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An actual human brain displayed inside a glass box, as part of an interactive exhbition "Brain: a world inside your head" (Photo credit: MAURICIO LIMA/AFP/Getty Images)

NM Court Rules Against Family Given Brain In Bag

The state Court of Appeals has ruled that a New Mexico family can’t sue an out-of-state funeral home for placing a relative’s brain in a casket before shipping an embalmed body to New Mexico.

10/24/2012

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Sandoval Praises Ruling on Federal Health Care Law

Gov. Brian Sandoval today praised a federal appeals court ruling that struck down the so-called “individual mandate” in federal health care legislation.

08/12/2011

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Coroner IDs Vegas Man Killed In Apparent DUI Crash

The Clark County coroner is identifying a 54-year-old Las Vegas man killed after police say a 29-year-old driver lost control of his Lexus, crossed over a median and drove into oncoming traffic.

08/09/2011

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Court Overturns 2nd Degree Murder Conviction

The Nevada Supreme Court is giving a 28-year-old Las Vegas man a chance for a new trial after ruling that his second-degree murder conviction for shooting his girlfriend in the head in 2007 was tainted by improper jury instructions.

07/21/2011

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The “Human Fuse” To Ignite Excitement On The Strip

LAS VEGAS (CBS) – Get ready for a hot stunt tonight, on the Las Vegas Strip.

CBS Las Vegas–06/15/2011

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Former Street Preacher Gets Life In Smart Case

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) – A former street preacher has been sentenced to life in federal prison for kidnapping Elizabeth Smart. Before the sentencing Wednesday, Smart told Brian David Mitchell that she will have a […]

CBS Las Vegas–05/25/2011

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Governor Announces Special Election

LAS VEGAS –  Gov. Brian Sandoval has scheduled a first-of-its-kind Nevada special election to fill a U.S. House vacancy for Sept. 13. Republican U.S. Rep. Dean Heller’s seat needs to be filled because Sandoval has named […]

CBS Las Vegas–04/29/2011