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Atty. general: Washoe School Board broke meeting law
Nevada's attorney general says the Washoe County School Board violated the state's open meetings law when it ousted School Superintendent Pedro Martinez.
BBQ grill propane sparks house fire-VH 
A grill fire fed by propane caused $50,000 damage to a Green Valley neighborhood home Sunday evening. Henderson Fire Department firefighters were called about 7 p.m. to a fire at a two-story, single-family residence fire near Pecos and Windmill.
NDOT to restrict right lane on southbound Nellis Blvd.
The Nevada Department of Transportation will restrict the right lane on southbound Nellis Boulevard between East Powell and East Harmon avenues from 6 a.m. to 2 p.m. starting on Tuesday, Sept. 9, through Friday, Sept. 12.
State News
UNLV Law School asks for $1.5M loan to help cover deficit
Nevada university regents asked for $1.5 million loan to help cover $3 million budget deficit at UNLV's William S. Boyd Law School.
The sun rises near the Man in Gerlach, Nev., on opening day of the Burning Man festival in the Black Rock Desert on Monday, Aug. 27, 2007.  (AP Photo/Nevada Appeal, Brad Horn, AP2007)
Burning Man festival draws peak crowd of 66,000
The Burning Man counterculture festival drew a peak crowd of nearly 66,000 celebrants as it neared an end Monday on the northern Nevada desert.
Security guards stop a car Friday Aug. 1, 2014, at the gate to the site Tahoe Reno Industrial Center about 15 miles east of Reno, where Tesla Motors has broken ground as one of the possible places to build a $5 billion “gigafactory” to make lithium batteries for its electric cars. (Scott Sonner, The Associated Press)
Competition for Tesla battery plant expected to heat up
Five states are on the short list for a $5 billion factory that Tesla Motors plans to build so it can crank out batteries for a new generation of electric cars. Here's a look at what types of incentives the states might be able to offer.
National News
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US military deaths in Afghanistan at 2,202
As of Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2014, at least 2,202 members of the U.S. military had died in Afghanistan as a result of the U.S.-led invasion of Afghanistan in late 2001, according to an Associated Press count.
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Double mastectomy doesn't boost survival for most
A big study says removing both breasts to treat cancer in just one doesn't boost survival for most women. That's compared with removing just the tumor plus radiation.
3 fatally shot in south Kansas City
Police in Kansas City say three people have been shot to death in the southern part of the city.
California News
Woman caught in California rip current dies
A woman has died after getting caught in a rip current during a Labor Day visit to a Northern California beach.
LA's mayor proposed $13.25 an hour minimum wage
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti has used Labor Day to call for raising the city's minimum wage.
California earthquake adds to woes of wineries 
hile dozens of wineries in Napa, California's famed wine region are still cleaning up and tallying damage after last weekend's earthquake, their focus is changing.
Political News
Gov. John Hickenlooper, (Win McNamee, 2014 Getty Images)
GOP targets Democrats with ads in Colorado, Maine
New campaign ads claim the Democratic governor of Colorado is soft on a convicted killer and the Democrats' hopeful in Maine would dole out millions in tax dollars to immigrants in the country illegally.
U.S. Sen. Mark Begich (D-AK) (L) poses for photographers with his wife Deborah Bonito (2nd L), son Jacob (3rd L), and Vice President Dick Cheney (R) during a mock swearing-in ceremony on Capitol Hill January 6, 2009 in Washington, D.C.  (Alex Wong, Getty Images)
Alaska Senate hopefuls pull ads mentioning deaths
Television ads in the Alaska U.S. Senate race have been pulled by both parties' candidates after complaints from the family of two slaying victims.
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie will spend the next three days strengthening New Jersey's ties with Mexico. The trip also will help him buff up his foreign policy credentials should he run for president in 2016. (Jeff Zelevansky, Getty Images)
Christie to Mexico on trade mission, 2016 politics
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is heading for Mexico, officially on a trade mission for his state. But the trip has political benefits, too, helping him buff up his foreign policy credentials should he run for president in 2016.
Weather News
Cowabunga! Storm sends big waves to California 
Big waves turned into floodwaters Wednesday along the Southern California shore as Hurricane Marie stirred up the surf from far asea.
Rains leave Detroit underwater 
Heavy flooding turns streets into rivers; at least one dead.
As Iselle fades, Julio takes aim at Hawaii 
Hawaiian residents survey the damage left by Tropical Storm Iselle as they wait for Hurricane Julio
Sports News
Hernandez loses command in Dodgers' 6-4 loss
Roberto Hernandez lost his touch against the Washington Nationals early in the game.
Spotlight will be on Lions in Monday night opener
Jim Caldwell's first game as coach of the Detroit Lions will be on quite a stage — at home on a Monday night against the New York Giants.
Chris Kirk tees off on the third hole during the final round of the Deutsche Bank Championship golf tournament in Norton, Mass., Monday, Sept. 1, 2014. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer))
Kirk rallies to win the Deutsche Bank
Chris Kirk closed with a 5-under 66 on Monday to win the Deutsche Bank Championship and bolster his case for a Ryder Cup pick.
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