Proposed bill would limit federal land control

The ongoing debate over federal control of lands in Nevada will heat up again this week with a hearing on a bill proposed by Assemblywoman Michele Fiore that would prohibit the federal government from owning or managing any lands that it has not acquired with the consent of the Legislature.

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2 charged in 2014 Nye County brothel robbery

Jessie Aulelava, a Loomis armored truck driver, is charged with two counts of grand larceny after police say he and Shiva Zamiri, a brothel employee, took an undisclosed amount of money.



‘Walking Dead’ season finale sets series viewership record

AMC’s “The Walking Dead” wrapped its highest-rated season yet Sunday with more monster numbers, including a series record for a finale and drawing more than four times as many young adults as the night’s top-rated broadcast entertainment series.


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EDITORIAL: March Madness means money

March Madness isn’t contained to your TV set. As it does every year in Las Vegas, the NCAA Tournament has taken over the town, with thousands of tourists flooding sports books and plopping down basketfuls of their hard-earned cash on their favorite teams.

Governors forget spending lessons

To pitch his plan for a modified version of the margins tax before the Nevada Legislature, Gov. Brian Sandoval invited former governors Robert List, Richard Bryan and Bob Miller to sit before the Senate and Assembly Taxation Committees, meeting jointly.


Creating a bedtime ritual aids sleep

Drugs are not the best place to begin for people having problems sleeping, says Dr. Mitchell Forman, dean of Touro University Nevada College of Osteopathic Medicine. Your approach to bedtime may be the problem.