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September 2, 2014

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Developer fashions plan for Las Vegas expo center off I-15 near Strip
Tuesday, September 2, 2014
Real Estate:
Developer Jack Kashani, who helped launch the World Market Center furniture-expo hall, has his sights on another massive showcase center for Las Vegas, even though his first one was marred by financial and legal woes. Kashani is rumored to be under contract to buy ...
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Dizzy in heat, Bouchard out of upset-heavy U.S. Open
Monday, September 1, 2014
Bouchard tried to carry on, but it was hardly an ideal time to try to win a tennis match. The No. 7-seeded Bouchard became the latest top woman to bow out at this surprise-filled U.S. Open, beaten 7-6 (2), 6-4 Monday by 17th-seeded Ekaterina Makarova of Russia in the fourth round.
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Burning Man festival draws crowd of 66,000
Monday, September 1, 2014
Gene Seidlitz of the federal Bureau of Land Management says the official peak attendance of 65,922 set on Friday was within the population cap of 68,000 imposed by his agency on the quirky art and music festival.
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Carrie Underwood announces pregnancy
Monday, September 1, 2014
Carrie Underwood and Mike Fisher posted the announcement on their social media accounts on Monday. Underwood's publicist confirmed the couple will be expecting their first child in the spring. ...
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N.Y. police boss defends response in custody death
Monday, September 1, 2014
Ronald Singleton's death was ruled a homicide Friday. The medical examiner's office says physical restraint by police was a factor, along with severe intoxication from the hallucinogenic drug PCP and heart disease.
2 men sue over Nevada trapping regulations
Monday, September 1, 2014
Donald Molde of Reno and Mark Smith of Incline Village, in their lawsuit filed Thursday in Washoe County District Court, are seeking an injunction to halt the upcoming trapping season and force change.
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Americans detained in North Korea call for U.S. help
Monday, September 1, 2014
Jeffrey Fowle and Mathew Miller said they expect to face trial within a month. But they said they do not know what punishment they could face or what the specific charges against them are. Kenneth Bae, who already is serving a 15-year term, said his health has deteriorated at the labor camp where he works eight hours a day.
Man dies in North Las Vegas motorcycle accident
Monday, September 1, 2014
Officers were dispatched to Donovan Way near East Craig Road around 3:45 a.m. after receiving reports of a man down, according to North Las Vegas Police. When they arrived, they found 41-year-old North Las Vegas resident Johnston Overbey lying unresponsive near the roadway.
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Kanye, Juanes enliven L.A.’s Made in America fest
Monday, September 1, 2014
"This whole place is full of good, loving people," Mayer told the crowd from the Budweiser Made in America festival's main stage.
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Will traffic deaths rise as states legalize pot?
Monday, September 1, 2014
Studies of marijuana's effects show that the drug can slow decision-making, decrease peripheral vision and impede multitasking, all of which are critical driving skills. But unlike with alcohol, drivers high on pot tend to be aware that they are impaired and try to compensate by driving slowly, avoiding risky actions such as passing other cars, and allowing extra room between vehicles.
Uruguay says Guantanamo prisoner not imminent
Monday, September 1, 2014
The Pentagon had given the U.S. Congress a legally required 30-day notice in July that it intended to transfer the six long-held men for resettlement, suggesting it may have been imminent after months of delay. But presidential spokesman Diego Canepa said undisclosed issues had yet to be resolved.
Action-packed TV might make you snack more
Monday, September 1, 2014
Could action-packed TV fare make you fat? That's the implication of a new study that found people snacked more watching fast-paced television than viewing a more leisurely paced talk show.
Vacant home in northwest valley destroyed by fire
Vacant home in northwest valley destroyed by fire
Monday, September 1, 2014
Firefighters were dispatched around 10:15 p.m. to a house fire on Crestline Drive near Torrey Pines Drive and Washington Avenue. When they arrived on scene, the fire had already engulfed the one-story wood house, according to LVFR. Firefighters contained ...
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Climate study yields bad news for tiny desert fish
Monday, September 1, 2014
For 10,000 years, a tiny iridescent blue fish has lived in the depths of a cavern in Nevada's desert. But a new study says climate change and warming waters — and its lack of mobility — are threatening its existence and decreasing its numbers.
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‘Guardians’ tops slow Labor Day Weekend, summer box office
Monday, September 1, 2014
Marvel's cosmic romp topped the Labor Day box office with a three-day take of $22 million — its third time in first place since its release five weeks ago, according to studio estimates Monday. With North American ticket sales of more than $280 million so far, "Guardians" is also the summer's — and the year's — top-grossing film to date.

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