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Ciara reminisces about her Sin City bachelorette party as she shares throwback swimsuit snap

She tied the knot with Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson in a lavish ceremony in England on July 6. And on Thursday, Ciara looked a few weeks back to the secret bachelorette festivities from before the couple’s big day …

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Kevin Durant got a tattoo of Tupac’s face on his leg in Las Vegas

Tupac has been dead for almost 20 years. However, the rapper/actor/poet/activist’s influence lives stronger than Lance Armstrong. Kevin Durant’s leg is proof …

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Big Blinds and Heartbreak: Adventures at the World Series of Poker

I was in Las Vegas for the opening days of the World Series of Poker. As a light enthusiast of Texas Hold ‘Em, I was intrigued to see what the top level of this extremely competitive and lonely game was …

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Frank Lloyd Wright house for sale in Boulder City

It’s not every day you see a Frank Lloyd Wright house go on the market in Nevada, so when there is one, there’s probably …

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Another vestige of Olympic purity falls away with sports books taking bets on Games

The long, slow erosion of the Olympics’ claim to sporting purity has reached a new landmark …

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Las Vegas among U.S. cities that are warming the fastest

The fastest-warming cities aren’t clustered in any one region. In fact, the top 25 fastest-warming cities are scattered over 16 states. Some of these rapidly warming cities are traditional hotspots, like Phoenix and Las Vegas …

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Data sharing clears way for Nevada to recognize Utah’s gun permit

Nevada has decided to recognize concealed-firearm permits issued in Utah, the first time in years that the neighboring states have seen eye to eye on …

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Woman says she was groped, then ejected, at Las Vegas nightclub

On July 10, Laura Nichol was escorted out of XS Las Vegas into police custody following a physical altercation with …

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GOP convention organizers apologize to Sheldon Adelson

The last-minute plea for $6 million from Las Vegas billionaire Sheldon Adelson to rescue the Republican convention has erupted in controversy, as four of the five signatories …

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How football owner Donald Trump passed on taking a UNLV quarterback

It was the offseason for the now-defunct United States Football League and the draft was approaching when Donald Trump, the New Jersey Generals’ owner, met with head coach Walt Michaels to discuss …

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Dana White’s new deal gives him a piece of future UFC net profits

UFC president Dana White could be making as much as NFL commissioner Roger Goodell in his new deal under …

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Why Heck’s Senate challenge might be getting tougher

There is a strong headwind this election season for Republicans in Nevada, where control of the Senate could be decided: Democrats are registering voters at a higher rate than …

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Proposal would create a Texas-sized ‘Republic of Cliven Bundy’

Cliven Bundy may be in jail, but he still has friends in Congress …

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How Lake Mead officials are fending off a water war amid historically low levels

The goal, as has been the case for years, is for water users to limit how much they take out of Lake Mead. Yet the cuts would not apply evenly. Under an agreement reached in …

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Macau’s high rollers are back

Is China’s Gilded Age back? Three-and-a-half years after President Xi Jinping started his crackdown on corruption and lavish spending, there are signs that the belle epoque may be ready for …

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