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LAS VEGAS (AP) — A reports by Standard & Poors finds that the amount of money Nevada gets from taxes is growing at a much slower pace than it did decades ago. UNLV economist Constant Tra says a decline in tax revenues could hurt local schools. Sales tax revenue made up about 27 percent of Nevada's $3.2 billion in revenue last fiscal year.
NORTH LAS VEGAS, Nev. (AP) — Police have arrested a 16-year-old North Las Vegas high school student in the shooting death of a 20-year-old woman. Police say the Mojave High School was arrested at school Thursday and booked into a juvenile detention facility. The boy is accused of fatally shooting Andrea Lafon on Sept. 5 in what police described as an argument over a marijuana sale.
TRACY, Calif. (AP) — A California produce company is issuing a recall of some lots of tomatoes and salad kits sold in the Las Vegas area because they may be contaminated with salmonella. Taylor Farms of Tracy issued the voluntary recall Saturday night for Expo Fresh Roma tomatoes shipped to Costco locations in Las Vegas, as well as several locations in California and Washington state.
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Anu Solomon threw for 278 yards and three touchdowns, Nick Wilson ran for 171 yards and Arizona held off Nevada 35-28 Saturday night. Cody Fajardo kept Nevada in it, throwing for 321 yards and three touchdowns. Meanwhile, Drew Hare threw for three touchdowns and ran for a fourth to lead Northern Illinois to a 48-34 win over UNLV Saturday night.
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