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Regulators OK $5.1 billion merger of gaming technology companies
Regulators OK $5.1 billion merger of gaming technology companies
Thursday, November 20, 2014
Nevada regulators today approved the merger of Scientific Games and Bally Technologies, paving the way for two of the biggest gaming technology companies to become an even larger combined entity. The state Gaming Commission ...
Casinos push back on Massachusetts gambling limits
Casinos push back on Massachusetts gambling limits
Thursday, November 20, 2014
In a rarely used tactic meant to address gambling addiction, Massachusetts may require casinos to reward their customers for voluntarily setting limits on how much time and money they spend at slot machines under a proposal being considered by ...
Metro Police seeking suspect in fatal shooting
Thursday, November 20, 2014
Metro Police are asking for the public’s help in finding man they identified as a suspect in a shooting death at an east valley home earlier this month. Police are looking for ...
Photo: Chinese tourists take in the view at Grand Canyon
Longer visas for Chinese could spur tourism in Las Vegas, elsewhere
Thursday, November 20, 2014
A rule change allowing Chinese visitors to return to the U.S. multiple times over a 10-year period is being hailed as a boon to American tourism, with the federal government predicting the economic impact could be ...
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Judge rejects new trial in Saudi airman rape case
Thursday, November 20, 2014
A Nevada judge rejected a call for a new trial for a Saudi Arabian air force sergeant found guilty of kidnapping and sexually assaulting a 13-year-old boy at a Las Vegas Strip hotel. Clark County District Judge Stefany Miley issued ...
Las Vegas freeway ramp reopens after rollover crash
Las Vegas freeway ramp reopens after rollover crash
Thursday, November 20, 2014
A rollover accident at the 215 Beltway and Interstate 15 closed a ramp this morning. The accident was reported ...
Former UNLV coach Jerry Tarkanian hospitalized with pneumonia
Former UNLV coach Jerry Tarkanian hospitalized with pneumonia
Thursday, November 20, 2014
Naismith Hall of Fame basketball coach Jerry Tarkanian is hospitalized in Las Vegas, where his son says he's being treated for pneumonia. Danny Tarkanian said Thusday the 84-year-old former Runnin' Rebels coach was ...
Sandoval sidesteps meeting of GOP governors, political climbers
Sandoval sidesteps meeting of GOP governors, political climbers
Wednesday, November 19, 2014
The annual conference of the Republican Governors Association could double as a who’s who of politicians with ambitions for ...
Despite allegations, Bill Cosby tickets selling briskly in Las Vegas
Despite allegations, Bill Cosby tickets selling briskly in Las Vegas
Wednesday, November 19, 2014
Comedian Bill Cosby is set to perform at the Treasure Island hotel-casino on the Las Vegas Strip despite revived allegations from women who say ...
One of Nevada’s 1st marijuana dispensaries prepares for grand opening
One of Nevada’s 1st marijuana dispensaries prepares for grand opening
Wednesday, November 19, 2014
If everything goes according to plan, Joe Lamarca will sell the first buds of medical marijuana from his dispensary in the southwest valley on Jan. 12. But after more than a year of ...
Is shipping body parts to Las Vegas illegal?
Wednesday, November 19, 2014
Police in Thailand are seeking two Americans with ties to Las Vegas accused of attempting to ship packages containing a preserved baby's head and other human body parts to the United States. Bangkok police say ...
Motown singer Jimmy Ruffin, 78, dies in Las Vegas
Wednesday, November 19, 2014
Jimmy Ruffin, the Motown singer whose hits include "What Becomes of the Brokenhearted" and "Hold on to My Love," died Monday in a Las Vegas hospital. He was 78. Philicia Ruffin and Jimmy Lee Ruffin Jr., the late singer's children, confirmed ...
Nevada Supreme Court taking up Uber jurisdiction dispute
Nevada Supreme Court taking up Uber jurisdiction dispute
Wednesday, November 19, 2014
he Nevada Supreme Court has decided to give speedy handling to a petition seeking to prevent a Washoe County judge from presiding over a conflict between the state and Uber. Uber, a private ride service company, has asked ...
It’s official: Regents name new UNLV president
It’s official: Regents name new UNLV president
Tuesday, November 18, 2014
UNLV has its new president. The Nevada System of Higher Education Board of Regents voted 12-1 today to approve Len Jessup, dean of the University of Arizona Eller College of Management, as ...
Nevada report alleges bias in Yucca Mountain evaluation
Nevada report alleges bias in Yucca Mountain evaluation
Tuesday, November 18, 2014
A report from a state agency to Nevada's incoming Legislature and Gov. Brian Sandoval charges bias by federal Nuclear Regulatory Commission staff members and urges elected lawmakers to ...

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