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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.
Joan Rivers (AP Photo/Lionel Cironneau, File)
Comedian Joan Rivers dies at 81 after brief illness 
Joan Rivers, the raucous, acid-tongued comedian who crashed the male-dominated realm of late-night talk shows and turned Hollywood red carpets into danger zones for badly dressed celebrities, died Thursday. She was 81.
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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.
Mountain Ridge All-Stars receive warm Homecoming 
After making history by just getting to Williamsport, Pa., the Mountain Ridge Little League team made even more history by making it all the way to the U.S. championship game.
Police target distracted drivers as school starts in Clark County 
The North Las Vegas Police Department is conducting a city-wide saturation patrol this morning, targeting distracted drivers for pedestrian safety.
Seth Myers takes on 'The Emmys' 
The "Late Night" host says his upcoming gig as Emmy host is "nerve-wracking."
Victim works to track down unregistered sex offenders 
A local man is on a personal mission to fight sex assault by keeping offenders on the right side of the law. Tim Fisher says he has found what he calls holes in sex offender registries across the county – which is startling for victims like him.
Local officials tout mental health services expansion 
Mental health services are expanding across southern Nevada with more beds and more workers. Progress was revealed by government and mental health leaders at a Behavioral Health and Wellness Council.
Local graduates develop app to help report bullying 
This week, a new app was introduced to Clark County School District teachers that will help kids report bullying. Some of the creators are graduates from CCSD.
UNLV group helping women who are assault victims
UNLV’s Women’s Centers Help Hotline serves who might not know where to turn when they have been the victim of an assault or fear they might become one.
There are victims of domestic violence who feel completely stuck and afraid. They may not want to call the police or a hot line. There are some other measures they could take. (Sandra Gonzalez | )
More options available for victims of domestic violence 
There are victims of domestic violence who feel completely stuck and afraid. They may not want to call the police or a hot line. There are other opportunities for assistance.
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The Beatles in Las Vegas 
The Beatles performed in Las Vegas just one time, and it was an odd fit in their 1964 US Tour.
Clark County teachers preparing for first day of school 
Teachers are already hard at work preparing for the first day of school. Instructors are not required to be in the classroom until Wednesday, but many already are setting things up.
Neighbor of beating victim says response delayed to attack 
When police were called to help rescue a local woman allegedly beaten by the man known as "War Machine," those who placed the calls say they were hung up on.
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Video Vault | Willie Martello's legendary El Rey Casino 
If the name is not familiar, perhaps it's because Willie Martello plied his trade in Searchlight. But a new book argues that he is one of the great casino promoters in southern Nevada history.
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Actress Lauren Bacall dies at 89 in New York City 
Lauren Bacall, the award-winning actress and Humphrey Bogart's partner off and on the screen, has died. She was 89.
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Source: Henderson official not legally drunk 
Henderson Assistant City Manager Fred Horvath was not legally intoxicated when pulled over Friday on suspicion of drunken driving, a source says.
Some farmers taking notice of agricultural drones 
Farmers are starting to take notice of agricultural drones as an event held this past week drew dozens.
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Before current Ebola alerts, local pediatrician spent time in Africa 
The World Health Organization held an emergency meeting to determine whether the Ebola outbreak now qualifies as a public health emergency. For a pediatrician from Summerlin Hospital, this brings back memories of caring for the sick in Africa a year ago.
Rancher Cliven Bundy speaks at a news conference near Bunkerville, Nev., Thursday, April 24, 2014. B
Bundy's views 'on the fringes' of Mormonism
A BYU professor disputes Cliven Bundy's views of government and the rule of law.
Oklahoma GOP 'Bean Feed' fundraiser flier draws criticism 
Oklahoma "GOP Bean Feed" flyer features bean wearing sombrero, "things you may not know about...the Ku Klux Klan" on the agenda.
Painting poodle is a real 'Paw-casso' 
Canine painter's work featured in charity art show.
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Video Vault | From State Line to Primm 
Primm is the name of the casino town on the Nevada side of I-15 at the California border. But it took some convoluted history to make that name official.
State of emergency considered for Kyle Canyon flash flooding
Clark County commissioners on Wednesday will consider declaring a state of emergency resulting from flash flooding in Kyle Canyon.
Witness helps get sibling away from suspect in shootout 
A shootout with police in the northeast part of the valley left two people injured and another in custody.
'Pride of Las Vegas' Vargas set for first title defense 
Las Vegan Jessie Vargas is set to defend his WBA super lightweight belt for the first time Saturday at The Cosmopolitan – four months after winning the title.
Dead anchovies shut down Santa Cruz Yacht Harbor 
Millions of dead anchovies have shut down California's Santa Cruz Yacht Harbor.
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Dog and duck make an unlikely pair 
An unlikely pair are turning heads on the North Carolina coast.
Craving a slice while out on your boat? If you're on Michigan's Long Lake, you're in luck. (NBC News)
Pizza delivery makes a splash on Michigan lake 
It's not every day that your pizza delivery man has to wear a life jacket, but for folks on Michigan's Long Lake, that's exactly the case.
May 16, 1985 (KSNV-TV/Channel-3)
Video Vault | Murder, Cannibalism and Prison Break Attempt 
In 1985, Metro Homicide detectives had to deal with one of the most gruesome and bizarre cases they had ever confronted.
Generation of tanners see spike in deadly melanoma 
The acting U.S. surgeon general is asking Americans to give up their love of sunbathing and indoor tanning beds, citing an alarming 200 percent jump in the number of deadly melanoma cases diagnosed since 1973.
Rip-Off Alert: Con woman scammed sick, dying patients 
In this Rip-Off Alert from Huntsville, Ala., a woman who was supposed to help sick and dying patients was instead stealing from them in their desperate moment.
Third week of July, 1989 (Tom Hawley Collection)
Friends in Morning News history share memories
Available information on former reporters, weathercasters and anchors from the first 25 years of Channel 3 morning news.
Colorado company turns electronic waste into opportunity for autistic workers.
Succeeding with autism 
Colorado company turns electronic waste into opportunity for autistic workers.
Thieves target new truck tailgates 
Police warn that thieves are stealing new truck tailgates, which they ten sell for thousands of dollars.
Environmentally friendly refrigerant phasing out R-22 Freon 
There are still nearly two months of summer left, and your air conditioner might need a mid summer tune-up.
Troubled former Nevada legislator to find out Calif. fate 
Former Nevada Assemblyman Steven Brooks, who pleaded guilty in March to evading police and resisting arrest, will hear his sentence Friday morning.
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