Democratic Poll: Rosen Leads Tarkanian In Nevada Tossup District; Audio ExcerptRepublican Danny Tarkanian trails Democrat Jacky Rosen in a new poll of Nevada's 3rd District. Democrat Jacky Rosen led Republican Danny Tarkanian by 6 points, just outside the margin of error, in a Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee poll.
Wild Re-Sign Las Vegas Native Jason Zucker; Audio ExcerptThe Minnesota Wild have re-signed left wing Jason Zucker to a two-year, $4 million contract . The deal was done Wednesday, preventing Zucker from becoming a restricted free agent . He will make $2 million in each of the next two seasons. A native of Las Vegas, Zucker could be among the players the Wild consider leaving unprotected in the expansion draft next summer for the new franchise.
M.B.A. Grads Get Big Welcome To Workforce; Audio ExcerptAccording to the Wall Street Journal, a survey of corporate recruiters suggests that this year’s business-school grads have been welcomed into the workforce. U.S.-based companies said they planned to offer recent M.B.A. graduates a median starting base salary of $105,000, up from a median of $100,000 last year, according to the survey.
Raiders Survey Sent To Las Vegas Residents; Audio ExcerptThe Oakland Raiders have officially commenced the process of getting to know more about its potential new neighbors in Nevada. An 83-question survey has reportedly been sent to more than 10,000 addresses in the Las Vegas Metro Chamber of Commerce’s database. The survey addresses issues like potential interest in a move and seating preferences at a new stadium.
New Video Encourages Attacks On Gaming City; Audio ExcerptA new ISIS video is reportedly encouraging attacks on Las Vegas and San Francisco. The terrorist group’s propaganda video features a nighttime shot of Las Vegas Boulevard and Flamingo Road, including the Bellagio hotel and nearby CityCenter.
July Fourth Fireworks Sales Begin In Las Vegas Area; Audio ExcerptSeasonal fireworks sales have begun in Las Vegas and surrounding cities, amid warnings about extreme fire danger in drought-parched wild lands and pleas from firefighters for people to be careful. Selling so-called “safe and sane” fireworks began Tuesday. Sales remain legal until midnight July 4 in southern Nevada.