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7 hrs ago | CBS Local

Live And Local With Kevin Wall 07/25/14: School Choice

Virginia Walden-Ford, leading school choice activist, talks about the benefits of school choice in Clark County Schools.

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9 hrs ago | The Las Vegas Sun

AG is asked to review open-meetings law in school chief's ouster

A Reno newspaper is asking Nevada's attorney general to investigate whether the Washoe County school board violated the open-meetings law earlier this week when it ousted school superintendent Pedro Martinez.

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Related Topix: Reno, NV, Washoe County, NV, Education Etc., Las Vegas, NV

14 hrs ago | National Conference of State Legislat...

No Gambling With the Elections Process in Las Vegas

The warehouse that houses Clark County's election department may not have the lights and glitz of the nearby Las Vegas strip, but it is no less awe-inspiring.

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Related Topix: Las Vegas, NV

23 hrs ago | The Las Vegas Sun

Coroner IDs woman who crashed into apartment building

A 25-year-old woman found dead last Wednesday after her car crashed into an apartment building in Sunrise Manor was identified as Annemarie Velasquez of Las Vegas, the Clark County Coroner's Office said today.

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Related Topix: Sunrise Manor, NV, Las Vegas, NV

Thu Jul 24, 2014

KVBC-TV Las Vegas

Fierce competition to open a medical marijuana business

Two of the 63 groups originally approved by the city have withdrawn their applications and only a few of the 61 remaining will make the final cut.

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Related Topix: Marijuana, Las Vegas, NV

KVBC-TV Las Vegas

Illegal prostitution cutting into legal brothel businesses

Nevada's legal brothels are struggling for survival, and a longtime advocate blames illegal prostitution in Clark and Washoe counties.

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Related Topix: Washoe County, NV, Dennis Hof, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Mound House, NV, Las Vegas, NV

KTNV-TV Las Vegas

Las Vegas man sentenced for possessing firearms, dealing drugs

A Las Vegas man well-known to local police because of his lengthy criminal history and street gang affiliations, was sentenced to 155 months in federal prison and five years of supervised release.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Las Vegas, NV, Federal Prisons, Prison

KVBC-TV Las Vegas

Judge threatens closure of youth offender centers

A Clark County Family Court judge vowed Thursday to seek the closure of state-run facilities for youth offenders if the governor's office does not respond to allegations of abuse.

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Related Topix: Brian Sandoval, US Governors, Elko, NV, Caliente, NV

KLAS-TV Las Vegas

Man indicted for ex-wife's murder

A 37-year-old man was indicted by a Clark County grand jury on charges that he beat his ex-wife to death on June 13 in a Las Vegas apartment on Durango Drive near Sahara Avenue.

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Related Topix: Las Vegas, NV

KRNV-TV Reno

Tax hike proposed to fund stadium at UNLV

Officials are throwing around the idea of increasing the sales tax throughout Clark County to raise money for a proposed stadium at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.

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Related Topix: University of Nevada-Las Vegas, Las Vegas, NV

Fermanagh Today

Teo Halm, Reese Hartwig and Astro in Earth to Echo PA/Entertainment One

EARTH TO ECHO Sci-Fi/Family/Action/Adventure. Teo Halm, Brian "Astro" Bradley, Reese Hartwig, Ella Wahlestedt, Jason Gray-Stanford.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

The Las Vegas Sun

Laughlin mobile home fire displaces resident

The fire, which was reported at 11:42 a.m. at 1663 Granada Street, was contained to one room that was being used as an office.

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Related Topix: Fire, Laughlin, NV

KLAS-TV Las Vegas

Three new road projects set to start in Henderson

Since starting up in January, the fuel tax has raised about $80 million. The money is being used to update and fix roads all across Clark County.

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Related Topix: Henderson, NV, Family, Kids, Whitney, NV

The Las Vegas Sun

Marijuana entrepreneurs rush to meet application deadline

Applicants gather to be processed as today is the last day to submit applications to the Las Vegas Department of Planning for medical marijuana dispensaries, cultivation or production on Wednesday, July 23, 2014.

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Related Topix: Marijuana, Las Vegas, NV

Freshnews

GrowBLOX Sciences, Inc. Files for Two Additional Medical Marijuana Dispensaries in Las Vegas

GrowBLOX Sciences, Inc. , a medical cannabis research and development company, announced today that it is filing for two medical marijuana dispensary locations in Las Vegas, Nevada.

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Related Topix: Marijuana, Las Vegas, NV

Tue Jul 22, 2014

The Las Vegas Sun

Coroner IDs teen killed in weekend drive-by shooting

A man killed in a drive-by shooting Sunday morning near Jones Boulevard and Cheyenne Avenue has been identified as Issacher Akaka, 18, of Las Vegas, according to the Clark County Coroner's Office.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Las Vegas, NV

KVBC-TV Las Vegas

Suspect arrested in series of Vegas sexual assaults

The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department says it has arrested a man suspected in a series of sexual assaults and is asking the public whether it has information on more possible victims.

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Related Topix: Las Vegas, NV

World News Report

Agritek Holdings Inc. Announces New Advisory Board Member and Secures ...

Agritek Holdings, Inc. , a fully reporting company on the OTCQB and leader in Compassionate Care Technology and indoor/outdoor agricultural solutions for the medicinal marijuana industry, today announced the addition of Mr. Neal Bartoletta to its advisory board and through the execution of an Letter of Intent with Bartoletta and his venture ... (more)

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Related Topix: Marijuana, Agriculture, Science, Nevada, Las Vegas, NV, North Las Vegas, NV

Domestic Fuel

Southern Nevada Water Authority Goes Solar

In this Ethanol Report, Advanced Ethanol Council executive director Brooke Coleman discusses a new CBO report on the Renewable Fuel Standard and EPA's delay issuing a final rule for 2014 RFS volume obligations.

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Related Topix: Environmental Law, Law, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy

Cambridge Evening News

Earth to Echo

In 1982, ET phoned home and now another stranded extra-terrestrial requires assistance from pint-sized heroes to safely return to the stars in Dave Green's fantastical family-oriented adventure.

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