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August 16, 2017

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Lady Rebels basketball mining Centennial pipeline
Photo: Justice Ethridge, Centennial HS, for Las Vegas Sun Karen Weitz has been coaching the Centennial girls’ basketball team since the school opened in 1999, and in her first 17 years on the job not a single one of her players committed to UNLV. ...
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Expansion at Emerald Island in downtown Henderson nearing completion
Photo: The Emerald Island Casino in Henderson is expandin Emerald Island in downtown Henderson is expanding by 10,000 square feet into what used to be a barber shop. That will bring 50 more slots, a players club lounge and ....
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TV show produced by UNLV students wins Emmy Award
Photo: UNLV student Shakeria Hawkins anchors an episode o The 30-minute weekly sports and entertainment show, “The Rebel Report”, created and produced by students and faculty at the Hank Greenspun School of Journalism and Media Studies, was recently ...
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What’s missing from Raiders meeting agenda as important as what’s there
Photo: A look at the proposed $1.9 billion domed football Neither the UNLV joint-use agreement nor the community benefits agreement appear on a lengthy schedule for the board’s first gathering since mid-July. The UNLV document ...
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Style icon Sarah Jessica Parker talks about her new SJP boutique at Bellagio
Photo: Welcome to Vegas, SJP. We caught up with the “Sex and the City” starlet to talk bringing her brand to Vegas and shooting a new movie in 16 days in New York.
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Trump shows true colors after Va. violence
No one should be surprised to see President Donald Trump playing footsie with racists. He’s been doing it for years. ...
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From the West Coast comes a plea to an unstable leader
You may very well hate us. After all, you were rejected by a margin of nearly 5 million votes in the three states on the West Coast mainland, where more than 1 in 7 Americans ...
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More than $77 million in improvements coming to local parks
Photo: Lewis Family Park is one of many across the valley New soccer fields, basketball courts and splash pads are coming soon to public parks across the valley after commissioners approved more than $77 million in improvement projects.
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'A great opportunity:' Las Vegas DACA recipients celebrate five years of success
'A great opportunity:' Las Vegas DACA recipients celebrate five years of success He spent the next couple years learning English, and later became the valedictorian for his high school graduating class at Advanced Technologies Academy before being accepted to Princeton ...
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Embraced by neofascists, Trump is the 1st un-American president
Embraced by neofascists, Trump is the 1st un-American president As became clear Tuesday at Trump Tower, we now have a president who is loath to fight Nazis. The unimaginable has happened. The leader of the nation that sacrificed more than 400,000 of its sons ...
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North Korea dashing hopes of South Korea’s president for stronger ties
South Korea’s President Moon Jae-in must be a severe disappointment to North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. Far from fulfilling the dreams of some of the extremists who supported Moon in the snap election in ...
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Sunrise Southeast division goes vertical with high-powered passing games
Photo: Members of the Green Valley High School football t In many ways, Silverado coach Andy Ostolaza arrives back to the Sunrise Southeast with the division identical to how it looked in his first eight-year run with the Skyhawks. All six schools currently in the ...
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Trump should watch and wait
President Donald Trump continues to call the Trump-Russian scandal a witch hunt. ...
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This is no laugh line
When President Donald Trump was called out on the impropriety of his recent comments to a group of police officers, encouraging them to rough people up when arresting them, he said that he was only ...
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Rabbits aren’t throwaways
Animals are not toys — they need love and care to thrive. Parents often give rabbits to children on a whim, especially at Easter, only to abandon them as soon as the novelty wears off. ...
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