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Reno Police Look For Suspects Who Robbed Two Reno Businesses at Gunpoint – KTVN

October 23, 2017 4:47:25 am | 0 Comments

Reno Police are investigating two armed robberies that occurred late Sunday night and early Monday morning.   The first armed robbery happened just before midnight on Sunday inside the 7-11 store on North Virginia.  Police tell us a man walked into the store and pulled out a gun on the cashier as they demanded money. The employee complied…

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Touring Nevada's ghost towns – Las Vegas Sun

October 23, 2017 1:00:58 am | 0 Comments

L.E. Baskow Abandoned vehicles and old structures about the ghost town of Nelson, Nevada on Tuesday, May 17, 2017. By Erin Ryan (contact) Monday, Oct. 23, 2017 | 2 a.m. Funny what you find in the middle of the desert. A rifle almost as old as Nevada’s statehood leaned against a tree. Cars stuck in the…

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Adele has been 'offered £20 million for year long Las Vegas residency' – NME.com

October 22, 2017 11:59:21 pm | 0 Comments

Adele has reportedly been offered £20 million for a year-long residency at a hotel in Las Vegas. The huge sum has reportedly been offered by luxury Vegas hotel The Wynn, who are vying to secure the singer for a year-long residency which works out at an eye-watering £380,000 per show. “The days of entertainers coming to…

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Orlando helps Las Vegas recover after shooting – Las Vegas Review-Journal

October 22, 2017 10:53:38 pm | 0 Comments

Mayor Buddy Dyer of Orlando, Florida, woke up early that Monday morning three weeks ago to a text message asking if he had Las Vegas Mayor Carolyn Goodman’s phone number. He didn’t know why until he turned on the television to find out Las Vegas was rocked by a mass shooting the night before at…

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Las Vegas mayor pushing to widen I-15 between Primm, Barstow – Las Vegas Review-Journal

October 22, 2017 10:10:11 pm | 0 Comments

Las Vegas Mayor Carolyn Goodman is still carrying a torch for plans to widen Interstate 15 between Barstow and Primm. And she’s hoping the project crosses the finish line by the time Los Angeles hosts the Summer Olympics in 2028. “I think that’s another way just to keep at it, that California needs to move…

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Las Vegas Pride Festival celebrates love, unity and strength – FOX5 Las Vegas

October 22, 2017 9:32:53 pm | 0 Comments

LAS VEGAS (FOX5) – Las Vegas was painted in rainbows all weekend with a celebration of diversity and unity. “An environment where it’s completely safe,” said Pride President James Healey. “To express yourself as who you really are.” The annual Pride Parade and Festival brought out thousands of people, but the big crowd also stirred up safety…

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Las Vegas dentist dies 6 months after husband killed in cycling crash – Las Vegas Review-Journal

October 22, 2017 7:16:50 pm | 0 Comments

One tragedy compounded another this month when Dr. Katayoun “Katy” Barin died after battling colon cancer. Just six months earlier, her husband, Dr. Kayvan Khiabani died in a bicycle crash. Early on Oct. 12, her family said in her obituary, Barin had “peacefully returned to the loving arms of her eternal love and soulmate.” She…

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How Nevada went 60 years without an official flag – Reno Gazette Journal

October 22, 2017 6:46:00 pm | 0 Comments

CLOSE Nevadans celebrated Nevada Day in Carson City with a lengthy parade, a beard contest and a rock-drilling competition. Jenny Kane/RGJ Nevada state flag(Photo: Getty Images)   For more than 60 years beginning in 1929, Nevada’s state flag had a design that the Legislature did not adopt. Legislative sessions sometimes exceeded the then-constitutional provision for 60 days in which…

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Las Vegas girl ready for World Series pitch – Las Vegas Review-Journal

October 22, 2017 6:42:30 pm | 0 Comments

Late in the afternoon in early October, the Dawson family gathered to watch son Zach’s baseball game. The youngest member of the family, Hailey, 7, had other ideas. When her parents, Greg and Yong Dawson, sat down on the metal bleachers at Sunset Park, Hailey scampered off with her friends to play on scooters and…

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It was dueling Dianas during Ross' Encore Theater performance – Las Vegas Review-Journal

October 22, 2017 5:31:46 pm | 0 Comments

The Kats! Bureau at this writing is a metal picnic table at Mike Hammer’s Celebrity Go-Kart Race at Gene Woods Racing Experience at 121 E. Sunset Road. The event is a benefit for military support organizations Nathan Tyler Davis Foundation, Forgotten Not Gone and RWB Dog Tags (which furnishes service dogs for veteran). This is…

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