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April 19, 2014

Las Vegas Sun

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Former Durango basketball star not quitting in fight for donated kidney

Former Durango basketball star not quitting in fight for donated kidney

Posted 2:00 a.m.

Martrel Johnson could have done anything he wanted on the basketball court. Against any opponent. “We called him the man child,” says Al La Rocque, his former coach at Durango High. “When he came in as a freshman ...

The Harmon at CityCenter in Las Vegas on Thursday, Oct. 27, 2011.

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The Harmon at CityCenter in Las Vegas on Thursday, Oct. 27, 2011.

The Strip

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 ...

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

Harper pulled for not hustling; Nats fall to Cards

Washington Nationals left fielder Bryce Harper walks in the dugout during a baseball game against the St. Louis Cardinals at Nationals Park on Friday, April 18, 2014, in Washington.

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Washington Nationals left fielder Bryce Harper walks in the dugout during a baseball game against the St. Louis Cardinals at Nationals Park on Friday, April 18, 2014, in Washington.

Posted 2:36 p.m.

Nationals star Bryce Harper has been pulled early from a game after Washington manager Matt Williams said the young outfielder didn't hustle. Harper was taken out after six innings ...

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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