Gov. Jim Gibbons tonight signed a proclamation extending the special session of the Nevada Legislature until 5 p.m. Monday as lawmakers worked toward passage of a budget balancing deal.
VANCOUVER, British Columbia — An Olympics that began with the death of a luger ended tonight with an exuberant celebration of Canada — reflecting a determined comeback by the host country’s organizers and athletes.
A man was fatally shot in his vehicle near downtown Las Vegas this afternoon.
Lawmakers overwhelmingly approved a balanced budget deal with Gov. Jim Gibbons early Monday by imposing a range of fees on industries such as mining and banking and by striking a compromise in which all sides gave up something.