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  1. 1 October Gunman's Ashes Given to BrotherRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | KDWN

    Officials in Las Vegas say the cremated remains of the gunman who carried out the worst mass shooting in modern U.S. history have been turned over to his brother. Clark County Coroner John Fudenberg said in a statement that Stephen Paddock's ashes were given Thursday to brother Eric Paddock.

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  2. Experts Expect Tourist Numbers to Drop In Wake of Route 91 ShootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2017 | KDWN

    Las Vegas' tourism sector is bracing for changes in the aftermath of the massacre that killed 58 people at an outdoor music festival. Analysts who closely track the finances of the city's casino companies say Las Vegas will see a short-term dip in visitors in response to the shooting.

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  3. Carpenter Brings Crosses To Welcome To Las Vegas SignRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 5, 2017 | KDWN

    Greg Zanis of Aurora, Illinois didn't know what had happened at the Route 91 Harvest Festival until an employee from a local bio-recovery business showed at his front door on Monday morning with a check for $1,200. The $1,200 was a donation to Zanis so he could bring his pickup truck filled with crosses here to Las Vegas to remember those who had lost their lives in Sunday's shootings.

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  4. Gunman's Brother Says He "was not a normal guy"Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2017 | KDWN

    A brother of the suspect in the worst U.S. mass shooting in the modern history says Stephen Craig Paddock was ``not a normal guy'' and frequently played high stakes video poker. Eric Paddock in an interview in Orlando, Florida, says his 64-year-old brother once ``texted me a picture that he won $40,000 on a slot machine.'

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  5. Airlines hope to resume flights to devastated Puerto RicoRead the original story

    Sep 21, 2017 | KDWN

    Airlines plan to resume flights to Puerto Rico as early as Friday after Hurricane Maria left the island territory without power. American Airlines says it plans to send its first plane to San Juan from Miami Friday morning.

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  6. The Latest: People in Florida Keys boarding up homes, storesRead the original story

    Sep 5, 2017 | KDWN

    People in the Florida Keys are putting up hurricane shutters and wooden boards on homes and businesses as powerful Hurricane Irma approaches the Caribbean on a path that could take it to the U.S. by the weekend. Trucks are hauling away boats and people are packing in preparation for leaving.

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  7. Wood equalizing goal gets US out of Honduras with 1-1 drawRead the original story

    Sep 5, 2017 | KDWN

    Bobby Wood scored off a scramble in the 85th minute, and the United States escaped from Honduras with a 1-1 tie and important point Tuesday after nearly falling into a deep hole in World Cup qualifying. "I was thinking we might have an early vacation at the end of this year," coach Bruce Arena said afterward.

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  8. 49 victims of Pulse massacre remembered in daylong servicesRead the original story

    Jun 12, 2017 | KDWN

    Church bells tolled 49 times, a giant rainbow flag hung from a county government building and the names of the victims of the Pulse nightclub attack were read aloud at various ceremonies Monday as people in Orlando and beyond remembered the worst mass shooting in modern U.S. history. At 2:02 a.m., survivors, victims' families, club employees and local officials were gathered for a private service at the gay club at the exact time Omar Mateen opened fire a year ago and pledged allegiance to the Islamic State.

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  9. Nightclub owner reflects on massacre: 'We are one Pulse'Read the original story

    Jun 12, 2017 | KDWN

    At 2:02 a.m. Monday, the names of 49 people killed in the worst mass shooting in modern U.S. history were read out loud outside the Pulse nightclub, marking the exact time a year ago when a gunman started firing during "Latin Night" at the gay club. "I realize that gathering here in this place, at this hour, is beyond difficult," Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer told survivors, victims' families, club employees and local officials during the private service.

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  10. Vegas Ranks High On "Staycation" List, North Las Vegas Not So MuchRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2017 | KDWN

    When it comes to staying home for vacation, Las Vegas comes in at number 6. Wallethub, a travel website, ranked the top 150 U.S. cities for a staycation in 2017. But, our neighbor to the north did not fare to well.

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  11. Lounges vs. lines: Testing travel with and without perks - AM 720 KDWNRead the original story

    May 25, 2017 | KDWN

    Summer travelers may well find themselves stuck in long security lines and squeezed into cramped seats. For frequent travelers, or those who can and want to pay extra, perks are available including upgrades to first-class seats, airport lounges and free food.

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  12. Florida student accused of changing grade from F to BRead the original story

    May 25, 2017 | KDWN

    A 22-year-old student is accused of sneaking into a building and illegally logging into a Florida university's grading system to change his failing grade to a B. Sami Ammar turned himself in at the Orange County Jail in Orlando on Wednesday and now faces a felony charge of accessing a computer without authorization.

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  13. Officials in Florida debate fate of Confederate statueRead the original story

    May 15, 2017 | KDWN

    Commissioners in a major Florida city are discussing whether a statue recognizing Confederate veterans should be removed from a downtown park. Some protesters waved Confederate flags outside Orlando City Hall on Monday before commissioners discussed what to do with the 116-year-old statue nicknamed "Johnny Reb."

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  14. Mark Hamill says hea d like to play George Lucas in a movieRead the original story

    Apr 16, 2017 | KDWN

    He's played Luke Skywalker and the Joker, but Mark Hamill has one role he'd like to add to his resume: That of "Star Wars" creator George Lucas. The actor said Sunday that he would love to play Lucas in a movie about his life when a fan at the Star Wars Celebration event in Orlando, Florida, asked him what role he'd like to play.

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  15. Mark Hamill: Carrie Fisher Star Wars tribute is a therapyaRead the original story

    Apr 14, 2017 | KDWN

    Mark Hamill says he's still grieving over Carrie Fisher's death, but sharing memories of his late friend and co-star with fans at Star Wars Celebration is "part of the process that I need to move on." Hamill led an hourlong tribute to Fisher on Friday evening at the event in Orlando, Florida.

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  16. Rian Johnson debuts teaser trailer for a The Last JediaRead the original story

    Apr 14, 2017 | KDWN

    The first trailer for "Star Wars: The Last Jedi" dropped on Friday, showcasing a morose and withdrawn Skywalker. The two-minute teaser , unveiled by director Rian Johnson at the "Star Wars Celebration" fan event in Orlando, Florida, offered few clues to the film.

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  17. The Latest: Possible accomplices of suicide bomber soughtRead the original story

    Apr 4, 2017 | KDWN

    Russian investigators are searching for possible accomplices of a 22-year-old native of the Central Asian country of Kyrgyzstan who has been identified as the suicide bomber in the St. Petersburg subway. The bomber, identified as Akbarzhon Dzhalilov, had lived in St. Petersburg for several years, obtaining Russian citizenship and working as a car repairman and later at a sushi bar.

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  18. The Latest: Eiffel Tower to go dark to honor Russia victimsRead the original story

    Apr 4, 2017 | KDWN

    Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo says the Eiffel Tower will remain dark overnight to honor the victims of the St. Petersburg subway bombing. Hidalgo said the lights on the famous monument will be switched off at midnight in Paris, when it will be 1 a.m. Wednesday in St. Petersburg.

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  19. ETSUa s NCAA berth caps Steve Forbesa coaching comebackRead the original story

    Mar 15, 2017 | KDWN

    Six years ago, Steve Forbes spent his birthday cleaning out his office at Tennessee after getting fired amid an NCAA investigation. Now he's at the height of his coaching career.

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