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September 14, 2014

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Community still coming to grips with why Michael Brown’s body was left in the street
Photo: The casket of Michael Brown sits inside Friendly T The indignation was instantaneous. Neighbors in Canfield Green poured from their apartments and stared at 18-year-old Michael Brown, unarmed, face down in the street, shot dead by a police officer. Then, fueled by camera phones ...
6:56 p.m.
Hurricane Odile could bring more storms to Las Vegas area this week
After last week's storms, road closures and flood damage to homes, vehicles and interstates, the Las Vegas Valley could use a break from the rain, but that break may be interrupted by another storm: Hurricane ...
6:01 p.m.
Next week's opening lines: Super Bowl rematch between Broncos, Seahawks highlights Week 3 in NFL
Photo: Seattle Seahawks' quarterback Russell Wilson, left When they met in last season’s Super Bowl, the Denver Broncos were a small betting favorite against the Seattle Seahawks. A rematch of the Super Bowl highlights the Week 3 schedule next Sunday in the ...
5:23 p.m.
Two dead after two vehicles carrying family members crash on 215
Two people died in a vehicle crash Saturday evening, according to the Nevada Highway Patrol.
1:20 p.m.
Police suspect woman found dead in North Las Vegas apartment was murdered
North Las Vegas Police are investigating the murder of a 52-year-old woman who died Saturday evening.
12:57 p.m.
Playboy Playmate Jessica Burciaga hosts at Crazy Horse III Gentlemen’s Club
Photo: Jessica Burciaga, second from right, with Tania Ma The light brunette bombshell, who wore a barely there black gown that left very little to the imagination, was accompanied by sexy gal pal Tania Marie, and the ladies enjoyed VIP bottle service at a ...
9:03 a.m.
Marc Anthony and Joey Vega take the Axis at Planet Hollywood stage
Photo: Marc Anthony performs in Axis at Planet Hollywood The Mexican Independence Day Weekend celebrations continued Saturday night as superstar Marc Anthony and opening act Joey Vega performed in Axis at Planet Hollywood, the home of Britney Spears’ residency show “Britney: Piece of Me.”
8:38 a.m.
Maybe Bush could advise on Iraq
Considering all the experience that George W. Bush has gained in Iraq, I propose that President Barack Obama appoint Bush as an adviser with the title of chief White House strategist for Iraq.
2:03 a.m.
Out of the depths of the Great Recession — a new, more resilient Nevada emerges
What a difference four years makes. In Fall 2010, Brookings Mountain West began program planning for a statewide gathering to discuss the broken Nevada economy. In January 2011, UNLV hosted an event—Nevada 2.0—in coordination with ...
2:03 a.m.
America’s history of protesting the most recent immigrants
We like to say the United States is a nation of immigrants from everywhere who get along together, a melting pot that works. It’s partly hard-won truth, partly comforting national myth. (The riots in Ferguson, ...
2:02 a.m.
Don’t judge all casinos the same
The headline of the Aug. 31 letter “Something missing at casinos today” actually should have been “A bad day at Santa Fe Station.”
2:02 a.m.
Focus on fashion really wears on me
In honor of Fashion Week, which as I write is underway in New York City, let me describe how I prepare in the morning for another busy day at the word factory.
2:01 a.m.
A question for Southern Nevada legislators
So, what have you done for us lately? I always questioned the foolishness implied by this question because any reasonable answer knowingly discounts all that people, programs and projects have done over the years for ...
2:01 a.m.
Sept. 11 attacks are incomparable
I agree with the writer of the Sept. 4 letter “Remember another Sept. 11 tragedy” that the Mountain Meadows Massacre was a tragic event culminating in a great number of murdered civilians. But please be ...
2:01 a.m.
People on the Move: Sept. 14-20
In the people: Michelle Orlando, Zev Kaplan, Tim Copenhefer, R. Gardner Jolley, Kimberly Frayn, Michael Adams, Dalton L. Hooks, Michael Roberson, Holly Reese, Polly Weinstein, Brian McAnallen, John Humphries, Rex Doty, Rae Erickson, Abigail Spencer, ...
2:00 a.m.
Businesses compete for next generation’s spending
Photo: A festival goer takes a selfie during Kaskade's se To get millennials’ money, companies find that they need to adjust their messaging to reach the audience ...
2:00 a.m.
Odometer can’t measure volunteer driver’s impact
Photo: Driven to serve others, Paul Stanley is a voluntee Las Vegas is often billed as a great place to retire. But what happens if your health starts failing you and you can't drive — and there's no family living nearby? The question haunted Paul ...
2:00 a.m.
The answer to a heavy query is the Rainbow Quarry
Photo: A 700 million-year-old metaquartzite and brass bou As one hotel opens its doors and shows off a giant boulder in its lobby, another repurposes door handles to create a chandelier, and a third is holding a giant garage sale, of sorts.
2:00 a.m.
Health care honcho says greater efficiency is on the horizon
Photo: Rod Davis, Senior VP of Operations at Dignity Heal What will the nation's health care system look like in 25 years? The senior vice president of operations at Dignity Health Nevada weighs in on what's to come ...
2:00 a.m.
What exactly is Tesla building up there?
Photo: This June 22, 2012, photo shows a Tesla Model S el Tesla Motors chose Northern Nevada as the location for its lithium-ion battery plant. In five minutes, we’ll make you an expert on what a lithium-ion battery is, how it’s made and the difference between it ...
2:00 a.m.
The List: Chambers of commerce
Find out about chambers of commerce. This week, we rank them by number of members as of Aug. 1.
2:00 a.m.
Firms helps guide Las Vegas with adaptive architecture
Photo: Craig Sean Palacios and Tina Wichmann, owners of l A local architect and interior design firm is part community, part creativity and wholly dedicated to helping Las Vegas grow into an adaptive city in the vein of Chicago or San Francisco.
2:00 a.m.
Ignore the name: Nicco Fertitta’s work ethic is what makes him stand out on football field
Photo: Bishop Gorman strong safety Nicco Fertitta partici He's heard the criticism that he's not big enough or talented enough to play at Notre Dame. But he keeps studying the game, working harder than anyone else and making plays ...
2:00 a.m.
Follow these steps when choosing a doctor
Photo: Doctor accusations It may be daunting, but when it comes to your health, picking the right professional is essential ...
2:00 a.m.
Charity works up a lather to donate soap to the needy
Photo: Mike Brennan, left, and James Benson sort hotel sh Clean the World has grown from a garage operation into an international nonprofit organization, and now it’s aiming for a world record.
2:00 a.m.
It’s time for an honest discussion about guns in America
Hyperbole from advocates on both sides of the gun debate has made it almost impossible to sort through all the shouting and have a sober, adult debate about the role of guns in modern-day America.
2:00 a.m.
So which would you pay for: Child or Ferrari?
The cost of raising a child has become exorbitant, and it affects business owners as well as employees. So what can we do to offset those expenses?
2:00 a.m.
Movement stalled on development in Symphony Park
Photo: Artist's rendering of proposed stadium. Despite major projects being built, 90 percent of the urban village is vacant ...
2:00 a.m.
Don’t get duped by an inaccurate poll
It matters how survey questions are phrased and who is asking them.
2:00 a.m.
Wild Vegas: Hundreds of animal species call Southern Nevada home
Photo: A bighorn sheep is seen along the Railroad Trail a Experts warn that how long they last may largely be up to us.
2:00 a.m.
The Data: Sept. 14-20
All of the information your business needs: Bid opportunities, bankruptcies filed and building permits issued. To add to our data, email us at [email protected]
2:00 a.m.
Twice widowed, she finds a way to forgive her husbands’ killers
Twice widowed, she finds a way to forgive her husbands’ killers It took three years for the case against Zita Doyle’s husband's killer to be resolved. And now, for the second time in 11 years, the Southern Nevada woman is picking up the pieces after her ...
2:00 a.m.
Beating Manny Pacquiao is all that's left for Floyd Mayweather Jr.
Beating Manny Pacquiao is all that's left for Floyd Mayweather Jr. There’s one fight left for Floyd Mayweather Jr. to take. Just one opponent for the pound-for-pound boxing king to square off against: Manny Pacquiao. It’s the fight most fans are desperate to see. Minutes after ...
1:00 a.m.

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