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Wayne Newton

Known as "Mr. Las Vegas," Wayne Newton has dazzled audiences in many Strip casinos, including the Flamingo, Stardust, Las Vegas Hilton, Desert Inn, Frontier, Sands, Bally's, Caesars Palace and the MGM Grand. He now performs at the Tropicana in his new show, "Once Before I Go."

Tanya Tucker and the Imperials perform during the funeral for country music star George Jones in the Grand Ole Opry House on Thursday, May 2, 2013, in Nashville, Tenn. Jones, one of country music's biggest stars who had No. 1 hits in four separate decades, died April 26.
Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum salutes Tanya Tucker
Thursday, October 16, 2014
The career of country music superstar Tanya Tucker gets a salute from the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum in Nashville. The exhibit explores Tanya’s career in “Strong Enough to Bend” opening Nov. 14 and continuing through next May.
Emily West, Mat Franco and host Nick Cannon on the Season 9 finale of “America’s Got Talent” on Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014, on NBC. Franco was declared the winner.
Strip Scribbles: Emily West of ‘AGT’; Miss USA Nia Sanchez; Wayne Newton’s award
Las Vegas:
Thursday, October 2, 2014
Emily West has gone on to become a popular country artist and was signed to Capital Records in Nashville. Her “Blue Sky” debut duet with Keith Urban hit the country charts.
Wayne Newton and his wife Kathleen McCrone arrive for the 49th Academy of Country Music Awards at MGM Grand Garden Arena on Sunday, April 6, 2014, in Las Vegas.
Pia bemoans ‘Louboutin separation anxiety’; Newton to cap 150th anniversary all-star show
Friday, September 19, 2014
In the days since Pia Zadora was injured in a golf cart accident, the entertainer has regained her sense of humor, if not her actual footing. She is to undergo surgery to repair her ankle on Tuesday at Cedars Sinai Medical Center. It ...
Wayne Newton rehearses with a group of carolers in Chicago during a trip to promote the "Vegas Season" ad campaign by the LVCVA.
Ace Wayne Newton takes the mound at Wrigley Field as part of team LVCVA
Thursday, June 19, 2014
Las Vegas resident and entertainment legend Wayne Newton is taking the mound at the Cubs-Pirates game Friday afternoon in Chicago amid a busy promotional schedule on behalf of the Las Vegas Convention & Visitors Authority.
Wayne Newton rehearses with a group of carolers in Chicago during a trip to promote the "Vegas Season" ad campaign by the LVCVA.
LVCVA starts its ace as Wayne Newton takes the mound at Wrigley Field
Thursday, June 19, 2014
Wayne Newton is taking the mound at the Cubs-Pirates game Friday afternoon in Chicago amid a busy promotional schedule on behalf of the Las Vegas Convention & Visitors Authority. ...
Wayne Newton and KISS arrive at the 47th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards at MGM Grand Garden Arena on Sunday, April 1, 2012.
Holiday greetings? Christmas in May in Las Vegas with Wayne Newton and others
Thursday, May 15, 2014
Tis the season to be jolly … it’s the most wonderful time of the … hey, wait a moment. It’s only May. What’s going on? Those elves at our Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority have created a new holiday season for the middle of summer.
This is an aerial view of Wayne Newton's Casa de Shenandoah estate Monday, May 21, 2012.
Newton's former home, Casa de Shenandoah, can be yours — for $70 million
Real estate:
Tuesday, September 10, 2013
Ever wanted to buy Wayne Newton’s former home, the famed Casa de Shenandoah? You now have a chance — though it’s just a bit pricey.
This is an aerial view of Wayne Newton's Casa de Shenandoah estate Monday, May 21, 2012.
A new home for the horses? Wayne Newton snaps up more property for his expanding new compound
Monday, July 8, 2013
Wayne Newton may have bid farewell to Casa de Shenandoah, but the crooner has another growing compound in the works. Newton and his wife spent $5 million last month on 10.3 acres of real estate near their new mansion at East Oquendo and South Gateway roads in Las Vegas.
This is an aerial view of Wayne Newton's Casa de Shenandoah estate Monday, May 21, 2012.
So long, Shenandoah? Wayne Newton expects to move into newly purchased home by month's end
Wednesday, June 5, 2013
After buying a lavish nearby mansion, Wayne Newton is moving out of the bitterly contested Casa de Shenandoah — and he’s taking his Arabian horses with him. The famed crooner, who has lived at the iconic Las Vegas estate since the 1960s, plans to leave by month’s end with his wife, Kathleen, and their daughter, Lauren, a person familiar with the matter told the Las Vegas Sun on Tuesday.
Lingerie Football League Las Vegas franchise team members unveil the game uniforms for Lingerie Bowl VIII at The Sporting House Bar & Grill inside New York-New York on Dec. 8, 2010.
Strip Scribbles: Lingerie Football League changes; Ryan Lochte + Hooters; Cirque's 'One Drop'
Wednesday, January 2, 2013
The team names will remain the same, so our Las Vegas Sin is safe. But the Las Vegas-headquartered Lingerie Football League is undergoing a ...
Wayne Newton speaks to reporters after a court hearing on Thursday, May 31, 2012.
Trial set in dispute over Wayne Newton estate
the courts:
Wednesday, October 3, 2012
A three-week jury trial has been scheduled for May in Las Vegas entertainer Wayne Newton’s legal battle with his business partners over a museum and tourist attraction at his Casa de Shenandoah home.
Wayne Newton speaks to reporters after a court hearing on Thursday, May 31, 2012.
Judge's decision keeps Wayne Newton museum project intact
Estranged partners want to dissolve project management company
Tuesday, August 28, 2012
Wayne Newton’s wealthy Texas business partners told a Clark County District Court judge today that they no longer can have a working relationship with the longtime Las Vegas entertainer.
Wayne Newton and his wife, Kathleen McCrone, speak to reporters after a judge ruled in their favor that Steve Kennedy, developer and manager of CSD LLC, stay 50 feet from the Newtons and their home Thursday May 31, 2012. Kennedy had plans to turn the Newton's mansion into a museum.
Talk of death threats opens Wayne Newton lawsuit hearing
Monday, July 30, 2012
Talk of death threats kicked off a hearing Monday before a Nevada judge who is being asked to let Wayne Newton's landlord evict the Strip entertainer and his wife or dissolve the business plan to turn their property into a tourist attraction.
This is an aerial view of Wayne Newton's Casa de Shenandoah estate Monday, May 21, 2012.
Wayne Newton’s lawyer says loan could squeeze entertainer out of deal
Tuesday, July 10, 2012
A proposed $1 million loan to help pay for the upkeep of Wayne Newton’s herd of 51 Arabian horses at the Casa de Shenandoah can continue to go through — but without a Clark County District Court judge’s endorsement.
Horses graze on property owned by entertainer Wayne Newton in Las Vegas Thursday, Feb. 25, 2010.
Horses to remain at Wayne Newton’s estate, judge rules
Thursday, June 14, 2012
Wayne Newton’s herd of 51 Arabian horses will get to stay on the Casa de Shenandoah property, a Clark County District Court judge ruled today. “It’s truly one of the finest herds in the world,” the longtime Las Vegas entertainer said outside the courtroom after a hearing this morning. “It took 50 years to create this herd. People come from all over the world to see them and buy them. We’re very proud of them.”

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