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October 23, 2014

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Bill Clinton coming to Nevada to shore up Democratic support
Photo: Former President Bill Clinton speaks during Samsun With two weeks before the election, President Bill Clinton is planning to come to Nevada to rally Democratic support at the polls. His team isn’t yet releasing details of when, where and for how long ...
11:44 a.m.
Cliven Bundy, congressional candidate lament political correctness
Cliven Bundy, congressional candidate lament political correctness The Nevada rancher who was criticized earlier this year for suggesting black people were better off as slaves is raising eyebrows again. Cliven Bundy appears in a campaign ad to elect ...
11:12 a.m.
White House fence jumper charged with assault
Photo: Secret Service respond on the North Lawn of the Wh The 23-year-old Maryland man who climbed over the White House fence Wednesday night has been charged with felonies for assaulting two police dogs and making threats, the Secret Service said Thursday. Dominic Adesanya of Bel ...
11:00 a.m.
Coroner: Domestic fight victim died of multiple stab wounds
Photo: A Metro Police crime scene truck shown by a home i Authorities have ruled that a woman found dead earlier this week after a domestic violence incident at her Las Vegas home died of multiple stab wounds. Clark County coroner's officials have ruled ...
10:47 a.m.
Allegiant jet returns to Las Vegas airport after reported engine trouble
Allegiant jet returns to Las Vegas airport after reported engine trouble A flight that took off from McCarran International Airport this morning returned after reports of an engine problem, an airport official said. Allegiant Air Flight 580 took off about ...
Updated 12:00 p.m.
Mom of Canada shooting suspect: I cry for victims, not son
Photo: RCMP intervention team members clear the area at t The mother of the man accused of killing a soldier at Ottawa's war memorial then storming Parliament before being shot dead says she is crying for the victims of the shooting, not her son. In ...
10:18 a.m.
Metro Police officer arrested on child pornography counts
Metro Police officer arrested on child pornography counts A Metro Police patrol officer has been arrested on counts of possession and distribution of child pornography, the department announced today. The officer, identified as ...
Updated 12:03 p.m.
Coroner IDs man killed in ATV rollover
Authorities have identified a 68-year-old Las Vegas man who died when his ATV rolled in a southern Nevada off-roading area over the weekend. Clark County coroner's officials say ...
8:52 a.m.
1 killed in single-car crash into utility pole
1 killed in single-car crash into utility pole An 18-year-old woman was killed and another woman injured Wednesday night when a car reportedly involved in a theft at a convenience store crashed into ...
Updated 10:04 a.m.
Star of the year Britney Spears to receive her day, key to the Strip
Photo: Britney Spears celebrates her official arrival at To recognize Britney Spears’ incredible success story, I can report that on Nov. 5, Clark County commissioners will proclaim it “Britney Spears Day,” and commission Chairman Steve Sisolak will present her with an official proclamation ...
7:00 a.m.
Sen. Warren makes the case
Sen. Elizabeth Warren says she isn’t running for president. At this rate, however, she may have to.
2:03 a.m.
What energy crisis?
There is something extraordinary happening on Main Street, in the suburban strips and at country stores: Workers are lowering the prices on the signs for gasoline.
2:02 a.m.
Ideology of the Dark Ages
I am responding to the Oct. 11 column “Incomplete caricature of Islam” by Nicholas Kristof, a columnist for The New York Times.
2:02 a.m.
How to restart health care reform
Midterm elections are coming, and both parties are lobbing grenades about health care. Despite the furious rhetoric, the two sides are more alike than they realize. Both spent decades pursuing policies that obstruct health care’s ...
2:01 a.m.
Oncologists against margin tax
On behalf of the Nevada Oncology Society, I want to express my concern with the statewide Ballot Question 3, referred to as “The Margin Tax Initiative” or “The Education Initiative.” Nevada Oncology Society is a ...
2:01 a.m.
'They love it': Prized PBR bulls bask in serene South Point digs before moments of fury
Photo: The South Point is housing bulls this week for a c Beyond the gaming tables and past the slot machines at the South Point, crews are carefully watching over a treasure trove. Although it may not smell like it. To their owners and caretakers, the bulls ...
2:00 a.m.
Some new Rebels bonding over similar hardscrabble backgrounds
Some new Rebels bonding over similar hardscrabble backgrounds Chased out of New Orleans by Hurricane Katrina, a 9-year-old Jordan Cornish went from the relative calm of home life with his two parents to a new city where ...
2:00 a.m.
Vegas pick ’em: NFL week 8 winners against the spread
Photo: Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver A.J. Green (18) a Just consider Talking Points the Cincinnati Bengals. After a dominant start to the season, the Vegas pick ’em has lost overall in two of the past three weeks with a virtual push also mixed in ...
2:00 a.m.
Clark coaching legend Barnson gets ultimate honor
Photo: Clark High School named its football field this mo In the week of practice before the 1993 high school football state championship game, Clark High School coach Larry Barnson repeatedly schooled players on how to defend the Hail Mary. In the 1989 state game, ...
2:00 a.m.
Eric Trump talks Atlantic City, ‘Apprentice,’ return of pageants to Las Vegas
Photo: Eric Trump hosts a party at Trump International Ho “What did Las Vegas do that Atlantic City didn’t? You built the best restaurants, you built the best shows, you have Red Rock Canyon, you have an unbelievable airport and the best convention facilities in ...
2:00 a.m.
Kindergarten today: It’s no longer as easy as ABC
Photo: Kindergarten teacher Raeleen Martinez works with h The kindergartners walk into Raeleen Martinez’s classroom and begin digging through their superhero and princess backpacks for their reading booklets. Martinez’s sing-song voice and perpetual smile welcome them to her class at Martinez Elementary School ...
2:00 a.m.
Jose Aldo riled up for once going into Chad Mendes rematch at UFC 179
Photo: Jose Aldo, left, of Brazil celebrates after beatin Laughter is the universal language. Jose Aldo was on the other end of the phone last week in Rio de Janeiro speaking in his native Portuguese with an interpreter turning the UFC featherweight champion’s words ...
2:00 a.m.
Must-hear music: 12 Life Is Beautiful acts you won’t want to miss
Must-hear music: 12 Life Is Beautiful acts you won’t want to miss Start planning your festival experience around these dozen acts.
12:05 a.m.
What’s with the giant slides? Artists take over Western Hotel at Life Is Beautiful
Photo: Artist Eric Tillinghast of Los Angeles poses by in “Freefall” is a vertical move from Tillinghast’s courtyard water installation (a 30-by-60-foot reservoir) last year at the Odyssey,
12:00 a.m.
Life Is Beautiful: Five burning questions
Life Is Beautiful: Five burning questions Life Is Beautiful 2014 Preview: How will this year compare to last year? Plus so much more!
12:00 a.m.
Life Is Beautiful's street-art program returns to give Downtown a punch of color
Photo: Pedestrians pass by a mural by Sush Machida and Ti A whimsical wall by locals Sush Machida and Tim Bavington and more.
12:00 a.m.
Bite into LIB: Five tasty dishes to try
Photo: Bronze Cafe's Tree of Life One of the things setting Life Is Beautiful apart from other festivals is its impressive culinary component. Try these five bites!
12:00 a.m.
9 survival tips for Life Is Beautiful 2014
Photo: Life Is Beautiful festival survival tips Festivals + flip-flops = Bad. Sitting once in a while = good.
12:00 a.m.
Come Together: Las Vegas Philharmonic and Cirque's 'Love' pair up at Life Is Beautiful
Photo: Take a look inside the most unique set of the week Orchestral renditions of "Eleanor Rigby" and professional aerialists? You won't want to miss this.
12:00 a.m.

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