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April 17, 2014

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Man dead after screwdriver stabbing
Wednesday, April 16, 2014
One man is dead and another behind bars after an afternoon fight outside a thrift store ended with someone taking a screwdriver to ...
Photo: State Sen. Pat Spearman, D-North Las Vegas, talks
Las Vegas rally helps kick off nationwide effort to change gun laws
Wednesday, April 16, 2014
Las Vegas was one of 10 cities in the country with an Everytown For Gun Safety event to kick off a campaign to lobby mayors, governors and legislators to pass laws for comprehensive …
Golden Nugget becomes first downtown casino to reach new pact with unions
Golden Nugget becomes first downtown casino to reach new pact with unions
Wednesday, April 16, 2014
The Culinary and Bartenders unions announced Wednesday that they'd agreed with the Golden Nugget on a five-year contract. The agreement is the first ...
Website's commenters take issue with Las Vegas' listing among world's most disappointing destinations
Website's commenters take issue with Las Vegas' listing among world's most disappointing destinations
Wednesday, April 16, 2014
Maybe the nearly 40 million people visiting Las Vegas annually are wrong? The website smartertravel.com this week ran a story listing...
Joe Downtown: Las Vegas City Council votes to allow horse-drawn carriages downtown
Joe Downtown: Las Vegas City Council votes to allow horse-drawn carriages downtown
Wednesday, April 16, 2014
Though they argued it would lead to more congested streets downtown, the mayor and two Las Vegas City Council members were outvoted: horse-drawn carriages are on their way. Despite concerns...
Reno mayor candidate dies but will remain on ballot
Wednesday, April 16, 2014
The name of a Reno mayoral candidate who was found dead this week in his apartment will remain on the June 10 ballot. Washoe County Registrar Luanne Cutler tells the...
Photo: Boston Police Officer John Quinn walks with, Mille
Boston Marathon organizers confident race will be safe
Wednesday, April 16, 2014
The arrest of a man with a rice cooker in his backpack near the Boston Marathon finish line led police to step up patrols Wednesday, while organizers sought to assure the city and runners of a safe race next week. The actions of the...
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Deutsche Bank said to seek sale of Cosmopolitan resort
Wednesday, April 16, 2014
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2014-04-16/deutsche-bank-said-to-seek-sale-of-cosmopolitan-las-vegas-resort.html
State investigation finds cheating at Las Vegas elementary school
State investigation finds cheating at Las Vegas elementary school
Wednesday, April 16, 2014
An investigation by the Nevada Education Department into testing irregularities at Matt Kelly Elementary School in Las Vegas found student answer sheets were altered but could not determine...
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Police: Utah woman accused of killing babies gave birth at home
Wednesday, April 16, 2014
A Utah woman accused of concealing seven pregnancies before strangling or suffocating her newborns gave birth each time in her home, authorities said Wednesday. Investigators have determined that Megan Huntsman, 39, did not go to a hospital to have the babies, Pleasant Grove Police Capt. Mike Roberts said. He didn't say if anybody helped...
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Nebraska toddler gets stuck inside prize-claw arcade game
Wednesday, April 16, 2014
Authorities say a toddler has been reunited with his mother after employees found him playing inside a claw crane machine at a Nebraska bowling alley. Lincoln police say...
Rampart Casino ready to open new bingo room
Rampart Casino ready to open new bingo room
Wednesday, April 16, 2014
Rampart Casino’s new bingo room is opening Saturday, with six one-hour sessions every day. The 300-seat room next to the buffet will include...
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Sandoval leading state trade mission to Canada
Wednesday, April 16, 2014
Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval is leading a trade mission to Canada, in part to attract interest in the state’s nascent drone industry. The delegation includes Sandoval, members of the Governor’s Office of Economic Development, representatives from UNLV, UNR and the Desert Research Institute, along with business leaders from the state. The economic development office is staging a conference for targeted Canadian companies to...
Owner pleads not guilty to insurance fraud in pet shop fire
Owner pleads not guilty to insurance fraud in pet shop fire
Wednesday, April 16, 2014
A woman accused of torching her Las Vegas pet shop and endangering 27 puppies in an alleged insurance scheme pleaded not guilty today to fraud and attempted theft charges. Gloria Eun Hye Lee, 35, was...
Body with stab wounds found in flood-control channel
Body with stab wounds found in flood-control channel
Wednesday, April 16, 2014
The body of a man believed to be dead for more than two weeks was discovered Tuesday in a flood-control channel near downtown. Metro Police found the body about...

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