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Campaign Finance Reports Show Another Big Haul for Hutchison
Friday, October 31, 2014
After raising $1 million between the June primary and early October, Lieutenant Governor candidate Mark Hutchison finished the month strong by bringing in an additional $319,000, according to a campaign finance report released today. The haul over the last three weeks amounts to about $15,000 raised per day for Hutchison, bringing his total campaign fundraising to $2.8 million.
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Cubs hire Joe Maddon as manager, fire Rick Renteria
Friday, October 31, 2014
Right after Joe Maddon opted out of his contract with Tampa Bay, the Chicago Cubs were mentioned as a possible landing spot for one of baseball's best managers. Flush with prospects and ready to make a splash in ...
Mexico police questioned in killing of 3 Americans
Friday, October 31, 2014
Authorities were investigating on Friday a possible police connection to the killing of three U.S. citizens visiting their father in Mexico who were found shot to death along with a Mexican friend more than two weeks after going missing. Parents of the three siblings, whose bodies were ...
Prosecutors: Man won’t be charged in Utah killing
Friday, October 31, 2014
Prosecutors have decided not to file criminal charges against a man who fatally shot a former Las Vegas developer in southern Utah. The Washington County Attorney's Office ruled ...
Man swings ax at DC officer in unprovoked attack
Friday, October 31, 2014
A man swung a large ax at a District of Columbia police officer in an unprovoked attack early Friday, and the officer suffered a minor injury while struggling with the man, who escaped on foot, police said. The officer was sitting in a marked police car when the man ...
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Ex-band member guilty in drum major’s hazing death
Friday, October 31, 2014
A former Florida A&M band member accused of being the ringleader of a brutal hazing ritual known as "Crossing Bus C" that killed a drum major was convicted Friday of manslaughter and felony hazing. Dante Martin, 27, was the first to ...
Liberia opens 1 of largest Ebola treatment centers
Friday, October 31, 2014
Remembering those who have died in the world's deadliest Ebola outbreak, Liberia's president opened one of the country's largest Ebola treatment centers in Monrovia on Friday amid hopes that the disease is finally on the decline in ...
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Graffiti Trending at National Parks
Friday, October 31, 2014
A series of graffiti-like paintings on rocks in National Parks across the West set off a furor on social media this month, angering people who say they desecrated some of the nation's most famously picturesque landscapes. They've also created a headache for park managers who have the delicate task of cleaning up the sites without causing further damage. It won't be easy to get rid of ...
Don’t forget to set your clocks back
Friday, October 31, 2014
Most people in the United States are getting an extra hour of sleep this weekend, thanks to the annual shift back to standard time. Officially, the change comes at 2 a.m. Sunday, but most people set their clocks back before ...
Challenger running Horsford ad featuring Obama in rural Nevada
Challenger running Horsford ad featuring Obama in rural Nevada
Friday, October 31, 2014
Rep. Steven Horsford is getting free help sharing one of his newest political ads — from Republican challenger Cresent Hardy. In an attempt to rally North Las Vegas Democrats ...
4 injured in crash of SUV, ambulance on emergency call
4 injured in crash of SUV, ambulance on emergency call
Friday, October 31, 2014
Four people, including two paramedics, were hospitalized today after an SUV and an ambulance responding to an emergency call collided in a southwest valley intersection. The accident happened ...
Spacecraft for tourists explodes on test flight
Spacecraft for tourists explodes on test flight
Friday, October 31, 2014
A winged spaceship designed to take tourists on excursions beyond Earth's atmosphere exploded during a test flight Friday over the Mojave Desert, killing a pilot in the second fiery setback for commercial space travel in less than a week. Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo blew apart after ...
2 teens hurt in car hood-surfing accident
2 teens hurt in car hood-surfing accident
Friday, October 31, 2014
Police are identifying two teenagers who were badly hurt and a 19-year-old driver who was jailed on felony driving under the influence charges in an apparent hood-surfing accident after ...
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Starbucks plans to offer delivery service
Friday, October 31, 2014
After reporting disappointing quarterly sales Thursday, Starbucks said it will offer a delivery option on its mobile app in select areas of the U.S starting next year. The Seattle-based company declined to provide more details, but has been pushing to get people to use its app as a way to ...
Lawyer to seek back wages for up to 20,000 strippers
Lawyer to seek back wages for up to 20,000 strippers
Friday, October 31, 2014
A Las Vegas lawyer says he plans to file a class-action lawsuit seeking back wages for up to 20,000 strippers after a court ruling this week that dancers are club employees and not independent contractors. The Nevada Supreme Court ruled ...

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