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August 22, 2014

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Epidemics and the global village
The agitating Ebola emergency has captured headlines. There are some who undoubtedly assume this kind of epidemic is unusual. However …
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Destruction of chemical weapons shows U.S. may know what it’s doing
Disparate, simultaneous crises around the world have put the Obama administration’s foreign policy on trial in recent weeks. The forward march of Islamic State insurgents in Iraq has led to …
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Can anyone stunt Liberty’s growing Sunrise Region dynasty?
Photo: From left, Liberty High School football  players J For an example of Liberty High’s recent supremacy on the gridiron, consider that kids starting high school as freshmen this year weren’t yet out of elementary school the last time the Patriots lost a game ...
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NFL betting primer: Vegas odds, picks and preview of the AFC East
NFL betting primer: Vegas odds, picks and preview of the AFC East The wave of money on the Patriots to go over 11 wins hardly seems surprising. New England has equaled or bettered 11-5 in the regular season in eight of the past 10 years ...
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Don’t miss more opportunities
Threats against the United States must be taken seriously these days. …
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Plan ahead for these road projects in the coming week in the Las Vegas Valley
Photo: Road closed Here’s a look at some of the roadwork or road closings you might encounter in the coming week across the …
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A look inside Nevada’s death row with a federal defense attorney
For decades, Michael Pescetta has sought to help dozens of defendants facing Nevada’s often imposed yet seldom used death penalty. And in a state with a per capita death penalty rate that ranks fourth in ...
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With its small casino floor, is SLS offering a look at the future of Las Vegas?
Photo: A look at the new SLS Las Vegas on Tuesday, Aug. 1 At about 60,000 square feet, the casino floor at SLS Las Vegas is smaller than many on the Strip. But the new resort's operators say they're confident that ...
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Fracking concerns go unanswered
In January, my wife and I purchased a home in Gillman Springs, smack in the middle of Nevada. We fell in love with the people and scenery that …
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Ferguson fallout: A call for police 'body cams'
Photo: In this Feb. 11, 2014, image from video released b What if Michael Brown's last moments had been recorded? The fatal police shooting of the unarmed black teenager in Ferguson, Missouri is prompting calls for more officers to wear so-called "body cameras," simple, lapel-mounted gadgets ...
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Zipping the Light Fantastic
Photo: Slotzilla Take a pull on SlotZilla and the jackpot is an airborne trip down Fremont Street.
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Wondrous Woman
Photo: Hair and Makeup by Sarah Barker Checking in with PIN UP star Claire Sinclair about the show, life and Comic Con.
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First-Class Fare
Photo: Colorado lamb chops A revamped Charcoal Room sets the tone for steaks at Palace Station.
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Q&A: Matt Kazam
Photo: Matt Kazam It all started when Matt Kazam fell in the shower.
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An Edge in Folk
An Edge in Folk David Gray goes beyond “Babylon” touring his latest release, Mutineers.
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Throwback Throwdown
Photo: Fuel Fuel, Drowning Pool, Royal Bliss and Local H light up Fremont Street Experience stage.
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LeMisha Fields
LeMisha Fields Manager oversees the vows and wows at The Wedding Chapels at T.I.
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Bringing the Indie Love
Bringing the Indie Love By drawing on the past, the Avetts have achieved huge success in the present.
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