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April 19, 2014

Las Vegas Sun

The Strip

Harmon tower set to fall — with a whimper

Harmon tower set to fall — with a whimper

Posted 2:00 a.m.

One by one, the grand old dames of the Strip outlived their charms — the Dunes, Stardust and Aladdin — and down they came, thanks to some well-rigged dynamite, in a booming flash of bravado and showmanship that became this city’s staple ...

Fabricio Werdum, right, and Travis Browne fight during a UFC mixed martial arts bout on Saturday, April 19, 2014, in Orlando, Fla. Werdum won.

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Fabricio Werdum, right, and Travis Browne fight during a UFC mixed martial arts bout on Saturday, April 19, 2014, in Orlando, Fla. Werdum won.

UFC on Fox 11

Debating Fabricio Werdum’s chances against Cain Velasquez

Posted 9:00 p.m.

File the failure to put a television camera on heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez during UFC on Fox 11 on Saturday evening under missed opportunities. Broadcasting Velasquez as he watched Fabricio Werdum rout Travis Browne by unanimous decision (50-45, 50-45, 49-46) in Orlando, Fla., would have been the only way to tell whether ...

Crash into signal control box and light pole injures 2 in car and pedestrian

Crash into signal control box and light pole injures 2 in car and pedestrian

Posted 2:13 p.m.

A driver slammed into a signal control box and light pole this morning, showering a 53-year-old woman who was waiting to cross the street with debris and fluid from ...

Sports

Ethier’s homer propels Dodgers over Diamondbacks

Los Angeles Dodgers outfielders Andre Ethier, right, and Matt Kemp, left, celebrate a three-run home run hit by Ethier in front of Arizona Diamondbacks catcher Miguel Montero during the fourth inning of a baseball game Saturday, April 19, 2014, in Los Angeles.

Jae C. Hong / AP

Los Angeles Dodgers outfielders Andre Ethier, right, and Matt Kemp, left, celebrate a three-run home run hit by Ethier in front of Arizona Diamondbacks catcher Miguel Montero during the fourth inning of a baseball game Saturday, April 19, 2014, in Los Angeles.

Posted 9:11 p.m.

Andre Ethier hit a three-run homer and the Los Angeles Dodgers rallied from an early four-run deficit to beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 8-6 on Saturday. Dan Haren (3-0) was charged with ...

The Kats Report

Guy Fieri opens Strip restaurant in hair-raising fashion

Guy Fieri works a patio grill at The Quad helping to serve burgers to fans outside his first Las Vegas restaurant, Guy Fieri's Vegas Kitchen & Bar on Friday, April 4, 2014.

Guy Fieri is playing the Strip, and this is all too appropriate. The UNLV graduate (he has a degree in hospitality management) is a spicy figure, to put it mildly. Adorned with a lot of good ink up and down his arms, his ...

Posted 2:08 p.m.

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