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April 21, 2019

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Amodei: Politics impedes solving immigration problem
Sunday, April 21, 2019
U.S. Rep. Mark Amodei said Congress does nothing to solve the immigration problem because members — both Republicans and Democrats — care primarily about ...
Charleston closing near downtown Las Vegas for roadwork
Saturday, April 20, 2019
Upcoming roadwork on Project Neon will shut down Charleston Boulevard near downtown Las Vegas for more than a week. A stretch of Charleston between Commerce Street and ...
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Rural Nevada creating a virtual presidential campaign trail
Saturday, April 20, 2019
Democrat Kimi Cole is tired of excuses from presidential candidates who say it's too expensive and time-consuming to visit areas of rural Nevada like her town of ...
U.S. Marshals Service: Nevada roundup nets 110 arrests
Friday, April 19, 2019
Authorities say a multi-agency roundup in communities across Nevada has resulted in 110 arrests. The U.S. Marshals Service says the two-week operation that ended ...
Las Vegas man charged with murder in doctor slaying
Las Vegas man charged with murder in doctor slaying
Friday, April 19, 2019
A 27-year-old ex-convict was charged Friday with murder and conspiracy in the killing of a California doctor whose bludgeoned corpse was found last month in the trunk of an abandoned ...
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Las Vegas dispensaries ready for marijuana's version of 'Black Friday'
Friday, April 19, 2019
With April 20 — 420 if you’re so inclined — just days away, Mike Pizzo surveyed the scene at Reef Dispensaries on Western Avenue. To a first-time customer, it might have seemed like a busy afternoon, with people coming and going, peppering staff with questions about ...
Census Bureau: Nevada’s population tops 3 million
Thursday, April 18, 2019
Nevada’s population increased to more than 3 million last year, according to newly released census data. The U.S. Census Bureau estimates the state’s population increased by almost 62,000 people between ...
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Amber Alert canceled in Nevada; teen girl still missing
Thursday, April 18, 2019
An Amber Alert was issued today for a teen girl last seen in Southern California with her mother and a man who are homicide suspects, according to the ...
Commissioners delay Red Rock Canyon housing development
Thursday, April 18, 2019
Plans for a 3,000-home development overlooking Red Rock Canyon west of Las Vegas have stalled pending federal approval for ...
Bicyclist hit by car, killed crossing street
Bicyclist hit by car, killed crossing street
Thursday, April 18, 2019
A bicyclist was hit by a car and killed Thursday night while crossing Pecos Road south of Tropicana Avenue, according to Metro Police. The car was headed north on Pecos about 10 p.m. when it ...
Police: Suspect arrested in slaying of man found in ravine
Police: Suspect arrested in slaying of man found in ravine
Wednesday, April 17, 2019
About a month after his mother reported him missing, Marcos Madrid’s body was found in a remote desert ravine. He’d been shot while lying face down ...
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Tiger Woods bettor has long criminal record in Wisconsin
Wednesday, April 17, 2019
The gambler who hit it big on Tiger Woods' Masters victory has a lengthy criminal record in his home state of Wisconsin. James Adducci was presented with a check for more than ...
Report: Owner exploring sale of the Cosmopolitan
Report: Owner exploring sale of the Cosmopolitan
Wednesday, April 17, 2019
Blackstone Group LP is exploring a sale of the Cosmopolitan hotel and casino, the rare instance of a major casino on the Las Vegas Strip coming to the market, according to ...
Feds seek dismissal of plutonium lawsuit; no quake concerns
Feds seek dismissal of plutonium lawsuit; no quake concerns
Wednesday, April 17, 2019
The U.S. Energy Department is asking a federal judge in Reno to dismiss the state's lawsuit challenging plutonium shipments to Nevada while an appeals court considers ...
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California dispute threatens plan to protect Colorado River
Wednesday, April 17, 2019
A dispute between two major California water agencies is threatening to derail a hard-won agreement designed to protect a river that serves 40 million people in the U.S. West ...