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Archive for April 19, 2010

Brooks & Dunn, Underwood, Lambert, Paisley make history
Photo: Brad Paisley after performing Brooks & Dunn, in their final performance together on the ACMs, won Vocal Duo of the Year for an astounding 27th win, an ACM record; Entertainer ...
8:31 p.m.
Photos: Brooks & Dunn, Underwood, Lambert, Paisley make history
Photo: Brad Paisley after performing Brooks & Dunn, in their final performance together on the ACMs, won Vocal Duo of the Year for an astounding 27th win, an ACM record; Entertainer ...
8:16 p.m.
Bachelor star Jake Pavelka dances in his underwear, scores big on DWTS
Photo: Kate Gosselin, Chad Ochocinco, Anna Trebunskaya, T When you follow in Tom Cruise’s footsteps and dance to Risky Business, you have to figure that you’ll be taking off your pants to win. And ...
7:23 p.m.
Bachelor star Jake Pavelka dances in his underwear, scores big on DWTS
Photo: Kate Gosselin, Chad Ochocinco, Anna Trebunskaya, T When you follow in Tom Cruise’s footsteps and dance to Risky Business, you have to figure that you’ll be taking off your pants to win. And that's exactly ...
7:10 p.m.
5 birds die in house fire
Five exotic birds died in a kitchen fire Monday morning that started in a house near the intersection of West Charleston Boulevard and South Decatur Boulevard.
6:51 p.m.
Two-day-old boy left at fire station under Safe Haven law
A two-day-old boy was dropped off at a fire station Friday and is thought to be the first infant taken to a Clark County Fire Department station since the state's Safe Haven law took effect ...
6:47 p.m.
DMV backs off requiring more stringent driver's licenses
CARSON CITY - Faced with stiff public opposition, the Nevada Department of Motor Vehicles has withdrawn a proposal to immediately require motorists to get a new type of driver's license.
6:16 p.m.
Riviera executive William Westerman dies at 78
Riviera Holdings Corp. President, Chief Executive and Chairman William Westerman died Sunday, the company announced in a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission on Monday. He was 78.
5:24 p.m.
Toddler boy injured in fall from second-floor window
A 2-year-old boy was taken to University Medical Center after falling from a second-floor apartment window on East Bonanza Road this afternoon.
5:18 p.m.
Police: Missing NLV man possibly armed, suicidal
Police are searching for a missing 58-year-old North Las Vegas man who is considered to be armed and suicidal.
4:56 p.m.
New Red Rock restaurant to hire 200 workers
New Red Rock restaurant to hire 200 workers A new restaurant and bar opening at the Red Rock Resort is looking to put 200 people to work. Yard House, which also has a location at Town Square, will be kicking off its hiring ...
4:21 p.m.
Is a Johnson/Gordon feud developing?
The fenders of the No. 24 and No. 48 cars weren’t the only things bruised at the end of the race at Texas Motor Speedway.
4:10 p.m.
Strip Scribbles: Shanna Moakler celebrates 35th birthday at Palms
Photo: Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers, left, The actress, model and on-and-off significant other of drummer Travis Barker wore a snake-print dress with black boots and sipped on ginger ...
3:59 p.m.
Concert recap: The Dead Weather at The Pearl
Concert recap: The Dead Weather at The Pearl The Dead Weather is a barrage of disgustingly talented musicians that make you kick yourself for not sticking with piano lessons as a youth.
3:52 p.m.
Edwin Valero takes own life in prison cell
Photo: In this Feb. 6, 2010, file photo, Edwin Valero, of Former boxing champion Edwin Valero, who gained fame for knocking out all his 27 opponents and having a tattoo of Hugo Chavez on his chest, was found dead in his jail cell Monday and police ...
2:09 p.m.
Them Crooked rock stars
Photo: John Paul Jones of Them Crooked Vultures performs Up on the second balcony of The Joint during Saturday night's Them Crooked Vultures show, a woman was getting into it. Dressed in jeans and a cropped shirt she whipped her hair around her and ...
2:00 p.m.
Questions surround tonight’s Dancing With the Stars
Photo: Niecy Nash and Louis Van Amstel with Edyta Sliwins All the dances will be from movie soundtracks, so expect to see former Pussycat Dolls singer Nicole Scherzinger and Derek Hough, our Las Vegas pro ...
1:56 p.m.
Police: Alleged robbers looked for open windows, random homes
Police: Alleged robbers looked for open windows, random homes Metro Police on Monday released photos of five people arrested last week in connection with several recent residential robberies in the Las Vegas Valley.
Updated 3:58 p.m.
Opening arguments begin in first hepatitis C case to reach trial
Opening arguments begin in first hepatitis C case to reach trial Opening statements are under way in the first trial connected to the outbreak of hepatitis C. Attorney Robert Eglet says the drug companies that manufactured and distributed large vials of the anesthetic propofol need to ...
Updated 6:41 p.m.
Team Brazil wins 2010 PBR World Cup; USA is 2nd
Photo: The 2010 Professional Bull Riders World Cup at the Team Brazil dominated the third and final day yesterday of the 2010 Professional Bull Riders World Cup at UNLV’s Thomas & Mack Center, easily winning ...
12:58 p.m.
Them crooked rock stars
Photo: Them Crooked Vultures perform at The Joint at the The Joint's anniversary show featuring Them Crooked Vultures proved rock is alive and well.
12:49 p.m.
Photos: Team Brazil wins 2010 PBR World Cup; USA finishes 2nd
Photo: The 2010 Professional Bull Riders World Cup at the Team Brazil dominated the third and final day yesterday of the 2010 Professional Bull Riders World Cup at UNLV’s Thomas & Mack Center, easily winning ...
12:32 p.m.
Dean Heller says he likes some parts of 'ObamaCare'
Dean Heller says he likes some parts of 'ObamaCare' WASHINGTON -- Republican Rep. Dean Heller is among Nevada officials expected to join the Revere America campaign in Reno this afternoon as it seeks 1 million signatures nationwide to “repeal, reform and replace” the new ...
12:02 p.m.
Dana White says Strikeforce brawl 'bush league'
http://sports.yahoo.com/mma/news;_ylt=Ao3GfPU_u7YBNOB9iKu4iAw9Eo14?slug=ki-whitereax041910
11:57 a.m.
Woman killed in domestic dispute was elementary school teacher
Woman killed in domestic dispute was elementary school teacher The Clark County School District has confirmed that a 46-year-old North Las Vegas woman who police say was killed by her husband in a domestic violence-related dispute last week was an elementary art teacher.
11:50 a.m.
Holly Madison and her cast celebrate first anniversary of Peepshow
Photo: The cast of Peepshow celebrate the show's The actress and blonde bombshell is part of celebrity guest-starring ranks alongside Mel B, Kelly Monaco, Shoshana Bean and Aubrey O’Day. Our ...
11:50 a.m.
C’mon America, Time to Wake Up
It is time for all of us Americans to wake up from our 20-year slumber and return our country to the forefront of world business leadership.
11:49 a.m.
State appoints new engineer on water issues
The state of Nevada has appointed Jason King as the new state engineer. King is an engineer and has worked for the Division of Water Resources for more than 19 years.
11:32 a.m.
Photos: Holly Madison celebrates first anniversary of Peepshow
Photo: Holly Madison, right, and the cast of Peepshow The actress and blonde bombshell is part of celebrity guest-starring ranks alongside Mel B, Kelly Monaco, Shoshana Bean and Aubrey O’Day. Our ...
11:30 a.m.
Them Crooked Vultures rock The Joint, the ACMs and bull riders at Fantasy
Photo: Them Crooked Vultures perform at The Joint at the Them Crooked Vultures filled The Joint at the Hard Rock Hotel, but the floor was a study in order for an otherwise rowdy rock concert. ...
11:18 a.m.
Weekend in Vegas: Them Crooked Vultures rock The Joint, a take on the ACMs, and bull riders at 'Fantasy'
Photo: John Paul Jones of Them Crooked Vultures performs Them Crooked Vultures filled The Joint at the Hard Rock Hotel, but the floor was a study in order for an otherwise rowdy rock concert.
11:18 a.m.
North Las Vegas officer involved in shooting resigns
A North Las Vegas police officer who was involved in a Feb. 13 shooting resigned from his position last week, police said today.
Updated 4:15 p.m.
Key lenders agree to Station Casinos reorganization plan
Key lenders agree to Station Casinos reorganization plan Station Casinos Inc. of Las Vegas today said certain creditors have agreed to support a plan in which the Fertitta family, Colony Capital and key lenders would control the entire company.
Updated 5:00 p.m.
Nevadans quick to line up for appliance rebates
CARSON CITY – Nevadans were quick to line up this weekend for rebates of up to $200 for the purchase of an energy efficient appliance.
9:36 a.m.
Harrah's denies claim of World Series of Poker agreement breach
Harrah's Entertainment Inc. is disputing allegations in a lawsuit that its World Series of Poker breached a $22.5 million sponsorship agreement with an online poker company.
9:12 a.m.
Las Vegas community center security guard slain; 3 sought
A security guard was killed in a shooting Sunday night while patrolling a community center in Las Vegas, Metro Police said Monday.
Updated 5:30 p.m.
Highs to be in mid 80s for Las Vegas area
Las Vegas will get another dose of warm weather in the mid 80s, along with mostly sunny skies today. A weak storm system will pass to the south today, but local temperatures will continue to ...
6:14 a.m.
It’s ladies’ night at 2010 ACM Awards at MGM Grand Garden Arena
Photo: Nicole Kidman and Keith Urban at the 45th Academy Lady Antebellum picked up five awards, Miranda Lambert won three statues, and Carrie Underwood repeated as Entertainer of the Year ...
2:15 a.m.
Preparing for recovery
There has been some rare good news about the economy recently. Last week the Dow Jones Industrial Average broke 11,000 points for the first time in nearly 19 months; March had the strongest job growth ...
2:05 a.m.
Replacing Reid would be disastrous
Apparently those people who want to replace Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid with a freshman Republican senator believe that all senators are equal, and that the new senator will be able to represent Nevada just ...
2:04 a.m.
Eventually, young people will catch up to Tea Partyers
In Friday’s Las Vegas Sun, liberal columnist Jon Ralston refers to the Searchlight Tea Party protesters as having intellectually unmoored anger. I personally think their anger is very well-moored.
2:03 a.m.
Liberals need to listen past the first sentence of debate
It seems amazing to me that a dialogue between someone on the “left” and someone on the “right” nevers seems to begin where it should ... with what we both have in common. The majority ...
2:02 a.m.
GOP leaders’ immaturity only helps Democrats
I am a staunch conservative Republican, but I am a tangled mess of disappointment, hurt and anger.
2:01 a.m.
UMC fears for its future under health reform law
UMC fears for its future under health reform law University Medical Center and other public hospitals that serve the uninsured could wind up financially pummeled by the new national health insurance law.
2:00 a.m.
Reid’s chances still look grim
We know numbers guru Nate Silver has been saying for a while that there is a 73 percent chance Harry Reid will lose his seat in November.
2:00 a.m.
PR campaign won’t substitute for trust
It has been more than 18 months since the financial sector collapsed, exposing rampant Wall Street abuses, sending jobs into freefall and forcing a massive and unpopular taxpayer bailout.
2:00 a.m.
Montandon could cancel out Gibbons, propelling Sandoval
Montandon could cancel out Gibbons, propelling Sandoval With Gov. Jim Gibbons rising in some polls and former federal judge Brian Sandoval fending off withering attacks from the left and right, a new label might be affixed to former North Las Vegas Mike ...
2:00 a.m.
Lower premiums, medical costs can’t get here fast enough for Nevadans
Photo: Yvette Williams, chairwoman of the Clark County De Like many other Las Vegas Valley residents, Yvette Williams is hoping the new national health insurance law will choke down the siphoning of money from her family’s budget.
2:00 a.m.
Quality of life diminished as uninsured patiently wait
Photo: Many uninsured Nevadans, such as hair stylist Dany Many uninsured Nevadans are anxiously waiting for the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act to take full effect because it is supposed to give them access to primary care doctors, prescription drug coverage and other ...
2:00 a.m.
Photos: It’s ladies’ night at the 2010 ACM Awards at MGM Grand
Photo: Nicole Kidman and Keith Urban at the 45th Academy Lady Antebellum picked up five awards, Miranda Lambert won three statues, and Carrie Underwood repeated as Entertainer of the Year -- the only woman ...
1:40 a.m.
Surviving on a spray can
Photo: Aerosol ace For aerosol artist Aiseborn, painting is the only path.
12:05 a.m.
Spotlight on summer concerts
Photo: Pop phenomenon Lady Gaga returns to Las Vegas on A ...because there's more to the year than Coachella.
12:05 a.m.
The other CityCenter: Couple says it's the best place in town
Photo: Center-staged: Maybe there are people interested i In the run-up to the grand debut of CityCenter, MGM Mirage CEO Jim Murren said a lot of stuff. As a journalist, I focused on the absurdity of so much of it, from the claim ...
12:05 a.m.

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