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March 2, 2015

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Jimmie Johnson looking for fifth series win in Las Vegas

Jimmie Johnson looking for fifth series win in Las Vegas

Posted 2:00 a.m.

Jimmie Johnson loves racing in Las Vegas. And not just at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway, where the six-time NASACAR Sprint Cup Series champion will highlight the field March 8 in the Kobalt 400 ...

March events are expected to draw more visitors to Las Vegas than any other month. Three-time boxing world champion Adrien Broner (left) will face John Molina Jr. on March 7 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena to kick off NBC's new broadcast boxing series, Premier Boxing Champions. Brad Keselowski (center) will defend his title in the Kobalt 400 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series event on March 8. Las Vegas is the only city to host four NCAA basketball conference championships (right).

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March events are expected to draw more visitors to Las Vegas than any other month. Three-time boxing world champion Adrien Broner (left) will face John Molina Jr. on March 7 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena to kick off NBC's new broadcast boxing series, Premier ...

March Madness: With basketball, NASCAR and Spring Break, March is Las Vegas’ biggest month

Posted 2:00 a.m.

With four college basketball conference championships hosted this month in Las Vegas, it’s no surprise that tens of thousands of fans will fly in and shell out big bucks to get in on the action. In fact, March Madness betting rivals Super Bowl betting at the sportsbooks. But March Madness in Las Vegas goes beyond basketball ...

Openings & Closings

Six renovated grocery stores make their debut, Town Square gets juicy

Six renovated grocery stores make their debut, Town Square gets juicy

Posted 2:00 a.m.

This week, the Grand Bazaar Shops welcome another store, a specialty shop opens for those with luxurious tastes, and new restaurants offer foodies even more dining options. Also, six grocery stores ...

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Obama invoking civil rights struggles past and present

President Barack Obama speaks at the Countering Violent Extremism Summit, Thursday, Feb. 19, 2015, at the State Department in Washington.

Carolyn Kaster / AP

President Barack Obama speaks at the Countering Violent Extremism Summit, Thursday, Feb. 19, 2015, at the State Department in Washington.

Posted 7:18 p.m.

For President Barack Obama, it's a week to invoke America's civil rights struggles from past to present. The nation's first black president plans a speech Saturday from the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Ala., the site of one of the movement's stirring moments, and will refocus on last year's fatal ...

The Kats Report

‘Duck Dynasty’s’ Phil Robertson fires another round as opening of Rio show nears

Phil Robertson, from the television show "Duck Dynasty," places his Bible and notes into his bag after speaking during the Conservative Political Action Conference in National Harbor, Md., on Friday, Feb. 27, 2015.

For barbed political, cultural and theological debate, check out the Rio. Phil Robertson, the patriarch of the family that is the focus of the “Duck Dynasty” reality-TV series on A&E and the in-development musical “Duck Commander Musical” at Rio’s Crown Theater, lit up ...

Posted 8:10 p.m.

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