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October 1, 2014

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    Republican Joe Heck and Democrat Erin Bilbray are bidding for Nevada’s 3rd Congressional District seat in the 2014 November general election.

    With ‘great team’ in place, Bilbray bullish on chances versus Heck
    Sept. 30, 2014
    Despite a lack of financial support from some national Democrats and being written off by pundits, congressional candidate Erin Bilbray says she's confident she can win ...
  • Nevada lieutenant governor candidates Lucy Flores and Mark Hutchison pose at their first public debate, hosted by Hispanics in Politics, Wednesday, Sept. 3, 2014. They fielded questions for a half-hour during an appearance on KRNV-TV's "Nevada Newsmakers" that was broadcast Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014.
    Flores criticizes Hutchison over school spending
    Sept. 30, 2014
    Democratic lieutenant governor candidate Lucy Flores criticized Republican Mark Hutchison in a debate in Reno for opposing legislation last year to directly help the Washoe County School District repair its ...
  • Sheldon Adelson, chairman and CEO of Las Vegas Sands Corp.
    5 Nevadans on Forbes list of the nation’s richest
    Sept. 30, 2014
    Nevada is home to five billionaires, and even nongamblers could wager where the money comes from. Four of the state’s billionaires made their money in ...
  • Sandoval to head education, workforce committee for Governors Association
    Sept. 30, 2014
    The National Governors Association has selected Gov. Brian Sandoval to lead its Education and Workforce Policy Committee. The two policy areas — education and employment — are among ...
  • A male sage grouse, left, struts with two other males during mating season in April 2000, in Northern Nevada.
    Report: Saving sage grouse habitat smart conservation, economic policy
    Sept. 30, 2014
    Hunting, fishing and hiking on federal land in Northern Nevada where the sage grouse roams is a multi-​million-dollar industry that could suffer if the bird becomes an endangered species. That's according to a report released Tuesday that ...
  • Nevada colleges get $10 million job training grant
    Sept. 29, 2014
    Nevada’s community colleges received a $10 million federal grant to bolster job training programs, according to Gov. Brian Sandoval’s office. The U.S. Department of Labor awarded the money to ...
  • Polls strongly favor GOP takeover of Senate
    Sept. 29, 2014
    Five weeks is a long time in politics because just about every week, political forecasters shift their predictions about what will happen in November. When it comes to control of the Senate, there's been a steady theme that Republicans are ...
  • Panel explores impact of proposed UNLV medical school
    Sept. 29, 2014
    UNLV has taken another step in an effort to establish an accredited medical school. Last week, the university submitted an application to begin the accreditation process for ...
  • From left, Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval, Steve Hill, executive director of the Governor's office of economic development, and Telsa Motors CEO Elon Musk answer media questions following a press conference at the Capitol, in Carson City, Nev., on Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014. Officials announced Thursday that Tesla will build a $5 billion car battery gigafactory east of Reno bringing an estimated 6,500 jobs. (AP Photo/Cathleen Allison)
    Nevada overstating economic benefits of Tesla factory, analysts say
    Sept. 28, 2014
    When Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval announced a $1.3 billion package of public subsidies to lure a Tesla Motors battery factory, he stressed that the huge sum would be dwarfed by an economic windfall for ...
  • After federal intervention, Metro’s diversity still lags Las Vegas
    Sept. 28, 2014
    Over the past 25 years, Las Vegas’ population has flipped from three-fourths white to one primarily made up of minorities. The city’s police force hasn’t ...
  • Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., speaks with reporters following a Democratic policy lunch at the Capitol in Washington, Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014.
    Will Nevada falter if Harry Reid loses the Senate majority?
    Sept. 28, 2014
    As much as anyone, Harry Reid is responsible for building modern-day Nevada. He has leveraged political savvy and ...
  • In this Tuesday, May 28, 2013, file photo, Chelsea Clinton of the Clinton Foundation speaks during an interview at the Women Deliver conference in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Clinton announced the birth of daughter Charlotte Clinton Mezvinsky, first grandchild of Bill Clinton and Hillary Clinton, Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014.
    Chelsea Clinton gives birth to baby girl
    Sept. 26, 2014
    Chelsea Clinton has given birth to a daughter named Charlotte, the first grandchild of former President Bill Clinton and former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton. Clinton and her husband Marc Mezvinsky announced the birth of their first child on ...
  • Rapper Ludacris, left, bows his head as he's introduced during a visit to the charter school Utopian Academy for the Arts with Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal, right, Friday, Sept. 26, 2014, in Riverdale, Ga. Deal and Ludacris may seem like an odd pairing for a campaign event, but the duo was a hit with a cheering crowd of students Friday.
    With rap star, Georgia governor taps unlikely partner
    Sept. 26, 2014
    A campaign event without political chatter seems about as likely as Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal and rapper Ludacris sharing a stage. But both happened Friday at a charter school outside Atlanta, where ...
  • Bill settles water dispute between Nevada tribe, ranch
    Sept. 26, 2014
    President Barack Obama signed a bill into law today that ends an eight-year dispute over water rights for a Native American tribe in Northern Nevada. The bill ratifies an agreement between ...
  • District Attorney Steve Wolfson talks during an interview Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2013.
    Q+A: Voters’ guide for Clark County district attorney
    Sept. 26, 2014
    Clark County voters will decide this fall whether to keep District Attorney Steve Wolfson as their top prosecutor. Wolfson, a Democrat, doesn’t face much ...
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