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  1. Woman who designed iconic "Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas" sign dies at 91Read the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Fox News

    File - In this Oct. 4, 2012, file photo, the "Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas" neon sign is outlined in pink lightbulbs in honor of breast cancer awareness month in Las Vegas. Betty Willis, the woman who designed the iconic neon sign that has welcomed countless visitors to Las Vegas since 1959 has died.


  2. Travis makes rare appearanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Fox News

    Country star Randy Travis smiles backstage at the 39th annual Academy of Country Music Awards at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada, May 26, 2004. Travis won the Song of the Year award for "Three Wooden Crosses."


  3. Common Core testing snags continue for Nevada, Montana, North Dakota; federal funds at stakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | Fox News

    Federal funding could be at stake as Common Core testing problems continued in Nevada, Montana and North Dakota, state and U.S. officials said. The three states contract with New Hampshire-based Measured Progress to administer the tests that are linked to hotly disputed, federally backed education standards.


  4. Common Core testing server hits capacity, stopped in Nevada, Montana, North DakotaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Fox News

    A problem with a computer server is stopping Common Core testing in Nevada, Montana and North Dakota after a previous technical issue delayed it last month, officials said. The three states contract with the New Hampshire-based Measured Progress to administer the tests, which are linked to the hotly disputed federal education standards.


  5. Cops: 2 children killed in accidental vehicle fire in Las Vegas, no criminal charges expectedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 5 | Fox News

    Two children have been killed in what police are calling an accidental vehicle fire at a Las Vegas apartment complex. Investigators say four children were playing in and around a parked minivan Saturday evening at the East Sahara Avenue complex when one of them accidentally set a fire inside it.


  6. Khloe Kardashian says brother Rob struggling with his weightRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 4 | Fox News

    December 15, 2011. Television personality Rob Kardashian arrives at the opening of the Kardashian Khaos store at the Mirage Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada.


  7. Bookkeeper, armored vehicle driver accused of stealing $100,000 from brothel in rural NevadaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 30 | Fox News

    A brothel employee and an armored vehicle driver from Las Vegas face felony theft charges following their arrests in a months-long investigation of cash disappearing from a Nevada brothel, a sheriff said Monday. Bookkeeper Shiva Zamiri, 42, and Loomis Fargo & Co.


  8. Federal funding in short supply for massive rural water projects in drought-stricken statesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 29 | Fox News

    A pipeline project intended to bring billions of gallons of water a year to a drought-stricken section of eastern New Mexico represents a lifeline to parched communities that are quickly running out of water. The lifeline, however, might not reach the region for more than a decade, even though officials say some areas don't have that long before wells dry up.


  9. Lawyer for survivor: Nevada prison guard shot 2 prison inmates while their hands were cuffedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | Fox News

    A Nevada prison inmate was handcuffed when was shot and killed by a guard last November, according to a lawyer who said that her client was wounded in the same shooting but survived. Carlos Manuel Perez Jr. was slain with his hands cuffed behind his back, attorney Alexis Plunkett said.


  10. Coroner rules death of southern Nevada prison inmate shot multiple times Nov. 12 a homicideRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Fox News

    The coroner in Las Vegas says the death of a Nevada state prison inmate by multiple gunshots more than four months ago was a homicide. Clark County Coroner Michael Murphy said Wednesday that 28-year-old Carlos Manuel Perez Jr. died Nov. 12, 2014, at High Desert State Prison of multiple gunshot wounds to the head, neck, chest and arms.


  11. Garth Brooks on Miranda Lambert: She's building a 'catalog for the ages'Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2015 | Fox News

    Miranda Lambert and George Strait sing "Happy Birthday" to Merle Haggard before presenting him with the Crystal Milestone Award at the 49th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards in Las Vegas, Nevada April 6, 2014. Countless superstars call Garth Brooks an influence, but the singer says hes a fan of many of todays stars, as well.


  12. Holly considered suicideRead the original story

    Mar 20, 2015 | Fox News

    "Peepshow" star and former Playboy model Holly Madison arrives for Playboy magazine's Playmate of the Year celebration at the Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas, Nevada May 15, 2010. Hope Dworaczyk, 25, is Playboy magazine's 2010 Playmate of the Year.


  13. Nevada joins half-dozen states trying to move up 2016 nominating contestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 19, 2015 | Fox News

    In the seemingly never-ending race to exert more influence on the presidential cycle, Nevada is joining a growing list of states trying to move up the date of their presidential nominating contests. A proposed bill in Nevada's legislature would bump up its current caucuses from February to January -- and change the format to a primary.


  14. Alleged Cosby victim testifies before Nevada LegislatureRead the original story

    Mar 14, 2015 | Fox News

    March 13, 2015. Attorney Gloria Allred, right, listens as Lise-Lotte Lublin testifies in a hearing at the Legislative Building in Carson City, Nev.


  15. Best spring break partiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2015 | Fox News

    Whether it's a club that hugs a Caribbean beach or a bar that pulsates with rock music in Sin City, one thing is for sure: The party is on for spring break. With quick flights to these sun-dappled North American and Caribbean destinations - and with the knowledge that fruity drinks, craft beer and, yes, even bottles of wine are flowing - what are you waiting for? There's a reason "Girls Gone Wild" filmed numerous episodes in this Panhandle city: This is central ground for college students who are taking the edge off of their midterm studies.


  16. Allergy sufferers prepare for early spring seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2015 | Fox News

    While parts of the country continue to suffer through winter's wrath, others are entering an early spring, signaling the start of a different battle with another seasonal foe: allergies. Symptoms of spring allergies can include a runny nose, sneezing, trouble breathing and others that are often confused with signs of a common cold.


  17. 2 dead babies wrapped in linens mistakenly sent to laundry facilityRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2015 | Fox News

    Authorities say a Las Vegas hospital mistakenly sent two dead babies wrapped in linens to a laundry facility, leading to a grisly surprise for the cleaners. The remains were in a load of laundry that Spring Valley Hospital sent Tuesday to the medical laundry company Angelica in nearby Henderson.


  18. Three infected with measles at Las Vegas seafood restaurantRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2015 | Fox News

    Three new cases of measles have been confirmed in Las Vegas, in people believed infected by a contagious worker at an upscale MGM Grand Hotel and Casino seafood restaurant, Nevada public health officials said on Friday. The newly diagnosed patients, two staff members and a patron of Emeril's New Orleans Fish House at the MGM Grand, bring to nine the total number of measles cases reported in Clark County, Southern Nevada Health District spokeswoman Jennifer Sizemore said.


  19. Blake: Why I'm back on 'Voice'Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2015 | Fox News

    Musicians Blake Shelton and Miranda Lambert arrive at the 49th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards in Las Vegas, Nevada April 6, 2014. Miranda Lambert and her husband Blake Shelton sing "America the Beautiful" before the start of the NFL Super Bowl XLVI football game between the New York Giants and the New England Patriots in Indianapolis, Indiana, February 5, 2012.


  20. Famed UNLV coach Jerry Tarkanian gets tribute only Las Vegas Strip casinos could swingRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2015 | Fox News

    The Las Vegas Strip dimmed its lights late Wednesday night to honor legendary University of Nevada, Las Vegas men's basketball Coach Jerry Tarkanian who died Feb. 11 at the age of 84. The major Las Vegas Strip casino-hotels plus a few off-Strip properties and local casinos dimmed their exteriors for three minutes starting at 10:30 p.m. PST. One by one the Las Vegas Strip's casinos and downtown Las Vegas shut off their lights for a few minutes, leaving ghostly shapes of buildings from a distance.


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