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Vegas Sees Same Number Of January Visitors

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Tourism officials say 3.4 million people visited Las Vegas in January, virtually the same number as last year. The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority released its latest statistics Friday that the number of […]

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Serious Crash Sends One To Hospital

LAS VEGAS–A horrific crash involving two cars Friday, sends at least one person to the hospital with severe injuries. It happened in the 5100 block of South Rainbow, near West Tropicana Road. According to Las […]

CBS Las Vegas–02/06/2015

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Nevada Casinos Win $11 Billion In 2014

LAS VEGAS (AP) — State analysts say Nevada’s casinos — particularly those on the Las Vegas Strip — won less in December and the 12 months of 2014 than they did a year prior. Gaming Control Board […]

CBS Las Vegas–01/30/2015

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Pedestrian, Traffic Fatalities Prompting Meetings In Vegas

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A series of recent pedestrian and traffic fatalities in and around Las Vegas have police and academics planning meetings this week to talk about making streets safer for people on foot and in […]

CBS Las Vegas–01/20/2015

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Rand Paul Makes Campaign-Style Stop In Vegas

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul didn’t declare he’s running for president. But he said he admires the Western live-and-let-live philosophy, and he shook a lot of hands at a Las Vegas Strip restaurant during […]

CBS Las Vegas–01/16/2015

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Caesars Readies Unit For Bankruptcy

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Casino giant Caesars Entertainment Corp. says a pre-packaged bankruptcy plan for its operating division has the blessing of the majority of its first-lien bondholders. The company said Friday in financial filings that […]

CBS Las Vegas–01/09/2015

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Crash Closes Portion Of Interstate 15

LAS VEGAS — A crash Friday afternoon has shutdown northbound lanes of US 95 at Interstate 15. Traffic maps online showed traffic is backed up to Mojave Road. Nevada Highway Patrol said three cars were involved. […]

CBS Las Vegas–12/05/2014

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Airline Returns With Flights Between Mexico And Vegas

LAS VEGAS (AP) — VivaAerobus officials say the airline is again flying nonstop between Las Vegas and Monterrey, Mexico. The airline said Friday it will offer the flights four days a week — on Sunday, Monday, Thursday […]

CBS Las Vegas–12/05/2014

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Cirque Show Modified After Vegas Fall

Cirque du Soleil officials say they’ve temporarily removed the “Wheel of Death” stunt from one of their Las Vegas Strip shows after an acrobat was injured while performing on it over the weekend.

11/05/2013

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Arizona Woman Released After Decades On Death Row

An Arizona woman is getting her first taste of freedom in more than two decades after an appeals court overturned her murder conviction, setting the stage for a retrial as prosecutors seek to put her back on death row.

09/07/2013

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