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October 22, 2018

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Work starts on new pedestrian bridge for Las Vegas Strip
Photo: The $16.9 million pedestrian bridge is being const Clark County officials broke ground today on a new pedestrian bridge on the Las Vegas Strip aimed at increasing both safety and traffic flow. The $16.9 million project is ...
11:35 a.m.
Netflix to borrow another $2B to pay its programming bills
Photo: In this Friday, Jan. 17, 2014, file photo, a perso Netflix plans to borrow another $2 billion to help pay for the exclusive series and movies that its management credits for helping ...
10:55 a.m.
Fury over reported federal plan targeting transgender people
LGBT leaders across the U.S. reacted with fury Monday to a report that the Trump administration is considering adoption of a new definition ...
10:50 a.m.
Golden Knights' Marc-André Fleury wins NHL weekly honor
Golden Knights' Marc-André Fleury wins NHL weekly honor Fleury had a 26-save performance last Tuesday in a 4-1 victory against Buffalo. Saturday, he had 17 saves in a 3-1 victory against Anaheim for the 408th victory of ...
10:02 a.m.
UNR's No. 7 ranking in preseason Top 25 poll is best ever
Photo: UNLV guard Jordan Johnson (24) goes up for a shot It's the Wolf Pack's highest AP ranking in school history ...
9:55 a.m.
Nearly 42,000 Nevadans registered to vote in October
Nearly 42,000 Nevadans registered to vote in October The Nevada Secretary of State reports nearly 42,000 people registered to vote in in October, setting a new record for active registered voters in the state ...
9:09 a.m.
Ex-NFL player out of prison after 18 years for murder plot
The former NFL wide receiver was released from prison Monday after serving more than 18 years for conspiring to murder the mother of his unborn child.
9:07 a.m.
Restocked Kansas nabs No. 1 spot in AP Top 25 preseason poll
Photo: Kansas Jayhawks Head Coach Bill Self calls out to The Jayhawks lost three starters from last year's Final Four team, but have a restocked roster that includes transfer ...
9:03 a.m.
Rising rates, slowing home sales expected to hurt remodelers
Photo: A carpenter frames a home under construction in He General contractors and other small businesses in the home remodeling industry can expect revenue to slow in 2019, the result of rising mortgage ...
8:52 a.m.
Trump says he's reducing Central American aid over migrants
Photo: Honduran migrants hoping to reach the U.S. sleep i President Donald Trump said Monday the U.S. would begin "cutting off, or substantially reducing" aid to three Central American nations over a migrant ...
8:47 a.m.
Category 5 Hurricane Willa threatens Mexico's Pacific coast
Hurricane Willa grew into a potentially catastrophic Category 5 storm and swept toward Mexico's Pacific coast with winds of 160 mph Monday ...
8:43 a.m.
US adviser Bolton in Moscow after Trump aims to exit treaty
U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton held talks with top Russian officials Monday after President Donald Trump had declared ...
8:34 a.m.
Saudi phone calls, 'body double' after Khashoggi killing
A man appearing to wear Jamal Khashoggi's clothes left the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul following his killing there, according to a surveillance video, while ...
8:31 a.m.
The List: Banks and thrifts, Oct. 22, 2018
Find out about banks and thrifts. This week, we rank them by local deposits as of June 30.
2:00 a.m.
The Notes: Oct. 22, 2018
In the Notes: Creamistry Las Vegas, Solutions Recovery, AutoNation, Allstate Insurance Company, Maverick Helicopters, Thunderbird Lounge, Caesars Entertainment Corp., Foodbuy, Müller Construction and more ...
2:00 a.m.
10 reasons to get smarter about your credit scores
Did you know that a good credit score can help with more than borrowing? It can factor into everything from getting a cellphone, buying a car, obtaining a student loan and renting an apartment. Lenders, ...
2:00 a.m.
Spiritual entrepreneur brings worldly retail to Las Vegas Valley
Photo: Vladi Bergman owns Karma and Luck, which has 13 lo Vladi Bergman, the founder and CEO of Karma and Luck, was born in Ukraine and grew up in Israel. His passion is to travel the world. “I consider it a blessing to be exposed to ...
2:00 a.m.
President has abdicated moral leadership
When the United States does not stand up for human rights and freedom of expression, there are tragic consequences. The apparent torture and murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi is one of them.
2:00 a.m.
The Trump tax scam, Phase II
When the Trump tax cut was on the verge of being enacted, I called it “the biggest tax scam in history,” and made a prediction: Deficits would soar, and when they did, Republicans would once ...
2:00 a.m.
Only here could Hof still win
Where else but in America are voters apt to elect a dead Republican pimp over other viable candidates?
2:00 a.m.
The big Broadway voice of Shoshana Bean is set to shine at The Space
Photo: Shoshana Bean performs twice at The Space this wee Bean’s new record "Spectrum" is a unique twist on the big band sound.
2:00 a.m.
Amid housing crisis, Reno's motor lodges become last resort
Photo: This photograph taken Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2018 in Dozens of downtown motor lodges provided spare but comfortable retreats for motorists who took to the nation's new highways to see the bright lights of the self-proclaimed "Biggest Little City in the World" ...
2:00 a.m.
Dark money in Nevada elections stirs concern
Dark money in Nevada elections stirs concern Millions of dollars going into Nevada’s election from groups that don’t have to disclose their donors is raising concerns about misleading voters. The Citizens United Supreme Court decision opened the door for ...
2:00 a.m.
Court inspires selective anger
On Oct. 16, two letters — “Jurists don’t act like Kavanaugh” and “Republicans play for keeps” — showed that their writers were terribly upset about the Supreme Court being tilted 5-4 in favor of conservatives.
2:00 a.m.
Women’s anger not mysterious
The Oct. 15 letter “State of America fuels much anger” expressed the feelings of a lot of women.
2:00 a.m.
Neighborhoods are the units of change
You’ve probably heard the starfish story. There’s a boy on the beach who finds thousands of starfish washed ashore, dying. He picks one up and throws it back into the ocean. A passer-by asks him ...
2:00 a.m.
Menzies' vision: 'Have one of the best teams on the West Coast'
Photo: UNLV's Noah Robotham, right, (5) talks with Shakur A history lesson is a good reminder of where the legendary program once was under Tarkanian and where Menzies envisions it returning ...
2:00 a.m.
Suppressing the vote is racist
To the extent that Republican-controlled states have been passing laws that suppress the vote, the Republican Party can not deny the charge of racism.
2:00 a.m.
Nevada Republicans whip up fears of California's influence
Nevada Republicans whip up fears of California's influence As more Californians have poured across the state line over the past few years, many of them escaping sky-high housing costs, some Nevada Republicans fear ...
2:00 a.m.
Passion for thrift stores inspires couple to open downtown shop
Photo: Jessica and Joe Arellano, owners of the new vintag There’s a new thrift store in downtown Las Vegas, and if its wares aren’t reason enough to give vintage pickers a reason to visit, its name is ...
2:00 a.m.
Las Vegans urged to discard unused drugs on Take Back Day
Photo: Hydrocodone-acetaminophen pills, also known as Vic Leftover or expired prescription pills can be misused or stolen, contributing to the drug epidemic in the U.S. ...
2:00 a.m.

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