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Sen. Reid tours downtown Vegas with Zappos CEO Hsieh 
Tony Hsieh, the CEO of Zappos, showed off the transformation of downtown Las Vegas to Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid on Tuesday.
Metro investigating stabbing that may have led to arson
Metro said a girlfriend stabs her boyfriend once in the stomach and then in his leg. The boyfriend later poured gasoline around the apartment and starts a fire near Jones and Washington.
No one has applied for a Nevada marijuana business license 
Hundreds of people are expected to apply for medical marijuana business licenses in Clark County but with the deadline inching closer, the county has yet to receive any applications.County waits for first marijuana license application
State News
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.
State employment director takes job with higher ed
Nevada's director of employment, training and rehabilitation is leaving his post for a new job with the system of higher education.
National News
A member of the bomb squad inspects an object after a controlled detonation at the finish line of the Boston Marathon in Boston, Tuesday, April 15, 2014. Police have blown up two unattended backpacks found near the Boston Marathon's finish line on Tuesday. They say they've taken a man into custody in connection with them.  (Michael Dwyer/AP Photo)
Boston police safely blow up suspicious backpacks 
After the tributes were over, a man behaving suspiciously near the marathon finish line dropped a backpack containing a rice cooker. The man was taken into custody and was being charged with possession of a hoax device and disturbing the peace,
A Boston police officer stands near the scene of a twin bombing at the Boston Marathon on April 16, 2013 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Spencer Platt, Getty Images)
Area near Boston Marathon evacuated after backpacks found
The Boston Police Department has evacuated the area around the Boston Marathon finish line to investigate two unattended backpacks, authorities said Tuesday afternoon -- the one-year anniversary of last year's attacks.
American singer Miley Cyrus opens her
Miley Cyrus hospitalized, cancels Kansas City show
Pop superstar Miley Cyrus has been admitted to a hospital and is unable to perform a show from her "Bangerz" concert tour in Kansas City, Missouri, as planned.
California News
California man finds body in abandoned freezer
Police in Northern California say a body was found inside a freezer at an abandoned auto shop.
Body of missing hiker found on Mount Tamalpais
Authorities say the body of a missing hiker has been found on Mount Tamalpais in Marin County.
Woman sentenced to prison in $25M health scam
The former owner of a Los Angeles medical equipment company has been sentenced to more than six years in federal prison for submitting nearly $25 million in bogus Medicare bills.
Political News
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.
West Virginia Governor Joe Manchin participates in a U.S. Chamber of Commerce summit on 'the role of free enterprise in job creation' at the chamber May 3, 2010 in Washington, D.C.  (Chip Somodevilla, Getty Images)
West Virginia man accused of threatening US senator
A 49-year-old West Virginia man has been indicted on charges that he made four separate threats to kill U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin last month, federal prosecutors said Tuesday.
A pro Ukrainian protester holds a flag near an Ukrainian military base on March 14, 2014 in Bakhchysarai, Ukraine.  (Spencer Platt, Getty Images)
US eyes more action against Russia if talks fail
The State Department said the U.S. is eyeing a new round of sanctions against Russia over its actions in Ukraine, but any new move is unlikely until after a diplomatic meeting later this week in Switzerland.
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
Clippers beat Nuggets 117-105 for record 57th win
Blake Griffin scored 24 points while picking up his 16th technical, and the Los Angeles Clippers led all the way in beating the Denver Nuggets 117-105 on Tuesday night for their franchise-record 57th victory of the season.
Young scores 43 to lead Lakers past Jazz, 119-104
Nick Young scored a season-high 43 points and helped the Los Angeles Lakers snap a seven-game losing streak with a 119-104 victory against the Utah Jazz on Monday night.
Michael Phelps (AP Photo/Matt Slocum, File)
Olympic great Michael Phelps ending retirement
Michael Phelps is coming out of retirement, the first step toward swimming at the 2016 Rio Olympics.

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