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 2020-09-20 09:00 

Las Vegas Sun

Las Vegas DUI patrols ramp up for football viewing parties...

With bars reopening and locals gathering across town to cheer for the Las Vegas Raiders on Monday Night Football, authorities don't want impaired driving incidents to mar the historic day ......

 2020-09-20 09:00 

Las Vegas Sun

Trump's 'law and order' pitch falls flat...

When cities and towns erupted in protests this summer after a Minneapolis police officer pressed his knee on the neck of a Black man until he stopped breathing, President Donald Trump seized on a familiar Republican theme to boost his reelection campaign....

 2020-09-20 09:00 

Las Vegas Sun

Raiders 'juiced' to show off Allegiant Stadium on Monday Night Football...

Co-workers famously loved working alongside Raiders coach Jon Gruden during his nine-year stint as a color commentator on Monday Night Football. ......

 2020-09-20 09:00 

Las Vegas Sun

A wish can't manage a crisis...

When confronted with the forest fires in the West, President Donald Trump continued to insist that these fires were the fault of governors who did not sufficiently sweep the floors of these forests....

 2020-09-20 09:00 

Las Vegas Sun

Ginsburg's death leaves moral void on court, moral decision for Senate...

Ginsburg's death, coming amid Donald Trump's presidency and with right-wing extremists controlling the Senate, underscores why all Americans must go to the polls this fall....

 2020-09-20 09:00 

Las Vegas Sun

Q+A: UNLV president talks pandemic, student success, diversity...

Keith Whitfield is one month into his tenure as the president of UNLV. The warm welcome from the Las Vegas community has made quite an initial impression....

 2020-09-20 09:00 

Las Vegas Sun

Jews celebrate new year with continued optimism...

According to the Jewish calendar, the recorded history of Jews started 5,781 years ago. The words " in the beginning" started it all, and throughout our history the Jews have wandered the world, looking for a home. They have finally found their ho...

 2020-09-20 09:00 

Las Vegas Sun

Sturgis criticism is overblown...

I read the Sept. 6 editorial, "Predictably, COVID-19 cases start to emerge from motorcycle rally," regarding Sturgis and how 400,000-plus attendees who threw social responsibility to the wind caused 260 cases of COVID-19 and one death....

 2020-09-20 09:00 

Las Vegas Sun

Mask wearing is about caring...

For all of you at the Trump rally who feel that not wearing a mask should be a point of personal freedom: Perhaps the next time you have surgery, as they wheel you into the operating room, the doctors, nurses, and others should exercise their personal fre...

 2020-09-20 09:00 

Las Vegas Sun

Sense of urgency in efforts to mobilize Black voters in Las Vegas...

As a fiercely contested presidential election looms, a pandemic snarls its usual rhythms and the nation faces a racial reckoning, leaders in Southern Nevada's Black community remind their peers that Black Americans only got an unfettered right to vote...

 2020-09-20 09:00 

Las Vegas Sun

How do Medicare Advantage plans work and are they worth the risk?...

About 1 in 3 people 65 and older in the U.S. enroll in Medicare Advantage, the private insurance alternative to traditional Medicare. It's not hard to see why ......

 2020-09-20 03:39 

Las Vegas Sun

McConnell's legacy: Wielding majority power to reshape court...

For better or worse, this will be how McConnell's tenure as a Senate leader will be measured....

 2020-09-20 03:35 

Las Vegas Sun

Trump pledges woman for court, pushes Senate to move on pick...

Taking the stage at a North Carolina rally to chants of "Fill that seat," the president said he would nominate his selection despite Democrats' objections....

 2020-09-20 03:26 

Las Vegas Sun

Bettman: Next NHL season could start in December or January...

Bettman on Saturday raised the possibility of a start sometime later in December or even January, though the plan remains for each team to play 82 games ......

 2020-09-20 03:16 

Las Vegas Sun

Stars hammer Tampa 4-1 to open Stanley Cup Final...

Game 1 started out looking every bit like Dallas had four days off since winning the Western Conference final and Tampa Bay just one after clinching the East....

 2020-09-20 03:01 

Las Vegas Sun

Sisolak orders half-staff flag honor for Ginsburg...

Sisolak's order issued Saturday requires that the honor continue until sunset on the day of her interment....

 2020-09-20 02:00 

Las Vegas Sun

Sunday Sweats: A handful of bets to add to your NFL Sunday card...

It's time to call up the betting app or rush to the wagering window and put in some last-minute NFL plays ahead of kickoff. It's time for the second-ever Sunday Sweats column. ......

 2020-09-19 19:06 

Las Vegas Sun

Trump's list of possible Supreme Court nominees...

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's death Friday, just six weeks before Election Day, is expected to unleash a pitched battle over whether President Donald Trump...

 2020-09-19 18:55 

Las Vegas Sun

Trump to Senate: Vote 'without delay' on his high court pick...

President Donald Trump on Saturday urged the Republican-run Senate to consider "without delay" his upcoming nomination to fill the Supreme Court vacancy ......

 2020-09-19 18:45 

Las Vegas Sun

Nevada reports 323 additional COVID cases, four more deaths...

State officials on Saturday reported 323 additional COVID-19 cases in Nevada along with four additional deaths...

 2020-09-19 18:39 

Las Vegas Sun

Reno police investigating 'suspicious death' of child...

Reno police are investigating a child's death that was considered suspicious....

 2020-09-19 18:31 

Las Vegas Sun

Stanley Cup: Stars and Lightning turn defense into offense...

This was already going to be an unusual Stanley Cup, and it now has a matchup for all of those who like their games to be a bit defensive....

 2020-09-19 09:00 

Las Vegas Sun

Trump's failure in Afghanistan presents an opportunity for a better policy...

President Donald Trump vowed to smash the Taliban early in his term. Now his policy lies in tatters. The Taliban are as strong as ever and U.S. forces are on their way out. The fractured country is infested with cross-border terrorist groups — even ...

 2020-09-19 09:00 

Las Vegas Sun

Hurt and healing: Running through the impact of four key Raiders' injuries...

The Las Vegas Raiders came out of a their Week 1 victory over the Carolina Panthers with significant damage that they'll carry into Allegiant Stadium for a Monday Night Football contest ......

 2020-09-19 09:00 

Las Vegas Sun

Ginsburg, top court's feminist icon, memorialized as the Notorious RBG...

It was a mistake to equate Ginsburg's gait and gaze with frailty, for she showed over and over a steely resilience in the face of personal loss and serious health problems ......

 2020-09-19 09:00 

Las Vegas Sun

Purls of wisdom: These textile arts can do wonders for your mood...

It's been a long year cooped up indoors. Why not learn a new hobby that doesn't involve burning your retinas with blue light?...

 2020-09-19 09:00 

Las Vegas Sun

Retired Las Vegas airman finds purpose in pandemic: artworks from pine cones...

The coronavirus pandemic kept Ray Chicoine at home when the active great-grandfather would have been out and about, riding his bicycle a few times a week to the gym, driving his camper van to southern Utah or visiting Nellis Air Force Base for ......

 2020-09-19 09:00 

Las Vegas Sun

Big voting bloc will be counted...

I've been ignored for years; because I'm a straight male, over 70 years old, conservative and I vote....

 2020-09-19 09:00 

Las Vegas Sun

Biden is best for nation's economy...

How is it possible that polls show President Donald Trump to be more trusted on the economy than Joe Biden?...

 2020-09-19 09:00 

Las Vegas Sun

Trump's choices bad for America...

President Donald Trump's ego has gotten in the way of him making intelligent decisions. He actually believes he is doing what's best for America....

 2020-09-19 06:30 

Las Vegas Sun

Historic year: Antetokounmpo wins 2nd straight NBA MVP award...

The 25-year-old Antetokounmpo becomes just the third player in league history to win MVP and Defensive Player of the Year in the same season, joining only Hall of Famers Michael Jordan and Hakeem Olajuwon....

 2020-09-19 06:30 

Las Vegas Sun

How Ginsburg's death could reshape the presidential campaign...

A presidential campaign that was already tugging at the nation's most searing divides has been jolted by the death of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, potentially reshaping the election at a moment when some Americans were beginning to cast ...

 2020-09-19 04:20 

Las Vegas Sun

Parts of now smoky rural Nevada lack government air monitors...

Nevada has been largely spared from the blazes roaring through the West; the state is currently experiencing no active wildfires ......

 2020-09-19 01:25 

Las Vegas Sun

After Ginsburg: McConnell pledges quick vote on successor...

The death of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on Friday cast an immediate spotlight on the vacancy on the high court, with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell vowing to bring President Donald Trump's nominee to a vote with just over six we...

 2020-09-19 01:13 

Las Vegas Sun

Dems drop Pompeo contempt threat after records turned over...

The House Foreign Affairs Committee has dropped a threat of contempt against Secretary of State Mike Pompeo after the State Department turned over 16,000 pages of records related to a Senate investigation of Democrat Joe Biden's son....

 2020-09-19 01:05 

Las Vegas Sun

Princeton faces federal inquiry after acknowledging racism...

The Trump administration has opened an investigation into racial bias at Princeton University, saying that the school's recent acknowledgment of racism on campus amounts to a "shocking" and "serious" admission of discrimination....

 2020-09-19 01:01 

Las Vegas Sun

8 of 10 Premier League matches this weekend streamed in U.S....

NBC moved eight of this weekend's 10 Premier League matches to its online streaming service Peacock behind a pay wall because it wanted to broadcast golf's U.S. Open and the Tour de France on its television networks....

 2020-09-18 23:33 

Las Vegas Sun

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg dies at 87...

The Supreme Court says Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has died of metastatic pancreatic cancer at age 87....

 2020-09-18 23:14 

Las Vegas Sun

Woman's death blamed on wound from 2017 Strip massacre...

Medical officials in Las Vegas have attributed the death of a 29-year-old Las Vegas woman to complications from a gunshot wound she received ......

 2020-09-18 22:46 

Las Vegas Sun

College basketball bubbles brewing with season on horizon...

With the coronavirus pandemic already forcing changes for college basketball, a bubble may be brewing in Indianapolis. Indiana Sports Corp. released a 16-page proposal Friday that calls for turning the city convention center's exhibition halls and ......

 2020-09-18 22:00 

Las Vegas Sun

Democrats set to unveil stopgap bill to prevent shutdown...

House Democrats on Friday prepared a temporary spending bill that is needed to avert a government shutdown at the end of the month — and that would allow ......

 2020-09-18 21:23 

Las Vegas Sun

UNLV to play rerouted Maui Invitational in Asheville, N.C....

When UNLV traveled to Hawaii for the Diamondhead Classic two years ago, the trip was all about tropical weather, leis and basketball. When the team heads to ......

 2020-09-18 21:02 

Las Vegas Sun

CDC drops controversial testing advice that caused backlash...

U.S. health officials on Friday dropped a controversial piece of coronavirus guidance and said anyone who has been in close contact with an infected ......

 2020-09-18 20:18 

Las Vegas Sun

Man pleads not guilty to shooting, paralyzing Metro Police officer...

The man accused of shooting and paralyzing a Las Vegas police officer during a protest in June pleaded not guilty to eight charges in a ......

 2020-09-18 20:11 

Las Vegas Sun

Poker room at Encore reopening Sept. 30...

The poker room at Encore is set to open later this month, according to a news release Friday from Wynn Resorts. The 24-hour poker room will open at ......

 2020-09-18 17:25 

Las Vegas Sun

DJ Jazzy Jeff talks 'Fresh Prince' reunion, mansion rental...

DJ Jazzy Jeff knew "The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air" made a mark in television history after filming six seasons during the mid-'90s, but he thought the show's popularity would eventually fizzle out at some point. So far, that ......

 2020-09-18 16:47 

Las Vegas Sun

N.C. State parents OK'd to attend Saturday football game...

North Carolina State University said Friday it has received permission from the state to allow up to 350 fans to attend its Saturday home football game against ......

 2020-09-18 16:39 

Las Vegas Sun

Las Vegas area sets new record of 151 days without rain...

It's been more than 60 years since summer has been this dry in southern Nevada. The National Weather Service says Las Vegas broke a record Friday of 151 days without ......

 2020-09-18 16:00 

Las Vegas Sun

Pope seeks to 'liberate' Virgin Mary from the Mafia...

Pope Francis is giving his blessing to a new Vatican think tank that is seeking to prevent the Mafia and organized crime groups from exploiting the image of the Virgin Mary for their own illicit ends. The Vatican's Pontifical Marian Academy launched ....

 2020-09-18 15:56 

Las Vegas Sun

Biden makes push for voters on National Black Voter Day...

Joe Biden's campaign unveiled a series of nationwide digital events Friday targeting Black voters in swing states — a strategic move by the Democratic presidential nominee to ......

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