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UNLV offering buyouts
Friday, July 18, 2008
With an eye toward saving money in the next biennium, officials at cash-strapped UNLV have begun offering a buyout program for some of their full-time employees.
Attorney general's rural road trip headed to Mesquite
Friday, July 18, 2008
Nevada Attorney General Catherine Cortez Masto will head to Southern Nevada on July 25 and visit Mesquite, about 65 miles northeast of Las Vegas, as part of the office's rural road trip program.
School board delays $9.5 billion capital plan
Friday, July 18, 2008
The Clark County School Board voted unanimously this morning to postpone its $9.5 billion capital campaign, which would have gone to voters in November.
Nevada unemployment rate reaches 14-year high
Friday, July 18, 2008
The jobless rate in Nevada climbed to 6.4 percent in June, the highest rate in more than 14 years.
Cable companies agree to curb child porn
Thursday, July 17, 2008
Nevada's two largest cable operators agreed today to help curb child pornographers on the Internet, state Attorney General Catherine Cortez Masto said.
Flood advisory issued for Las Vegas
Thursday, July 17, 2008
Thunderstorms were passing through the area this afternoon, bringing possible flooding throughout the Las Vegas area
Colleges keeping layoffs secret
Thursday, July 17, 2008
Nearly 100 employees at UNLV recently learned they would lose their jobs, many due to budget cuts.
Voters must register by Tuesday for primary
Thursday, July 17, 2008
The Clark County Election Department is reminding residents they must be registered to vote by Tuesday to be eligible to cast a ballot in the Aug. 12 primary election.
Sierra Club hosting 10 green parties in Nevada
Wednesday, July 16, 2008
As part of Sierra Club's national Light Bulbs to Leadership campaign, the environmental group will host more than 200 house parties throughout the nation Thursday.
UPDATE: From rain to heat, next week's weather may bring more showers
Wednesday, July 16, 2008
If you think Las Vegas' weather has been interesting during the last five days, you and other weather watchers will like the coming attractions — stormy weather will continue to take center stage for at least another week.
Police investigating gas station homicide
Wednesday, July 16, 2008
Metro Police homicide detectives are investigating the shooting death of a man inside a gas station in Centennial Hills this morning.
UPDATE: School district might remove bond measure from ballot
Wednesday, July 16, 2008
The Clark County School Board will meet Friday at 9 a.m. to give final approval for removing the $9.5 billion construction bond measure from the November ballot.
Scattered storms moving in
Wednesday, July 16, 2008
If a storm pops up today while you're driving, watch out for street flooding.
Web site shows how UNLV hit by budget cuts
Tuesday, July 15, 2008
UNLV launched a Web site this week dedicated to explaining how state budget cuts are affecting the university.
Snake Valley water hearings won't happen until late next year
Tuesday, July 15, 2008
Opponents of Southern Nevada Water Authority’s plans to pump water from Snake Valley in Eastern Nevada to fast-growing Las Vegas will have more than a year to build a case against the pipeline.

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