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New Jersey has landed a $29.4 million federal grant to assist displaced Atlantic City casino workers affected by recent closings, authorities asserted Tuesday. The National Emergency Grant through the U.S. Department of Labor will be used for training programs to assist the workers learn skills for jobs in new fields. Atlantic City lost four of its 12 casinos last year, throwing more than 8,000 people out of work, roughly a … Read the rest

North Las Vegas, NV (KTNV) — The Mayor of North Las Vegas John Lee revealed what’s next for the city in his State of the City Address on Tuesday. Although there was a lot of acceptable in that happened over the past year like cutting the $150 million deficit in half, adding new cops officers and firefighters, raising more than $100 million for city libraries and hiring a new city … Read the rest

North Las Vegas Mayor John Lee opened his State of the City address Tuesday by saying the city had done something people told him was impossible: Cutting North Las Vegas’ long-term deficit. Lee touted in that the city’s deficit had been reduced by $74 million this year. “Our employees answered the call and stepped up to the plate to resolve the lawsuit and close the deficit,” Lee asserted in prepared … Read the rest

By Conor Shine (contact) Published Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015 | 10:30 a.m. Updated 1 hour, 12 minutes ago Courtesy StavrosAnthony Las Vegas City Councilman Stavros Anthony started his bid today to unseat Mayor Carolyn Goodman over her support for a publicly funded downtown soccer stadium. Anthony, a two-term councilman who represents Ward 4 in western Las Vegas, filed to run at City Hall this morning, the 1st day registration was … Read the rest

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The U.S. Department of Labor says a Las Vegas limousine company is being ordered to pay more than $232,000 to 479 employees who it says were paid less than minimum wage. The department formally announced Monday in that Executive Las Vegas made improper employee payroll deductions last year for items in addition to uniforms, fuel, repairs, drug tests, badges, water cups and cash shortages. The charges … Read the rest

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A sergeant says an injured North Las Vegas cops officer could be let go shortly from a hospital after crashing his motorcycle on a rain-slickened freeway near downtown Las Vegas. Sgt. Chrissie Coon says the officer was treated overnight at University Medical Center in Las Vegas after the accident about 8:30 p.m. Monday on southbound Interstate 15 near the Washington Avenue exit. His injuries were not … Read the rest

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) – A snowstorm in that had been billed as “crippling and potentially historic” instead left only a few inches of snow in New Jersey on Tuesday, yet still strangled the state with travel restrictions and shut down train service. Here’s a breakdown of what happened and what happens next as the state works to get back to normal: WHAT HAPPENED TO THE SNOW? As of Monday night, … Read the rest

By Andrea Domanick (contact) Monday, Jan. 26, 2015 | 9:30 p.m. A Las Vegas limousine company has-been fined $232,317 for not legal withholding pay from nearly 500 employees, the U.S. Department of Labor formally announced Monday. An investigation by the department’s Wage and Hour Division found in that limousine and shuttle bus service Executive Las Vegas made improper payroll deductions late last year for items in addition to uniforms, fuel, … Read the rest

A Johns Hopkins University lacrosse player from Las Vegas was found dead on campus Sunday night, reportedly the university. Jeremy Huber was found lifeless in his dorm room at the Baltimore university. Police do not suspect foul play or a contagious disease, Johns Hopkins asserted in a news release. He was 18, the Baltimore Sun reported. The Maryland Office of the Chief Medical Examiner’s office on Tuesday would not discuss … Read the rest

By Andrea Domanick (contact) Monday, Jan. 26, 2015 | 9:30 p.m. A Las Vegas limousine company has-been fined $232,317 for not legal withholding pay from nearly 500 employees, the U.S. Department of Labor formally announced Monday. An investigation by the department’s Wage and Hour Division found in that limousine and shuttle bus service Executive Las Vegas made improper payroll deductions late last year for items in addition to uniforms, fuel, … Read the rest