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Child's drowning at Henderson water park ruled accident
Tuesday, June 27, 2017
Authorities in Las Vegas say an 8-year-old boy who became unconscious in a wave pool at a Henderson water park drowned, and his death has been ...
More than 8,000 without power near Las Vegas airport, Strip
Tuesday, June 27, 2017
More than 8,000 NV Energy customers were without power this afternoon due to equipment issues, according to the utility. The ZIP codes most affected were ...
Governors in both parties attack GOP health plan: ‘This bill is unacceptable’
Governors in both parties attack GOP health plan: ‘This bill is unacceptable’
Tuesday, June 27, 2017
A quiet effort by governors to block full repeal of the Affordable Care Act reached its climax in Washington on Tuesday, as state executives in both parties who have ...
Four people burned out of southeast valley apartment
Tuesday, June 27, 2017
Four people are without a home after a fire at a southeast valley apartment complex damaged two units, according to the Clark County Fire Department. Crews were called about ...
Review: Nevada education accountability plan strong, could be improved
Tuesday, June 27, 2017
Nevada’s federally mandated education accountability plan is strong but has room for improvement, according to an independent analysis requested by two nonprofit advocacy groups. Bellwether Education Partners and ...
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All aboard: Las Vegas launches free downtown shuttle
Tuesday, June 27, 2017
Downtown’s newest transportation option kicked off this morning with a typical Vegas shebang that included two Mayor Goodmans, a showgirl, a mobster and Elvis. The Downtown Loop is a free shuttle service connecting nine popular spots, including the Arts District, Pawn Plaza and the Fremont Street Experience. It utilizes two bright magenta, 19-seat shuttles running ...
A census time machine: Sioux Falls is the past, Staten Island the present, Las Vegas the future
A census time machine: Sioux Falls is the past, Staten Island the present, Las Vegas the future
Tuesday, June 27, 2017
If you find yourself traveling through Nevada’s pointed southern tip, look around: Along with the towering rust-hued rock formations and the Las Vegas Strip, you might ...
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Manny Pacquiao won't watch Mayweather-McGregor, says 'it could be very boring'
Tuesday, June 27, 2017
The all-time pay-per-view record was set in 2015, when 4.6 million customers purchased a boxing match between Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao. If the upcoming Floyd Mayweather-Conor McGregor fight is going ...
How patriotic are you? Study rates Nevadans
How patriotic are you? Study rates Nevadans
Tuesday, June 27, 2017
The spectacular July 4 fireworks show on the Las Vegas Strip isn’t the only thing patriotic about Nevada. According to a recent study by WalletHub, Nevada is in the top half of ...
Police: Bail bond agent shot while pursuing wanted man
Tuesday, June 27, 2017
A bail bond agent was shot while trying to take a man into custody Monday night in the west valley, according to Metro Police. Two agents were attempting to take ...
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Justices to review New Jersey bid for legal sports betting
Tuesday, June 27, 2017
The Supreme Court will take up New Jersey’s bid to allow sports betting at its casinos and racetracks. The justices say Tuesday they will review a lower court ruling against the state, which is hoping to capture some ...
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Ohio air show attendance down after Thunderbirds cancel
Monday, June 26, 2017
An Ohio air show's attendance was lower than expected after the Air Force Thunderbirds cancelled performances when an F-16D fighter jet left the runway and flipped over upon landing during ...
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Golden Knights hitting the ice for first time
Monday, June 26, 2017
The Golden Knights will finally touch sticks to ice Tuesday as they begin their inaugural rookie development camp at the Las Vegas Ice Center. Head coach Gerard Gallant will finally see his players on the ice and ...
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Emergency regulations adopted for recreational marijuana
Monday, June 26, 2017
The Nevada Tax Commission today adopted emergency regulations for recreational marijuana, opening the door for sales to begin Saturday on a limited basis. The commission approved regulations for regulations for packaging, labeling and advertising ...
Coroner: Woman dies weeks after ex-boyfriend choking arrest
Monday, June 26, 2017
Authorities in Las Vegas say a 39-year-old woman who was choked into unconsciousness by her ex-boyfriend has died of her injuries. The Clark County coroner said today that Stella Martinez died ...