Poll: Nevadans favor Sandoval tax increase plan

A majority of likely Nevada voters back Gov. Brian Sandoval’s plan to raise taxes to bring in more money for education, with 56 percent backing his proposed higher business license fee and 41 percent opposing the idea, according to a new poll released Monday.

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Henderson police announce DUI patrols

Henderson police announced Monday that they would be joined by neighboring police departments in conducting DUI patrols for much of March. The “saturation patrols” will start Wednesday and run through March 23, Henderson police wrote in a release Monday.




Influential real estate broker Keith Bassett dies at 75

If you’ve ever bought pet food, office supplies or TVs in Las Vegas, Keith Bassett has probably touched your life. As a commercial real estate broker, Bassett negotiated deals in the 1980s and ’90s to bring to Southern Nevada some of the nation’s biggest retailers — PetSmart, Office Depot, Best Buy, Old Navy, Sports Authority and Target, among others. Bassett died Saturday at his Las Vegas home at 75.

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LinkedIn users will get $1 each in password-leak settlement

To settle a class-action lawsuit that alleged LinkedIn failed to protect the passwords and private information of its premium subscriber customers, the company has agreed to pay $1.25 — or about $1 each — million to approximately 800,000 people who were premium users.


Next phase of sewer project brings new challenges for Rampart drivers

Sewer work along Rampart Boulevard north of Summerlin Parkway is winding down, but motorists who think they can breathe a sigh of relief are mistaken. The city of Las Vegas Public Works Department is closing one phase of the Rampart Sewer Installation Project and immediately starting another.