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State finds adults changed student answers on Kelly Elementary tests


The state says that one or more adults at Kelly Elementary School changed answer sheets on standardized test given in spring 2012. However, they have not been able to determine which individual or individuals did it. More>>

Culinary Union signs tentative agreement with Golden Nugget


The Culinary Union announced Wednesday that it has reached a tentative agreement with the Golden Nugget Las Vegas for a five-year contract.

Henderson budget shortfall could mean higher taxes, fees

Henderson budget shortfall could mean higher taxes, fees


The City of Henderson is staring down the barrel of a $19 million budget shortfall.Proposed ways to bridge the gap include cutting services at local parks and recreation centers and increasing property taxes. More>>

Loved ones of gun violence victims asking for stricter gun control


A young woman deeply affected by a tragic mass shooting visited Las Vegas Wednesday to rally for change. Erica Lafferty's mother was killed in the Newtown, Connecticut massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary.

City approves return of horse-drawn carriages to downtown


Horse-drawn carriages have not been seen in Las Vegas since 1985, but soon that could all change.

Wrestling champions gather in Las Vegas

Thousands of wrestlers from 45 states are in Las Vegas for the Open Wrestling Championships. Chris Maathuis looks at what saved the sport from Olympic disaster.


Police, parents and teachers needed to combat school violence


School violence is an epidemic that won't quit. Earlier this month, a student from O'Callaghan Middle School was taken to the hospital after a fight in the lunchroom. More>>

Gloria Lee Pleads 'Not Guilty' in most recent charges


The woman accused of setting fire to her pet store pleaded not guilty to charges of insurance fraud. More>>

Acts of Kindness: Call for nominations

Every week, 8 News NOW honors local heroes who quietly give back to others in a segment called Acts of Kindness. Anchor Kirsten Joyce looks back at people who were featured and calls for future nominations. More>>

Contest winner visits 8 News NOW Brighter Mornings

The woman who won 8 News NOW's Our Tax Day Giveaway contest visited 8 News NOW Brighter Mornings to discuss her reaction and plans for the prize money. More>>

Raffle for arson puppies produces few pet adoptions


Few people who lost a raffle to adopt 25 dogs that were rescued from a pet store fire have used their raffle tickets to adopt other animals. More>>

I-Team: Political cause growing in Bundy's dispute with BLM


Tensions remain high at the Bundy cattle ranch in Bunkerville as self-described militia patrol the grounds. More>>

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