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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

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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.

05/31/2015

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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

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Marco Rubio Coming To Nevada Later This Month

CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Republican presidential candidate Marco Rubio is planning to visit Nevada at the end of the month to celebrate his birthday with the star of the TV show “Pawn Stars.” A […]

CBS Las Vegas–05/19/2015

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Fending Off Foreclosure

CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) – Nevada lawmakers want to pull the plug on a program that helps homeowners fend off foreclosure in a sign of just how far the state has come since the Great Recession.

05/17/2015

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Lawmakers Repealing Winery Ban

CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) – The Nevada Senate has passed a compromise bill that repeals the state’s partial ban on wineries.

05/17/2015

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Prosecutors Re-File Charges In FBI Ruse Case

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Federal prosecutors in Nevada have added a conspiracy allegation and re-filed criminal Internet bookmaking charges against a Malaysian businessman who won a court ruling that his rights were violated in an FBI […]

CBS Las Vegas–05/14/2015

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