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Archive for September 23, 2012

Photos: YouTube superstar Psy brings his ‘Gangnam Style’ to Tao
Photo: South Korean rapper Psy brings his South Korean rapper, singer-songwriter and producer Psy, 34 and whose career spans a decade, donned a collared shirt, checkered pants and ...
11:49 p.m.
Fire does $500,000 damage to six homes; four minor injuries reported
Photo: Neighbors watch from their garage as fighters put A fire that apparently spread from an electrical transformer on a utility pole caused four minor injuries and an estimated $500,000 damage to six Las Vegas homes Sunday, Las Vegas Fire and Rescue officials said. ...
9:47 p.m.
Photos: Mary J. Blige surprises with Prince as iHeart wraps at MGM Grand
Photo: Mary J. Blige and Prince embrace during Night 2 of Also at MGM Grand Garden Arena on the second and final night of the iHeartRadio Music Festival: Linkin Park, Enrique Iglesias, Pink, Brad Paisley, Pitbull, Deadmau5, ...
7:51 p.m.
Mary J. Blige deals ace in the shade of purple as iHeart closes at MGM Grand
Photo: Mary J. Blige and Prince embrace during Night 2 of Mary J. Blige was joined by Prince -- the real Prince -- during the second and final night of the iHeartRadio Music Festival at MGM Grand.
7:51 p.m.
Snedeker pulls away to win FedEx Cup
Photo: Brandt Snedeker reacts after sinking his putt on t With the biggest round of his career, Brandt Snedeker won something far more valuable than money Sunday. He proved to himself he could beat the best in the world.
5:27 p.m.
Trader Joe's recalls peanut butter
Photo: Trader Joe's is recalling peanut butter that has b Trader Joe's is recalling its house brand of peanut butter over fears of possible salmonella contamination.
2:59 p.m.
Motorcyclist killed in crash at Lake Mead; road has reopened
Motorcyclist killed in crash at Lake Mead; road has reopened The Callville Bay Access Road at Lake Mead National Recreation Area has reopened after a fatal motorcycle crash Sunday morning, park authorities said.
Updated 3:35 p.m.
Green Day’s Billie Joe Armstrong heads to rehab post-iHeart Music rant
Photo: Green Day frontman and guitarist Billie Joe Armstr The 40-year-old vocalist/guitarist erupted in a verbal and physical torrent at MGM Grand Garden Arena on Friday night, and there is now an explanation as to why. ...
2:02 p.m.
Green Day’s Billie Joe Armstrong heads to rehab post-iHeart Music rant
Green Day’s Billie Joe Armstrong heads to rehab post-iHeart Music rant The 40-year-old vocalist/guitarist erupted in a verbal and physical torrent at MGM Grand Garden Arena on Friday night, and there is now an explanation as to why.
2:02 p.m.
Justin Timberlake celebrates his bachelor party at Surrender, Sinatra
Photo: George Lopez, Trevor Immelman, Justin Timberlake a The singer and actor was all smiles sipping on his 901 Tequila (literally, as it is his brand), and his group enjoyed vodka and Red Bull. Some of ...
1:03 p.m.
Giant panda cub born Sept. 16 at National Zoo dies
Photo: This Dec. 19, 2011, file photo shows Mei Xiang, th The giant panda cub born a week ago at the National Zoo in Washington has died, and it was not immediately known why the animal died, zoo officials said Sunday.
12:38 p.m.
Boyd Gaming impressed with Kansas Star Casino
http://www.kansas.com/2012/09/22/2500056/new-management-company-impressed.html
12:05 p.m.
Decades of federal dollars helped fuel gas boom
Photo: Protestors opposed to hydraulic fracturing, reflec It sounds like a free-market success story: a natural gas boom created by drilling company innovation, delivering a vast new source of cheap energy without the government subsidies that solar and wind power demand.
10:24 a.m.
A strategy to rebuild manufacturing
Late last month, President Barack Obama issued an executive order intended to spur job creation in manufacturing.
2:02 a.m.
We're not all victims, Mr. Romney
Once again, Mitt Romney shows he has “foot-in-mouth disease.”
2:02 a.m.
Blaming teachers for woes of students is counterproductive
To some, the Chicago teachers’ strike that ended Tuesday proves what they’ve been saying all along: That the teachers and their unions, when you get right down to it, care more about protecting bad teachers, ...
2:01 a.m.
Corruption on a sliding scale
These political ads that are continually thrust at us sometimes can be puzzling.
2:01 a.m.
Down-ticket candidates fickle about cozying up to presidential contenders
When the chips are down, politicians in tight elections can sometimes count on a little boost from the top of the ticket. And sometimes they can’t.
2:00 a.m.
Opening doors to the art world
Opening doors to the art world The Las Vegas Art Museum has a new home at UNLV. Thank you, Steve Wynn.
2:00 a.m.
Northern Nevada race could determine control of the state Senate
Photo: The Nevada Legislative Building is seen Monday, Fe The most intriguing political contest that hasn’t been splashed on television screens statewide might be a legislative Senate race here in the old part of Reno — Senate District 15, a swing district inside a ...
2:00 a.m.
Line of Attack: Does Dean Heller associate with shady businessmen?
Berkley is accusing Heller of associating with “crooked businessmen,” both as personal friends and as a public official. Is it fair?
2:00 a.m.
Marshals at courthouse continue to press county to enter into collective bargaining
Discussion between court administrators and Clark County commissioners regarding court marshals — formerly known as bailiffs — served as reminder Tuesday of a union issue simmering for months and now part of federal lawsuit.
2:00 a.m.
Thinking big
In the next six weeks, you’ll hear plenty from campaigns that want to focus on criticizing their opponents. Don’t expect subtlety; hyperbole is king, and the facts be damned.
2:00 a.m.
Sandoval shows bad judgment
It is difficult to imagine how bad Gov. Brian Sandoval’s judgment is.
2:00 a.m.
The Sun, LV Weekly, VEGAS INC snag nearly 100 awards in Nevada press contest
The Sun, LV Weekly, VEGAS INC snag nearly 100 awards in Nevada press contest The Sun’s yearlong project chronicling efforts to improve Clark County’s most-troubled public schools has been named the best story of the year by the Nevada Press Association. Judges said the project, “The Turnaround: Inside Clark ...
2:00 a.m.
Rebels earn their breaks and celebrate hard-fought 38-35 victory against Air Force
Photo: UNLV football players celebrate their first victor The Rebels sprinted and they jumped, possibly faster and higher than any of them had in the game that just ended. Victory can do that to a man.
12:45 a.m.

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