Washington, DC - The Federal Trade Commission is mailing 3,446 checks totaling more than $830,000 to people who lost money to Centro Natural Corp and Sumore LLC, a telemarketing scheme whose operators were banned from debt collection and telemarketing under a settlement with the FTC.

Carson City, Nevada - Governor Brian Sandoval released the following statement after President-elect Donald J. Trump's victory tonight.

Las Vegas, Nevada - We are assigning Trikes/ Bikes and Volunteer stations for Veteran's Day 2016, November 11th, 10am Downtown Las Vegas.  If you are a Veteran and would like to be included or know someone whom might be interested.  I would like to have at least one meeting to go over the logistics of how the Day will run.  We have marching spots, Trike slots, Banner carriers, Vehicle spots, and equipment logistic slots available.

Las Vegas, Nevada - United States Attorney Daniel G. Bogden announced that Assistant United States Attorney (AUSA) Carla Higginbotham will lead the efforts of his Office in connection with the Justice Department’s nationwide Election Day Program for the upcoming November 8, 2016, general elections.  AUSA Higginbotham has been appointed to serve as the District Election Officer (DEO) for the District of Nevada, and in that capacity is responsible for overseeing the District’s handling of complaints of election fraud and voting rights abuses in consultation with Justice Department Headquarters in Washington.

Las Vegas, Nevada - Increases in summer airline travel could be an indicator of things to come for flying during the holiday season.

Las Vegas, Nevada - Tobacco Prevention and Control Program of the Nevada Division of Public and Behavioral Health and associated partners are pleased to announce the 2016 PRIDE Festival in Las Vegas will be smoke-free. In addition to traditional cigarettes, e-cigarettes and vaping products will not be allowed at the festival.

Carson City, Nevada - Governor Brian Sandoval today announced he had accepted the Graduate Medical Education (GME) Task Force recommendations for distribution of the $10 million approved in the Governor’s executive budget during the 2015 legislative session. Within four years, this funding is expected to create 304 new GME positions across Nevada which will help ensure more of Nevada’s medical students will remain in the Silver State to practice medicine.

Washington, DC - Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) will invest up to $7 million in grants for projects designed to expand wood products and wood energy markets that support sustainable forest management, especially in areas with high wildfire risks. These grants are available through the U.S. Forest Service's Wood Innovations Program.

Las Vegas, Nevada - Over-the-counter cold remedies aren't off-limits if you have high blood pressure, but it's important to make careful choices.

Washington, DC - Understanding the hazards of space weather on crewed and robotic missions is vital to informing plans for NASA’s Journey to Mars and other missions into our solar system, and beyond. Veteran NASA astronaut John Grunsfeld and solar experts will discuss that and more during a panel discussion at 1 p.m. EDT, Tuesday, October 25.