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Occupy movement stays peaceful in cash-poor Vegas
Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2011
There are no police in riot gear here, no bulldozers leveling encampments. In a city that celebrates behaving badly, Occupy Las Vegas protesters are touting civil obedience and government cooperation as anti-Wall Street efforts elsewhere have turned to violence and police confrontations.
Shakira named Latin Grammy Person of the Year
Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2011
LAS VEGAS — Her hips don't lie and neither do her massive album sales. International pop star Shakira was honored as the 2011 Latin Recording Academy Person of the Year in Las Vegas Wednesday night.
Nevada pledges to keep Jan. 14 caucus date
Friday, Oct. 14, 2011
Nevada Republican leaders say they won't change their caucus date after several presidential candidates announced they would boycott the state's presidential contest on Jan. 14.
Plans for Wayne Newton attraction in Las Vegas expanded
Monday, Oct. 3, 2011
Wayne Newton's proposed tourist wonderland in Las Vegas is devoting more space to his collection of celebrity keepsakes, including Nat King Cole's watch, a Frank Sinatra champagne glass and a Johnny Cash guitar.
Texas man among 11 dead in Reno air show crash
Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2011
RENO -- A Texas man who volunteered at an annual Houston air show has been identified as among the 11 people killed in a Reno air show crash.
Sandoval says he won't run for Rick Perry's VP
Friday, Sept. 16, 2011
Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval said he won't run for vice president on a GOP 2012 ticket, squelching speculation that the Hispanic Republican's recent endorsement of Texas Gov. Rick Perry was a play for the White House.
Marshall concedes 2nd Congressional District race to Amodei
Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2011
Democrat Kate Marshall has conceded the 2nd Congressional District race to Republican Mark Amodei.
Early voting shows GOP surge in House race
Monday, Sept. 12, 2011
Republican voters are trouncing their Democratic counterparts at the polls in Nevada's House special election.
Nevada state senator chases Hispanic vote in House race
Thursday, Sept. 1, 2011
State Sen. Ruben Kihuen has guided Democratic candidates through Las Vegas' Latino neighborhoods for years, using his native Spanish, Mexican heritage and barrio know-how to legitimize Washington outsiders desperate to win the Hispanic vote.
Nevada's divorce rate exceeds national average
Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2011
Nevadans are more likely to say "I Do" and then "I Don't" than most other Americans, and their time together in between tends tend to be brief, according to new Census data on marriage released Thursday.
Researcher says tea party voters fear change
Monday, Aug. 22, 2011
Tea party voters are more likely to fear change and harbor negative attitudes toward immigrants, according to a study presented Monday at the American Sociological Association's annual conference in Las Vegas.
Sharron Angle pushes faulty, incomplete data in memoir
Sunday, July 10, 2011
Nevada tea party favorite Sharron Angle says she is on a mission to reclaim the constitution, but her journey isn't always being fueled by facts. Angle blasts modern government and politics in her recently self-published political memoir.

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