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October 23, 2014

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Kindergarten today: It’s no longer as easy as ABC
Thursday, October 23, 2014
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Today’s kindergarten is more than just day care with a little learning. Under the Nevada Academic Content Standards, more is expected from kids at younger ages, such as ...
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'They love it': Prized PBR bulls bask in serene South Point digs before moments of fury
Thursday, October 23, 2014
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 being housed at the resort for ...
Police: Suspect fires shots at carjacking scene in Spring Valley
Police: Suspect fires shots at carjacking scene in Spring Valley
Wednesday, October 22, 2014
A carjacking suspect fired shots before fleeing the scene of the crime in the southwest valley this evening.
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‘Arab Idol’ winner wants to give back to Gaza
Wednesday, October 22, 2014
Last year's feel-good winner of the TV singing contest "Arab Idol" said Wednesday he wants to give back to Gaza, where he grew up, by setting up an arts center nurturing young musicians, writers and ...
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Kenny G distances himself from Hong Kong protesters
Wednesday, October 22, 2014
Smooth jazz star Kenny G insisted Thursday he's not a foreign provocateur supporting Hong Kong's pro-democracy protests, after Beijing signaled its displeasure over his inharmonious visit and repeated concerns about ...
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University defends response to threat to speaker
Wednesday, October 22, 2014
Facing faculty concerns about guns on the campus of Utah State University, the school's president is responding to accusations that the institution acted irresponsibly after a threat against ...
Las Vegas Weekly, VEGAS INC websites are finalists in EPPY Awards
Las Vegas Weekly, VEGAS INC websites are finalists in EPPY Awards
Wednesday, October 22, 2014
Two Greenspun Media Group websites have been named finalists for Editor & Publisher’s EPPY Award, the top honor in online journalism. The sites ...
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Nevada to oppose new arguments in gay rights case
Wednesday, October 22, 2014
Gov. Brian Sandoval says Nevada will oppose an effort by opponents of same-sex marriages to get the full 9th Circuit Court of Appeals to hear arguments to ban gay marriage in ...
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California prisons end segregation policy
Wednesday, October 22, 2014
California prison officials have agreed to end a policy that segregated inmates based on their race after a riot. The policy was challenged in a 2008 inmate lawsuit and deemed unconstitutional by ...
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Magic Johnson ready to assist tech in diversity
Wednesday, October 22, 2014
Retired Los Angeles Laker Magic Johnson became famous for dishing out assists to his teammates during his Hall of Fame basketball career. Now, as an entrepreneur focused on minority markets ...
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Beaten Giants fan shows significant progress
Wednesday, October 22, 2014
Bryan Stow, the San Francisco Giants fan who suffered a traumatic brain injury in a 2011 beating by two Los Angeles Dodgers fans, is cracking jokes, fist-bumping and hoping to one day ...
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Judge nixes Teresa Giudice’s halfway house bid
Wednesday, October 22, 2014
A federal judge won't recommend that prison officials allow "Real Housewives of New Jersey" star Teresa Giudice to serve most of her prison sentence in a halfway house. A lawyer for Giudice had filed a letter with a judge in Newark this week, asking for ...
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Man apprehended after jumping White House fence
Wednesday, October 22, 2014
A 23-year-old Maryland man was in custody Wednesday night after he climbed over the White House fence and was swiftly apprehended on the North Lawn by uniformed ...
Last of four defendants in convenience store robbery spree is sentenced
Last of four defendants in convenience store robbery spree is sentenced
Wednesday, October 22, 2014
The last defendant from a convenience store robbery spree in April 2012 was sentenced to prison this week. Michael Hall, 28, was sentenced on Monday to 16 years in prison and ...
Lane restrictions on Cheyenne Avenue for sewer work
Wednesday, October 22, 2014
A portion of westbound Cheyenne Avenue will be restricted to a single lane from 9 p.m. to 5:30 a.m. Sunday through Oct. 30 for ...

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