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April 16, 2014

Las Vegas Sun

Politics

Heck, challenger Bilbray-Kohn step up fundraising in House race

Heck, challenger Bilbray-Kohn step up fundraising in House race

Posted 10:15 p.m.

Taxes weren’t the only thing that needed filing on April 15; for those running for Congress, it was also the day to turn in the first election reports of the year. In the House ...

A view of the Peace Palace, a Unification Church convention and training center, under construction at 6590 Bermuda Road, on Monday, April 7, 2014.

Steve Marcus / Las Vegas Sun

A view of the Peace Palace, a Unification Church convention and training center, under construction at 6590 Bermuda Road, on Monday, April 7, 2014.

Development

After ‘refocusing of the vision of God,’ Peace Palace on track to be finished by year’s end

Posted 2:00 a.m.

They’re running behind schedule, but a South Korean religious group is still bringing a “Peace Palace” to America’s gambling mecca. The Unification Church, known for its mass weddings, extensive business holdings and cult-like founder, plans to finish construction of its 93,000-square-foot convention and training center on Bermuda Road at Sunset Road by year’s end. General contractor Steven Kwon attributed the delay to ...

Man charged with hoax near marathon finish line

Man charged with hoax near marathon finish line

Updated 10:40 p.m.

A man behaving suspiciously near the Boston Marathon finish line dropped a backpack containing a rice cooker. He was taken into custody ...

News

TV mogul Michael King moves into boxing promotion

Michael King, center, president of King Sports, stands with heavyweight boxers Charles Martin and Alex Flores during a weigh-in Tuesday, April 15, 2014, in Santa Monica, Calif., for Wednesday's "Boxing at Baker" at the Baker Hangar in Santa Monica.

Nick Ut / AP

Michael King, center, president of King Sports, stands with heavyweight boxers Charles Martin and Alex Flores during a weigh-in Tuesday, April 15, 2014, in Santa Monica, Calif., for Wednesday's "Boxing at Baker" at the Baker Hangar in Santa Monica.

Posted 6:55 p.m.

Michael King wants to rekindle the world's passion for boxing, and the television mogul believes he can make it happen by putting on a show. Spurred by his lifelong love of the sport, the executive who brought "Wheel of Fortune" and "The Oprah Winfrey Show" to audiences ...

The Kats Report

O’Sheas’ booze sales are intoxicating; Sebastian De-Bachery at Mandalay Bay

Former Planet Hollywood headliner Holly Madison is opening her burlesque-themed speakeasy 1923 Bourbon & Burlesque on Thursday evening at Mandalay Place, but she’s still holding the remote for a TV project ...

Posted 5:51 p.m.

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