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William Barnes, west coast regional manager for Uber, kicks off service in Las Vegas (photo: T. South/KXNT)

Uber Cranks Up In Las Vegas Then Told To Idle

Uber, a smartphone app which matched passengers with drivers, launched operations in Las Vegas, Reno and Carson City on Friday.

10/25/2014

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Taxi Rates Up 8 Percent In Clark County

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Nevada Taxicab Authority has approved a rate hike that would make Clark County cab rides the second most expensive among metropolitan areas with tourism-based economies. The Las Vegas Review-Journal reports the […]

CBS Las Vegas–10/21/2014

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Las Vegas Man Named Wins Cab Award

(Rockville, Maryland)–The Taxicab, Limousine & Paratransit Association (TLPA) is pleased to announce it has named Gerardo Gamboa of Checker Cab Company in Las Vegas as the 2014 Taxicab Driver of the Year. Gerardo Gamboa has […]

CBS Las Vegas–10/14/2014

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Cabbie’s Reward: $10,000

A poker player who left a bag with $300,000 in the back seat of a Las Vegas taxi has given $10,000 to the honest cabbie who returned the money.

12/27/2013

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No Increase For Taxi Rates

Nevada’s Taxicab Authority says it will keep rates at current levels.

10/09/2013

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Striking Cab Drivers Return To Work

A 60-day strike at the valley’s second-largest cab firm is over.

05/02/2013

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Drivers With Major Vegas Taxi Company Call Strike

Las Vegas is bracing for a disruption after drivers with its second-largest taxi company called a strike.

03/01/2013

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Rapper, Cabbie Meet Violent End Together In Vegas

Kenny Cherry was an aspiring rapper who moved from the Bay Area to Las Vegas to pursue his career. His music videos online show him cruising the Strip in his Maserati.

02/22/2013

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Taxi Firm Breaks Off Contract Talks

The valley’s second-largest cab firm says it won’t return to the bargaining table.

02/01/2013

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Cabbies Voting On Possible Strike

Drivers for the valley’s second-largest cab company are deciding whether to go on strike. Nearly 1300 employees at Yellow Checker Star Transportation are voting on a motion to authorize a walkout.

12/04/2012

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