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Clarion Hotel closing its doors after Labor Day 
The chairman of Nevada Gaming Control board confirms that the Clarion Hotel and Casino has filed closure plans with state gaming regulators.
'War Machine' expected back in Las Vegas to face charges 
Jon Koppenhaver -- the former MMA fighter -- known as "War Machine" is no longer in California, but pinpointing his exact location has been a challenge. His lawyer tells news 3 his client is on his way back to southern Nevada.
Man accused of using social media to intimidate police officers 
A Las Vegas grand jury indicts a man accused of using Facebook to threaten and harass two local police officers. Authorities say his social media messages were criminal.
State News
The sun rises near the Man in Gerlach, Nev., on opening day of the Burning Man festival in the Black Rock Desert on Monday, Aug. 27, 2007.  (AP Photo/Nevada Appeal, Brad Horn, AP2007)
Wyoming woman killed in bus accident at Burning Man identified
A 29-year-old Wyoming woman attending the Burning Man counterculture festival in Nevada has died after she was struck by a bus carrying passengers around the playa in the Black Rock Desert.
Nevada sales tax up 4.7 percent from year ago
Nevada's taxable sales rose 4.7 percent in June compared with the same month a year ago, led by an 8 percent gain in Clark County and a 7.3 percent increase in Washoe County.
Ex-Washoe Schools police chief suing over firing
Former Washoe County School Police Chief Mike Mieras says in a lawsuit he was fired in retaliation for reporting improper activities by Superintendent Pedro Martinez and others.
National News
File of an F-15C Eagle fighter jet, 1999 (U.S. Air Force/Newsmakers)
Military: Pilot was killed in Virginia F-15 crash
Officials now say the pilot of an F-15 jet that crashed earlier this week in remote Virginia mountains was killed, bringing a sad end to an exhaustive two-day search involving more than 100 local, state and federal officials as well as volunteers.
New apps help students manage their schedules and study habits 
Getting back to school means getting back on a schedule and several new smart phone apps aim to assist with that challenge.
Joey Chestnut wins 8th Sparks Nugget rib title
Joey Chestnut, the world-record holder at Nathan's Famous Hot Dog Contest in New York, has extended his stranglehold on the eating championship at Nevada's Best in the West Nugget Rib Cook-off as well.
California News
Officials: Joan Rivers rushed to hospital 
Comedian Joan Rivers is in a New York City hospital, according to police and hospital officials who say she was rushed there from a doctor's office after going into cardiac arrest.
Sweeping lawsuit targets soccer concussions
Soccer has now been caught up in the growing legal debate over head injuries.
Southern Californian pleads guilty in $7M scam
A Southern California man has pleaded guilty to helping bilk investors out of nearly $7 million through a Ponzi scheme.
Political News
United Nations Security Council Holds Meeting On Situation In Ukraine (Andrew Burton, 2014 Getty Images)
Russia defends actions in Ukraine
Russia's U.N. ambassador is defending his country's actions in Ukraine, saying the government there is "waging war against its own people."
(Department of Corrections, 2007 Getty Images )
Drugs killed Oklahoma inmate in troubled execution
A report on a problematic execution in Oklahoma shows lethal drugs caused the inmate to die, not a heart attack, after the state's prisons chief halted efforts to kill him.
(Justin Sullivan, Getty Images)
No-pot city takes aim at Washington marijuana law
A judge on Friday is expected hear arguments over whether cities in Washington can ban marijuana businesses that are allowed under state law, in a case that could have big implications for Washington's experiment in legal weed.
Weather News
Cowabunga! Storm sends big waves to California 
Big waves turned into floodwaters Wednesday along the Southern California shore as Hurricane Marie stirred up the surf from far asea.
Rains leave Detroit underwater 
Heavy flooding turns streets into rivers; at least one dead.
As Iselle fades, Julio takes aim at Hawaii 
Hawaiian residents survey the damage left by Tropical Storm Iselle as they wait for Hurricane Julio
Sports News
Novak's 4 field goals lift Bolts over Cards, 12-9
Nick Novak kicked four field goals and the San Diego Chargers beat the Arizona Cardinals 12-9 on Thursday night, 11 days before the teams meet again in the season opener.
Carr's 3 TDs lead Raiders past Seahawks 41-31
With a fabulous finish to the preseason, rookie Derek Carr created a big question for the Oakland Raiders heading into the regular season.
Board votes to delay planning on proposed UNLV stadium until 2017 
The UNLV Campus Improvement Authority Board at its meeting Thursday agreed to request an extension of the timeline for its work on a proposed UNLV stadium.

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