More than 2,700 jobs were created in Southern Nevada during the most recent fiscal year, as dozens of companies moved or expanded operations here. Fifty-eight companies relocated or grew here from July 2012 to June 2013.
Everybody expects an election to feature a Republican fighting a Democrat. But Democrats in Nevada seem hesitant to challenge Republican Gov. Brian Sandoval, who may well be on his way to coasting to re-election in 2014. Is an election for governor without a Democrat on the ballot possible?
The dispatch call crackled over the North Las Vegas firefighters’ radios at 9:25 a.m. There is a car fire on the third floor of the Fiesta Rancho parking garage. In reality, there is no fire, only six 3-foot-tall orange traffic cones representing fire for a training drill. But to the firefighters, it’s real.
Design competition a requirement for graduating seniors
By Paul Takahashi
A metal collecting rover and a clothing iron inspired by a hair-straightener were some of the unique inventions showcased at UNLV's engineering design competition this semester. To graduate, all Hughes College of Engineering seniors must design and build a prototype for a new product with real-world applications.
The High Line, a park that turned a dilapidated stretch of elevated railway on Manhattan's West Side into one of New York's newest tourist attractions, may have brought a different kind of visitor: a cockroach that can withstand harsh winter cold and never seen before in the U.S.
When he was mayor of San Diego, Bob Filner waited to be alone with women to kiss, grope and manhandle them without any witnesses, according to a probation officer's report released after he was sentenced Monday to home confinement.