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Cosmetology training center coming to North Las Vegas
Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2015
A local cosmetology school is planning to build a new training facility in North Las Vegas with the help of a $1.25 million federal grant announced today. Expertise Cosmetology Institute, the region’s first ...
Clark County Commission passes More Cops sales tax hike
Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2015
The Clark County Commission has approved increasing the sales tax rate from 8.1 percent to 8.15 percent starting in January to pay for more than 100 new officers at ...
Marilyn Kirkpatrick sworn in as newest Clark County commissioner
Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2015
Former Assemblywoman Marilyn Kirkpatrick was sworn in as a Clark County commissioner today, replacing Tom Collins, who recently resigned. Kirkpatrick was ...
Tight Nevada testing rules constrict supply of medical marijuana
Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2015
With Southern Nevada's first dispensary now open after months of red tape, medical marijuana cultivators are facing growing pains as they grapple with the state's strict testing standards. Laboratory tests, required before medical marijuana can be sold, that growers have failed have led to pounds of marijuana being destroyed, constricting supply and ...
Who really has rights to Nevada land?
Monday, Aug. 31, 2015
Standoffs between private landowners and the federal government, which owns most of Nevada’s land, have been well-publicized. The latest has a religious twist, with ...
Accidental zoo holds out hope that it can remain open
Monday, Aug. 31, 2015
When veterinarians Valerie and Jay Holt moved in 2006 to a rural neighborhood in Moapa with a pack of 15 kangaroos and wallabies, they had no intention of starting a zoo. But after adding lemurs, a monitor lizard, an alligator, snakes, birds and other exotic species to a menagerie that grew to more than 200 animals, that’s exactly what they ended up with. In 2009, they started ...
BLM to try to save hundreds of imperiled wild horses near Las Vegas
Friday, Aug. 28, 2015
The Bureau of Land Management will be rounding up as many as 200 wild horses near Las Vegas starting Saturday to provide the animals veterinary care and food and water to protect them from ...
Sandoval hails court injunction on EPA water rules
Friday, Aug. 28, 2015
Nevada lawmakers are hailing a North Dakota district court's ruling that temporarily blocks a Environmental Protection Agency rule that would have given the federal government more control over Nevada's ...
Conservative group attacks Reid over Iran deal
Friday, Aug. 28, 2015
A conservative nonprofit foreign policy group is targeting Sen. Harry Reid with online ads over his support for ...
Titus hoping to provide relief for vets enduring child care difficulties
Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015
When Dannia Ramos enrolled to study marketing at UNLV after eight years serving in the Air Force, her GI benefits helped cover the cost of tuition and books. But they didn't ...

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Photos: Awash in color and light, EDC revelers kick off festival
Saturday, June 22, 2013
As the sun set Friday on Las Vegas Motor Speedway, sensory overload set in as an estimated 100,000 people helped usher in the first night of the 2013 ...
Photos: McCarran's Terminal 3 opens with Las Vegas-style fanfare
Wednesday, June 27, 2012
As a Virgin Atlantic flight taxied up to Terminal 3 at McCarran Airport, the pilot came over the loudspeaker to make an announcement. “He said not to worry ...