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NLV fire dept. struggles with aging fire trucks

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The city of North Las Vegas is using fire engines considered past their prime. Some have been on the road for so long, they're now even beyond national standards for replacement.

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  • Porch shooter: I didn't know gun was loaded

    Porch shooter: I didn't know gun was loaded

    Thursday, July 24 2014 3:54 PM EDT2014-07-24 19:54:53 GMT
    A suburban Detroit man who killed an unarmed woman on his porch immediately suggested to police it was an accident and that he didn't know his shotgun was loaded, according to recorded remarks played in court...More>>
    A suburban Detroit man who killed an unarmed woman on his porch immediately suggested to police it was an accident and that he didn't know his shotgun was loaded, according to recorded remarks played in court Thursday.More>>
  • Ohio State marching band director fired

    Ohio State marching band director fired

    Thursday, July 24 2014 3:54 PM EDT2014-07-24 19:54:47 GMT
    Ohio State University has fired the director of its celebrated marching band amid allegations he knew about and ignored "serious cultural issues" including sexual harassment.More>>
    Ohio State University fired the director of its celebrated marching band on Thursday amid allegations he knew about and ignored "serious cultural issues," some involving rituals where students were pressured to march in...More>>
  • Shooting at hospital near Philadelphia injures 3

    Shooting at hospital near Philadelphia injures 3

    Thursday, July 24 2014 3:52 PM EDT2014-07-24 19:52:24 GMT
    Police in suburban Philadelphia are investigating a shooting at a hospital campus and say they have reports people have been injured and a suspect is in custody.More>>
    Police in suburban Philadelphia are investigating a shooting at a hospital campus and say they have reports people have been injured and a suspect is in custody.More>>
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  • Nevada's unemployment rate drops in June

    Nevada's unemployment rate drops in June

    Friday, July 18 2014 12:55 PM EDT2014-07-18 16:55:58 GMT
    Nevada’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate fell in June by two-tenths of a percentage point to 7.7 percent, the lowest level since August 2008, the Nevada Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation reported Friday.








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    Nevada’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate fell in June by two-tenths of a percentage point to 7.7 percent, the lowest level since August 2008, the Nevada Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation reported Friday.








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  • Brookings: Few Las Vegas job openings require science, math skills

    Brookings: Few Las Vegas job openings require science, math skills

    Tuesday, July 8 2014 1:28 PM EDT2014-07-08 17:28:03 GMT
    A new Brookings Institution study found that a relatively low percentage of advertised job openings in the Las Vegas metropolitan area job require science, technology, engineering or mathematics skills.More>>
    A new Brookings Institution study found that a relatively low percentage of advertised job openings in the Las Vegas metropolitan area job require science, technology, engineering or mathematics skills.More>>
  • Monthly gaming win rises in May

    Monthly gaming win rises in May

    Friday, June 27 2014 9:43 AM EDT2014-06-27 13:43:38 GMT
    Nevada's monthly gaming win rose in May thanks, in part, to the success of casinos along the Las Vegas Strip.More>>
    Nevada's monthly gaming win rose in May thanks, in part, to the success of casinos along the Las Vegas Strip.More>>
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  • Italy's Gtech buying IGT in $6.4 billion deal

    Italy's Gtech buying IGT in $6.4 billion deal

    Wednesday, July 16 2014 9:05 AM EDT2014-07-16 13:05:29 GMT
    The Italian lottery operator Gtech is buying slot machine maker International Game Technology for $4.7 billion in cash and stock. Including $1.7 billion in debt, the companies on Wednesday valued the deal at $6.4 billion.More>>
    The Italian lottery operator Gtech is buying slot machine maker International Game Technology for $4.7 billion in cash and stock. Including $1.7 billion in debt, the companies on Wednesday valued the deal at $6.4 billion.More>>
  • Aria agrees to $100K fine for barring state agents

    Aria agrees to $100K fine for barring state agents

    Tuesday, July 1 2014 1:47 PM EDT2014-07-01 17:47:02 GMT
    The Aria casino on the Las Vegas Strip has agreed to pay a $100,000 fine for blocking state agents from watching a high-stakes roulette table.
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    The Aria casino on the Las Vegas Strip has agreed to pay a $100,000 fine for blocking state agents from watching a high-stakes roulette table.

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  • LVH sold to Westgate Resorts

    LVH sold to Westgate Resorts

    Monday, June 30 2014 3:46 PM EDT2014-06-30 19:46:06 GMT
    The LVH, formally known as the Las Vegas Hilton, was sold to Westgate Resorts, according to the banking firm handling the deal.More>>
    The LVH, formally known as the Las Vegas Hilton, was sold to Westgate Resorts, according to the banking firm handling the deal.More>>
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