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Sheriff's office: Military jet crashes in Virginia
Wednesday, August 27, 2014
A sheriff's dispatcher says authorities are searching for a military jet that crashed in western Virginia. Witnesses reported hearing a loud noise that sounded like ...
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Burning Man brings counterculture to a small Nevada town but falls short of an economic boom
Wednesday, August 27, 2014
Fernley:
The city of Fernley is among the last signs of civilization on the road to the Burning Man festival. The majority of the 60,000 beatniks, bohemians, freethinkers and adventurers attending ...
Photo: Detainees sleep in a holding cell at a U.S. Custom
Las Vegans remain focused on immigration overload despite falloff in media coverage
Wednesday, August 27, 2014
IMMIGRATION:
The national news media may have moved on to topics like the racial crisis in Ferguson, Mo., and fighting in the Middle East, but immigration attorneys and advocates say the fight is just beginning over how to handle ...
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Southern California prepares as big waves brew
Tuesday, August 26, 2014
Surfers and gawkers crowded beaches Tuesday while workers hurried to fortify beaches and sandbag low-lying areas against flooding from the serious surf expected to peak Wednesday, brought on by ...
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Boy hurt in California quake: ‘I should be dead’
Tuesday, August 26, 2014
Thirteen-year-old Nicholas Dillon's screams could be heard throughout his pitch black house when the earth shook and the falling bricks hit him. His mother, who later called it the worst night of her life, couldn't ...
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Pacquiao to help set up boxing academy in China
Tuesday, August 26, 2014
Manny Pacquiao is setting up a boxing institute in China and believes the country of 1.4 billion people can produce professional world champions. Pacquiao said Wednesday that he has partnered with a Chinese company and the Chinese government to set up an institute in ...
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American, US Airways will stop listing on Orbitz
Tuesday, August 26, 2014
American Airlines and US Airways are pulling flight listings from Orbitz-run websites in a long-running dispute over fees that the travel company charges to list and sell ...
Lawyer wants feds to probe BLM shooting of pedestrian near Red Rock
Lawyer wants feds to probe BLM shooting of pedestrian near Red Rock
Tuesday, August 26, 2014
A Las Vegas attorney invoked events in Ferguson, Mo., in a call Tuesday for federal prosecutors in Nevada to take over the investigation of the February slaying of ...
Las Vegans’ credit card debt rising faster than you might think
Las Vegans’ credit card debt rising faster than you might think
Tuesday, August 26, 2014
Southern Nevadans are swiping their credit cards more often and racking up debt faster than most consumers nationally. Residents of the Las Vegas metro area had ...
UNLV economists say margin tax study is not opinionated
UNLV economists say margin tax study is not opinionated
Tuesday, August 26, 2014
UNLV economists are standing behind the results of a study they conducted on a controversial tax initiative that was assailed by acting school president Don Snyder. Stephen Brown ...
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Tourists robbed on famous San Francisco street
Tuesday, August 26, 2014
Police are searching for suspects who robbed two Dutch tourists at gunpoint while they were taking pictures at a popular spot in San Francisco that's known as the ...
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Add the Wayner to the Nevada 150 all-star show; Cook E. Jarr closes run at Harrah’s
Tuesday, August 26, 2014
The Smith Center for the Performing Arts President Myron Martin landed Mr. Las Vegas for the upcoming sesquicentennial all-star show Sept. 22 at Reynolds Hall: Wayne Newton has agreed to ...
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Police in Utah arrest mother of newborn baby found in trash
Tuesday, August 26, 2014
A newborn baby was in extremely critical condition Tuesday after her 24-year-old mother left her in a neighbor's trash can in Utah, a state that allows mothers to drop off newborns at hospitals without ...
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Miley Cyrus’ date wanted by Oregon police
Tuesday, August 26, 2014
The young homeless man who accompanied Miley Cyrus to the MTV Video Music Awards has a warrant out for his arrest in Oregon. Jesse Helt, 22, was arrested on charges of ...
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Video game makers: Lindsay Lohan sued us for attention
Tuesday, August 26, 2014
The makes of the "Grand Theft Auto" video games say Lindsay Lohan sued to get attention when she asserted the games' latest installment features a character based on her. In Manhattan court papers made public Tuesday ...

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