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Florida firefighters aid ailing man on Las Vegas flight
Jacksonville firefighters flying to a bachelor party in Las Vegas helped save a man who fell seriously ill on their flight.
Metro accepting applications for police recruits
The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department has an exciting opportunity to serve alongside Las Vegas’ finest.
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Indicted Family Court judge to enter federal plea
A suspended Las Vegas-area family court judge is due to plead guilty in federal court on a conspiracy charge that could get him up to 27 months in prison.
State News
Agency urges science demo changes after Reno fire
A federal agency is calling on museums and schools to change the way they do science demonstrations in light of a fire that injured 13 people, most of them children, earlier this month at a Reno museum.
Fire chiefs seek probe of NV Energy 'smart' meters
Two northern Nevada fire chiefs have asked the Public Utilities Commission to investigate the safety of NV Energy's residential "smart" meters, saying they believe the meters are associated with a string of recent fires.
Reno man sentenced to life for killing wife
A Reno man has been sentenced to life in prison for fatally shooting his wife after ramming her minivan off a highway in July 2012.
National News
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Nike suspends deal with Adrian Peterson
Nike has suspended its sponsorship deal with Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson following child abuse allegations.
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Police: Missing driver woke up with donkeys
State police say a driver who went missing after a one-car rollover in Roswell reportedly later woke up in a field of donkeys.
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Arizona braces for heavy rain
Rain is already falling in much of Arizona -- and the state is expecting a lot more, as remnants of Tropical Storm Odile move through.
California News
Wildfire devastates small Californian community of Weed 
Fires in drought parched California are burning homes and sending residents fleeing for shelter.
Firefighters hose down the smoldering remains of a home, Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014, in Weed, Calif. A fast-moving wildfire destroyed at least 100 structures before winds died down and firefighters got a line around most of the fire. (AP Photo/Jeff Barnard) (Jeff Barnard/AP Photo)
Lumber town takes stock after wind-driven wildfire
The number of structures damaged or destroyed in the wildfire that swept through the California lumber town of Weed has risen to 150.
A jet aerial tanker drops its load of fire retardant on a fire near Pollack Pines, Calif., Monday, Sept. 15, 2014. The fire, which started Sunday has consumed more than 3,000 acres and forced the evacuation of dozens of homes. (Rich Pedroncelli/AP Photo)
Northern California wildfire burns 100 homes
Wind-driven California wildfire damages or destroys 100 homes; at least 1500 people evacuated .
Political News
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Blacks, Hispanics have doubts about media accuracy
A new study shows a large majority of African-American and Hispanic news consumers don't fully trust the media to portray their communities accurately, a statistic that could be troubling for the news industry as the minority population of the United States grows.
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New IS video warns US over Iraq deployment
The militant Islamic State group has released a video warning the United States that fighters await it in Iraq if President Barack Obama sends troops there, as he and his top general said may happen.
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Marijuana industry battling stoner stereotypes
Marijuana activists in Colorado are tackling old stoner stereotypes in a new ad blitz aimed at promoting moderation and the safe consumption of pot.
Weather News
People salvage the useful remains from houses destroyed by Hurricane Odile in Los Cabos, Mexico,  Monday, Sept. 15, 2014. Hundreds of impoverished houses were destroyed in the Unidad Real squatter's settlement and other equally poor neighborhoods. Mexico’s Interior Ministry declared a state of natural disaster for affected areas in the state of Baja California Sur. (Victor R. Caivano/AP Photo)
Hurricane Odile in Baja slams Baja California
Hurricane Odile raked the Baja California Peninsula with strong winds and heavy rains early Monday as locals and tourists in the resort area of Los Cabos began to emerge from shelters and assess the damage.
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Record Arizona rains swamp cars, lead to two deaths
Joseph Friend was driving his blue Chevrolet S-10 pickup onto Interstate 10 early Monday when a huge wave of flood water kicked up by a big rig truck pushed his truck off the highway.
Reservation evacuated as rain pummels Clark County 
An Indian reservation has been evacuated and officials fear water could breach a dam after more than four inches of rain fell on the town of Moapa in a two-hour period.
Sports News
Friends, foes of proposed soccer stadium speak at hearing 
The first of several public meetings to discuss a downtown Las Vegas soccer stadium was conducted Tuesday night at the Centennial Hills Community Center.
Rockies end 7-game skid with 10-4 win over Dodgers
Corey Dickerson homered, tripled and drove in four runs, Tyler Matzek pitched into the sixth inning by getting out of several tight spots, and the Colorado Rockies snapped a seven-game skid with a 10-4 win over the NL West-leading Los Angeles Dodgers on Tuesday night.
Peavy, Posey help Giants gain ground in NL West
Jake Peavy had another strong outing, Buster Posey homered and the San Francisco Giants gained a game in the NL West race with a 2-1 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Tuesday night.

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