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November 28, 2014

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Vegas Play of the Day: Western Michigan vs. San Jose State
Here’s the latest installment of the Play of the Day, which uses odds from the South Point. Our three sports writers started with a $10,000 bankroll — fictional, of course.
3:00 p.m.
Mobile home fire displaces 2, causes $8,000 in damage
A kitchen fire in a single-wide mobile home displaced two people and caused about $8,000 in damage this morning, Clark County fire officials said.
2:37 p.m.
Reunion with Stevie Wonder is just human nature for keyboard master Ronnie Foster
Photo: Human Nature keyboardist and music director Ronnie "I heard (Stevie Wonder) was at a club, and I rushed over," says keyboardist and Human Nature music director Ronnie Foster.
1:44 p.m.
Ohio State football player disappearance may be concussion related
An Ohio State football player reported missing after he uncharacteristically skipped two practices has a history of sports-related concussions, and his family worries he might have become disoriented, his sister said.
1:19 p.m.
Alice Cooper checks all the boxes (and adds in a few more)
Alice Cooper checks all the boxes (and adds in a few more) The straitjacket and electrocution bits aside, the show's true rewards were its unexpected moments.
1:00 p.m.
Review: Shock rocker Alice Cooper raises the dead at the Pearl
Photo: Alice Cooper at Pearl Concert Theater on Wednesday Alice Cooper’s vitality never lacked during his two-hour production, playing an array of songs that spanned back to the 1970s. His touring band, who embraced his energy level and stage antics, added their own high-energy ...
1:00 p.m.
Ray Rice wins appeal, suspension vacated
Photo: Ray Rice arrives with his wife Janay Palmer for an Ray Rice has won the appeal of his indefinite suspension by the NFL, which has been "vacated immediately," according to the players' union.
12:42 p.m.
Bern’s-Eye View: Mountain West Best Bets Week 14
Photo: Colorado State quarterback Garrett Grayson runs in After such a strong season it feels like I’m limping to the finish line after a rough performance last week. Finishing above 60 percent, which has been my goal for a few weeks, would require ...
12:30 p.m.
Austin police: More than 100 rounds fired
Photo: A gunman, identified by law enforcement sources as A gunman attempted to set the Mexican Consulate ablaze and fired more than 100 rounds at downtown buildings early Friday before he died, Austin authorities said. Investigators were trying to determine the man's motives after ...
Updated 2:45 p.m.
Driver in scooter fatality ID’d
A scooter driver killed in a multiple crash Thursday morning has been identified as Claudia Bustamante, 38, of Las Vegas, according to the Clark County Coroner's Office.
11:43 a.m.
No one has coherent long-term solution to the Islamic State
If there was ever an issue that required politics to stop at the water’s edge, it’s the fight against the Islamic State group.
2:03 a.m.
Obama on right side on immigration
I’m not an immigrant, but I work with them every day. I’m not a Republican, but I share many of their more conservative social policies. I’m not a wise woman, possessed of all the answers, ...
2:02 a.m.
Grand jury’s decision in Ferguson case not a surprise
A grand jury in Ferguson, Mo., on Monday decided not to indict Police Officer Darren Wilson, who fatally shot Michael Brown in August.
2:01 a.m.
Plan ahead for these road projects in the coming week in the Las Vegas Valley
Photo: Road closed Here’s a look at some of the roadwork or road closings you might encounter in the coming week across …
2:00 a.m.
Laxalt signs onto statement opposing Obama’s actions on immigration
Laxalt signs onto statement opposing Obama’s actions on immigration In one of his first public moves since winning office on Nov. 4, Attorney General-elect Adam Laxalt added his name to a statement condemning ...
2:00 a.m.
Can Liberty football again put up a fight against Gorman?
Photo: Liberty High School QB Kenyon Oblad  #7 celebrates The Liberty High football team took Bishop Gorman’s best punch. And it punched back. Well, until the ...
2:00 a.m.
In return home, Rebels aiming to make their offense less offensive
In return home, Rebels aiming to make their offense less offensive The Rebels (3-1) have yet to break 60 points entering Saturday’s home game against Albany, which tips off at 3:30 p.m. at the Thomas & Mack Center and streams on the Mountain West Network.
2:00 a.m.
Q+A: Jeff Dunham brings ‘Not Playing With a Full Deck’ to Planet Hollywood
Photo: Jeff Dunham at the inaugural American Country Awar Comedy ventriloquist Jeff Dunham is the first to admit that what he does for a living is not normal — and that explains why his new residency show at Planet Hollywood is titled “Not Playing ...
2:00 a.m.
College football by the odds: Vegas picks and preview of week 14
Photo: Alabama defensive back Geno Smith tackles Mississi For the first time since the advent of the college football playoff rankings earlier this year, the top four teams stayed exactly the same this week. That doesn’t mean the discord has come to an ...
2:00 a.m.
Before turkey settles, shoppers storm the stores
Before turkey settles, shoppers storm the stores Black Friday started early in Las Vegas and across the nation as shoppers turned out on Thanksgiving in search of bargains. The National Retail Federation said 140.1 million Americans were expected to shop between Thanksgiving ...
2:00 a.m.
Veranda Cucina Italiana delivers clever takes on authentic fare
Photo: Zucca pizza New dishes and a playful bar menu are highlights at this secluded retreat
12:00 a.m.
Rí Rá bartender brings a bit of Ireland to Vegas
Rí Rá bartender brings a bit of Ireland to Vegas John 'Fitzy' Fitzgerald came for the big-city experience, and that feeling kept him here.
12:00 a.m.
Q&A: Jeff Dunham gives us insight into Achmed the Dead Terrorist
Photo: Jeff Dunham Comedy ventriloquist brings his brand of funny to new Planet Hollywood Resort residency.
12:00 a.m.
How does the ocean’s fish become the desert’s sushi?
Photo: Chef Masa Takayama Getting seafood to the Strip is a process that begins halfway around the world.
12:00 a.m.
Train headlines Mark & Mercedes’ Not So Silent Night
Train headlines Mark & Mercedes’ Not So Silent Night Better Than Ezra, Matt Nathanson and Andy Grammer join this year's benefit concert at The Joint.
12:00 a.m.
Terry Fator celebrates the season with ‘A Country Christmas’
Photo: Terry Fator Christmas Fator and crew serenade with holiday classics and brand-new originals.
12:00 a.m.
Lady Antebellum hits downtown Vegas with a new approach
Photo: Dave Haywood, Hillary Scott and Charles Kelley of Their Vegas performance scheduled for December at the new Downtown Las Vegas Events Center during the National Finals Rodeo is its only U.S. headlining show currently scheduled. “Our set list on tour this year was ...
12:00 a.m.
Wilson sisters Ann and Nancy keep Heart’s beat alive
Wilson sisters Ann and Nancy keep Heart’s beat alive The sisters who defined classic rock return for a run at House of Blues.
12:00 a.m.

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