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1 hr ago | The Spectrum

Horsford vows to help clear militias

Rep. Steven Horsford, D-Nevada, said rancher Cliven Bundy's recent comments about African Americans are "infused with bigotry and racism and paint the black experience in American in a hateful way."

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Steven Horsford, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Harry Reid, US Senate, Mesquite, NV, Moapa Valley, NV, Bunkerville, NV

5 hrs ago | The Las Vegas Sun

Phone call interrupts drug buy, ends in fatal shooting

Puckett and a longtime friend, who had arranged a marijuana buy, stood Monday evening outside a Chevy Trailblazer parked near a public housing project on Harris Avenue, just south of Cashman Field.

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Related Topix: Drugs

5 hrs ago | KLAS-TV Las Vegas

Busy intersection near school getting new traffic light

A busy intersection near a high school that parents have complained about for several years will soon be getting a traffic light.

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Related Topix: Las Vegas, NV

5 hrs ago | The Spectrum

Toxic methane gases blamed for illnesses

A contractor drills a well to test for methane gas in the road through Highland Hills.

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Related Topix: Mesquite, NV

7 hrs ago | WKXW-FM Trenton

'Hero' Rancher Condemned for Racist Remarks

A Nevada rancher who has become a conservative folk hero for resisting the federal government's attempts to round up his cattle faced sharp criticism Thursday for racist comments published in a New York Times article.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Dean Heller, Representative Dean Heller, US House of Representatives, Harry Reid, Democrat, Las Vegas, NV, North Las Vegas, NV

8 hrs ago | CBS Local

178 Applications Received From People Trying To Start Medical Marijuana Business

The number includes 60 applications related to cultivation, 77 in the dispensary category, one in the laboratory category and 40 in production.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana

9 hrs ago | Las Vegas Review Journal

Bustling traffic puts McCarran on pace for 40 million passengers in 2014

International passengers arrive at Customs and Border Protection inside Terminal 3 at McCarran International Airport on Wednesday, March 12, 2014.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Harry Reid, US Senate, Democrat, Las Vegas, NV

14 hrs ago | The Las Vegas Sun

Forecast calls for high winds, prompts dust advisory

Blustery conditions are expected to return to the Las Vegas Valley on Friday, creating the potential for high levels of dust in the air.

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Related Topix: Weather, Mount Charleston, NV

18 hrs ago | KVBC-TV Las Vegas

Blessing the Wild Horse Golf Course

The second-largest city of Nevada is often overshadowed by its glitzier neighbor in national media coverage.

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Related Topix: Las Vegas, NV, North Las Vegas, NV, Henderson, NV

22 hrs ago | NewsReview.com

The battle of Bunkerville

The Battle of Bunkerville is over, and thankfully no shots were actually fired. The Bureau of Land Management's overly militarized attempt to round up Clark County rancher Cliven Bundy 's cattle over grazing fees and the endangered desert tortoise ended after hundreds of supporters, including self-proclaimed armed "militia," refused to be herded ... (more)

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Related Topix: Bunkerville, NV, US Governors, Brian Sandoval, US News, Harry Reid, US Senate, Democrat, US Politics, Solar Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Alternative Energy

Wed Apr 23, 2014

The Las Vegas Sun

Suspect arrested in fatal parking lot shooting

Detectives have apprehended a suspect in a deadly Monday night shooting in the parking lot of a Las Vegas apartment complex, according to Metro Police.

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Related Topix: Las Vegas, NV

Sonoran News

Bundy vs. BLM a " is it over? | by Roseann Salanitri

TPATH Many are breathing a sigh of relief since the Bureau of Land Management backed down in their attempt to relieve Cliven Bundy of his cattle and generational grazing lands in Clark County, Nevada.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Harry Reid, US Senate, Democrat

Las Vegas Review Journal

East Valley View community news and information, April 24-30, 2014

According to a water district news release "The Water Reclamation District will be constructing approximately 13 miles of large-diameter relief sewers that will convey wastewater from southwest Las Vegas Valley to the Flamingo Water Resource Center.

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Related Topix: Las Vegas, NV, Education Etc., Events, University of Nevada-Las Vegas, The Rippingtons, Jazz

Final Call

Armed, angry, dangerous - and White

Rancher Cliven Bundy, middle, addresses his supporters along side Clark County Sheriff Doug Gillespie, right, on April 12. Bundy informed the public that the BLM has agreed to cease the roundup of his family's cattle.

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Related Topix: Occupy Wall Street, Las Vegas, NV, Opinion

The Las Vegas Sun

Police arrest man in string of residential burglaries

A man suspected in a string of burglaries in Henderson and Las Vegas is no longer circling neighborhoods in his red Ford F-150 pickup truck, authorities said.

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Related Topix: Henderson, NV, Las Vegas, NV

CBS Local

206 Medical Marijuana Applications

The number includes 70 applications related to cultivation, 90 in the dispensary category, one in the laboratory category and 45 in production.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana

CBS Local

Republican Activists Push Party On Gay Marriage

As bans against gay marriage crumble and public opinion on the issue shifts rapidly, some Republicans are pushing the party to drop its opposition to same-sex unions, part of a broader campaign to get the GOP to appeal to younger voters by de-emphasizing social issues.

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Related Topix: US News, Wedding, Gay/Lesbian, Las Vegas, NV

KRNV-TV Reno

Common Core standards for 2014-15 discussed

The controversial educational platform known as Common Core took center stage in Carson City on Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Carson City, NV, Washoe County, NV

Tue Apr 22, 2014

KLAS-TV Las Vegas

Popularity of electric cars growing in S. Nevada

More and more owners of electric cars are plugging in for their power. The Las Vegas area now has more than 100 electric charging stations for cars, from casinos to businesses to the Clark County Government Center.

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Related Topix: Las Vegas, NV, Hybrid, Electric Vehicle, Hatchback, Chevrolet Volt, Chevrolet

Las Vegas Review Journal

Cooney found guilty of shooting, paralyzing her son

Linda Cooney, 66, enters Clark County District Court on Tuesday, April 22, 2014.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Las Vegas, NV

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