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By The Associated Press | Posted - Aug. 26, 2015 at 1:31 a.m.



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LAS VEGAS (AP) — Travelers flying to Las Vegas may soon be able to hail a ride from Uber or Lyft. Officials have been developing plans allowing the ride-hailing companies to pick up and drop off passengers using McCarran International Airport. The option won't be available until at least late October when county commissioners are expected to consider new rules for business licenses and airport operator permits.

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Police say a 23-year-old officer has minor injuries after his SUV was hit by a tractor-trailer in a west Las Vegas intersection. The Las Vegas police department's Ford Explorer, though, suffered major damage. Both the 57-year-old California woman driving the Lexus and the officer were treated and released from hospitals. Police are investigating the collision.

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Police say they've found the car belonging to a 72-year-old man who was found shot and killed inside his home near the Sam's Town casino-hotel in eastern Las Vegas. Las Vegas police had been looking for Eugene Elliott's 2013 silver Cadillac ATS after discovering the man's body Aug. 19. Police say they found the abandoned car a few days later without its wheels. The agency says they believe Elliott had been robbed.

RENO, Nev. (AP) — An entrepreneur developing gear for advanced-level female skiiers and snowboarders has won a "Shark Tank"-style business pitch competition at the Nevada Governor's Conference on Business. Jen Gurecki is taking home $5,000 in cash and thousands of dollars' worth of IT services after the event at the Atlantis casino in Reno. The conference featured keynote speeches from a Tesla vice president and Gov. Brian Sandoval.

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