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August 19, 2017

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  • The Latest: Mayor urges Trump to denounce racism in Nevada

    15 hours, 5 minutes ago

    (AP) RENO, Nev. (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's visit to Reno next week (all times local): 2:20 p.m. The mayor of Reno is urging President Donald Trump to emphasize unity and speak out against hate-driven racism and violence ...

  • Nevada plan to use untried execution drugs draws criticism

    17 hours, 43 minutes ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — Prison officials in Nevada are drawing criticism for proposing to use an untried three-drug combination for the Nov. 14 lethal injection of a death row inmate who says he wants to die. A Nevada Department of ...

  • Trump to address American Legion convention in Reno

    18 hours, 16 minutes ago

    (AP) RENO, Nev. (AP) — President Donald Trump is adding another stop on his trip out West next week, with plans to address the American Legion convention in Nevada. White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders says the president will visit ...

  • North Las Vegas church peace vigil to be held Sunday

    19 hours, 33 minutes ago

    (AP) NORTH LAS VEGAS, Nev. (AP) — A Las Vegas area church is hosting a vigil in light of the deadly Charlottesville protests and is urging attendees not to bring signs or posters. The First AME Church in North Las Vegas ...

  • Nevada Lt. Gov. Mark Hutchison says he won't run again

    20 hours, 17 minutes ago

    (AP) CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Nevada Lt. Gov. Mark Hutchison says he won't seek a second term, and won't run for another elected office next year. Hutchison's announcement on Friday pointed to demands of his Las Vegas law firm and ...

  • Man mauled by police dog gets $17,500 for excessive force

    21 hours, 21 minutes ago

    (AP) RENO, Nev. (AP) — A Nevada man who says two deputies used excessive force and violated his civil rights by siccing a police dog on him has been awarded $17,500 in an excessive force lawsuit. The Reno Gazette-Journal reported (http://on.rgj.com/2wgR0Pu ...

  • Vegas lawyers confidents laws will follow pot evolution

    1 day, 5 hours ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — Just over two years after filling out tens of thousands of sheets of paperwork for their medical marijuana licenses, Nevada weed entrepreneurs didn't have it as bad this time around, according to lawyers in the new ...

  • Raiders working on long to-do list for Las Vegas stadium

    1 day, 11 hours ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Oakland Raiders and the public entity that oversees the team's proposed stadium in Las Vegas continue to work on a long list of pending issues that they hope to resolve by an October deadline. The ...

  • The Latest: Jury done for the week in Bundy standoff trial

    1 day, 13 hours ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on the trial in Las Vegas of four men accused of wielding assault rifles to stop federal agents from rounding up anti-government figure Cliven Bundy's cattle in April 2014 (all times local): 4:15 p.m. ...

  • Column: What's in a smaller glove? More hype for the fight

    1 day, 16 hours ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — It's only two ounces of foam, four if you count both hands. Still, it was enough to make Conor McGregor quite happy. Floyd Mayweather Jr., too, because it likely means more sales for what could be ...

  • More seats for passengers at Reno-Tahoe airport

    1 day, 17 hours ago

    (AP) RENO, Nev. (AP) — Tourism officials say the Reno-Tahoe International Airport has increased its airline seat capacity throughout the past two years, but the total number of seats is still lower than it was before the 2008 recession. The Las ...

  • Execution reset amid Nevada lethal injection plan challenge

    1 day, 17 hours ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — An execution date for a Nevada death row inmate who says he wants to die has been pushed back one month, to mid-November. Scott Raymond Dozier appeared Thursday before a state court judge in Las Vegas ...

  • Jury in Vegas returns to work in Bundy standoff gunmen trial

    1 day, 18 hours ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — A federal jury has resumed deliberations in Las Vegas in the retrial of four men accused of wielding assault weapons against federal agents in a 2014 standoff near the Nevada ranch of anti-government figure Cliven Bundy. ...

  • The Latest: Nevada judge clears way for more pot licenses

    1 day, 18 hours ago

    (AP) CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — The Latest on a legal battle over licenses to distribute recreational marijuana to retail dispensaries in Nevada (all times local): 11 a.m. A Nevada judge has cleared the way for the state's marijuana regulators to ...

  • 3rd Nevada senator target of Republicans' recall petitions

    1 day, 19 hours ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — A third petition to recall a Nevada state senator has been filed by Republicans. The Las Vegas Review-Journal reported (http://bit.ly/2x8sahc ) Wednesday that the petition was filed for Democrat Nicole Cannizzaro, who represents the northwest Las ...

  • 2 arrested after shot fired on Las Vegas Strip, no one hurt

    1 day, 19 hours ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — Authorities have arrested two people after a gunshot was fired on the Las Vegas Strip. Las Vegas police said the shooting happened about 3:35 a.m. Thursday on the sidewalk in front of the Harrah's hotel-casino on ...

  • Gore to give keynote at US clean energy summit in Las Vegas

    1 day, 23 hours ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — Former Vice President Al Gore has agreed to be the keynote speaker at a national clean energy summit in Las Vegas this fall. Former Nevada Democratic Sen. Harry Reid and Republican Gov. Brian Sandoval are co-hosting ...

  • Nevada pot regulators back in court as supplies dwindle

    2 days, 5 hours ago

    (AP) CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Nevada's marijuana regulators are headed back to court in a turf battle with liquor wholesalers over exclusive rights to distribute pot products to the state's new recreational retailers. Nevada's Taxation Department says the protracted legal ...

  • District attorney in Las Vegas says he'll run again in 2018

    2 days, 12 hours ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — The top prosecutor in Las Vegas says he'll seek a second term next year. Clark County District Attorney Steve Wolfson announced Wednesday that even though the official filing period doesn't begin until March, he plans to ...

  • FAA move could affect timeline for Raiders' Vegas stadium

    2 days, 13 hours ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Federal Aviation Administration has issued a notice requesting comments on the Oakland Raiders' proposed stadium in Las Vegas, a move with a deadline that could affect the project's ambitious construction timeline. The FAA has given ...

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