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Clark County school board to consider ending Jara's contract

Oct. 23, 2021 13:46 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The school board for metro Las Vegas plans next Thursday to consider whether to terminate Superintendent Jesus Jara's employment contract. An agenda posted Friday for the Clark County School District trustees includes discussion and possible action on...

Showman-owner plans Old West future for rustic Nevada saloon

Oct. 23, 2021 13:11 PM EDT

GOODSPRINGS, Nev. (AP) — With his gold and black sport coat, cowboy hat and tie featuring a silhouetted exotic dancer, Old Man Liver was in full character at this century-old saloon in the Nevada desert. A musician, whiskey-maker and entrepreneur originally from...

Owners of New Mexico radio stations are ready to sign off

Oct. 23, 2021 10:04 AM EDT

LAS VEGAS, N.M. (AP) — Joseph Baca repeatedly told his wife, Loretta, two things — one day he would own a radio station and win $1 million. He did both. After 42 years of first working and then owning KFUN-AM and KLVF-FM radio stations, the Bacas...

Column: F1 takes another run at conquering America

Oct. 22, 2021 19:18 PM EDT

Formula One has been down this road before. In the 1970s and ‘80s, the world’s most popular form of auto racing looked like the next big thing in the United States. Mario Andretti won a world championship. Three grand prix races were held in a...

Bellagio in Vegas showing 11 Picasso works before auction

Oct. 22, 2021 13:11 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Eleven Pablo Picasso artworks will be on display Friday and Saturday at a Las Vegas Strip resort, ahead of a Bellagio Gallery of Fine Art auction that host Sotheby’s estimates could fetch a combined $100 million. The nine paintings and two ceramic...

Nevada governor found at-fault in weekend crash in Las Vegas

Oct. 21, 2021 21:44 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nevada Gov. Steve Sisolak was found at-fault, and he and another driver were each ticketed for traffic infractions following a two-car crash during the weekend in Las Vegas, according to a police report. The Democratic governor, who was driving alone...

Las Vegas man charged with voting twice in November 2020

Oct. 21, 2021 20:56 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A Las Vegas businessman is facing criminal charges of voting twice in the November 2020 election, including with his dead wife’s ballot, Nevada state Attorney General Aaron Ford announced Thursday. Donald “Kirk” Hartle, 55, faces two felony...

Kenyan Drake provides dual-threat opportunities for Raiders

Oct. 21, 2021 18:48 PM EDT

HENDERSON, Nev. (AP) — Philadelphia coach Nick Sirianni is very fond of Raiders running back Kenyan Drake. Drake has always been a case study for Sirianni, who with his coaching staff studies five players at different skill positions at the end of each season. ...

F1 title fight could take big swing in U.S and Mexico

Oct. 21, 2021 18:08 PM EDT

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The U.S. Grand Prix is not a must-win race for Lewis Hamilton, and the seven-time champion brushed off such a suggestion Thursday even as he trails Max Verstappen in the title fight and his rival should be favored at Mexico City in the next round. ...

Led by Juzang, No. 2 UCLA carries title hopes into season

Oct. 21, 2021 12:47 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Expectations are nothing new at UCLA. John Wooden's success made sure of that. They accompany the start of every basketball season at the school that owns a record 11 NCAA titles. What’s different is that the Bruins could win it all for the first...