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FAA Touts Vegas Air Controller Training Simulator

The Federal Aviation Administration is touting the use of a computerized training simulator in Las Vegas that officials say helps air traffic controllers learn to direct aircraft at busy McCarran Airport.

07/20/2011

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NV Lawsuit Filed Over ‘GOPALIN’ License Plate

A Nevada man is claiming discrimination by the DMV after his requests for pro-Sarah Palin license plates were denied.

07/18/2011

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Visitor Volume Up; More Coming By Air

For the sixth straight month, McCarran International Airport is reporting an increase in passenger traffic compared with a year ago.

07/18/2011

(credit: AP/Reed Saxon)

LA Freeway Reopens Ahead Of Schedule

The event that many feared would be the “Carmageddon” of epic traffic jams cruised calmly toward a finish with an official reopening ahead of schedule.

07/17/2011

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‘Carmageddon’ Forcing L.A. Residents To Las Vegas

The nation’s busiest freeway will be closed over the weekend, and we here in Las Vegas could be affected.

07/15/2011

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DesertXpress Plans Chugging Along

Another hurdle has been cleared for the proposed high-speed rail project linking Las Vegas to Victorville, California.

CBS Las Vegas–07/13/2011

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Spirit Starts LAX-LAS Service With $9 Fares

FLORIDA – Spirit Airlines today started five daily non-stop flights between Los Angeles and Las Vegas. To celebrate, Spirit is offering $9 fares (each way based on round trip purchase) available May 5th and May 6th only […]

CBS Las Vegas–05/05/2011

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McCarran Traffic Up, Southwest Down

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A new report shows that McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas had an increase in passenger traffic for the third straight month in March compared with a year earlier. Airport data released Friday […]

CBS Las Vegas–04/15/2011

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Reno Air Controller Asleep as Plane Landed

RENO, Nev. — An air traffic controller in Nevada was asleep and out of communication for about 16 minutes while a medical plane was landing, federal officials said Wednesday. No one was injured when the […]

CBS Las Vegas–04/13/2011