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The Search in on For a New UNLV President

The overseers of Nevada's state higher education system have voted to conduct a national search for the next University of Nevada Las Vegas president but also to give acting President Marta Meana a chance to be considered.

More Rain, Snow for U.S. West

A storm fueled by a plume of moisture stretching over the Pacific Ocean almost to Hawaii dumped rain on California Thursday, boosting the threat of debris flows from saturated slopes and flooding from rising creeks and rivers.

"Mexican Oxy" Making it's Way in to the Southwest U.S.

Aaron Francisco Chavez swallowed at least one of the sky blue pills at a Halloween party before falling asleep forever. He became yet another victim killed by a flood of illicit fentanyl smuggled from Mexico into the Southwest — a profitable new business for drug gangs that has pushed the synthetic opioid to the top…