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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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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

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Talking Points: Author Says Only 10 States Matter In A Presidential Race

It may seem a little early, but this past week has seen an awful lot of activity in presidential politics.

04/19/2015

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Minn. Man Facing Sentencing In Nev. Abduction Case

A 34-year-old Minnesota man could get probation or prison time in Nevada after pleading guilty to felony coercion for keeping his ex-girlfriend against her will at a motel in the resort city of Mesquite.

06/09/2014

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Under-The-Radar National Parks

Vacationers might be interested in visiting one of these under-the-radar national parks to get away from the large crowds and heavy traffic in the most popular parks, like Yosemite, Yellowstone and the Grand Canyon.

04/29/2014

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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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Minn. Man Gets New Date In Nevada Abduction Case

A local judge in Nevada gave prosecutors more time Wednesday to file criminal charges against a Minnesota fugitive accused of holding his ex-girlfriend with threats of physical violence for several months at a resort town motel.

01/15/2014

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Best Long Weekend Trips For College Students

Cancun, Mexico, Las Vegas and South Beach Miami are among the best long weekend trips for college students.

10/29/2013

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Famous Dave’s Wins Best In West Rib Cook-Off In NV

The Minnesota-based Famous Dave’s BBQ has claimed top honors at the 25th annual Best in the West Nugget Rib Cook-Off in northern Nevada. Famous Dave’s, which finished third last year, beat 23 competitor’s for this year’s $7,500 winner’s check Monday in Sparks where an estimated 500,000 people consumed more than 230,000 pounds of ribs through the holiday weekend.

09/03/2013

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Opinion: The Audacity Of Harry Reid

How dare Harry Reid, the Majority Leader of the U.S. Senate, spew his latest unsubstantiated rumors against Mitt Romney?

08/01/2012

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Opinion: Harry Reid Dares to Talk About Angry Old White Men

Harry Reid got – as he often does – in calling Republican donors “angry old white men”. Imagine the reaction if House Speaker John Boehner were to say something such as: support or donations to Obama made by 17 angry black men.

07/18/2012

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Tourist Hailed For Foiling Car Theft In Reno

Reno police are crediting an alert tourist from Minnesota with a law enforcement background for foiling a car theft.

06/18/2012

Fathers Day Activities

Transform Father’s Day Into The Adventure Of A Lifetime

Want to do something fun with your dad for Father’s Day? Check out these exciting activities that are sure to be an adventure!

06/07/2012

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Minn. Men Hurt, 1 Killed In Shooting Outside Nev. Business

Police were looking for a gunman and possibly an accomplice after a pre-dawn shooting Monday left one employee dead and another wounded outside a food production plant along Interstate 15 in southern Nevada.

04/09/2012

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Messy Caucuses In Nevada, Iowa Raise Questions

After back-to-back fiascos in Nevada and Iowa, the term “caucus” may be on its way to becoming a bad word in the GOP lexicon.

02/07/2012

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GOP Ends NV Vote Count; Romney On Top With 50%

Nevada Republicans have finally finished counting the votes in their Saturday presidential caucuses.

02/06/2012

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Romney Rolls To Easy Win In Nevada GOP Caucuses

Republican presidential front-runner Mitt Romney cruised to a decisive victory in the Nevada caucuses Saturday night, notching a second straight triumph over a field of rivals suddenly struggling to keep pace.

02/04/2012

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Judge Threatens To Toss Suit Against Minn. Diocese

A federal judge is threatening to throw out a Nevada man’s lawsuit against a diocese in southwestern Minnesota over claims he was sexually abused by an Irish priest.

12/12/2011

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Very Bad Nevada Economy Threatens Obama

Look no further than Nevada — and this swing voting city — to understand why President Barack Obama may not win re-election next fall.

10/17/2011

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Sawbones Pit Crew Recalls Fatal Reno Air Crash

A group of Minnesotans just returned home from the Reno Air Show race, which was the location of the nation’s deadliest air racing disaster. They were the pit crew for a plane that was competing in the event.

09/20/2011

8-23-10 John Hines with Guy Clifton

Do you pronounce Nevada with a short “a”, or a long “a”?  Do you know which is technically correct? Guy Clifton of the Reno Gazette-Journal joined John (in for Michele) to talk about proposed legislation […]

08/23/2010