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June 21, 2018

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Photo: Charleston
Charleston at I-15 to close for two nights, starting today
Tuesday, June 19, 2018
Charleston Boulevard will be closed to traffic near downtown for a pair of nights this week ...
Gas prices in Las Vegas following national downward trend
Gas prices in Las Vegas following national downward trend
Monday, June 18, 2018
Gasoline prices in the Las Vegas area are following the national downward trend. GasBuddy.com reports the average retail price of a gallon of gas in the area is $3.27. That's according to a ...
Photo: Construction workers install bollards along the St
County expected to OK contract for more bollards along Strip
Thursday, June 14, 2018
The installation of steel posts along the Las Vegas Strip to protect pedestrians from cars is set to resume with a new contractor. The Clark County Commission on Wednesday is expected to approve a $3.9 million bid by Unicon LLC to install more than 600 bollards on the east side of the Strip between Spring Mountain Road and and Tropicana Avenue and on the west side beginning at ...
DMV makes it easier to change gender on Nevada driver’s licenses
DMV makes it easier to change gender on Nevada driver’s licenses
Thursday, June 7, 2018
If a person’s gender expression is different than their sex at birth, the state previously required a doctor’s approval before altering an ID card. That step is no longer required ...
Photo: Travelers use new automated screening lanes at the
TSA screens record number of passengers at Las Vegas airport
Wednesday, June 6, 2018
The Transportation Security Administration screened a record number of passengers at the Las Vegas airport during the week following the ...
DMV: Nevada motorists face July 1 auto insurance rate jump
DMV: Nevada motorists face July 1 auto insurance rate jump
Friday, June 1, 2018
Nevada state officials are reminding as many as 600,000 vehicle owners they could face auto insurance rate increases July 1, when minimum liability coverage requirements go up. Officials announced earlier that almost one in ...
Passenger traffic in April up at Las Vegas airport
Wednesday, May 30, 2018
Some 4.2 million passengers passed through the Las Vegas airport in April, a 3.1 percent increase over the same month last year. McCarran International Airport has seen ...
Man sentenced for fondling sleeping woman during flight from Las Vegas
Friday, May 25, 2018
A Pennsylvania man who pleaded guilty to fondling a sleeping woman during a flight from Las Vegas has been sentenced to live three months in a halfway house. Wei-Ming Shi, of Pittsburgh, was sentenced Friday in ...
320K visitors expected in Las Vegas for Memorial Day weekend
320K visitors expected in Las Vegas for Memorial Day weekend
Thursday, May 24, 2018
The agency responsible for promoting Las Vegas says 320,000 people are expected to visit the destination during Memorial Day weekend. Data released Thursday by the ...
Prototype Raiders license plate unveiled
Prototype Raiders license plate unveiled
Friday, May 18, 2018
Raiders fever is spreading ahead of the team’s 2020 arrival and soon fans of the silver and black will be able to show their support while they make their ...
Las Vegas airport is streamlining security screening
Las Vegas airport is streamlining security screening
Thursday, May 17, 2018
McCarran International Airport is adding 18 new machines to streamline the screening of carry-on items at its Terminal 1 gates over the next year. The project is expected to cost about ...
15-mile stretch of Interstate 11 to open three months ahead of schedule
15-mile stretch of Interstate 11 to open three months ahead of schedule
Wednesday, May 16, 2018
transportation:
Motorists commuting between Las Vegas and Arizona will soon get some relief when the first 15-mile portion of Interstate 11 opens to traffic three months ahead of schedule. The 12.5-mile ...
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U.S. 95 closure same weekend as Electric Daisy Carnival
Tuesday, May 15, 2018
U.S. 95 will be closed at Interstate 15 this weekend, just as people hit the road for the annual Electric Daisy Carnival. More than 100,000 people a night trek to the ...
From Project Neon to Blue Diamond upgrades, roadways expanding to accommodate growth
From Project Neon to Blue Diamond upgrades, roadways expanding to accommodate growth
Tuesday, May 8, 2018
With a bevy of road construction projects throughout Southern Nevada, drivers are frequently stalled in traffic during their travels. The projects ...
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Lyft to put fleet of driverless BMWs to work in Las Vegas
Thursday, May 3, 2018
Tech:
Building off a successful test run during the CES Show in January, Lyft and Aptiv plan to deploy the autonomous BMWs ...