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September 1, 2014

Las Vegas Sun

The people and politics behind Reid’s Clean Energy Summit 7.0

The people and politics behind Sen. Harry Reid’s Clean Energy Summit 7.0

Posted 2:00 a.m.

As a young man, Harry Reid discovered a desert oasis not far from his Searchlight home, across the border in Fort Piute, Calif. Water poured out of craggy, volcanic rock. Lily pads and cattails grew. The site ...

Las Vegas' Justin Hausner leaps on home plate and celebrates with teammates Austin Kryszczuk, center, and Brad Stone after all three scored on a double by Drew Laspaluto off Chicago's Joshua Houston in the first inning of the U.S. championship game at the Little League World Series tournament in South Williamsport, Pa., Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014.

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Las Vegas' Justin Hausner leaps on home plate and celebrates with teammates Austin Kryszczuk, center, and Brad Stone after all three scored on a double by Drew Laspaluto off Chicago's Joshua Houston in the first inning of the U.S. championship game at the Little League ...

Las Vegas loves its Little League stars

Posted 2:00 a.m.

They gave us a reason to cheer. They made us proud to be Las Vegans. Mountain Ridge Little League of northwest Las Vegas was the first team from Nevada to qualify for the Little League World Series ...

Commission adopts fracking regulations for Nevada

Commission adopts fracking regulations for Nevada

Posted 2:00 a.m.

The Commission on Mineral Resources' unanimous decision in Elko drew criticism from opponents, who say fracking could lead to water contamination, excessive water consumption and earthquake activity. But supporters ...

Sports

Tony Stewart’s return to race track ends early

NASCAR driver Tony Stewart makes his way to his car before practicing for Sunday's auto race at Atlanta Motor Speedway in Hampton, Ga., Friday, Aug. 29, 2014. Sunday's race will be his first since his car struck and killed a fellow driver during a sprint race in New York three weeks ago.

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NASCAR driver Tony Stewart makes his way to his car before practicing for Sunday's auto race at Atlanta Motor Speedway in Hampton, Ga., Friday, Aug. 29, 2014. Sunday's race will be his first since his car struck and killed a fellow driver during a sprint ...

Updated 7:30 p.m.

Tony Stewart's return to the track has ended only a little over halfway through his race at Atlanta Motor Speedway.

The Kats Report

As Jerry Lewis accepts Australia’s top honor, rare MDA Telethon video surfaces

Jerry Lewis mugs behind his famous director's chair at the Smith Center for the Performing Arts on Friday, Aug. 29, 2014, as he is admitted as a Member of the Order of Australia, the highest civilian honor awarded by that country. Lewis was recognized for his work with the Muscular Dystrophy Foundation of Australia.

There was once a time when the entire country was tuned in to Jerry Lewis on Labor Day Weekend, but on Friday afternoon it was a handful of dignitaries who joined Lewis at Reynolds Hall in the Smith Center for the Performing Arts ...

Posted 4:45 p.m.

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