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  • Nevada sales tax up 4.7 percent from year ago

    RENO, Nev. (AP) — Nevada's taxable sales rose 4.7 percent in June compared with the same month a year ago, led by an 8 percent gain in Clark County and a 7.3 percent increase in Washoe County. The Nevada Department of Taxation said Wednesday that taxable sales totaled nearly $3.1 billion in...

  • Harry Reid apologizes for dropping some non-politically correct Asian-themed jokes

    "My comments were in extremely poor taste and I apologize. Sometimes I say the wrong thing," Reid said Friday.

  • Vegas offering all but marriage to LGBT tourists

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — While gay couples still can't get married in the marriage capital of the world, Las Vegas wants to let them know they — and their money — are more than welcome to the buffet of other activities Sin City has to offer. The city's tourism authority recently launched its first...

  • Nevada state workers pay large share of insurance

    RENO, Nev. (AP) — Nevada state employees must pay a significantly larger share of their health insurance premiums than their counterparts in other states, a report released Tuesday said. Nevada is one of 11 states where employees covered at least one-fourth of the cost of their premium last...

  • Senator: Business tax would undermine Tesla bid

    SPARKS, Nev. (AP) — U.S. Sen. Dean Heller warned Monday that a proposal to fund education by taxing corporations would undermine efforts to persuade Tesla Motors to build a $5 billion battery plant in Nevada. The Republican senator believes Nevada is well-positioned in the bidding war with...

  • Bundy camp sends 'warning' to local law enforcement

    A Nevada rancher warned local law enforcement officials on Wednesday to uphold their oaths of office or face the consequences of a people forced to "defend [their] God-given rights," an ominous message that comes just months after the same rancher led an armed protest against federal agents.

  • Nevada no lock for Tesla plant despite groundwork

    SPARKS, Nev. (AP) — A sprawling industrial park near Reno where wild mustangs roam among the sagebrush has become the focus of the secretive site selection process for Tesla's $5 billion battery factory, but the groundwork taking place is no guarantee the plant and its 6,500 jobs are coming....

  • Is this the man to unseat Harry Reid?

    In a hypothetical matchup for U.S. Senate in 2016, Republican Gov. Brian Sandoval of Nevada would crush Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid by double digits, according to new polling data.

  • Pfizer challenges agreement between Nev. AG, contingency fee attorneys

    CARSON CITY, Nev. (Legal Newsline) – Pfizer, Inc., is asking the Nevada Supreme Court to hear its argument against the contingency fee agreement entered into by private attorneys who are representing the state Attorney General’s Office in a lawsuit against it. Pfizer and two of its...



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