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BOSTON (AP) — Wynn Resorts has signed a license for a Boston-area casino with Massachusetts gambling regulators. A state panel selected Wynn's $1.6 billion plan for the waterfront casino over rival Mohegan Sun's $1.1 billion plan for a race track casino.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A former Las Vegas doctor accused of illegally selling prescription painkillers to undercover agents in a hospital parking lot has been ordered to 44 months in prison. Federal prosecutors say 44-year-old Vinay Bararia was sentenced yesterday. He surrendered his Nevada medical license last year.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — With forecasts warning of new storms, Clark County lawmakers have declared a state of emergency for areas hit hardest by flash flooding last week. County commissioners unanimously approved the emergency declaration hours after U.S. Sen. Harry Reid announced federal help toward some $5 million in repairs to a washed-out stretch of I-15 near Moapa.
RENO, Nev. (AP) — An elementary education major at the University of Nevada, Reno has been named one of two winners of a $4,500 memorial scholarship named after late Gov. Kenny Guinn. State Treasurer Kate Marshall announced yesterday that UNR senior Devan Gaddis is the northern Nevada recipient of the scholarship.
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