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CEO: UMC cutbacks necessary to stay afloat

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University Medical Center is facing its biggest employee cut in recent history, with 285 layoffs. This move affects both employees and patients at the financially-struggling, county-run hospital.

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For the first time in years, a major hotel/casino is opening on the Las Vegas Strip. The SLS will open Friday at midnight. Here is a sneak peak inside. More>>

Company questions openness of city ambulance services bid

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One local ambulance company is questioning why it was never given the chance to bid for a major city of Las Vegas contract. The contract determines who can provide emergency response alongside Las Vegas city firefighters. More>>

Budget issues leaves school crosswalks unguarded

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Dozens of children are hit by cars every year some of them on the first few days of class. 8 News NOW has learned many school crosswalks are going unguarded this school year. More>>

Las Vegas doctor suing popular reality TV show

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A Las Vegas doctor is suing the people behind the popular TV show “Bar Rescue” after he made controversial comments about women on the show. More>>

Ex-lawmaker agrees to plea deal

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Former Nevada lawmaker Steven Brooks waived his right to a preliminary hearing during a court appearance Thursday morning. Brooks has agreed to plead guilty to resisting arrest with a deadly weapon and unlawful possession of a firearm.
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Study: Las Vegas named No. 6 'most caring'

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The city of Las Vegas has made the top ten of most caring cities in the country, according to a new study from Movoto.com. More>>

Students at for-profit school question financial aid

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8 News NOW has received letters from students at the Milan Institute, a for-profit trade school, who are concerned about financial aid money which involves tax dollars. More>>

UMC 'streamlining" services, slashing jobs

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University Medical Center leaders are scheduled Thursday to discuss why the hospital is laying off nearly 300 workers. More>>

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