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October 25, 2014

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  • Parents sue School District over death of bullied daughter
    Oct. 24, 2014
    The parents of a seventh-grader who shot herself dead last December are suing the Las Vegas-area school district, alleging that administrators failed to inform them that their daughter was bullied at her middle school. Jason and Jennifer Lamberth filed a wrongful-death and negligence lawsuit ...
  • Coroner IDs teen killed in car crash into utility pole
    Oct. 24, 2014
    An 18-year-old woman killed Wednesday night after the car she was riding in crashed into a utility pole has been identified as Rajaunay Davis of North Las Vegas, the Clark County Coroner’s Office reported today. A 2004 Chevrolet Aveo was headed south on ...
  • New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio, speaks during a news conference at Bellevue Hospital to discuss Craig Spencer, a Doctors Without Borders physician who recently returned to the city after treating Ebola patients in West Africa, Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014, in New York. Spencer tested positive for the virus, according to preliminary test results, city officials said Thursday.
    NYC tries to ease Ebola fear after doctor infected
    Oct. 24, 2014
    Officials tried to tamp down New Yorkers' fears Friday after a doctor was diagnosed with Ebola in a city where millions of people squeeze into crowded subways, buses and elevators every day. "We want to state at the outset that New Yorkers have no reason to be alarmed" by the doctor's diagnosis Thursday, said Mayor Bill de Blasio, even as officials described ...
  • Patient Nina Pham is hugged by Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases outside of National Institutes of Health (NIH) in Bethesda, Md., Friday, Oct. 24, 2014. Pham, the first nurse diagnosed with Ebola after treating an infected man at a Dallas hospital is free of the virus.
    Dallas nurse beats Ebola, walks out of hospital
    Oct. 24, 2014
    A nurse who caught Ebola while caring for the patient diagnosed in Dallas was released from a hospital Friday, free of the virus. Nurse Nina Pham said she felt "fortunate and blessed to be standing here today," as she left the ...
  • Motorcyclist killed in crash on freeway interchange
    Oct. 24, 2014
    A 22-year-old man died early today after losing control of a motorcycle on a freeway interchange and falling onto the highway below. The accident happened about 2:30 a.m. on ...
  • Taxis wait at "the pit" for fares at McCarran International Airport. At any time, there are about 2,000 cabs on Las Vegas streets.
    Uber arrives in Las Vegas today; battles with taxi companies loom
    Oct. 24, 2014
    Technology company Uber has arrived in Las Vegas and plans to launch its ridesharing service today, a move that could spark an all-out battle with ...
  • The Revel resort, right, is shown next to the closed Showboat in Atlantic City, Monday, Sept. 1, 2014. Four of Atlantic City's 12 casinos have closed this year.
    Gaming industry could soon grow — or shrink — in these 5 places
    Oct. 24, 2014
    As Las Vegas’ major gaming companies are considering further domestic growth, states such as Massachusetts, New Jersey and California are themselves debating the expansion — or retraction — of gambling ...
  • Creative director Mukhtar O.S. Mukhtar gives a thumbs up during rehearsals for the upcoming Cirque du Soleil benefit "One Night | One Drop" on Thursday, March 6, 2014, at the Michael Jackson One Theater in Mandalay Bay.
    Mukhtar O.S. Mukhtar talks ‘One Night for One Drop’ at Mirage in March
    Oct. 24, 2014
    Cirque du Soleil’s ambitious voluntary cast effort for the annual, one-night-only “One Night for Drop” benefit performance is underway for the third consecutive year, and at the helm again for the second time is “The Beatles Love” performer Mukhtar O.S. Mukhtar.
  • Plan ahead for these road projects in the coming week in the Las Vegas Valley
    Plan ahead for these road projects in the coming week in the Las Vegas Valley
    Oct. 24, 2014
    Here’s a look at some of the roadwork or road closings you might encounter in the coming week across the …
  • Grace
    Shake It Up, Baby
    Oct. 24, 2014
    Specialty cocktails get a bold new twist at the lobby bar Bound by Salvatore.
  • Constantin Alexander
    Constantin Alexander
    Oct. 24, 2014
    Beverage manager hopes to direct wine education in starring role at Hakkasan in MGM Grand.
  • The Magic of Emotion
    The Magic of Emotion
    Oct. 24, 2014
    Criss Angel packs a lifetime of extraordinary illusions and escape artistry into Believe.
  • Umami Burger
    Savor a Different Flavor
    Oct. 24, 2014
    Umami Burger puts the focus on craft brews just in time for football season.
  • Palazzo Atrium Fall Display
    9 Ways to Celebrate Fall
    Oct. 24, 2014
    Turn over a new leaf by trying some of Las Vegas' most bountiful autumn offerings.
  • Tracing patient’s possible contacts creates host of challenges for NYC
    Oct. 23, 2014
    ew York City’s first confirmed case of Ebola has raised complicated logistical issues of how to trace the possible contacts of an infected patient in a city of more than 8 million people with a sprawling mass transit system and a large population of workers who ...
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