When Richard Florida penned a scathing commentary this week in the Los Angeles Times about Nevada’s remarkable deal with Tesla Motors under the headline “Want to deplete your tax base? Give ‘job creators’ what they want,” he showed that he just doesn’t appreciate the way business is done in the Silver State.
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In a few days, UNLV will be welcoming Intel’s “Cherry Creek” supercomputer — which was ranked in 2013 as the 400th fastest supercomputer in the world and the 41st most energy efficient and powerful computer in the world.
A conservative group visits Nevada as it tours battleground states to lobby Republican officials and politicians to back gay marriage in the national party’s 2016 platform.
Summerlin Hospital Medical Center and Salt Lake City’s Primary Children’s Hospital on Tuesday announced a partnership to bring improved pediatric care to patients in Las Vegas .
The city of Las Vegas billed it as a “town hall” meeting to answer questions about a proposed downtown soccer stadium, but Tuesday’s session also turned out to be a pep talk by city staff, its private partners and even Mayor Carolyn Goodman to sell the stadium proposal.
Las Vegas police are asking the public for help in finding a man they say is behind a string of business robberies this month. The man enters businesses posing as a customer, police said. When the store employee opens the register, the man flashes a handgun and grabs cash from the drawer.
The U.S. Senate on Tuesday confirmed two new members to the federal body that regulates the nuclear power industry and has played a role in reviewing Yucca Mountain in Nevada as a repository for nuclear waste.
A former Las Vegas stripper was sentenced to between five and 15 years in prison Tuesday for a 2013 DUI crash that killed a man and injured his toddler son . Shauna Miller, 28, crashed a 2003 Hummer into a 1997 Ford Escort driven by 33-year-old James White, who was killed. His 2-year-old son suffered minor injuries.
A Clark County Family Court judge did not abuse his discretion when he allowed a woman to move to Sweden with her two young daughters, the Nevada Supreme Court ruled Tuesday.
No longer a hurricane, tropical storm Odile should still have valley residents on alert for possible flash floods this week. The National Weather Service instated a 36-hour flash flood watch from Wednesday morning until Thursday night as Odile pushes moisture into the valley area.
Las Vegas physician Vinay Bararia was sentenced to 44 months in federal prison Tuesday stemming from his conviction for unlawfully selling painkillers. U.S. District Judge Jennifer Dorsey also placed Bararia on three years of supervised release after prison.
Republican Adam Laxalt on Wednesday is launching his first TV ad in his campaign for Nevada attorney general, a positive biographical spot that highlights his service in the Navy as a judge advocate general who handled terrorists cases in Iraq.
Clark County commissioners, rejecting a proposal state officials are considering, are betting on the free market to figure out how much square footage Nevada needs for cultivation facilities that will grow the state’s medical marijuana crop.
A former Elko County jail inmate is seeking more than $50,000 in damages in a federal lawsuit accusing jail guards of idly standing by while three other inmates nearly beat him to death.
A financing company remotely shuts down vehicles well before customers legally default on payments, according to a class action lawsuit filed by the Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada.
A federal judge Tuesday once more delayed the long-awaited federal trial of former construction company boss Leon Benzer and five others in a massive scheme to take over Las Vegas-area homeowners associations.
Clark County commissioners on Tuesday unanimously approved a ban of glass containers and bottles on the Strip sidewalks.
Two people were hospitalized with minor injuries Tuesday morning after a four-vehicle accident in the southeast valley, Las Vegas police said.
Clark County commissioners approved a disaster declaration Tuesday following last week’s flash floods that washed out parts of Interstate 15 and hit communities north of Las Vegas.
A Nevada judge has issued a temporary restraining order against a Los Angeles-based company that sells hair-curling products.
Washoe County sheriff’s deputies are looking for the thieves who made off with thousands of dollars’ worth of barbed-wire fencing surrounding private property in the Virginia Foothills southeast of Reno.
Clark County commissioners Tuesday approved an agreement with Las Vegas company Mojave Mental Health to provide safety management services to families and children who are involved in the child welfare system. Services provided under the agreement include behavior management and crisis management, among others, according to a description on a county commission agenda. The estimated value of the services per year is $546,000, with a total estimated cost of $1.6 million, if all options in the contract are used.
Las Vegas police said Tuesday they are looking for leads on a homicide that happened earlier in the year when a man’s body appeared in a flood control channel near B Street and Owens Avenue.
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