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Jarvis Polu of Las Vegas chose Navy despite Army connections
Saturday, December 8, 2018
Army's loss has been Navy's gain the last four years. After graduating from Liberty High School in Las Vegas in 2014, Jarvis Polu committed to play football for Army. His father had retired from the Army after 25 years and Polu was ready to ...
Signs of squatters at vacant duplex fire, officials say
Signs of squatters at vacant duplex fire, officials say
Thursday, December 6, 2018
Las Vegas Fire & Rescue officials said they found signs of squatter activity at a vacant home that caught fire today just east of downtown. Nobody ...
Raising Cane’s opening first east valley restaurant
Raising Cane’s opening first east valley restaurant
Thursday, December 6, 2018
Raising Cane’s Chicken Fingers is opening its 13th Las Vegas-area restaurant and the first in the east valley. The restaurant is seeking 120 crew members for multiple positions at the new location at ...
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U.S. to ease oil drilling controls protecting imperiled bird
Thursday, December 6, 2018
The Trump administration moved forward Thursday with plans to ease restrictions on oil and natural gas drilling and other activities across millions of acres in the American West that were put in place to protect an imperiled bird species. Land management documents released ...
Las Vegas house prices remain flat in November
Las Vegas house prices remain flat in November
Thursday, December 6, 2018
The median sales price for an existing single-family home in the Las Vegas area in November was $295,000, according to a report from ...
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Michael Brown retiring as president of Barrick U.S.A.
Thursday, December 6, 2018
Barrick Gold Corp. today announced management changes in the company’s North America region. Michael Brown, president of Barrick U.S.A., will be retiring Dec. 31. Brown has been with ...
Las Vegas votes to curb short-term rentals with new homeowner restrictions
Las Vegas votes to curb short-term rentals with new homeowner restrictions
Wednesday, December 5, 2018
The new regulations could force all but about 2 percent of the 162 legally operating short-term rentals in the city's jurisdiction to shutter when their special-use permits expire ...
Reid Duke, the original Golden Knight, called up from AHL
Reid Duke, the original Golden Knight, called up from AHL
Wednesday, December 5, 2018
Reid Duke turned in early Tuesday night, prepping for today’s game in the AHL with the Chicago Wolves. He didn’t expect his roommate to wake him up to ...
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Police: Arrests cripple violent gang’s drug network
Wednesday, December 5, 2018
More than two dozen members of a violent street gang, including the regional boss, have been arrested in the Las Vegas Valley, crippling its drug distribution network, according to Metro Police. The suspects The suspects, members of the 18th Street gang, are responsible for some of the most violent crimes in ...
Judge OKs extradition of Nevada inmate in Colorado killings
Wednesday, December 5, 2018
A judge has ordered that a Nevada inmate accused of killing four people in suburban Denver more than ...
Hispanic supermarket chain expanding to Henderson
Hispanic supermarket chain expanding to Henderson
Wednesday, December 5, 2018
La Bonita, a popular Hispanic supermarket chain with six valley locations, will open its first store in Henderson next summer. The new store, just north of Green Valley Parkway and ...
Nevada suing U.S. in bid to block plan for plutonium shipments
Nevada suing U.S. in bid to block plan for plutonium shipments
Tuesday, December 4, 2018
Nevada is suing the federal government in a bid to stop plans to ship plutonium cross-country next year from South Carolina to the nation's former nuclear proving ground north of ...
Golden Knights’ advice for Seattle: ‘Have fun’
Golden Knights’ advice for Seattle: ‘Have fun’
Tuesday, December 4, 2018
Golden Knights coach Gerard Gallant smiled when asked if he had any advice for the future Seattle hockey coach. “Have fun,” he said. The NHL Board of Governors today unanimously approved placing the ...
Passerby alerts sleeping residents to house fire
Passerby alerts sleeping residents to house fire
Tuesday, December 4, 2018
Two people who were sleeping when their house caught fire escaped after a passerby banged on the door to warn them, Las Vegas Fire & Rescue officials said. Nobody was ...
Nevada revenue projections show more growth for next 2 years
Tuesday, December 4, 2018
Nevada's revenue from sales, gambling and other taxes will grow more than the inflation rate through mid-2021 for a total increase of $591 million, according to financial projections. The Nevada Economic Forum approved ...