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Firing undone, Clark County school superintendent to stay on

Dec. 04, 2021 14:19 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Clark County school district's board first voted to fire the district superintendent before it then reversed itself and undid Jesus Jara's termination, and now he's agreed to stay in the job he's held since 2018. The district board on Oct. 28 voted...

Broadband access remains an issue in remote parts of Nevada

Dec. 04, 2021 13:14 PM EST

OWYHEE, Nev. (AP) — Three days and one hour into the 2021-22 school year, the internet went out at Owyhee Combined School in northern Nevada. Teachers scrambled to recreate their lesson plans and presentations and could not log attendance. “We...

Broncos hope to keep AFC West jumbled against Chiefs

Dec. 04, 2021 11:33 AM EST

The Broncos don't beat the Chiefs. Andy Reid almost never loses coming off a bye. The NFL flexed Denver at Kansas City with those facts staring directly at the league Well, yes. Sunday night's game, which replaces San Francisco at...

Cristobal expects to be approached by other schools

Dec. 04, 2021 01:51 AM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Oregon coach Mario Cristobal said he fully expects to be approached with job offers from other schools. “It happens every single year,” Cristobal said after the 10th-ranked Ducks lost 38-10 to Utah in the Pac-12 title game on Friday night. “Every...

No. 14 Utah beats No. 10 Oregon 38-10 for 1st Rose Bowl bid

Dec. 04, 2021 01:39 AM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — As the Utah players celebrated the Pac-12 championship surrounded by roses and confetti, the memories of two teammates who couldn't share in the moment was paramount. The past year marked by tragedy following the deaths of Ty Jordan and Aaron Lowe will...

Nevada court sides with gunmakers in Las Vegas shooting suit

Dec. 03, 2021 20:47 PM EST

CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Nevada’s Supreme Court ruled gun manufacturers cannot be held responsible for the deaths in the 2017 mass shooting on the Las Vegas Strip because a state law shields them from liability unless the weapon malfunctions. The parents of a woman...

Nevada man accused of assaulting officers at US Capitol riot

Dec. 03, 2021 20:45 PM EST

RENO, Nev. (AP) — A 34-year-old Nevada man has been arrested on multiple charges related to the Jan. 6 riot at the U.S. Capitol, including assaulting law officers with what prosecutors say appeared to be a table leg with a protruding nail. A U.S. magistrate in Reno...

Governor apologizes for Nevada's role in Indigenous schools

Dec. 03, 2021 20:29 PM EST

CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — When it was time for Winona James to return to school, her family hid her in brush near their home in the Carson Valley to prevent officials from the Stewart Indian School from finding her. James, a member of the Washoe Tribe of Nevada and...

Vegas ice-skating canine named Benny wins kennel club award

Dec. 03, 2021 19:45 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — An ice-skating dog familiar to Vegas Golden Knights fans is drawing acclaim from the American Kennel Club for his role as a companion animal for children with disabilities. Hockey fans at T-Mobile Arena know “Benny” for his on-ice abilities with...

Nevada board may revoke pot license in unpaid tax complaint

Dec. 03, 2021 18:37 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A marijuana cultivator and producer in northern Nevada could lose its licenses based on a Cannabis Compliance Board complaint that it failed to pay hundreds of thousands of dollars in taxes. The Las Vegas Review-Journal reports the complaint filed this...