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NORAD Tracks Santa
For more than 50 years, NORAD and its predecessor, the Continental Air Defense Command have tracked Santa’s flight.
(NBC News)
Two states sue Colorado over legalized marijuana 
Nebraska and Oklahoma have filed a case with the U.S Supreme Court against Colorado, alleging that Colorado's Amendment 64, legalizing recreational marijuana, is unconstitutional.
FLASHBACK: Demeanor contrasts with reality in Havana 
The upbeat tempo of their music contrasts sharply with the dreary existence that is life in Communist Cuba.
More than 1,300 days later brings us to the first St. Mary's Church Mass in a permanent location since the tornado in Joplin, Mo. (NBC News)
Church destroyed by Joplin tornado back in business 
Church destroyed by Joplin, Missouri tornado holds Mass in its own sanctuary for first time in three years.
Video Vault | Soccer stadium site part of city's development 
It’s put up or shut up today for a possible downtown soccer stadium, with the Las Vegas City Council planning a decisive vote on a funding package that would plans to move forward.
Rip-Off Alert: Grinch steals delivered packages 
A real-life Grinch is caught red-handed stealing Christmas presents from a home near Minneapolis. But he couldn't rob one family of what he couldn't see – the true spirit of the season.
New champion will be crowned tonight on 'The Voice' 
Tonight is the night for "The Voice". The show will crown its seventh winner during a two hour finale.
Metro may change use of force policy after tape's release 
Metro is considering changing its use of force policy after a video surfaced showing an officer beating a man at a downtown Las Vegas bar.
One last shot for four singers on 'The Voice' 
No doubt some nerves are at work on the set of "The Voice" this afternoon. The show's finale begins tonight with four singers left, each one hoping to win the title tomorrow night.
High-Tech stocking stuffers 
Looking for a high-tech stocking stuffer? NBC News' Mark Barger looks at several gadgets that will run you less than $50.
She's 103 and still ringing strong 
Pearl Sutphen celebrates her 103rd birthday with a visit to Santa, and gives back by working as a Salvation Army bell-ringer.
Could a dose of bacteria help you fight the flu? It's probably not your first thought, but it can help balance a person's immune system and get you back on track. (NBC News)
Nutritionists: Certain foods can boost immune system 
Could a dose of bacteria help you fight the flu? It's probably not your first thought, but it can help balance a person's immune system and get you back on track.
'Birdman' tops Golden Globes with 7 nominations 
"Birdman" squawked loudest in the Golden Globes nominations, flying away with a leading seven nods including best picture in the comedy or musical category.
February, 1960 (AFP/Getty Images)
Video Vault | JFK's several visits to Las Vegas 
John F. Kennedy famously made a speech at the Las Vegas Convention Center in 1963. But he was here several other times, too.
Wreckage from 1955 crash part of Cold War Memorial 
Part of the wreckage of a 1955 plane crash that killed 14 passengers and crew members on a top secret mission during the Cold War is being used as a memorial at the Visitors Center in Kyle Canyon, now under construction.
Pearl Harbor survivor Ira Schab, a resident of Las Vegas from 2001 to 2012, was on a destroyer tender 73 years ago Sunday morning when the Japanese used a surprise attack to destroy most of the U.S. Naval fleet  in Pearl Harbor, plunging America into World War II.
Former Las Vegan recalls Pearl Harbor attack
Seventh-three years ago Sunday morning, Ira Schab was about to meet his brother on board his destroyer tender in Pearl Harbor.
UNLV Art Bar brings the artist out of anyone 
Most art museums showcase the talents of others but there's a place at UNLV where anyone can take part in the art. The Art Bar inside the Majorie Barrick Musuem is designed to get everyone's creative juices flowing.
Mother says she forgives suspects in daughter's death 
The mother of a 22-year-old murder victim says she is forgiving her daughter’s killers, as Metro announced the two suspects have been arrested for the crime.
Speaking to News-3 in 2010 (KSNV-TV/Channel-3)
Video Vault | 'Hey Reb' great deal for UNLV 
In the 1980s into the early '90s, it was one of the most profitable mascot logos in college sports. But the creator earned just $1.
Wis. pastor calls anti-Christmas message ‘mean-spirited’ 
Controversy is swirling surrounding a billboard along Interstate 94 in Milwaukee. The ad shows a little girl making her Christmas wish list with the tag line; "Skip church, I'm too old for fairy tales."
(NBC News)
Annual report warns parents of dangerous toys 
The 29th annual "Trouble in Toyland" report warns parents of dangerous toys that could find their way under the tree this year.
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The Mirage began the trend for mega-resorts on The Strip 
In 1989, the times, they were a changin' on The Strip. The opening of the Mirage ushered in the term "mega-resort." All the other properties were in a rush to keep pace. Tom Hawley takes a look back in his Video Vault.
1940 Performance (Source Unknown)
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.
Undated Photograph (LaMafia.co.il)
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.
Early 90s (Channel-33
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.
Special to Channel-3 (National Park Service)
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.
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