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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.