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Documentary on iconic ad wins Emmy

A documentary on the iconic ad featuring then-Massachusetts Gov. Michael Dukakis riding in a tank has won a regional Emmy award. Las Vegas ad man Sig Rogich was the driving force behind the ad, now nearly three decades old.

Gun control push debuts in Nevada

For years, the Silver State led the nation on the number of women killed by men with handguns — with mostly husbands, boyfriends or stalkers pulling the trigger — but dropped to No. 16 last year in a report by the Violence Policy Center.

Reid quashed Latin Chamber’s GOP endorsement

Assemblywoman Lucy Flores, a Democrat running for lieutenant governor, won the endorsement of the Latin Chamber of Commerce’s political action committee, but only after last-minute intervention by her biggest benefactor — U.S. Sen. Harry Reid, D-Nev.