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Investigation finds 21 perimeter breaches at Las Vegas airport
Investigation finds 21 perimeter breaches at Las Vegas airport
Thursday, April 9, 2015
The security fence and gates that surround McCarran International Airport have been breached 21 times over the past six years. An Associated Press investigation found ...
What’s next for disgruntled Allegiant pilots if strike isn’t an option?
What’s next for disgruntled Allegiant pilots if strike isn’t an option?
Wednesday, April 8, 2015
When a federal judge put the kibosh on Allegiant Air pilots’ attempted strike last week, just hours after they called it, the aviators were left in a tricky spot ...
Construction begins on key link of future interstate
Construction begins on key link of future interstate
Monday, April 6, 2015
Federal, state and local officials gathered in Boulder City today to celebrate the groundbreaking of a highway bypass project that one day will form a key part of Interstate 11, linking Las Vegas and Phoenix. Officials hailed the start of construction ...
Photo: Demonstrators protest against ride-hailing company
Uber controversy highlights complaints about cabs
Sunday, April 5, 2015
OPINION:
John Katsilometes talks with a limo driver who loves the ride-sharing app ...
Senate passes bill to raise Nevada speed limit
Senate passes bill to raise Nevada speed limit
Thursday, April 2, 2015
By a 16-4 vote, the state Senate today approved a bill to allow the maximum speed limit in Nevada to be raised from 75 to 80 mph. Sen. Don Gustavson, R-Sparks, said ...
Bill would allow motorized wheelchairs in bike lanes
Thursday, April 2, 2015
Bicyclists might have to start sharing the road with motorized wheelchair users under a proposed Nevada law. Democratic Sen. Mo Denis is sponsoring SB 354 and presented the bill Thursday to ...
Court issues order blocking Allegiant pilot strike
Court issues order blocking Allegiant pilot strike
Wednesday, April 1, 2015
A federal judge has tabled a short-lived effort by Allegiant Air pilots to go on strike, an attempted escalation in a lengthy labor dispute that would have grounded ...
Photo: In this Thursday, May 9, 2013, photo, an Allegiant
Allegiant Air taking on another $37.5 million in debt
Tuesday, March 31, 2015
After going on a borrowing binge last year, Allegiant Air is taking on more debt. The Las Vegas-based discount airline today closed on a loan to borrow $30 million, putting up two Airbus A319 aircraft as collateral. The carrier also obtained ...
Cabbies protest bills that would allow ride-share services
Cabbies protest bills that would allow ride-share services
Monday, March 30, 2015
Cab drivers and public-safety advocates gathered outside the state capitol and the Grant Sawyer State Office in Las Vegas today to protest proposed legislation to legalize ride-share services like Uber. The protests dovetailed with ...
Photo: In an undated handout photo, a Norwegian Air Shutt
Report: European budget airline launching Las Vegas route
Thursday, March 26, 2015
Popular low-cost international carrier Norwegian Air Shuttle may be making its Las Vegas debut this winter with a direct flight between McCarran International and ...
House bill would extended proposed I-11 in Arizona, Nevada
Thursday, March 26, 2015
A bill proposed in the U.S. House would extend the proposed Interstate 11 into northern Nevada and southern Arizona. Congress in 2012 officially designated a corridor between Phoenix ...
Photo: A Southwest Airlines flight approaches McCarran In
Las Vegas airport traffic up nearly 3 percent in February
Thursday, March 26, 2015
Officials say the number of travelers flying into and out of Las Vegas grew nearly 3 percent in February compared to the year prior to 3.15 million people. McCarran International Airport officials ...
Bill would require photo on Nevada handicap parking permits
Bill would require photo on Nevada handicap parking permits
Thursday, March 12, 2015
Lawmakers are reviewing a bill that would require parking permits for people with disabilities to display a photo of the permit holder as an extra step to ...
Nevada gas prices up more than half-dollar from month ago
Nevada gas prices up more than half-dollar from month ago
Wednesday, March 11, 2015
The days of filling up for $2 per gallon in Nevada may already be well behind us. The state’s average price per gallon climbed to $2.88 Tuesday ...
Photo: Some pedestrians carrying umbrellas, cross a foot
Officials slam proposed ads on Strip pedestrian bridges
Tuesday, March 3, 2015
The Las Vegas Strip is already saturated with advertisements, so what harm could be done by adding a few more to the pedestrian bridges that span ...

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