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Henderson police shoot, kill gunman at hotel

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Henderson police shot and killed an armed man when he “engaged” them after a disturbance call to a hotel Saturday morning, a police spokeswoman said. SOURCE: News - Read entire story here. [Read entire story]

Blood drive being held Fourth of July weekend at Rampart Casino

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United Blood Services is holding a blood drive this weekend for the Fourth of July. SOURCE: KTNV - News - Read entire story here. [Read entire story]

Clouds cool Summerlin July 4th parade crowd — PHOTOS

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Thousands of Las Vegans got a brief break from the sweltering heat just in time for Summerlin’s Fourth of July parade. SOURCE: News - Read entire story here. [Read entire story]

Women’s U.S. soccer team ready for redemption against Japan


Japan will aim for back-to-back titles when it faces USA in a rematch of the 2011 final won by Japan 3-1 on penalty kicks after a 2-2 tie. SOURCE: Sports - Read entire story here. [Read entire story]

San Francisco woman killed in random shooting

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The man accused of firing the deadly shot — 45-year-old Francisco Sanchez — is an undocumented immigrant, a repeat felon who has been deported five times to Mexico, according to immigration officials. SOURCE: Las [Read entire story]

Parents’ comparisons widen sibling differences, study says

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The expectations parents have for their children could make a huge difference when it comes to sibling performance, particularly in academics. SOURCE: Life - Read entire story here. [Read entire story]

Prominent Mormon church leader Boyd Packer dies at 90

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He was 90 and died of age-related causes, Elder Russell Ballard of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints said in a statement. SOURCE: Las Vegas Review-Journal - The most reliable source for Las Vegas news - [Read entire story]

Bubba Watson will paint over the flag on his General Lee

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Bubba Watson is just a good ol’ boy. Never meanin’ no harm. So the PGA Tour player decided this week to paint over the Confederate flag on the General Lee, the car featured in the 1970s TV show, “The Dukes of Hazzard,” [Read entire story]

Today’s NBA players want substance, not style

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The lure of a big city isn’t enough anymore, because players have figured out they can have a fancy spread in Malibu or Manhattan in the offseason while competing rather than watching once the playoffs commence. The [Read entire story]

Vegas locals enjoy extended Fourth of July weekend — PHOTOS

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Whether it be enjoying Sunset Park, fighting off the heat with water or lighting a few early fireworks, locals across the valley are enjoying the much needed extended weekend. SOURCE: News - Read entire story here. [Read entire story]

Tobacco budworm difficult to control in geraniums

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Q: I have two pots of geraniums facing the morning sun under a covered patio. The sun moves away at about 10 a.m. They look fairly good. I am watering them three times a week and temperatures are 101 to 111 degrees [Read entire story]

86-year-old woman killed in northwest valley crash

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An 86-year-old woman was killed and another woman was seriously injured in a northwest valley wreck Friday afternoon, Las Vegas police said. SOURCE: Las Vegas Review-Journal - The most reliable source for Las Vegas [Read entire story]