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September 19, 2014

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  • The Eastside Cannery on Boulder Highway.
    Eastside Cannery gets new general manager
    Sept. 19, 2014
    The Eastside Cannery, a locals-oriented casino in the southeast valley, announced a new general manager today. Cannery Casino Resorts, which owns the property on Boulder Highway, said ...
  • John Mihalkovic of Virginia Beach, Va., shows off his newly purchased iPhone 6 Plus outside the new Apple store at Lynnhaven Mall on Friday, Sept. 19, 2014, in Virginia Beach. The highly anticipated iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus are being released in stores today.
    Las Vegas customers line up, camp out for new iPhone
    Sept. 19, 2014
    The crowds began camping out at the AT&T store last night at 7 p.m., a full thirteen hours before the 8 a.m. opening. The most eager customers slept in their cars overnight and set up coolers and folding chairs on the sidewalk outside the store ...
  • Police say barricade situation in Laughlin is over
    Sept. 19, 2014
    A barricade situation in Laughlin has been resolved and a person taken into custody, Metro Police said. No injuries were reported. Police earlier said ...
  • NFL commissioner Roger Goodell talks during a news conference addressing the rash of NFL players involved in domestic violence, Friday, Sept. 19, 2014, in New York.
    NFL commissioner: ‘Same mistakes can never be repeated’
    Sept. 19, 2014
    Commissioner Roger Goodell says the NFL wants to implement new personal conduct policies by the Super Bowl. He did not announce ...
  • Family of CIA contractor slain in Benghazi may sue
    Sept. 19, 2014
    The family of a CIA contractor killed in Benghazi, Libya, has filed claims seeking $2 million in damages from the CIA and State Department, alleging there was inadequate security at the U.S. diplomatic post and CIA compound when it came under attack by militants in 2012. The family of Glen Doherty, led by his mother, Barbara Doherty, filed a claim with ...
  • This photo provided Friday, Sept.19, 2014, by the French Army's video and photo department ECPAD shows a Rafale jet fighter landing in Al Dhafra base, UAE, after a strike in Iraq Friday.
    France strikes Islamic State group’s depot in Iraq
    Sept. 19, 2014
    Joining U.S. forces acting in Iraqi skies, French fighter jets struck Friday against the militant Islamic State group, destroying a logistics depot, Iraqi and French officials said. A pair of Rafale fighter jets accompanied by ...
  • Alibaba banners hang outside the New York Stock Exchange on the day of the company's initial public offering Friday, Sept. 19, 2014, in New York.
    Alibaba poised to surge on the New York Stock Exchange
    Sept. 19, 2014
    Alibaba's stock is surging as the Chinese e-commerce powerhouse's begins its first day trading as a public company. The stock opened at $92.70 on the New York Stock Exchange on Friday morning, up 36 percent from the initial $68 per share price set Thursday evening. At Friday's opening price, the company is worth ...
  • This still frame from video provided by KABC-TV shows a JetBlue airliner on the Long Beach Airport runway with emergency slides deployed in Long Beach, Calif.,Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014. The JetBlue Airbus A320 airliner experienced engine problems and returned to the Long Beach, California, Airport on Thursday after a short flight that ended with passengers evacuating the aircraft on emergency slides.
    Passenger says JetBlue plane filled with smoke
    Sept. 19, 2014
    A JetBlue airliner that experienced engine problems soon after takeoff returned to the Long Beach Airport on Thursday after smoke filled the cabin and passengers evacuated onto the runway using the plane's emergency slides. None of the 142 passengers and five crew members ...
  • Nevada jobless rate ticks down to 6-year low
    Sept. 19, 2014
    Nevada’s unemployment rate inched down to 7.6 percent in August, its lowest rate in six years. That’s 2.2 percent lower than ...
  • Surrounded by lawmakers and staff members at the Capitol in Carson City on Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014, Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval signs into law an unprecedented package of incentives to bring Tesla Motors' $5 billion battery factory to the state.
    How Gov. Brian Sandoval overcame party politics to pass the Tesla deal 240-0
    Sept. 19, 2014
    Gov. Brian Sandoval had everything and everyone right where he wanted them. About 9:20 p.m. Sept. 11, the Nevada Legislature approved $1.3 billion in tax breaks to land ...
  • A rendering shows the $800 million MGM Springfield in Massachusetts.
    6 places where Las Vegas casino companies want to expand
    Sept. 19, 2014
    Wynn Resorts is far from the only major Las Vegas-based casino company seeking to expand its territory in the United States. New casino projects are popping up throughout the Northeast, for example, fueling an expansion of gaming in that region that is ...
  • 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
    Sept. 19, 2014
    Here’s a look at some of the roadwork or road closings you might encounter in the coming week across the …
  • This is a tunnel seen during a public open house of Yucca Mountain on Saturday, Nov. 3, 2001.
    Washington memo: Harry Reid kills Yucca again, Joe Heck earns a promotion
    Sept. 19, 2014
    After a tense two weeks in Washington, D.C., Congress wrapped up its business until the Nov. 4 elections. Lawmakers debated the U.S. role ...
  • Pleasant Grove physician Martin MacNeill, right, appears in court as his trial continues in 4th District Court on Thursday Oct. 31, 2013, in Provo, Utah. MacNeill is charged with murder in the death of his wife, Michele MacNeill, in 2007.
    Utah doctor gets up to life in wife’s murder
    Sept. 19, 2014
    A doctor who was convicted of murder after his wife was found drugged and dead in the bathtub of their Utah home will be sentenced Friday in the case that became a true-crime, cable TV obsession. Martin MacNeill returns to court in Provo after ...
  • Katy Perry
    A Pop Star in Three Dimensions
    Sept. 19, 2014
    You can't stop Katy Perry. You can only hope to contain her.
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