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May 6, 2016

Las Vegas Sun

New television ad takes aim at Joe Heck’s record in state Senate

New ad takes aim at Joe Heck’s record in state Senate

Updated 10 mins ago

The pro-Democratic Senate Majority PAC is launching a $450,000 television ad buy in Nevada today targeting Republican U.S. Senate candidate Joe Heck’s ...

Helen Knight, right, drives a group of her teaching colleagues to Baker, Calif., to work on Tuesday, May 3, 2016. The group departs every weekday morning from Las Vegas at 6 a.m. for the commute to Baker. In the seat behind Knight are Roxanne Lang, left, and Tina Delgadillo. In the rear seat is Stacy Hertig.

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Helen Knight, right, drives a group of her teaching colleagues to Baker, Calif., to work on Tuesday, May 3, 2016. The group departs every weekday morning from Las Vegas at 6 a.m. for the commute to Baker. In the seat behind Knight are Roxanne Lang, ...

For this group of Las Vegas teachers, ideal school is across state lines

Posted 2:00 a.m.

Roxanne Lang sinks into the backseat, munching on a breakfast of toast swaddled in a paper towel. At 6:30 a.m., traffic is still light on Interstate 15 southbound out of Las Vegas. Up ahead, the town of Jean appears from behind a mountain, a small gray oasis on a brown landscape. It’s usually around here that ...

Suspects in liquor store slaying get public defenders

Suspects in liquor store slaying get public defenders

Posted 9:07 a.m.

Three men arrested in the shooting death of an employee at a Lee’s Discount Liquor store during a robbery last month appeared in Las Vegas Justice Court today and were appointed ...

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Triple Crown winner thriving in new home at Ashford Stud

Trainer Bob Baffert shows Triple Crown winner American Pharoah to members of the media at Belmont Park in Elmont, N.Y., on Sunday, June 7, 2015. American Pharoah won the Belmont Stakes to become the first horse to win the Triple Crown in 37 years.

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Trainer Bob Baffert shows Triple Crown winner American Pharoah to members of the media at Belmont Park in Elmont, N.Y., on Sunday, June 7, 2015. American Pharoah won the Belmont Stakes to become the first horse to win the Triple Crown in 37 years.

Posted 9:48 a.m.

American Pharoah is led out of his stone palace of a barn, head up, eyes alert, a little heavier these days but still pretty well sculpted. In a few minutes, the champion will be walked over to the breeding shed, a mere 50 yards away. By now, the Triple Crown ...

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Operation Frankie Moreno is finally at full force at Planet Hollywood

Opening night of Frankie Moreno’s “Under the Influence” on Wednesday, May 4, 2016, at Planet Hollywood.

I won’t say the man was nervous. He handled that himself Wednesday night. “Why am I so nervous?” Frankie Moreno asked everyone and no one in particular ...

Posted 2:00 a.m.

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