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July 29, 2015

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    Fernando Ortega with NRG Energy continues work on the worlds largest convention center rooftop solar array at the Mandalay Bay on Thursday, October 23, 2014.

    What Clinton’s renewable-energy proposal means for Nevada
    July 28, 2015
    Democratic front-runner Hillary Clinton wants to install more than half a billion solar panels across the nation. As Nevada has seen, solar panels generate more than just electricity ...
  • Law enforcement discusses Islamic State threat in Las Vegas with interfaith group
    July 29, 2015
    Homegrown extremists influenced by the Islamic State remain a top security concern, law enforcement officials told community members ...
  • Senate Minority Leader Sen. Harry Reid of Nevada attends a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, June 2, 2015.
    Harry Reid vows Democratic candidate in 3rd Congressional District race
    July 28, 2015
    Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid says there's "not a chance" he'll leave Nevada's 3rd Congressional District race without a Democratic candidate. Reid told the Reno Gazette-Journal ...
  • Nevada conservatives join push to defund Planned Parenthood
    July 28, 2015
    Nevada conservatives are joining an effort to defund Planned Parenthood after the release of covert videos of agency officials. KSNV-TV reports several dozen people attended ...
  • Assemblyman Richard Carrillo found guilty of DUI
    July 27, 2015
    Nevada Assemblyman Richard Carrillo was found guilty Monday of driving under the influence and possessing a firearm while intoxicated, but he won't have to serve jail time in the case. The Democratic lawmaker from Las Vegas was ...
  • Titus bill would safeguard animals in natural disasters
    July 27, 2015
    When natural disaster strikes, schools, hospitals and businesses have emergency plans to protect people and prevent the loss of life. But what about animals caught in the path of a tornado or flood? Congresswoman Dina Titus announced ...
  • Presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton meets with a group of supporters Saturday, July 25, 2015, in the backyard of a Beaverdale, Iowa, home.
    Clinton confident about proper email handling
    July 26, 2015
    Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton said she never knowingly sent or received classified information using her private email server and did not know what messages were being cited by intelligence investigators as examples of emails containing classified information.
  • Democratic presidential hopeful Martin O'Malley plays guitar at a bar Friday in the Beaverdale section of Des Moines, Iowa.
    Democrats woo activists in Des Moines
    July 25, 2015
    Four years ago, the Beaverdale neighborhood in Des Moines organized big for President Barack Obama's re-election, building an uber-volunteer group skilled at phone-banking, door-knocking and boosting caucus and general election participation. The volunteers dubbed their leafy neighborhood Obamadale.
  • Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks at a rally and picnic Saturday in Oskaloosa, Iowa.
    Trump slams Walker, who leads in Iowa
    July 25, 2015
    Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump opened up a line of attack Saturday on Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, accusing the leader in recent polls in Iowa of running his neighboring state into financial trouble.
  • North Las Vegas hopes to answer questions about Faraday Future
    July 25, 2015
    Nevadans know very little about electric car maker Faraday Future, which North Las Vegas is courting to fill an abandoned factory site with a production facility. That could begin to change next week ...
  • Michele Fiore takes part in Alan Stock's radio program May 8, 2014.
    State: Assemblywoman Michele Fiore blocked inspectors at her business
    July 24, 2015
    State officials say they've been turned away twice this summer while trying to conduct inspections of Nevada Assemblywoman Michele Fiore's home health care business. The Nevada Department of Health and Human Services warned ...
  • In this June 3, 2013, file photo, Nevada Assemblywoman Michele Fiore, R-Las Vegas, works in committee during the final day of the 77th Legislative session at the Legislative Building in Carson City.
    Michele Fiore trumpets ‘Dukes of Hazzard’ car horn
    July 24, 2015
    Republican Assemblywoman Michele Fiore isn’t whistlin’ Dixie — she’s honking it. The conservative politician made good on a promise from earlier this month to ...
  • Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee waves to supporters in Hope, Ark., Tuesday, May 5, 2015, after he announced that he is running for the Republican presidential nomination.
    Mike Huckabee talks public lands, Yucca Mountain in Las Vegas visit
    July 24, 2015
    Proclaiming himself the only Republican presidential candidate to have taken on the Clinton political machine and lived to tell about it, former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee on Thursday night made the first of what he said will be many ...
  • Homeowners complain about delays in NV Energy approving rooftop solar
    July 24, 2015
    Some Southern Nevada homeowners say they have waited months for NV Energy to sign off on their rooftop solar installations. The company says it is working as fast as ...
  • Florida Sen. Marco Rubio, left, seems to be getting key backing in his run for the presidency from Las Vegas Sands Chairman Sheldon Adelson, right. Israel's Seventh Eye, an online media review, described a cover story in Adelson's Israelis newspaper as "fawning over" Rubio, noting that it was accompanied by photos of derogatory stories from U.S. newspapers about Hillary Clinton.
    Sheldon Adelson just got some of his money back from Marco Rubio
    July 23, 2015
    Casino mogul Sheldon Adelson, one of the Republican Party's biggest megadonors, got some of his money back from the presidential campaign of Sen. Marco Rubio ...
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