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1 hr ago | KTVN Reno

Gun teacher killed suffered single shot to head

The coroner in Las Vegas says the Arizona firearms instructor who died in an Uzi shooting by a 9-year-old girl suffered a single gunshot to the head.

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Related Topix: Las Vegas, NV

6 hrs ago | KVBC-TV Las Vegas

Lake Mohave drowning victim identified as California man

The Clark County coroner's office has identified a Lake Mohave drowning victim whose body was recovered last Sunday.

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8 hrs ago | Las Vegas Review Journal

Las Vegas Strip leads state in gaming revenue in July

Nevada gaming revenue increased less than 1 percent in July while Strip casinos saw an increase of 4.8 percent.

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Related Topix: Las Vegas, NV, North Las Vegas, NV, Games, Poker, Washoe County, NV, Reno, NV

12 hrs ago | KTVN Reno

Nevada Sales Tax up 4.7 Percent from Last Year

Nevada's taxable sales rose 4.7 percent in June compared with the same month a year ago, led by an 8 percent gain in Clark County and a 7.3 percent increase in Washoe County.

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Related Topix: Nevada, Washoe County, NV, Storey County, NV

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Las Vegas Review Journal

Taxable sales rise across state, Clark County

The state Department of Taxation reported Wednesday that Nevada businesses sold $4.15 billion in tangible goods in the month, up 4.7 percent from $3.96 billion in June 2013.

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The Las Vegas Sun

Twitter users defend 'War Machine' against assault charges

Using the hashtag #FreeWarMachine, supporters of Jon Koppenhaver have taken to Twitter to support the former UFC fighter accused of brutally beating his ex-girlfriend.

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Related Topix: Las Vegas, NV

KVBC-TV Las Vegas

News Alert: Authorities make arrest in bonfire injuring teens

Clark County and Henderson Fire Investigators arrested Michael Brandon Boyd, Jr. Wednesday morning in connection with a June 9 bonfire in a desert area south of Henderson that resulted in injuries to seven teenagers.

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Related Topix: Henderson, NV

KLAS-TV Las Vegas

Surveillance video of Southwest Las Vegas burglary suspects released

Detectives with LVMPD have released surveillance video of three men that they think are responsible for a rash of burglaries in Southwest Las Vegas.

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

Las Vegas Review Journal

LV Valley firefighter jobs could draw thousands

Clark County could see a surge of thousands of firefighter applicants in the coming months to fill only a few dozen open slots in its five fire departments.

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Related Topix: Fire, Las Vegas, NV, Boulder City, NV, Henderson, NV, North Las Vegas, NV

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Las Vegas Review Journal

Vegas Assembly candidate faces residency challenge

The Republican opponent of Assembly candidate Jesse "Jake" Holder filed a complaint with the Clark County district attorney's office accusing the Democrat of not living in Assembly District 10 in the central part of the Las Vegas Valley.

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Related Topix: US News

Las Vegas Review Journal

3 face charges in 12 Las Vegas store robberies

Darian Christopher Owens, 25, Tevin Tyree Owens, 21, and Precious Carroll, 24, each faces charges including robbery and burglary with a deadly weapon.

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Related Topix: Las Vegas, NV

KLAS-TV Las Vegas

Driving You Crazy: Stop sign runners near Charleston & Sloan

A viewer says drivers are ignoring a stop sign at the corner of Raspberry Hill Road and Orange Hill Drive, southeast of Charleston Boulevard and Sloan Lane.

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Related Topix: Las Vegas, NV

Las Vegas Review Journal

Man, woman arrested in Aug. 17 stabbing death

Two suspects were booked into Clark County Detention Center Monday in connection to the stabbing death of a Las Vegas man last week, county arrest records show.

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Related Topix: Las Vegas, NV

Las Vegas Review Journal

New term to begin Sept. 8 at learning institute for seniors

Elena Cieslak instructs students in her artist's workshop class in February 2013 at the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at UNLV's Paradise campus, 851 E. Tropicana Ave. Students take part in Mike Cutler's So What's New ? class in February 2013 at the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at UNLV's Paradise campus, 851 E. Tropicana Ave. Students ... (more)

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Related Topix: Paradise, NV, Las Vegas, NV, Henderson, NV, North Las Vegas, NV, Life, Holidays, Christmas

Nevada Appeal

Students skip vaccines under religious exemption

As the school year kicks off, hundreds of parents have been taking their children to southern Nevada clinics to make sure their children have the required immunizations.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Las Vegas, NV, Family, Kids

CBS Local

First-Ever HempFest Coming To Vegas

AP - The first-ever Las Vegas HempFest will take place October 4th at the Clark County Amphitheater.

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Related Topix: Las Vegas, NV, Marijuana

Mon Aug 25, 2014

The Las Vegas Sun

School's in session: Stories of the first day from around CCSD

Chaparral High School Principal Lolo James watches students stream by as he begins his first day as the top administrator there.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Las Vegas, NV

KLAS-TV Las Vegas

Coroner IDs man shot and killed in NLV Sunday

The Clark County Coroner's Office has identified the man found shot and killed Sunday afternoon in North Las Vegas as 25-year-old C'Dario LaParker Burns.

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

KLAS-TV Las Vegas

Jury finds man guilty in Strip shooting

A Clark County jury has found a Las Vegas man guilty of five counts of attempted murder in connection with shooting on the Strip that happened seven years ago.

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Related Topix: Las Vegas, NV

KVBC-TV Las Vegas

Governor announces Mt. Charleston flood diversion plan

Gov. Brian Sandoval told Mount Charleston residents Monday morning that plans are under way for a "temporary storm water diversion structure" to protect homes and property from future flash floods.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Brian Sandoval, Mount Charleston, NV, Weather

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