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The Miss USA 2012 contestents appear at the Chinese Laundry at the Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino on May 22, 2012 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo Credit: David Becker / Getty Images For Chinese Laundry)

51 Pageant Queens Compete In Vegas For Miss USA

A parade of beauty queens in swimsuits and evening gowns are competing to become the next Miss USA in Las Vegas.

06/03/2012

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Girl In Bloody Vegas Attack Was Sexually Assaulted

A 10-year-old girl was sexually assaulted before she died in a bludgeoning attack that also killed her mother and left her father with critical head injuries in a blood-splattered Las Vegas home, police said Thursday.

04/19/2012

An Elvis impersonator takes a break from marrying couples at the Las Vegas Garden of Love Wedding Chapel in Las Vegas, Nevada. The city is world-renowned for weddings with significant helpings of kitch. (Photo by Rick Gershon/Getty Images)

Vegas Officials Give Away Weddings At Mob Museum

Las Vegas tourism officials are offering a chance to get married in the city’s new Mob Museum by a former mob defense attorney.

01/18/2012

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Vegas Officials Estimate Tourism Up This Labor Day

Las Vegas tourism officials estimate this Labor Day weekend is bringing in almost
4 percent more visitors and nearly $7 million more than last year’s holiday.

09/05/2011

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Man Who Vanished From Chicago Taking Plea In Vegas

A former Chicago commodities broker arrested in Las Vegas 32 years after vanishing from his Illinois home — and 25 years after being declared dead — says he’ll plead guilty to felony identity fraud.

08/23/2011

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Rodeo Clown Hits Road In NV For Anti-Bully Cause

A professional rodeo clown who co-founded an anti-bullying program that is used nationwide is hitting the road in Nevada to promote his cause.

08/19/2011

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Struggling UFL Shuts Down Team; Fold Possible

The struggling United Football League will move ahead with four franchises instead of five and play a condensed regular-season schedule starting Sept. 15.

08/10/2011

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French Tourist Dies After Vegas Escalator Fall

Authorities say a 40-year-old French tourist has died after he was critically injured in a fall from a pedestrian escalator on the Las Vegas Strip.

07/20/2011

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Wax Figure of Hangover Star at Madame Tussauds

A wax figure of one of the stars of “The Hangover” is joining the Madame Tussauds Las Vegas collection.

07/19/2011

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Visitor Volume Up; More Coming By Air

For the sixth straight month, McCarran International Airport is reporting an increase in passenger traffic compared with a year ago.

07/18/2011

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