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Nevada casinos win $11 billion in 2014, a drop from 2013

State analysts say Nevada's casinos — particularly those on the Las Vegas Strip — won less in December and the 12 months of 2014 than they did a year prior.

Bill would ban guns for people convicted of domestic abuse

Updated: 1/30/2015 7:03:00 AM   4 comments Comments

Oregon snowpack at record lows

Updated: 1/29/2015 11:41:52 PM

Sales call leads to rescue of beaten Oregon woman

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Ex-Nevada supply tech gets prison for misappropriating funds
A 56-year-old former Nevada transportation supply technician in Fallon has been sentenced to 1½ to 4 years in prison and ordered to repay more than $250,000 after admitting he misappropriated state funds over a four-year span.
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Florida man gets 10 years in Vegas convention rape case
A 37-year-old Florida man has been sentenced to 10 years to life in Nevada state prison for raping an Australian tourist last year at a Las Vegas Strip hotel-casino.
Delta flight lands in Vegas with pilot locked out of cockpit
Officials say a Delta Air Lines flight from Minneapolis made an emergency landing in Las Vegas on Thursday with the co-pilot at the controls after the pilot was locked out of the cockpit.
Sandoval reveals details of business license fee change
Details about the Governor's proposed business license fee changes are beginning to unfold at the Capitol.
State worker's health insurance has $100 million surplus
Public employee benefits program officials say the state allocated nearly $100 million in surplus reserve funds in 2014 due to unexpectedly low inflation rates.
California man guilty of raising pot farm on national forest
A California man who authorities say may be in the country illegally has pleaded guilty to growing more than 3,700 marijuana plants on a national forest northwest of Lake Tahoe.
Taxable sales in Nevada up 6.9 percent in November from 2013
Nevada officials are reporting that taxable sales statewide were up nearly 7 percent in November, compared with the same month a year earlier.
Man sentenced for sexual abuse after luring disbled teen with kittens  
A 72-year-old Nevada man accused of using kittens to lure a mentally disabled teenager into his home has been sentenced to up to life in prison for sexually abusing the 13-year-old girl.
Low level snowpack found in second Sierra survey  
The California Department of Water Resources says it expects to find below-normal snowpack when it carries out the winter's second survey in the Sierra Nevada.
Osvaldo Duran  (Photo courtesy: Elko County Sheriff's Office )
Utah man arrested on drug charges near Nevada line
A 27-year-old Utah man has been arrested on drug and other charges after he crashed his car while allegedly trying to flee state troopers during a chase near the Nevada-Utah line.

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