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Golf course maintenance part of North Las Vegas budget 
A closer look at the City of North Las Vegas budget for 2014-15 shows plenty of savings, but some increases in spending in some areas.
Rollover accident knocks out signals at Sahara, Mojave
A rollover accident this morning has knocked out the traffic signals at the intersection of East Sahara Avenue and South Mojave Road, just east of Boulder Highway.
Nevada jobless rate remains 8.5 percent in March
Nevada's jobless rate held steady in March at 8.5 percent, the same as the month before.
State News
Gov. Sandoval leads trade mission to Canada 
Gov. Brian Sandoval on Wednesday kicked off a trade mission with the Governor’s Office of Economic Development to Canada with meetings scheduled in Ottawa and Toronto.
Hundreds pay respects to Joe Dini in Yerington
Several hundred people paid their respects at a funeral mass for Joe Dini in Yerington where the former, longtime Nevada Assembly speaker was described as a quiet, humble man who became a "legislative giant" during three decades in the legislature.
Senate confirms Nevada man for BLM post
A natural resource manager who grew up in Elko has been named director of the Bureau of Land Management.
National News
USC's Department of Public Safety officer secure the crime scene after four people were shot including one in critical condition during a Halloween party at the Tutor Campus Center on November 1, 2012 in Los Angeles, California.  (Kevork Djansezian, Getty Images)
Gunman in shooting at USC gets 40 years-to-life in prison
A 21-year-old man was sentenced Friday to serve 40 years-to-life in prison, for a shooting that wounded four people outside a Halloween party on the University of Southern California campus nearly two years ago.
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Court reinstates family's lawsuit over Marine's suicide
The family of a Marine who committed suicide after serving a tour of duty in Iraq will be allowed to proceed with a lawsuit against the federal government, over his treatment by two Veterans Affairs facilities in Kentucky.
The U.S. Navy Blue Angels. (File) (Justin Sullivan, Getty Images)
Former Navy Blue Angels commander relieved of duty
The U.S. Navy said Friday that a California-based officer has been relieved of duty, because of unspecified alleged misconduct while he was commanding officer of the Blue Angels precision flying team.
California News
Salmon released in California river restoration
Tens of thousands of spring-run Chinook salmon are being released into the San Joaquin River, marking a major milestone in the federal plan to restore native fish populations to the state's second-longest river.
Minnesota kidnap suspect caught after Calif. chase
A kidnapping suspect from Minnesota has been arrested after leading police on a car chase into downtown Los Angeles where he escaped officers on foot.
In this April 10, 2014, file photo, massive flames engulf a tractor-trailer and a tour bus just after they collide on Interstate 5 near Orland, Calif. Authorities are releasing 911 calls made after a FedEx struck slammed into a tour bus carrying high school students last week, killing 10 people. The crash is under investigation by state and federal officials who are trying to determine why the truck driver careened across an Interstate-5 median and struck the bus, leaving no tire marks to suggest he tried to brake. (Jeremy Lockett/AP File Photo)
911 calls capture chaos after truck-on-bus crash
Frantic calls to police from the scene of last week's deadly crash between a tractor-trailer and tour bus carrying students included one from a dazed student who struggled to put into words what just had happened.
Political News
Outgoing Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius speaks while U.S. President Barack Obama listens during an event in the Rose Garden at the White House, on April 11, 2014 in Washington, DC. President Obama announced his nomination of Director of the White House Office of Management and Budget Sylvia Mathews Burwell to succeed Sebelius as Secretary.  (Mark Wilson, Getty Images)
Sebelius not considering a run for US Senate, HHS says
A spokeswoman for departing U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius said Friday that the former Kansas governor is not considering a run for the U.S. Senate.
A computer is ready to be used to help people at the Sunshine Life and Health Advisors purchase insurance under the Affordable Care Act at a kiosk setup at the Mall of Americas on December 11, 2013 in Miami, Florida.  (Joe Raedle, Getty Images)
Clock ticking for states to adopt health exchanges
More than 30 states that defaulted to the federal government to run their health insurance markets must decide if they want to take a crack at it themselves. Time is running out with hundreds of millions of dollars in federal money at stake.
Toronto Mayor Rob Ford, with is brother Doug Ford, filed his nomination papers at Toronto City Hall and is running for Mayor again. His slogan this year is
Toronto mayor promises to fight harder than ever for re-election
Embattled Toronto Mayor Rob Ford is acknowledging "some rocky moments over the past year," but on Thursday promised to fight harder than ever to win re-election in October.
Weather News
High wind watch issued for Las Vegas Valley and Spring Mountains 
Strong winds are expected to develop late tonight over the Sierra and across the spring mountains into the Las Vegas valley by Saturday afternoon.
Round two: foot of snow headed for Sierra
The second round of a late-winter storm has moved into the Sierra.
Weekend storm could cause flooding due to Carpenter One wildfire 
People living near Mount Charleston are fearing the worst ahead of the coming rain this weekend. Our last big storm brought in lots of flooding and debris.
Sports News
Sharks beat Kings 6-3 in Game 1
Tomas Hertl and Raffi Torres both scored in their first game together as teammates and the San Jose Sharks jumped on top of Jonathan Quick and the rival Los Angeles Kings with a 6-3 victory in their playoff opener Thursday night.
Runnin’ Rebels sign two during first week of spring signing period
The UNLV men’s basketball program has received a signed national letter of intent from Rashad Vaughn and a signed financial aid agreement from Cody Doolin during the first week of the spring signing period, head coach Dave Rice announced Thursday.
Blues beat Blackhawks 4-3 in 3 OTs
Alexander Steen scored at 26 seconds of the third overtime to give the St. Louis Blues a 4-3 victory over the defending Stanley Cup champion Chicago Blackhawks on Thursday night.

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