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Sandoval: Pass education tax plan or see 20 percent cut in state budget

Gov. Brian Sandoval warned Friday that if Nevada lawmakers don’t extend sun-setting taxes and approve new tax revenue the state could face across-the-board budget cuts as deep as 20 percent, damaging an already dismal education system.

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Panel to interview 38 lawyers vying for seats on District Court bench

A total of 38 lawyers have applied for three judicial District Court seats made vacant by the newly appointed Nevada Court of Appeals.


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FBI agents arrest Las Vegas man in business loan scheme

A Las Vegas man has been arrested by FBI agents in what authorities say was a $3.2 million business loan scheme.


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Panel to interview 38 lawyers vying for seats on District Court bench

A total of 38 lawyers have applied for three judicial District Court seats made vacant by the newly appointed Nevada Court of Appeals.


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Judge sets bail for Metro detective accused of robbing prostitute

A Las Vegas judge set bail Friday for a Metro detective accused of attacking a woman after a quarrel over a prostitution fee.


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Nevada to pursue immigration lawsuit despite Sandoval-Laxalt rift

Gov. Brian Sandoval met with Attorney General Adam Laxalt to discuss a lawsuit Nevada joined with 25 other states to challenge President Barack Obama’s executive actions on immigration and decided to continue with the legal action, the attorney general’s office said Friday.

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Tourism chief’s new goal: 45 million visitors

Rossi Ralenkotter, president and CEO of the organization that markets the city, told an audience at Preview 2015 on Friday that 45 million visitors will be the new benchmark and he expects to hit that “within the next few years.” If the goal is achieved, it would produce 37,000 new tourism industry jobs in Southern Nevada.


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Stadium signature drive falls short in ballot effort

Las Vegas voters won’t get a chance to weigh in on using public money to build a controversial downtown soccer stadium, at least not yet.


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McCain calls for hearings on expanded sports betting

With all eyes on the Super Bowl and the billions of dollars wagered legally — and illegally — on the game, Sen. John McCain says Congress should hold hearings on whether to expand legalized sports betting that now largely is limited to sports books in Nevada.


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