NV-Nevada News Digest UPDATE – Las Vegas Sun Newspaper
Published Thursday January 26, 2023 | 4:44 p.m
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VEGAS HOTELS-PRICING ACTION
LAS VEGAS – A federal lawsuit has been filed in Nevada seeking class-action status in a complaint that several of the largest hotel-casino operators on the Las Vegas Strip illegally priced and inflated guest rooms. The complaint, filed in US District Court in Las Vegas on Wednesday, alleges that casino giants MGM Resorts International and Caesars Entertainment, along with Treasure Island and Wynn Resorts, employed a third-party company that uses pricing algorithms to share information and “sell the market.” maximize”. broad prices.” By Ken Ritter. COMING SOON: 450 words, photos.
FATAL multi-vehicle crash
LAS VEGAS — Federal accident investigators have released a wealth of evidence they gathered after a multi-vehicle crash at a north Las Vegas intersection a year ago that involved a driver and passenger in an overspeeding sports car and seven family members in one minivan were killed. The National Transportation Safety Board made no findings or recommendations in its study of the crash, which a board member said was part of an investigation into speed-limiting technology in vehicles, including high-performance sports cars. By Ken Knight. COMING SOON: 375 words, photos.
FOREST FIRES – ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE
DENVER — A year after the most destructive wildfire in state history burned nearly 1,100 homes, Colorado lawmakers are considering joining other western states in using artificial intelligence in hopes of spotting blazes before they get out of control . A proposal lawmakers will discuss in a hearing Thursday would create a $2 million pilot program to mount cameras on mountaintops in high-risk locations. There are hundreds of such cameras scattered across California, Nevada, and Oregon. By Jesse Bedayn. SENT: 790 words, photos. UPCOMING: Post-trial update.
BBA ATHLETIC LAS VEGAS
LAS VEGAS — The Oakland Athletics have spent years trying to get a new stadium while watching their Bay Area neighbors the Giants, Warriors, 49ers and Raiders successfully move into state-of-the-art venues, and now they’re running out of time. The A’s lease at RingCentral Coliseum expires after the 2024 season, and while they may be forced to extend terms, the club and Major League Baseball have deemed the stadium unsuitable for a professional franchise. By Mark Anderson. SENT: 1,120 words, photos.
HEALTH INSURANCE ENROLLMENTS – LOCATE IT – The Biden administration says a record 16.3 million people have signed up for health insurance through the Affordable Care Act this year, double the number when the marketplaces launched nearly a decade ago . We provide tips on how to localize the story. Find the latest Localize It guides here.
3 guns, motorbike found in dance hall shooting case
FDA vaccine chief on updating vaccine approach
When tornadoes hit, survivors hid in tubs and shipping containers
NASA commemorates its fallen astronauts
Sheriff: The shooter who killed 11 didn’t know of any dance hall victims
The US economy slowed in the last quarter but still grew at a rate of 2.9%
Light at the end of the tunnel: opening of the Grand Central extension
Asteroid comes extraordinarily close to Earth but will miss
ECONOMY-GDP – The US economy grew at an annual pace of 2.9% from October to December, ending 2022 with momentum despite pressure from high interest rates and widespread fears of an impending recession. Thursday’s government estimate showed the country’s gross domestic product — the broadest measure of economic output — slowed in the most recent quarter from the 3.2% annual growth rate it had posted from July to September. By Paul Wiseman. SENT: 790 words, photos. With: DEFINITION OF A RECESSION EXPLAINER).
CALIFORNIA SHOOTING-CULTURAL HUB – For decades, Monterey Park has been a haven for Asian immigrants seeking to maintain a strong cultural identity — and a culinary heaven for anyone near Los Angeles craving authentic Asian cuisine. That sense of peace was shattered after a gunman killed 11 and injured nine others during a New Year’s celebration at the Star Dance Ballroom last Saturday. But as residents process the trauma, the tragedy has only sharpened their feelings about what makes Monterey Park so special and worth protecting. By Terry Tang and Deepa Bharath. SENT: 980 words, photos, video.
TRUMP-SOCIAL MEDIA – Meta’s decision to soon restore Donald Trump’s account comes at a critical time as the former president seeks to regain momentum in what has been widely derided as a lackluster start to his third White House bid . Trump’s return will allow him to share news with his 34 million followers, but for the former president, Facebook is all about money. By Jill Colvin and Barbara Ortutay. COMING SOON: 1,200 words, photos.
MEMPHIS POLICE INVESTIGATION – The Memphis Police Chief has called the actions of five officers involved in the violent arrest of Tire Nichols “despicable, inconsiderate and inhumane” and urged city residents to protest peacefully, as a Video of the arrest has been released. Memphis Police Commissioner Cerelyn “CJ” Davis said in a video statement released late Wednesday that “this is a failure of basic humanity towards another person.” By Adrian Sainz and Rebecca Reynolds. SENT: 520 words, photos.
CLASSIFIED DOCU-DRAMA – Dramas about the misuse of classified documents at high levels of the US government are not all new. In 1984, a Pittsburgh schoolgirl showed up in her eighth grade with a collection of classified papers as a show-and-tell project. By Calvin Woodward. SENT: 640 words, photo.
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