More Nevada Articles

  • Correction: Connecting Online Poker Sites story

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — In a story July 10 about an online poker room network, The Associated Press reported erroneously the owner of the Treasure Island resort casino. The resort is owned by Phil Ruffin, not MGM Resorts International. A corrected version of the story is below: Linking Nevada's...

  • Tea Party 2.0: TheTeaParty.net plans movement's revival

    After a weak primary showing, the Tea Party plans its revival ahead of the 2014 fall midterm elections.

  • Lawsuit aims to block US-approved Nevada drilling

    RENO, Nev. (AP) — A rural Nevada group is asking a federal judge to block the sale of oil and gas leases it says will be used for hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, and other development that poses a much greater threat to sage grouse, fish and other wildlife than the U.S. government claims....

  • Nev. SC overturns dismissal of cab drivers’ minimum wage arguments

    CARSON CITY, Nev. (Legal Newsline) – The Nevada Supreme Court has ruled in a 4-3 decision that a district court erred in holding that the Minimum Wage Amendment did not entirely replace the existing statutory minimum wage scheme, which exempts taxicab drivers from its minimum wage...

  • Republican holds financial edge in Nev. AG race

    CARSON CITY, Nev. (Legal Newsline) – Adam Laxalt, the Republican candidate for attorney general, has more than his family name going for him. He’s also outraised his Democratic rival so far in 2014, with a little help from out-of-state donors. In the first six months of 2014, Laxalt, 35,...

  • NV Supreme Court: Taxi drivers get minimum wage

    RENO, Nev. (AP) — The Nevada Supreme Court ruled Thursday in favor of Las Vegas taxi drivers who say three cab companies owe them back wages for failing to pay the minimum wage, upholding a 2006 state constitutional amendment that did away with previous exemptions for some classes of workers....

  • Caesars to appeal dismissed lawsuit against state

    BOSTON (AP) — Caesars Entertainment intends to appeal a federal judge's decision dismissing its lawsuit against the state's top gambling regulator, according to a notice filed in U.S. District Court for Massachusetts this week. The Las Vegas gambling giant sued Massachusetts Gaming Commission...

  • Obama's first union endorsement pays off for an Obamacare co-op

    Nevada's most powerful union has heavily stacked the board of the Nevada Health CO-OP, the Silver State's only Obamacare co-op, according to Internal Revenue Service documents. Donald "D" Taylor, the UNITE HERE union's national president and his wife, Bobbette Bond, are members of Nevada...

  • Primary watch: Keep your eye on these races

    On Tuesday, voters in four states -- Virginia, South Carolina, Maine and Nevada -- will nominate yet another round of candidates for the Nov. 4 elections. There are also a few runoff elections in Arkansas for positions in the state's legislature, and voters in North Dakota will decide on some...

  • Miss USA winner suggests women learn to defend themselves, and feminists, naturally, go apoplectic

    Should women take matters into their own hands and learn self-defense in order to potentially avoid rape? Apparently not, according to the feminist outrage launched against the new Miss USA for suggesting such. Nia Sanchez, the contestant from Nevada, was asked what colleges can do to combat...



From the Weekly Standard

  • For GOP, a Good Crop of Senate Candidates

    Republicans have distinct advantages in Senate races this year, including President Obama’s low job ratings, the number of vulnerable Democrats, and an unhappy national mood. But there’s...

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  • How to Play a Weak Hand in Iraq

    Iraqi prime minister Nuri al-Maliki knows what he wants: a third term in office for himself and U.S. military help in defeating ISIS (now the Islamic State). Political reconciliation between...

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  • The Ethics of Food and Drink

    Should the law compel nursing homes to starve certain Alzheimer’s patients to death? This is not an alarmist fantasy, but a real question, soon to be forced by advocates of ever-wider...

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