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Dec 14, 2018

Blake Sartini never had any doubts when he bought the Stratosphere Hotel and Casino a little more than a year ago. It was on the Las Vegas Strip.

Dec 14, 2018

Half a century ago, Nevada had a midterm election that didn’t seem all that significant. But maybe it was?

Nov 30, 2018

Thirty-one people are on the Sisolak transition team, headed by Congresswoman Dina Titus, Reno Mayor Hillary Schieve and former Speaker Barbara Buckley.

Nov 27, 2018

When voters agreed to allow casinos into Ohio in 2009, advocates projected that the four locations would generate $1.9 billion in revenue before taxes.

Nov 13, 2018

When the Supreme Court issued a ruling in May that effectively legalized sports gambling, venture capital firm SeventySix Capital wasted no time getting in on the action.

Oct 24, 2018

More than 80 percent of land in Nevada is federally owned, the greatest portion of any state. So, Nevada candidates in the midterm elections are addressing public-lands issues, from nuclear waste sites to water and grazing rights.

Oct 22, 2018

The lines and the crowd signal a major turnout for early voting, and the Nov. 6 Election Day isn't for another two and a half weeks.

Oct 19, 2018

When you talk about Las Vegas, certain people or places or institutions are icons. One of those icons turns fifty in October. Let’s look back at the history of the Circus Circus, opened in 1968.

Sep 5, 2018

This is simply the most recent chapter of a centurylong debate over the place of informality and immodesty in our dress: how short can that skirt be? Should the first lady be able to don a tank top? What about wearing sneakers to prom?

Sep 4, 2018

The shearling jacket is the iconic fashion staple of the apocalypse. It’s protected Rick Grimes in The Walking Dead, Regan Abbott in A Quiet Place, and even Ryan Gosling’s Agent K in Blade Runner 2049.

Aug 21, 2018

Two years ago, when Emily Osowski was starting a job as a software engineer in New York City, she had to seriously reconsider her wardrobe.

Aug 20, 2018

Howard Hughes bought it fifty years ago. It closed thirty years ago. Let’s look back at the Silver Slipper.

Aug 13, 2018

Howard Hughes bought it fifty years ago. It closed thirty years ago. Let’s look back at the Silver Slipper.

Jun 14, 2018

Make a little room in the saddle, Eddie Arcaro. You’ve got company in sports history.

Jun 14, 2018

Political analysts Michael Green from UNLV and Sondra Cosgrove from College of Southern Nevada stopped by News 3 to talk about today's Primary Election.

Jun 11, 2018

Every place News 3 checked, it was steady.

Jun 8, 2018

Voters will have a slew of candidates to choose from this year, an election season marked by President Donald Trump and a wave of activism. The GOP tends to have stronger turnout in the midterms, though races in Texas and elsewhere have shown an uptick in Democratic turnout.

Jun 6, 2018

Excuse Debra Jeffries if she has a case of deja vu. She's a Culinary Union vet who has worked at Bally's for 38 years as a cocktail server.