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Sept. 26, 2014

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Run, Vegas, Run: Nine local races to sign up for this fall
Whether you want to get in shape, race against friends or just support a great cause, these nine runs offer something for everyone:

Thursday

Sept. 25, 2014

10 p.m.

Las Vegas urologist found guilty in reuse of needle guides
Las Vegas urologist found guilty in reuse of needle guides
A federal jury convicted a Las Vegas urologist Thursday after evidence indicated he reused single-use needle guides for prostate procedures. Michael Stanley Kaplan, 59, faces up to five years ...

6:22 p.m.

2 babies test positive for TB after Summerlin Hospital exposure
Two babies who were in Summerlin Hospital's Neonatal Intensive Care Unit during last summer's tuberculosis exposure have tested positive for ...

5:45 p.m.

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Source: Video addressed to NFL security chief
A law enforcement official says he sent the video of Ray Rice punching his then-fiancee to NFL headquarters to the attention of league security chief Jeffrey Miller in ...

5:25 p.m.

Las Vegas announces new financing plan for proposed stadium
Las Vegas announces new financing plan for proposed stadium
Las Vegas officially unveiled a new financing plan tonight for a proposed $200 million downtown soccer stadium that would shift much of the project’s risk to ...

4:52 p.m.

WestJet flight returns to McCarran over possible fuel leak
WestJet flight returns to McCarran over possible fuel leak
A possible fuel leak caused a WestJet flight to return to McCarran International Airport shortly after its departure this afternoon. WestJet flight 1709 departed for ...

4:13 p.m.

Drug court warrant issued for son of rancher Cliven Bundy
Drug court warrant issued for son of rancher Cliven Bundy
Another arrest warrant has been issued in Las Vegas for the troubled 34-year-old son of a Southern Nevada rancher whose backers ...

4:09 p.m.

Court denies petition of death row inmate
The Nevada Supreme Court has denied the latest petition of death row inmate Fernando N. Hernandez, who claims he is mentally ill and cannot be executed. Hernandez was convicted in 2000 in the ...

3:55 p.m.

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Wynn hosts back-to-school fair at casino for employees
Ana Zaragoza browsed education booths amid a crowd of co-workers during her lunch break today at Wynn Las Vegas, collecting pamphlets about resources she was learning about for the first time. She had no idea about a tutoring website that her 16-year-old daughter could ...

2:36 p.m.

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Woman guilty of trespass in Clinton shoe-throwing incident
A 36-year-old Phoenix woman accused of throwing a shoe at Hillary Clinton while the former U.S. secretary of state addressed a Las Vegas audience has pleaded guilty to misdemeanor trespassing. Alison Michelle Ernst also pleaded not guilty Monday to ...

2:07 p.m.

Executive director named to Board of Medical Examiners
Edward O. Cousineau, who has worked for the state Board of Medical Examiners for 10 years, has been named the board’s executive director. The board, which monitors ,,,

1:55 p.m.

Mining company fined $182,000 over reporting of chemical releases
A gold mining company has agreed to pay a $182,000 federal fine for failing to correctly report releases of chemicals such as arsenic and cyanide that could threaten water supplies at a site 50 miles north of Eureka. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said ...

1:47 p.m.

Powerful earthquake rattles large swath of Alaska
A powerful earthquake shook a large swath of Alaska on Thursday morning, knocking things off shelves and causing people to take cover but bringing no immediate reports of injuries or major damage. The quake had a preliminary magnitude of 6.2, and it hit at 9:51 a.m. The epicenter was about ...

1:36 p.m.

Worst drop for stocks since July as Apple sinks
A swoon in technology stocks left the market with its worst drop since July. Apple sank nearly 4 percent after the company pulled a software update for the iPhone after users ...

1:26 p.m.

Apartment fire off Las Vegas Strip does $400,000 damage
Apartment fire off Las Vegas Strip does $400,000 damage
A fire at an apartment building a few blocks east of the Las Vegas Strip displaced 67 people Wednesday and caused about $400,000 damage. Deputy Fire Chief Jon Klassen said ...

1:03 p.m.

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Gaming commissioner calls Riviera turnaround ‘pretty incredible’
Riviera managers shed more light on likely future renovations of the casino today when they appeared before state gaming regulators. The Nevada Gaming Commission today finalized approval of ...

12:43 p.m.

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U.S. may have identified militant in beheading videos
The FBI director says the U.S. believes it has identified the British-accented masked man in the videos depicting the beheadings of two American journalists and a British aid worker. FBI Director James Comey told reporters ...

12:31 p.m.

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Ferguson police chief apologizes to shooting victim’s family
The Missouri police chief whose officer fatally shot an unarmed 18-year-old last month released a video Thursday apologizing to the family and the community, acknowledging that Michael Brown's body remained in the street for too long after he was killed. The video featuring Ferguson Police Chief Tom Jackson was released by ...

12:24 p.m.

Police: Resident shoots at suspects during attempted home invasion
Police: Resident shoots at suspects during attempted home invasion
Shots were fired during an attempted home invasion near North Torrey Pines Drive and Vegas Drive this morning, according to Metro Police. A call came in at 11:12 a.m. of ...

11:56 a.m.

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Newspaper says GOP candidate Cresent Hardy’s comments misconstrued
Republican Cresent Hardy’s comments about women, minorities and young voters were misconstrued and inaccurately portrayed, according to the newspaper that originally ran a story that had the congressional candidate blaming those groups for problems in the U.S. The politician’s name has been ...

11 a.m.

Nevadans among least likely to finish high school, attend college
Nevadans among least likely to finish high school, attend college
Based on recently released data, West Virginia had the lowest level of educational attainment and Massachusetts the highest. Where did Nevada rank? ...

10:44 a.m.

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Career criminal gets life for 3 1980s L.A. killings
Samuel Little has a rap sheet across half the continental U.S. but has little time in prison to show for it. That changed Thursday. Little, 74, was sentenced to three consecutive terms of life in prison without parole for ...

10:11 a.m.

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Apple stock falls amid new iPhone glitches
Apple's stock fell nearly 3 percent on Thursday, after some customers complained that a software update interfered with voice calls on their new iPhones, while others noted that the larger iPhone model could be vulnerable to bending. The stock decline led a ...

10:01 a.m.

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Venice taking steps to control crowds for George Clooney wedding
Venice city officials on Thursday ordered the closure of a walkway fronting the picturesque Grand Canal on Monday to keep crowds away from George Clooney's wedding to human rights lawyer Amal Alamuddin. The city order closes pedestrian access to ...

9:58 a.m.

Gas prices falling, headed below $3 in much of U.S.
The price of a gallon of gasoline may soon start with a "2'' across much the country. Gasoline prices typically decline in autumn. This year they're getting a big push lower from ...

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