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March 3, 2015

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Politics

Backlash over ‘hot little girls’ remark follows Fiore — even into bathroom

Backlash over ‘hot little girls’ remark follows Fiore — even into bathroom

Posted 2:00 a.m.

Michele Fiore's recent comments to The New York Times about “young, hot little girls” shooting rapists on college campuses spawned an awkward encounter in a somewhat ...

Volunteers clean lint off rock formations inside the Lehman Cave at the Great Basin National Park in Baker, Nev. Over a three-day period last month, volunteers from California, Nevada and Utah participated in “lint camp,” helping to wipe, clean and clear dust, and pick lint that has gathered on rock formations within the cave.

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Volunteers clean lint off rock formations inside the Lehman Cave at the Great Basin National Park in Baker, Nev. Over a three-day period last month, volunteers from California, Nevada and Utah participated in “lint camp,” helping to wipe, clean and clear dust, and pick lint ...

Deep cleaning: Cave lovers help remove grime left by park tourists

Posted 2:00 a.m.

Down here in the subterranean stillness, the beam from Paul Kemp’s headlamp slices through the gloom like a lighthouse beacon — his tool to unearth evidence of the invaders who have long descended into this alien world. With the studied care of an archaeologist, the retired rocket engineer uses a tiny ...

Downtown

$350 million might not be enough to save Las Vegas

$350 million might not be enough to save Las Vegas

Posted 2:00 a.m.

There's been a lot of hubbub about the effort tech whiz Tony Hsieh and his crack team of acolytes have put into revitalizing downtown Las Vegas. Hsieh’s money has ...

News

Nepal official says human waste on Everest a major problem

In this Oct. 27, 2011, file photo, the last light of the day sets on Mount Everest as it rises behind Mount Nuptse as seen from Tengboche, in the Himalaya's Khumbu region, Nepal. Human waste left by climbers on Mount Everest has become a problem that is causing pollution and threatening to spread disease on the world’s highest peak, the chief of Nepal’s mountaineering association said Tuesday, March 3, 2015.

Kevin Frayer / AP

In this Oct. 27, 2011, file photo, the last light of the day sets on Mount Everest as it rises behind Mount Nuptse as seen from Tengboche, in the Himalaya's Khumbu region, Nepal. Human waste left by climbers on Mount Everest has become a problem ...

Posted 11:10 p.m.

Human waste left by climbers on Mount Everest has become a problem that is causing pollution and threatening to spread disease on the world's highest peak. The more than 700 climbers and guides who spend nearly two months on Everest's slopes each climbing season leave large amounts of ...

The Kats Report

Monday By the Numbers: Shear stats for upcoming St. Baldrick’s Day

Holly Madison shaves the head of John Katsilometes of The Kats Report in support of St. Baldrick’s Foundation’s fundraiser for childhood cancer research Saturday, March 1, 2014, at New York-New York’s Brooklyn Bridge.

Today’s Monday By the Numbers column is top-heavy with a little off the top as we push for support of the annual St. Baldrick’s Day events set for Saturday across the valley.

Posted 11:58 a.m.

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