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Wayne Newton’s Yacht Sinks At Lake Mead

Authorities are investigating the sinking of a yacht owned by Las Vegas entertainer Wayne Newton at a Lake Mead marina.

10/21/2013

Gov. Brian Sandoval warns that Nevadans could lose benefits if the federal government shutdown continues. (Getty Images)

Sandoval Warns Of Fallout From Federal Shutdown

Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval is warning state residents they may lose some federally funded benefits if the government shutdown continues.

10/08/2013

Lake Mead is seen in the distance behind boats in dry dock near the Lake Mead Marina. (photo: Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Shutdown Impacts Lake Mead, Red Rock

The federal government shutdown that began early Tuesday morning is already affecting a popular spot for visitors.

10/01/2013

File photo of part of a state park. (Credit: Todd Warshaw/Getty Images)

Top Summer Vacation Activities In Las Vegas

With such an abundance of natural beauty and convenient recreation center pools, there is always something ‘cool’ to do in the Las Vegas area.

07/12/2013

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Phoenix, Las Vegas Bake In Scorching Heat

A blazing heat wave expected to send the mercury soaring to nearly 120 degrees in Phoenix and Las Vegas settled over the West on Friday, threatening to ground airliners and raising fears that people and pets will get burned on the scalding pavement.

FM News 100.5 KXNT–06/29/2013

Boats on Lake Mead (photo: Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Boating Advisory Issued For Lake Mead

Lake Mead boaters are being asked to avoid using the main launch ramp at Echo Bay.

06/18/2013

File photo of Lake Mead (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Lake Mead Ends Swim Ban After Testing Mystery Foam

Officials say they’re welcoming swimmers back to the Overton Arm at Lake Mead after finding no dangerous toxins in the water.

06/13/2013

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Erin Brockovich Arrested While Boating In Nevada

Environmental activist Erin Brockovich, portrayed by Julia Roberts in a 2000 movie about her fight over the pollution of a California town, has been arrested on suspicion of boating while intoxicated at Lake Mead near Las Vegas, authorities said Sunday.

CBS Las Vegas–06/09/2013

Congressman Joe Heck (Photo by David Becker/Getty Images)

Heck Calls For Better Search and Rescue Operations

Nevada Congressman Joe Heck today introduced legislation that allows expedited access to public lands for Good Samaritan search and recovery organizations so that they may conduct searches for missing persons.

06/07/2013

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Coroner: Body Is Missing Creech Airman

A body of a man missing in Lake Mead since year has been found, his identity confirmed.

04/18/2013

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