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April 23, 2017

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  • Fresno Grizzlies second baseman Tony Kemp (5) misses the throw as Las Vegas 51s runner Amed Rosario arrives safely during their home opener at Cashman Field on Tuesday, April 11, 2017.
    Unwritten rules rule America's pastime
    April 23, 2017
    Baseball rules give players an outlet to vent their frustration. And they're enforced largely by the threat of getting hit with a pitch.
  • New UNLV Athletic Director Desiree Reed-Francois speaks to all in attendance during a media conference about her recent hire on Thursday, April 18, 2017.
    New UNLV athletic director brings great résumé, great energy
    April 23, 2017
    Desiree Reed-Francois says: "I can promise the UNLV family that I will work tirelessly to repay their faith."
  • Oakland Raiders quarterback Derek Carr (4) passes against the Indianapolis Colts during the first half of an NFL football game in Oakland, Calif., Saturday, Dec. 24, 2016.
    As it embraces Las Vegas, NFL is awash in gambling contradictions
    April 23, 2017
    The league continues to fight legal efforts that would effectively let states other than Nevada and Delaware introduce sports gambling even as leagues like the NBA and the NHL, which have stood with the NFL in court, have softened their stance on the issue...
  • Casino promotions: April 23-29
    April 23, 2017
    Feeling lucky? Gaming establishments throughout Southern Nevada offer deals and promotions for gamers ...
  • Erich Bergen announces the first five winners at the inaugural Heart of Education Awards in 2016. This year’s April 29 event will treat 910 finalists to a lavish evening, during which 20 teachers will be honored with cash prizes for doing exceptional work in the Clark County School District.
    ‘Academy Awards’ of Las Vegas education to honor CCSD impact-makers
    April 23, 2017
    The annual observance rewards Clark County School District teachers with lavish gifts, prize money and an elegant ceremony for their hard work positively affecting students’ lives.
  • Recipe: Eggplant lasagna with herbs
    Recipe: Eggplant lasagna with herbs
    April 23, 2017
    'Most people have had a special place in their heart for lasagna since childhood.'
  • The savvy desert dweller's guide to sun protection
    The savvy desert dweller's guide to sun protection
    April 23, 2017
    Skin cancer and other serious health issues related to sun exposure can crop up more frequently in Las Vegas than in four-season cities, but the majority of us can’t just hide from the light like Nicole Kidman in “The Others.”
  • Attendees at the Las Vegas' March for Science, which coincided with the 47th annual Earth day Saturday, April 22, 2017. Hundreds rallied at the Arts District in support of science and technology.
    Science advocates rally, show support across Las Vegas on Earth Day
    April 22, 2017
    The rowdy, sign-toting crowd at the Arts District Saturday morning for the March for Science stayed true to its protest cry: “Science not silence!” ...
  • Erin Moran, Joanie Cunningham in "Happy Days," dies at 56.
    April 22, 2017
    Erin Moran, the former child star who played Joanie Cunningham in the sitcoms "Happy Days" and "Joanie Loves Chachi," died Saturday at age 56. ...
  • Opposition: Missiles knock out hospital in Syria's north
    April 22, 2017
    Missiles struck a medical center in Syria's northern rebel-held province, putting the facility built underground for protection out of service and killing a number of its staff, opposition activists said Saturday. ...
  • Venezuelans march in memory of those killed in unrest
    April 22, 2017
    Thousands of Venezuelans dressed in white marched in the capital Saturday to pay homage to the at least 20 people killed in anti-government unrest in recent weeks. ...
  • Montana lawmakers seek to make Native America a destination
    April 22, 2017
    The Blackfeet Indian Reservation rolls across the plains just east of Glacier National Park. There's a hotel and casino. There are gas stations, a few eateries and a museum to learn about the culture and history of the people that have occupied the territory long before the arrival of the U.S. Cavalry and the hordes of modern-day visitors who roll into the nearby mountains. ...
  • Global finance leaders grapple with globalization fears
    April 22, 2017
    Global finance leaders on Saturday dropped a sharp condemnation of trade protectionism and references to climate change from a closing statement that wrapped up the spring meetings of the 189-nation International Monetary Fund and the World Bank. ...
  • UC Berkeley students threaten to sue over Ann Coulter visit
    April 22, 2017
    The University of California at Berkeley students who invited Ann Coulter to speak on campus are threatening to sue the university if it doesn't find a proper time and venue for the conservative pundit to speak next week. ...
  • Severely injured woman dies after being dropped at hospital
    April 22, 2017
    A homicide investigation is underway following the death of a young woman who had severe trauma injuries when she was dropped off at a Las Vegas hospital. ...
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