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November 28, 2014

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Before turkey settles, shoppers storm the stores
Friday, November 28, 2014
Black Friday got off to an early start in Las Vegas and across the nation as shoppers turned out on Thanksgiving Day in search of bargains. The National Retail Federation said 140.1 million Americans were expected to shop between Thanksgiving and Sunday, down from 140.3 in 2013. Those numbers are based on ...
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Piero’s dishes out turkey, happiness at charity dinner
Thursday, November 27, 2014
Families say grace, then laugh and hug before digging into the turkey, mashed potatoes and gravy, green beans and stuffing. Little cups of cranberry sauce and big, red plastic cups filled with soda and water cover the tables. Volunteers wheel carts packed with ...
Coroner IDs boy, 7, who drowned in southwest valley
Thursday, November 27, 2014
A child who drowned Wednesday evening in a southwest valley neighborhood has been identified by the Clark County Coroner’s Office as 7-year-old Esey Asmelash. Metro Police responded ...
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Tourists hit Las Vegas buffets for a day of feasting
Thursday, November 27, 2014
Las Vegas visitors lined up early Thursday at the city's mega-buffets to pile their plates high for an unconventional holiday meal on the Strip. For many, turkey wasn't even at the top of their list. Crab legs were king. That was the case for Josh Wells of Oklahoma City, who brought family and friends to ...
Hydrant blows into air as firefighters battle blaze
Hydrant blows into air as firefighters battle blaze
Thursday, November 27, 2014
A fire at a vacant house near West Charleston and South Rainbow boulevards this morning caused about $75,000 damage and shut down traffic after a fire hydrant launched into the air, officials said. A firefighter also suffered ...
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Las Vegas visitor traffic up 3 percent in October
Thursday, November 27, 2014
Tourism officials say nearly 3.6 million people visited Las Vegas in October, up 3.2 percent compared with a year ago. The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority said Wednesday that ...
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Uber temporarily suspends ride-sharing service in Nevada
Thursday, November 27, 2014
Uber Technologies' legal battle with Nevada's highly regulated taxi industry over Internet ride-sharing may be headed back to the political arena now that a judge has at least temporarily banned Uber's unlicensed operations statewide. Whether his restraining order put the brakes on ...
Police make 7 DUI arrests at pre-Thanksgiving checkpoint
Police make 7 DUI arrests at pre-Thanksgiving checkpoint
Thursday, November 27, 2014
Metro Police say seven people were arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence and one person was arrested on a drug possession charge during a ...
Scooter driver killed, 4 taken to hospital in multi-vehicle crash
Scooter driver killed, 4 taken to hospital in multi-vehicle crash
Thursday, November 27, 2014
A five-vehicle crash involving a scooter at the intersection of Fremont Street and East Sahara Avenue left a woman dead and three people hospitalized this morning, Metro Police said. An investigation ...
What they’re thankful for: Southern Nevada leaders reflect on the holiday
What they’re thankful for: Southern Nevada leaders reflect on the holiday
Thursday, November 27, 2014
Community:
What are Southern Nevada leaders thankful for today? The Las Vegas Sun reached out to several, and here's what they had ...
Dog shot after reportedly attacking sheriff’s employee
Wednesday, November 26, 2014
A dog was shot this afternoon after reportedly attacking an employee of the Clark County sheriff’s civil bureau in a residential neighborhood, police said. Metro Police received a report about ...
Man injured in scooter crash on Las Vegas Strip
Man injured in scooter crash on Las Vegas Strip
Wednesday, November 26, 2014
A scooter and a pickup truck collided on the Las Vegas Strip this afternoon, sending a man to the hospital, Metro Police said. Police received a report of the crash about ...
Lawyer: Woman will surrender in fatal auto-pedestrian accident
Lawyer: Woman will surrender in fatal auto-pedestrian accident
Wednesday, November 26, 2014
A woman who believes she may have been the driver involved in a fatal hit-and-run accident Monday will turn herself in to Metro Police. The woman, whose identity ...
Nevada rules for immigrant benefits a gray area
Nevada rules for immigrant benefits a gray area
Wednesday, November 26, 2014
While details are emerging about what kinds of federal benefits might be available to immigrants covered by President Barack Obama's recent executive order, the rules surrounding state benefits ...
Forecast for the Linq: Snow with a chance for tubing
Forecast for the Linq: Snow with a chance for tubing
Wednesday, November 26, 2014
The Linq entertainment complex is building a winter wonderland on the Las Vegas Strip. Home of the 550-foot High Roller observation wheel, the Linq promenade is being transformed into ...

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