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Goodwill Employee Candace Psomas enjoys working full-time. (Sandra Gonzalez / KSNV News 3)
Recalling the history of labor force in Las Vegas 
Labor Day was first celebrated in Las Vegas, in 1905 which has a long history of job creation and provision.
About 700 remain without power on west side; NV Energy seeking cause
About 700 NV Energy customers are without electric service this afternoon in the area of Alta and Rainbow as crews work to find the cause of the outage.
Speed a factor in fatal motorcycle crash in North Las Vegas
A motorcyclist has become the eighth traffic fatality in North Las Vegas this year. Police say speed was a factor in the accident early Sunday.
State News
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.
Fracking Site in Warren Center, Penn. (This file is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported license.)
State commission adopts fracking rules for Nevada
A state panel has approved regulations guiding oil and gas exploration companies' use of hydraulic fracturing, better known as fracking, in Nevada.
National News
A U.S. soldier in Afghanistan. (File) (Chris Hondros, Getty Images)
US military targets extremists in Somalia
The Pentagon says U.S. military forces have targeted the Islamic extremist al-Shabaab network in an operation in Somalia.
Distracted drivers near school zones and school buses getting worse 
There's reason to believe the problem of distracted drivers around school zones and school buses is getting worse.
Napa, California Area Cleans Up After 6.0 Quake (Justin Sullivan, 2014 Getty Images)
Strong earthquake aftershock shakes Napa Valley
A significant aftershock from last weekend's magnitude-6.0 earthquake has rattled Northern California's wine country.
California News
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.
Officials: Joan Rivers rushed to hospital 
Comedian Joan Rivers is in a New York City hospital, according to police and hospital officials who say she was rushed there from a doctor's office after going into cardiac arrest.
Political News
A U.S. soldier in Afghanistan. (File) (Chris Hondros, Getty Images)
US military targets extremists in Somalia
The Pentagon says U.S. military forces have targeted the Islamic extremist al-Shabaab network in an operation in Somalia.
Head Coach Pat Quinn of the Toronto Maple Leafs looks on during their NHL game against the Vancouver Canucks at General Motors Place on January 10, 2006 in Vancouver, Canada.  (Jeff Vinnick, Getty Images)
Quinn to live on minimum wage for week
Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn is hoping to show first-hand what it's like to live on the state's minimum wage of $8.25 an hour.
Photo of Ted Cruz. (
In Texas, Cruz sounds like he's running in 2016
Firebrand Sen. Ted Cruz is sounding increasingly like he's made up his mind to 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
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.
Giants top Rockies in resumption of May suspension
Hunter Pence hit a tiebreaking double in the eighth and, more than three months after he homered in the early innings, led the San Francisco Giants over the Colorado Rockies 4-2 Monday in a game resumed after being suspended on May 22 because of rain.

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