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Oil slick caused one car crash, major traffic on Decatur Blvd.

LAS VEGAS -- An oil slick along a busy road caused at least one car crash that sent one person to the hospital.

According to Las Vegas Fire and Rescue, the oil was discovered along Decatur Boulevard just before 1:30 p.m. Thursday.

About 200 gallons of oil was spilled along Decatur, starting at Vegas Drive to Smoke Ranch Road. The oil is also reported along eastbound Smoke Ranch Road for about 100 yards.

The city of Las Vegas cleaned up the mess. They do not know where the oil came from.

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Museum races to raise money for tiara sold on 'Pawn Stars'

CANTON, Ohio (AP) -- The McKinley Presidential Library and Museum in northeast Ohio is hurriedly fundraising in hopes of buying a tiara that once belonged to President William McKinley's wife.

The Akron Beacon Journal reports the owners of Ida McKinley's diamond-accented headpiece recently sold it to the Las Vegas pawn shop featured in the History Channel show "Pawn Stars."

Museum curator Kim Kenney says Gold & Silver Pawn co-owner Rick Harrison has offered to sell the piece to the Canton museum for $43,000, the amount he paid for it. Kenney calls that "a good deal" because the tiara was appraised at $75,000.

Incentives for bars to open in Downtown LV Arts District

LAS VEGAS -- The Downtown Las Vegas Arts District is getting a makeover which means businesses and jobs could soon be moving into that area.

City leaders decided Wednesday to offer major incentives for any bar or lounge that moves into the area in the next year.

Except for First Friday, the Downtown Las Vegas Arts District rarely sees the foot traffic that East Fremont Street does, but that is about to change. City leaders are now offering a tax break to any bar that opens in the arts district.

Bill Johnson, the co-owner of the Antiques Store, was one of the first first tenants in the art district.

Take a step inside his shop and you'll be transported through the decades.

"It's all vintage clothing with vintage jewelry," he said.

Johnson is looking for anything that will attract more people into the area and his shop.

Las Vegans losing homes to make way for Project Neon

LAS VEGAS -- People in the valley are losing their homes to make way for Project Neon, Nevada's most expensive highway project ever.

Construction will be done in phases and one tool being used to expand the road is eminent domain, which is when the government seizes private property for public use.

The improvements have left some neighbors in the Saratoga Meadows neighborhood, which is near Charleston and I-15, a lot more familiar with eminent domain than they would like.

Nevada Department of Transportation bought up a lot of the homes in the neighborhood to expand the freeway. Most people got their money and got out, but Larry Kimrey is among the last. He has two months left.

"Wish I didn't have to move. My wife is really broke up over it. We've been here 34 years. We didn't want to move," Kimrey said.

Kimrey was first told Project Neon wouldn't need his home, and so he and his wife remodeled.

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Sheryl Crow to perform Friday at downtown Container Park

LAS VEGAS -- GRAMMY award-winner Sheryl Crow will perform at this week's First Friday at downtown Las Vegas' Container Park.

Only 1,000 tickets to the performance are being sold.

Joining Crow will be Las Vegas' own Sabriel and rising country star Charlie Worsham. Doors open at 6 p.m.

Tickets range from $39 for general admission to $79 for VIP, which includes guaranteed seating and valet parking. For $250, fans can experience an "Eat and Greet" with the singer.

The event benefits Feed the Children and Opportunity Village.

For more information and to buy tickets, visit www.eventbrite.com.

Lanes restricted on Washington Ave. for 12 days

Lanes restricted on Washington Ave. for 12 days

An important street in downtown Las Vegas will be closed for the next 12 days.

Washington Avenue will be down to one lane between H and D streets until Friday, April 11. One lane in each direction will remain open.

Crews will be working on underground drainage and electrical work for a signal light that is planned for the area. The construction is related to the effort to reopen F Street under I-15. 

Health care costs at the heart of union fight

LAS VEGAS -- Culinary and Bartenders Union members voted Thursday night to authorize a strike against 10 Las Vegas Downtown casinos.

More than 99 percent of the workers voted yes.

"I voted yes to authorize a strike because I will do whatever it takes to continue to have the opportunity to provide for my family," said Annette Wright, a pantry worker at the Golden Nugget.

"Our entire union stands with our members who made this brave decision today to authorize a strike," said Geoconda Arguello-Kline, Secretary-Treasurer of the Culinary Union.  "We will be with these workers until we win and have a fair settlement – which is what they deserve."

One of the biggest sticking points has been health insurance. Union members want companies to continue to cover 100 percent of the premiums, but casino companies do not want to pay that much money.