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2 hrs ago | KTVN Reno

Nevada Taxable Sales Up 8% in May

Nevada's taxable sales rose 8% in May compared to the same month a year ago, but sales and use tax collections are lagging behind projections for the current fiscal year by about one-half of a percent.

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Related Topix: Washoe County, NV

6 hrs ago | KVBC-TV Las Vegas

Back-to-School Supplies Need

With a new school year fast approaching, the Clark County Department of Family Services, Clark County Commissioner Lawrence Weekly, Fostering Southern Nevada, Foster Kinship and the Clark County Foster and Adoptive Parent Association are coming together to ask the community to donate new backpacks, school supplies and school uniforms to children in ... (more)

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10 hrs ago | The Las Vegas Sun

Private companies hope to use public bus stops for Las Vegas shuttle services

A Regional Transportation Commission bus shelter covered with "green" posters advocating public transportation and energy conservation is displayed in front of The Alexander Dawson School in Summerlin on Friday, July 27, 2012.

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Related Topix: Las Vegas, NV

14 hrs ago | KLAS-TV Las Vegas

I-Team: Month after police officers' deaths, Metro morale suffering

Metro Police officers are undergoing intensive soul searching these days. Recent events, including the showdown at the Bundy ranch and the murder of two officers, have caused some officers to ask if they are in the right line of work.

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Related Topix: Bunkerville, NV

Wed Jul 30, 2014

The Las Vegas Sun

BMX and reality-TV star Ricardo Laguna: Where I get to shine and show love to Las Vegas

As Robin Leach winds down his annual summer vacation under the Tuscan sun in Italy - with a visit to Pisa and its Leaning Tower, plus, a stop in fashionable Milan - many of our Strip personalities have again stepped forward in his absence to pen their own words of wisdom.

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Related Topix: Entertainment, Drama, Television, Las Vegas, NV, North Las Vegas, NV

KLAS-TV Las Vegas

I-Team: Salary Tracker shows OT charges up at detention ctr.

The I-Team is tracking down public employee salaries to see how your tax dollars are being spent.

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Related Topix: Las Vegas, NV, North Las Vegas, NV

The Las Vegas Sun

Coroner IDs man shot by Henderson Police after officer stabbed

A man shot to death after he reportedly stabbed a Henderson Police officer early Tuesday was identified today by the Clark County Coroner's Office as 51-year-old Jesse Vigil.

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KVBC-TV Las Vegas

Coroner IDs motorcyclist killed on Spring Mountain near Lindell

The Clark County coroner's office has released the name of the motorcyclist killed Tuesday afternoon on Spring Mountain Road near Lindell.

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Related Topix: Las Vegas, NV

KLAS-TV Las Vegas

Grand jury indicts man in 2012 murder

A Clark County grand jury indicted Giovanni Kohler Kurtze on murder charges in connection with the October 2012 stabbing death of Froilan Abellera in the victim's apartment in the 3300 block of Tenaya Way.

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KVBC-TV Las Vegas

Bellagio robbery suspect set for court appearance

The suspect arrested in an armed robbery at the Bellagio casino and accused of celebrating after the heist with prostitutes and a spending spree on the Las Vegas Strip will appear in court Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Las Vegas, NV

Tue Jul 29, 2014

KSL-TV

Residents clean up after Mt. Charleston flooding

A muddy flash flood in southern Nevada damaged 10 homes on Mount Charleston, cut off water for dozens of residents and is forcing more than 100 other customers to boil water before drinking it or washing dishes with it.

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Related Topix: Mount Charleston, NV, Natural Disasters, Flood, Weather

KLAS-TV Las Vegas

Mount Charleston residents flooded with frustration

Some of the people living on Mount Charleston say they're reaching their breaking point.

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Related Topix: Mount Charleston, NV, Weather

KLAS-TV Las Vegas

8 News NOW Salary Tracker Spotlights Employee Salaries

A closer look at numbers provided in the annual 8 News NOW Salary Tracker reveals government agencies in the Las Vegas Valley saw little overall change in taxpayer-funded employee salaries in 2013 compared to the prior year.

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Related Topix: Las Vegas, NV, North Las Vegas, NV

The Las Vegas Sun

Gaming exec is first woman to head Metro fiscal panel

For the first time, a woman now heads a committee that watches Metro Police's bottom line, votes on spending and has the power to approve police union contracts.

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Related Topix: Las Vegas, NV

Mon Jul 28, 2014

The Spectrum

Sheriff's candidate blames Bundy for standoff

Sheriff's candidate blames Bundy for standoff Larry Burns claims whole Cliven Bundy issues boils down to non-payment of grazing fees.

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Related Topix: World News, Oxfordshire County, England, United Kingdom, Las Vegas, NV

The Las Vegas Sun

Worker killed in accident at Ocean Spray facility in Henderson

An Ocean Spray worker died from injuries he suffered in an accident at the company's Henderson distribution center on Saturday.

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Related Topix: Henderson, NV

KVBC-TV Las Vegas

'Catastrophic flooding' possible in Rainbow Canyon

The NWS says rainfall rates have been increasing in the Mt. Charleston area, leading to the "potential for catastrophic flooding in Rainbow Canyon."

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Related Topix: Weather, Mount Charleston, NV, Natural Disasters, Flood, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Las Vegas, NV

KVBC-TV Las Vegas

Coroner IDs woman killed when she rear-ended truck

The Clark County coroner has identified the woman killed early Sunday when her car hit the rear-end of a Republic Services truck that was stopped at a red light.

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Related Topix: Henderson, NV

Hispanically Speaking

Avalanche of Local Detainer Limits Underscores Need for Federal Policy Reform

Across the United States, county after county continues to alter policies to limit compliance with immigration detainers because of constitutional concerns.

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Related Topix: Prison, Immigration Reform, Criminal Defense Law, Law

KLAS-TV Las Vegas

Police arrest suspect in Bellagio robbery

The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department say they have arrested a person in the Bellagio Hotel robbery which took place Friday night.

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Related Topix: Las Vegas, NV, Paradise, NV

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