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September 23, 2014

Las Vegas Sun

DA drops murder charge against Mojave High student

DA drops murder charge against Mojave High student

Posted 3:27 p.m.

A murder charge was dropped today against a Mojave High School student arrested in the slaying of a North Las Vegas woman, after new video evidence emerged in ...

Kerry Simon and Elizabeth Blau attend the Simon Says Fight MSA benefit at Keep Memory Alive event center Thursday, Feb. 27, 2014, in downtown Las Vegas.

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Kerry Simon and Elizabeth Blau attend the Simon Says Fight MSA benefit at Keep Memory Alive event center Thursday, Feb. 27, 2014, in downtown Las Vegas.

Dining

Preview: Kerry Simon nominated in three categories at Silver State Culinary Awards

Posted 2:27 p.m.

Competition will be tough tonight at the Silver State Culinary Awards benefiting the Epicurean Charitable Foundation. More than 13,000 votes from the culinary community have been cast for top chefs and restaurants battling in 16 categories.

Washoe school board buys out contract of superintendent

Washoe school board buys out superintendent's contract

Posted 5:45 p.m.

The Washoe County school board voted to buy out the contract of Schools Superintendent Pedro Martinez for $800,000 to end months of legal and political wrangling ...

News

New photos show toll of age, prison on pop legend

This Oct. 28, 2013, photo shows former music producer Phil Spector at the Health Care Facility in Stockton, Calif. The October 2013 photo was taken when Spector was moved to the prison system’s huge California Heath Care Facility in Stockton. He is serving 19 years to life for the 2003 killing of actress Lana Clarkson.

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This Oct. 28, 2013, photo shows former music producer Phil Spector at the Health Care Facility in Stockton, Calif. The October 2013 photo was taken when Spector was moved to the prison system’s huge California Heath Care Facility in Stockton. He is serving 19 years ...

Posted 32 mins ago

Two newly released photos of Phil Spector show the toll of age and prison on the once flamboyant music legend. The most recent photo shows a bald, somber-looking 73-year-old Spector staring straight into ...

The Kats Report

‘Georgia on My Mind’ deserves a full house, but will it get one?

Sax great Kirk Whalum, Nnenna Freelon and Clint Holmes rehearse "Georgia on My Mind" at Venetian Theater on Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014, in Las Vegas.

The sound of singers is fueled by the band behind, and the artists turn to one another as if carrying on an animated conversation rather than singing a song in the Ray Charles tribute show “Georgia on My Mind” at ...

Updated 11:23 a.m.

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