Enjoying Las Vegas Is All About Having The Right Mindset

Enjoying Las Vegas Is All About Having The Right Mindset

Las Vegas is known for its famous strip full of casinos, lavish hotels, and thriving night life. It is world renown, and one of the most common cities to populate bucket lists. It’s one of the places everyone owes it to themselves to visit at least once. Of course, its reputation of extravagance is certainly held up to, but it actually gets in the way of people feeling as if they can enjoy it. In fact, worries of not being able to afford a proper Vegas experience keeps many away altogether.
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Drug overdose deaths increased significantly in past five years

Drug overdose deaths increased significantly in past five years

Saturday, Dec. 17, 2016 | 7:09 a.m.

CONCORD, N.H. — Drug overdose deaths have increased by 33 percent in the past five years across the country, with some states seeing jumps of nearly 200 percent.

According to data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 30 states saw increases in overdose deaths resulting from the abuse of heroin and prescription painkillers, a class of drugs known as opioids. New Hampshire saw a 191 percent increase while North Dakota, Massachusetts, Connecticut and Maine had death rates jump by over 100 percent.
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Court: Too late for DA to reinstate charges in Heidi Fleiss marijuana case

Friday, Dec. 16, 2016 | 12:26 p.m.

CARSON CITY — Heidi Lynn Fleiss, the former so-called Hollywood madam, has beaten allegations that she grew hundreds of marijuana plants at her home.

The Nevada Supreme Court on Thursday issued an order saying the Nye County District Attorney’s Office failed to timely file documents in its appeal to reinstate charges against Fleiss.

Fleiss owns a home on a 10-acre site in Pahrump. The ruling by the Supreme Court upholds the decision by District Court Judge Kimberly Wanker, who ruled sheriff’s deputies failed to get a search warrant before entering Fleiss’ property, where they found more than 300 marijuana plants at the rear of the property and in another building.
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Metro says officer-involved shooting, barricade in southwest valley

Metro Police say they are engaged in a barricade situation following an officer-involved shooting in the southwest valley.

Metro tweeted about 11 a.m. that they were working a barricade situation at Decatur Boulevard and Robindale Road.

Northbound Decatur Boulevard was closed, and police were asking people to avoid the area.

Things To Do When You Visit Las Vegas

Things To Do When You Visit Las Vegas

Las Vegas is one of the most popular tourist places in the United States. Being the largest city in the state of Nevada, the city is overflowing with activities, sights, and entertainment options for a person that’s visiting. Since there are so many options of things to do, it can be difficult to decide exactly what you’ll be doing when you visit. Narrowing down your list of things to do can make sure that you’ll have the time to do everything that you want.
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Take A Trip To Las Vegas For Your New Year’s Celebration!

Take A Trip To Las Vegas For Your New Year’s Celebration!

There is no better time to schedule a getaway than New Year’s Eve. Las Vegas offers tourists the most unique and exciting way to bring in the New Year. After arriving in the city, you can book a helicopter tour.

The Helicopter Tours

When you take a helicopter tour from Las Vegas to the Grand Canyon, you can expect the ride to take up to 45 minutes. It does not take very long because the distance between these two locations is only 120 miles. While you are in flight, you will be able to see several interesting sights including Lake Mead and the Hoover Dam. There are other memorable sights that you will see along the way.
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Biden urges Canada to fight climate change despite Trump

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U.S. Vice President Joe Biden speaks at the First Ministers’ and National Indigenous Leaders’ meeting in Ottawa, on Friday, Dec. 9, 2016.

Friday, Dec. 9, 2016 | 12:04 p.m.

OTTAWA, Ontario — Outgoing U.S. Vice President Joe Biden urged Canadian leaders Friday to continue to treat efforts to combat climate change urgently despite the incoming administration of Donald Trump.
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