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The Latest: Las Vegas workers march to urge more rehiring

Sep. 24, 2021 23:03 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS — Thousands of hotel, casino and restaurant workers marched Friday on the Las Vegas Strip to highlight their call for employers to rehire more people who were furloughed last year because of the coronavirus pandemic. Despite the reopening of casinos and...

Casino union marches for return to jobs on Las Vegas Strip

Sep. 24, 2021 23:03 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Thousands of hotel, casino and restaurant workers marched Friday on the Las Vegas Strip to highlight their call for employers to rehire more people who were furloughed last year because of the coronavirus pandemic. Despite the reopening of casinos and...

Toyota to field Tundra TRD Pro truck next season in NASCAR

Sep. 24, 2021 20:26 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Toyota will use its Tundra TRD Pro in NASCAR's Trucks Series next season as part of an overhaul to the vehicles used in the third-tier series. The Tundra TRD Pro was unveiled before Friday night's race at Las Vegas Speedway. It will make its...

Vegas, Reno health officials: Vaccine boosters coming soon

Sep. 24, 2021 20:04 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Top Nevada health administrators say they expect COVID-19 booster shots will become widely available by the end of next week for residents who received Pfizer vaccines, following guidance from federal health officials and state officials. Dr. Fermin...

Nick Diaz returns at UFC 266, still angry and conflicted

Sep. 24, 2021 14:22 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nick Diaz is a 38-year-old mixed martial artist who hasn't competed in nearly seven years and hasn't won a fight in a decade. He is also the biggest star on the card and the most compelling reason to watch UFC 266. That's not an indictment of Alexander...

Washington woman sought in Las Vegas found at casino mall

Sep. 24, 2021 14:06 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A Native American woman from northwestern Washington state has been found safe in Las Vegas, police said Friday, nearly three weeks after her fiancé and friends reported her missing while on vacation. Reatha May Finkbonner, 30, of Bellingham,...

Trail building school on Nevada-Utah line would be US' first

Sep. 24, 2021 13:21 PM EDT

ELY, Nev. (AP) — Nevada’s Great Basin Institute has been awarded a federal grant to begin planning the creation of what the state Department of Conservation and Natural Resources says is the nation's first professional recreational trail-building school. The...

With 2nd fatality, BASE jumpers urged to pick another spot

Sep. 24, 2021 11:14 AM EDT

ELKO, Nev. (AP) — U.S. Forest Service officials are asking BASE jumpers to find safer locations to engage in the extreme sport than a northern Nevada canyon where a second man wearing a wingsuit has died after jumping from the same spot in recent months. The Elko County...

Bradley's disciples helping mentor young Raiders defenders

Sep. 24, 2021 01:35 AM EDT

HENDERSON, Nev. (AP) — Gus Bradley has a knack for reading offensive schemes, putting them on a whiteboard, and making it loud and clear what he expects from the Las Vegas Raiders defense. “It’s crystal clear,” veteran linebacker K.J. Wright said. “To see Gus,...

Packers-Niners renew now familiar NFL rivalry on Sunday

Sep. 24, 2021 01:08 AM EDT

If it seems as if the Packers have transferred to the NFC West or the 49ers moved to the NFC North, blame the schedule makers at league headquarters. When Green Bay (1-1) visits San Francisco (2-0) on Sunday, it will be the fourth trip to the Bay Area for the Cheeseheads...