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Yucca Mountain price tag: $90 billion
Tuesday, July 15, 2008
The new price tag for building and operating Yucca Mountain is estimated to be $90 billion, the Energy Department said today, providing the first real snapshot of lifespan costs after Congress has repeatedly pleaded for an updated financial picture.
Two workers injured in CityCenter fall
Tuesday, July 15, 2008
Two workers were injured after falling 22 feet at the CityCenter construction site this afternoon.
Water hearings delayed a year
Tuesday, July 15, 2008
Hearings over whether the Southern Nevada Water Authority will be allowed to pump water from Snake Valley, on the Utah border, will not be held until fall of 2009.
Flash flood warning issued at Lake Mead
Tuesday, July 15, 2008
The National Weather Service issued a flash flood warning at 1:26 p.m., for Temple Bar, east of Willow Beach on Lake Mead.
County commissioners delay action on garbage rate hike
Tuesday, July 15, 2008
County commission delays action on garbage fees
Tuesday, July 15, 2008
Clark County commissioners today delayed for a second time taking action on garbage fees proposed by Republic Services.
More thunderstorms possible
Tuesday, July 15, 2008
Keep your umbrella handy and make sure your windshield wipers work. Las Vegas could be drenched with another round of thunderstorms this afternoon and evening.
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Storms bring weather show to Las Vegas
Monday, July 14, 2008
The Las Vegas Valley was treated to a weather extravaganza this afternoon, featuring a cast of characters that rarely perform in the desert except in monsoon season — hail, heavy downpours and even street flooding.
Air conditioner burns at Bally's, no evacuations
Monday, July 14, 2008
An air conditioner in an employee break room on the 20th floor of Bally's hotel and casino on the Las Vegas Strip burned up shortly after 5 p.m., but there were no hotel evacuations or injuries.
UPDATE: Suspect in domestic dispute arrested
Monday, July 14, 2008
Metro Police have arrested 32-year-old Jason Shellard of Las Vegas after he returned to the area where a SWAT team had earlier evacuated about a dozen homes near Buffalo Road and Cheyenne Avenue.
Federal prosecutors appeal dismissal of case against lawyer Noel Gage
Monday, July 14, 2008
The U.S. Attorney’s office today filed notice it was appealing the dismissal of its fraud case against personal injury lawyer Noel Gage.
Waste Management offers to buy Republic Services
Monday, July 14, 2008
Waste Management launched an unsolicited surprise counter offer to buy Republic Services for about $6.19 billion today. Republic Services has an exclusive contract to collect residential and business trash in Clark County.
Woman arrested after robbery, kidnapping gets $500,000 bail
Monday, July 14, 2008
The 28-year-old woman arrested Sunday after she robbed a pet store at gunpoint, fled in a car as police chased her and finally took an elderly woman hostage faces $500,000 bail on numerous charges, authorities said today.
Storms bringing chance of flooding
Sunday, July 13, 2008
Thunderstorms crackled and boomed into the Las Vegas Valley this afternoon, flashing lightning, pouring rain onto city streets and creating the potential for flash floods.
Woman arrested after robbery and chase
Sunday, July 13, 2008
Henderson police say they arrested a 28-year-old woman today after she robbed a pet store at gunpoint, fled in a car through traffic shooting at police as they chased her and finally took an elderly female hostage at a gas station.

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