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February 26, 2015

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Nevada Gaming Commission approves betting on Olympics

Nevada Gaming Commission approves betting on Olympics

Updated 6:00 p.m.

State gaming regulators approved a request from the South Point to alter regulatory language that prohibits wagers on amateur sports, which previously included ...

Runners are shown at a dust party after the first Color Run on Saturday, Feb. 25, 2012, in downtown Las Vegas. About 5,000 participants ran a 5K event that benefits Three Square food bank.

Runners are shown at a dust party after the first Color Run on Saturday, Feb. 25, 2012, in downtown Las Vegas. About 5,000 participants ran a 5K event that benefits Three Square food bank.

Weekend Best Bets: Rascal Flatts, Pentatonix and the Color Run

Posted 6:00 p.m.

There’s good reason to step out and enjoy the brisk weather this weekend, with a colorful variety of musical offerings and benefit runs highlighting the days ahead. Here’s a look at our weekend best bets:

Defense in slaying of neighborhood mom wants gunshot residue test

Defense in slaying of neighborhood mom wants gunshot residue test

Updated 3:23 p.m.

Attorneys for a 19-year-old accused of killing a neighborhood mother in a spray of gunfire want a judge to let them check the dead woman's body for gunshot residue. The request came as ...

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$150K dress worn by Lupita Nyong’o at Oscars reported stolen

In this Sunday, Feb. 22, 2015 photo, actress Lupita Nyong’o arrives at the Oscars wearing a dress made of pearls at the Dolby Theater in Los Angeles.

Chris Pizzello / Invision / AP

In this Sunday, Feb. 22, 2015 photo, actress Lupita Nyong’o arrives at the Oscars wearing a dress made of pearls at the Dolby Theater in Los Angeles.

Posted 3:03 p.m.

A $150,000 gown adorned with thousands of pearls and worn by Lupita Nyong'o at the Academy Awards has been reported stolen, sheriff's officials said Thursday. Deputies responded to a West Hollywood hotel late Wednesday after the custom Calvin Klein Collection by Francisco Costa dress was reported missing from ...

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Wings over America: Imagine Dragons jam on jammed Southwest flight; album debuts at No. 1

Imagine Dragons perform during their Destinations Dragons Tour stop presented by Southwest Airlines at Vinyl on Monday, Feb. 23, 2015, in Hard Rock Hotel Las Vegas.

Wearing a grin and plain white T-shirt you’d buy three-to-a-pack at Target, Imagine Dragons frontman Dan Reynolds returned to the stage — which is to say he returned to his spot at the head of the cabin just in front of the cockpit.

Posted 11:37 a.m.

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