Las Vegas Sun : News http://www.lasvegassun.com/ Las Vegas Sun en-us Rod McKuen, mega-selling poet and performer, dies at 81 http://lasvegassun.com/news/2015/jan/29/rod-mckuen-mega-selling-poet-and-performer-dies-81/ Rod McKuen, the husky-voiced "King of Kitsch" whose avalanche of music, verse and spoken-word recordings in the 1960s and '70s overwhelmed critical mockery and made him an Oscar-nominated songwriter and one of the best-selling poets in ... Thu, 29 Jan 2015 21:33:00 +1600 http://lasvegassun.com/news/2015/jan/29/rod-mckuen-mega-selling-poet-and-performer-dies-81/ Regulators issue final volumes in Nevada nuclear dump report http://lasvegassun.com/news/2015/jan/29/regulators-issue-final-volumes-nevada-nuclear-dump/ Findings released Thursday by analysts in the federal agency with the power to give the go-ahead for a proposed national nuclear waste dump in Nevada appear to provide wiggle room for ... Thu, 29 Jan 2015 21:10:00 +1600 http://lasvegassun.com/news/2015/jan/29/regulators-issue-final-volumes-nevada-nuclear-dump/ Sales call from Las Vegas leads to rescue of beaten Oregon woman http://lasvegassun.com/news/2015/jan/29/sales-call-las-vegas-leads-rescue-beaten-oregon-wo/ An Oregon sheriff says a lucky sales call from a Las Vegas company led deputies to rescue a 33-year-old woman who was being beaten and strangled ... Thu, 29 Jan 2015 21:00:00 +1600 http://lasvegassun.com/news/2015/jan/29/sales-call-las-vegas-leads-rescue-beaten-oregon-wo/ Obama budget to call for $1 billion for Central America http://lasvegassun.com/news/2015/jan/29/obama-budget-call-1-billion-central-america/ Vice President Joe Biden says President Barack Obama's budget will call for $1 billion in aid for Central America. He says that's three times what the U.S. typically gives ... Thu, 29 Jan 2015 20:37:00 +1600 http://lasvegassun.com/news/2015/jan/29/obama-budget-call-1-billion-central-america/ Elderly Massachusetts residents found dead after blizzard http://lasvegassun.com/news/2015/jan/29/elderly-massachusetts-residents-found-dead-after-b/ Police in Massachusetts say a 97-year-old man and an 84-year-old woman were found dead outside their homes in different towns after ... Thu, 29 Jan 2015 20:31:00 +1600 http://lasvegassun.com/news/2015/jan/29/elderly-massachusetts-residents-found-dead-after-b/