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Tropicana Sale To Penn Approved

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nevada gambling regulators say Penn National Gaming’s $360 million purchase of the Tropicana Las Vegas hotel and casino can move forward. The state’s five-member Gaming Commission voted unanimously Thursday to approve the deal […]

CBS Las Vegas–08/20/2015

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The Top 5 Conversations Tourists Should Have With Las Vegas Cab Drivers

If you’re prone to just slipping into a cab and staying quiet until you arrive at wherever it is you’re headed in Sin City – you’re doing yourself a serious disservice.  Las Vegas is active […]


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Officials: Less Chance Of Colorado River Water Cuts In 2017

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Wet weather in May and June prompted optimistic projections Monday from federal water managers keeping close tabs on the Colorado River water supply for about 40 million residents in seven Southwest U.S. […]

CBS Las Vegas–08/17/2015

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Regulators Issuing Report On Nuclear Dump Plan

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Federal regulators say a key report about a long-studied national nuclear waste dump in Nevada finds just a small chance that radioactive contamination could get into the environment. A Nevada state official […]

CBS Las Vegas–08/14/2015

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UFC’s Anderson Silva Suspended

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nevada fight regulators imposed the maximum penalty Thursday on former UFC champion Anderson Silva for testing positive for steroid use last January. Nevada Athletic Commission Chairman Francisco Aguilar said the 40-year-old Silva […]

CBS Las Vegas–08/13/2015

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Pregnant Nevada Inmate Wants Out To Give Birth

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A pregnant Nevada prison inmate convicted of torching her Las Vegas pet shop, where 27 puppies were rescued, is challenging the medical care she’s receiving behind bars. A judge is due to hear […]

CBS Las Vegas–08/06/2015

VA policy dictated that medical personnel wait for an ambulance rather than take the veteran to the emergency room themselves; it took 1/2 hour for the ambulance to arrive. (Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

New Veterans Clinic Gets $12.1 Million Federal OK

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Veterans in Pahrump, Nevada are getting a long-sought larger outpatient clinic now that a federal construction contract has been awarded a year after a plan was approved. The news quickly turned political […]

CBS Las Vegas–08/05/2015

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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.


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Clinton Campaign LV HQ

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