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Lawmakers review tax breaks for wheelchairs, hearing aids
Nevada lawmakers are reviewing a proposal that would take away the sales tax paid on motorized wheelchairs and hearing aids
Las Vegas handyman Ken McFate adjusts straps on a hot water heater on Saturday, May 23, 2015. Straps to hold the device in place can prevent home damage and injuries during an earthquake. (Ron English, News 3)
Simple measures can make a home safer in earthquake
We live in a state with a lot of seismic activity, making the 4.8 earthquake Friday morning felt across the Las Vegas Valley and beyond a reminder to quake proof your home.
Legendary blues guitarist B.B. King performs at the Las Vegas Hilton on May 17, 1972. (Las Vegas News Bureau archives)  (Las Vegas News Bureau archives, Las Vegas News Bureau, Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority )
B.B. King memorial more cheers than tears in Las Vegas
B.B. King drew a 45-second standing ovation amid reflections and remembrances about his life and legacy at a memorial for more than 350 family and friends in Las Vegas.
State News
Two killed in I-80 wreck involving wrong-way driver in Sparks
Two people were killed in a head-on collision involving a wrong-way driver early Saturday on Interstate 80 in Sparks.
Uber
Uber, similar firms get Assembly OK, governor expected to sign bill
Nevada lawmakers have approved a hard-fought bill to regulate companies such as Uber that allow people to hail a ride through a smartphone app.
Lawmakers OK multi-part bill barring guns for abusers
Nevada lawmakers have passed a Republican-backed bill that would restrict people convicted of domestic violence from having a gun and broaden the definition of justifiable homicide.
National News
A group of sea lions sleep on a dock  (Justin Sullivan, Getty Images)
Oregon community takes unusual approach to sea lion problem
A community in Oregon is bringing in some unusual help to try to fix their sea lion problem. They're hoping a fake killer whale from Bellingham, Washington, will do the trick.
Vice President Joe Biden (Win McNamee, Getty Images)
Obama includes Vice President Biden in regular golf game
A surprise player has joined President Barack Obama's regular weekend golf game: Vice President Joe Biden.
Just another birthday for Detroit-area woman _ her 116th
A Detroit-area woman is 116 years old.
California News
Low-speed chase ends after bystander blocks car in LA
A man driving a black convertible led police on a slow-speed pursuit in Los Angeles before an apparent bystander blocked the car.
Boston-bound American flight returns to Los Angeles
An American Airlines flight bound for Boston has returned to Los Angeles International Airport.
(KNVN news crew )
Attorneys: Probe faults truck driver in fatal bus collision
Victims' attorneys: Investigation blames truck driver for collision with bus, killing 10.
Political News
Lawmakers review tax breaks for wheelchairs, hearing aids
Nevada lawmakers are reviewing a proposal that would take away the sales tax paid on motorized wheelchairs and hearing aids
Hillary Clinton (Mark Wilson, Getty Images)
Sliver of Clinton emails hint at lingering political trouble
Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton received information on her private email account about the deadly attack on U.S. diplomatic facilities in Benghazi that was later classified "secret" at the request of the FBI, underscoring lingering questions about how responsibly she handled sensitive information on a home server.
U.S. Rep Jim McDermott (D-WA)  (Chris Joseph Taylor, Getty Images)
Democrats see skimpy insurance as the next health care issue
A different health care issue has emerged for Democrats.
Weather News
News 3 viewer Dori Hestand shared this photo from her backyard after a stretch of storms quickly passed through the Las Vegas Valley on Thursday, May 14, 2015. (Viewer submitted)
Rain and hail reported in parts of Las Vegas Valley 
Rain and hail fell in portions of the Las Vegas Valley on Thursday.
Dozens of Van, Texas, residents walk around the intermediate and elementary schools campuses as they survey the damage from Monday, May 11, 2015 severe weather that moved through the area in the early morning hours. Emergency responders searched through splintered wreckage Monday after a line of tornadoes battered several small communities in Texas and Arkansas, killing at least five people. (Todd Yates/AP Photo)
Five killed, homes destroyed as tornadoes hit Texas, Arkansas 
Emergency responders searched through splintered wreckage Monday after a line of tornadoes battered several small communities in Texas and Arkansas, killing at least five people, including a young couple who died trying to shield their daughter from the storm.
Deadly storms headed toward Texas and Oklahoma 
Parts of Texas and Oklahoma already hit by dozens of tornados this week are bracing for more storms.
Sports News
Pederson's 8th-inning homer helps Dodgers beat Padres 2-1
Joc Pederson homered in the eighth inning and the Los Angeles Dodgers' anemic offense mustered just enough to beat the San Diego Padres 2-1 on Friday night.
Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James (23) is fouled by Atlanta Hawks guard Jeff Teague (0) during the second half in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference finals of the NBA basketball playoffs, Friday, May 22, 2015, in Atlanta.  (AP Photo/David Goldman)
James leads Cavs to 94-82 win over Hawks, 2-0 series lead
LeBron James scored 30 points and the Cleveland Cavaliers took total command of the Eastern Conference final even without injured star Kyrie Irving, routing the Atlanta Hawks 94-82 on Friday night for a 2-0 lead with the series heading to Ohio.
Roger Goodell (Jason DeCrow/AP Photo)
AP sources: Goodell will not recuse self from Brady appeal
People with knowledge of the decision say NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell will hear Tom Brady's appeal of his four-game suspension for his role in the deflated footballs scandal. The NFL told the players' union Friday that Goodell will not recuse himself.


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