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Nevada Colleges Awarded $1.1 Million

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Three colleges in Nevada have been awarded federal grant money totaling $1.1 million for student support services. The U.S. Department of Education on Friday announced the four grants to three Nevada higher […]

CBS Las Vegas–07/17/2015

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Family-Friendly Guide To Las Vegas

Recommendations on affordable lodging, dining and attractions in Las Vegas for the entire family.


(CBS Las Vegas, Gillespie)

Clinton Campaign LV HQ

LAS VEGAS (AP) – Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign is opening its first official campaign headquarters in Las Vegas.


Michele Fiore (Nevada Legislature photo)

Nevada Lawmaker Defends Confederate Flag Flap

CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — A Republican Nevada Assemblywoman is defending the Confederate flag as a piece of American history. Conservative Las Vegas lawmaker Michele Fiore sent a campaign email Wednesday discussing ongoing debate about the […]

CBS Las Vegas–07/08/2015

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Las Vegas Man Accused Of Threatening Obama

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Federal authorities in Nevada say they arrested a Las Vegas man with seven registered guns and charged him with making Facebook threats to harm President Barack Obama. Records show that 55-year-old Tyrone Paul […]

CBS Las Vegas–06/30/2015


Nevada Firefighters Concerned About Extra Cheatgrass Growth

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Late rains in Nevada have firefighters worried about the coming dry season, especially as new cheatgrass crops keep growing. Truckee Meadows Fire Protection District Deputy Chief Tim Leighton says that late rain […]

CBS Las Vegas–06/10/2015

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Nevada Courts Add Another District

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nevada state courts are adding a new judicial district to cover rural Lander, Mineral and Pershing counties. The 11th Judicial District will come into being July 1, under a measure passed by […]

CBS Las Vegas–06/03/2015

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US Judge Dismisses Case Against Malaysian Gambler

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A federal judge in Nevada dismissed a criminal case against a wealthy Malaysian gambler arrested last year after FBI agents impersonated Internet repair technicians to get into his suite as part of […]

CBS Las Vegas–06/01/2015

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Bigger Boost For Teacher Bonus

CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — A proposal to offer $5,000 bonuses to combat Nevada’s teacher shortage is getting an even bigger boost.


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5.4 Earthquake Felt In Vegas

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The U.S. Geological Service is reporting a 5.4 magnitude earthquake about 24 miles southwest of Caliente, Nevada. The quake was felt in Las Vegas about 125 miles south of the epicenter. […]

CBS Las Vegas–05/22/2015