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July 27, 2015

Las Vegas Sun

Fake trees that fueled Cosmopolitan fire aren’t regulated by county codes

Decorative trees that fueled Cosmopolitan fire aren't regulated by county codes

Posted 5:25 p.m.

Ron Lynn of the county’s Department of Building and Fire Prevention said current codes govern physical structures such as pool decks and cabanas, but plants and outdoor ...

Sebastien Silvestri, Daniel Boulud, Buddy Valastro, Robin Leach and Emeril Lagasse attend the 2014 Ultimo Grand Banquet on Friday, Dec. 5, 2014, at the Venetian.

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Sebastien Silvestri, Daniel Boulud, Buddy Valastro, Robin Leach and Emeril Lagasse attend the 2014 Ultimo Grand Banquet on Friday, Dec. 5, 2014, at the Venetian.

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Venetian, Palazzo F&B VP Sebastien Silvestri: The birth and impact of restaurants in casino resorts

Posted 11:55 p.m.

Nowadays, you cannot be in the casino-resort business without taking your food-and-beverage program seriously. Las Vegas became a breeding ground for incredible destination restaurants. New and old properties raised the culinary bar.

Rebels quick hits

UNLV to face UCLA in opening game at November’s Maui Invitational

UNLV to face UCLA in opening game at November's Maui Invitational

Posted 6:15 p.m.

UNLV’s first game at the Maui Invitational will come against a recent Mountain West coaching foe, ESPN reported today. The official bracket for the Thanksgiving week tournament comes out ...

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PBS special ‘The Bomb’ seeks to tell story of atomic weapons

This July 16, 1945, sequence of file photos, a mushroom cloud is recorded by an Army automatic motion picture camera six miles away as the first atomic bomb test was conducted at Alamogordo, N.M.

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This July 16, 1945, sequence of file photos, a mushroom cloud is recorded by an Army automatic motion picture camera six miles away as the first atomic bomb test was conducted at Alamogordo, N.M.

Posted 6:53 p.m.

The creation of the atomic bomb in a New Mexico secret city and newly restored and declassified footage will be featured in a new PBS special released as ...

The Kats Report

If this is it for Rush, they leave on a high note

Bassist Geddy Lee of Rush performs for a packed house during their concert at MGM Grand Garden Arena on Saturday, July 25, 2015.

Rush-infused memories are so plentiful and indelible, we don’t always know where to begin or end. On Saturday night, the band took that task themselves, rolling in reverse from finish to start during its “R40 Tour” stop.

Posted 10:31 p.m.

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