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September 1, 2014

Las Vegas Sun

What to know about The Other Hotel opening

What to know about The Other Hotel opening

Posted 2:00 a.m.

The opening of SLS Las Vegas has overshadowed another Strip hotel unveiling set for this week. The debut of Delano Las Vegas is upon us. The property once known as The Hotel at Mandalay Bay is ...

Bob Combs of R.C. Farms Inc. scoops up a bucket of freshly cooked food scraps for his pigs on Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2014.

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Bob Combs of R.C. Farms Inc. scoops up a bucket of freshly cooked food scraps for his pigs on Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2014.

What are the dirtiest jobs in Las Vegas? Come take a look — and a whiff

Posted 2:01 a.m.

They spend their days doing things like cleaning up fish feces and mucking around in pig slop. The work might sound gross, but it is crucial to the city’s economy and our residents’ well-being. And the people who work in some of Las Vegas' dirtiest jobs have a secret: They love what they do, and they ...

Mosquito bite carries virus from tropics to desert

Mosquito bite carries virus from tropics to desert

Posted 2:00 a.m.

Gretchen Roselli took bronze in the 1,500-meter race at the 2013 National Senior Games and had her sights set on competing next year. But after traveling to the Caribbean and contracting a virus, the Las Vegas resident is worried ...

Sports

Tony Stewart’s return to racetrack ends early

NASCAR driver Tony Stewart makes his way to his car before practicing for Sunday's auto race at Atlanta Motor Speedway in Hampton, Ga., on Friday, Aug. 29, 2014. Sunday's race will be his first since his car struck and killed a fellow driver during a sprint race in New York three weeks ago.

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NASCAR driver Tony Stewart makes his way to his car before practicing for Sunday's auto race at Atlanta Motor Speedway in Hampton, Ga., on Friday, Aug. 29, 2014. Sunday's race will be his first since his car struck and killed a fellow driver during a ...

Updated 7:30 p.m.

Tony Stewart's return to the track has ended only a little over halfway through his race at Atlanta Motor Speedway. ...

The Kats Report

As Jerry Lewis accepts Australia’s top honor, rare MDA Telethon video surfaces

Jerry Lewis mugs behind his famous director's chair at the Smith Center for the Performing Arts on Friday, Aug. 29, 2014, as he is admitted as a Member of the Order of Australia, the highest civilian honor awarded by that country. Lewis was recognized for his work with the Muscular Dystrophy Foundation of Australia.

There was once a time when the entire country was tuned in to Jerry Lewis on Labor Day Weekend, but on Friday afternoon it was a handful of dignitaries who joined Lewis at Reynolds Hall in the Smith Center for the Performing Arts ...

Posted 4:45 p.m.

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