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Chief operating officer leaving Boyd Gaming, won’t be replaced
Tuesday, September 16, 2014
A top executive at Boyd Gaming is leaving the casino company and will not immediately be replaced. Boyd, based in Las Vegas, announced today the departure of ...
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Harry Reid moves to ensure nuclear dump stays dead
Tuesday, September 16, 2014
Amid action in Congress to intensify the fight against Islamic State militants, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid found time Tuesday for an issue closer to home: ensuring that ...
Coroner: Man found in flood channel was stabbed to death
Tuesday, September 16, 2014
A man found dead in a central valley flood control channel in April has been identified, and Metro Police are seeking information about his death. The Clark County Coroner’s Office said ...
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Grab-and-run robbery reported at Palace Station
Tuesday, September 16, 2014
Police in Las Vegas aren't saying yet if anything was taken in a reported grab-and-run robbery during the weekend at the Palace Station casino-hotel. Officer Laura Meltzer says robbery detectives are ...
Glass bottles no longer allowed on Las Vegas Strip
Glass bottles no longer allowed on Las Vegas Strip
Tuesday, September 16, 2014
The Clark County Commission voted today to ban glass bottles on the Las Vegas Strip to prevent them from being used as weapons and to cut down on litter. The measure prohibits anyone from ...
Child ejected, injured in 4-car crash
Tuesday, September 16, 2014
Two people suffered minor injuries this morning after a four-car collision in the east valley. The accident was reported ...
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Public hearings on proposed soccer stadium begin tonight
Tuesday, September 16, 2014
After several canceled public meetings last month, Las Vegas residents will finally get a chance to examine a proposal for a downtown soccer stadium and ask questions about financing in a series of meetings starting tonight. The city council delayed ...
Photo: Las Vegas Paving workers repair the northbound lan
Feds pledge $1.5M for I-15 flood repairs
Tuesday, September 16, 2014
U.S. Sen. Harry Reid says Clark County will get $1.5 million in federal emergency funds to help pay for repairing flood damage on Interstate 15 northeast of Las Vegas. Reid's announcement came ...
Las Vegas strip club dancer gets 5 to 15 years in fatal DUI
Las Vegas strip club dancer gets 5 to 15 years in fatal DUI
Tuesday, September 16, 2014
A former Las Vegas strip-club dancer apologized and begged forgiveness Tuesday from sobbing family members before she was sentenced to five to 15 years in state prison for ...
Photo: Singer/actress Pia Zadora performs during a guest
Pia Zadora home from hospital after accident
Monday, September 15, 2014
A spokeswoman says entertainer Pia Zadora is home from a Las Vegas hospital to continue treatment for serious head and ankle injuries received when she fell from a golf cart last week. Zadora representative Eileen Koch said ...
Applications being accepted for preschool scholarships
Monday, September 15, 2014
The application process is underway for parents to receive part of a $1 million grant to send their children to preschool programs in Las Vegas. For the fourth consecutive year, Windsong Trust ...
Will Hurricane Odile bring more flooding to Las Vegas?
Will Hurricane Odile bring more flooding to Las Vegas?
Monday, September 15, 2014
Las Vegas will likely see storms this week from Hurricane Odile, but predicting the impact of the hurricane here is a complex task, meteorologists said. Odile, now straddling Baja California near ...
I-15 traffic flowing after chunks of washed-out road repaired
I-15 traffic flowing after chunks of washed-out road repaired
Monday, September 15, 2014
Traffic on Interstate 15 near Moapa is flowing smoothly, despite ongoing work to repair chunks of road washed out last week by heavy flooding, according to the Nevada Department of Transportation. One lane in each direction ...
Authorities ID 2 women killed in crash while following relatives
Authorities ID 2 women killed in crash while following relatives
Monday, September 15, 2014
Authorities have identified two women who died after the car they were riding in crashed while they followed relatives on a Las Vegas highway. Nevada Highway Patrol troopers say ...
Photo: David Koch, Executive Vice President of Koch Indus
Expect more attacks from Dems on billionaire Koch brothers
Monday, September 15, 2014
Senate Showdown:
In seven weeks, Nevada Sen. Harry Reid will know if he will still run the U.S. Senate. The campaign to control the Senate is the defining storyline of American politics in the Nov. 4 election, and Reid is ...

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