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Assembly District 29 – Henderson: Fellows faces Mastroluca
Tuesday, Oct. 7, 2008
When incumbent Assemblywoman Susan Gerhardt, Democrat dropped out of the race in April, District 29 became anyone’s race.
Nevada Supreme Court: Schumacher, Pickering seek open seat
Tuesday, Oct. 7, 2008
Unlike this year’s presidential election which has both candidates competing for the title of “maverick” and most likely to create “change,” the race for the empty Nevada Supreme Court Justice seat has both candidates claiming they have the right type and amount of experience to serve on Nevada’s highest court.
Assembly District 23 – Henderson: Woodbury, Herr vie for open seat
Tuesday, Oct. 7, 2008
Don’t call the Assembly District 23 race yet. Although the district, which was vacated by Democrat one-termer Rosemary Womack and is largely a Democratic neighborhood with 9,835 registered Democrats and only 7,682 Republicans, the Republican nominee has a weighty Southern Nevada last name that could even out the playing field.
Political scholar predicts Obama victory
Brookings Institute senior fellow says political conditions, economy ripe for Democratic presidential win
Thursday, Sept. 18, 2008
Tom Mann is in the business of predicting elections, especially presidential elections.
Obama supporters prepare for candidate's visit
Democratic nominee plans to speak at 5 p.m. Wednesday at Cashman Field in Las Vegas
Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2008
Barack Obama is set to make a speech Wednesday at Las Vegas' Cashman Field. But the supporters of the Democratic presidential nominee aren’t waiting for his arrival to start the rally.
Schorr: Ethics led him to kill some stories
Long-time journalist and NPR news analyst speaks at UNLV's Saltman Center for Conflict Resolution
Friday, Sept. 12, 2008
After 70 years in journalism covering events such major events as the Cold War, Watergate and President Bill Clinton’s impeachment hearings , Daniel Schorr is thought of more as an oracle than a journalist.
Issues bring some voters out in Henderson, Boulder City
Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2008
Like much of the Las Vegas area, Tuesday's primary election didn't seem to excite the voters in Henderson and Boulder City. But some who did participate said they had strong reasons.
Voters trickling in to polls
Sparse turnout expected for today's primary election
Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2008
Walter Lescaro arrived at the voting polls at Mountain Shadows Community Center inside Sun City Summerlin at 5:30 a.m. today.

First-termer Beers faces GOP primary challenge
Friday, Aug. 8, 2008
Republican registered voters in State Assembly District 21, unlike their Democratic counterparts, have two choices in Tuesday's primary election race.
M Resort slated to open in March 2009
Friday, Aug. 8, 2008
The Marnell name is once again finding a home just off the Las Vegas Strip. Come March 2009, M Resort, Spa and Casino will open its doors.
Anthem Hills residents gather for holiday celebration
Saturday, July 5, 2008
It was a steep walk down the short, winding descent into the arena at Anthem Hills Park that hosted one of Henderson's Fourth of July blowouts Friday.
The other Vegas
Thursday, May 15, 2008
Just north of the twinkling lights of the Las Vegas Strip is a city founded on the morals of a pious man from Utah, only to be taken over by bootleggers during Prohibition, discrimination by local banks and finally split into two cities by community developers.
Hot dog eating champs to chomp in Vegas
Wednesday, April 30, 2008

A chance to win a spot in Nathan's Famous Fourth of July International Hot Dog Eating Contest in Coney Island, N.Y. is headed to the New York of Las Vegas.

The arts take center stage at local elementary school
Wednesday, April 30, 2008

"Are You Smarter Than A Fifth Grader?" has nothing on James Gibson Elementary school students.

Spring crafts fair planned for Saturday
Wednesday, April 30, 2008

Get ready for a spring fling full of hand made crafts and baked goods at the Opportunity Village campus, Saturday May 3.

Reid backs G.I. Bill
Tuesday, April 29, 2008

Sen. Harry Reid threw his support behind the new and improved G.I. Bill Tuesday.

Al Pacino takes the lead in "88 Minutes"
Thursday, April 17, 2008

Al Pacino reprises his role as the cocky and more than a little seedy, professional in the movie "88 Minutes."

Henderson police chief responds to officer-involved shooting
Thursday, Feb. 21, 2008

Henderson Police Chief Richard Perkins tried to clarify the circumstances surrounding the shooting death of 42-year-old Deshira Selimaj in an afternoon press conference today at the Henderson Police Department.

Lights are on, but no one's home... (UPDATED)
Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2008

But that all is set to change this Friday when the Monte Carlo reopens its doors three weeks after a roof fire
damaged the top three floors of the 32-story hotel.

UNLV falls out of first place with loss to Utah
Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2008

It was a double loss for UNLV Wednesday night in Salt Lake City. The 81-73 setback to Utah knocked the Rebels out of first place in the Mountain West Conference.

Ceremony to honor CC Fire Department
Monday, Feb. 4, 2008
The County Commission will recognize the Clark County Fire Department tomorrow for its speedy and efficient response to the Monte Carlo fire.
Nevada’s congressional delegation discuss Yucca Mountain
Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2008

Nevada's congressional leaders gathered to address how funding for Yucca Mountain has negatively impacted the people that work there.

Robbery suspect identified
Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2008