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4 hrs ago | 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

CBS Local

Las Vegas Sergeant Uses Education To Improve A Vital Part Of Criminal Justice System

While the subject of our jail system might not be considered pleasant, it is a vital part of the law enforcement system.

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Related Topix: Las Vegas, NV, Prison

Sun Jul 27, 2014

The Las Vegas Sun

Thunderstorm brings heavy rain, lots of lightning to the valley

Rain falls at Grimaldi's Pizzeria, 9595 S. Eastern Ave., as a thunderstorm rolls through the Las Vegas Valley on Sunday, July 27, 2014.

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Related Topix: Weather, Boulder City, NV, Henderson, NV, Tornado, Hurricane, Natural Disasters

KVBC-TV Las Vegas

News Alert: Flooding on I-15 in Jean; warnings extended to

The NWS has extended flash flood warnings in central and western Clark County and southern Nye County until 7:30 p.m. Most areas of Las Vegas proper are rain free and the bulk of the rain has moved into California.

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Related Topix: Weather, Jean, NV, Natural Disasters, Flood, Publishing, News Corporation, Nye County, NV

KVBC-TV Las Vegas

News Alert: Flash flood warning issued for west central Clark County

A flash flood warning has been issued for west central Clark County effective until 5:45 p.m. Sunday.

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Flood, Publishing, News Corporation, Mount Charleston, NV

The Las Vegas Sun

How a fight in Congress could hurt Nevada's roadways - and much more

The federal fund that pays for construction on highways and interstates is drying up, and Congress has delayed a permanent fix.

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Related Topix: Las Vegas, NV

The Las Vegas Sun

Wet 'n' mild: Your guide to Southern Nevada splash pads

Children play in the water at the splash pad at Madeira Canyon Park during the park's grand opening in 2009.

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

Sat Jul 26, 2014

KVBC-TV Las Vegas

Coroner identifies bicyclist killed by apparent DUI driver neat South Point

The Clark County coroner has identified the bicyclist killed late Friday afternoon when he was hit by a car on Las Vegas Boulevard near South Point Casino.

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Related Topix: Las Vegas, NV

Fri Jul 25, 2014

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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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

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

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

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