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Power restored for residents in southwest Las Vegas

About 1,500 NV Energy customers in the southwest valley were without power for an hour Thursday morning, according to the utility company’s website.

The outages mostly affected the 89178 and 89179 ZIP codes. They were originally reported to the company shortly before 8 a.m., NV Energy’s outage website shows. Power had returned just before 9 a.m.

It wasn’t immediately clear what caused the outages.

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HOV lane enforcement underway in Las Vegas

Nevada Highway Patrol troopers are saturating the carpool lanes, which stretch from Silverado Rancho Boulevard on Interstate 15 in the south valley to Elkhorn Road on U.S. Highway 95.

Be ready, HOV lane enforcement starts Thursday

New regulations on 22 miles of carpool lanes will be fully enforced beginning Thursday and Nevada Highway Patrol Troopers will be out in force citing motorists breaking the law.