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April 20, 2014

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Photos: Lemmy Kilmister’s Motorhead and Dave Mustaine’s Megadeth rock Pearl at the Palms
Photo: Motorhead, with frontman and guitarist Lemmy Kilmi Few groups are as beloved by the otherwise ultra-critical hard-rock bunch as Motorhead, so it comes as no surprise that fans of every sort packed Pearl at the Palms on Thursday night for what the ...
5:38 p.m.
Six-run inning helps 51s down El Paso
The Las Vegas 51s scored six runs in the fifth inning today in an 11-4 victory against visiting El Paso at Cashman Field.
4:55 p.m.
Photos: Foster the People and Young & Sick at Boulevard Pool in the Cosmopolitan
Photo: Foster the People, with frontman Mark Foster, perf Frontman Mark Foster took the stage remarking how great it was to be back in Las Vegas and launching into a setlist featuring songs from FTP’s recently released album, “Supermodel,” including “Are You What You ...
4:32 p.m.
Rebels’ incoming recruiting class grows with another guard
Rebels’ incoming recruiting class grows with another guard Everyone could see UNLV’s shooting struggles last season, and that included coach Dave Rice. That’s why getting better shooters was a priority offseason, and this weekend the Rebels got ...
1:45 p.m.
Two pedestrians struck on Decatur Boulevard
Two pedestrians were injured today when a person suspected of driving under the influence struck a man and a teenager while they were walking on the sidewalk ...
1:40 p.m.
Give aging Navy ships to our allies
A bitter debate has raged in the Pentagon for several months about the wisdom of taking the nuclear aircraft carrier George Washington out of service to save money. The Washington, at 24 years old a ...
2:03 a.m.
Immigration and drug laws can go too far
The soldier who fights for his country only to be rewarded with indifference or even outright mistreatment when he returns is a story familiar in fiction and sometimes, unfortunately, in real life as well.
2:02 a.m.
Feds are trying to ruin rancher
God bless Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval and Sen. Dean Heller for questioning the zeal with which the Bureau of Land Management is trying to put rancher Cliven Bundy and his family into the poorhouse.
2:02 a.m.
Wrong to weaken Clinton forest plan
It was nearly 20 years ago that President Bill Clinton’s Northwest Forest Plan went into effect. Government agency reviews show the plan has been effective at protecting drinking water supplies for millions of Americans, improving ...
2:01 a.m.
Obamacare news you probably missed
Did you hear the latest news about Obamacare? Probably not, even though it is important news you need to know so you can make smart decisions that will help you and your family.
2:01 a.m.
Bundy is no victor
In the aftermath of the standoff in Bunkerville between the Bureau of Land Management and rancher Cliven Bundy, Bundy and his supporters declared victory.
2:01 a.m.
The world through militia eyes
Photo: Alex Bieniecki shows his Militiamen descended on Bunkerville from all over the nation to help Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy reclaim his cattle from the federal agency that had rounded some of them up because Bundy had not paid grazing ...
2:01 a.m.
Preserving my marriage
Communication was key when deciding to try to break into medical marijuana business ...
2:00 a.m.
How I grew to love the monorail
Photo: Passengers wait to board the Las Vegas Monorail at John Katsilometes discovered a great deal for locals, who might have good reason to start riding the rail ...
2:00 a.m.
Las Vegas’ themed streets
Ever wonder who decided to name your street Tequilla Lane or Hocus Pocus Place?
2:00 a.m.
Mulroy’s water expertise won’t go down the drain
A rock star in the world of water policy has come out of retirement to focus on what the nation will need to react to climate change in the coming generations ...
2:00 a.m.
People on the move: April 20-26
In this week's edition: Drs. Barry Nahin, Emily Peterson and Ethan Cruvant; Lynn Stange, Darris Peterson, Jennifer Gaynor, Molly Castano, Kristin Weddingfeld, Flerine Atienza, Stephanie Lane, Karen Javier, Mark Weinberg, Deborah Danielson and more ...
Updated 12:01 a.m.
Try on clothes before you buy them — online
Photo: Bungalow Clothing owner Rob Wright says his online Bungalow Clothing is solving the Achilles heel of online apparel shopping: not being able to try things on before buying them. Through a reconfiguration of the shopping process ...
Updated 12:01 a.m.
Why one inmate costs taxpayers more than $400,000 a year
Why one inmate costs taxpayers more than $400,000 a year The family of convicted murderer Jamie Hein has been denied its request to care for her at home. Hein, who suffers from a rare condition that inflames with stress, needs multiple drug infusions per week, ...
2:00 a.m.
Recipe for success not so complicated
In an odd way, the struggles at Wild, the pizza restaurant on the first floor of the Ogden, could be a good thing for the Downtown Project ...
Updated 12:01 a.m.
Just how boozy do we want Fremont Street to be?
Just how boozy do we want Fremont Street to be? The Fremont Street area could become a commerce center with many residents — or it could be Bourbon Street West ...
2:00 a.m.
Vegas Play of the Day: Reds at Cubs
Here’s the latest installment of the Play of the Day, which uses odds from the South Point. Our three sports writers started with a $10,000 bankroll — fictional, of course.
2:00 a.m.
Boulder City Hospital getting healthier
Boulder City Hospital getting healthier After two decades of losing money, Boulder City’s nonprofit health care provider has turned around its fortunes with the help of a federal program, and is actually expanding ...
Updated 12:01 a.m.
School president sees UNR, UNLV as complementary, not competitors
School president sees UNR, UNLV as complementary, not competitors UNR President Marc Johnson sat down with the Sun’s editorial board earlier this month. A wide-ranging discussion included talk about improving the state’s education system, the proposed medical school at UNLV, attaining the top Carnegie ...
2:00 a.m.
The Notes: April 20-26
In the Notes: Civilpix.com, Thunder Valley Casino Resort, NightlifeHire, Global Cash Access Holdings, Palm Mortuary and more ...
Updated 12:01 a.m.

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