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Teen arrested following shootout in northwest Las Vegas  
Metro police arrested a teen following a shooting that happened at 4:26 p.m. on the 7700 block of Maverick Street near Jones Boulevard and Grand Teton Drive.
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Sen. Reid moves to ensure nuclear dump stays dead
As Congress debates terrorism overseas, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid is finding time for an issue closer to home. Reid is working to ensure that a nuclear waste dump in his home state of Nevada remains mothballed even though the government has spent $15 billion on it.
House passes bill to oversee VA hospital building
The House has passed a bill to increase oversight of veterans' hospitals under construction, following a report that some medical centers take three years longer to complete than estimated and cost an extra $366 million per project.
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
Obama speaks on new Ebola plan 
President Obama spoke late Tuesday afternoon regarding a new plan for US intervention in the African Ebola outbreak.
A spot fire flares up as gusts of wind fuel it October 23, 2007 in Running Springs, California. Nearly 500,000 people have been evacuated across the Southern California region. (Justin Sullivan, Getty Images)
Wildfire burns homes, 2 churches, in Northern California town
Aided by calmer winds and another day of fire-retardant bomber sorties, firefighters are mopping up around a fire in the far Northern California town of Weed.
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Cargill to close corn milling plant in Memphis
Cargill will close its corn milling plant in Memphis, Tennessee early next year, citing its location outside of the corn belt and underutilization.
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
he 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
Georgia Governor Sonny Perdue watches play from the sidelines at the 2005 Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta, Georgia on December 30, 2005. (Al Messerschmidt, Getty Images)
David Perdue calls on former governor in ad
Republican Senate candidate David Perdue is calling on his cousin, former Gov. Sonny Perdue, in a new statewide television ad.
President Barack Obama (Alex Wong, Getty Images)
Obama lends voice to DNC's first ads of 2014
President Barack Obama is lending his voice to national radio ads by the Democratic National Committee, seeking to motivate African-American, female and other voters who tend to sit out midterm elections.
Study: Blacks, Hispanics have doubts about media accuracy
A new study says a large majority of African-American and Hispanic news consumers don't fully trust the media to portray their communities accurately.
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.
Flooding (AP Photo/The Arizona Republic, Tom Tingle)
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
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.
The new MLS stadium would be home to a Las Vegas-based MLS franchise and located in the city of Las Vegas’s expanding downtown Symphony Park area, north of the Smith Center for Performing Arts. (Drawings provided)
Public meetings set for proposed Vegas soccer stadium 
The city of Las Vegas will host six public town hall meetings as well as several social media opportunities for residents to be heard before the City Council votes on Oct. 1 on a term sheet that is the next step in the process of building a new stadium downtown.

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