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LVMS President Picks Tony Stewart To Win

Las Vegas – The President and General Manager of the Las Vegas Motor Speedway Chris Powell joined the KXNT Morning News on Tuesday to talk about race weekend and when asked who he liked to […]

03/06/2012

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Fuel Up For $2.59 Per Gallon — But There’s a Catch

As the price of regular in Las Vegas pushed four dollars this weekend, cabs, limos and shuttle buses fueled up on compressed natural gas for $2.59 per gallon-equivalent. Great price, but there are only a […]

FM News 100.5 KXNT–02/27/2012

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State Senator To Take On Labor’s Sacred Cow

State Senator Ben Kieckhefer says state-mandated prevailing wages paid to workers on public building projects make those buildings too expensive. He’s likely to have a fight on his hands when he introduces changes to the law in 2013.

FM News 100.5 KXNT–02/23/2012

Nevada AFL-CIO Lobbyist Danny Thompson (photo from state source)

KXNT Exclusive: Why Nevada Needs A Business Profits Tax — A Conversation With Nevada AFL-CIO’s Danny Thompson

The business profits tax measure that was promoted unsuccessfully last year by Nevada’s legislative Democrats will soon circulate as a voter initiative.

FM News 100.5 KXNT–02/21/2012

Mayor Carolyn Goodman

Mayor Carolyn Goodman Speaks: On Economic Recovery, Obama, Metro’s Use Of Force, Gaming Taxes And More!

Las Vegas Mayor Carolyn Goodman sat down recently with KXNT’s Samantha Stone to discuss the Las Vegas economy, the city’s image, gaming taxes and other local issues. The interview is 12 minutes long. You can […]

FM News 100.5 KXNT–02/16/2012

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Inflation Hits Valentine’s Day

Las Vegas – Valentine’s Day is about love — and money.  KXNT’s Samantha Stone explores the economics of romance.

02/14/2012

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Today In History: Las Vegas Hilton Fire

Today marks the 31st anniversary of a deadly Las Vegas hotel fire.

CBS Las Vegas–02/10/2012

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Examining The Impact Of Independent Voters

Independents make up the largest voting bloc in the nation.

CBS Las Vegas–01/31/2012

Photo: CBS Las Vegas/Samantha Stone  Railroad Wheels at the Union Pacific's Arden Yard in Las Vegas. The site is close to the spot where the last spike was driven.

107 Years Ago Today: The Final Spike in the Railroad That Launched Las Vegas

January 30, 1905, the last spike was driven in the San Pedro-Los Angeles and Salt Lake City Railroad. The site is 22 miles into Nevada from the California border. Las Vegas sprang up and thrived as a railroad town until 1922.

01/30/2012

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