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Two-wheeled invasion: 1,000+ bicyclists take over Las Vegas Strip

LAS VEGAS (FOX5) -- Hundreds of bicycles rolled down the Las Vegas Strip this past weekend, according to Las Vegas Metropolitan Police.A captain with the department posted a picture of the group he estimated at 2,000 cyclists.At least some of the cyclists were in Las Vegas for what they call a “rideout,” posting social media videos of the ride.

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Two-wheeled invasion: 1,000+ bicyclists take over Las Vegas Strip

Usher accused of using fake money to tip Las Vegas dancers

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — According to TMZ, it was all a big misunderstanding.A dancer reportedly complained online about the fake money.TMZ says Usher and his crew actually spent thousands at the club and only threw out the fake bills to promote his upcoming residency in Las Vegas.

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Usher accused of using fake money to tip Las Vegas dancers

Virgin Hotels Las Vegas offering locals deal

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — Virgin Hotels Las Vegas is offering a deal for locals.Las Vegas residents can receive 25% off hotel rooms and a $50 food and beverage credit between now and May 15.Must have a valid ID.

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Virgin Hotels Las Vegas offering locals deal

Could Major League Soccer be coming to Las Vegas?

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — Could Major League Soccer be coming to Las Vegas?The league's commissioner mentioned Southern Nevada as a possible expansion site today.The commissioner also said San Diego and Phoenix are possibilities as well.He did not indicate which cities have an advantage.

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Could Major League Soccer be coming to Las Vegas?

NDOT wants your feedback on safety project at Carey from I-15 to Sloan

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — The Nevada Department Of Transportation is looking for feedback on a safety project happening right now in the north valley.NDOT is focused on a 5-mile stretch of Carey Avenue from I-15 east to Sloan.That area has seen a high number of crashes, and the state wants to find ways to allow drivers, pedestrians, and cyclists to use that road safely.

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NDOT wants your feedback on safety project at Carey from I-15 to Sloan

Working families in Las Vegas must not be locked out of homeownership

The Las Vegas Strip is shown at dusk from a neighborhood in Henderson.For Las Vegas homeowners, one of the few bright spots of the COVID-19 pandemic has been the remarkable rise in home values in the valley amid what was otherwise an economic tailspin.But the spiraling cost of homes, which hit a record last month when the average resale price hit $363,000, carries with it a trend that is increasingly threatening our economy in the long-term.

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Working families in Las Vegas must not be locked out of homeownership

Traveling Vegas to L.A.? Luxury chauffeur service merges onto the scene

Carlos Camacho owns Universal Limousine Services in Las Vegas and partners with Blacklane.He is shown Friday, April 9, 2021.There’s another option for travelers to make the commute from Las Vegas into Southern California.Blacklane, a global chauffeur service based in Germany, is now offering upscale one-way passenger car service between Las Vegas and Los Angeles for $699.

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Traveling Vegas to L.A.? Luxury chauffeur service merges onto the scene

UD Heritage Center continues season with pair of virtual peformances

University of Dubuque Heritage Center will continue its spring 2021 Live at Heritage Center Performing Arts Series with a pair of performances this month.The duo’s animated painting concert features landscapes based on the guitar, with 3D images and guitar birds flying through guitar mountains and over guitar rivers, cities and oceans.

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UD Heritage Center continues season with pair of virtual peformances

RIDESHARE REBOUND: Uber rolling out stimulus plan for drivers

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — Uber is taking steps to urge drivers to pick up riders again through their own stimulus plan.To meet rising demand, Uber is encouraging drivers to come back by temporarily boosting their earnings.“A lot of drivers are tired of feeling like they’re being taken advantage of,” says Ami Ramirez.

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RIDESHARE REBOUND: Uber rolling out stimulus plan for drivers

UNLV parking ticket linked suspect to fatal shooting at house party

Las Vegas police records released Monday revealed new details about a fatal shooting outside of a house party in early October.Officers were called to the 500 block of Captains Hill Road around 12:30 a.m. on Oct. 5 in response to reports of a man shot.When they arrived, police found 20-year-old Kevin Martinez suffering from gunshot wounds outside of a house party that had been going on for several nights.

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UNLV parking ticket linked suspect to fatal shooting at house party

VGK Rally For Four Consecutive Goals To Defeat Kings, 4-2, In LA Monday

The LA Kings are always a pain in the butt for the Vegas Golden Knights.It seems like every game is tight.Even the Knights swept LA, 4-0, in the NHL playoffs in VGK Season 1, every game was a rough battle.So naturally, things worked out that way Monday in downtown Los Angeles where the Kings jumped out to a 2-0 lead on the Knights.

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VGK Rally For Four Consecutive Goals To Defeat Kings, 4-2, In LA Monday

Neglect endangers children and tears families apart

Last week in Las Vegas, a 3-year-old child was found sleeping in the hallway of a hotel.A 2-year-old was found wandering around an apartment complex unsupervised."I must have sent out 15 reports to my guys in the last 20 minutes; about seven of them were kids wandering in the neighborhood," said Sgt.

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Neglect endangers children and tears families apart

Usher: Vegas Club Denies Singer Used Fake Money With His Face To Tip Strippers

A Las Vegas club is shooting down claims that Usher allegedly stiffed strippers by tipping them with fake bills.A stripper in Las Vegas claimed that after dancing for Usher, the singer tipped her in fake “Usher bucks” — she even provided photos showing the alleged fake money.

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Usher: Vegas Club Denies Singer Used Fake Money With His Face To Tip Strippers

This Week In Travel - The Recovery Edition

Travel Recovery We’re almost there.As the vaccine rollout continues, we can begin to book travel and have a genuine hope of actually being able to take those trips.We embrace the concept of travel recovery.Few cities are recovering faster than Las Vegas.

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This Week In Travel - The Recovery Edition

Job Outlook: Many valley locations looking to hire

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — As Nevada continues to loosen restrictions, experts say the job outlook is looking good.Jobs are expanding, and many are looking to hire.“In the past 60 days, the momentum has changed dramatically,” said Jeremy Aguero, principal analyst with Applied Analysis.

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Job Outlook: Many valley locations looking to hire

Amazon to open 2 distribution centers in Las Vegas Valley

With pawn shops, a strip club and plenty of houses nearby, Amazon is opening a distribution center in a not-so-typical spot for a newly built Southern Nevada warehouse.But with many people staying home all day and buying even more online than they did before the pandemic, the e-commerce giant is expanding its already big footprint in the Las Vegas area with facilities that send products straight to customers.

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Amazon to open 2 distribution centers in Las Vegas Valley

Cameras in crosswalks: AI leaders hope to bring 'life-saving' technology to Clark County

LAS VEGAS (FOX5) -- In an effort to save lives on Southern Nevada's roads, leaders of a new technology aim to bring artificial intelligence to crosswalks in Clark County."I don't think a lot of transportation departments are aware of-- that this is out here," said Roger Brook, the head of sales for Boulder AI.

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Cameras in crosswalks: AI leaders hope to bring 'life-saving' technology to Clark County

Cockroaches, spiders and scorpions...Las Vegas pest expert reports rise in service calls

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — Cockroaches, spiders, and scorpions...the warm weather is back and so are the pests!In the past three days, Las Vegas has seen temperatures near 90 degrees.And when the weather gets warmer, it lets the pests know it's time to come out of hibernation.

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Cockroaches, spiders and scorpions...Las Vegas pest expert reports rise in service calls

PUA claimants concerned about DETR work search requirements

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — A Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation (DETR) announcement about work search requirements has left a lot of unemployment claimants worried.This came about over the weekend.Those worried are Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) claimants, also known as the gig workers.

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PUA claimants concerned about DETR work search requirements

Financial Focus for April 12, 2021

Posted at 7:03 PM, Apr 12, 2021 and last updated 2021-04-12 22:03:35-04 In today's Financial Focus, we have a check of the stock market and the stocks with ties to Las Vegas.Copyright 2021 Scripps Media, Inc. All rights reserved.This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

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Financial Focus for April 12, 2021

Predictions! UFC Vegas 24 ‘Prelims’ Preview - Pt. 1

With former title challenger Paulo Costa on the mend, Kelvin Gastelum steps up on short notice to meet fellow The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) coaching rival Robert Whittaker this Saturday (April 17, 2021) in a fight with serious Middleweight title implications.UFC APEX in Las Vegas, Nevada, will also host a guaranteed Lightweight slugfest between Jeremy Stephens and Drakkar Klose, as well as a crossroads Heavyweight match pitting Andrei Arlovski against Chase Sherman.

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Predictions! UFC Vegas 24 ‘Prelims’ Preview - Pt. 1

I can't file!

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — The Department of Unemployment, Training and Rehabilitation (DETR) took to social media on Saturday explaining that the website would be down due to maintenance.The site should’ve been accessible by Saturday evening.However, people are still experiencing error messages and missing links when they try to log in.

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I can't file!

Vegas, Baby! - 6 Tips on Finding a Quality Dispensary in Las Vegas

Cannabis.net With the current increasing number of states legalizing the use of cannabis, it won’t come as a surprise to see many people going in and out of their favorite dispensaries.There are currently 20 states that allow legal weed consumption for medical purposes, and 15 states allow it for both medical and recreational purposes.

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Vegas, Baby! - 6 Tips on Finding a Quality Dispensary in Las Vegas

The Cegavske Censure: Anger, still, over November 2020

LAS VEGAS (KSNV) — The Nevada Republican Party is at war with its one remaining statewide officeholder.Over the weekend, the party's central committee voted to censure secretary of state Barbara Cegavske, a reflection of the lingering and bitter controversy over the results of the 2020 election.

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The Cegavske Censure: Anger, still, over November 2020

3 tenants sign leases at southwest Las Vegas industrial park

Three new tenants will be moving in at Mountain West Industrial Park in southwest Las Vegas, at the corner of South Tenaya Way and West Post Road.Nevada Rhythmic Gymnastics, owned by Olympic medalist Maia Tabakova, will be opening a 7,150-square-foot space.A batting cage called Prime Time Batting Cages also signed a lease for 7,150 square feet.

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3 tenants sign leases at southwest Las Vegas industrial park

It’s 4 (more) on the MGM Grand floor for Jabbawockeez

Masked onstage before it was a trend and currently the city’s only resident arena headliner Jabbawockeez has tacked on four years with MGM Resorts International.The acrobatic, white-masked dance team has announced a four-year extension to perform at MGM Grand.At the moment, the group’s “Timeless” production is playing to 500 folks in the 16,000-capacity MGM Grand Garden Arena.

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It’s 4 (more) on the MGM Grand floor for Jabbawockeez

Builders can't build fast enough, Summerlin West exploding amid record-high home prices

Videos Summerlin West seeing high interest amid record high home prices LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — Ivy Chan and Wilson Leung consider themselves lucky."We see something that catch our eye.We think, 'oh this the one.Should we just put down the deposit?," said Leung of the moment in November he and Chan were looking for a vacation home.

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Builders can't build fast enough, Summerlin West exploding amid record-high home prices

Airbnb blocks 1-night bookings on July 4 weekend to curb parties

Visitors ready to book a short-term rental in Las Vegas for the Fourth of July weekend are out of luck.That’s because Airbnb said that starting Monday it has blocked guests from booking one-night reservations of entire home listings in the U.S., including Nevada, during the holiday weekend.

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Airbnb blocks 1-night bookings on July 4 weekend to curb parties

Summerlin pharmacy begins in-home vaccinations for homebound individuals

LAS VEGAS (FOX5) -- Refill Pharmacy in Summerlin has begun vaccinating homebound individuals after receiving a shipment of the Moderna vaccine last week.Dr. Sally Chia of Refill Pharmacy said she has vaccinated about 10 people at home so far and more are calling to inquire about an at home vaccination every day.

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Summerlin pharmacy begins in-home vaccinations for homebound individuals

Hofbräuhaus seeking 50 new employees during 3-day job fair

LAS VEGAS (FOX5) -- Hofbräuhaus has announced it will host job fairs on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday this week seeking 50 new employees.Ahead the German-Bavarian beer hall's reopening scheduled for June 1, it is looking to fill positions including retail associates, bartenders, hostesses, servers, runners and bussers, as well as back of house positions including prep cooks, line cooks, sous chefs and stewards.

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Hofbräuhaus seeking 50 new employees during 3-day job fair