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Sniper in high-rise hotel kills at least 58 in Las Vegas

Police officers advise people to take cover near the scene of a shooting near the Mandalay Bay resort and casino on the Las Vegas Strip, Sunday, Oct. 1, 2017, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)

LAS VEGAS — A gunman perched on the 32nd floor of a Las Vegas hotel-casino unleashed a hail of bullets on an outdoor country music festival below, killing at least 58 people as tens of thousands of concertgoers screamed and ...

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Adelson family confirms ownership of Las Vegas newspaper

LAS VEGAS — The family of billionaire casino mogul and GOP kingmaker Sheldon Adelson confirmed in a statement to the Las Vegas Review-Journal that they are the new owners of Nevada’s largest newspaper, ending a week of speculation and demands by staff, ...

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Las Vegas authority to buy Riviera, demolish it

The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority has approved a deal to spend up to $191 million to buy the Riviera hotel and casino on the Las Vegas Strip with plans to demolish the property to make way for an ...

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Moody’s: Established gambling markets faltering

LAS VEGAS — Established gambling towns like Las Vegas and Atlantic City are hurting as more states start welcoming bettors’ dollars, Moody’s Investors Service warned last week. The credit rating agency issued a report describing a shift in casino tax ...

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