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Thunderbirds Resume Practice Following Fatal Crash

U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds pilots have resumed practice flights two weeks after the death of a colleague during a training flight in Nevada. Aerial demonstration team spokeswoman Staff Sgt. Stephanie Englar said Friday that plans are still incomplete about the aerial demonstration team resuming public shows. An air show appearance was canceled this weekend in…

CCSD superintendent search now includes 3 locals

Three current and former southern Nevada school district employees are moving forward as finalists for the superintendent position along with three external candidates. Clark County School Board Trustee Deanna Wright says their search was expanded to include former and current district employees after concerns from the community about a lack of local candidates. The trustees…

Raiders 2018 Schedule released

Thursday night, the NFL released their schedule for the 2018 season. The Raiders kick off the campaign on a Monday night hosting the Los Angeles Rams. The game marks the return of head coach Jon Gruden to the Raiders sideline. Gruden had been an analyst on Monday Night Football since 2009. In addition to the…

Online Poker Players in NV Can Soon Play Against 2 Other States

Internet poker players in three states, including Nevada, will be able to face off against each other starting May 1, in the long-awaited expansion of online gambling to involve multi-state pools. Two poker brands of Caesars Interactive Entertainment, WSOP.com and 888Poker.com plan to go live on that date in Nevada, New Jersey and Delaware. It…

Golden Knights now co-favorites for Stanley Cup

As an expansion team, the Vegas Golden Knights have defied all sorts of odds. Long shots to even make the playoffs seven months ago, they are a favorite to hoist the Stanley Cup in June. Behind the stellar play of goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury, the Golden Knights completed a sweep of the Los Angeles Kings to move into the second…

Sunset Park shooter arrested in Texas

A disgruntled Venetian resort employee accused of shooting two executives at a company picnic at Sunset Park planned his escape and spent days on the run before a sheriff's deputy happened upon him sleeping in a car early Thursday morning near a small Texas Panhandle town, authorities said. A deputy on routine patrol checked the…

Knights to play Sharks in Western Conference Semis

The Vegas Golden Knights found out their next opponent in their improbable run toward the Stanley Cup. The Knights will play the San Jose Sharks in the NHL's Western Conference semi-finals. The Sharks finished off a 4-game sweep of the Anaheim Ducks with a 2-1 win on Wednesday night. Vegas is coming off a 4-game…

State Dems to call for expanded gun background check

Democrats urging more action to prevent gun violence will hold a press conference Thursday at UNLV to call for expanded background checks and a ban on bump stocks, which allow semi-automatic weapons to fire rapidly like automatic firearms. Washington State Gov. Jay Inslee, the chairman of the Democratic Governors Association, will speak at the event.…