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October 25, 2016

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  • Ontario nurse charged in deaths of 8 nursing home residents
    Oct. 25, 2016
    A nurse has been charged with the murders of eight elderly people under her care at nursing homes in southwestern Ontario over a seven-year period, police said ...
  • Troopers: Fog may have been factor in crash that killed motorcyclist
    Oct. 25, 2016
    Fog might have contributed to a fatal crash in which a tractor-trailer rammed into a motorcycle on U.S. Highway 95, about 30 miles north of Searchlight, this morning, the ...
  • Nevada tribes seek $117K in legal costs in voting suit
    Oct. 25, 2016
    Two Nevada tribes are asking a federal judge to order the state of Nevada and two counties to pay them more than $100,000 in legal expenses in a growing legal fight over alleged violations of the ...
  • Bling and baseball: Cleveland at center of sports storm
    Oct. 25, 2016
    Blinking back tears, LeBron James extended his right ring finger, the one sparkling with 400 diamonds, and touched the championship banner. As it rose from a golden, miniature Cleveland skyline toward ...
  • Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks during a meeting with local farmers at Bedners Farm Fresh Market, Monday, Oct. 24, 2016, in Boynton Beach, Fla.
    As Trump falters, more Republicans say they'll block Clinton
    Oct. 25, 2016
    A new fundraising email from House Speaker Paul Ryan's political operation, over former Speaker Newt Gingrich's signature, seeks money for Republican congressional candidates by calling the appeal "our very last chance to stop Pelosi and ...
  • Metro trying to ID man who gave literal meaning to stick-up attempt
    Oct. 25, 2016
    Metro Police say they are seeking a man who stormed a northwest valley retail store armed with a stick, attacked an employee and made death threats. Officers were dispatched to the attempted robbery shortly before ...
  • Police seek suspects in fatal shooting at Las Vegas C-store
    Oct. 25, 2016
    Metro Police detectives have identified two men they say are connected to a fatal shooting this month in a northeast valley convenience store parking lot. Jordan and Victor Delgado, 19 and 23, are being sought along with ...
  • Anne Holton, left, wife of Democratic Vice Presidential candidate Tim Kaine, arrives for an Education roundtable discussion at Nevada State College in Henderson Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2016.
    Kaine's wife, Anne Holton, leads panel in education talk at Nevada State College
    Oct. 25, 2016
    Offering a more well-rounded public education for children, and a greater variety of technical and vocational-based study at community colleges will help the United States continue to lead the global economy ...
  • E-sports proponents urge casino commitment
    Oct. 25, 2016
    The development of e-sports and skill-based gaming can’t come soon enough for some in the casino industry, who see it as a way to draw a younger demographic to gambling. However, speakers at the E-sports and Casino Resorts conference, being held today and tomorrow at the SLS in Las Vegas, say a move into e-sports requires more commitment. ...
  • Rick McCann, executive director of the Nevada Association of Public Safety Officers, gives an interview Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2016, after a news conference in which he expressed support for a ballot measure to expand background checks for gun purchases in Nevada. McCann was joined at the news conference by Julie Proctor, executive director of Safe House, former Clark County Assistant District Attorney Teresa Lowry, retired Metro Police homicide Lt. Ray Steiber and retired Metro Deputy Chief Al Salinas.
    Police, victim advocates call for expanded background checks on gun purchases
    Oct. 25, 2016
    Travis Spitler was barred by law from buying a gun, but he easily found a way around the restriction. Spitler connected with a private seller and lied about his background, which included ...
  • In this June 26, 2013, photo, the Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa is seen in Atlantic City, N.J., with the nearby Water Club reflected in its gold glass facade.
    Atlantic City belt-tightening plan aims to avoid takeover
    Oct. 25, 2016
    tlantic City plans to sell land, lay off 100 more workers, pay down most of its $500 million debt and slash other expenses during the next five years to fight off a threatened state takeover of its assets and decision-making power ...
  • Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump arrives to speak at a campaign rally, Friday, Oct. 21, 2016, in Newtown, Pa.
    Henderson woman shares story as housing discrimination tester at Trump property
    Oct. 25, 2016
    A Henderson woman is coming forward to share her story as a housing discrimination tester at one of Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump’s properties in the 1970s ...
  • Election Day gut check should turn voters away from Trump
    Oct. 25, 2016
    The smear and loathing in Las Vegas was in character. So was Trump’s lack of stamina. He’s become a very tired and confused 70-year-old man feeding nuts to squirrels in the park of his delusions. Thus, every Trump lie, every Trump insult, every Trump befuddlement over something he’s utterly clueless about barely made a …
  • CD3 candidate Jacky Rosen speaks during a press conference by the Nevada State Democratic Party in Las Vegas, Nev. on June 15, 2016.
    Newest Rosen ad proclaims she'll 'protect seniors and strengthen social security'
    Oct. 25, 2016
    Democratic congressional candidate Jacky Rosen is up with a new ad today contrasting herself against her Republican opponent as Nevada voters head to the polls this week for ...
  • Support officials who work for kids
    Oct. 25, 2016
    Congressman Joe Heck voted to cut Pell Grants for 35,000 Nevada students and to raise student loan interest rates, essentially cutting off a path to college and self-improvement. Donald Trump, his party’s candidate for president, went so far as to say that he wants to abolish the Department of Education. Meanwhile, Catherine Cortez Masto and Hillary Clinton want to …
  • A rendering of SolarReserve's ten new solar plants expected to cover about 15,000 acres and create 3,000 construction jobs over seven years.
    Q&A: SolarReserve CEO discusses $5 billion Nevada project
    Oct. 25, 2016
    When California-based energy firm SolarReserve began generating electricity in Nevada at the end of 2015, the news was cast as a significant step in the future of solar power. Unlike rooftop panels or large-scale solar arrays, SolarReserve’s project ...
  • Chocolatier Kristal Chamblee creates another batch of chocolate bars in the kitchen at the  Silver State Wellness edible marijuana facility on Thursday, Oct. 20, 2016.
    Pot-infused edibles roll from new production facility
    Oct. 25, 2016
    Marijuana-infused soft drinks, pocket mints, chocolates and lotions. Silver State Wellness’ 30,000-square-foot production facility in the central valley is one of the few places in Nevada to produce items for the state’s medical marijuana dispensaries without ...  
  • Clinton inspires women to believe
    Oct. 25, 2016
    Hooray for the women out there who have been inspired by Clinton’s stamina and toughness as she went up against Trump the bully and kicked his …
  • Culinary Union member Miguel Martinez holds the American Flag during a "Taco-Truck-Wall" Culinary Union Local 226 protest at Trump International, Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2016.
    Beating Trump is personal, not just political, for unions
    Oct. 25, 2016
    Hillary Clinton has inched ahead in battleground Nevada polls not just because of what she’s done, but because of whom Republican Donald Trump has ...
  • Opera company still needed here
    Oct. 25, 2016
    We have world-class entertainment, restaurants and chefs on the Strip. We have a world-class performance center in the Smith Center. We have a planned world-class art museum. …
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