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Third week of July, 1989 (Tom Hawley Collection)
Hearing from Deacon, Overall and Swallow; remembering Fredericks
Available information on former reporters, weathercasters and anchors from the first 25 years of Channel 3 morning news.
Rescued duckling bonds with Minneapolis man 
The apprentice of a neon warehouse in northeast Minneapolis is hogging the spotlight. It's a four -week old duck named "Quackers."
Rip-Off Alert: Scammers snare precious education dollars 
In this Rip-Off Alert from San Francisco, some scam artists have figured out a way to steal money that should be in the pockets of students who need it.
Four-legged duckling is the quack of the town 
A southern Louisiana family has more than 100 animals, including chickens, roosters and ducks. One in particular, a four-legged duckling, has been the talk of the town.
Portrait (Fallen Officers Memorial Website)
Video Vault | Grim anniversary for Metro 
The recent killings of two Las Vegas police officers happened 81 years to the day after the death of the first Las Vegas police officer to lose his life on the job.
Otto Merida, the President of Las Vegas Latin Chamber of Commerce.
Las Vegas man recalls leaving his Cuba as a child 
A Las Vegas man was part of exodus of children sent to the U.S. during the 1960s. Otto Merida remembers vividly the flight from Cuba to Miami, and having mixed feelings of fear and excitement as a teenager.
Fake family units new problem for Border Patrol  
The influx of unaccompanied immigrant children crossing the border may be triggering yet another problem for Border Patrol agents -- fake family units.
Salvation Army begins inaugural Summer Food Drive 
The Salvation Army today began its inaugural Summer Food Drive partnership, benefiting the Salvation Army Family Services Food Pantry, through July 27.
Aaron 'Wheelz' Fotheringham asks for return of wheelchair 
Aaron “Wheelz” Fotheringham is a 22-year-old wheelchair moto-cross athlete from Las Vegas, Nevada. Aaron was born with Spina Bifida, a birth defect of the spinal cord, which resulted in him having no usage of his legs.
CDC director ‘angry’ about workers’ anthrax exposure 
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has issued a shipping moratorium on all samples of biological materials from some of its highest security level labs until an intense safety review is conducted.
LeBron James (Michael Dwyer/AP Photo)
LeBron James says he's returning to Cavaliers
LeBron James is returning home to Ohio, reversing the decision he made four years ago that led to two NBA titles in Miami and crushed Cleveland Cavalier fans.
Self-serve beer will be available at MLB All-Star game 
Self-serve beer vending machines will make their debut at the upcoming MLB All-Star game
City leaders in Davenport, Iowa, are weighing in on the fight over what to do with thousands of children flooding the U.S. border. (NBC News)
Iowa mayor weighs options on assisting border children 
City leaders are weighing in on the fight over what to do with thousands of children flooding the U.S. border.
First taste of freedom for laboratory research beagles 
Former laboratory research beagles experience freedom for the first time.
Tennessee couple separate to retain health insurance 
Tennessee couple forced to separate so ailing wife can keep her health insurance.
North Central Las Vegas Valley (KSNV-TV/Channel-3)
Video Vault | Tow targets on the Nellis Range 
Some strange reminders of times gone by exist in the desert north of Las Vegas. But very few people ever see these odd objects.
This image released by The O+M Company shows Kyle Taylor Parker during a performance of  the musical,
'Kinky Boots' star prepares for high-kicking tour
Kyle Taylor Parker is going from backup dancer to leading man -- but staying in 6-inch heels. The performer will step into Billy Porter's formidable high heels as the star of the first national tour of "Kinky Boots," which kicks off in Las Vegas on Sept. 4.
CVS Pharmacy changes prescription policy after death of Vegas man 
Drug store chain CVS is changing its policy because of one Las Vegas father's actions following the death of his son, who couldn't afford an expensive prescription.
LeBron James (Michael Dwyer/AP Photo)
NBA free agent James holds meetings in Las Vegas
LeBron James held meetings for more than three hours in a Las Vegas hotel Tuesday, leaving without giving any indication of what team he'll play for next season.
Restaurant kicks out family because of child’s T-shirt 
A 4-year-old boy was asked to leave a restaurant at Phipps Plaza because his shirt violated the dress code.
(News 3)
Rip-Off Alert: Lottery scams can drain away life savings
The sheer volume of mail sent to Sheree Nudd’s mother should have been a red flag. On one day, she would receive around 85 pieces of mail -- all scams. Letters supposedly from reader’s digest and the IRS. Offers of cheap jewelry as bait – all of the letters promising big prizes including new cars.
Side of sidearm with that? Servers armed at Colo. grill 
Nearly everyone is armed at Shooter's Grill in the tiny town of Rifle, Colorado.
Photo on Display at Morelli House (KSNV-TV/Channel-3)
Video Vault | Preserving the Antonio Morelli home 
One of the success stories for preservation of Las Vegas' past can be found downtown at 9th and Bridger. The house there was moved from a previous location, where it was home to Antonio and Helen Morelli.
David Siegel, Founder and CEO of Westgate Resorts, assists in the removal of the lettering on the LVH sign. Siegel stated “We are very excited to be taking this important part of Vegas history and reinventing it for the next generation of Las Vegas visitors”. Tuesday, July 1, 2014. (Las Vegas News Bureau/Darrin Bush)
New owner for former Vegas Hilton where Elvis sang 
A new owner is taking over the storied Las Vegas hotel where Elvis Presley performed in the 1960s and 1970s.
Gas prices spike heading to Fourth of July weekend 
The cost of celebrating our independence this coming weekend is going to be higher, mainly because of our dependence on fuel.
Volunteers place 5,000 American flags on homes in Ohio community 
Volunteers place 5,000 American flags on homes in Hubbard, Ohio ahead of Independence Day.
One-armed fireworks vendor shares his story, stresses safety 
One-armed fireworks vendor serves as living safety lesson to customers.
Entertainer Steve Rossi laid to rest 
Friends, family and colleagues paid their respects to a legend in Las Vegas entertainment. At the age of 82, Steve Rossi lost his battle with cancer and was laid to rest Friday.
Dog involved in yorkie attack euthanized, but legal action may follow 
The dog that attacked and killed a yorkie dog over the weekend in Red Rock Country Club has been euthanized. However, both dog owners say they are gearing up for a legal battle.
Town considers powdering lakes to reduce evaporation 
Extreme drought has city leaders in a Texas town considering extreme measures.
Play it safe when using fireworks to celebrate 
Don't let Fourth of July fireworks send you to the emergency room.
Crowd lifts beached manatee back into Florida waters 
A stranded manatee was lifted back into the ocean by beachgoers on Florida's Disappearing Island Wednesday afternoon.
Summer, 1989 (KSNV-TV/Channel-3)
Video Vault | The Summer the Music Died 
Las Vegas was arguably the showbiz music capital of the world from the 1950s through the '80s. That all changed in the summer of 1989.
Graphic ads target smokers 
New CDC ad campaign uses graphic images of disfigured former smokers.
Picking a data plan can be tricky 
How much data is enough for you? Picking the right plan can be tricky.
Brave souls get to work on Skywalk spring cleaning 
Crews dangling 4,000 feet in the air as they clean the underside of the Grand Canyon catwalk.
Florida man hopes to recover $100K prosthetic arms 
Chris Miller woke up Tuesday to find his truck had been stolen from his driveway, but the thieves took more than just his vehicle. They also took $100,000 worth of prosthetics.
President Obama presented the Congressional Medal of Honor, the nation's highest military honor, to Marine Cpl. William
Congressional Medal of Honor awarded to Marine corporal 
President Obama presented the Congressional Medal of Honor, the nation's highest military honor, to Marine Cpl. William "Kyle" Carpenter on Thursday.
January 11, 1994 (KSNV-TV/Channel-3)
Video Vault | The Importance of a Clean Desk 
Video Vault looks back at the life of KSNV-TV Owner Jim Rogers. In the big picture, he was a philanthropist and education champion. This report is about a smaller interest: keeping a clean desk.
Mike Quinlivan, left, and Neal Silverman joins Alexandra Elpstein at a dedication of gaming memoralbilia, presented by the Museum of Gaming History in honor of Jackie Gaughan, which took place at the El Cortez Hotel in Las Vegas, Tuesday, June 17, 2014. ( Jerry Henkel, JERRY HENKEL)
New exhibit honors Jackie Gaughan at El Cortez Hotel 
The El Cortez Hotel & Casino Casino and the museum of gaming history on Tuesday unveiled a memorial honoring the late downtown gaming legend, Jackie Gaughan.
FDA issues voluntary guidelines to reduce sodium 
The Food and Drug Administration is preparing new voluntary guidelines to reduce the salt in restaurant meals and processed foods.
Surveying error dooms $2M Rhode Island mansion 
A $2 million Rhode Island home will be moved or torn down because of a surveying error.
Whiskey 7 (NBC News)
Plane used in D-Day assault returns to N.Y. home base
Plane used in D-Day assault returns to home base after anniversary commemorations.
Restaurant apologizes to young dog mauling victim asked to leave their restaurant because of scars.
KFC apologizes to young dog mauling victim 
Restaurant apologizes to young dog mauling victim asked to leave their restaurant because of scars; pledge $30K for medical bills.
Inspirational wrestler graduates Ky. high school 
A high school senior who likely taught his teachers and fellow students a few things about life received his diploma Monday.
Father's Day often forgotten 
Survey finds Father's Day is often forgotten but most dads don't mind.
It's been 20 years since Nicole Brown Simpson and Ronald Goldman murdered outside the Simpson home in Los Angeles.
O.J. Simpson: 20 years later 
It's been 20 years since Nicole Brown Simpson and Ronald Goldman murdered outside the Simpson home in Los Angeles.
Original 'Star-Spangled Banner' manuscript to pair with flag 
Francis Scott Key's original "Star Spangled Banner" manuscript will soon go on display with the flag that inspired the anthem.
Sidney Bedoni, one of the Navajo Code Talkers crucial to American success in World War II, has passed away at the age of 91.
Navajo Code Talker remembered 
Sidney Bedoni, one of the Navajo Code Talkers crucial to American success in World War II, has passed away at the age of 91.
Rip-Off Alert: Foreign lottery scam traps another victim 
The call were convincing for the victim, letting him believe he had just won big money and a luxury car. In this Rip-Off Alert, the calls were part of a scam that is targeting elderly across the nation at an alarming rate.
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Nevada is home to top nuclear sensing site 

Updated: 7/21/2014 4:09:08 PM


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