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July 4, 2015

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  • Man shot, killed after standoff at Las Vegas hotel
    July 4, 2015
    A man is dead after an officer-involved shooting Saturday morning at a Henderson hotel, Metro Police said.
  • Las Vegas man shot, killed in apparent murder-suicide ID’d
    July 4, 2015
    The man who was found dead in his home with his wife in an apparent murder-suicide was identified Saturday by the Clark County coroner’s office.
  • Kenny Chesney's "Big Revival Tour" at The Joint on Friday, April 3, 2015, in the Hard Rock Hotel.
    Celebrity preview: Kenny Chesney, 311, Paris Hilton, Ke$ha, ‘DWTS,’ DJs galore
    July 3, 2015
    There will be fireworks and festivities and pyrotechnics and parades up and down the Strip and across the valley from east to west. Temperatures for America’s 239th birthday will remain near 110 for the three-day holiday weekend, so stay cool and enjoy the pool.
  • John Payne sings "Superstition" for the crowd March 4, 2014, at the Stifler/Unscripted party from the Havana Room in the Tropicana.
    For John Payne, it’s EDM and smile; ‘Baz’ performs quick change at Light
    July 3, 2015
    The Kats Report Bureau was set up for a time Wednesday night at Barnes & Noble at Rainbow Promenade, where Holly Madison hosted a book-signing event for her new tome, “Down the Rabbit Hole: Curious Adventures ...
  • Former Clark County Sheriff Ralph Lamb poses at his home in Las Vegas on Aug. 2, 2012.
    Longtime ‘Cowboy Sheriff’ Ralph Lamb dies at 88
    July 3, 2015
    Ralph Lamb, the “cowboy sheriff” whose long law enforcement career in Southern Nevada later sparked a television drama, was known for championing traditional policing tactics and favoring the pursuit of criminals over ...
  • 2 seriously injured in crash involving RTC bus, car, truck
    July 3, 2015
    Two people suffered serious injuries in a two-vehicle collision that caused a pickup truck to slam into an RTC bus Friday in the northeast valley, according to Metro Police.
  • Crews work wildfires in Southern Nevada, near Lake Tahoe
    July 3, 2015
    Fire crews are making progress on a dozen small wildfires in southern Nevada, with an end likely in sight for the fire south of Lake Tahoe near the California border that's been burning for weeks.
  • Workers, under ultraviolet light, apply cement to the midsole of the military tested New Balance 950v2 sneaker before the outsole is attached July 1 in Boston. New Balance is pressing the Pentagon to buy American-made footwear for the troops instead of sneakers from rival Nike that are made in China.
    Military recruits not using U.S.-made sneakers
    July 3, 2015
    Last April, the Department of Defense announced military recruits would start using athletic shoes 100 percent made and manufactured in America, in recognition of a law Congress passed in 1941 requiring the department give preference to American-made goods. Over a year after the announcement, the Army, Navy, Air Force and Marines have still not purchased a single sneaker that meets the exacting standards of the 1941 law, known as the Berry Amendment.
  • Taxi drivers scuffle with police May 25 as they try to block a highway in a protest against Uber in Mexico City.
    Mexico City proposes regulations for Uber
    July 3, 2015
    Mexico City is proposing regulations that would allow Uber and other smartphone-based ride-sharing apps to operate, while requiring drivers and cars to be registered.
  • Hispanic leaders to GOP: Condemn Trump’s ‘idiocy’
    July 3, 2015
    Hispanic leaders are bristling at the largely tepid response by Republican presidential candidates to Donald Trump's characterization of Mexican immigrants as rapists and drug dealers.
  • Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama delivers a speech June 29 at the ESS Stadium in Aldershot, southern England.
    Dalai Lama marks 80th birthday in California
    July 3, 2015
    It won't be a small, private affair when the Dalai Lama celebrates his 80th birthday this weekend in Southern California.
  • Denver campaign’s goal: Marijuana use in bars
    July 3, 2015
    A campaign is underway to ask Denver voters about allowing marijuana consumption in bars and other places that only allow people over 21.
  • Alligator kills Texas man during late-night swim
    July 3, 2015
    A man was killed early Friday when an alligator attacked him during a late-night swim at a Southeast Texas marina, according to police.
  • Rebecca Ostrega, from Oswego, Ill., talks about her devotion to the Grateful Dead as she and her son Jake, visit an exhibit dedicated to the band June 30 at the Field Museum in Chicago.
    Thousands flock to Chicago for last Grateful Dead shows
    July 3, 2015
    The Grateful Dead is closing the lid on its storied half-century of concerts this weekend in Chicago, where a museum has captured the band's prankster heart by displaying its artifacts, skeletons-and-roses iconography included, in the shadow of a world-famous dinosaur.
  • BLM, Nevada ranchers strike deal to resume livestock grazing
    July 3, 2015
    The U.S. Bureau of Land Management has reached an agreement in a year-old grazing dispute with northern Nevada ranchers that allows them to return some cattle to federal rangeland.
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