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Oct. 29, 2014

12:04 p.m.

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Holder: Ferguson police need ‘wholesale change’
Attorney General Eric Holder said Wednesday that there was an obvious need for "wholesale change" in the Ferguson, Missouri, police department. The statement at a forum in Washington came as ...

11:52 a.m.

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Slithering lava sends Hawaii residents from homes
Lava is expected to slither past properties across the street from Jeff and Denise Lagrimas' home on Hawaii's Big Island as it works its way to the ocean. But they are packing up to leave for a town 14 miles away, so they won't know ...

11:44 a.m.

2nd Democratic Assembly candidate disqualified
2nd Democratic Assembly candidate disqualified
A Democratic Nevada Assembly candidate has been declared ineligible for the Las Vegas-area seat he's seeking. Judge Michael Villani ruled Wednesday that Jesse "Jake" Holder doesn't meet residency requirements for ...

11:18 a.m.

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Editor Ben Bradlee remembered at DC service
Ben Bradlee, who led The Washington Post during some of its proudest moments, is being remembered in a service at Washington National Cathedral. Donald Graham, former publisher of The Post, says Bradlee was ...

11:08 a.m.

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Missing Broncos fan says he had ‘fill of football’
A man whose disappearance during last week's Denver Broncos game touched off an extensive search by family and friends told police he had "his fill of football" and walked and hitchhiked about 130 miles to a city in southern Colorado. Paul Kitterman, 53, was found ...

11 a.m.

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Products can protect aging dogs from bumps, spills
One pet owner made a promise when her toy poodle fell ill and its vision started to dim. If her dog lived, she would help it overcome any disabilities and give a paw up to other pooches in the process. Silvie Bordeaux of Los Angeles kept that vow after ...

10:26 a.m.

Vice President Joe Biden coming to Las Vegas to rally voters
Vice President Joe Biden coming to Las Vegas to rally voters
Underscoring the trouble Nevada Democrats are in this election cycle, Vice President Joe Biden will be in Las Vegas on Saturday to try to get Democrats to the polls. Biden will attend ...

10:06 a.m.

Group wants apology, findings of test score cheating probe
A group of West Las Vegas pastors, parents and community leaders say they want an apology from state and local school officials and a report of the findings of a test score cheating probe at neighborhood elementary school. The group plans ...

9:42 a.m.

10 dead, over 250 missing in Sri Lanka mudslide
A mudslide triggered by monsoon rains buried scores of workers' houses at a tea plantation in central Sri Lanka on Wednesday, killing at least 10 people and leaving more than 250 missing, an official said. The military mobilized troops to ...

9:28 a.m.

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Nurse says she plans to end voluntary quarantine
A nurse who treated Ebola patients in West Africa said Wednesday that she plans to end her voluntary isolation in Maine, leading to a potential showdown with state officials who have vowed to enforce a mandatory quarantine. Gov. Paul LePage said state police are monitoring the Fort Kent home where ...

9:05 a.m.

Video shows FBI impersonating repairmen in Las Vegas ruse
Video shows FBI impersonating repairmen in Las Vegas ruse
Courts:
It was an extraordinary ruse. Dramatic new video obtained by The Associated Press, filmed through the lapel camera carried by ...

8:59 a.m.

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Hagel approves 21-day Ebola quarantine for troops
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel on Wednesday approved a recommendation by military leaders that all U.S. troops returning from Ebola response missions in West Africa be kept in supervised isolation for 21 days. The move goes beyond precautions recommended by ...

8:55 a.m.

Nevada taxable sales up 7.5 percent in August
Taxable sales, one indicator of the Nevada economy, grew to $4 billion in August, a 7.5 percent increase from the same month a year ago. It was the 49th consecutive month ...

8:42 a.m.

1 trapped, seriously injured in rollover crash
1 trapped, seriously injured in rollover crash
A person was seriously injured this morning in a rollover crash in the northwest valley, Metro Police said. The two-car accident happened about ...

8:04 a.m.

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Russian rocket engines suspected in launch blast
Crews searched for scorched wreckage along the Virginia coast Wednesday in hopes of figuring out why an unmanned commercial rocket exploded in a blow to NASA's strategy of using private companies to fly supplies and, eventually, astronauts to the International Space Station. The 140-foot Antares rocket ...

Tuesday

Oct. 28, 2014

11:15 p.m.

Photo: A view of a two-story house that caught fire at 80
Fire guts house’s garage, displaces western valley residents
A fire with flames almost as high as the roof broke out in the garage of a home in the western valley today, causing about $45,000 in damage ...

10:46 p.m.

Armed robbers wearing hockey masks target 2 northeast valley stores
Armed robbers wearing hockey masks target 2 northeast valley stores
Police say three men wearing Jason-style, Halloween hockey masks robbed two businesses Tuesday in the northeast valley. Metro Police received reports of a robbery at Short Stop convenience store ...

10:30 p.m.

Woman stabs man at Boulder Highway casino, police say
Woman stabs man at Boulder Highway casino, police say
A man was stabbed, possibly after an argument, late Tuesday at the Longhorn Casino. Metro Police received a report about 10:10 p.m. that a woman stabbed a man at the casino ...

8:46 p.m.

Photo: Kansas City Royals' Mike Moustakas is congratulate
Royals rout Giants 10-0 to force Game 7 in Series
Lorenzo Cain looped a two-run single and Eric Hosmer chopped a two-run double over shortstop in a seven-run second inning as the Kansas City Royals battered ...

6:50 p.m.

Jose Canseco home after shooting himself in the hand
Jose Canseco home after shooting himself in the hand
Former professional baseball player Jose Canseco accidentally shot his hand this afternoon while cleaning a gun at his Las Vegas home. Police responded to his house on ...

6:30 p.m.

Suspect in hammer attacks was on meth, police say
Suspect in hammer attacks was on meth, police say
A man accused of attacking 10 people and their vehicles with a hammer during a crime spree in Boulder City and Henderson is a convicted felon and may have been under the influence of ...

5:45 p.m.

Will Bill Clinton’s Las Vegas pep talk lift Nevada Democrats to victory?
Will Bill Clinton’s Las Vegas pep talk lift Nevada Democrats to victory?
Politics:
Bill Clinton’s rally in Las Vegas was replete with praise for Democrats, jeers for Republicans and one clear message ...

5:03 p.m.

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Mississippi State, Florida State top playoff list
Mississippi State, Florida State, Auburn and Mississippi are the top four teams in the first College Football Playoff rankings. The first of seven Top 25 rankings done by a 12-member selection committee was ...

4:31 p.m.

Casino mogul Steve Wynn still ‘very bullish on Macau’
Casino mogul Steve Wynn still ‘very bullish on Macau’
Wynn Resorts, which runs the Wynn and Encore properties on the Strip in addition to resorts in Macau, reported its third quarter earnings today. Wynn Resorts Chairman Steve Wynn ...

3:45 p.m.

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Supply rocket headed to space station explodes
An unmanned commercial supply ship bound for the International Space Station exploded moments after liftoff Tuesday evening, with debris falling in flames over the launch site. No injuries were reported following the first ...

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