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2 hrs ago | The Las Vegas Sun

Las Vegas' genius club: Yes, we do have a Mensa chapter

For all that Las Vegas is, it isn't known as an intellectual mecca. It's hard to imagine Einstein playing slots or Aristotle pontificating in a strip joint.

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Related Topix: Las Vegas, NV, Nellis Air Force Base, US Military, US Air Force, Standardized Testing, Education

2 hrs ago | The Las Vegas Sun

How businesses break into Southern Nevada's budding pot industry

Medical marijuana has been legal in Nevada for more than a decade, but it wasn't until last year that state leaders made the drug accessible to patients.

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Related Topix: Nevada, Drugs, Marijuana, Las Vegas, NV, North Las Vegas, NV

2 hrs ago | The Las Vegas Sun

Toxic cargo ahead

There are nine official classes for hazardous materials, or substances that in the words of the federal register are "an unreasonable risk to health, safety and property when transported in commerce."

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Related Topix: Las Vegas, NV, Train Disaster

Fri Jul 11, 2014

The Las Vegas Sun

Metro detectives removed from task force after freeing violent felon from jail

A Metro Police supervisor and a detective have been removed from a gang task force after an internal investigation showed they improperly orchestrated the release of a convicted killer from jail weeks before he allegedly killed another man.

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Related Topix: Las Vegas, NV, Criminal Defense Law, Law

The Las Vegas Sun

Want to get married at Wayne Newton's famed Las Vegas compound? You're in luck.

Are you a Wayniac with wedding plans? Good news - Wayne Newton's famed Casa de Shenandoah compound in Las Vegas could soon be adding a wedding chapel.

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Related Topix: Las Vegas, NV, Pop/Rock, Wayne Newton, Wedding

The Las Vegas Sun

Reno lawmaker wants state to lift ban on sale of wine made in Clark, Washoe counties

Assembly Minority Leader Pat Hickey, R-Reno, said he would introduce legislation in the 2015 Legislature to make and sell wine in Washoe and Clark counties.

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Related Topix: Wine, Drink, Reno, NV, Nevada, Washoe County, NV

The Nation

The 12 Scariest Findings in the New Report on the Bundy Ranch Standoff

An armed protestor patrols a bridge near Cliven Bundy's ranch outside Bunkerville, Nevada.

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Related Topix: Bunkerville, NV, 9, Management, Las Vegas, NV, US News, Liberal Political News

The Las Vegas Sun

Coroner identifies woman killed in Henderson crosswalk Thursday

The woman hit by a car and killed while walking in a crosswalk in Henderson Thursday afternoon has been identified as 27-year-old Jessica Papin, the Clark County Coroner's office said today.

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Related Topix: Henderson, NV

KTVN Reno

Hearing to review fatal December police shooting

A public hearing is set to examine why Las Vegas police fatally shot a 26-year-old man in December.

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Related Topix: Las Vegas, NV

Thu Jul 10, 2014

The Las Vegas Sun

Body armor becomes latest protective gear for valley's firefighters

Las Vegas and Clark County fire fighters work a two-alarm fire in an vacant building at Sirius Avenue and Procyon Street Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2012.

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Related Topix: Fire, Las Vegas, NV, North Las Vegas, NV, Boulder City, NV

KVBC-TV Las Vegas

Flash flood watch issued for southern Nevada

The National Weather Service in Las Vegas has issued a Flash Flood Watch for portions of northwest Arizona, California and Nevada until 9 p.m. Affected Nevada areas may include: Lake Mead National Recreation Area, Las Vegas valley, Lincoln County, northeast Clark County, Sheep Range, southern Clark County, Spring Mountains-Red Rock Canyon and ... (more)

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Flood, Las Vegas, NV, US National Parks, Lake Mead National Recreation Area

KVBC-TV Las Vegas

City taking land use and licensing applications for medical marijuana businesses

The Las Vegas Department of Planning began accepting land use and licensing applications for medical marijuana establishments on Tuesday, July 8. The application cycle will close at 3 p.m. on Thursday, July 23. Applications must be physically received in the department's offices at 333 N. Rancho Drive, Las Vegas, Nevada 89106 by 3 p.m. on July 23.

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Related Topix: Marijuana, Las Vegas, NV

NewsReview.com

Let Freedom Ring

Nevada's implementation of the law requiring medical marijuana establishment licensing is so far plagued by hidden financing, proxy companies, questionable campaign contributions and forbidden crossovers between gambling licensees and dispensary ownership in Clark County.

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Related Topix: Marijuana, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Rand Paul

Wed Jul 09, 2014

KLAS-TV Las Vegas

Ecstasy toxicity blamed for EDC fan's death

The Clark County Coroner's Office has ruled on what caused the death of a man who collapsed in the parking lot of the Electric Daisy Carnival in June.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

The Las Vegas Sun

Storms that left flooding, mud could return today

Thunderstorms that caused flash floods and left some roads covered with mud Monday night could make a return appearance today.

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Related Topix: Weather, Las Vegas, NV

The Las Vegas Sun

Part of Clark County under severe thunderstorm warning until

A weather system packing rain and high winds prompted the National Weather Service in Las Vegas to issue a severe thunderstorm warning for central Clark County until 4:15 p.m. The National Weather Service said at 3:23 p.m. Doppler radar indicated a severe thunderstorm capable of producing damaging winds in excess of 60 mph.

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Related Topix: Weather, Las Vegas, NV, Tornado, Hurricane, Natural Disasters, Boulder City, NV

WZVN-TV Fort Myers

Trial begins for man in 'Thunder' shooting case

Government officials say workers cleaning a storage room at a research center made a startling discovery last week - decades-old vials of smallpox forgotten in a cardboard box.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Las Vegas, THQ, Video Games, Drugs

Star-Telegram.com

Trial begins for man in 'Thunder' shooting case

A prosecutor told a jury was a miracle no one was killed when a .44-caliber handgun went off during a backstage struggle between well-muscled members of the Thunder From Down Under male revue and a man on methamphetamine trying to make off with costumes and props in Las Vegas.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Drugs, Las Vegas, THQ, Video Games

KFVS12

Trial begins for man in 'Thunder' shooting case

In the mid-1950s, air travel was a shadow of the highly advanced operation of checks and rules seen today.

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Related Topix: Las Vegas, THQ, Las Vegas, NV, Video Games, Drugs

KVBC-TV Las Vegas

Bathroom remodeling starts small fire at Spring Valley Hospital

Some patients had to be evacuated for a short time this morning after a fire in a bathroom near the emergency room at Spring Valley Hospital Medical Center.

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Related Topix: Fire

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