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December 20, 2014

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NV Energy gives smart-meter documents to state
Saturday, December 20, 2014
NV Energy has turned over more than 1,000 pages of documents to state regulators as part of an inquiry into whether smart meters it installed on over 1 million Nevada homes and businesses pose a fire risk.
Motorcyclist, driver killed in collision on Valley View Boulevard
Motorcyclist, driver killed in collision on Valley View Boulevard
Saturday, December 20, 2014
A child in the vehicle was ejected and taken to Sunrise Hospital and Medical Center in serious condition.
Driver dead after car rear-ends parked van
Driver dead after car rear-ends parked van
Saturday, December 20, 2014
Metro Police said the accident happened around 1:07 a.m. on Richmar Avenue near Silverado Ranch Boulevard and Bermuda Road in the ...
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Nevada gets share of $90M T-Mobile settlement over unwanted services
Friday, December 19, 2014
T-Mobile will pay at least $90 million, mostly in refunds, for billing customers for cellphone text services they didn't order, under a settlement with federal regulators. Nevada will receive ...
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New video shows Rice and fiancee in aftermath of punch
Friday, December 19, 2014
A video released Friday shows Ray Rice's then-fiancee crying and kissing him while they are both handcuffed and being taken to jail by police officers after Rice punched her in ...
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Brazil trying to make good use of new stadiums
Friday, December 19, 2014
When the World Cup ended, Brazil was left with a sense of pride after successfully hosting soccer's showcase tournament. It was also left with 12 modern facilities that officials said would help revitalize the sport in the country. Now, Brazil's brand new arenas are having to host weddings, children's parties and ...
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Dodgers end Yanks’ payroll streak, owe most tax
Friday, December 19, 2014
The Los Angeles Dodgers have ended the New York Yankees' 15-year streak as Major League Baseball's biggest spenders and owe more than ...
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Cuban cigar boom? Not yet, stores and customers say
Friday, December 19, 2014
The coveted Cuban cigar is set to make its first legal appearance in the U.S. in years, with relaxed guidelines allowing American travelers to return with a few of the once-forbidden items in ...
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Lava could reach Hawaii shopping center in 8 days
Friday, December 19, 2014
Lava flowing in a rural Hawaii town continues to slow down and is estimated to reach a shopping center in about eight days. Hawaii County Civil Defense Director Darryl Oliveira said Friday that could ...
Photo: Singer Ashanti leaves the courthouse after testify
Ashanti ‘shocked’ by prospect of stalker retrial
Friday, December 19, 2014
Ashanti says she's "shocked and horrified" at the possibility of being questioned again by a stalking suspect after a New York mistrial. But the Grammy-winning singer tells the Associated Press she'll "do whatever it takes" to ...
Supreme Court won’t stop gay marriages in Florida
Friday, December 19, 2014
The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday refused to block gay marriages in Florida, the latest of about three dozen states allowing same-sex weddings. In a one-paragraph order ...
Union: Cosmopolitan workers remain employed through sale
Union: Cosmopolitan workers remain employed through sale
Friday, December 19, 2014
The new ownership of the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas will undoubtedly institute changes to the resort. But the resort’s workforce, apparently, will remain intact. The Culinary Union ...
Police: Child sex abuse involved bestiality, kids as young as 3
Police: Child sex abuse involved bestiality, kids as young as 3
Friday, December 19, 2014
Authorities have released new details about a Las Vegas trio accused of sexually assaulting at least eight children in their own family. In police records released this week ...
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Spring Valley High English instructor named Nevada Teacher of the Year
Friday, December 19, 2014
“I started to tear up,” he said. “It was a total surprise.”
Las Vegas limo firm owner takes racketeering plea deal
Las Vegas limo firm owner takes racketeering plea deal
Friday, December 19, 2014
A Las Vegas limousine company owner has pleaded guilty to a federal racketeering charge in a case that prosecutors say involved a multimillion-dollar prostitution drug trafficking and fraud scheme ...

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