Las Vegas calls Clark County a deadbeat

Las Vegas has poured a little gas on a long-smoldering fire services dispute with Clark County. At issue: A decades-old agreement that charges the county for services provided by the Las Vegas Fire Department in pockets of unincorporated county within city limits.

Casino operators want options to $965M power plant

CARSON CITY — Southern Nevada hotel-casino operators are asking state regulators to mandate that Nevada Power provide detailed information on other competitive options to contrast with the utility company's preliminary proposal to build a new $965 million gas plant to meet Southern Nevada's future energy needs.

Salaries for new state autism program questioned

CARSON CITY — Four organizations representing Nevada parents of autistic children said Wednesday they are concerned that a new initiative set to start Jan. 1 will fail because a state agency is proposing to pay an inadequate amount of money necessary to hire and train the professional staff for the early intervention program.

Chick-fil-A to open at Sahara, Rancho in 2016

Attention, Chick-fil-A lovers: In a year or so, you not only won't have to go to St. George, Utah, to get a fix of your favorite fillet of chicken breast with its crispy, slightly sweet coating, and the ever popular waffle-cut french fries, you won't even have to go across the valley.

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Uber probes Lyft exec's IP address amid hacking lawsuit

Eight months after disclosing a major data breach, ride service Uber is focusing its legal efforts on learning more about an internet address that it has persuaded a court could lead to identifying the hacker. That address, two sources familiar with the matter say, can be traced to the chief of technology at its main U.S. rival, Lyft.

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POWER Act helps businesses raise efficiencies

When it comes to our nation's energy policies, we can and we must invest in the kinds of innovation and technologies that will conserve our precious energy resources, protect consumers and businesses from volatile energy markets, and preserve our environment for future generations.

EDITORIAL: College speech crackdowns

American universities are notoriously hostile to free speech — even student speech that occurs off campus. A recent court ruling in Kansas marked an important victory for student rights, but the decision doesn't go far enough to rein in unconstitutional policies that infringe on core student freedoms.