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Some California Fire Victims Can return Home

Some residents of a Northern California town devastated by a deadly wildfire will be allowed to return home Wednesday, nearly a month after the blaze swept through the parched Sierra Nevada foothills, authorities said. Evacuation orders were being lifted for all neighborhoods in the eastern side of the town of Paradise, where the fire that…

Lyft Releases List of Most Popular Destinations in Las Vegas

Ride share company Lyft has released it's annual list of the most popular destinations in the Las Vegas Valley. And when it comes to going out, Lyft took more people to PT's Pub than any other bar. The Carnival Buffet at the Rio is the "most visited restaurant for brunch". Pho Kim Long in Chinatown,…

New Voter Registration High in Nevada

Nevada's top election official is reporting a new high in voter registration statewide, with an uptick in declared Democrats turning the state a little more blue. Secretary of State Barbara Cegavske said Tuesday that 25,000 people registered to vote from mid-October to the end of November, bringing the overall statewide voter registration total to nearly…

Golden Knights beat the Capitals 5-3

Vegas' Nate Schmidt has acknowledged there are times that playing hockey isn't fun, including losing to the Washington Capitals in the Stanley Cup finals. The defenseman erased some of that pain on Tuesday night. Schmidt scored twice in the final two minutes to lift the Golden Knights over the Capitals 5-3. It was the first…

Nevada Suing the Feds to Block Plutonium Shipments

Nevada is suing the federal government in a bid to stop plans to ship plutonium cross-country next year from South Carolina to the nation's former nuclear proving ground north of Las Vegas. In a statement Tuesday, outgoing Gov. Brian Sandoval and Attorney General Adam Laxalt repeated a vow that the state will fight "at every…

Clark County Commissioners Fill Vacancies in State Senate, Assembly

Commissioners in Clark County appointed two Democrats on Tuesday to fill vacancies in the Nevada state Senate created by the results of last month's election. Commissioners followed the advice of Nevada Senate Democrats and unanimously voted to appoint Assemblyman Chris Brooks and Public Utilities Commission administrative attorney Dallas Harris. They also picked their preferred candidate…

Seattle Approved for NHL Expansion in 2021

The NHL Board of Governors has voted unanimously to approve expansion to Seattle. Twenty-four of 31 votes were needed to award the league's 32nd franchise to the Emerald City. Commissioner Gary Bettman is expected to make the formal announcement at noon Eastern. Play is expected to begin in 2021, depending on the progress of arena…

Revenue Projections Show Growth for Nevada Over Next 2 Years

Members of Nevada's Economic Forum have approved the official revenue projections for the state. The budget analysts predict Nevada will collect $8.84-billion in tax revenue over the next 2 years, which is nearly 600-million more than the current budget cycle. They anticipate an increase in sales and gaming taxes as more people move too or…

Morning Fire Displaces 2

Las Vegas firefighters were able to quickly put out a fire in a home near D Street and Owens early this morning. No injuries were reported. Two people lived in the home. They are being assisted by the Red Cross.