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Fire causes $107K damage to Henderson home, displaces 4
A cigarette discarded near the garage of a Henderson home caused a fire and displaced four adults Thursday.
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Federal audit rips Nevada’s Hardest Hit Fund contractor for ‘culture of waste and abuse’
Millions of dollars meant to help distressed Nevada homeowners stay in their homes at the height of the recession were squandered by a Nevada contractor on excessive rent, holiday parties, employee gift cards and other lavishness.
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West Virginia names new acting state personnel director
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) - West Virginia is getting a new state head of personnel. A news release Thursday says Joe Thomas has been named acting director of the West Virginia Division of Personnel. Acting Administration Secretary Mary Jane Pickens tapped Thomas to replace Sara Walker, who retired on Aug. 31 ...
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North Las Vegas police: Escaped homicide suspect recaptured
NORTH LAS VEGAS, Nev. (AP) - A homicide suspect has been recaptured, four days after he broke free from handcuffs and fled a Las Vegas-area police station. North Las Vegas police said law officers apprehended Alonso Perez, 25, at a residence about 8 p.m. Tuesday. Police did not release any ...
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The Weekend’s Best Bets
Brian Blessing, Bernie Fratto, Adam Hill and Matt Youmans post their best bets for college football and the NFL.
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Las Vegas stadium proposal will face its biggest hurdle in Nevada Legislature
For those proposing to build a domed stadium with the aid of $750 million in public funding that could deliver Las Vegasan NFL franchise, it will be anything but an unimpeded jog home.
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Las Vegas manager and producer Seth Yudof: When fake weird becomes real weird
While I like a coffee shop in a former furniture warehouse as much as the next guy, the best part of this downtown renaissance is that you hear live music coming from many bar entrances, as if you were on Bourbon Street in New Orleans or 6th Street in Austin.
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An outsize persona drives Hof on campaign trail
Dennis Hof insists he’s the Donald Trump of Nevada.
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EDITORIAL: Free to choose
Plan would let workers opt out of PERS
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Murder suspect who broke cuffs to escape linked to string of other violent crimes
In the weeks leading up to a fatal shooting over a trivial argument outside a North Las Vegas McDonald's, the alleged shooter, who later made headlines for shedding his handcuffs and escaping ...
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In Las Vegas, no neighborhood is safe from burglary
My wife, Patricia, and I drove out of town last weekend for some R&R. However, within minutes of driving onto our Summerlin street, the wonderful feeling of restoration that comes with three days on the waterfront turned into a high-anxiety downer.
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Defense group joins objection to ‘Las Vegas Law’
A group of defense attorneys asked the Nevada Supreme Court to join in a request to prevent the Clark County District Attorney’s television show from filming trials.
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Clark County CFO could be named next county manager
Yolanda King could be named Clark County’s next chief executive officer this month.
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Panel studying Las Vegas stadium plan edges closer to recommendation
The committee considering a plan for a 65,000-seat, $1.9 billion domed football stadium on Thursday moved closer to developing a recommendation to deliver to Gov. Brian Sandoval.
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Knockout Night at the D returns with many Las Vegas boxers
The Knockout Night at the D series returns to the Downtown Las Vegas Events Center Friday, and it’s filled with local flavor. Four Las Vegan boxers are scheduled to compete at the outdoor venue.
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Government workers union backs Democrat in Northern Nevada congressional race
Chip Evans, the Democratic candidate in the 2nd Congressional District race in Northern Nevada, received the endorsement of the American Federation of Government Employees on Thursday.
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North Las Vegas set to add 18 new firefighters with help of grant
Eighteen new firefighters will be hired in North Las Vegas, with help from a $3.67 million grant awarded by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response program.
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Helicopter tour company Papillon inaugurates new helipad service
Papillon Grand Canyon Helicopters on Thursday launched a new set of flights that will take off even closer to Lake Mead, with opening of a helipad at the Hoover Dam Lodge and Casino.
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State officials still not tracking mental health spending
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - California officials still haven't taken steps to better track how $2 billion a year in voter-approved funding for mental health is spent, according to a critical report by a state watchdog, despite an audit 19 months ago that raised the same concerns. The Little Hoover Commission ...
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Girlfriend accused of killing man with vehicle in Las Vegas
LAS VEGAS (AP) - Las Vegas police say the 26-year-old girlfriend of a man found dead near the gate of an apartment complex where they lived together has been arrested in his slaying. Police say Lahtijera (lah-tee-AIR'-ah) Howard was arrested Thursday in the Wednesday death of 34-year-old Darryl White at ...
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First attorney applies to fill Nevada Supreme Court vacancy
A 68-year-old attorney from the Gardnerville-Carson City area is there first person to apply to succeed retired Justice Nancy Saitta on the Nevada Supreme Court. Michael King Powell has worked ...
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Vegas Stripped: The Turquoise Chief of Las Vegas defends Native American heritage — VIDEO
“Turquoise Chief”, as he goes by, owns a the store A Traders Turquoise Chief at 1000 Charleston Blvd. in Las Vegas.
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Las Vegas police arrest woman on murder charge in boyfriend’s death
A suspect has been arrested in connection with a suspicious death Wednesday in the east valley.
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Police video shows Nevada murder suspect break cuffs, escape
NORTH LAS VEGAS, Nev. (AP) — Police video shows a Nevada homicide suspect handcuffed to a table in a police interview room twisting his body to muscle the hinge of handcuffs attaching his right wrist to one of the table's…
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EPA moves to declare toxic Northern Nevada mine Superfund priority
After decades of resistance from the state of Nevada, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is taking the final steps to add an abandoned copper mine in Yerington to the list of the nation's most polluted Superfund sites. The EPA formally proposed ...
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State higher education board tweaks process for hiring school presidents
The 13-member Board of Regents on Thursday voted unanimously to decrease the number of regents required to serve on presidential search committees, which previously called for six members. Under the revised rule, committees can have four to six regents.
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Las Vegas cops recapture man who killed father outside McDonald's
The slippery crook managed to get out of a pair of handcuffs while left unattended.
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Pair hospitalized after crashing moped while evading Las Vegas police
A man and woman are in the hospital after crashing a moped while evading Las Vegas police Thursday afternoon.
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Tonight in L.V.: Mike Tyson; NFL at Herringbone, Lagasse’s Stadium, Beer Park; Tiesto; Lady Reiko; Diamond Dig
Las Vegas resident and former heavyweight boxing champion Mike Tyson resumes his run of his outspoken and candid one-man shows UNDISPUTED TRUTH at Brad Garrett’s Comedy Club in MGM Grand through Oct. 23.
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Advocates press case for legal recreational marijuana
Legalizing marijuana for recreational use in Nevada would create thousands of jobs, reduce black market sales and generate millions of tax dollars for ...
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Coroner IDs men killed in shooting at apartment complex
Two men shot to death Tuesday at a northwest valley apartment complex have been identified by the Clark County Coroner’s Office as Charles Edward Warren, 28, of Las Vegas and Deante Dixon, 24, whose ...
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The Latest: Bail now $1.7M for man in escape, murder cases
LAS VEGAS (AP) - The Latest on charges against a Nevada homicide suspect who escaped from police custody on Friday and was arrested again on Tuesday (all times local): 11:40 a.m. A judge in North Las Vegas set bail at $1.62 million for a Nevada homicide suspect who was re-arrested ...
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Essence & Herbs could bring new life to Montelago Village at Lake Las Vegas
Overall, chef Beni Velazquez and Essence & Herbs have lots to offer, including the potential for better days for Montelago Village.
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Nevada wildlife officials issue warning about coyotes
The Nevada Department of Wildlife is issuing a warning to Northern Nevada residents about potential conflicts with coyotes. Urban Wildlife Coordinator Jessica Heitt tells The Nevada Appeal that coyote pups leave ...
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Murder suspect caught on video breaking cuffs, escaping
NORTH LAS VEGAS, Nev. — A police chief showed video of a Nevada homicide suspect breaking a set of handcuffs before climbing onto a chair to remove a ceiling tile and escape from a North Las Vegas police interview room. Alonso Perez is seen twisting and muscling the hinge of the handcuffs attaching his right...
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$100K bail for homicide suspect accused of escaping police
A Las Vegas judge cited community safety and increased bail to $100,000 for a Nevada homicide suspect who was re-arrested four days after authorities say he broke a set of handcuffs and ...
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Best of Las Vegas and Siena Deli each celebrate 35 years in the city
Located in Village Square at 9500 W. Sahara Ave. in Summerlin, Siena Deli originated on the east side and is one of the most popular and visited Italian delis in Sin City, catering to from the old at heart to the next generation of family members.
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Price of sex rising? Nye County officials consider hiking brothel licensing fees
Brothel owners in Nye County could soon find their businesses more expensive to operate. Proposed changes to the Nye County code on legalized prostitution would increase licensing fees by anywhere from $625 to $5,000 a quarter depending on the number of prostitutes on a brothel's roster ...
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As Las Vegas' NFL stadium marches toward reality, burning questions remain
Where did the Las Vegas stadium project come from? Who would get the profits? What development would surround it? Do residents get a say in any of this?
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Animal cruelty trial postponed for ex-Nevada shelter chief
Trial has been postponed amid talk about a plea deal involving a former animal control supervisor accused of illegally killing dogs at the Boulder City shelter. Court records show that prosecutors and Mary Jo Frazier's attorney decided Tuesday they'll meet again ...
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UberEATS food delivery service debuts in Las Vegas
Uber drivers are now take-out delivery drivers too. The ride-hailing company on Wednesday launched its UberEATS food delivery service in ...
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Clark County Museum exhibit details history behind air field that became Nellis Air Force Base
During World War II, Clark County created the Las Vegas Army Air Field to help train pilots how to use machine guns on bombers. In the 75 years since, it was renamed Nellis Air Force Base, which still has portions of the gunnery school air field. The county is honoring that history with its latest exhibit, “Training the Gunners: America’s First Flexible Gunnery School and the Las Vegas Army Air Field.”
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Las Vegas Girl Scouts deliver cookies, goodwill to Metro police officers
The Girl Scouts of Southern Nevada are working to make the world a better place, one cookie at a time. Last month, the group donated several hundred cases of its famous cookies to an organization it knew worked toward the same goal — the Metropolitan Police Department.
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Natural Grocers opens first Las Vegas Valley locations in NLV, Henderson
In what were once Fresh & Easy locations, Natural Grocers celebrated its grand opening Aug. 9 in North Las Vegas at 6305 Simmons St. and in Henderson at 1660 W. Sunset Road.
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SEE IT: Las Vegas murdr suspect Alonso Perez escapes police
The video shows Alonso Perez — who was accused of killing a man who didn’t hold the door for a woman at McDonald’s — alone in an interrogation room after his arrest last Friday.
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UFC star Miesha Tate saves girl with broken arm while hiking
UFC star Miesha Tate says she's inspired by the tough little girl who broke her arm while hiking near Las Vegas after the mixed martial arts fighter carried the child back down ...
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After yearslong dispute, a Station Casinos property to unionize
Las Vegas' powerful Culinary Union has scored a victory against a holdout casino chain that it has clashed with for more than a decade. The labor group says 67 percent ...
992 points by Las Vegas Sun | Nevada Corporation
UNR professor discovers steak that is a cut above the rest
Amilton de Mello discovered a small cut of beef usually used for hamburger that actually makes a steak that is exceptionally rich and flavorful. The Bonanza cut was born.
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Las Vegas stadium financing expected to dominate panel discussion
The Southern Nevada Tourism Infrastructure Committee has posted four draft recommendations for its final report to Gov. Brian Sandoval, but the most prominent one — on proposed stadium financing — is “pending” and likely will be the meat of the committee’s Thursday afternoon’s meeting at UNLV.
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16-year-old boy shot in Humboldt Park
A 16-year-old boy was shot Tuesday afternoon in the Humboldt Park neighborhood on the West Side.
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