Commissioners move to reverse Uber decision

The idea of an outsider politically outmuscling the local taxicab industry would have been laughable only a few years ago. Backed by protectionist laws and pussycat legislators, the cab bosses had the ride racket all to themselves. But a lot has changed.

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Cosmopolitan, Culinary agree on four-year labor deal

The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas and Culinary Workers Local 226, after years of hostility, announced an agreement Tuesday on a four-year contract covering some 2,000 of the Strip resort's employees in the food, beverage, housekeeping, bar and lounge and bell desk departments.

NV Energy files for expansion to serve Switch, Apple

NV Energy has filed requests with state regulators to expand two large-scale solar photovoltaic projects in Southern Nevada to serve the renewable energy goals and growth of data-storage companies Switch and Apple.

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LETTERS: To keep us safe, ban white immigrants

I write to congratulate Gov. Brian Sandoval on his decisive action to prevent Syrian refugees from settling in Nevada. However, I call on him to extend this ban to all white people as well.

Fossil fuels a necessity for human progress

Starting today, Nevadans may want to keep a watchful eye on what world leaders say and do in Paris. The heads of 190 countries, including U.S. President Barack Obama, are meeting for the United Nations Conference on Climate Change.