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Sin City Says ‘I do’ To Same-Sex Weddings

An initial frenzied filing for Nevada’s first same-sex marriage licenses followed by quickie late-night ceremonies gave way Friday to business almost as usual in the self-proclaimed wedding capital of the world.

10/11/2014

Vice President Joe Biden visits Las Vegas (photo: Carlos Diaz/KXNT)

Biden Refers To Note Cards While Making Pitch For Raising Minimum Wage

Vice President Joe Biden used a lunch stop at a Mexican restaurant in downtown Las Vegas on Monday to make a pitch for raising the minimum wage nationally to $10.10 per hour.

10/07/2014

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VP PLans LV Visit

Washington, DC – On Monday, October 6th, Vice President Biden will travel to Las Vegas, Nevada.

10/01/2014

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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Report: Economic Recovery Not Slowing

In the midyear economic outlook report, released today by the UNLV Center for Business and Economic Research, economists report a positive outlook for the remainder of 2014 and through 2015, with momentum increasing each year.

06/17/2014

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CDC: US Births Up For First Time In 5 Years, Improved Economy Cited

The baby recession may be at an end: After a five-year span in which the number of children born in the United States dropped each year, 2013 saw a minute increase.

05/29/2014

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Off The Wall: State Of The Union

The President rolled out his vision for America in the State of The Union Address. But he left a few things out……  

FM News 100.5 KXNT–01/29/2014

Nevada's jobless rate remains 2 percentage points above the national average. (Getty Images)

Nevada Jobless Rate Falls To 9 Percent In November

Unemployment rate is the lowest in 5 years.

12/20/2013

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Fast Food Workers Protest Wages

Fast food workers across Las Vegas unite to raise the minimum wage

12/05/2013

Lav Vegas' newest shopping mall will echo one of the world's oldest...the Grand Bazaar in Istanbul. (Getty Images)

Las Vegas Mall Modeled On Istanbul’s Grand Bazaar

Las Vegas developers say the newest shopping mall will be modeled on one of the oldest shopping centers in the world.

12/03/2013

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