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Congressional subcommittee weighs online gambling

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Organizations and advocates on all sides of the online gambling debate are cheering a Congressional hearing on the state of online gambling. The hearing took place Tuesday before the House Subcommittee […]

12/10/2013

Tate McIntee. (AP Photo/Family Photo via Pershing County Sheriff's Office)

6 missing people found alive in northern Nevada

RENO, Nev. (AP) — A member of a search team on Tuesday found two adults and four children who had been missing in the frigid mountains of northern Nevada for the past two days. Pershing […]

12/10/2013

Road crews work to scrape away mud along San Timoteo Canyon Road on Friday, Nov. 22, 2013, in Redlands, Calif., the day after after heavy rains hit the area causing the road to flood. (AP Photo/The Redlands Daily Facts, John Valenzuela)

Powerful storm system blasts CA and the West; 4 killed

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Western U.S. has been drenched by a powerful storm system that blasted several states and has led to four deaths. The fierce weather has prompted flooding and water rescues in […]

11/23/2013

4 Marines killed in accident at California base

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Four Marines were killed Wednesday in an accident at Camp Pendleton in Southern California, base officials said. The accident happened at 11 a.m. during a range maintenance operation at the San […]

11/13/2013

Calif. company recalls prepackaged salad, sandwich

RICHMOND, Calif. (AP) — More than 90 tons of ready-to-eat salads and sandwiches by a California catering company are being recalled after 26 people in three states were sickened by a bacterial strain of E. […]

11/11/2013

116-mile Tahoe-Pyramid Bikeway is two-thirds done

TRUCKEE, Calif. (AP) — The opening of a new segment of the Tahoe-Pyramid Bikeway west of Reno means cycling enthusiasts are about two-thirds of the way to completing the dream that began 10 years ago […]

11/10/2013

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Nation’s poor at 49.7M, higher than official rate

WASHINGTON (AP) — The government says there are about 3 million more poor people in the United States than its official count shows. The Census Bureau’s official rate that came out in September showed that […]

11/06/2013

This undated photo provided by David Fox shows acrobat Sarah Guillot-Guyard, 31, who was pronounced dead after falling about 50 feet from the Cirque du Soleil "Ka" show's stage during a production at the MGM Grand. (AP Photo/Courtesy David Fox, File)

Citations proposed in Cirque acrobat’s death

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Safety officials announced plans Tuesday to cite performance company Cirque du Soleil and Las Vegas Strip casino MGM Grand after an acrobat died over the summer in a fall witnessed by […]

10/29/2013

Autopsy shows toddler died from swallowing battery

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Family members and doctors knew something was wrong when 1-year-old Julian Wilson started vomiting blood, but they didn’t find out he had swallowed a small battery until after an autopsy was […]

10/29/2013

Students tie ribbons and yellow carnations along a fence on the side of Sparks Middle School where they attended a memorial for teacher Michael Landsberry in Sparks, Nev., on Thursday, Oct. 24, 2013. (AP Photo/The Reno Gazette-Journal, Andy Barron)

Friend says Nevada shooter was a typical kid, not loner

SPARKS, Nev. (AP) — The Nevada middle school student who killed a teacher and wounded two classmates before turning the gun on himself appeared to be a typical 12-year-old who liked soccer, was good at […]

10/25/2013

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