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September 23, 2014

Las Vegas Sun

Teller foils bank robbery by telling suspect there’s no money

Teller foils bank robbery by telling suspect there’s no money

Posted 50 mins ago

A man who tried to rob a Las Vegas bank last month walked away empty-handed after a teller said there was no money to give him, Metro Police said. The man ...

Commission meeting blog: Mayweather acquitted, Jones and Cormier fined

Commission meeting blog: Mayweather acquitted, Jones and Cormier fined

Updated 21 mins ago

Floyd Mayweather Jr.’s tenure as a licensed fight promoter in Nevada is off to an ignominious start. Less than two months after the Nevada State Athletic Commission approved Mayweather Promotions to ...

U.S., Arab allies hit ISIS strongholds in Syria, Iraq

U.S., Arab allies hit ISIS strongholds in Syria, Iraq

Updated 8:45 a.m.

Combined U.S.-Arab airstrikes hit Islamic State military strongholds in Syria and Iraq, and a simultaneous U.S. strike targeted an al-Qaida cell said to be plotting direct assaults on ...

A member of the feral cat colony at the closed White Sands Motel on Friday, July 25, 2014.

A member of the feral cat colony at the closed White Sands Motel on Friday, July 25, 2014.

Animal Foundation pursuing new strategy to avoid euthanasia of stray cats

Posted 2:00 a.m.

In its effort to stop euthanizing three out of four stray cats brought into its shelter, the Animal Foundation is favoring a new strategy: Collect stray cats, spay or neuter them, vaccinate them, then ...

News

100 arrested at Wall Street climate crisis sit-in

Protesters and police wrestle near a barricade at Wall Street and Broadway during a march demanding action on climate change and corporate greed Monday, Sept. 22, 2014, a day after a huge climate march in New York.

John Minchillo / AP

Protesters and police wrestle near a barricade at Wall Street and Broadway during a march demanding action on climate change and corporate greed Monday, Sept. 22, 2014, a day after a huge climate march in New York.

Posted 11:15 p.m.

A day after more than 100,000 people marched to warn that climate change is destroying the Earth, more than 1,000 activists blocked parts of Broadway in Manhattan's Financial District in a sit-in to protest what they see as corporate and economic ...

The Kats Report

‘Georgia on My Mind’ deserves a full house, but will it get one?

Sax great Kirk Whalum, Nnenna Freelon and Clint Holmes rehearse "Georgia on My Mind" at Venetian Theater on Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014, in Las Vegas.

The sound of singers is fueled by the band behind, and the artists turn to one another as if carrying on an animated conversation rather than singing a song in the Ray Charles tribute show “Georgia on My Mind” at ...

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