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Nevadan arrested for threatening Sen. Heller over Obamacare

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 17:58:52 GMT

Richard Holley was arrested for leaving a handwritten note threatening to kill Nevada Senator Dean Heller if Heller voted to repeal Obamacare. Holley's wife suffers from multiple debilitating conditions and is bedridden.




New This Month

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 11:28:16 GMT

Assembly Bill 280, sponsored by Assembly Speaker Jason Frierson , among others, establishes a preference in bidding for Nevada companies on state contracts.




Las Vegas brewers, advocates applaud craft-beer bill

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 03:07:38 GMT

Motley Brews' Great Vegas Festival of Beer is held every year in April at World Market Center Pavilion. Pictured are festival-goers lining up for brews served by Nevada Craft Beer Association.




New deal provides health care coverage for rural Nevada

Tue, 15 Aug 2017 22:30:12 GMT

Gov. Brian Sandoval announced an agreement with a Missouri-based company Tuesday to make sure health insurance is available to 8,000 rural Nevadans who faced the loss of their coverage after Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield pulled out of the state's health care exchange. The deal with Centene Corp. in partnership with the Nevada-based Hometown Health will help ensure coverage is available to all Nevadans, the Republican governor said at a news conference in Silver City, about 30 miles east of Carson City.




The Latest: Closings begin in Bundy standoff case in Nevada

Tue, 15 Aug 2017 20:13:24 GMT

In this April 24, 2017, file photo, supporters raise a flag outside of the federal courthouse in Las Vegas. A retrial is nearing an end in Nevada for four men facing decades in prison for bringing assault-style weapons to a confrontation that stopped government agents from rounding up cattle near anti-government figure Cliven Bundy's ranch in April 2014.




The Latest: Closings Begin in Bundy Standoff Case in Nevada

Tue, 15 Aug 2017 20:13:23 GMT

The Latest on trial of four men accused of wielding assault-style weapons to stop federal agents from rounding up anti-government figure Cliven Bundy's cattle in April 2014 : A prosecutor is relying heavily on photos during closing arguments to a jury being asked to decide if four men should go to prison for decades for displaying assault-style weapons to stop federal agents from rounding up anti-government figure Cliven Bundy's cattle in April 2014. Assistant U.S. Attorney Nadia Ahmed said Tuesday that Scott Drexler, Ricky Lovelien, Eric Parker and Steven Stewart had firearms, not flags or signs, at the confrontation near the rural Nevada town of Bunkerville.




New Deal Provides Health Care Coverage for Rural Nevada

Tue, 15 Aug 2017 20:13:22 GMT

Listen Live Welcome to KXNT News/Talk 840 AM KXNT NewsRadio 840 AM is dedicated to being the dominant information [] CBS Sports Radio 1140 CBS Sports Radio 1140 and 107.5-3 FM HD3 7255 South Tenaya Way Suite 100 Las Vegas, NV 89113 Business Office: 702-889-7397 Business Fax: 702-889-7373 CONTACTS: Maureen Pulicella, [] New Deal Provides Health Care Coverage for Rural Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval has announced a deal with a Missouri-based company to make sure health insurance is available to 8,000 rural Nevadans who faced the loss of their coverage after Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield pulled out of the state's health care exchange.




The Silver State & So Much More: Mining in Nevada

Tue, 15 Aug 2017 17:55:22 GMT

Nevada has been known as "The Silver State" since it entered the Union in 1864, but these days, it's equally famous for gold, lithium, molybdenum and a host of other minerals.




Nevada's Elected Officials Respond to Violence to Charlottesville

Tue, 15 Aug 2017 00:14:59 GMT

Sen. Dean Heller says he's glad President Donald Trump has sharpened his criticism of the white supremacists who incited violence at a rally that turned deadly in Virginia over the weekend. The Nevada Republican told reporters in Reno on Monday it was important for the president to more strongly denounce the racism and bigotry espoused by the white nationalists before a car plowed into a crowd in Charlottesville.




Tesla wants to test autonomous trucks without drivers in them, report says

Mon, 14 Aug 2017 22:01:19 GMT

Passenger cars aren't the only mode of transportation to which Tesla wants to give autonomous driving capabilities. The company aims to start testing its electric truck prototypes with autonomous tech in Nevada, Reuters reports, citing discussions between Tesla and the Nevada Department of Motor Vehicles.




New ads in Nevada slam Heller on health care, Rosen on Pelosi

Mon, 14 Aug 2017 15:19:31 GMT

News ads from both sides in the competitive Nevada Senate race have turned up the heat in a race that's still over a year away. The National Republican Senatorial Committee launched several billboard ads tying Rep. Jacky Rosen to House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, a tactic that Republicans have been using in all the special elections this year.




Report - Tesla to make its semi-truck an autonomous one

Mon, 14 Aug 2017 10:47:40 GMT

Tesla Inc is well known for its electric luxury sedans, but we also know they are going to have a go at the commercial vehicle sector with the introduction of the production semi-truck that has already been teased a while back. Now a new report is stating their planned semi-truck will be developed as a long-haul, electric semi-truck that can autonomously handle driving and even "platoon" with others to follow a leading vehicle.




Judge Halts Nevada Marijuana Regulators' Licensing Move

Mon, 14 Aug 2017 04:25:07 GMT

Listen Live Welcome to KXNT News/Talk 840 AM KXNT NewsRadio 840 AM is dedicated to being the dominant information [] CBS Sports Radio 1140 CBS Sports Radio 1140 and 107.5-3 FM HD3 7255 South Tenaya Way Suite 100 Las Vegas, NV 89113 Business Office: 702-889-7397 Business Fax: 702-889-7373 CONTACTS: Maureen Pulicella, [] Maloofs Bet $880K on Mayweather to Give Winnings to Charity Gavin and Joe Maloof are so confident Floyd Mayweather Jr. will beat Conor McGregor that they bet $880,000 on it. Clark County Warns Pot Industry Against Promoting Public Use Officials in Las Vegas are warning the recreational marijuana industry against any advertising that can be considered promoting public consumption.




Nevada's Sen. Dean Heller Literally Stands With Racists

Mon, 14 Aug 2017 02:17:15 GMT

America's most insidious white nationalist groups gathered in Virginia yesterday, open carrying, dressed in riot gear and hoisting confederate flags to proudly terrorize a good portion of America's population. The mere existence of non-white Americans, who are quickly making their demographic a minority group, evoke public fury much like we saw in the Jim Crow days.




Judge halts Nevada marijuana regulators' licensing move

Sun, 13 Aug 2017 21:50:48 GMT

For now, Nevada marijuana regulators won't be able to issue pot distribution licenses to businesses other than liquor wholesalers after all. The Las Vegas Review-Journal reports that a judge on Friday sided with the Independent Alcohol Distributors of Nevada, who have the exclusive rights to deliver recreational marijuana to sellers for 18 months.




Dean Heller on health care vote: 'I feel real pleased at the way this thing turned out'

Sat, 12 Aug 2017 17:39:18 GMT

Sen. Dean Heller, while talking about health care, said Friday that he felt "real pleased at the way this thing turned out," referring to a legislative battle that ended in Heller casting a yes vote on a bill that ultimately failed. Both liberals and his GOP primary opponent quickly seized on the comment, blasting it out to reporters and on Twitter.




Tesla's Upcoming Electric Semi Truck Will Be Able to Self-Drive

Sat, 12 Aug 2017 10:39:20 GMT

Tesla will unveil its electric semi truck this fall. According to a report from Reuters , the vehicle will likely have self-driving capabilities.