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July 7, 2015

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Boulder City space pen company has made a mark on history
Boulder City space pen company has made a mark on history
History:
Tucked in a corner of Boulder City near the State Veterans Home, Fisher Space Pen has been patenting space-ready pens since 1965. NASA was the first to get its hands on ...

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July 6, 2015

8:20 p.m.

Camp Lejeune Marine treated for shark bite off N.C. coast
A Marine was bitten by a shark off the North Carolina coast last weekend, the eighth such attack in the past three weeks ...

7:38 p.m.

Pair from Utah die in Nevada crash, 1-year-old survives
Nevada troopers say a 38-year-old man and 20-year-old woman from Logan, Utah, died early Sunday morning when their Ford Explorer overturned on Interstate 80 in ...

6:30 p.m.

Storm triggers flash flooding in Southern Nevada
Storm triggers flash flooding in Southern Nevada
A thunderstorm dropped heavy rain in parts of the Las Vegas Valley on Monday evening, leaving behind flooded roadways that made life difficult for ...

6:20 p.m.

Man killed in truck rollover near Lake Mead is identified
Troopers say a 29-year-old Las Vegas man died when the Nissan pickup truck he was riding in lost control and rolled over off a dirt road in ...

6 p.m.

Photo: Aerial views of the Las Vegas Strip on Friday, Mar
Sandoval forms group to boost Southern Nevada tourism
Gov. Brian Sandoval signed an executive order today that creates a committee devoted to tourism improvement projects in Southern Nevada

5:52 p.m.

Photo: A mourner lays down flowers following a vigil for
California prosecutors charge man with murder in pier death
Prosecutors have charged a Mexican immigrant with murder in the waterfront shooting death of a woman ...

5:30 p.m.

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FSU QB Johnson off team after video shows him punching woman
Prosecutors have released video showing Florida State freshman quarterback De'Andre Johnson punching a woman at ...

5:20 p.m.

Judge: Enough evidence for trial in fatal Las Vegas shootout
Judge: Enough evidence for trial in fatal Las Vegas shootout
A Las Vegas judge who viewed video of a man firing a shotgun into a pickup truck decided a defendant should stand trial on felony murder and shooting charges in his neighbor's death in ...

5:10 p.m.

Rubio, Trump to speak at libertarian conference in Las Vegas
Rubio, Trump to speak at libertarian conference in Las Vegas
The speech will mark Trump's first public appearance in Nevada since announcing his bid for president in June. He will speak at the FreedomFest conference at Planet Hollywood on ...

5 p.m.

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12:13 a.m.

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Lawyers: Cosby’s drugs-sex admission could help women’s suit
Bill Cosby admitted in 2005 that he secured quaaludes with the intent of giving them to young women he wanted to have sex with, and that he gave the sedative to at least one woman and ...

3:36 p.m.

Could Las Vegas be getting NBA team, too?
Could Las Vegas be getting NBA team, too?
Maybe the Las Vegas Knights — the name some expect billionaire businessman Bill Foley to name his hockey team — will have company at the Las Vegas Arena, a $375 million, state-of-the-art facility in the heart of the Las Vegas Strip ...

3:10 p.m.

Diverted Las Vegas flight takes over 20 hours to reach Baltimore
Diverted Las Vegas flight takes over 20 hours to reach Baltimore
Passengers who took off from Las Vegas on an approximately five-hour flight to Baltimore didn’t get there for more than 20 hours after the plane was diverted because of a possible fire. It turned out ...

1:55 p.m.

Photo: Antonio Brown, father of Amari Brown, speaks with
Deadly weekend in Chicago highlights city’s gang warfare
A 7-year-old boy who was one of seven people shot to death in Chicago over the holiday weekend was the son of a gang leader with a lengthy arrest record, and police say the man's refusal to cooperate with detectives highlights the city's ongoing challenge to curb gang-related violence. During the Fourth of July weekend, 48 people were ...

1:36 p.m.

Photo: The Amazing Johnathan.
Monday By the Numbers: How winning ‘Next Travel Star’ vote didn’t help Ricky Moreno; Amazing Johnathan’s heartfelt display
This week, Monday By the Numbers examines how a fan vote in a national TV contest mattered little to the contest’s outcome, touches on the announced residency of superstar Diana Ross at the Venetian and swings by ...

1:08 p.m.

First luxury home being built in Henderson mountains
First luxury home being built in Henderson mountains
Ascaya, the long-delayed luxury-home community blasted out of the Henderson mountains, is getting its first house. A groundbreaking ceremony is scheduled Tuesday to celebrate construction of the first home at ...

12:29 p.m.

Ride-hailing companies recruiting drivers in Las Vegas
Ride-hailing companies recruiting drivers in Las Vegas
Disruptors, start your engines: Ride-hailing companies Uber and Lyft are recruiting drivers in Las Vegas in anticipation of their launch later this summer. Lyft has blanketed social media and ...

12:08 p.m.

Photo: In this June 26, 2015, photo, customers leave the
Atlantic City betting big on nongambling attractions
Atlantic City's efforts to recapture some of the tourism dollars it has lost to casino competition in recent years finally appear to be working. Nine years ago, the city's casinos started realizing they needed to offer more than just gambling if they still wanted visitors. They doubled down on expensive investments like ...

11:52 a.m.

Las Vegas man tied to Bitcoin poker site pleads guilty
Las Vegas man tied to Bitcoin poker site pleads guilty
Bryan Micon, pursued by Nevada gaming officials for his involvement with an unlicensed gambling website, pleaded guilty to the charge against him today. Micon appeared this morning ...

11:37 a.m.

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Don’t twist that Oreo: Cookie gets skinny, ‘sophisticated’
Oreos are getting a skinny new look, and its maker says the new cookie is a "sophisticated" snack for grown-ups that isn't meant to be twisted or dunked. Mondelez International Inc. says it will add "Oreo Thins" to its permanent lineup in the U.S. starting next week. The cookies look like ...

11:01 a.m.

Photo: Serena Williams of the United States, left, hugs h
A win, then a hug: Serena Williams tops Venus at Wimbledon
Decades ago, when the Williams sisters were kids in California, taking tennis lessons from Dad on a municipal court and imagining playing at Grand Slam tournaments one day, it was Venus — older, taller, stronger — who usually beat Serena. Never a fan of losing to her sibling — who would be? — Serena cheated ...

10:24 a.m.

Cooler temperatures, chance of rain in forecast this week
Cooler temperatures, chance of rain in forecast this week
Meteorologists are predicting cooler temperatures and the possibility of rain this week, a break from the record-setting heat the valley has seen over the past few weeks. There’s about a 20 percent chance of rain ...

9:58 a.m.

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Suspect in San Francisco pier shooting says gun fired by itself
A man arrested in the seemingly random fatal shooting of a woman at a San Francisco pier admitted in a jailhouse interview that he shot her, but said it was an accident. Francisco Sanchez, 45, told KGO-TV Sunday n a mix of Spanish and English that he found a gun ...

9:46 a.m.

Armenian police disperse protest after 2 weeks
Police cleared away barricades on Monday to unblock a central avenue in the Armenian capital that demonstrators had occupied for two weeks to protest hikes in electricity prices in the impoverished former Soviet nation. Police also detained 46 demonstrators who refused to disperse, but released all of them quickly. The protest organizers ...

9:44 a.m.

Mozambique destroys ivory, rhino horn in anti-poaching move
Mozambique says it has destroyed a large stockpile of confiscated ivory and rhino horn in an effort to curb severe poaching of the country's elephant population. Samiro Magane, a conservation official in Mozambique, said in ...

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