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Number of Las Vegas visitors in 2014 climbs to 41.1 million
A record 41.1 million visitors descended on Las Vegas last year.
Signatures on soccer petition fail to meet validation test
Chalk up a win for Mayor Carolyn Goodman and supporters of a proposed soccer stadium in Las Vegas. A petition submitted to get the stadium issue placed on the June 2 general election ballot has been determined to lack the needed number of qualified signatures.
Wranglers owner: Franchise reign 'comes to an end'
LAS VEGAS (KSNV MyNews3.com) – The Las Vegas Wranglers have called it a day. Team owner Gary Jacobs announced on Facebook today that he informed ECHL Commissioner Brian McKenna that the franchise was “voluntary withdrawing” its membership in the league.
State News
Casinos granted tax refunds from state gambling regulators
State gambling regulators are giving a tax refund to 13 casino-hotels worth at least $700,000 total after the properties overpaid Nevada's live entertainment tax.
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Regulators issue final volumes in Yucca Mountain report
Findings released Thursday by analysts in the federal agency with the power to give the go-ahead for a proposed national nuclear waste dump in Nevada appear to provide wiggle room for adopting rules to open the repository, if decision-makers want to go forward.
Governor: License fees better than failed tax on business ideas
Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval says his proposal to change the state's business license fee to raise $437 million improves upon previous tax models rejected in 2003 and 2014.
National News
New app alerts parents if their kids cut class 
It's class time. Do you know where your college kids are? Are they in class, sleeping in or out fooling around? An Indianapolis startup company came up with a new smart phone app.
George Zimmerman watches during his hearing at the Seminole County Courthouse on October 19, 2012 in Sanford, Florida. (Stephen M. Dowell-Pool, Getty Images)
George Zimmerman assault case dropped; ex-girlfriend recants
Authorities say they are dropping their aggravated assault case against George Zimmerman after his ex-girlfriend stopped cooperating with authorities.
Mitt Romney (Rogelio V. Solis, In this Jan. 28, 2015 file photo, former GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney speaks at Mississippi State University in Starkville, Miss. Romney, the 2012 GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney says he will not run for president in 2016. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis, File))
Romney declines to run for president in 2016
After a three-week flirtation with another run for president, Mitt Romney said definitively on Friday that he will not seek the White House in 2016.
California News
Teen arrested for brining marijuana-laced cookies to school
A Northern California high school student has been arrested for allegedly bringing more than a dozen marijuana-laced cookies to sell at his school.
Police in Las Vegas say rap music mogul Marion
Lawyer says Suge Knight was behind wheel in deadly crash
A lawyer for Marion "Suge" Knight says the Death Row Records founder was driving a vehicle that struck two men, killing one, in Compton, Calif..
Small fire forces evacuation of Southern California hospital
A fire forced the evacuation of patients at a Los Angeles-area hospital, but it was out before anyone was injured or any serious damage was done.
Political News
Mitt Romney addresses the Conservative Political Action Conference at the Marriott Wardman Park February 11, 2011 in Washington, D.C. (Chip Somodevilla, Getty Images)
Mitt Romney says he will not run for president in 2016
2012 GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney says he will not run for president in 2016.
Mitt Romney (Rogelio V. Solis, In this Jan. 28, 2015 file photo, former GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney speaks at Mississippi State University in Starkville, Miss. Romney, the 2012 GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney says he will not run for president in 2016. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis, File))
Romney declines to run for president in 2016
After a three-week flirtation with another run for president, Mitt Romney said definitively on Friday that he will not seek the White House in 2016.
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (Chip Somodevilla, Getty Images)
Scott Walker ramping up a national political operation
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker is expanding his political operation as he fights for early momentum in the crowded Republican presidential field.
Weather News
New England blizzard topples 110-foot ship 
The 110-foot Continental Sloop Providence sits damaged, battered and broken at Rhode Island's Newport Shipyard.
New England digs out of the blizzard of 2015 
New England is digging out after two days of heavy snow and punishing winds.
Sports News
Wranglers owner: Franchise reign 'comes to an end'
LAS VEGAS (KSNV MyNews3.com) – The Las Vegas Wranglers have called it a day. Team owner Gary Jacobs announced on Facebook today that he informed ECHL Commissioner Brian McKenna that the franchise was “voluntary withdrawing” its membership in the league.
Lakers stop 9-game skid, edge Bulls in double OT 123-118
Jordan Hill scored 26 points and forced the second overtime with a clutch jumper, and the Los Angeles Lakers snapped their nine-game losing streak in thrilling fashion with a 123-118 victory over the Chicago Bulls on Thursday night.
Toffoli, Muzzin score late, LA Kings rally past Chicago 4-3
Jake Muzzin scored the tie-breaking goal with 3:37 to play, Jeff Carter had two goals and an assist, and the Los Angeles Kings roared back in the final minutes to snap their four-game losing streak with a 4-3 victory over the Chicago Blackhawks on Wednesday night.


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