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November 23, 2014

Las Vegas Sun

Politics

Nevada Assembly’s speaker-elect steps down amid racism controversy

Nevada Assembly’s speaker-elect steps down amid racism controversy

Posted 8:31 a.m.

After facing a firestorm of criticism for racist comments he made publicly, incoming Assembly Speaker Ira Hansen announced that he would not lead the chamber ...

Strip casinos are shown in the background as Air Force One takes off at McCarran International Airport Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014.

Steve Marcus / Las Vegas Sun

Strip casinos are shown in the background as Air Force One takes off at McCarran International Airport Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014.

Obama heads back to D.C. this morning after R&R

Posted 11:55 a.m.

At 10:41 a.m., the president arrived at McCarran Airport with his motorcade and departed on Air Force One a few minutes later. He is currently on his way back to the White House, but not without playing a few rounds of golf in Las Vegas.

School portable fire causes $125,000 in damages

School portable fire causes $125,000 in damages

Posted 11:14 a.m.

A portable classroom was heavily damaged by a fire late Saturday evening at Robert Lunt Elementary in east Las Vegas, according to a Las Vegas Fire Department release. ...

Sports

Hundley leads No. 11 UCLA past No. 24 USC 38-20

UCLA's Myles Jack, right, stiff-arms Southern California linebacker Hayes Pullard as he runs the ball Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014, in Pasadena, Calif.

Mark J. Terrill / AP

UCLA's Myles Jack, right, stiff-arms Southern California linebacker Hayes Pullard as he runs the ball Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014, in Pasadena, Calif.

Updated 8:44 p.m.

Brett Hundley passed for 326 yards and three touchdowns and rushed for another score, leading No. 11 UCLA past No. 24 Southern California 38-20 on Saturday night for the Bruins' third straight victory in the annual ...

The Kats Report

SLS off to rough start but looking forward to 2015

Fireworks are seen above the towers at SLS Las Vegas during the grand-opening celebration Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014, on the Strip.

Scott Kreeger talks with John Katsilometes about the struggles experienced at the north Strip’s newest resort, as well as plans for next year.

Posted 2:00 a.m.

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