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March 5, 2015

Las Vegas Sun

Bill suspending prevailing wage headed to governor’s desk

Bill suspending prevailing wage headed to governor's desk

Updated 3:49 p.m.

A bill that would allow school districts to build or repair buildings without paying construction workers the prevailing wage is on its way to Gov. Brian Sandoval for consideration. Republicans ...

Elaine Wynn speaks during a Las Vegas Metro Chamber of Commerce Business Power Luncheon on Wednesday, May 8, 2013, at the Rio.

Elaine Wynn speaks during a Las Vegas Metro Chamber of Commerce Business Power Luncheon on Wednesday, May 8, 2013, at the Rio.

Elaine Wynn moves to renominate herself to Wynn Resorts board

Posted 3:24 p.m.

Elaine Wynn pushed back at an attempt to remove her from the board of her ex-husband’s resort company today, filing preliminary materials to renominate herself at the annual stockholders’ meeting next month. Wynn Resorts’ board of directors said in a filing last week that it wouldn’t ...

Source: Harrison Ford crash-lands plane on golf course

Source: Harrison Ford crash-lands plane on golf course

Updated 18 mins ago

Harrison Ford crash-landed his vintage airplane at a Los Angeles golf course. He suffered moderate injuries and was taken to ...

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Ringling Bros. to retire its elephants, ending a tradition

In this photo from Thursday, Feb. 19, 2015, ringmaster Andre McClain, center, holds his hat to his heart as the national anthem is played during the opening of the Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus "Built to Amaze" show at Knoxville Civic Coliseum in Knoxville, Tenn.

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In this photo from Thursday, Feb. 19, 2015, ringmaster Andre McClain, center, holds his hat to his heart as the national anthem is played during the opening of the Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus "Built to Amaze" show at Knoxville Civic Coliseum in ...

Posted 12:52 p.m.

Elephants have always been part of The Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus, ever since showman P.T. Barnum brought Jumbo, "a massive 12-foot African elephant," to America in 1882 to star in the "Greatest Show on Earth." Whenever the circus came to town, parades of pachyderms heralded its arrival, ...

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