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Regulators OK Merger Between Lottery Operator, Slot Maker

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nevada gambling regulators say a $6.4 billion merger between an Italian lottery operator and U.S. slot machine maker can move ahead. The Nevada Gaming Commission unanimously approved the deal between Italy’s Gtech […]

CBS Las Vegas–02/26/2015

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Officials Ask For More Money For UNLV Medical School

CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Nevada higher education officials are asking legislators for three times more money than the governor has proposed to ramp up construction of a medical school in Las Vegas. Nevada System […]

CBS Las Vegas–02/24/2015

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Med Marijuana Shops Can’t Open Due To Pesticide Issue

The grand opening for Nevada’s new legal marijuana dispensaries is on hold, thanks to a debate over pesticides.

02/23/2015

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Construction On Boulder City Bypass Begin In April

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nevada officials have awarded $83 million to a road construction company for first phase of what could eventually be an interstate linking Las Vegas and Phoenix. The Nevada Department of Transportation awarded a […]

CBS Las Vegas–02/10/2015

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Lawmakers Look At Live Entertainment Tax

CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) _ Nevada lawmakers are taking the first step toward reworking a live entertainment tax that many complain is confusing and filled with too many exemptions.

02/08/2015

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Gas Service Nearly Restored

LAS VEGAS–Southwest Gas crews have restored service to more than 4,880 customers affected in Tuesday’s outage. Approximately 190 customers are still without natural gas service because our crews were unable to gain access to the […]

CBS Las Vegas–02/05/2015

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Another Measles Case Confirmed In Clark County

LAS VEGAS—Officials with the Southern Nevada Health District confirm there is a second case of the measles in Clark County. The SNHD said the patient is an adult, and the case is not linked to […]

CBS Las Vegas–02/03/2015

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Nevada Casinos Win $11 Billion In 2014

LAS VEGAS (AP) — State analysts say Nevada’s casinos — particularly those on the Las Vegas Strip — won less in December and the 12 months of 2014 than they did a year prior. Gaming Control Board […]

CBS Las Vegas–01/30/2015

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Ex-Nevada Prison Guard Gets Probation

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A former Nevada state prison guard was sentenced to five years’ probation for taking a bribe to smuggle cellphones to an inmate awaiting a death penalty trial in a fiery Las Vegas Strip […]

CBS Las Vegas–01/28/2015

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Judge Resets Class-Action Hearing In Vegas Hospital TB Case

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A Nevada judge postponed a hearing whether to grant class-action status to plaintiffs alleging a Las Vegas hospital failed to properly protect them from a tuberculosis outbreak in a neonatal intensive care unit. […]

CBS Las Vegas–01/20/2015

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