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  1. June unemployment rate in Las Vegas rises to 5.1 percentRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | The Las Vegas Sun

    Unemployment in the Las Vegas area rose to 5.1 percent in June, up from 4.9 percent the previous month, according to the state Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation. Since June 2016, there have been 48,700 new jobs created statewide, and Las Vegas has gained 31,700 over a three-year span.

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  2. Three Carson City casinos fail to block opening of new competitorRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 20 | The Las Vegas Sun

    A District Court judge has rejected the appeal of three of Carson City's largest casinos to block the opening of a competitor. Judge James Wilson refused Wednesday to overturn the decision of the Carson City Board of Supervisors to grant a gaming license to Michael Pegram to open a casino in the north part of the city.

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  3. a Juicea will be loose: Simpson granted parole in robberyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 20 | The Las Vegas Sun

    Former NFL football star O.J. Simpson appears via video for his parole hearing at the Lovelock Correctional Center in Lovelock, Nev., on Thursday, July 20, 2017. Simpson was convicted in 2008 of enlisting some men he barely knew, including two who had guns, to retrieve from two sports collectibles sellers some items that Simpson said were stolen from him a decade earlier.

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  4. O.J. Simpson makes case for his freedom on live TVRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 20 | The Las Vegas Sun

    A gray-haired O.J. Simpson went before a Nevada parole board Thursday to plead for release after more than eight years in prison for a Las Vegas hotel room heist, saying - as he has for years - that he was only trying to retrieve his own sports memorabilia and never meant to hurt anybody. The former football star, looking trimmer than he has in recent years, walked briskly into the hearing room dressed in jeans, a light-blue prison-issue shirt and sneakers.

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  5. The latest: Heavy security at prison for O.J. Simpson hearingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 20 | The Las Vegas Sun

    O.J. Simpson's friends, family and the victim have entered a hearing room in a Nevada prison, where he's going to plead for his release after being convicted of armed robbery in 2008. There was heavy security around the prison Thursday.

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  6. 4 Nevada schools cancel football camp due to air qualityRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 20 | The Las Vegas Sun

    The last day of football camp for four Nevada high schools has been canceled after the Environmental Protection Agency issued a warning that air quality in the area could be unhealthy for sensitive groups. The Nevada Appeal reports the last day of Carson High School's camp with Sparks, Douglas and Bishop Manogue high schools was canceled on Thursday.

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  7. Nevada regulators mull expedited marijuana supply licensingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 13 | The Las Vegas Sun

    Following an overwhelming demand for recreational marijuana, Nevada regulators are set to vote today on emergency rules that would expedite licensing for pot distributors. Dozens of retailers started selling recreational marijuana on July 1 but a unique state law could quickly lead to empty shelves.

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  8. Nevada health insurance rates face proposed increasesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 1 | The Las Vegas Sun

    Nevada residents who receive medical insurance through the Silver State Health Insurance Exchange face an average increase of 38 percent under rates proposed for 2018. The Nevada Division of Insurance, which regulates the industry, released the figure on Friday based on proposed plans that insurance carriers have submitted to the state.

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  9. Governor insists execs work to keep rural Nevadans insuredRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 1 | The Las Vegas Sun

    Frustrated with a lack of input from insurance companies on how to keep thousands of Nevadans from being kicked off the health exchange, Gov. Brian Sandoval wrote to four industry executives on Friday, calling them to his office and insisting they work with state officials to find a solution. Thousands of people will lose their insurance in 14 of Nevada's 17 counties if two companies move forward with plans to exit the marketplace next year and no other insurers step in.

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  10. Sandoval insists execs work to keep rural Nevadans insuredRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 1 | The Las Vegas Sun

    Frustrated with a lack of input from insurance companies on how to keep thousands of Nevadans from being kicked off the health exchange, Gov. Brian Sandoval wrote to four industry executives on Friday, calling them to his office and insisting they work with state officials to find a solution. Thousands of people will lose their insurance in 14 of Nevada's 17 counties if two companies move forward with plans to exit the marketplace next year and no other insurers step in.

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  11. L.V. marijuana laws: Your guide to buying, using weedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 30 | The Las Vegas Sun

    Marijuana is displayed at the Reef Dispensary during a Nevada Dispensary Association news conference on legal recreational marijuana sales Thursday, June 29, 2017. Nevada is one of eight states allowing recreational marijuana use for adults 21 and over, and on Saturday will become the first of four states that legalized recreational sales in last November's election to open its recreational dispensaries for business.

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  12. Quick resolution predicted in marijuana distribution fightRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 29 | The Las Vegas Sun

    A legal skirmish over recreational marijuana distribution rights will be resolved quickly, as sales get ready to kick off this weekend, the head of a dispensary group predicted today. Riana Durrett, executive director of the Nevada Dispensary Association, said she thinks the matter, which prevents dispensaries from restocking recreational weed after sales begin Saturday, will be settled by the end of July.

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  13. Amsterdam on steroids': L.V. dispensaries gird for weekend start of recreational salesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 28 | The Las Vegas Sun

    People wait in line to purchase medical marijuana during the opening of Euphoria Wellness, 7785 S. Jones Blvd., the first marijuana dispensary in Las Vegas, Aug. 26, 2015. Euphoria is among dozens of stores that will begin recreational marijuana sales in Nevada on Saturday, June 27, 2017.

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  14. New pot rules protect kids; legal clash won't stop Saturday salesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 27 | The Las Vegas Sun

    A menu sign that shows some of the edible marijuana products for sale is pictured at the Mynt Cannabis Dispensary in downtown Reno, Nev., is pictured Wednesday, June 21, 2017. The Mynt is one of at least four medical marijuana dispensaries in Reno that have received the necessary local licenses and are ready to start selling marijuana for recreational use on July 1 if the state is able to comply with a court order regarding distribution licenses.

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  15. New Nevada laws push toward gender equalityRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2017 | The Las Vegas Sun

    State Sen. Julia Ratti, D-Reno, speaks during a Senate floor session in Carson City on Friday, June 2, 2017. In a Legislature in which the ratio of women to men was among the country's highest, gender equality issues ranging from tampon taxes to equal pay were advanced.

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  16. Seniors benefit from long-standing state Capitol basketball traditionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2017 | The Las Vegas Sun

    In the year since 75-year-old Barbara Barton moved to Nevada to recover from a stroke and live with her daughter, she's learned to walk and talk all over again with the help of a friend. Carson City resident Ceil Jones, 79, has been volunteering with Seniors in Service for 15 years.

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  17. Nevadaa s on-again, off-again marijuana sales back onRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2017 | The Las Vegas Sun

    Nevada regulators reaffirmed their intentions Friday to issue licenses necessary for retailers to begin selling pot for recreational use on July 1 while complying with a court order in a lawsuit filed by alcohol wholesalers who want a piece of the pot distribution business. The retail licensees could include as many as 25 medical dispensaries in the Las Vegas area and four others in Reno that already have medical retail licenses, as long as they adhere to packaging requirements in an emergency regulation to be adopted Monday, state Department of Taxation spokeswoman Stephanie Klapstein said.

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  18. Nevada's on-again, off-again marijuana sales back onRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2017 | The Las Vegas Sun

    Nevada's marijuana regulators may have found a way around a judge's order that threatens to block the state's first recreational pot sales scheduled to begin next month. Gov. Brian Sandoval has signed onto an emergency regulation intended to allow recreational sales to begin July 1 at some existing medical dispensaries.

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  19. Medical pot dealers cleared for recreational sales in Clark County, Las VegasRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2017 | The Las Vegas Sun

    Officials in Clark County and Las Vegas approved a combined 37 dual-use permits Wednesday for medical marijuana dispensaries to begin selling recreational marijuana. Twenty-five permits for dispensaries in unincorporated Clark County and 12 such permits in the city of Las Vegas were approved by the county commission and city council during separate meetings in what industry owners called "an important milestone" toward an eight-month journey to selling recreational weed since Ballot Question 2 passed in last November's election cycle.

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  20. After ruling, what's next for recreational marijuana here?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2017 | The Las Vegas Sun

    In this, Oct. 27, 2016, photo, Rachael Torricelli looks at marijuana for sale at Blum in Las Vegas. Nevada voters legalized recreational marijuana in November, and officials are trying to start selling it on July 1, 2017.

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