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The ruling helps taxi drivers who say three companies owe them back wages for failing to pay the minimum wage. (JOE KLAMAR/AFP/GettyImages)

Nevada Supreme Court: Taxi Drivers Get Minimum Wage

Ruling helps taxi drivers who say three companies owe them back wages for failing to pay the minimum wage.

06/26/2014

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Death Sentence Overturned On Race Challenge

The Nevada Supreme Court has overturned the death penalty conviction of a 65-year-old man found guilty in 2010 of raping and bludgeoning a woman to death with a hammer in 1985.

06/26/2014

Extra police patrols on Fremont Street will target aggressive panhandlers and street performers who intimidate tourists. (Getty Images)

Vegas Adding Police At Fremont Street Experience

Extra patrols will enforce laws against aggressive panhandling.

06/06/2014

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Jury Hears Closing Arguments In Dancer Murder Trial

Prosecutors urged a jury to reject a claim of self-defense and convict a former Las Vegas Strip performer of first-degree murder in the death of his dancer ex-girlfriend almost 3½ years ago.

05/20/2014

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County Takes Over Strip Newsracks

Clark County will assume control of newsracks on the Strip beginning in January.

05/20/2014

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Taxable Sales Up Here By 10.4%

Taxable sales in Nevada rose 4.6 percent in February over the same month a year ago, with several sectors reporting strong gains. They were up over 10% in Clark County.

04/29/2014

File photo of marijuana. (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

178 Applications Received From People Trying To Start Medical Marijuana Business

Officials have received at least 178 applications from people seeking to start medical marijuana-related businesses in Clark County.

04/24/2014

File photo of marijuana. (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

206 Medical Marijuana Applications

Clark County business license department to comb through mountains of paperwork

04/23/2014

Mohave Max; photo Clark County

Max Emerges–Its Spring!

Desert Tortoise Mohave Max emerges from his southern Nevada burrow, and Spring has spring.

04/07/2014

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Union Wants County Pay Cuts Reversed

Clark County’s largest union wants to restore a two-percent pay cut enacted during the recession.

04/01/2014

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