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LAS VEGAS (AP) — Operators of Las Vegas pedal-bus tours that allow visitors to bike between bars could expand their business if a proposed city ordinance becomes law. The Las Vegas Review-Journal reports that the City Council will weigh a proposed change that provides for business licensing regulations for pedal buses and pedicabs in the coming weeks. The tours are considered special events by the city.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A man has died after his ATV crashed in the Las Vegas desert, making it the second such death in a month. Las Vegas police say the accident happened shortly before 7:30 a.m. Sunday in a dry lake bed near the town of Jean. According to evidence and witness statements, the 39-year-old man was traveling on a Yamaha Banshee ATV by himself when his vehicle became airborne.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nevada officials face yet another obstacle in carrying out the death penalty if they needed to do so. One of the two drugs that make up a cocktail in the lethal injection has expired, and the pharmaceutical company that produces it refuses on principle to give the state any more.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A public review of the fatal New Year's Eve shooting of an Arizona fugitive by Las Vegas police is set to begin this week. KSNV-TV reports that a hearing will take place Monday morning and stream live on a Clark County website and closed-circuit TV.
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