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States Can Force Online Shoppers to Pay Sales Tax

The Supreme Court says states can force online shoppers to pay sales tax. The 5-4 ruling Thursday is a win for states, who said they were losing out on billions of dollars annually under two decades-old Supreme Court decisions that impacted online sales tax collection. The high court ruled Thursday to overturn those decisions. They…

Golden Knights Players, Coaches Receive Honors At NHL Awards

Taylor Hall doesn't love public speaking, and the New Jersey Devils forward's nervousness grew while the NHL Awards show moved along. But after Hall and the hockey world watched moving tributes to the Humboldt Broncos and the victims of two mass shootings, he was ready to accept the Hart Trophy with the proper perspective. "It's…

Nevada's First Execution Since 2006 is Set for July 11

Nevada plans to carry out its first execution in 12 years using a never-before-tried combination of drugs that drew a court challenge over concerns that a convicted murderer could suffer during the lethal injection. Scott Raymond Dozier is scheduled to die July 11, Department of Corrections spokeswoman Brooke Santina said Wednesday, a day after a…

Engine Crack Caused 2015 BA Fire at McCarran Airport

Federal investigators say a fatigue crack in the left engine compressor on a British Airways jet was to blame for an aborted takeoff and fire at a Las Vegas airport in 2015. One flight attendant was seriously injured in the Sept. 8, 2015, incident at McCarran International Airport. All 157 passengers and 13 crew members…

New 1 October Police Videos Released

Police body camera videos released Wednesday show the chaos and confusion Las Vegas police officers and first responders faced at a mass shooting on the Las Vegas Strip as waves of wounded and fleeing concert-goers sought help. One 30-minute video shows an officer inside the venue as hundreds of people are fleeing and volleys of…

CCSD Cuts Hundreds of Positions To Try And Fill Budget Hole

Cuts in spending at Las Vegas area schools will result in the loss of more than 500 positions in the Clark County School District. But the district said Tuesday only about two dozen teachers and other support staff will lose their jobs because the vast majority are being reassigned to positions that are currently vacant.…

Push For More Renewable Energy May Be On November Ballot

A group advocating for more renewable energy sources in Nevada says it has more than twice the signatures needed to put a renewable energy measure on the November ballot. The Las Vegas Review-Journal reports Nevadans for a Clean Energy Future gathered more than 230,000 signatures. Petition backers needed to submit at least 112,544 eligible signatures…

KDWN is Now on Your FM Dial, Too, at 101.5

Your favorite News/Talk station is now available on your FM radio dial. News Talk 720 KDWN is now the "NEW 101.5 FM / 720AM KDWN. The Talk of Las Vegas" We still have the same great line-up featuring Laura Ingraham, Sean Hannity and Mark Levin. We're just giving you another way to listen! You can…

Culinary Union Members Approve New deal with MGM Resorts International

Housekeepers, bartenders, cooks, bellmen and other unionized workers of casino-resorts operated by MGM Resorts International have approved a new contract. A vote to ratify the five-year agreement Tuesday put an end the possibility of a strike at those properties. The deal covers 24,000 members of the Culinary Union. Bellagio housekeeper Lupe Avelar says she was…