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Donations to Badlands-focused PAC near $50,000

Apr 03, 2017 02:56 AM EDT

Candidates in Tuesday’s primary filed campaign finance reports Friday for the nearly three-week reporting period from March 11 to March 31 with the Nevada Secretary of State’s office.

Gridlock remains as CCSD reorganization chugs along

Apr 03, 2017 02:34 AM EDT

The breakup of the Clark County School District has been met with gridlock, adding even more pressure to organizational teams looking to roll out the mandated changes in time for 2017-18.

Nevada Army Guard brigade marks change of command

Apr 02, 2017 11:13 PM EDT

Soldiers from throughout the 17th Sustainment Brigade

Students, leaders give back to Las Vegas community on Good Deeds Day

Apr 02, 2017 09:20 PM EDT

About 120 students and community leaders valleywide packed produce, donated blood and assembled Passover baskets Sunday to contribute to an international day of giving.

Lee Canyon resort celebrates end of’ ‘great winter season’

Apr 02, 2017 09:12 PM EDT

Skiers had their last hurrah of the season at Lee Canyon on Sunday, a day that featured giveaways, live music and the annual pond-skim competition open to skiers and boarders of all ages.

Nevada Highway Patrol investigating fatal crash in central Las Vegas

Apr 02, 2017 06:37 PM EDT

According to the Highway Patrol’s traffic site, the crash was called in about 2:40 p.m. on the U.S. Highway 95 off-ramp at Valley View Boulevard.

Trump says trade is incentive for China’s cooperation against N. Korea

Apr 02, 2017 05:41 PM EDT

President Donald Trump held out the possibility Sunday of using trade as a lever to secure Chinese cooperation against North Korea and said Washington might deal with Pyongyang’s nuclear and missile programs on its own if need be.

Mexican newspaper shuts down, citing journalist danger

Apr 02, 2017 05:25 PM EDT

A newspaper in the Mexican border city of Juarez announced Sunday that it is shutting down because the rampant, unpunished killings of journalists in the country have made it too dangerous to go on.

Sen. Rand Paul joins Trump for golf

Apr 02, 2017 03:12 PM EDT

President Donald Trump brought Sen. Rand Paul to his Virginia golf course on Sunday, where the two planned to discuss health care as they hit the fairways.

Proposed legislation could advance light-rail line between airport, Las Vegas

Apr 02, 2017 02:14 PM EDT

A bill working its way through the state Legislature could advance efforts to develop, build and operate a light-rail line connecting McCarran International Airport, the Strip and downtown Las Vegas as soon as 2023.

Las Vegas News for Sunday, April 2nd

Apr 02, 2017 11:19 AM EDT

Here are your Sunday morning headlines.

The Las Vegas Review-Journal is changing for the better

Apr 02, 2017 10:56 AM EDT

Good morning. If you’re a regular reader of the Review-Journal, then you probably already have noticed some changes to the newspaper’s design.

Analysis: A filibuster over Gorsuch’s nomination is bad for Democrats and the country

Apr 02, 2017 03:09 AM EDT

A favorite truism in Washington these days is: “Be careful what you wish for, you may get it.” It tells the cautionary tale of how Republicans who wanted to run Washington got what they wanted and now must govern.

A century later, remembering Nevada’s ‘Wild West’ division in World War I

Apr 02, 2017 02:45 AM EDT

At the 100th anniversary of the U.S. entry into the “war to end all wars,” the improbable tale of the Army’s 91st “Wild West” Division

Badlands controversy fuels debate in Las Vegas Ward 2 race

Apr 02, 2017 02:16 AM EDT

Ward 2 challengers aim to make it a battle for Las Vegas City Councilman Bob Beers to claim another four-year term.

Native Americans fight bill that would cut funding of Nevada’s historic Stewart school

Apr 02, 2017 01:42 AM EDT

Several of the more than 60 stone structures on the 110-acre Stewart campus, many built by Hopi stone masons, are in disrepair and there are concerns about their seismic stability. The federal government opened the school in 1890 and operated it until it was shut down in 1980.

Death penalty, bill deadline and teamwork fill eighth week of Nevada Legislature

Apr 02, 2017 01:37 AM EDT

Marathon bill introductions, passionate debate on the death penalty and bipartisan agreement on the breakup of the Clark County School District highlighted a busy eighth week of the Nevada Legislature.

Furious pace on tap as midway point of Nevada Legislature looms

Apr 02, 2017 01:31 AM EDT

As lawmakers rush to get bills heard by a looming drop dead date for action, a milestone will be reached in Week 9 on Thursday when the 2017 session hits the halfway point. It’s downhill for the 120-day session that must conclude June 5.

Company degree programs come to the rescue of Nevada’s skill gap

Apr 02, 2017 12:57 AM EDT

Nick Freed, 21, begins his first day of work at Panasonic on Monday. He’s a guinea pig for one of the state’s first accelerated education programs tailored for a specific company.

Nevada’s legal marijuana industry faces banking problem

Apr 02, 2017 12:35 AM EDT

Following in the footsteps of Colorado, Washington and other states which have legalized recreational marijuana, Nevada is bracing for an influx of cash