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October 22, 2018

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Oct. 22, 2018

11:35 a.m.

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Work starts on new pedestrian bridge for Las Vegas Strip
Clark County officials broke ground today on a new pedestrian bridge on the Las Vegas Strip aimed at increasing both safety and traffic flow. The $16.9 million project is ...

2 a.m.

Dark money in Nevada elections stirs concern
Dark money in Nevada elections stirs concern
Millions of dollars going into Nevada’s election from groups that don’t have to disclose their donors is raising concerns about misleading voters. The Citizens United Supreme Court decision opened the door for ...


Oct. 21, 2018

2 a.m.

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Hedge funds trump museums in bid for Titanic artifacts
Part of the collection is on display at the Luxor
Some of the richest people in the world lost everything when the Titanic sank. Now a consortium of new-money risk takers is poised to profit from turn-of-the-20th-century artifacts that curators had hoped to claim. Three hedge funds ...


Oct. 20, 2018

11:36 p.m.

Nevada homicide suspect shot after California police chase
Nevada homicide suspect shot after California police chase
Police say a man suspected in a double killing in the Las Vegas area was wounded in a shootout with Southern California authorities after he ...


Oct. 19, 2018

4:37 p.m.

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Radio host Delilah shares advice about losing a child
One year ago, syndicated radio host Delilah Renee Luke — known professionally as just Delilah — experienced the unimaginable: Her teenage son Zack killed himself at 18. She took some time away from her job to grieve but is now back on the air and also has a new book out called ...

4:35 p.m.

U.S. stocks wobble at the end of another shaky week of trading
U.S. stocks gave up an early rally Friday and struggled to another mixed finish as investors continued to sell former favorites like retailers. Household goods makers rose again as ...

4:28 p.m.

Photo: A man enters Saudi Arabia's consulate in Istanbul,
Saudis confirm Jamal Khashoggi was killed inside consulate
Saudi Arabia acknowledged early Saturday that Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi was killed in the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul in a fight, and said 18 Saudis were ...

3:28 p.m.

Regent fears UNLV could become ‘university under the overpass’
Regent fears UNLV could become ‘university under the overpass’
With one official fearing UNLV could become known as “the university under the overpass,” the school’s president and Nevada System of Higher Education regents aired concerns about how a ...

2:13 p.m.

Police: Family friend fired shots at scene of triple killing
Police: Family friend fired shots at scene of triple killing
After a man pointed a gun to the head of one of their family members, a mother and her two adult children confronted him outside a North Las Vegas convenience store, where they ...

1:36 p.m.

California rejects plea to pump brakes on pot deliveries
California is moving a step closer to allowing marijuana deliveries in communities that have banned retail sales. Regulators on Friday announced preliminary approval of the ...

1:29 p.m.

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New technology only adds to baseball's culture of paranoia
It probably felt like a cutting-edge caper at the time: The New York Giants, using an elaborate spyglass-and-buzzer system, would have the opposing team's signs relayed from their center-field clubhouse at the Polo Grounds to the bullpen and then to the batter, passing along ...

12:08 p.m.

Trump revives fiery immigration talk for 'caravan' election
Donald Trump fueled his 2016 campaign with fiery immigration rhetoric, visions of hordes flowing across the border to assault Americans and steal their jobs. Now, in the final weeks before ...

12:03 p.m.

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Russian woman charged with U.S. election interference
The U.S. accused a Russian woman Friday of a sweeping effort to sway American public opinion through social media in the first federal case alleging foreign interference in ...

11:02 a.m.

Students to undergo random searches to deter weapons
Students to undergo random searches to deter weapons
High school and middle school students will now be subject to random searches to discourage them from bringing weapons on campus, the Clark County ...

9:12 a.m.

StarKist admits fixing tuna prices, faces $100 million fine
StarKist Co. agreed to plead guilty to a felony price fixing charge as part of a broad collusion investigation of the canned tuna industry, the U.S. Department of ...

9:03 a.m.

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Worsening odds lead to bigger lottery jackpots
If it seems like lottery jackpots are getting larger and larger, it's because they are getting larger and larger. Friday night's Mega Millions grand prize of nearly $1 billion continues a trend of giant jackpots, as it's the ...

8:57 a.m.

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U.S. home sales fell in September to slowest pace in 3 years
U.S. home sales fell for the sixth straight month in September, a sign that housing has increasingly become ...

8:56 a.m.

Train mows down crowd at India festival, at least 58 dead
A speeding train ran over a crowd watching fireworks during a religious festival in northern India on Friday, killing at least 58 people and ...

8:51 a.m.

European, Asian leaders want free trade, push back at Trump
Europe and Asia presented a united front Friday in support of free trade based on international rules and cooperation, starkly underscoring their ...

8:44 a.m.

Photo: In this June 13, 2016, file photo, members of the
Old-school R&B group The O'Jays get into a political groove
The iconic R&B group The O'Jays has always made music for the heart. Now the group is going for the jugular on what it says is its last album. The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees known for the classic song "Love Train" on Friday released the ...

8:39 a.m.

Photo: In this October 2018 photo provided by Matt Liston
Eagles fan hit with fame after hitting pole gets some glory
The moment in the spotlight isn't over yet for a Philadelphia Eagles fan who stumbled into fame as a viral video star after running into a subway pillar earlier this year. Jigar Desai is now the subject of an NFL digital short feature, shot ahead of ...

8:22 a.m.

U.S. and South Korea again call off a major military exercise
The United States and South Korea are scrapping another major military exercise this year, a Pentagon official said Friday, citing a push for diplomatic progress with ...

8:12 a.m.

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Caravan migrants break Guatemala border fence, rush Mexico
Members of a 3,000-strong U.S.-bound migrant caravan massed in a Guatemalan border town and prepared to begin crossing the muddy Suchiate River to Mexico Friday, in spite of ...

2 a.m.

Expert’s warning about UNLV med school deserves close examination
Expert’s warning about UNLV med school deserves close examination
Sun editorial:
The two-phase approach to building out UNLV’s school could leave the university struggling to complete both phases and could even jeopardize the school’s accreditation …

2 a.m.

Your comprehensive guide to early voting in Nevada
Your comprehensive guide to early voting in Nevada
Election 2018:
Thousands of Nevada residents will already have cast their ballots by Election Day on Nov. 6, taking advantage of a 14-day early voting period that begins Saturday. Clark ...