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April 23, 2014

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The feds are coming, the feds are coming
Here comes Cliven Bundy, who looked like a 21st-century Paul Revere as he ran about his Nevada ranch shouting the feds are coming, the feds are coming, successfully arousing others who joined him in standing ...
2:03 a.m.
Don’t horse around with carriage idea
How quaint! A horse-drawn carriage ride on Las Vegas streets? How incredibly stupid for so many valid reasons.
2:03 a.m.
Limbaugh lacks a sense of humor — or sense
Every father should tell his children the hard-won lessons he has learned about life. For example, never get into an argument with a clown. He will just get out of his tiny car, slap his ...
2:02 a.m.
Talking tough with big stick in hand
I was impressed by all the big, brave macho men with all their weapons coming to defend a moocher who feeds his herd on public land and does not want to pay for it. A ...
2:02 a.m.
Climate salvation gets cheap
The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, which pools the efforts of scientists around the globe, has begun releasing draft chapters from its latest assessment, and, for the most part, the reading is as grim as ...
2:01 a.m.
Truths behind the Bundy situation
Perhaps I don’t see the situation between Cliven Bundy, his armed militia supporters and the Bureau of Land Management as clearly as others —but some truths poke through, i.e., Bundy has not paid taxes imposed ...
2:01 a.m.
Five schools whose namesakes you should know
Here are a few examples of schools named after people whose stories you probably don't know, but should ...
2:00 a.m.
Lower-income teens aren’t getting enough sleep, researchers say
Black high school students and boys in low- to middle-income families reported short, fragmented sleep, and that could play a role in their ...
2:00 a.m.
For LGBT community, dealing with dementia is a challenge
Dementia is terrible for everyone, but elderly people who are lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender — LGBT — face extra problems, says Ed Bomba, communications ...
2:00 a.m.
Tech boom presents new wrinkles for Wrigley Field
Photo: In this April 10, 2014, photo, scoreboard operator During a recent game at Wrigley Field, John Weber was using a pencil and scorecard to expertly track the game between his hometown Cubs and the Pittsburgh Pirates. The 86-year-old retired transit worker figures he ...
2:00 a.m.
Melody Sweets plays it cool in 'MDQ' rockabilly session
Photo: Melody Sweets sings The Green Fairy in “Absinthe,” the latest guest star to join “Million Dollar Quartet,” upped the temp with a take on “My Boy Elvis,” closing Tuesday night’s performance at Harrah’s. Sweets picked the 1956 rockabilly ...
2:00 a.m.
Family law attorney warns high times might lead to loss of custody
Family law attorney warns high times might lead to loss of custody As Southern Nevada readies for expanded access to medical marijuana, legal experts have a warning for parents: One of the drug's myriad effects is its heavy sway on …
2:00 a.m.
With a wink and nod, activist plans BundyFest! to protest rancher Cliven Bundy
Photo: Cattle graze by the Virgin River near Bunkerville Bunkerville could be the site of a monthlong anti-Bundy festival dubbed BundyFest! At least, that’s what organizer, activist and author Sean Shealy is promoting on the Internet. The BundyFest! logistics seem outlandish. Shealy says there ...
2:00 a.m.
Back in the UFC, Anthony Johnson no longer sees weight as a problem
Photo: Anthony Johnson of Boca Raton, Fla., celebrates hi The persistent topic Anthony Johnson can never dodge came up within 10 minutes of the first UFC 172 media session of fight week. It wasn’t a reporter belaboring the point of ...
2:00 a.m.
Bern's-Eye View: New arena pushes Las Vegas forward but isn't game-changing
Photo: AEG and MGM Resorts International released renderi There’s a desire from some locals to fast-forward the timeline, to skip the May 1 groundbreaking for the new $350 million arena going up near the Strip and get to the part when our own ...
2:00 a.m.
Las Vegas event to offer legal help to senior citizens
A free legal assistance clinic will be available on Thursday to help senior citizens with estate planning and other ...
12:25 a.m.
Soldier faces hearing in killings of Iraqi boys
A U.S. soldier accused of deliberately killing two unarmed teenage boys as they herded cattle in Iraq seven years ago is due in military court. Sgt. 1st Class Michael Barbera has been charged with ...
12:15 a.m.
FedEx sued over deadly California bus crash
Photo: Massive flames are seen devouring both vehicles ju The mother of a 17-year-old honors student who was among 10 people killed in a fiery Northern California bus crash sued FedEx on Tuesday, alleging that its trucks ...
12:07 a.m.

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