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Las Vegas

Officer-involved shooting leaves pedestrian dead at Red Rock Canyon – Las Vegas Sun

Las Vegas SunA man died this afternoon after an officer-involved shooting in the Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area outside Las Vegas. The shooting happened about noon on State Route 159 at mile marker 11 after a Nevada Highway Patrol trooper and two …Police Kill Suspect In Red Rock CanyonCBS LocalTrooper, rangers ‘felt their lives […]

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Sports

Jose Aldo is UFC 169’s ‘Fighter to Watch’ in Newark – MMAmania.com

MMAmania.comUFC Featherweight Champion Jose Aldo could be on the brink of creating a “super” fight if he comes out victorious later tonight (Sat., Feb, 1, 2014) against Ricardo Lamas in his co-main match at UFC 169. No pressure … Tweet Share on Twitter Share …Father’s Cuban revolutionary roots inspire Ricardo Lamas in underdog roleFOXSports.comMMA: Dana […]

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Las Vegas

Not a football fan? Las Vegas offers plenty of alternatives to the Super Bowl – Las Vegas Review-Journal

Las Vegas Review-JournalVolunteer docent Dolores Barrett, right, shows fellow volunteer docent Charmay Alonzo a machine designed by Leonardo da Vinci at the Leonardo da Vinci: Machines in Motion exhibit at the Springs Preserve in Las Vegas Friday, Jan. 31, 2014. Alonzo works … …read more Source: Las Vegas News By Google

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Las Vegas

For Las Vegas, it’s a record-setting, windy day – Las Vegas Sun

Las Vegas SunDuring a 40-minute period today, starting just before 9 a.m., the temperature at the National Weather Service’s official Las Vegas recording station at McCarran International Airport rose from 57 to 70 degrees, according to meteorologist Chris Outler …Calendar quirk spurs strongest passenger growth at McCarran since ’12Las Vegas Review-JournalLas Vegas airport sees most […]

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Las Vegas

CCSD makes strides in quest to increase graduation rate – Las Vegas Sun

Las Vegas SunSilverado High School graduate Bogart Banteurt celebrates as his name is announced during the Clark County School District’s second annual summer high school graduation ceremony for summer school graduates and at-risk students at the Las Vegas …CCSD graduation rate up nearly 10 percent from 2012MyNews3 Las Vegas KSNVCCSD bolsters graduation rate by correcting […]

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Las Vegas

Las Vegas police: Man fatally shot during possible road rage fight – Las Vegas Review-Journal

Las Vegas Review-JournalLas Vegas police: Man fatally shot during possible road rage fight. web1_roadrage_012114JL_02.jpg. A damaged car is seen at the scene of a fatal road rage incident near the corner of Tropicana Avenue and Rainbow Boulevard in Las Vegas Tuesday, Jan.Motorist with two children gunned down in possible road rageLas Vegas SunPolice investigating man […]

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Las Vegas

Super Bowl 49 odds – Two Las Vegas books update next season’s futures board – SportingNews.com

SportingNews.comWith Super Bowl 48 now set – the Broncos and Seahawks have punched their tickets to New York – odds for Super Bowl 49 have been updated in Las Vegas. The four conference semifinalists from this season top the odds boards at both William Hill and the …Las Vegas favors Broncos by 2 points9NEWS.comSuper Bowl […]

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Las Vegas

Lee lays out North Las Vegas plan, and sets a high bar – Las Vegas Review-Journal (blog)

Las Vegas Review-Journal (blog)North Las Vegas Mayor John Lee’s concise 25-minute State of the City speech was serious. Of course, he has reason to be serious. The city’s financial shape is dismal. A projected deficit of $152.6 million over seven years must be taken seriously …North Las Vegas mayor rallies entire valley to help his […]

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Las Vegas

Arena proposal calls for $239 million from Las Vegas, some raised through … – Las Vegas Review-Journal

Las Vegas Review-JournalThe city of Las Vegas plans to continue working with Cordish Companies to develop a $390 million downtown sports arena, with the city paying $239 million raised in part by a special tax on downtown businesses. The terms are attached to a proposal to … and more …read more Source: Las Vegas News […]

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Las Vegas

Man, 20, killed in snowboarding accident on Mount Charleston – Las Vegas Sun

Las Vegas SunA 20-year-old Las Vegas man was killed Tuesday in a snowboarding accident at the Las Vegas Ski and Snowboard Resort on Mount Charleston. The Clark County Coroner’s Office identified him as Christopher Jeffrey Ruby. Ski patrol members responded …Las Vegas snowboarder died of chest trauma in accidentReno Gazette-JournalSnowboarding accident claims the life of […]

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Las Vegas

Officials ID Vegas snowboarder dead in accident – Las Vegas Sun

Las Vegas SunLAS VEGAS (AP) — Authorities have identified a 20-year-old Las Vegas man who died in a snowboarding accident at a southern Nevada ski resort. Clark County coroner’s officials say Christopher Jeffery Ruby died at University Medical Center after …Man dies in Mount Charleston snowboarding accidentLas Vegas Review-JournalVegas man identified in fatal Mt. Charleston […]

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Entertainment

The Massive Civilian-Military Divide — In Two Emails – Houston Chronicle

Houston ChronicleEarlier today I wrote a post about CNN anchor Jake Tapper, who’s come under fire after an interview with Marcus Luttrell, the Navy SEAL who inspired the film “Lone Survivor.” I won’t rehash the entire post (you can read it right here if you’d like), but Tapper …Review: Patriotism, pashtunwali in ‘Lone Survivor’ABS CBN […]

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Las Vegas

Senior deputy completes ascent to take reins of Las Vegas Valley Water District – Las Vegas Sun

Senior deputy completes ascent to take reins of Las Vegas Valley Water DistrictLas Vegas SunFifteen years after he was hired out of law school to join the Las Vegas Valley Water District’s legal department, John Entsminger has been chosen to take the agency’s top job, replacing Pat Mulroy, who will retire next month after 25 […]

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Las Vegas

North Las Vegas mayor says city deceitfully played games with finances – Las Vegas Sun

Las Vegas SunFinancially beleaguered North Las Vegas is in even greater trouble than previously acknowledged, the result of “games” being played in how the city balances it books, according to Mayor John Lee. At issue, Lee says, is how the city’s municipal water …North Las Vegas police investigate car pulled from park pondLas Vegas Review-JournalNLV: […]

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Las Vegas

Air Force shocks Rebels 75-68 – Las Vegas Review-Journal

Las Vegas Review-JournalUNLV’s Kevin Olekaibe (3) shoots over the Air Force Academy’s Justin Hammonds (3) and Chase Kammerer (44) during their basketball game at the Thomas & Mack Center in Las Vegas on Jan. 4, 2014. (Jason Bean/Las Vegas Review-Journal).Analysis: UNLV’s inability to defend home floor hurts Mountain West chancesLas Vegas SunAir Force holds the […]

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Las Vegas

Macau casinos hit jackpot with $45B in revenue – Las Vegas Sun

Las Vegas SunThe former Portuguese colony’s once-lethargic casino market has thrived since the government ended a gambling monopoly a decade ago and let in foreign players such as Las Vegas Sands Corp. and Wynn Resorts Ltd. The ensuing competition has …Macau gaming revenues reach record $45.2 billion in 2013Las Vegas Review-JournalLas Vegas Sands, Wynn Rise […]