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Nevada lawmaker backs bill to allow bars to permit dogs

A Nevada lawmaker is proposing legislation to allow stand-alone bars to permit dogs to enter at the discretion of an establishment’s owner. Sen. James Settelmeyer says the bill being drafted for the 2015 Legislature was suggested by a constituent in Virginia City.


Ex-Clemson QB arrested after gun threats

Chad Kelly, a former Clemson quarterback and current Ole Miss signee who is the nephew of Buffalo Bills great Jim Kelly, faces numerous charges after an altercation at a downtown Buffalo, N.Y., bar.



What will we give up for Uber convenience?

Anyone who signs up for Uber’s app gives up a tremendous amount of liability to get the service, which is provided by third-party contractors who drive their own cars.

Las Vegas ranked high as market for entry-level homes

Constrained land supplies, sluggish permitting processes, competition from more affordable resales — the local new-homes market has plenty of obstacles in its way. But two recent reports show consumer demand, at least, won’t be among the issues builders face in 2015.

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EDITORIAL: State GOP infighting

The story of Nevada’s Assembly Republican caucus is something between soap opera and slapstick. Amid the betrayal and mistrust are too many self-inflicted blows to the groin to count.


COPD throws challenges in the way of patients

About 24 million Americans suffer from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, commonly known as COPD. Many may not realize it is the cause of their distress and needs to be treated right away.