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April 19, 2014

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Las Vegas students reach national level in math and science competition
Las Vegas students reach national level in math and science competition
Saturday, April 19, 2014
Education:
A Las Vegas high school and middle school will be represented in Washington, D.C., at the National Science Bowl.
Photo: The Harmon at CityCenter in Las Vegas on Thursday,
Harmon tower set to fall — with a whimper
Saturday, April 19, 2014
The Strip:
One by one, the grand old dames of the Strip outlived their charms — the Dunes, Stardust and Aladdin — and down they came, thanks to some well-rigged dynamite, in a booming flash of bravado and showmanship that became this city’s staple ...
One dead, one injured in NLV shooting
Friday, April 18, 2014
A 60-year-old man is dead after a double shooting in a North Las Vegas home, according ...
Photo: Cattle graze by the Virgin River near Bunkerville
Western officials discuss taking land from feds
Friday, April 18, 2014
Officials from nine Western states say it's time they take control of federal lands within their borders. The lawmakers and county commissioners met at Utah's Capitol on Friday to ...
Photo: What should the word bubble say? Tell us in the Sm
Vote here for the best Tax Day cartoon caption
Friday, April 18, 2014
Smithereens Cartoon Caption Contest:
It's time to decide who will win the April edition of the Smithereens Cartoon Caption Contest.
Two hospitalized after stabbing
Friday, April 18, 2014
A double stabbing this afternoon sent two people to the hospital, according to ...
Athletic commission selects retired FBI agent as new director
Friday, April 18, 2014
A retired FBI agent and professional boxing judge is the new executive director of the Nevada State Athletic Commission. Robert Bennett, one of three finalists for the position, was the …
Guinness confirms another world record for Las Vegas
Guinness confirms another world record for Las Vegas
Friday, April 18, 2014
The Strip:
The High Roller now has a page in the “Guinness World Records” book as the world’s tallest observation wheel. At 550 feet tall, the wheel is bigger than …
Photo: The Spice Girls perform during the Closing Ceremon
Are The Spice Girls gearing up for a Las Vegas residency?
Friday, April 18, 2014
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/tvshowbiz/article-2607016/Are-Spice-Girls-gearing-Las-Vegas-residency-Girlband-set-reunite-Sin-City-WITHOUT-Victoria-Beckham.html
Six takeaways from a rare joint TV interview with Nevada Sens. Harry Reid, Dean Heller
Six takeaways from a rare joint TV interview with Nevada Sens. Harry Reid, Dean Heller
Friday, April 18, 2014
Nevada Sens. Harry Reid and Dean Heller don’t agree on everything. But the Democrat and Republican did agree ...
Photo: This April 19, 2012, file photo shows a truck trav
US puts off decision on Keystone XL pipeline
Friday, April 18, 2014
The Obama administration is putting off its decision on the Keystone XL oil pipeline, likely until after the November elections, by extending its review of the controversial project indefinitely. In a surprise announcement...
Photo: A finished Fender Stratocaster is adjusted by Kenn
Photo essay: The iconic Stratocaster guitar turns 60
Friday, April 18, 2014
Jimi Hendrix made it shriek. Buddy Holly made it swing. Stevie Ray Vaughn made it snarl. Some of the most legendary guitarists in music history have elicited unforgettable sounds from the Fender Stratocaster, the distinctive...
Nevada retailers expect $235 million Easter sales
Friday, April 18, 2014
The Retail Association of Nevada says it expects the Easter holiday will equate to higher spending in stores. The association on Friday predicted Easter-related sales this year will reach...
Professor: 'Game of Thrones' picture got me suspended
Friday, April 18, 2014
A New Jersey professor claims he was suspended over an online photo containing a quote from "Game of Thrones" that he says a school official perceived as a threat. Francis Schmidt, who teaches art and animation at Bergen Community College, says
Man dodges $525 fine for refilling his soda
Friday, April 18, 2014
A man who faced a $525 fine for refilling an 89-cent drink at a Veterans Affairs hospital apparently will get off with a warning. When Christopher Lewis of North Charleston, S.C., refilled his drink without...

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