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April 20, 2014

Las Vegas Sun

Why one inmate costs taxpayers more than $400,000 a year

Why one inmate costs taxpayers more than $400,000 a year

Posted 2:00 a.m.

The family of convicted murderer Jamie Hein has been denied its request to care for her at home. Hein, who suffers from a rare condition that inflames with stress, needs multiple drug infusions per week, and the state foots the bill for it ...

Fabricio Werdum, right, and Travis Browne fight during a UFC mixed martial arts bout on Saturday, April 19, 2014, in Orlando, Fla. Werdum won.

AP / Reinhold Matay

Fabricio Werdum, right, and Travis Browne fight during a UFC mixed martial arts bout on Saturday, April 19, 2014, in Orlando, Fla. Werdum won.

UFC on Fox 11

Debating Fabricio Werdum’s chances against Cain Velasquez

Posted 9:00 p.m.

File the failure to put a television camera on heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez during UFC on Fox 11 on Saturday evening under missed opportunities. Broadcasting Velasquez as he watched Fabricio Werdum rout Travis Browne by unanimous decision (50-45, 50-45, 49-46) in Orlando, Fla., would have been the only way to tell whether ...

Weekly Q&A: Beauty phenom Claude Baruk’s American dream

Weekly Q&A: Beauty phenom Claude Baruk's American dream

Posted 6:09 p.m.

As managing director of Wynn and Encore salons since 2013, Claude Baruk is working on a massive reinvention of the former while transforming hair at the latter through cuts, colors and treatments designed to make each client feel ...

Sports

Ethier’s homer propels Dodgers over Diamondbacks

Los Angeles Dodgers outfielders Andre Ethier, right, and Matt Kemp, left, celebrate a three-run home run hit by Ethier in front of Arizona Diamondbacks catcher Miguel Montero during the fourth inning of a baseball game Saturday, April 19, 2014, in Los Angeles.

Jae C. Hong / AP

Los Angeles Dodgers outfielders Andre Ethier, right, and Matt Kemp, left, celebrate a three-run home run hit by Ethier in front of Arizona Diamondbacks catcher Miguel Montero during the fourth inning of a baseball game Saturday, April 19, 2014, in Los Angeles.

Posted 9:11 p.m.

Andre Ethier hit a three-run homer and the Los Angeles Dodgers rallied from an early four-run deficit to beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 8-6 on Saturday. Dan Haren (3-0) was charged with ...

The Kats Report

Guy Fieri opens Strip restaurant in hair-raising fashion

Guy Fieri works a patio grill at The Quad helping to serve burgers to fans outside his first Las Vegas restaurant, Guy Fieri's Vegas Kitchen & Bar on Friday, April 4, 2014.

Guy Fieri is playing the Strip, and this is all too appropriate. The UNLV graduate (he has a degree in hospitality management) is a spicy figure, to put it mildly. Adorned with a lot of good ink up and down his arms, his ...

Posted 2:08 p.m.

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