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May 26, 2015

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Boom and bust: Las Vegas' shortest-lived clubs, restaurants and shows
Tuesday, May 26, 2015
Permanence isn’t a word that comes to mind about Las Vegas, a city with a heritage of reinvention and a constantly shifting commercial landscape. Businesses, shows and attractions come and go, sometimes within a matter of weeks. Here’s a trip down short-term memory lane ...
Abortion parental notification bill draws heated testimony
Abortion parental notification bill draws heated testimony
Tuesday, May 26, 2015
Republican Assemblyman Ira Hansen presented AB405 during a packed and passionate hearing in the Senate Health and Human Services Committee on Monday ...
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Bryant eager to catch up with Las Vegas rival Harper
Tuesday, May 26, 2015
"The thing that stands out to me is just how good he was and how much better he was than the competition," Bryant said Sunday of Harper, who starred at Las Vegas High School. "He was 11 years old and throwing 80 miles an hour off the mound. It was special to see that from a guy that young. He's obviously younger than I am, but watching him play, I was amazed ...
Solar compromise moves to Assembly floor
Solar compromise moves to Assembly floor
Monday, May 25, 2015
The measure follows months of heated debate and a weekend of negotiations regarding a solar cap that currently limits how many consumers can power their homes and the grid with rooftop solar panels ...
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California looks to Australia for tips on surviving drought
Monday, May 25, 2015
Australia, the land poet Dorothea Mackellar dubbed "a sunburnt country," suffered a torturous drought from the late 1990s through 2012. Now Californians are facing their own "Big Dry," and looking Down Under to see how they ...
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Hamilton hitless in return, Texas wins 6th in a row
Monday, May 25, 2015
Hamilton, slowed this season by shoulder surgery, was 0 for 3 with two strikeouts and a walk, and scored a run ...
Vegas Chamber gives conditional support to Sandoval tax plan
Monday, May 25, 2015
Representatives from the major business group testified Monday, during a second hearing for Sandoval's plan before a joint budget committee ...
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AP source: Cleveland reaches deal with Justice on policing
Monday, May 25, 2015
The official was not authorized to speak publicly of the settlement ahead of the official announcement, expected this week, and spoke on ...
Police: Man killed by hatchet-wielding wife, brother-in-law
Police: Man killed by hatchet-wielding wife, brother-in-law
Monday, May 25, 2015
Police found the victim in the area of Buffalo Drive and Eldora Avenue just before 2:30 a.m. after receiving a report about a possible carjacking and an injured person ...
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Charter nears deal for Time Warner Cable
Monday, May 25, 2015
The people spoke on condition of anonymity Monday because of the private nature of the deal talks ...
Photo: USA's Venus Williams serves the ball to compatriot
Venus Williams ousted from French Open by Sloane Stephens
Monday, May 25, 2015
And, as it happens, the woman who beat Williams at the French Open on Tuesday, Sloane Stephens, is making a concerted effort, at her coach's behest, to focus less on who is on the other side of the net.
Fatal cherry picker accident occurred during demonstration
Monday, May 25, 2015
The cherry picker carrying the group toppled over from a strong gust of wind Sunday afternoon, fell on a power line and crashed about 50 feet to the ground, Albuquerque police spokesman Simon Drobik said. All five were thrown from the lift.
Lawyer says allegations B.B. King was poisoned 'ridiculous'
Lawyer says allegations B.B. King was poisoned 'ridiculous'
Monday, May 25, 2015
Daughters Karen Williams and Patty King allege in documents provided by their lawyer to The Associated Press that King's business manager, LaVerne Toney, and his personal assistant, Myron Johnson, killed their father ...
Photo: Gordon Welch surveys damage to the house his famil
Twister kills 13 in Mexico border city; 12 missing in Texas
Monday, May 25, 2015
In Texas, 12 people were reported missing in flash flooding from a line of storms that stretched from the Gulf of Mexico to the Great Lakes ...
UNR baseball doesn't make NCAA Tournament cut
Monday, May 25, 2015
After dominating the Mountain West during the regular season, Nevada didn't make the NCAA Tournament cut after the field was announced Monday morning ...

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