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4 arrested in Culinary protest near Red Rock Resort
4 arrested in Culinary protest near Red Rock Resort
Thursday, October 9, 2014
Four protesters were arrested tonight during a demonstration against Station Casinos in which hundreds marched from a local high school to Red Rock Resort. Organized by ...
Bicyclist, pedestrian injured in separate accidents, police say
Bicyclist, pedestrian injured in separate accidents, police say
Thursday, October 9, 2014
Metro Police are investigating a pedestrian accident and a collision in which a bicyclist was taken to the hospital after a car left the scene, officials said. In the first incident ...
Nevada lands $19 million to upgrade drinking water systems
Thursday, October 9, 2014
Nevada is getting more than $19 million in federal funds to improve water infrastructure and reduce water pollution. The grant announced Thursday by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is expected ...
Frustration then elation: Gay couples begin to tie the knot in Las Vegas
Frustration then elation: Gay couples begin to tie the knot in Las Vegas
Thursday, October 9, 2014
Surrounded by a crush of news cameras, Antioco Carrillo and Theo Small grinned and posed with the single-page document they'd fought two years to obtain. "It's a dream ...
Zappos chief Tony Hsieh loses a Las Vegas bet
Zappos chief Tony Hsieh loses a Las Vegas bet
Thursday, October 9, 2014
I had planned to make a pilgrimage next spring. After almost two years of putting it off, I was finally going to make the trek to Las Vegas to see the amazing new downtown that ...
Bellagio remodeling 403 main-tower suites
Bellagio remodeling 403 main-tower suites
Wednesday, October 8, 2014
The Bellagio is beginning to remodel all 403 suites in its main tower, the final piece of a major project that started about three years ago, the resort announced today. The suites will be ...
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High-tech company Switch considering expanding in Nevada
Wednesday, October 8, 2014
High-tech company Switch is searching for a new location to expand its rapidly growing collection of data centers with a new 2 million-square-foot technology campus. And it might land in Nevada. The data solutions and technology company ...
So, is Chick-fil-A coming to Las Vegas or not?
So, is Chick-fil-A coming to Las Vegas or not?
Wednesday, October 8, 2014
Sorry, Las Vegas chicken fans, you’re not getting a Chick-fil-A anytime soon. Frenzied rumors on social media claimed the popular chicken joint was set to open next year at Downtown Summerlin. They were ...
Police cleared in fatal shooting of suicidal man
Police cleared in fatal shooting of suicidal man
Wednesday, October 8, 2014
Metro officers were justified in killing a man they say was pointing a gun at them during a confrontation last year, the Clark County District Attorney’s Office announced today. Patrick Heki, 26, was suicidal and armed with ...
Coming Tesla factory boosts Nevada population forecast
Coming Tesla factory boosts Nevada population forecast
Wednesday, October 8, 2014
Nevada's demographer projects the state will have nearly 35,000 more residents in the year 2032 than it would have if it hadn't landed the Tesla Motors battery factory and another major business. State demographer Jeff Hardcastle released updated figures Wednesday predicting ...
Study: Despite new funding formula, Northern Nevada schools still come out on top
Wednesday, October 8, 2014
Nevada’s new higher education funding model may not be the great equalizer it was billed to be for Southern Nevada schools, according to a UNLV Lincy Institute report released today. Last year, the Legislature approved ...
Police searching for driver in wreck with motorcycle
Wednesday, October 8, 2014
Police are searching for the driver of a car who hit a motorcyclist and left the scene Wednesday morning, officials said. The incident happened about ...
Poker star Phil Ivey loses casino case in Britain
Poker star Phil Ivey loses casino case in Britain
Wednesday, October 8, 2014
Courts:
Ten-time World Series of Poker winner Phil Ivey has lost his case against a British casino he accused of improperly withholding his winnings. Britain's High Court ruled Wednesday that Genting Casinos UK does not have to pay ...
In a day of whiplash orders, gay marriage is on hold again in Las Vegas
In a day of whiplash orders, gay marriage is on hold again in Las Vegas
Wednesday, October 8, 2014
Wedding chapels in Las Vegas readied for a flood of gay couples on Wednesday as bans on same-sex marriage were imposed and lifted in dizzying fashion. But in a sign of ...
‘This is just huge’: Politicians, gay couples rejoice after marriage victory
‘This is just huge’: Politicians, gay couples rejoice after marriage victory
Tuesday, October 7, 2014
Gay-rights advocates and politicians scrambled to assemble in downtown Las Vegas Tuesday evening for a surprise celebration of the state's sudden legalization of ...

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