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October 1, 2014

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  • Katy Perry's "The Prismatic World Tour" stop at MGM Grand Garden Arena on Friday, Sept. 26, 2014, in Las Vegas.
    Concert review: Katy Perry drowns her music in kitsch
    Sept. 30, 2014
    The biggest musical makeover came in an ill-advised cabaret-jazz version of “Hot N Cold.”
  • Lynda Carter takes a selfie in front of the Wonder Woman slot machines during the Global Gaming Expo at the Sands Expo, Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014.
    ‘Wonder Woman’ star Lynda Carter takes on L.V. slot machines at G2E
    Sept. 30, 2014
    The world’s most powerful woman takes over the Strip today. No, it’s not former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, first lady Michelle Obama or former vice-presidential candidate and Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin. It’s Wonder Woman!
  • Driver might have suffered medical episode, rams building
    Sept. 30, 2014
    A woman who might have suffered a medical episode while driving hit a business in the western Las Vegas Valley, Metro Police said. Police received a call about ...
  • Police find 300 marijuana plants at North Las Vegas house
    Sept. 30, 2014
    Police say they busted a marijuana grow operation this afternoon in North Las Vegas. Officers found about 300 marijuana plants at a house in ...
  • A man walks up the stairway leading to the Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas, Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014. A patient at a Dallas hospital has tested positive for Ebola, the first case of the disease to be diagnosed in the United States, federal health officials said.
    Officials confirm first Ebola case diagnosed in U.S.
    Sept. 30, 2014
    The first case of Ebola diagnosed in the U.S. was confirmed Tuesday in a patient who recently traveled from Liberia to Dallas — a sign of the far-reaching ...
  • Tony Hsieh, CEO of Zappos, gives a keynote address at the South By Southwest V2V tech conference for entrepreneurs at the Cosmopolitan Monday, Aug. 12, 2013.
    Tony Hsieh steps down from lead role at Downtown Project
    Sept. 30, 2014
    Tony Hsieh, Zappos CEO and founder of the ambitious startup-city development Downtown Project in Las Vegas, stepped down as leader of the project a few weeks ago, sources close to the project told Re/code, which has ...
  • Sheldon Adelson, chairman and CEO of Las Vegas Sands Corp.
    5 Nevadans on Forbes list of the nation’s richest
    Sept. 30, 2014
    Nevada is home to five billionaires, and even nongamblers could wager where the money comes from. Four of the state’s billionaires made their money in ...
  • Tapanee "Jib Jib" Songsee deals blackjack at the Cromwell on the Las Vegas Strip, Monday, April 21, 2014.
    Study: Gaming contributes $240 billion to U.S. economy
    Sept. 30, 2014
    The gaming industry contributed $240 billion to the U.S. economy in 2013, as much as the state budgets of New York and Texas combined, according to a study released today. The American Gaming Association announced the results of the study at ...
  • Sandoval to head education, workforce committee for Governors Association
    Sept. 30, 2014
    The National Governors Association has selected Gov. Brian Sandoval to lead its Education and Workforce Policy Committee. The two policy areas — education and employment — are among ...
  • New Zealand singer Lorde performs during Night 2 of the 2014 iHeartRadio Music Festival at MGM Grand Garden Arena on Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014, in Las Vegas.
    Lorde and Jerry Lewis face off in Las Vegas tonight
    Sept. 30, 2014
    Tonight is a remarkable evening in Las Vegas entertainment as a newcomer goes up against a veteran. The terrifically talented twosome is two-time Grammy Award-winning, multiplatinum-selling ”Royals” singer Lorde and Hollywood screen legend Jerry Lewis.
  • Students put their hands on their heads as they are lead out of Fern Creek High School in Louisville, Ky. on Tuesday, Sept. 30 2014 after a shooting. Officials said a student was injured and one person was being sought in connection with the incident.
    Police: Shots fired at Kentucky school; 1 student hurt
    Sept. 30, 2014
    A high school student was injured and one person was being sought after a shooting at a high school in southern Louisville, police said Tuesday. The student had non-life-threatening injuries and was
  • An artist's rendering of a new Goodwill store planned for North Las Vegas and expected to open next spring. Goodwill of Southern Nevada announced Sept. 30, 2014, that it is opening two new stores and relocating a store in Henderson.
    Goodwill opening new stores in Las Vegas Valley
    Sept. 30, 2014
    Goodwill of Southern Nevada is adding two retail stores and relocating another. The nonprofit group, which sells low-priced used clothing, furniture and other goods, said today it will open a new store at ...
  • 2 Las Vegas Valley schools named among best in the country
    Sept. 30, 2014
    Two Las Vegas Valley schools were named among the best in the country today, earning the National Blue Ribbon School award from the ...
  • Henderson firefighters rest after a fatal apartment fire in Henderson Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014. One man died in an upstairs unit after a fire started between the first and second floor, said Henderson Public Information Officer Kathleen Richards.
    1 found dead in Henderson apartment fire
    Sept. 30, 2014
    A person was found dead this morning in an apartment fire in Henderson, city officials said. Firefighters responded about 8:40 a.m. to Sunset Hills Apartments near Eastern Avenue and Windmill Parkway after reports of smoke coming from a two-story building. The fire was in the space between ...
  • Head of Nevada Taxicab Authority resigning
    Sept. 30, 2014
    The top official regulating taxis in southern Nevada is leaving his post. State officials confirmed Tuesday that Nevada Taxicab Authority Administrator Charles D. Harvey informed them ...
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