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Convention authority role discussed for new Las Vegas stadium

The committee making recommendations to Gov. Brian Sandoval and the Nevada Legislature on attracting events to the new Las Vegas stadium is leaning toward expanding the role of the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority and Las Vegas Events, rather than forming of a new sports commission.

In Las Vegas, Al Gore says renewable energy economy ‘taking off’

The Strip was hit by “An Inconvenient Truth” Friday, as former Vice President Al Gore opened the National Clean Energy Conference in Las Vegas with an alarming vision of an unfolding global climate crisis.

Facing defections, Senate GOP leaders delay health care vote

Senate Republican leaders are delaying a vote on their health care bill until after the July 4 recess as a GOP rebellion left them lacking enough votes to begin debating the legislation, two sources said Tuesday.