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December 25, 2014

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Photo: From left, Washington Wizards guard Bradley Beal,
John Wall, Wizards outclass Knicks, 102-91
Thursday, December 25, 2014
John Wall had 24 points and 11 assists, eluding the Knicks all day until getting knocked to the floor by a flagrant foul that sparked an altercation, and the Washington Wizards beat New York 102-91 on Thursday.
Photo: Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James arrives f
LeBron James receives mixed reaction in return to Miami
Thursday, December 25, 2014
The crowd booed the four-time NBA MVP when he and the Cleveland Cavaliers took the court for warmups, kept booing when he touched the ball, gave him a mixed reaction when he was introduced as a starter, then cheered — that is, cheered — when he turned the ball over on one of his first touches
Photo: Oklahoma City Thunder center Kendrick Perkins (5)
Westbrook scores 34, lifts Thunder over Spurs
Thursday, December 25, 2014
Russell Westbrook scored 34 points, and the Oklahoma City Thunder beat the San Antonio Spurs 114-106 on Thursday in a fiery rematch of last season's Western Conference Finals.
Vegas gets gusty Christmas winds, Reno snow clears
Thursday, December 25, 2014
Las Vegas awoke to a sunny but windy Christmas while a snowstorm cleared out and left cold temperatures in Reno.
Photo: Several goats munch on a pine tree in Reno on Tues
Nevada goats help eat, recycle Christmas trees
Thursday, December 25, 2014
A longtime volunteer firefighter has come up with a new use for his family-owned goat herding business – eating old Christmas trees.
Car rollover on Christmas Eve kills 2 seniors
Car rollover on Christmas Eve kills 2 seniors
Thursday, December 25, 2014
The driver of a BMW who hit a car on Christmas Eve may have been under the influence of alcohol, according to a Metro press release.
Photo: An Arizona Game and Fish officer tries to tranquil
Bear loose in suburban Phoenix is finally wrangled
Thursday, December 25, 2014
A black bear that has eluded capture in a Phoenix suburb was captured on Christmas morning and has a one-way ticket to Tonto National Forest.
Better work environments
Thursday, December 25, 2014
letter to the editor:
Even popular jobs can be in stressful work environments. Managers can need guidance, sociologists to help solve problems or psychologists to survey the employees for a better work environment.
Global warming isn’t complicated
Thursday, December 25, 2014
letter to the editor:
The author of the Dec. 11 letter “New math clouds global warming” was confounded by the amount of carbon dioxide produced by burning one gallon of gas. He didn’t offer any answers to explain his solution.
God would have been a Democrat
Thursday, December 25, 2014
letter to the editor:
God was all about caring for the poor, elderly and needy. Not so for the GOP, which caters to the rich at the expense of everyone else.
Photo: Los Angeles Clippers forward Blake Griffin (32) re
Vegas Play of the Day: Golden State at Los Angeles Clippers
Thursday, December 25, 2014
The Play of the Day, which uses odds from the South Point and $10,000 starting bankrolls, is here for one truly last-minute stocking stuffer. ...
How a bunch of local kids found their way to Oregon, won a national college football title
How a bunch of local kids found their way to Oregon, won a national college football title
Thursday, December 25, 2014
high school recruiting:
It was Josh Winfield’s first stop on the recruiting trail. The Las Vegas native Winfield, a newbie to the college football coaching ranks at Southern Oregon University, arrived at Canyon Springs High to find players that could make a difference ...
Q+A: Art collector Patrick Duffy, philanthropist, and president of the Las Vegas Art Museum Board
Q+A: Art collector Patrick Duffy, philanthropist, and president of the Las Vegas Art Museum Board
Thursday, December 25, 2014
With the close of 2014, here is the next in our series of candid Q&As with 14 prominent Nevada personalities, who were asked to answer 14 questions in 14 or fewer words ...
Photo: In this file photo taken Jan. 13, 2014, an Afghan
Afghans hope for change after bloody year
Wednesday, December 24, 2014
When Graeme Smith arrived in Afghanistan in 2005, he drove across the country from Kabul south to the Talban's former capital Kandahar on a newly paved road that cut travelling time from a bone-rattling 14 hours to just ...
Police: Robbery suspect says he needed money to buy girlfriend Christmas present
Police: Robbery suspect says he needed money to buy girlfriend Christmas present
Wednesday, December 24, 2014
A man accused in a crime spree Tuesday before barricading himself inside a car during a police standoff said he was trying to pay his girlfriend back and buy her ...

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