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Reid eye injury gives rise to rumor and legend

To most people it seemed curious but straightforward enough when U.S. Sen. Harry Reid of Nevada said he suffered a serious facial injury while exercising at his Henderson home on New Year’s Day.

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Duff retiring as VA hospital chief; handled stormy period

Isabel Duff, whose reign of Veterans Affairs health care facilities in Southern Nevada spanned a stormy period when veterans complained of long waits blamed on a doctor shortage, prolific patient loads and delays in reconstructing the hospital’s emergency room, will retire May 1.


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Woman killed in shooting was being asked to call for help

The woman who was shot and killed overnight Friday in the west valley was approached by two females who were trying to get away from males in another car, Las Vegas police said Saturday.


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Coroner identifies woman killed in Friday night shooting

Police were called about 10 p.m. to the 1300 block of Westwind Road, near West Charleston Boulevard and Lindell Road, police said late Friday night.


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LA Kings player arrested on drug charges at Las Vegas club

National Hockey League player Jarret Stoll faces drug charges after being arrested Friday at a Strip day club, Las Vegas police said.


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Man killed in North Las Vegas shooting

A man was shot and killed near the intersection of Tropical Parkway and 5th Street Friday evening, North Las Vegas police said. Officers were called shortly before 6 p.m. to the 500 block of Riding Crop, said police spokesman officer Aaron Patty.


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Latest downtown park a generous gift in a small package

Las Vegas’ newest park is a mere 160 square feet — about as big as a Summerlin McMansion bedroom closet. But when your downtown is thirsting for park space, you take any park you can, no matter how small.


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Three sentenced to prison for roles in theft ring

Three Cuban immigrants were sentenced to lengthy federal prison terms Friday for taking part in a major Las Vegas-area theft ring.

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Roberson: Sandoval’s business license fee bill will pass next week

State Senate Majority Leader Michael Roberson said Friday that a floor vote on the governor’s proposed business license fee hike to fund education will happen early next week in the upper house and expressed his optimism for passage.


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