif.
    Feds revising wary stance on self-driving cars
    Nov. 24, 2015
    Federal transportation officials are rethinking their position on self-driving cars with an eye toward getting the emerging technology into the public's hands. Just two years ago, the U.S. Department of Transportation struck a cautious tone. Its official policy statement, published in May 2013, says cars ...
  • Suspect in custody in fire at Reno’s Grand Sierra Resort
    Nov. 24, 2015
    Reno authorities say a man has been arrested in connection to a small fire at the Grand Sierra Resort. Officials say the man is in custody and accused of starting the fire Monday and ...
  • U.S. traffic deaths rise sharply after small decline in 2014
    Nov. 24, 2015
    After declining for most of the past decade, traffic deaths spiked 8 percent in the first half of this year, prompting a call from the nation's highway safety chief for new ways to reduce fatalities. The new estimate released Friday by ...
  • In this Sunday, Feb. 24, 2013, file photo, singer Adele arrives at the Oscars in Los Angeles.
    Adele’s ‘25’ officially sets new first-week sales record
    Nov. 24, 2015
    In just days, Adele's "25" has officially set a new first-week sales record, moving 2.433 million albums since its release Friday. On Tuesday, Nielsen Music said that in just four days the British singer broke the record previously set by 'N Sync in 2000. The boy band's "No Strings Attached" sold 2.416 million albums in ...
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