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“Girls Gone Wild” Founder Loses In Court

LAS VEGAS (AP) — “Girls Gone Wild” founder Joe Francis thought he’d beaten the house out of a $2 million gambling debt, but the Nevada Supreme Court says he’ll have to pay anyway.

NewsRadio 100.5 KXNT–10/08/2011


Vegas Pastor Admits Stealing Church Funds

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A Roman Catholic priest in Las Vegas has pleaded guilty to federal fraud charges for siphoning $650,000 from parish bank accounts, the gift shop, votive candle collection and prayer funds.

NewsRadio 100.5 KXNT–10/08/2011

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Solar Project Gets Loan Guarantee

The Energy Department has guaranteed a $737-million loan for Nevada’s largest solar project.

CBS Las Vegas–09/29/2011


1 Dead In Reno Casino Shooting

Police are investigating after a shooting inside a Sparks casino led to an evacuation and lockdown early Saturday.

NewsRadio 100.5 KXNT–09/24/2011

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Northern Nevada Reels From 3 Major Tragedies

Northern Nevadans are taking a breath a week after a plane crash killed a pilot and 10 spectators at the national air races in Reno.

NewsRadio 100.5 KXNT–09/24/2011

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NTSB Releases Reno Air Crash Summary

Federal investigators say a scrap of metal found about a mile from the Reno air show crash site may help them piece together what went wrong.

NewsRadio 100.5 KXNT–09/24/2011

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Vegas Police Develop Educational Course

Las Vegas police say they’ve finished developing an online course to educate civilians and police officers about the Sikh religion.

NewsRadio 100.5 KXNT–09/24/2011


Nellis Official: Aviation Nation Spectators Safe

A Nellis Air Force Base official says spectators face less risk at choreographed air show demonstrations like the upcoming Aviation Nation in southernNevada than at unscripted races like the National Championship Air Races in Reno.

NewsRadio 100.5 KXNT–09/24/2011


Freeway Project Leads To Gridlock

(Las Vegas, NV)  —  A major repaving project has slowed traffic on the state’s busiest freeway to a near standstill.  The “Las Vegas Sun” says lane closures along I-15 and Tropicana began yesterday, causing gridlock […]

NewsRadio 100.5 KXNT–09/13/2011


“Ellen” Helps Troubled Valley School

A local school that has made news for its efforts to help low-income students has received a boost from a popular talk show host.  Whitney Elementary principal Sherrie Gahn was a special guest on yesterday’s […]

NewsRadio 100.5 KXNT–09/13/2011