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 2022-01-17 02:55 

Las Vegas Sun

Texas rabbi: Captor grew 'belligerent' late in standoff...

A rabbi who was among four people held hostage at a Texas synagogue said Sunday that their armed captor grew "increasingly belligerent and threatening" toward the end of the 10-hour standoff ......

 2022-01-17 02:51 

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49ers hang on late for 23-17 wild-card victory over Cowboys...

Deebo Samuel and the San Francisco 49ers have started another playoff run after hanging on in a frantic wild-card finish against Dallas....

 2022-01-16 22:11 

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Brady throws for 2 TDs, SB champions dominate Eagles 31-15...

Brady completed 29 of 37 passes without an interception while extending his postseason record for TD passes to 85....

 2022-01-16 20:22 

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UNLV basketball game at San Diego State gets rescheduled date...

UNLV's return game at San Diego State has a new date, as the Mountain West announced the rescheduled contest will now be played Jan. 24 ......

 2022-01-16 20:04 

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British man identified as hostage-taker at Texas synagogue...

Authorities on Sunday identified a 44-year-old British national as the man who took four people hostage at a Texas synagogue for 10 hours before an FBI SWAT team stormed the building...

 2022-01-16 16:05 

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2 suspects in North Las Vegas shooting are arrested in Texas...

Two suspects in a North Las Vegas shooting have been arrested in Texas, according to authorities....

 2022-01-16 10:00 

Las Vegas Sun

COVID-19 virus won't bend to our will...

Nobody in their right mind wants to test positive for COVID-19. If you're the mayor of Chicago and you just resolved a tense standoff with the Chicago Teachers Union that kept kids out of public schools and drew national attention, you definitely don&...

 2022-01-16 10:00 

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Where is Mr. Smith when we need him?...

The latest example of how our democracy is not functioning properly is not coming from the Republicans for a change. No, the GOP has made it clear to all that participating in this democracy is antithetical to its cult-like, anarchistic tendencies so it h...

 2022-01-16 10:00 

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A new predator stalks the West...

The grizzly bear. The wolf. The cougar. These magnificent creatures, apex predators, how can we not admire them? People cross the world for the opportunity to see one in the wilds of Yellowstone or Alaska....

 2022-01-16 10:00 

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Bipartisan infrastructure bill a big win for Nevadans...

Last month, President Joe Biden signed into law, with the help of our Nevada Democrats, the bipartisan Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act. For Nevadans, this law means historic federal investments for our roads, bridges and waterways....

 2022-01-16 10:00 

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BLM land lease bill is ruinous...

The Jan. 9 guest column "Nevadans deserve a fair return on public land leases" took a good shot but missed the target. It correctly states "our lands should not be up for wild speculation." But Bureau of Land Management oil and gas leases ...

 2022-01-16 10:00 

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Republican talking points dominate answers in survey of Nevada gubernatorial hopefuls...

The field of eight possible candidates lining up for the right to challenge Gov. Steve Sisolak in November's midterm elections first have to go through each other in the June primary. (And first they have to officially file in March.)...

 2022-01-16 10:00 

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Las Vegas virologist bemoans viral videos misusing at-home COVID tests...

A social media trend of putting at-home COVID-19 tests under tap water to trigger a positive result spreads false information, wastes scarce tests and needs to stop, says one Las Vegas virologist....

 2022-01-16 10:00 

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Justice for Native American victims of crime should not be the exception...

To the families of two Nevada women who were killed in 2018 on the Fort McDermitt Shoshone Paiute tribal reservation, Tuesday's sentencing of the man found guilty of the slayings brought a long-needed moment of comfort amid years of sorrow and grievin...

 2022-01-16 10:00 

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Threat of cancel can push change...

In 1964, the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. won the Nobel Peace Prize. After winning this prestigious award, his hometown of Atlanta planned an event to honor him. Its most influential residents were invited but almost none responded to the invitations. Cons...

 2022-01-16 10:00 

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A digital divide haunts schools adapting to virus hurdles...

When April Schneider's children returned to in-person classrooms this year, she thought they were leaving behind the struggles from more than a year of remote learning....

 2022-01-16 10:00 

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Despite ouster, Raiders say they 'changed the culture' and want another chance...

The fleeting nature of the NFL always strikes the hardest on a team when the season ends, but it may have carried a little extra punch on the Raiders this year....

 2022-01-16 10:00 

Las Vegas Sun

Subsidies for health insurance help cure an ailing economy...

As businesses across Nevada work toward economic recovery through the uncertainty of a continued coronavirus pandemic, one of the most critical steps we can take to make our communities stronger faster is to protect and prioritize our health....

 2022-01-16 05:39 

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Raiders alumni, Raiderettes drop in on Bonanza-Shadow Ridge flag football tilt...

The girls high school flag football game on Thursday between Bonanza and host Shadow Ridge had some special visitors: The Raiders....

 2022-01-16 05:23 

Las Vegas Sun

Legal risks in sedition conspiracy case against Oath Keepers...

The seditious conspiracy case against members and associates of the far-right Oath Keepers militia group marks the boldest attempt so far by the government to prosecute those who attacked the U.S. Capitol ......

 2022-01-16 05:16 

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Allen-led Bills throttle division rival Patriots, 47-17...

The margin of defeat was the largest in the playoffs for New England in coach Bill Belichick's tenure, which began in 2000....

 2022-01-16 05:08 

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Officials contain vegetation fire at Wetlands Park...

The Clark County Fire Department and other firefighting agencies worked today to battle a blaze at Wetlands Park in the southeast valley, officials said....

 2022-01-15 22:32 

Las Vegas Sun

Ranting man apparently takes hostages at Texas synagogue...

Authorities said a man apparently took hostages Saturday during services at a Texas synagogue where the suspect could be heard ranting angrily in a livestream before the feed cut out....

 2022-01-15 20:27 

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Official: Alec Baldwin surrenders phone for shooting probe...

Alec Baldwin has surrendered his cellphone to authorities as part of the investigation into a fatal shooting on a New Mexico film set last fall, a law enforcement official said....

 2022-01-15 18:41 

Las Vegas Sun

Volcano erupts in Pacific, West Coast under tsunami advisory...

An undersea volcano erupted in spectacular fashion Saturday near the Pacific nation of Tonga, sending large tsunami waves crashing across the shore and people rushing to higher ground....

 2022-01-15 10:00 

Las Vegas Sun

At a subsidiary of a $4B corporation, low-wage workers strike for better pay...

Cristina Lujan, 46, has worked on the line at the Jon Donaire Desserts plant in Santa Fe Springs, Calif., for 19 years, nearly half her life, making and decorating cakes for food chains such as Ralphs, Walmart and Baskin-Robbins. Since Nov. 3, however, sh...

 2022-01-15 10:00 

Las Vegas Sun

GOP is a party of cowardly bullies...

It is time to clean house, to get rid of House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy; Reps. Marjorie Taylor Greene, R-Ga.; and Matt Gaetz, R-Fla.; and others who bow down to Donald Trump's will and kiss his ring....

 2022-01-15 10:00 

Las Vegas Sun

Can democracy survive the lies?...

The big liars who are promoting false claims of a stolen 2020 presidential election want us to believe their lies are self-evident truths that support the fact that the lying previous president won....

 2022-01-15 10:00 

Las Vegas Sun

Social safety net is not socialism...

President Joe Biden and other Democrats are not converting and do not want to convert the United States to a socialist economic and governmental system. Rather, they are attempting to provide help to those who need it....

 2022-01-15 10:00 

Las Vegas Sun

Survivor of flesh-eating bacteria joyfully rejoins youth coaching ranks...

A flesh-eating bacteria that consumed his hands and feet has left Henderson resident Eddie Garcia unable to work or drive. But with the help of prosthetics and an electric wheelchair, the 46-year-old remains active — especially when in the kitchen....

 2022-01-15 10:00 

Las Vegas Sun

Californian wins $1 million prize in NFL contest at Circa Sports...

Tony Gordon might have been the one posing for photos with an oversized $1 million check in downtown Las Vegas, but his teenage son also appeared to be a big winner Friday night....

 2022-01-15 10:00 

Las Vegas Sun

Two years in, DeBoer finding success leading Vegas, but Stanley Cup goal remains...

Two years ago, Las Vegans woke up to the news that Pete DeBoer was the new coach of the Vegas Golden Knights. Given a contentious history between the coach and this city's NHL franchise ......

 2022-01-15 10:00 

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Nevada casinos data: Jobs lost, revenues down amid pandemic...

The economic effect of the coronavirus pandemic emerged in stark numbers in an annual report showing a decrease in employees at Nevada's biggest casinos and anemic revenues during the 12 months that followed ......

 2022-01-15 10:00 

Las Vegas Sun

Playoff drought will end for either Raiders or Bengals...

The Raiders and Bengals will do the honors of opening the 2021-22 NFL playoffs this afternoon. One prolonged drought without a postseason win is guaranteed to end in the process....

 2022-01-15 10:00 

Las Vegas Sun

Wild-card weekend sweats: Five bets to add to your NFL playoff card...

So who's going to be this year's Buccaneers as the pick for the column's money line rollover parlay? No one, regrettably. ......

 2022-01-15 07:12 

Las Vegas Sun

NFL executives want, expect more Black coaches to be hired...

The NFL has taken several steps to improve diversity among leadership positions, yet Mike Tomlin is the only Black head coach after Brian Flores and David Culley were fired this week....

 2022-01-15 07:12 

Las Vegas Sun

Biden supporters 'apoplectic' one year into his presidency...

Just over a year ago, millions of energized young people, women, voters of color and independents joined forces to send Joe Biden to the White House. But 12 months into his presidency, many describe a coalition in crisis....

 2022-01-15 06:50 

Las Vegas Sun

UNLV comes up short in home loss to Fresno State...

A late run by UNLV came up short as Kevin Kruger's squad dropped a home game to Fresno State on Friday, 73-68. UNLV trailed by as many as 14 points in the second half until some late fireworks by Bryce Hamilton and Donovan Williams narrowed ......

 2022-01-15 00:14 

Las Vegas Sun

Garbage and recyclables pile up as omicron takes its toll...

The omicron variant is sickening so many sanitation workers around the U.S. that some cities have had to delay or suspend garbage or recycling pickup, angering residents shocked that ......

 2022-01-15 00:08 

Las Vegas Sun

Nevada regents vote to support university vaccine mandate...

Nevada's Board of Regents voted 9-4 on Friday to direct Chancellor Melody Rose to send a letter to state lawmakers, health officials and ......

 2022-01-15 00:05 

Las Vegas Sun

N. Korea fires fresh missiles in response to U.S. sanctions...

North Korea on Friday fired what appeared to be two short-range ballistic missiles in its third weapons launch this month, officials in South Korea said, in an apparent reprisal for ......

 2022-01-14 23:58 

Las Vegas Sun

Shkreli ordered to return $64M, is barred from drug industry...

Martin Shkreli must return $64.6 million in profits he and his former company reaped from jacking up the price and monopolizing the market for a lifesaving drug, a federal judge ruled ......

 2022-01-14 23:50 

Las Vegas Sun

Ohio Supreme Court rejects GOP-drawn congressional map...

Ohio's Republican-drawn congressional map was rejected by the state's high court Friday, giving hope to national Democrats who had argued it unfairly delivered several ......

 2022-01-14 22:57 

Las Vegas Sun

5 players are unanimous choices for AP's NFL All-Pro Team...

Five players, including dynamic pass catchers Cooper Kupp and Davante Adams, are unanimous choices for The Associated Press 2021 NFL All-Pro Team. Joining the Rams' Kupp and the Packers' Adams in receiving votes Friday from ......

 2022-01-14 22:52 

Las Vegas Sun

Biden team regroups after court loss on COVID shots-or-test...

Concerned but not giving up, President Joe Biden is anxiously pushing ahead to prod people to get COVID-19 shots after the Supreme Court put a halt to the administration's sweeping ......

 2022-01-14 22:49 

Las Vegas Sun

Thousands of Nevadans share in student loan abuse settlement...

Thousands of Nevadans will share in a big settlement 39 state attorneys general negotiated with a major student loan collecting company accused of abusive ......

 2022-01-14 21:54 

Las Vegas Sun

CCSD altering some school start, end times because of bus driver shortage...

Start and end times at over half the public schools in Clark County will be altered next school year to help keep buses running on time amid a driver shortage, officials said. At most ......

 2022-01-14 21:20 

Las Vegas Sun

Goodbye 'godsend': Expiration of child tax credits hits home...

For the first time in half a year, families on Friday are going without a monthly deposit from the child tax credit — a program that was intended to be part of President Joe Biden's legacy but has emerged instead as a flash point over who is ......

 2022-01-14 20:48 

Las Vegas Sun

Federal testing website launches next week, 4 tests per home...

The federal website where Americans can request free COVID-19 tests will begin accepting orders on Wednesday as the White House looks to address nationwide ......

 2022-01-14 17:10 

Las Vegas Sun

George Lucas, Kathleen Kennedy honored by Producer's Guild...

George Lucas and Kathleen Kennedy, stewards of the Star Wars universe and numerous other notable motion pictures, are being honored by the Producers Guild of America for their contributions to the film industry. The PGA said Friday that Lucas and Kennedy ...

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