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January 30, 2015

Las Vegas Sun

politics

In run-up to the 2015 session, Sandoval details tax proposal

In run-up to legislative session, Sandoval details tax proposal

Posted 6:30 p.m.

In an attempt to quash uncertainty about his proposal to raise $438 million for education, Gov. Brian Sandoval outlined how the state could levy new revenues from ...

crime

2 suspects sought in sports book robbery at the M Resort

2 suspects sought in sports book robbery at the M Resort

Posted 6:20 p.m.

Police are looking for two men they say robbed the M Resort sports book at gunpoint Wednesday night. The men entered the resort and headed to the sports book, pulling out ...

Fighting

Long-awaited comebacks of Diaz, Silva transpire at UFC 183

Long-awaited comebacks of Nick Diaz, Anderson Silva transpire at UFC 183

Posted 2:00 a.m.

Nick Diaz’s luggage arrived in Las Vegas from Sacramento Tuesday afternoon. The UFC 183 headliner didn’t join his bags in town until more than 24 hours later ...

New England QB Tom Brady holds the championship trophy after the AFC title game Sunday, Jan. 18, 2015, in Foxborough, Mass.

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New England QB Tom Brady holds the championship trophy after the AFC title game Sunday, Jan. 18, 2015, in Foxborough, Mass.

Once again, Patriots could stick it to Las Vegas sports books in the Super Bowl

Posted 2:00 a.m.

The Red Rock sports book likely erupted in a mountain of cheers when Wes Welker infamously dropped a pass in the final minutes of the New England Patriots’ most recent Super Bowl appearance. Jason McCormick can’t ...

News

Rod McKuen, mega-selling poet and performer, dies at 81

In this Feb. 18, 1985, photo, Rod McKuen, Robert Wagner and Jill St. John attend a party for "Night of 100 Stars II" in New York. McKuen, the husky-voiced "King of Kitsch" whose music and verse recordings won him an Oscar nomination and made him one of the bestselling poets in history, died Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015. He was 81.

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In this Feb. 18, 1985, photo, Rod McKuen, Robert Wagner and Jill St. John attend a party for "Night of 100 Stars II" in New York. McKuen, the husky-voiced "King of Kitsch" whose music and verse recordings won him an Oscar nomination and made him ...

Posted 9:33 p.m.

Rod McKuen, the husky-voiced "King of Kitsch" whose avalanche of music, verse and spoken-word recordings in the 1960s and '70s overwhelmed critical mockery and made him an Oscar-nominated songwriter and one of the best-selling poets in ...

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