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CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — The Silver State Health Insurance Exchange board of directors has endorsed Deloitte Consulting as another contractor to evaluate the state's problem-plagued online health insurance exchange. A proposed contract authorizing up to $1.5 million requires approval by the state Board of Examiners. Xerox was awarded a $75 million contract to develop Nevada's online portal and call center. But the operation has been riddled with problems.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The district attorney in Las Vegas says four jail officers won't face criminal charges in a fatal struggle with an inmate in a Clark County Detention Center more than a year ago. Clark County District Attorney Steve Wolfson says 38-year-old prisoner Luis Solano created a potentially dangerous disruption by resisting officers, and the officers didn't use excessive force while restraining him.
REDWOOD CITY, Calif. (AP) — The FBI will re-examine unsolved murders of young women that happened in California nearly 40 years ago that law enforcement think might be linked to a similar killing in Nevada. The FBI says the multi-agency task force will be looking at ties between the slayings of five women in San Mateo County in 1976 and the murder of Michelle Mitchell, a University of Nevada-Reno nursing student.
LAS VEGAS (AP) —The Culinary and bartenders unions have agreed on a five-year contract with the Tropicana casino on the Las Vegas Strip. The tentative agreement will cover about 650 hotel workers. Members of the Culinary Union plan to vote this month on whether to authorize negotiators to call a strike.
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