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April 27, 2015

Las Vegas Sun

Las Vegas philanthropist might try to unseat Rep. Joe Heck

Las Vegas philanthropist might try to unseat Rep. Joe Heck

Posted 1:15 p.m.

At the urging of national Democrats, Las Vegas philanthropist Susie Lee is seriously considering challenging Rep. Joe Heck in one of Congress’ last true swing districts. Democrats believe ...

Arrest warrant sought for UFC champ in hit-and-run crash

Arrest warrant sought for UFC champ in hit-and-run crash

Updated 2:02 p.m.

UFC light heavyweight champion Jon "Bones" Jones ran from a crash that hospitalized a pregnant woman but quickly came back to grab "a large handful of cash" from the car, witnesses told police. According to police ...

Sandoval names former casino exec to state Gaming Commission

Sandoval names former casino exec to state Gaming Commission

Posted 1:38 p.m.

Gov. Brian Sandoval today appointed a former longtime Northern Nevada casino executive to replace Joe Brown on the state Gaming Commission. Michonne Ascuaga, the former CEO of ...

Tim Jeffery, vice president of security at MGM Grand, right, speaks during a news conference Monday, April 27, 2015, in Las Vegas. The news conference was to address security issues for the fight between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao.

John Locher / AP

Tim Jeffery, vice president of security at MGM Grand, right, speaks during a news conference Monday, April 27, 2015, in Las Vegas. The news conference was to address security issues for the fight between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao.

Security being ramped up for Mayweather-Pacquiao fight

Posted 50 mins ago

Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather hadn't even decided how much it would cost home viewers to watch their fight when the head of the Nevada Athletic Commission started planning security for their big bout. Five times in the 10 weeks since ...

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ESPN suing Verizon over unbundling of its sports channel

This April 7, 2013, photo shows the Verizon Studio booth at MetLife Stadium, in East Rutherford, N.J.

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This April 7, 2013, photo shows the Verizon Studio booth at MetLife Stadium, in East Rutherford, N.J.

Posted 22 mins ago

ESPN is suing Verizon in an escalating clash over how the popular sports channel is being sold in a discounted pay-TV package. The complaint filed Monday in New York's state Supreme Court alleges Verizon is breaking its contract with ESPN, owned by Walt Disney Co., by unbundling the sports channel ...

The Kats Report

‘The Rat Pack Is Back’ eyeing new spot — T Spot at Tuscany; Penn shops ‘The Slammer’

The cast of “The Rat Pack Is Back” makes an appearance during the groundbreaking for the Sahara bus rapid transit line at the Gaudin Ford dealership Thursday, Feb. 24, 2011, in Las Vegas.

I’ve been writing about T Spot quite a lot over the past several months, or even year, with good reason. There is a lot happening in that entertainment den just off the casino floor.

Posted 12:31 p.m.

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