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Video Vault | Myths, truths about Sinatra/'Godfather' link 
There has long been a suggestion that the "Godfather" character Johnny Fontane was loosely based on singer Frank Sinatra. Here is an examination of the scenes in question.
Sex Education online poll
We want to hear from you about sex education! The Clark County School District is asking parents to fill out an online survey regarding the district’s sex education curriculum. We don’t know the results, but we’re asking you to give us your answers to three questions we’ve pulled out of that survey. The questions have been slightly modified for the purpose of this un-scientific poll.
(NBC News)
Same-sex homeless couples face rejection at Mo. shelter 
One of Kansas City's largest charitable organizations is facing backlash for its policy that won't allow for same-sex couples to share a bed.
The nation's first legal marijuana auction took place in Prosser over the weekend. (NBC News)
Washington state conducts first legal marijuana auction 
The nation's first legal marijuana auction took place in Prosser, Washington over the weekend.
Rip-Off Alert: Property renovation plans unravel 
It sounded like the perfect investment opportunity: Buy distressed properties, renovate them and flip them for a profit. But the plan unraveled, and investors lost millions.
November 9, 1989 (NBC News)
Video Vault | Las Vegas soldier recalls Berlin Wall fall 
It's been 25 years since a symbol of the Communist dominance over Eastern Europe was breached. A Las Vegan who was there at the time remembers.
Donate to USO this Veterans Day!
Today, Nov. 11, is Veterans Day. Join the News 3 team in helping us support those who put their lives on the line for our freedoms.
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Video Vault | 'Handsome Johnny' Roselli: Vegas mob boss 
He is one of the lesser known characters in the pantheon of Las Vegas wiseguys. But make no mistake, John Roselli was in charge from the 1950s through the mid-'60s.
Her story has become a global movement, and on Sunday Lauren Hill lived out her dream to play basketball for College of Mount Saint Joseph.
Teen battling brain cancer shows courage on the court 
Her story has become a global movement, and on Sunday Lauren Hill lived out her dream to play basketball for College of Mount Saint Joseph
Millions of people can now receive a new test for colon cancer in the comfort of their own home. (NBC News)
New home test can detect 92% of colorectal cancers
Millions of people can now receive a new test for colon cancer in the comfort of their own home.
Cast of Disney show has a special message for Brazyl Ward 
A Las Vegas girl hit in the street and left for dead while trick-or-treating one year ago got the surprise of her life Thursday. Brazyl Ward, 7, received a very special video message from the cast of her favorite Disney show, “Austin and Ally.”
Elizabeth Smart tells her story to News 3 
Elizabeth Smart was just 14 years old when she was abducted from her Salt Lake City home 12 years ago.
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Video Vault | Horror movies with 'Count Cool Rider' 
In the 1990s, it was a Saturday night tradition for local scary movie fans to get their frights from "Count Cool Rider."
Sandy Hook mom campaigns for Wash. gun control bill 
If there's anyone who understands the heartache families in Marysville are feeling in the aftermath of Friday's shooting, it's Nicole Hockley.
As family awaits justice, Brazyl's recovery continues 
A Las Vegas family is counting down the days to the one-year anniversary of the night a speeding car hit their daughter.
Handicap does not stop toddler from taking swings 
As pro golfers battle it out in Las Vegas, in Mesquite, Nev., there's a three-and-half-year-old golfer who is already making a name for himself and inspiring others at the same time.
(NBC News)
Civil War diary reveals Confederate soldier’s gossip
The diary of a Civil War soldier contains many of the entries one might expect – references to food, and casualties, even headlines of the time, but the diary of Confederate Lt. James Malbone of Virginia is different.
A Tale of Three Cities (University of Nevada Press)
Video Vault | 'Reno, Vegas and the Strip: A Tale of Three Cities' 
A new book from the University of Nevada Press by Dr. Eugene Moehring tells the interconnected stories of the three most important gaming centers in the state.
A hardware store owner in Cape Coral, Florida has received an outpouring of support after being told to remove several American flags on display outside of his business. (NBC News)
Florida business owner told U.S. flags violate ordinance 
A hardware store owner in Cape Coral, Florida has received an outpouring of support after being told to remove several American flags on display outside of his business.
Rip-Off Alert: Restaurant owner taken in lottery scam 
There are people out there looking to prey on good people with plenty to lose. For one man, it was his life savings.
Couple sues Tennessee for right to choose son’s surname 
A couple is suing the state of Tennessee for the right to choose the surname for their newborn son.
1981 News-3 Interview (KSNV-TV/Channel-3)
Video Vault | Monk Montgomery and the Jazz Society 
A successful jazz musician who decided to make Las Vegas his home found the music scene lacking. So he did something about it.
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Video Vault | WW II Bomber in Depths of Lake Mead 
Most of the B-29 "Superfortress" bombers left after World War II were dismantled. But a few still exist, including one that went to watery grave in Lake Mead.
(News 3)
Rip-Off Alert: Bank employees lured to aid ID theft ring
Ray Davis recruited bank employees to obtain customers account information to pull off a lucrative ID theft ring.
“Las Vegas … Are We There Yet?” a book written by the Sturges sisters, 12-year-old Izobel and 9-year-old Cianna, is now available for purchase at Hudson News and Gift locations throughout McCarran International Airport. (Sandra Gonzalez | MyNews3.com )
Sisters create, market young travelers guide for Las Vegas 
“Las Vegas … Are We There Yet?” a book written by the Sturges sisters, 12-year-old Izobel and 9-year-old Cianna, is now available for purchase at Hudson News and Gift locations throughout McCarran International Airport.
It's a celebration of life and love that almost never was. Fifteen months later, six Doberman-mix puppies that were left for dead in a dumpster are now healthy, happy, and hungry for birthday cake. (NBC News)
After rescue and recovery, families celebrate puppies’ reunion 
It's a celebration of life and love that almost never was. Fifteen months later, six Doberman-mix puppies that were left for dead in a dumpster are now healthy, happy, and hungry for birthday cake.
‘Nevada Legal Aid’ wire transfer scam warning issued 
The Nevada attorney general’s office is warning consumers of a scam where callers pose as legal representatives of family members needing bail money.
February 18,1981 (KSNV-TV/Channel-3)
Video Vault | Frank Sinatra vs. Harry Reid 
The Chairman of the Board (Sinatra) applied for a Nevada Gaming License in 1980. But the Chairman of the Gaming Commission (Reid) had some serious questions about allegations of ties to known criminals.
Rip-Off Alert: Bank employee grabs customers' numbers 
Sometimes it doesn't matter what you do to safeguard your information. Somewhere, there is an employee with access to your precious numbers – Social Security, bank accounts and more.
Longtime UFC cutman recalls highs, lows with fighters 
Cutman Jacob “Stitch” Duran will mark his 13th year of wrapping hands and stopping bleeding in the UFC on Sept. 27 when UFC 178 is scheduled for the MGM Grand Garden.
Jack Weinstein, owner of Tower of Jewels, Las Vegas Mayor Carolyn G. Goodman and Polly Weinstein, director of marketing and founder of The Jeweler’s Daughter, pose for a photo as the Mayor proclaims “Tower of Jewels Day” on Thursday, Sept. 18. (Quillin Advertising, Public Relations & Social Media)
Las Vegas honors Weinstein's 50 years in Jewelry business 
In celebration of its monumental 50th anniversary this year, Las Vegas Mayor Carolyn G. Goodman declared today, Thursday, Sept. 18 as “Tower of Jewels Day” in Las Vegas.
Fountains of Bellagio learn new dance to hits by famed producer Tiësto 
The beat dropped and water soared when world-renowned DJ/producer Tiësto brought the iconic fountains of Bellagio to life with a medley of three songs from his new album on Wednesday, Sep. 17.
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Video Vault | Sinatra at the Sands Copa Room 
Old Blue Eyes performed at countless venues over the decades, but the one he himself remembered most fondly was the Copa Room at the Sands.
72nd Military Police Company heading to Afghanistan 
A ceremony was held Monday for about 30 local men and women with the National Guard who are headed to Afghanistan on a one-year deployment.
Study finds Las Vegas gets the least sleep in the nation 
Data analyst Brian Wilt tracked the habits of people who use a sleep and movement tracking system. While residents of Orlando got the most sleep, those living in Las Vegas got the least, with an average at 6 hours 32 minutes.
Doctors find new hope for Alzheimer's patents 
Researchers say study linking Down Sydrome and Alzheimer's Disease could help find a way to prevent the latter.
Vegas wedding chapels prepare to make tough choices 
As Nevada awaits the ruling from the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on same-sex marriage, wedding chapels around Las Vegas are planning for the possibility that gay marriage will be legalized.
Americans worry over future attacks on eve of 9/11 anniversary 
On the eve of the 9/11 anniversary, an NBC News poll reveals Americans are concerned about future attacks.
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Video Vault | The Rich History of Railroad Pass 
Railroad Pass Casino in the process of changing hands. But for most of it's eight decades plus, this has been one of the most stable gambling halls in Southern Nevada.
VIDEO: Flash flooding around Southen Nevada 
Watch clips from Sky 3 and from around the web of the flooding around the Las Vegas valley, Glendale, and Moapa from the Sept. 8 rains.
Maine company builds unique ‘hobbit hole’ playhouses 
Five years ago, a Maine family set out to bring a unique twist on playhouses and chicken coops.
'Divas' star Frank Marino dedicates show to Rivers 
Local entertainer Frank Marino makes his living impersonating Joan Rivers and dedicated his show Thursday night to the legendary comedienne, who died Thursday at 81.
Tempoary Location on Meadows Lane (KSNV-TV/Channel-3)
Video Vault | Birth of the Meadows School in Vegas 
Now a local institution in Las Vegas, when The Meadows School opened on Sept. 4, 1984, it was a bold experiment in education.
Student contest launched to fight prescription drug abuse
Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval and Nevada Attorney General Catherine Cortez Masto announced today that middle and high school students can help fight prescription drug abuse and overdose deaths by informing their peers through a video contest.
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Million-dollar chess tournament coming to Vegas
Las Vegas has been home to many big-money tournaments, but one coming to the Strip next month is the first of its kind.
UNLV Law School asks for $1.5M loan to help cover deficit
Nevada university regents asked for $1.5 million loan to help cover $3 million budget deficit at UNLV's William S. Boyd Law School.
Parent who lost child raising Shaken Baby Syndrome awareness 
Shaken Baby Syndrome resulting in head injury is the leading cause of child abuse death in the nation, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
POLL: What are your plans for Labor Day weekend?
What's Your Point wants to know your plans for Labor Day weekend! Let us know with this quick poll!
Fremont & Main, July 15, 1981 (KSNV-TV/Channel-3)
Video Vault | Street Tile Fail on Fremont Street 
The City of Las Vegas has tried many downtown redevelopment projects over the years. Some have worked better than others.
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