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October 31, 2014

Las Vegas Sun

Nevada's 150th birthday

Still a state of pioneers

Still a state of pioneers

Posted 2:00 a.m.

If you want to know the true nature of Nevada, whose 150th birthday we celebrate today, visit the ruins of St. Thomas, the town founded in 1865 by a group of hardy Mormons. Driven by the pioneer spirit, they…

Nevada Sen. Dean Heller is not on the ballot Tuesday, but he does face a career-defining moment. If Republicans take the Senate, Nevada's junior senator could govern from the majority party for the first substantial time in his career and Nevada's senior senator, Harry Reid, would lose his majority leader position. "I told my staff there's a path I want to go down," Heller said. "One of those is being in the majority." (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)​

Nevada Sen. Dean Heller is not on the ballot Tuesday, but he does face a career-defining moment. If Republicans take the Senate, Nevada's junior senator could govern from the majority party for the first substantial time in his career and Nevada's senior senator, Harry Reid, ...

On the national stage, Dean Heller quietly steps out of Harry Reid’s shadow

Posted 2:00 a.m.

Standing on the royal blue carpet of the U.S. Senate chamber in cowboy boots, Republican Sen. Dean Heller looks every bit the Washington power broker as he swaps jokes and slaps backs with the most influential people in the city. Across the chamber, in a scene that plays out daily, Nevada's senior Sen. Harry Reid hunches ...

Three election takeaways on the final day of early voting

Three election takeaways on the final day of early voting

Posted 2:00 a.m.

Boosted by a visit by former President Bill Clinton, Democrats have gained momentum in early voting turnout this week, but it still might not be enough to erase the Republican's early lead. In Clark County, Democrats turned out ...

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Maryland man punched by Chris Brown settles lawsuit

In this Sept. 21, 2014, photo, Chris Brown arrives at the iHeartRadio Music Festival in MGM Grand Las Vegas. The lawyer for a man who was punched by Brown outside a Washington, D.C., hotel says he has settled a lawsuit against the singer. The Washington Post reports that John C. Hayes, the attorney for Parker Adams, confirmed Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014, that a settlement had been reached.

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In this Sept. 21, 2014, photo, Chris Brown arrives at the iHeartRadio Music Festival in MGM Grand Las Vegas. The lawyer for a man who was punched by Brown outside a Washington, D.C., hotel says he has settled a lawsuit against the singer. The Washington ...

Posted 8:24 p.m.

Brown pleaded guilty to misdemeanor assault on Sept. 2. The singer admitted hitting Adams, who tried to get in a picture that the singer was taking with two women outside the W hotel in October 2013. Adams suffered a broken ...

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Star DJ R3hab gives Life at SLS something to dance about

DJ R3hab.

SLS Las Vegas is placing a lot of hope and emphasis on R3hab’s appearance this weekend, kicking off three nights of electronic dance music with Borgone on Saturday night and Richie Hawtin on Sunday. R3hab has ...

Posted 1:29 p.m.

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