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October 27, 2021

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  • Hard Rock considering two NYC-area casinos 8 miles apart

    14 minutes ago

    (AP) ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Hard Rock wants to build a casino in or near New York City, even as it moves forward with a plan to build another one in northern New Jersey, about 8 miles away. Jim Allen, ...

  • NDOW draining, expediting repairs at Cave Creek Dam near Ely

    30 minutes ago

    (AP) RENO, Nev. (AP) — State officials have decided to close and fully drain a reservoir in eastern Nevada to expedite repairs and eliminate potentially dangerous conditions at the 89-year-old Cave Creek Dam sooner than originally was planned over several seasons. ...

  • 'Atmospheric river' drenches drought-stricken California

    50 minutes ago

    (AP) SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A powerful atmospheric river storm that swept through California set rainfall records and helped douse wildfires. But it remained to be seen how much of a dent it made in the state's drought. The weather system ...

  • Wave of casino winnings continuing in Nevada, report shows

    56 minutes ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — A wave of casino winnings is continuing in Nevada, where event schedules are expanding and a monthly revenue report showed gambling back at pre-coronavirus pandemic levels. Casinos statewide took in almost $1.2 billion in house winnings ...

  • Body of possible homicide victim identified as Elko woman

    1 hour, 33 minutes ago

    (AP) ELKO, Nev. (AP) — The body of a possible homicide victim found in a rural area northeast of Elko has been identified as an Elko woman, the Elko County Sheriff's Office said. The body found by a hunter in the ...

  • Caesars helping nonprofit bring showers to Vegas homeless

    18 hours, 5 minutes ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — A private and public partnership has expanded a Las Vegas program providing mobile shower trailers for homeless people through the Clean the World nonprofit, officials said. Clark County, Caesars Entertainment and the Caesars Foundation announced a ...

  • Wife accused of dismembering man's body, collecting benefits

    19 hours, 55 minutes ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — A 69-year-old Las Vegas woman is accused of defrauding Social Security for years after she allegedly dismembered her dead husband’s body and threw his remains in the trash, according to a federal criminal complaint. Nancy Shedleski ...

  • Rainfall records fall across northern Nevada, Reno to Ely

    20 hours, 4 minutes ago

    (AP) RENO, Nev. (AP) — The amount of rain that fell in Reno the last two days was nearly as much as the previous 12 months combined as rainfall records fell across much of northern Nevada, the National Weather Service said ...

  • Boyd: Q3 Earnings Snapshot

    21 hours, 33 minutes ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) _ Boyd Gaming Corp. (BYD) on Tuesday reported third-quarter profit of $138.2 million. On a per-share basis, the Las Vegas-based company said it had profit of $1.21. Earnings, adjusted for one-time gains and costs, came to $1.30 ...

  • Winning bid hits $1.9M for pawnbroker license in Las Vegas

    21 hours, 36 minutes ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — A rare chance to obtain a city license to open a new pawn shop in Las Vegas drew a winning bid of $1.9 million. Seven bidders took part in a Monday auction at City Hall, where ...

  • 'Atmospheric river' drenches drought-stricken California

    1 day, 2 hours ago

    (AP) SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A powerful atmospheric river storm that swept through California set rainfall records and helped douse wildfires. But it remained to be seen how much of a dent it made in the state's drought. The weather system ...

  • Record rainfall as storm douses drought-stricken California

    1 day, 10 hours ago

    (AP) SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A powerful storm that swept through California set rainfall records and helped douse wildfires. But it remained to be seen how much of a dent it made in the state's drought. The system weakened as it ...

  • Record-breaking storm douses drought-stricken California

    1 day, 15 hours ago

    (AP) SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Across Northern California, crews worked Monday to clear streets of toppled trees and branches and to clean gutters clogged by debris carried by rainwater from a massive storm that caused flooding and rock slides, and knocked ...

  • Vilified in sports world, Astros begin another World Series

    1 day, 16 hours ago

    (AP) HOUSTON (AP) — Carlos Correa, Jose Altuve and Alex Bregman whipped the ball around during a crisp infield drill, then came together for a group hug near second base after finishing up Monday. High above the diamond at Minute Maid ...

  • 2 feet of snow in Sierra; record rain in Reno; I-80 reopens

    1 day, 17 hours ago

    (AP) RENO, Nev. (AP) — More than 2 feet (0.7 meters) of new snow snarled traffic in the Sierra on Monday while record rainfall in Reno forced the closure of one school and caused minor flooding that shut down some streets. ...

  • 2 feet of snow in Sierra; record rain in Reno; I-80 reopens

    1 day, 18 hours ago

    (AP) RENO, Nev. (AP) — More than 2 feet (0.7 meters) of new snow snarled traffic in the Sierra on Monday while record rainfall in Reno forced the closure of one school and caused minor flooding that shut down some streets. ...

  • Record-breaking storm douses drought-stricken California

    1 day, 18 hours ago

    (AP) SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Across Northern California, crews worked Monday to clear streets of toppled trees and branches and to clean gutters clogged by debris carried by rainwater from a massive storm that caused flooding and rock slides, and knocked ...

  • Vilified in sports world, Astros begin another World Series

    1 day, 18 hours ago

    (AP) HOUSTON (AP) — Carlos Correa, Jose Altuve and Alex Bregman whipped the ball around during a crisp infield drill, then came together for a group hug near second base after finishing up Monday. High above the diamond at Minute Maid ...

  • SWAT standoff near Reno ends with arrest on fugitive warrant

    1 day, 20 hours ago

    (AP) RENO, Nev. (AP) — A 47-year-old man who was arrested on multiple charges after an hours-long standoff with a SWAT team north of Reno was wanted on a federal fugitive warrant, the Washoe County sheriff’s office said. Sidrick Romero was ...

  • Hall of Famer Payton looks to make mark as college coach

    1 day, 20 hours ago

    (AP) OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Way up in the Oakland Hills, Gary Payton is hollering good-naturedly as if he's still on the court during his days as a dynamic point guard with the Seattle SuperSonics, this time instructing his Lincoln University ...

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