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Second-quarter run helps Palo Verde girls put away Arbor View

Palo Verde closed the first half with a 13-4 run and rolled to a 59-41 road victory over rival Arbor View on Wednesday night.

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Las Vegas council rule ‘a ban in disguise’ on short-term rentals

Proponents of tightening restrictions on short-term residential rentals in Las Vegas were given a narrow victory Wednesday after the City Council approved limiting new permits to owner-occupied homes, likely significantly reducing the number of legal home-sharing units in the future.

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Receiver Martavis Bryant 1 of 3 Raiders ruled out for season

Raiders wide receiver Martavis Bryant has been placed on season-ending injured reserve, part of a rabid Wednesday wave of transactions. Safety Reggie Nelson and defensive end Shilique Calhoun also were placed on IR.

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Governors discuss job creation in Las Vegas conference

National Governors Association chairman Montana Gov. Steve Bullock stopped in Las Vegas on Wednesday to discuss an effort to create good-paying jobs, though the Democrat hesitated to give economic development advice to Gov.-elect Steve Sisolak.

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Bay Area native C.J. Anderson excited about chance with Raiders

Running back C.J. Anderson was recruited by playoff-caliber teams, including AFC West rival the Kansas City Chiefs, but decided to return home and play for the Raiders. He said a major reason was coach Jon Gruden.

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Yellow seepage from mine did little damage, EPA concludes

Fish and other aquatic life did not suffer severe or long-lasting damage from a mine waste spill three years ago that polluted rivers in three states, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said.

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5 cowboys to watch at the NFR in Las Vegas

The world’s best cowboys and cowgirls will congregate in Las Vegas for the 60th annual National Finals Rodeo, which runs from Thursday to Dec. 15 at the Thomas Mack Center.

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Camera equipment stolen from western Las Vegas high school

The Clark County School District Police Department is investigating the theft of camera equipment and potentially other items from West Career and Technical Academy in a burglary over the weekend.

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Emerging country singer Chloe Caroline begins mini-tour on Strip

Chloe Carolines mini-tour on the Strip coincides with the National Finals Rodeo, which begins Thursday night at the Thomas Mack Center. She’s headlining a total of five shows over two nights.

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Dead brothel owner Dennis Hof’s replacement chosen for Assembly seat

The Nye County commission voted 4-1 to nominate Gregory Hafen II, who was also selected this week by the commissions of Lincoln and Clark counties, to take the Nevada Assembly 36 seat won by Denis Hof, the brothel owner who died before Election Day.

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Summerlin dancer, 10, had long resume before ‘The Nutcracker’

Camilla Srinarayana of Summerlin was 3 when she started dancing. At 8, she took the stage in front of almost 2,000 people in the Nevada Ballet Theatre’s production of “Sleeping Beauty” at The Smith Center for the Performing Arts.

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North Las Vegas a vital pit stop for Lake Mead-bound water

If you’ve ever wondered what happens to toilet waste after it leaves your bathroom, the answer lies in Lake Mead.

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Sierra Vista High class focuses on business side of music

Shane Gibson’s Music Business and Technology class began as an after-school club at Sierra Vista last school year. Gibson, a math teacher and former DJ and producer, wanted to teach students not just how to become musicians, but how to succeed in the music business.

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AARP warns Las Vegans of liars posing as lovers online

“Charlie from Texas” is a fictional figure in an online romance-related scam that Jacqueline Barnett, community outreach director for the AARP Las Vegas office, hears about often.

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Las Vegas nursing college closes, shutting out students, staff

Brightwood College, a for-profit chain with more than 750 campuses nationwide, told students that it will close for good on Friday. About 670 students were enrolled in nursing and other medical programs at its Las Vegas campus.

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Final suspect arrested in North Las Vegas girl’s shooting death

About a month after 11-year-old Angelina Erives was shot and killed, the final suspect sought in connection with the shooting was arrested in California, North Las Vegas police announced Wednesday.

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Putin says Russia will follow suit if US builds banned missiles

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday warned the United States that if it walks out of a key arms treaty and starts developing the type of missiles banned by it, Russia will do the same.

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Affordable housing to be built on 110 acres in Las Vegas Valley

County Social Service Director Michael Pawlak said rising home prices and rental rates have sparked a renewed sense of urgency to develop affordable rental housing.

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Sen. Mo Denis details his plans, goals for Nevada education

The top priority for Nevada education is overhauling the Nevada Plan, according to Sen. Mo Denis, who will chair the Senate Education Committee.

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Clark basketball player lands scholarship through nonprofit

Clark senior forward Ian Alexander was awarded a full academic scholarship Monday to Northwestern through participation in QuestBridge — a nonprofit organization that “connects the nation’s brightest low-income students to America’s best universities and opportunities.”

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