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Council deciding fate of proposed downtown stadium
Council deciding fate of proposed downtown stadium
Wednesday, October 1, 2014
A proposed $200 million downtown stadium faces a critical vote before a divided Las Vegas City Council today. The council split a vote on the stadium’s financing terms last month, with ...
Strip shooting defendant to plead to bribery in separate case
Strip shooting defendant to plead to bribery in separate case
Wednesday, October 1, 2014
A self-described pimp accused in a Las Vegas Strip shooting and fiery crash that killed three people plans to plead guilty to bribery in a prison smuggling case. Ammar Harris and ...
Photo: An overturned semitrailer blocks the Interstate 15
Overturned trailer closes Interstate 15 ramp
Wednesday, October 1, 2014
An Interstate 15 on-ramp was closed this morning after a semitrailer tipped over and blocked the road, according to the Nevada Highway Patrol. The accident was reported ...
California woman, 27, found dead in Nevada desert
Wednesday, October 1, 2014
Authorities say the body of a 27-year-old California woman was found in the Nevada desert about 45 miles from Las Vegas. Nye County Sheriff Tony DeMeo said the body ...
Poker player accused of violating commodities trading ban
Tuesday, September 30, 2014
Last fall, Las Vegas poker player and investor Daniel Shak was hit with a $400,000 penalty and trading ban after he was accused of attempting to manipulate oil markets. But, regulators claim, he didn’t ...
Driver might have suffered medical episode, rams building
Tuesday, September 30, 2014
A woman who might have suffered a medical episode while driving hit a business in the western Las Vegas Valley, Metro Police said. Police received a call about ...
Photo: Tony Hsieh, CEO of Zappos, gives a keynote address
Tony Hsieh steps down from lead role at Downtown Project
Tuesday, September 30, 2014
Tony Hsieh, Zappos CEO and founder of the ambitious startup-city development Downtown Project in Las Vegas, stepped down as leader of the project a few weeks ago, sources close to the project told Re/code, which has ...
5 Nevadans on Forbes list of the nation’s richest
5 Nevadans on Forbes list of the nation’s richest
Tuesday, September 30, 2014
Nevada is home to five billionaires, and even nongamblers could wager where the money comes from. Four of the state’s billionaires made their money in ...
Photo: Tapanee "Jib Jib" Songsee deals blackjac
Study: Gaming contributes $240 billion to U.S. economy
Tuesday, September 30, 2014
The gaming industry contributed $240 billion to the U.S. economy in 2013, as much as the state budgets of New York and Texas combined, according to a study released today. The American Gaming Association announced the results of the study at ...
Sandoval to head education, workforce committee for Governors Association
Tuesday, September 30, 2014
The National Governors Association has selected Gov. Brian Sandoval to lead its Education and Workforce Policy Committee. The two policy areas — education and employment — are among ...
Photo: An artist's rendering of a new Goodwill store plan
Goodwill opening new stores in Las Vegas Valley
Tuesday, September 30, 2014
Goodwill of Southern Nevada is adding two retail stores and relocating another. The nonprofit group, which sells low-priced used clothing, furniture and other goods, said today it will open a new store at ...
2 Las Vegas Valley schools named among best in the country
2 Las Vegas Valley schools named among best in the country
Tuesday, September 30, 2014
Two Las Vegas Valley schools were named among the best in the country today, earning the National Blue Ribbon School award from the ...
Head of Nevada Taxicab Authority resigning
Tuesday, September 30, 2014
The top official regulating taxis in southern Nevada is leaving his post. State officials confirmed Tuesday that Nevada Taxicab Authority Administrator Charles D. Harvey informed them ...
Photo: In this 2005 file photo, an Edelweiss Air jet land
Las Vegas lands 3rd weekly nonstop Swiss flight
Tuesday, September 30, 2014
Tourists flying between Las Vegas and Zurich will have another nonstop flight. Edelweiss Air announced Monday it will add ...
Nevada colleges get $10 million job training grant
Monday, September 29, 2014
Nevada’s community colleges received a $10 million federal grant to bolster job training programs, according to Gov. Brian Sandoval’s office. The U.S. Department of Labor awarded the money to ...

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