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Passenger traffic up at Las Vegas airport for October
Tuesday, November 25, 2014
Airport officials say 3.8 million travelers flew into and out of Las Vegas in October, more than the same month a year ago. Officials with McCarran International Airport said Tuesday that the number of travelers was up ...
Allegiant offering bargain flights in Thanksgiving promotion
Allegiant offering bargain flights in Thanksgiving promotion
Tuesday, November 25, 2014
Allegiant Air is getting in on Thanksgiving sales mania again and — like many retail stores — it’s betting that customers will start bargain-hunting in the middle of the night. The Las Vegas-based discount carrier said ...
Judge in Reno blocks Uber's ride-sharing in Nevada
Judge in Reno blocks Uber's ride-sharing in Nevada
Tuesday, November 25, 2014
A Washoe County District Court judge granted the state's request late Tuesday for a court order blocking the ride-sharing company Uber Technologies from operating unregulated in Nevada ...
Top Nevada court says Uber case should take place in Washoe County
Top Nevada court says Uber case should take place in Washoe County
Monday, November 24, 2014
A divided Nevada Supreme Court panel ruled today that the court battle between ride-company Uber and state taxi regulators should take place in Washoe County District Court. The three-member panel ruled ...
Justices soon may decide Uber case’s venue
Justices soon may decide Uber case’s venue
Monday, November 24, 2014
The Nevada Supreme Court could decide as early as Monday whether a judge in Reno or one in Las Vegas should hear a bid by state taxi regulators and limousine firms to block ...
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Plan ahead for these road projects in the coming week in the Las Vegas Valley
Friday, November 21, 2014
Here’s a look at some of the roadwork or road closings you might encounter in the coming week across …
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 ...
Uber executive suggests digging up dirt on critics
Uber executive suggests digging up dirt on critics
Tuesday, November 18, 2014
A senior executive at Uber suggested that the company should consider hiring a team of opposition researchers to dig up dirt on its critics in the media — and specifically to spread details of of the personal ...
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Toyota to start sales of fuel cell car next month
Tuesday, November 18, 2014
There will only be a few hundred, and they won't be cheap, but Toyota is about to take its first small step into the unproven market for emissions-free, hydrogen-powered vehicles. The world's largest automaker announced Tuesday that it will begin selling fuel cell cars in ...
Uber court hearing delayed until Friday
Uber court hearing delayed until Friday
Monday, November 17, 2014
Uber was back in court briefly today, fighting to keep its ride service operating in Las Vegas. But a dispute over whether the court case should play out in Las Vegas or Reno led to ...
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Allegiant fliers complaining about fees but still paying
Sunday, November 16, 2014
Las Vegas-based Allegiant racks up consistent profits selling cheap airplane tickets with a bevy of add-ons, but some people view its latest fee as particularly unreasonable. On Sept. 1, the airline began charging customers, with some exceptions, $5 to print a boarding pass at airport ticket counters. But fliers are paying, and the fee is padding Allegiant’s earnings ...
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Plan ahead for these road projects in the coming week in the Las Vegas Valley
Friday, November 14, 2014
Here’s a look at some of the roadwork or road closings you might encounter in the coming week across …
Joy at the pump: Nevada gas prices continue to drop
Joy at the pump: Nevada gas prices continue to drop
Tuesday, November 11, 2014
Nevada drivers are taking less of a hit at the pump as gasoline prices continue to drop, due largely to the lower cost of crude oil. Prices statewide for unleaded regular gas averaged ...
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New Spirit flight will link Las Vegas to western Pennsylvania
Friday, November 7, 2014
Discount airliner Spirit Airlines says it will begin flying nonstop between Las Vegas and a small regional airport about 40 miles southeast of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The new route will fly into ...
FedEx cargo plane makes emergency landing in Las Vegas
FedEx cargo plane makes emergency landing in Las Vegas
Friday, November 7, 2014
A FedEx cargo plane made an emergency landing at McCarran International Airport this morning after the crew suspected a fire on board. The MD-11 jet was flying from ...

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