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October 25, 2014

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No. 1 Mississippi State survives against Kentucky, 45-31
Photo: Mississippi State quarterback Dak Prescott runs fo Dak Prescott accounted for three touchdowns, Josh Robinson rushed for two TDs and top-ranked Mississippi State beat Kentucky 45-31 on Saturday.
4:54 p.m.
Choudhry says of Life Is Beautiful: ‘We’re already talking to headliners about 2015’
Photo: Life Is Beautiful co-founder Rehan Choudhry. On Day 2 of Year 2 of Life Is Beautiful, the festival he founded, Rehan Choudhry meets with a group of downtown Las Vegas officials near the Fremont Street entrance in the shadow of the ...
3:15 p.m.
PBR World Finals Round 3: Reigning world champion J.B. Mauney wins third night
Photo: Round 3 of the 2014 PBR Built Ford Tough Series Wo The 2014 PBR Built Ford Tough Series World Finals leaderboard changed at Friday night’s Round 3 in the Thomas & Mack as No. 2 Silvano Alves jumped to the top of the event, but overall ...
2:00 p.m.
Las Vegas man accused of random hammer attacks on people, vehicles
Las Vegas man accused of random hammer attacks on people, vehicles Damien D. Robins is being held in the Henderson Detention Center and faces six counts of attempted murder and one count of assault with a deadly weapon, Henderson Police spokesman Keith Paul said ...
Updated 2:27 p.m.
Q+A: DJ Helena leads the party tonight at Drai’s Nightclub
Photo: DJ Helena. We check in via phone with Drai’s resident DJ Helena, whose beauty matches her talent and charisma. Helena, who resides in Los Angeles, is back tonight at Drai’s to lead the party into the early ...
1:00 p.m.
Life Is Beautiful: Despite a late start, Jenny Lewis delivers an incredible set
Photo: Jenny Lewis performs at Life is Beautiful on Octob It was equal parts electrifying and poignant.
12:32 p.m.
Live blog: Decker throws for 3 TDs, but Rebels fall at Utah State, 34-20
Live blog: Decker throws for 3 TDs, but Rebels fall at Utah State, 34-20 The UNLV football team trailed from start to finish today at Utah State, rushing for just 15 yards in a 34-20 loss ...
Updated 4:40 p.m.
Life Is Beautiful: The good, the bad & the weird from day one
Life Is Beautiful: The good, the bad & the weird from day one The fire-shooting grasshopper has finally found its purpose.
12:18 p.m.
Take a bite of Andy Samberg’s burger at Umami Burger for charity
Photo: The Samberger by Andy Samberg at Umami Burger, Bee Umami Burger, Beer Garden & Sports Book at SLS Las Vegas is serving Golden Globe-winning actor Andy Samberg’s Samberger through Tuesday as a fundraiser for CEID in Berkeley, Calif.
12:00 p.m.
Vegas Play of the Day: Ohio State at Penn State
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 ...
11:21 a.m.
Life Is Beautiful: First impressions
Life Is Beautiful: First impressions Will people stand for 10 hours in the sun just to see Kanye West? Yes.
11:02 a.m.
Splash shots still define Giants’ ballpark
Photo: This Oct. 6, 2012, file photo shows the view of AT Imagine if big league boppers rarely dented the Green Monster at Fenway Park. Or hardly ever hit drives onto Waveland Avenue at Wrigley Field. Or never came close to the B&O Warehouse at Camden Yards.
10:52 a.m.
PGA of America president ousted for social media comments
Ted Bishop was never afraid to take a risk or share his strong opinions on any subject during his 23 months as president of the PGA of America. Ultimately, that wound up costing him his ...
10:50 a.m.
Defensive tackle McCoy signs 7-year deal with Bucs
Defensive tackle Gerald McCoy has signed a seven-year extension with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers worth $98 million, making McCoy the highest-paid player at his position.
10:48 a.m.
Las Vegas could be the new home of an NHL team
10:20 a.m.
A world without OPEC?
Forty-one years ago this month, the Arab oil embargo began. The countries that were part of it belonged, of course, to the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries — OPEC — which had banded together 13 ...
2:03 a.m.
The blue-collar imperative
In Georgia, Democrat Michelle Nunn is giving Republicans a real scare in a Senate race the GOP thought it had put away. Some of her new momentum comes from a sustained attack on David Perdue, ...
2:02 a.m.
A generation without chores
I recently moderated a talk for a colleague who was addressing a large group of parents. She asked me to hand out a time wheel, which listed a variety of activities that could make up ...
2:01 a.m.
Week 8 NFL picks and game of the week for the Sun’s handicapping contest
Week 8 NFL picks and game of the week for the Sun’s handicapping contest When NBC landed Green Bay at New Orleans as its midyear Sunday Night Football matchup before the season, no one at the network likely envisioned ...
2:00 a.m.
Faith Lutheran claims Sunset’s top seed against Spring Valley
Photo: From left, Faith Lutheran High School football pla The snap spiraled a foot above Greg Benson’s head. Faith Lutheran had decided not to punt on a fourth-and-3 play from its own 46-yard line two minutes into Friday’s game at Spring Valley. ...
Updated 1:08 p.m.
Moapa Valley takes care of Chaparral to finish undefeated regular season
Photo: From left,  Moapa Valley High School football  pla If it weren’t for Sterling Simmons’ effort on special teams Friday, maybe the Moapa Valley High football team wouldn’t have easily beat host Chaparral, 40-12 ...
12:10 a.m.

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