CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Candidates for Nevada political offices have been raising money and campaigning for months but the 2014 election cycle is about to kick into higher gear. Candidate filing begins today and runs through March 14. Then it's on to Nevada's June 10 primary and the Nov. 4 general election The drama comes in the Nevada Senate, where Republicans hope to retake the majority.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A Las Vegas grocery store reopened yesterday morning, a day after a woman in her 80s drove her pickup into it, sending nine people to hospitals with minor to moderate injuries. Police are investigating the cause of the 2:50 p.m. accident at a crowded Food 4 Less store that caused another 17 people to be treated at the scene for cuts, scrapes and bruises. The driver's name wasn't released.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — An eighth-grader at a private school in Las Vegas has won the Nevada State Spelling Bee for a second straight year. Amna Raza of the Omar Haikal Islamic Academy defeated 28 other competitors to win the competition sponsored by the Las Vegas Review-Journal. She'll represent Nevada at the Scripps National Spelling Bee in Washington, D.C., from May 25-31.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Two college students from Las Vegas have been selected as White House interns. Lance Arberry of the University of Nevada, Las Vegas and Marylee Keller of Whitworth University in Washington state will serve as interns for the spring semester. Interns will work in one of several White House departments.
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