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August 30, 2015

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    President Barack Obama steps off Air Force One as he arrives at McCarran International Airport on Monday, Aug. 24, 2015, in Las Vegas to give remarks at the National Clean Energy Summit 8.0.

    Solar energy is Obama’s central issue on whirlwind day in Southern Nevada
    Aug. 25, 2015
    President Barack Obama took a busy tour through Las Vegas on Monday, making stops at the Strip and in Henderson before settling in for the night at ...
  • Republican presidential candidate and Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, right, shakes hands with John Steward III of from Monroe, N.C., after delivering a foreign-policy speech Friday on the campus of The Citadel in Charleston, S.C.
    Walker: More Iraq combat, not more troops
    Aug. 29, 2015
    Republican presidential candidate Scott Walker is calling for U.S. forces in Iraq to engage in direct combat to defeat "radical Islamic terrorists" in the Middle East.
  • Clinton challenge a rough road for Biden
    Aug. 29, 2015
    The only trace of the vice president came on a candy wrapper. Joe Biden may be considering whether to enter the race for president, but he sat out this past week's meeting of the Democratic National Committee.
  • Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump waves to supporters as he leaves the National Federation of Republican Assemblies on Saturday, Aug. 29, 2015, in Nashville, Tenn.
    Trump courts tea party voters in Nashville
    Aug. 29, 2015
    Donald Trump will decide soon whether to mount a third-party bid if he loses the Republican nomination for president, the real estate mogul said Saturday. "I think over the next couple of weeks you're going to see some things that are very interesting," Trump said after ...
  • Sandoval hails court injunction on EPA water rules
    Aug. 28, 2015
    Nevada lawmakers are hailing a North Dakota district court's ruling that temporarily blocks a Environmental Protection Agency rule that would have given the federal government more control over Nevada's ...
  • Conservative group attacks Reid over Iran deal
    Aug. 28, 2015
    A conservative nonprofit foreign policy group is targeting Sen. Harry Reid with online ads over his support for ...
  • Clark County Commissioner Tom Collins attends the North Las Vegas State of the City Address on Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014, at Aliante.
    Collins ends speculation on whether he’ll run for North Las Vegas mayor
    Aug. 28, 2015
    Former Clark County Commissioner Tom Collins told a radio audience this morning that he was planning to run for mayor of North Las Vegas in 2017 — with one big if. Speaking on Nevada Public Radio ...
  • Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton speaks on the campus of Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015, during a 'Commit to Vote' grassroots organizing meeting.
    Clinton likens GOP’s views on women to those of terrorists
    Aug. 27, 2015
    Hillary Rodham Clinton on Thursday drew parallels between terrorist organizations and the field of Republican candidates for president when it comes to their views on women, telling an Ohio audience her potential GOP rivals were ...
  • Titus hoping to provide relief for vets enduring child care difficulties
    Aug. 27, 2015
    When Dannia Ramos enrolled to study marketing at UNLV after eight years serving in the Air Force, her GI benefits helped cover the cost of tuition and books. But they didn't ...
  • ACLU launches lawsuit against Nevada school voucher law
    Aug. 27, 2015
    Nevada’s sweeping new school voucher program is facing a lawsuit from the American Civil Liberties Union, which claims it violates state laws prohibiting public money being used for ...
  • Democratic presidential candidate and former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton speaks during a town-hall meeting at the Pearson Community Center in North Las Vegas Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2015.
    State Department officials routinely sent secrets over email
    Aug. 26, 2015
    The transmission of now-classified information across Hillary Rodham Clinton's private email is consistent with a State Department culture in which diplomats routinely sent secret material on ...
  • Sandoval appoints officials to two state positions
    Aug. 26, 2015
    Gov. Brian Sandoval has announced the appointment of Patrick Cates as director of the Department of Administration that ...
  • Miami-based Univision anchor Jorge Ramos, left, asks Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump a question about his immigration proposal during a news conference Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2015, in Dubuque, Iowa.
    Trump starts new media feud with Univision anchor Ramos
    Aug. 26, 2015
    Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump has opened up a new media feud, taking on another popular TV news personality even as his appearances continue to draw big ratings. Trump engaged in a prolonged confrontation Tuesday with ...
  • Miami-based Univision anchor Jorge Ramos, left, asks Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump a question about his immigration proposal during a news conference Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2015, in Dubuque, Iowa.
    Trump has Univision anchor removed from news conference
    Aug. 25, 2015
    Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump engaged in a prolonged confrontation with the anchor of the nation's leading Spanish-language network during a news conference, first having the well-known news personality removed before ...
  • Local governments win arbitration ruling eliminating longevity pay for some union employees
    Aug. 25, 2015
    Local governments across the valley scored a major victory in the ongoing controversy over employee pay when an arbitrator sided with ...
  • Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump gestures during the first Republican presidential debate Thursday at Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland.
    Fox News chief: Donald Trump owes Megyn Kelly an apology
    Aug. 25, 2015
    Fox News chief Roger Ailes said Tuesday that Donald Trump owes the network's Megyn Kelly an apology for an unprovoked Twitter attack that "is as unacceptable as it is disturbing," but Trump isn't ...
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