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November 22, 2014

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Nov. 20, 2014

11:25 a.m.

Casinos push back on Massachusetts gambling limits
Casinos push back on Massachusetts gambling limits
In a rarely used tactic meant to address gambling addiction, Massachusetts may require casinos to reward their customers for voluntarily setting limits on how much time and money they spend at slot machines under a proposal being considered by ...

11:16 a.m.

Metro Police seeking suspect in fatal shooting
Metro Police are asking for the public’s help in finding man they identified as a suspect in a shooting death at an east valley home earlier this month. Police are looking for ...

9:57 a.m.

Photo: Chinese tourists take in the view at Grand Canyon
Longer visas for Chinese could spur tourism in Las Vegas, elsewhere
A rule change allowing Chinese visitors to return to the U.S. multiple times over a 10-year period is being hailed as a boon to American tourism, with the federal government predicting the economic impact could be ...

9:42 a.m.

Photo: Defendant Mazen Alotaibi listens to comments by Ju
Judge rejects new trial in Saudi airman rape case
A Nevada judge rejected a call for a new trial for a Saudi Arabian air force sergeant found guilty of kidnapping and sexually assaulting a 13-year-old boy at a Las Vegas Strip hotel. Clark County District Judge Stefany Miley issued ...

8:31 a.m.

Las Vegas freeway ramp reopens after rollover crash
Las Vegas freeway ramp reopens after rollover crash
A rollover accident at the 215 Beltway and Interstate 15 closed a ramp this morning. The accident was reported ...

8:16 a.m.

Former UNLV coach Jerry Tarkanian hospitalized with pneumonia
Former UNLV coach Jerry Tarkanian hospitalized with pneumonia
Naismith Hall of Fame basketball coach Jerry Tarkanian is hospitalized in Las Vegas, where his son says he's being treated for pneumonia. Danny Tarkanian said Thusday the 84-year-old former Runnin' Rebels coach was ...

2 a.m.

Photo: Wolfgang Puck.
Q+A: Wolfgang Puck’s 22 years on the Strip and first suburban bistro
Dining:
This week, Wolfgang Puck came to town to officially open his Bar & Grill and sign copies of his cookbook “Wolfgang Puck Makes It Healthy: Light, Delicious Recipes and Easy Exercises for a Better Life” for fans.

Wednesday

Nov. 19, 2014

7 p.m.

From hot meals to housing, annual event connects thousands of Las Vegas’ homeless to necessities
Organized by the Nevada Homeless Alliance in conjunction with the Southern Nevada Regional Planning Coalition, the day-long event put thousands of people in touch with vital resources aimed to lift them out of poverty. The expansive Center was converted into a conference-like space organized by service, where people could wander from booth to booth to get what they need ...

4:31 p.m.

Sandoval sidesteps meeting of GOP governors, political climbers
Sandoval sidesteps meeting of GOP governors, political climbers
The annual conference of the Republican Governors Association could double as a who’s who of politicians with ambitions for ...

3 p.m.

Police: No obvious link in 2 North Las Vegas shootings
North Las Vegas police see no obvious link between a shooting that left four people wounded in one neighborhood and gunfire that killed a man less than three hours later across town. Officer Aaron Patty says two males were ...

2:48 p.m.

Despite allegations, Bill Cosby tickets selling briskly in Las Vegas
Despite allegations, Bill Cosby tickets selling briskly in Las Vegas
Comedian Bill Cosby is set to perform at the Treasure Island hotel-casino on the Las Vegas Strip despite revived allegations from women who say ...

1:55 p.m.

One of Nevada’s 1st marijuana dispensaries prepares for grand opening
One of Nevada’s 1st marijuana dispensaries prepares for grand opening
If everything goes according to plan, Joe Lamarca will sell the first buds of medical marijuana from his dispensary in the southwest valley on Jan. 12. But after more than a year of ...

12:32 p.m.

Is shipping body parts to Las Vegas illegal?
Police in Thailand are seeking two Americans with ties to Las Vegas accused of attempting to ship packages containing a preserved baby's head and other human body parts to the United States. Bangkok police say ...

12:14 p.m.

Motown singer Jimmy Ruffin, 78, dies in Las Vegas
Jimmy Ruffin, the Motown singer whose hits include "What Becomes of the Brokenhearted" and "Hold on to My Love," died Monday in a Las Vegas hospital. He was 78. Philicia Ruffin and Jimmy Lee Ruffin Jr., the late singer's children, confirmed ...

9:39 a.m.

Nevada Supreme Court taking up Uber jurisdiction dispute
Nevada Supreme Court taking up Uber jurisdiction dispute
he Nevada Supreme Court has decided to give speedy handling to a petition seeking to prevent a Washoe County judge from presiding over a conflict between the state and Uber. Uber, a private ride service company, has asked ...

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