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Paul Shaffer and the Shāf-Shifters play the Palace – Lasvegasmagazine

December 14, 2017 11:06:05 pm | 0 Comments

Paul Shaffer first visited Las Vegas with his parents when he was 12 years old. The city made an indelible impression on David Letterman’s future late-night foil and bandleader, from Shaffer’s Rat Pack-inspired lingo to his eclectic musical range to his natural showmanship. After 33 years as one of the most recognizable figures in late-night…

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Golden Knights send a message with win over defending champs – Las Vegas Sun

December 14, 2017 10:39:05 pm | 0 Comments

L.E. Baskow Vegas Golden Knights defenseman Jon Merrill (15) gets some love from teammates after his first goal of the season while playing the Pittsburgh Penguins during their game at the T-Mobile Arena on Thursday, Dec. 14, 2017. By Jesse Granger (contact) Thursday, Dec. 14, 2017 | 11:30 p.m. Knights Edge Penguins Launch slideshow » When…

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Second accuser prompts call for Nevada congressman to go – The Denver Post

December 14, 2017 8:59:37 pm | 0 Comments

WASHINGTON — Facing a fresh accusation of sexual misconduct in a Congress that has become increasingly less tolerant, a Nevada lawmaker is facing pressure from Democratic leadership to step aside. The Nevada Independent reported new allegations by a lobbyist who said Democratic Rep. Ruben Kihuen on several occasions touched her thighs and buttocks while he…

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Clark County Democrats blast Democratic party chair for 'racist' actions against black women – Las Vegas Review-Journal

December 14, 2017 8:17:24 pm | 0 Comments

A meeting last week of the Clark County Democratic Party descended into chaos amid charges that party chair Donna West had engaged in “racist” behavior. This summer, Democrats elected Erika Washington, an African-American woman, to the CCDP’s No. 2 spot. One of her jobs was to fill the party’s Political Organizing Committee, which works on…

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Reno official resigns after he became embroiled in city's sexual harassment investigation – Reno Gazette Journal

December 14, 2017 6:47:34 pm | 0 Comments

The Reno City Council has some explaining to do regardless of what an investigation into sexual harassment claims finds.(Photo: RGJ file) The city of Reno’s revitalization manager quit his job last month, saying in his resignation letter that he had “done everything I was hired to do.” But Bill Dunne, who was hired in 2015…

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Steve Wynn 'warehousing' former Alon site in $336M purchase – Las Vegas Review-Journal

December 14, 2017 6:09:45 pm | 0 Comments

Wynn Resorts’ announcement that it is buying the Alon project site could raise hopes that a long-awaited revival of the sleepy north Strip is in the cards.  But analysts say it may be years before construction crews show up at Wynn’s new site, which was home to the New Frontier and has seen big plans…

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Las Vegas gunman Stephen Paddock's $5M estate to be settled in court, judge says – Fox News

December 14, 2017 5:58:38 pm | 0 Comments

Lawyers for some of the Las Vegas shooting victims appeared in court on Thursday to help determine how to control the $5 million estate gunman Stephen Paddock left behind, KSNV reported. In the court hearing, Judge Gloria Sturman asked the victim’s attorneys to help create a plan to regulate claims on the property, the outlet…

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Early morning fire claims two victims, now under investigation – Kolo – KOLO

December 14, 2017 5:44:48 pm | 0 Comments

RENO, Nev., (KOLO) An early morning fire at a Reno apartment complex that claimed the lives of two residents is now under investigation by the Reno fire and police departments. The two were still in the third floor apartment where the fire started. The flames spread through the attic into other units. Residents fled into…

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Most Clark County high schools improved graduation rates last year – Las Vegas Review-Journal

December 14, 2017 5:38:55 pm | 0 Comments

Graduation rates at the 56 schools in Clark County generally improved in the 2016-17 school year, with Laughlin Junior/Senior High School leading the charge by achieving a 100 percent graduation rate, according to state data released Thursday. The improvement by the school in the southeast corner of Clark County, saw its graduation rate rise from…

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Oregon star running back Royce Freeman to skip Las Vegas Bowl – Las Vegas Review-Journal

December 14, 2017 4:40:26 pm | 0 Comments

Oregon running back Royce Freeman has decided to skip Saturday’s Las Vegas Bowl game against No. 25 Boise State. Ducks coach Mario Cristobal said Thursday he and Freeman had an honest dialogue regarding whether to play in the 12:30 p.m. game at Sam Boyd Stadium. “It’s eye to eye, being truthful and putting things on…

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