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1963 Las Vegas Sun Building Fire

Tue, Nov 19, 2013 (4:59 p.m.)

Fifty years ago today, a fire swept through the Sun newspaper offices, destroying the facility and crippling the printing press beyond repair. Cause of the fire was never determined, leading to much speculation about who was out to get the newspaper’s crusading founder, publisher and editor, Hank Greenspun.

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