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July 28, 2014

Las Vegas Sun

Heavy flooding, debris force closure of road on Mount Charleston

Heavy flooding, debris force closure of road on Mount Charleston

Updated 12:16 p.m.

Heavy flooding on Mount Charleston has forced the closure of State Route 157 at the intersection with State Route 158, according to the Nevada Highway Patrol. Only emergency vehicles...

Rendering of the proposed MLS stadium in downtown Las Vegas.

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Rendering of the proposed MLS stadium in downtown Las Vegas.

With a $29 million funding gap, Las Vegas works on Major League Soccer bid

Updated 6:41 a.m.

Developers proposing a $201 million Major League Soccer stadium must first plug a $29 million funding gap and reduce the taxpayers' share of the project's costs, according to city officials and records obtained by the Las Vegas Sun. The records show that the city of Las Vegas is proposing picking up 74 percent of the stadium's total cost. The developers would be on the hook for the remaining 26 percent. The city would own the land and stadium. The developers would pay the city rent to use it. But Bill Arent, the city's economic and urban development director, cautioned that...

Worker killed in accident at Ocean Spray facility in Henderson

Worker killed in accident at Ocean Spray facility in Henderson

Posted 11 mins ago

An Ocean Spray worker died from injuries he suffered in an accident at the company’s Henderson distribution center on Saturday. Ocean Spray confirmed in a statement that...

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Greg Maddux among players enshrined in Hall of Fame

National Baseball Hall of Fame inductees Tom Glavine, Bobby Cox and Greg Maddux hold their plaques after an induction ceremony at Clark Sports Center on Sunday, July 27, 2014, in Cooperstown, N.Y.

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National Baseball Hall of Fame inductees Tom Glavine, Bobby Cox and Greg Maddux hold their plaques after an induction ceremony at Clark Sports Center on Sunday, July 27, 2014, in Cooperstown, N.Y.

Posted 7:48 a.m.

Frank Thomas choked back tears, Joe Torre apologized for leaving people out of his speech and Tony La Russa said he felt uneasy. Being enshrined in the Hall of Fame can have those effects, even on the greats. Thomas, pitchers Tom Glavine and Greg Maddux, and ...

The Kats Report

Westgate owner climbs high again; Agassi stays grounded in Reno

Westgate Resorts founder David Siegel has his photo taken at the unveiling of the new sign for the former LVH Wednesday, July 22, 2014.

David Siegel was raising crane again, while Andre Agassi was raising money for UNR and Greg Maddux was being praised in Cooperstown, N.Y. ...

Updated 5:02 p.m.

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