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Halloween brings out sugary side of Las Vegas notables
Celebrities, politicians make plans for trick-or-treating visitors
Saturday, Oct. 31, 2009
Halloween isn’t just for the kids. Local celebrities, politicians and prominent members of the Las Vegas community are planning to take part in today’s festivities. The Las Vegas Sun found out how they are spending their holiday -- and how they're contributing to bags of Halloween treats.
'Fireworks' on big screen lure downtown crowd
Sunday, July 5, 2009
Hundreds of locals and tourists gathered under the Fremont Street Experience's canopy to celebrate the Fourth of July with an innovative twist.
Hundreds honor fallen soldiers at Memorial Day ceremonies
For many, holiday services are an annual event to pay respects
Monday, May 25, 2009
Memorial Day is often viewed as the official start of summer, complete with backyard cookouts and department store deals. But for several grateful residents, Monday was spent doing what the holiday is intended for -- honoring those who died during military service. About 160 people attended the 44th annual Memorial Day service at Palm Mortuary and Cemetery. An estimated 1,200 people showed up to pay their respects in Boulder City for a Memorial Day ceremony at the Southern Nevada Veterans Memorial Cemetery.
NYE partiers find appeal in Fremont Street Experience
Mixed bag of revelers enjoys laid-back feel of city's downtown
Thursday, Jan. 1, 2009
Fancy cocktails that flow freely on the Strip were nowhere to be seen under the Fremont Street Experience’s canopy of lights. Instead, people walked around holding plastic cups shaped as footballs filled to the brim with beer.
Traffic down nearly 15-percent at McCarran in November
Friday, Dec. 26, 2008
Traffic at McCarran International Airport last month was down 14.7 percent compared to November of 2007, according to numbers released today.
Pedestrian killed in DUI-related collision
Friday, Dec. 26, 2008

A 49-year-old Las Vegas man died Friday morning after being struck by a car while walking, Metro Police said.

Voters, weary of future, sought change at the polls
Wednesday, Nov. 5, 2008
Barack Obama may have won over Nevadans and the rest of the country, but the reasons voters selected him varied from wanting social change to taking signs from above.
Local watch parties planned for Obama-McCain debate
Tuesday, Oct. 7, 2008
With just four weeks left until Election Day, and the American public worried about quite possibly the biggest economic crisis since the Great Depression, tonight’s debate between Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama and his Republican rival, John McCain, could get ugly. And several local watch parties have been scheduled by the campaigns.
Saturday last day for easy voter registration
In-person registration continues through Oct. 14 for general election
Friday, Oct. 3, 2008
Attention eligible voters: Saturday is the last day to register to vote in this year’s general election without having to go to the Election Department’s offices.
Easy voter registration period ends Saturday
Mail-in registration ends on Saturday, in-person registration continues through Oct. 14
Thursday, Oct. 2, 2008
There are still two days (three counting today) left to register to vote in the 2008 general election before the Saturday, Oct. 4 deadline.

Only three days left to register to vote
Mail-in registration ends on Saturday, in-person registration continues through Oct. 14
Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2008
With the general election getting closer each day, there are now three days left to register to vote.
Eight days left to register to vote for Nov. 4 election
Presidential debate, Clark County Commission debate both televised tonight
Friday, Sept. 26, 2008
Potential voters now have eight days left to register to vote in the 2008 general election.
Nine days left to register to vote before election
Thursday, Sept. 25, 2008
The deadline is looming to vote in the 2008 general election.
Nevada company gets solar grant
Friday, Sept. 19, 2008
Nevada can expect an expansion of solar energy projects thanks to a grant from the Department of Energy.
Reid, Ensign determined to kill Yucca Mountain plan
Senators say Bob Loux salary controversy won't deter Nevada efforts to stop nuclear dump
Thursday, Sept. 18, 2008
Despite the fact that one of the biggest opponents of the Yucca Mountain project is in the hot seat, state leaders are still saying the nuclear waste dump is dead.
'Pacman' court transcript available
Friday, Aug. 15, 2008
Transcripts of the July 10 court proceedings involving suspended NFL player Adam "Pacman" Jones were recently made available by the Clark County 8th Judicial District Court.
Boulder City: A gateway to the past
Town home to Hoover Dam, but not casinos
Thursday, May 15, 2008
Located half an hour outside of the bright lights of Las Vegas lies a quiet town that some might consider to be the Mayberry of Southern Nevada. Although the town has grown, it still displays parts of its beginning.
Boulder City: A gateway to the past
Town home to Hoover Dam, but not casinos
Thursday, May 15, 2008
Located half an hour outside of the bright lights of Las Vegas lies a quiet town that some might consider to be the Mayberry of Southern Nevada. Although the town has grown, it still displays parts of its beginning.
A gambling world away from the Strip
Neighborhood casinos offer gaming deals, food courts and theaters
Thursday, May 15, 2008

At most neighborhood casinos, families can eat their fill at a buffet and then the kids can either watch a movie or go bowling while parents gamble. Neighborhood casinos provide something for everyone, close to home, encouraging locals to avoid the Strip and downtown.

Despite setback, blessthefall doesn’t veer from tour
Tuesday, April 8, 2008
While most bands might take a hiatus after their singer decides to quit while on tour, blessthefall persevered and finished out its scheduled performances. Now the screamo band is on the road again, performing as part of the "Taste of Chaos" tour which will take the stage tonight at the Pearl at the Palms.
Vegas man finalist in Sexiest Vegetarian contest
Thursday, Feb. 7, 2008

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