HBO to lay off 150 employees

Layoff fever is spreading at Time Warner. Weeks after the conglom went public with job cuts at its Warner Bros. and Turner Broadcasting divisions, the HBO unit is expected to trim its own staff as well, according to sources. Approximately 7% of its 2,400 employees face pink slips as early as this week.

Man shot daughter, granddaughter before killing self, grandson escapes

A grandfather shot dead his daughter, granddaughter and then turned the gun on himself on Monday in a Seattle home, authorities said. Officers received a call at around 8:15 p.m. from a 10-year-old boy who was inside the home and said his grandfather threatened his mother and sister with a handgun before he shot them, the Seattle Police Department said.

Uber launches online petition in Vegas

Uber, which last week brought its controversial ride-sharing app to Nevada, is battling opponents and gathering support with an online petition drive before it faces a Clark County District Court hearing Wednesday.

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Man shot in northwest valley

A man was hospitalized Wednesday after being shot in the northwest valley, Las Vegas police said. Just before 8 p.m., police were called to the 2000 block of Winwood Street, near Jones and Lake Mead boulevards. Upon arrival, officers found the wounded man.

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The Sin City Opera Company will perform a free “comical concert of operatic favorites and mischief” on Saturday.

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Nevada officials target new airline flights

Nevada tourism leaders are considering establishing a statewide air service development group that would work with airlines to solve some of the wide-ranging challenges communities in the state have recruiting new flights.

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