Critics of a proposed $1.9 billion, 65,000-seat domed football stadium say they want a better deal for Southern Nevadans if tax dollars are used to help fund construction, but an influential casino lobbying group joined the debate Wednesday by saying stadium developers and government officials have covered all areas of concern.
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The westbound lane restrictions — from 2 a.m. to 10 a.m. Thursday — are necessary due to the need to make emergency repairs to bridge gaps, according to a Clark County spokesman. The beltway’s eastbound lanes at Decatur also will be restricted during the same time period Friday morning.
A politically connected public relations firm has been tied to the corruption investigation of Las Vegas City Councilman Ricki Barlow, the Las Vegas Review-Journal has learned.
A crash in the central valley Wednesday morning sent one man to the hospital with critical injuries, police said.
Some evacuations were lifted Wednesday as firefighters, aided by cooler weather, held back the progress of a wildfire burning through bone-dry brush and threatening hundreds of structures in California’s Santa Cruz Mountains.
Stuckey Elementary, only six years after making its debut in southwest Las Vegas, already has earned a spot on the nation’s elite list of Blue Ribbon Schools.
After only a year of service, Ann Wilkinson will resign Friday as chairwoman of the Nevada Transportation Authority, the agency that regulates ride-sharing companies, taxicabs and limos across the state.
Las Vegas Sands Corp. this month announced $320,000 in grants to help the homeless in the Las Vegas area.
A woman was killed Saturday in a Pahrump crash that authorities are blaming on impaired driving, the Nevada Highway Patrol announced Wednesday.
The Nevada Department of Transportation has received another $20 million in federal highway funds to help pay for several projects statewide, including the $1 billion widening of the Spaghetti Bowl interchange in downtown Las Vegas known as Project Neon.
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