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July 31, 2015

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  • Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton arrives at Aria and greets workers Thursday, June 18, 2015, before speaking at the NALEO conference.
    Poll of Hispanic voters shows Hillary leading Jeb Bush among key demographic
    July 16, 2015
    Hillary Clinton has a commanding lead among Hispanic registered voters in Nevada over her Republican rivals in the 2016 presidential campaign, according to a poll released today by Univision. The survey ...
  • Trace Adkins, Donald Trump, Joan Rivers and Penn Jillette on the finale of "All-Star Celebrity Apprentice" on NBC on Sunday, May 19, 2013.
    Donald Trump calls Penn Jillette a ‘goofball atheist’
    July 16, 2015
    What do you do when you have beef with someone and you can’t sleep? You post your messy feelings all over social media. It may be drivel, but it makes you feel better. The rich and famous aren’t immune to ...
  • Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton speaks at a campaign event in New York, Monday, July 13, 2015.
    Hillary Clinton spends $19 million, hires hundreds
    July 15, 2015
    Hillary Rodham Clinton has spent nearly $19 million and has hired hundreds of staff during the first three months of ...
  • Las Vegas raising $26 million for parks, community centers
    July 15, 2015
    The Las Vegas City Council today started the process to issue $26 million in bonds to pay for construction and rehabilitation of parks and community centers. The money to pay off the bonds was initially earmarked for ...
  • County hopes to increase Japanese investment, involvement
    July 15, 2015
    A visit by the Japanese consul general today injected a bit of foreign diplomacy into the normal mix of business at the Clark County Government Center and opened the door for a possible ongoing relationship. Consul General of Japan Jun Yamada spent half an hour this morning ...
  • A view of solar panels at the Enbridge Silver State North Solar Project in Primm Monday, May 7, 2012. The 50-megawatt plant, the first large-scale solar energy project on public lands, has 800,000 thin-film, photovoltaic panels and can generate enough power for about 9,000 homes.
    Poll: 75 percent of Nevada voters want state to promote renewable energy
    July 15, 2015
    Nevadans want their state government to promote clean energy. Nearly 75 percent of respondents in a new poll said it would be appropriate for the government to promote the development and use of ...
  • Susie Lee leads Democratic rivals in Congress fundraising
    July 15, 2015
    Political newcomer Susie Lee has an early lead in fundraising in the Democratic primary for Nevada's 4th Congressional District. Lee's campaign says she's raised $330,260 since announcing her campaign in ...
  • Switch and NV Energy reached a deal on July 10 in which the power company will build a 100-megawatt solar array to feed green power to the data company.
    Switch and NV Energy strike deal to end battle
    July 14, 2015
    After more than eight months of debate, Las Vegas data center company Switch and NV Energy have reached a compromise that will keep the tech firm as a customer of ...
  • Republican presidential candidate and former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush speaks at a campaign event Saturday in Henderson.
    GOP candidate Jeb Bush visiting Las Vegas this week
    July 14, 2015
    Republican presidential hopeful Jeb Bush is making a swing through Nevada later this week. He's slated to give a speech Friday evening at Maverick PAC's annual conference at ...
  • Presidential hopeful Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker speaks during a campaign event at a Harley-Davidson dealership Tuesday, July 14, 2015, in Las Vegas.
    In Las Vegas speech, Walker extols record as Wisconsin governor
    July 14, 2015
    Promoting his opposition to unions and signaling a hawkish stance on foreign policy, Republican presidential candidate and Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker appeared ...
  • Las Vegas-based data center Switch hopes to leave the energy grid and produce its own power.
    Switch, casino efforts to leave NV Energy part of nationwide trend
    July 14, 2015
    When the economy crashed in 2007, companies across the country scrambled to cut their power bills. They reduced costs by investing in renewables, energy efficiency programs and ...
  • Longtime Henderson employee Murnane tabbed for city manager job
    July 13, 2015
    Henderson spent several months and $30,000 scouring the country to find the best city manager possible. But after two days of interviews ...
  • Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton greets supporters after speaking at a campaign event in New York, Monday, July 13, 2015.
    Ahead of Nevada caucus, Hillary Clinton unveils economic agenda
    July 13, 2015
    Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton criticized her Republican challengers and called to raise the minimum wage during a major economic speech on Monday ...
  • Danny Tarkanian and his wife, Amy, make an appearance during a GOP election-night watch party Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012, at the Venetian.
    Republican Danny Tarkanian announces bid for Congress
    July 13, 2015
    Republican Danny Tarkanian announced Monday that he'll run for the 3rd Congressional District seat held by fellow Republican Rep. Joe Heck, setting up a primary with establishment-backed state Sen. Michael Roberson. Tarkanian has unsuccessfully run for office several times. He won the Republican primary for Nevada's 4th Congressional District seat in 2012, but lost to Democrat Steven Horsford. His announcement comes a week after Heck said he will run for the U.S. Senate seat being vacated by Democrat Harry Reid ...
  • Adam Gabbatt of The Guardian newspaper holds images of possible Republican candidates, from left, former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum, former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin, Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, Donald Trump, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., and, former Texas Gov. Rick Perry, below, as he interviews Howard "Cowboy" Woodward during the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in National Harbor, Md., Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015.
    Everybody into the pool! Why is the 2016 GOP field so big?
    July 13, 2015
    Who yelled "everybody into the pool?" After all the candidate announcements, after all the speculation about who'd go first and who's yet to jump in, one question remains in this summer before the election year: Why are so many Republicans running for president?
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