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How-To Guide For Traveling Alone

If you’re thinking of taking a trip on your own, you might be surprised just how easy and enjoyable it can be.

8 hours ago

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Family-Friendly Guide To Las Vegas

Recommendations on affordable lodging, dining and attractions in Las Vegas for the entire family.

07/17/2015

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Wild’s Dubnyk Wins NHL’s Masterton Trophy

Minnesota Wild goaltender Devan Dubnyk was named the winner of the Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy at the 2015 NHL Awards Wednesday night in Las Vegas. The winner of the Masterton Trophy is voted on by members of the Professional Hockey Writer’s Association.

06/25/2015

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Minnesota Man’s Mistake Leads To Winning Poker’s Top Prize

It’s one thing to outlast hundreds or thousands of poker players to win one of the World Series of Poker’s 68 events and the Las Vegas tournament’s coveted gold bracelet.

06/14/2015

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Vegas Man Held In Slaying Of Deaf Poker Player From Minn.

Authorities in Las Vegas are linking the slaying of a Deaf Minnesota poker player to a botched attempt to buy 10 pounds of marijuana from two men in the parking lot of an apartment complex several blocks east of the Strip. An arrest report made public Monday says 39-year-old John Cyril Collins of Lake Crystal, Minnesota, died May 11, shortly after he was shot in the chest in a Cadillac sedan that he and his girlfriend drove to Nevada to buy pot.

06/09/2015

WBC/WBA welterweight champion Floyd Mayweather Jr. (L) and WBO welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao pose.

5 Reasons Why Mayweather – Pacquiao Will Be The Greatest Fight Ever

The Mayweather – Pacquiao fight has generated plenty of buzz. But MayPac has the potential actually exceed the hype.

04/30/2015

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Keidel: Money, Mayhem And Madness

The hype continues to build for the Mayweather-Pacquiao fight, a seismic sporting event if ever there was one.

04/24/2015

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10 Reasons To Add Las Vegas To Your Bucket List

10 reasons why Las Vegas should be on your bucket list.

04/24/2015

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Best Holiday Destinations For Singles

The best way to prevent a Blue Christmas is to visit one of the best holiday destinations in America for singles.

12/17/2014

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MLS Officials Hear Expansion Pitch From Minneapolis

The two groups hoping to bring a Major League Soccer franchise to Minnesota have made their pitches to league officials. Minneapolis is competing with Las Vegas and Sacramento for a 24th franchise as the league hopes to grow to two dozen teams by the end of the decade. The Minnesota Vikings ownership group led by Zygi Wilf was to argue the soccer team should play in the new $1 billion stadium being built.

11/20/2014

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Mpls. Boy Who Stowed Away On Flight Is Back With Family

The Minneapolis boy who stowed away on a flight to Las Vegas in October is now with his family – and no longer under court jurisdiction, Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman announced Friday. On Tuesday, the Hennepin County judge says since the boy returned to his parents on May 30, he has been making good progress and the parents have been cooperative with social workers and outside help.

08/15/2014

Documentary subjects Evander Holyfield and Mike Tyson from 'Champs', during the 2014 Tribeca Film Festival at the Monarch Room on April 19, 2014 in New York City. (credit: Larry Busacca/Getty Images for the 2014 Tribeca Film Festival)

Keidel: No Holy War For Holyfield

Mike Tyson has been chosen to present Evander Holyfield for his induction into Nevada’s Boxing Hall of Fame on August 9, in, of course, Las Vegas, the scene of many crimes, factual and fictional.

07/25/2014

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MN Shooting Guard Hopes To Make An Impression At Timberwolves Training

The Timberwolves rookies and prospects are in Las Vegas and one shooting guard who calls Minnesota home is getting his shot to show the team just what he has to offer. Matt Janning is back where he wants to be, taking a shot at the NBA with his hometown team – the Minnesota Timberwolves.

07/12/2014

Boxers Canelo Alvarez (L) and Erislandy Lara face off onstage prior to the press conference for Canelo Alvarez v Erislandy Lara (credit: Victor Decolongon/Getty Images)

Keidel: From Cuba To Canelo, Erislandy Lara 12 Rounds From ‘American Dream’

If boxing is to save its vitality, it needs vital boxers to fight each other. Seems simple enough, an athletic algorithm that serves the sport and its fans.

07/11/2014

Boxer Erislandy Lara speaks onstage during the press conference for Canelo Alvarez v Erislandy Lara on May 6, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (credit: Victor Decolongon/Getty Images)

CBS Local Sports Q&A: Erislandy Lara ‘Chopped’ Alvarez’s Pride To Get The Fight

From fiction to reality, the underdog often chirps until he’s champ. So it is with Erislandy Lara. While technically the champion here and universally respected as a fighter, Lara has little of Canelo’s cash or cachet, and just a fraction of Canelo’s traction among the media.

07/11/2014

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CBS Local Sports Q&A: Canelo Alvarez On His Fight Against Erislandy Lara

On July 12, Saul “Canelo” Alvarez and Erislandy Lara are fighting in Las Vegas. While technically not a title fight, it’s considered the de facto championship bout at 154 lbs.

07/10/2014

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Timberwolves Start Summer League Tuneups

Minnesota Timberwolves prospects have started preparation for the NBA Summer League. The Wolves have scheduled four days of practice at Target Center before the team’s contingent travels to Las Vegas. The sessions include a free-and-open-to-the-public scrimmage on Wednesday night. The first game for the Wolves in the annual young-player showcase in Nevada is on Saturday afternoon.

07/07/2014

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Minn. Man Gets Probation In Nevada Abduction Case

A 34-year-old man awaits extradition to Minnesota after he was sentenced in Las Vegas to five years’ probation for keeping his ex-girlfriend against her will at a motel in the Nevada resort city of Mesquite.

06/18/2014

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Timberwolves Announce NBA Summer League Schedule

The Minnesota Timberwolves announced late last week their preliminary schedule for the NBA Summer League, which starts July 11 in Las Vegas. The Timberwolves will face the Dallas Mavericks in their first game on July 12 on the campus of UNLV.

06/13/2014

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America’s Best High-End Restaurants

New York City has many of the country’s best restaurants but other foodie towns give the city some competition. For instance, Chicago’s Alinea and the Napa Valley’s Restaurant at Meadowood also deserve merit.

06/03/2014

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A Romantic Getaway To Las Vegas

Experience the romantic side of Las Vegas with the one you love. Together you can enjoy luxurious accommodations, explore The Strip hand in hand and dine at some of the most unique and romantic restaurants in the city.

06/03/2014

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Best Budget Vacation Destinations

Check out these top five vacation destinations in the U.S. for those on a budget.

04/08/2014

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Best Spring Break Destinations For Students On A Budget

College students on a budget may still find discount travel packages to spring break destinations like South Padre Island, Daytona Beach and Panama City.

03/04/2014

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Minn. Man To Face Charges In Nevada Abduction Case

Authorities say criminal charges will be filed against a Minnesota fugitive accused of holding his ex-girlfriend against her will for about six months at a motel in the Nevada resort city of Mesquite. Jason Edward Greniger remains in custody in Las Vegas pending a Feb. 26 arraignment in Mesquite on felony kidnapping and coercion charges.

02/14/2014

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Must-See US Technology Conventions In 2014

Among the must-see technology conventions to visit are the Cloud Expo in New York, E3 2014 in Los Angeles, MacWorld/iWorld and Dreamforce in San Francisco and South by Southwest in Austin.

02/04/2014

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