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March 2, 2015

Las Vegas Sun

Slick roads, gusty winds in the forecast for Las Vegas

Slick roads, gusty winds in the forecast for Las Vegas

Posted 8:44 a.m.

Officials say roads will be slick and winds are on the way after a wet weekend in Las Vegas. The National Weather Service predicts showers Monday, with possible thunderstorms after ...

UNLV students Chuck Ticer, 21, and Brionna Simons, 20, protest against education budget cuts while making their way across a pedestrian bridge over Las Vegas Boulevard on Sunday, March 6, 2011, in Las Vegas.

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UNLV students Chuck Ticer, 21, and Brionna Simons, 20, protest against education budget cuts while making their way across a pedestrian bridge over Las Vegas Boulevard on Sunday, March 6, 2011, in Las Vegas.

Young leaders committed to improving Southern Nevada

Posted 2:00 a.m.

A presidential shout-out last year turned local immigration activist Astrid Silva into an instant celebrity. The UNLV student was thrust into the national spotlight as the face of President Barack Obama’s plan to spare millions of undocumented immigrants from deportation. But Silva isn’t the only local advocating for the advancement of minorities and disadvantaged groups in Southern Nevada. Here are six other young Las Vegans known for ...

Man gets 4 to 10 years in prison in puppy shop fire

Man gets 4 to 10 years in prison in puppy shop fire

Posted 45 mins ago

Apologies didn't sway a judge who sentenced a 28-year-old man to four to 10 years in prison for setting fire to a pet shop where 27 dogs were rescued after ...

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How Islamic is Islamic State group? Not very, experts say

This undated image shows a frame from a video released Friday, Oct. 3, 2014, by Islamic State militants that purports to show the militant who beheaded of taxi driver Alan Henning . Mohammed Emwazi has been identified by news organizations as the masked militant more commonly known as "Jihadi John."

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This undated image shows a frame from a video released Friday, Oct. 3, 2014, by Islamic State militants that purports to show the militant who beheaded of taxi driver Alan Henning . Mohammed Emwazi has been identified by news organizations as the masked militant more ...

Posted 29 mins ago

Three British schoolgirls believed to have gone to Syria to become "jihadi" brides. Three young men charged in New York with plotting to join the Islamic State group and carry out attacks on American soil. A masked, knife-wielding militant from London who is the face of terror in videos showing ...

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‘Duck Dynasty’s’ Phil Robertson fires another round as opening of Rio show nears

Phil Robertson, from the television show "Duck Dynasty," places his Bible and notes into his bag after speaking during the Conservative Political Action Conference in National Harbor, Md., on Friday, Feb. 27, 2015.

For barbed political, cultural and theological debate, check out the Rio. Phil Robertson, the patriarch of the family that is the focus of the “Duck Dynasty” reality-TV series on A&E and the in-development musical “Duck Commander Musical” at Rio’s Crown Theater, lit up ...

Posted 8:10 p.m.

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