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April 24, 2014

Las Vegas Sun

$66 million expansion planned for Mandalay Bay convention center

$66 million expansion planned for Mandalay Bay convention center

Posted 8:51 a.m.

The Mandalay Bay resort in Las Vegas announced a $66 million expansion project that will boost its convention center from the seventh-largest to the fifth-largest in the United States. Company officials said Thursday...

What happened to Harry Reid’s hand-picked candidate for governor?

What happened to Harry Reid’s hand-picked candidate for governor?

Posted 2:00 a.m.

Democrats outnumber Republicans by 77,000 voters in Nevada, they control the Legislature and they boast the most powerful member of the U.S. Senate. So what happened to ...

Police: Man with knife climbs onto roof, takes off clothes

Police: Man with knife climbs onto roof, takes off clothes

Posted 9:17 a.m.

Metro Police are engaged in a standoff this morning with a man armed with a knife on the roof of a home in Desert Shores Villas, after he ran from officers and took off his clothes, authorities said. Metro responded...

Rancher Cliven Bundy’s racist comment draws rebuke from Sen. Dean Heller, others

Posted 10:10 a.m.

Rancher Cliven Bundy’s racist comment in a New York Times story has drawn stingy rebukes from opponents and prompted some Republicans to distance themselves. But Bundy’s strongest supporters said they remain committed to battling the Bureau of Land Management.

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FDA proposes first regulations for e-cigarettes

Eric Scheman demonstrates an e-cigarette at Vape store in Chicago, Wednesday, April 23, 2014. The federal government wants to ban sales of electronic cigarettes to minors and require approval for new products and health warning labels under regulations being proposed by the Food and Drug Administration.

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Eric Scheman demonstrates an e-cigarette at Vape store in Chicago, Wednesday, April 23, 2014. The federal government wants to ban sales of electronic cigarettes to minors and require approval for new products and health warning labels under regulations being proposed by the Food and Drug ...

Posted 18 mins ago

he federal government wants to ban sales of electronic cigarettes to minors and require approval for new products and health warning labels. While the proposal being issued Thursday by the Food and Drug Administration won't...

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Melody Sweets plays it cool in ‘MDQ’ rockabilly session

Melody Sweets sings "My Boy Elvis" as a guest star in "Million Dollar Quartet" at Harrah's on Tuesday, April 22, 2014.

The Green Fairy in “Absinthe,” the latest guest star to join “Million Dollar Quartet,” upped the temp with a take on “My Boy Elvis,” closing tonight’s performance at Harrah’s. Sweets picked the 1956 rockabilly track from ...

Posted 2:00 a.m.

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