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September 2, 2014

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  • THEhotel in Vegas switches to new name Delano

    25 minutes ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — Officials plan to cut the ribbon Tuesday on the South Beach-inspired Delano Las Vegas, the renamed and renovated property on the campus of Mandalay Bay that was previously known as THEhotel. The 1,100-room, all-suite hotel underwent ...

  • UNLV law school looks to make up $3 budget deficit

    1 hour, 42 minutes ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nevada university regents are asking the state for $1.5 million to fill half of a projected $3 million budget deficit at the William S. Boyd School of Law at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. The ...

  • Fight Schedule

    4 hours, 57 minutes ago

    (AP) Sept. 5 At Tokyo, Akira Yaegashi vs. Roman Gonzalez, 12, for Yaegashi's WBC flyweight title; Naoya Inoue vs. Samartlek Kokietgym, 12, for Inoue's WBC junior flyweight title; Ryota Murata vs. Adrian Luna Flores, 10, middleweights. Sept. 6 At Hamburg, Germany, ...

  • Burning Man festival draws peak crowd of 66,000

    15 hours, 46 minutes ago

    (AP) RENO, Nev. (AP) — The Burning Man counterculture festival drew a peak crowd of nearly 66,000 celebrants as it neared an end Monday on the northern Nevada desert. Friday's official peak attendance of 65,922 was within the population cap of ...

  • Robbery suspect dies in shootout with Reno police

    19 hours, 4 minutes ago

    (AP) RENO, Nev. (AP) — A suspect died after a shootout with police near a Reno casino after officers said he shot and wounded a shopper during a robbery of a CVS Pharmacy minutes before. Washoe County sheriff's spokesman Bob Harmon ...

  • 2 men sue over Nevada trapping regulations

    20 hours, 46 minutes ago

    (AP) RENO, Nev. (AP) — Two men have sued Nevada wildlife commissioners, saying current trapping regulations are causing needless suffering for thousands of "non-target" animals including dogs, golden eagles and mountain lions. Donald Molde of Reno and Mark Smith of Incline ...

  • Climate study yields bad news for tiny desert fish

    1 day, 2 hours ago

    (AP) RENO, Nev. (AP) — For 10,000 years, a tiny iridescent blue fish has lived in the depths of a cavern in Nevada's desert, but a new study says climate change and warming waters —and its lack of mobility— are threatening ...

  • 5 things to know about Nevada's midterm elections

    1 day, 2 hours ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — With no senators up for re-election and a Gov. Brian Sandoval all but guaranteed a second term, Nevada's upcoming midterm elections promise to be a bit of a snooze. But a swing congressional district and a ...

  • Candidates culled from Nevada political elites

    1 day, 2 hours ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nevada's attorney general candidates start with three priceless political ingredients — presidential good looks, law degrees and a pedigree in state politics. Democrat Ross Miller's father was Nevada's longest-serving governor. Republican Adam Laxalt's grandfather was former ...

  • Dad of woman who helped kill 3 honors victims

    1 day, 13 hours ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — The father of a woman whose June rampage with her husband left two Las Vegas police officers and a good Samaritan dead visited the restaurant and store where the three were gunned down, saying he was ...

  • Little League team honored with parade in Vegas

    1 day, 15 hours ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — A Las Vegas team was honored with a parade down the Strip after its return from the Little League World Series in Williamsport, Pennsylvania. Mayor Carolyn Goodman and former UNLV coach Jerry Tarkanian were among those ...

  • Bundy son pulls kids from NV schools over knife

    1 day, 15 hours ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — A son of rancher Cliven Bundy has withdrawn his children from Clark County schools after his daughter was barred from carrying a pocket knife on school grounds. Ryan Bundy says that's a violation of his children's ...

  • Candidates culled from Nevada political elites

    1 day, 19 hours ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nevada's attorney general candidates start with three priceless political ingredients — presidential good looks, law degrees and a pedigree in state politics. Democrat Ross Miller's father was Nevada's longest-serving governor. Republican Adam Laxalt's grandfather was former ...

  • Dad of suspect in Las Vegas rampage honors victims

    1 day, 19 hours ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — The father of a suspect involved in a June rampage in Las Vegas that left two police officers and a bystander dead paid tribute to the victims during a visit to the crime scene. Todd Woodruff ...

  • Incentives states can offer to get Tesla factory

    2 days ago

    (AP) LOS ANGELES (AP) — Five states are on the short list for a $5 billion factory that Tesla Motors plans to build so it can crank out batteries for a new generation of electric cars. The package of economic incentives ...

  • Man pleads guilty in beating death of NV official

    2 days, 15 hours ago

    (AP) CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — A man has pleaded guilty to first-degree murder in the April 2013 beating death of Nevada's chief insurance examiner. Raul Garcia Jr. awaits sentencing Oct. 27 after entering the plea Friday in Carson District Court. ...

  • Fighter War Machine extradited to Nevada

    2 days, 16 hours ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — The mixed martial arts fighter known as War Machine has been extradited to Las Vegas to face charges he beat his ex-girlfriend and then fled to California. The man born Jonathan Paul Koppenhaver was booked into ...

  • Commission adopts fracking regulations for Nevada

    2 days, 16 hours ago

    (AP) ELKO, Nev. (AP) — A state panel has approved regulations guiding oil and gas exploration companies' use of hydraulic fracturing, better known as fracking, in Nevada. The Commission on Mineral Resources' unanimous decision Thursday in Elko drew criticism from opponents, ...

  • Fighter War Machine extradited to Nevada

    2 days, 17 hours ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — Mix martial arts fighter War Machine has been extradited to Las Vegas to face charges he brutally beat his porn star ex-girlfriend. The man born Jonathan Koppenhaver was booked early Saturday morning into the Clark County ...

  • Fajardo leads Nevada to 28-19 win over S. Utah

    2 days, 18 hours ago

    (AP) RENO, Nev. (AP) — Cody Fajardo threw for 303 yards and a touchdown and ran for 68 yards and another score to lead Nevada to a 28-19 win over Southern Utah in the season opener Saturday. The only FBS player ...

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