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Lieutenant guv, Jones Blackhurst team up on mentoring for females

United States 95 closed down, 1 dead near Jones Boulevard

The Nevada Highway Patrol said one person is dead after exiting a moving car and getting hit by another on the US 95 near Jones Boulevard Monday night. (Photo: FASTCAM)
 The Nevada Highway Patrol said someone is dead after exiting a moving automobile and getting hit by another on the United States 95 near Jones Boulevard Monday night. ( Picture: FASTCAM)

The Nevada Highway Patrol stated someone is dead after exiting a moving automobile and getting hit by another on the US 95 near Jones Boulevard Monday night. (Photo: FASTCAM). LAS VEGAS( FOX5) -. The Nevada Highway Patrol stated a single person is dead after exiting a moving automobile and getting struck by another on the US 95 near Jones Boulevard Monday night. The US 95 traffic was diverted from Decatur Boulevard to Rainbow Boulevard. The person was noticable dead at the scene, NHP stated.

The closure was expected to last a number of hours.

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Release of 5th '' Indiana Jones ' movie pushed to 2021


Jordan Strauss/ Invision/ AP Harrison Ford gets to the 73rd Annual Golden Globe Awards at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on Sunday, Jan. 10, 2016, in Beverly Hills, Calif.

Tuesday, July 10, 2018|10:45 a.m.

New York City– Indiana Jones won’t be swinging back into movie theaters until a minimum of 2021.

The Walt Disney Co. on Tuesday announced that the planned 5th installment in the “Indiana Jones” franchise will be postponed a year and will be released in July 2021. The movie was initially scheduled for release in the summer of 2019.

Script issues are supposedly behind the delay. Last month, “Solo: A Star Wars Story” co-screenwriter Jonathan Kasdan was induced to assist write the film.

Spielberg is set to direct the most recent “Indiana Jones” film, with Harrison Ford likewise reprising his function. Ford turns 79 years of ages in July 2021.

Spielberg likewise has a variety of films in front of “Indiana Jones,” including a remake of “West Side Story.”

Weekend Rewind: ‘Marilyn!’ set for Paris, J.Lo gets Jones ‘d, Richard Branson commemorates and more


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Tuesday, April 3, 2018|2 a.m.

. A new program built around a pop culture icon is coming to Paris Las Vegas. Prospect House Home entertainment’s “Marilyn! The New Musical” will begin previews on May 23 with a grand opening set for June 1, which would be Marilyn Monroe’s 92nd birthday.

Written, directed and produced by Tegan Summer season, Prospect House CEO and brand-new Vegas resident, the initial musical will feature Ruby Lewis (previously of “Baz– A Musical Mash-Up”) as Marilyn and the cast likewise includes Vegas favorites Travis Cloer, Randal Keith and more. Twenty original musical numbers made up by Summertime and Gregory Nabours will be featured, along with tunes Monroe is permanently connected to like “Diamonds Are a Woman’s Best Friend” and “My Heart Belongs to Daddy.” The show is expected to eventually feature a turning cast of stars in the lead Marilyn function when resident Lewis isn’t front and center.

Virgin Group creator Richard Branson was identified at Tao Club Friday night, certainly celebrating his company’s acquisition of the Hard Rock Hotel, announced earlier that day at a fancy interview. The home will be rebranded as Virgin Hotel Las Vegas in the coming months and go through a full restoration.

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title =” Click to expand picture” > Tom Green Jennifer Lopez is back on the Strip for her “All I Have” residency at the Zappos Theater at Planet Hollywood this month, continuing through April 21 prior to a fast break, then back again in mid-May. One of her greatest fans dropped in backstage Thursday night– “Saturday Night Live” scene-stealer Leslie Jones, who killed an impromptu tryout as one of J.Lo’s backup dancers.

Comic and MTV icon Tom Green’s late-night show at Bally’s is over but the “provocative prankster” has a brand-new house down the street at another Caesars Home entertainment property. Green is teaming up with “Chelsea Lately” comic John Caparulo for the brand-new Comedy Lineup at the Harrah’s Showroom opening on May 6. Green will take the stage Sundays and Mondays for a stand-up set that likewise integrates videos and music while Caparulo carries out Thursdays through Saturdays. All shows start at 10 p.m. and ticket info can be obtained at 702-777-2782.

” Real Housewives of Beverly Hills” star Erika Jayne remained in town to promote her new book “Pretty Mess,” and chose to top her Saturday jaunt with supper at The Cosmopolitan’s Appeal & & Essex restaurant followed by dancing at Marquee Club.

Quick Take: Tayari Jones, '' An American Marital relationship' ' and Oprah

Ever since her undergraduate days at Spelman College, best-selling author Tayari Jones knew she wished to compose for a living. What she didn’t understand was one day, her fourth book, An American Marital relationship, would be seriously acclaimed and a 2018 Oprah’s Book Club selection.

Jones isn’t brand-new to capturing awards, but getting a literary nod from Oprah Winfrey is an entire new experience– one that can grow readership tremendously and catapult a book to worldwide best-seller lists.

Jones is the Shearing Fellow for Distinguished Writers at UNLV’s Black Mountain Institute, a program that brings accomplished authors to school for a scholastic year to write and contribute to the regional cultural landscape.

The author of Leaving Atlanta, The Untelling, and Silver Sparrow, Jones is the recipient of the Hurston/Wright Tradition Award, Life Time Accomplishment Award in Arts from the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation, and a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship. And she’ll be inducted into the Georgia Writers Hall of Fame this fall.

Between stops on her 35-event book tour for An American Marital relationship, Jones describes exactly what that fateful call from Oprah means for her already celebrated composing career.

What was your reaction to Oprah’s call?

I was driving down Maryland Parkway when my phone called. I had it hooked up to my radio, so after I said, ‘Hey there,’ a voice in surround sound said, ‘HELLO, THIS IS OPRAH.’ I knew it was her. I would know that timbre anywhere. I need to admit that my reaction wasn’t precisely dignified. I kept saying, ‘Oh my goodness!’ You have to bear in mind that I am not an individual who gets lucky. I’ve never even won a raffle prior to!

You’ve woven mass imprisonment and a love triangle into An American Marriage. Exactly what was the motivation for the book?

I began this task 6 years earlier when I was researching on mass imprisonment. However I wasn’t creatively inspired by the data and hard facts. I am a storyteller. I needed a story to record my creativity. One day I overheard a young couple arguing in the shopping mall. They remained in love and in problem. I heard her say, ‘Roy, you understand you would not have actually waited on me for seven years.’ And after that, it was off to the races!

How has the Oprah Book Club selection altered your profession trajectory?

I have no idea yet exactly what the effects will be over the long haul, however I do understand that I have enjoyed a much bigger readership currently. I likewise understand the obligation that comes with being an Oprah’s Book Club author. When she put that ‘O’ on my book cover, she was lending me her good name to support this project. I wish to make certain that my travels with this book help even more her objective of literacy, however more specifically, I hope that this book increases our compassion and issue for incarcerated individuals and their households– concerns that both Oprah Winfrey and I are extremely purchased.

What’s your writing procedure?

I want to write in the early morning, when the saw is quiet and clean. No email has come in. No phone calls. 5 a.m. is the ideal time of day. But obviously, reality has a way of butting in, and I often compose when I can– snatches of time occasionally.

Tell us about your experience at the Beverly Rogers, Carol C. Harter Black Mountain Institute.

BMI is such a gift to a writer like me. I’ve had the ability to invest the very first semester of my fellowship making some genuine development on my next task. It has been such a pleasure to fellowship with the other writers-in-residence– such kind, dazzling people! And I have likewise been wowed by (retired Nevada Supreme Court Justice) Miriam Shearing, who funds my fellowship. She is such an inspiration.

Share a highlight of your book trip.

My home town occasion in Atlanta was a dream come true. My 5th grade instructor existed with an entire carton of books. I had not seen her in 35 years, but I would understand her all over. She stated she was proud of me, and I almost wept!

Who are you checking out? What’s on your nightstand?

My nightstand is a really congested location! I have actually got White Houses by Amy Blossom, Electric Arches by Eve Ewing, Whatever Here is Gorgeous by Mira T. Lee. Which’s just what’s on the nightstand. Don’t get me started with the stacks on the flooring.

You’re a Southern author. What do you most desire readers to understand about the South?

I desire them to understand that we are a dynamic and modern-day society. We are steeped in history, and yes, we put a lot of sugar in our tea, however don’t count us out. We have a lot to state.

When did you understand composing would be your profession?

I enjoyed composing all my life, however I didn’t know it could be my life up until I went to Spelman College and took a class from Pearl Cleage. She modeled for me an artist’s life. I knew that I wished to do what she did. She took me under her wing, and I have existed ever since.

You are an associate teacher in the MFA program at Rutgers University-Newark. If you could, would you position An American Marriage on your curriculum? If so, why?

I would never ever teach my own book because I believe it would make the students feel odd if they didn’t like it. However I hope other individuals do. I want to see more discussions about how race and class intersect.

3 apprehended for murder after body found near Jones and Charleston

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” Jose Franco, Dorie Henley and Andrew Henley( left to right )were apprehended for murder on Oct. 15, 2017.( LVMPD)” border=” 0″ width=” 180″/ > Jose Franco, Dorie Henley and Andrew Henley( delegated right) were jailed for murder on Oct. 15, 2017.( LVMPD). LAS VEGAS (FOX5)-. Three individuals were arrested for murder and break-in after a male was discovered dead near Jones and Charleston Boulevards, according to City Police. Dorie Henley, 25, Andrew Henley, 21, and Jose Franco, 25, were detained Sunday on charges of murder with use of a deadly weapon, conspiracy to dedicate murder, break-in with usage of a deadly weapon, conspiracy to devote murder, grand larceny of a vehicle, and conspiracy to commit grand larceny of an auto,

Metro stated. On Oct. 10 at around 10 p.m., authorities were called to examine the death of the man at the corner of Cory Location and Soprano Lane. There, they found the male dead from apparent head trauma. Private investigators found that he we had been beaten and potentially stabbed. Cops said 2 men were seen jumping a wall into a nearby complex right before the call.

Anybody with info on the case is asked to call Metro at 702-828-3521.

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Singer Tom Jones postpones US trip due to medical concerns

Saturday, Sept. 2, 2017|6:48 a.m.

LONDON– Singer Tom Jones has postponed his scheduled U.S. trip because of health concerns.

He stated on Twitter Saturday that his fall trip will be delayed “following medical guidance,” without supplying further information about why the choice was made.

The 77-year-old vocalist had actually been anticipated to begin a lengthy U.S. trip in Pennsylvania on Sept. 6.

Rather, the trip will take place in May and June next year.

Jones sent his “sincere apologies” to U.S. fans preparing to go to the shows.

The Welsh crooner has actually taken pleasure in a long profession that began with a string of hits in the 1960s including “It’s Not Unusual.” He got a knighthood in 2006.

UFC: Champ Jon Jones flagged for another failed doping test


L.E. Baskow UFC 200 fighter Jon Jones make s a comment about Daniel Cormier during an interview and take on for the last time at the MGM Grand on Wednesday, July 6, 2016.

Published Tuesday, Aug. 22, 2017|5:45 p.m.

Updated 26 minutes ago

Jon Jones might face a prolonged suspension from blended martial arts after the UFC light heavyweight champ was alerted Tuesday of his second possible violation of the promotion’s anti-doping policy.

Jones is widely considered the leading pound-for-pound fighter in the sport, however his possible offense comes from a sample collected after his weigh-in July 28 for his title battle versus Daniel Cormier at UFC 214 in Anaheim, Calif.

. Jones won the battle and reclaimed his 205-pound belt after remaining the previous year for a stopped working doping test. The success seemed a return to glory for a long-troubled fighter who has repeatedly prevented his stellar profession with wrongdoing outside the octagon.

Jones was removed of his belt in 2015 after being associated with a hit-and-run accident. He was set up to combat Cormier for the title in July 2016, but was pulled from the UFC 200 card for what he declared was an unsuccessful test due to a sexual improvement pill.

Jones hasn’t yet been removed of his title for a second time, UFC President Dana White stated. Cormier held the belt for the majority of Jones’ absence, and he had actually stated he didn’t strategy to retire after his second loss to Jones.

Jones’ camp and his manager, Malki Kawa, released a statement: “We are all at a total loss for words right now. Jon, his fitness instructors, his nutritionists and his entire camp have actually worked relentlessly and thoroughly the past 12 months to avoid this specific scenario. We are having actually the samples tested again to determine the validity or source of contamination. Jon is squashed by this news and we are doing whatever we can as a group, to support him.”

If the infraction is confirmed, Jones promises to face a multiyear suspension from the sport, removing much more of his fighting prime. The UFC also will be damaged by the lengthy absence of its finest fighter and a burgeoning pay-per-view draw.

The UFC likewise could lose its dream matchup between Jones and former heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar. The super stars both appeared eager to meet next year in a heavyweight battle that would be among the greatest occasions in the UFC’s history.

The U.S. Anti-Doping Agency administers the UFC’s doping policy. The California State Athletic Commission has jurisdiction over Jones’ test in addition to USADA.

Quincy Jones taken to LA health center with shortness of breath


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Manufacturer Quincy Jones participates in the 19th yearly Keep Memory Alive “Power of Love” gala for the Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health honoring Andrea Bocelli and other half Veronica Bocelli on Saturday, June 13, 2015, at MGM Grand Garden Arena.

Friday, Sept. 18, 2015|12:39 a.m.

L.A– Quincy Jones was brought to a L.a healthcare facility with shortness of breath, however his representatives state he’s going to be OKAY.

Publicist Arnold Robinson told The Associated Press in an e-mail that Jones was hospitalized for observations from care after having breathing problems Thursday.

Robinson said “Quincy is fine,” and gave no additional details.

Jones’ hospitalization was initially reported by TMZ.com.

The 82-year-old producer and arranger’s long and storied profession has actually consisted of collaborations with Michael Jackson, Frank Sinatra and Ray Charles.

Dean Jones, boyish Disney star, dies at 84


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In this May 24, 1966, file picture, star Dean Jones sits for an image while on the set for the Warner Bros. movie “Any Wednesday” in New York. Jones has died of Parkinson’s Disease at age 84. He passed away Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2015, in Los Angeles.

Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2015|9:40 p.m.

LOS ANGELES– Dean Jones, whose boyish good appearances and all-American way made him Disney’s preferred young star for such lighthearted films as “That Darn Cat!” and “The Love Bug,” has passed away of Parkinson’s disease. He was 84.

He died Monday in Los Angeles, Jones’ press agent Richard Hoffman stated Wednesday.

Jones’ long association with The Walt Disney Co. started after he got an unexpected call from Walt Disney himself, who applauded his work on the TV show “Ensign O’Toole,” noting it had “some good closing series.” Jones, himself a former Navy man, played the title role in the 1962 sitcom.

Jones puzzled over Disney’s remark until it occurred to him that “Ensign O’Toole” preceded Disney’s own Sunday night show on NBC, and he understood Disney probably only saw each episode’s ending.

Two years later, Jones learnt through Disney once again, calling this time to provide him a role in “That Darn Feline!” opposite ingénue Hayley Mills. His FBI agent Zeke Kelso follows a crime-solving feline that leads him to a pair of bank burglars.

Launched in 1965, it would the very first of 10 Disney movies Jones would make, the majority of them in the supernatural vein.

“I see something in them that is pure form. Simply home entertainment. No preaching,” he told the L.a Times. “We’re constantly looking for social significance however possibly people similar to to be entertained.”

“The Love Bug” (1969) was the most effective of the category, with Jones playing a struggling race-driver who obtains a Volkswagen that wins races for him. The Bug, called Herbie, has actually concealed human characteristics, and when it feels unappreciated it vanishes. Jones needs to save Herbie from the hands of his nefarious competitor and release the automobile an apology prior to it wins the big race for him.

After “The Love Bug,” Jones went back to the phase, winning the lead function of Robert in “Company,” Stephen Sondheim’s now-classic musical about marital angst, Manhattan-style. He withdrew from the 1970 production after a brief time, pointing out family issues, but he is heard on the Grammy-winning Broadway cast cd.

He had actually started his career as a vocalist before going on to appear in a string of mostly forgettable films throughout the 1950s. A significant exception was 1957’s “Jailhouse Rock,” among Elvis Presley’s best-remembered vehicles, where Jones had a bit part as a video jockey.

In 1960, Jones made his Broadway debut with Jane Fonda in “There Was a Little Woman,” playing Fonda’s partner in a temporary drama about the rape of a young woman.

He had much better luck on Broadway later in 1960, when he appeared in the hit comedy “Under the Yum Yum Tree.” Sparring with Gig Young, who played a comically wolfish character, Jones had “the best blend of sturdiness and lightness,” The New york city Times composed.

He went back to Hollywood making the movie version of “Under the Yum Yum Tree” and to star in tv’s “Ensign O’Toole” from 1962 to 1964. He likewise reteamed with Fonda for the movie variation of a racy stage comedy, “Any Wednesday.”

It was in Disney’s gentle family funnies, nevertheless, that Jones really struck his stride. Walt Disney himself passed away in 1966, however the studio and its design of film survived.

In “Monkeys, Go House,” Jones attempted to teach four monkeys to pick grapes at a French vineyard he acquired. In “Million Dollar Duck,” he was a scientist with a duck that began laying golden eggs after being splashed with radiation.

He went back to the Disney studio in 1977 for one more film, “Herbie Goes to Monte Carlo.”

Twenty years later, he had smaller sized parts in the remake of “That Darn Cat” and the TV variation of “The Love Bug.”

He worked regularly into his 70s, appearing frequently on TELEVISION and in films. His later credits consisted of “St. John in Exile,”” Beethoven “and”Other individuals’s Cash.”

In 1969, he was host of a TV variety program, “Exactly what’s It All About, World?” But he said providing jokes, stand-up comedy character, was not really his strength. “My bag is acting or entering an amusing scenario and then sharing my amusement,” he told the Times. “I can sense a scenario or a character better than I can sense a line.”

Dean Carroll Jones left his home town of Decatur, Alabama, at 15, supporting himself by selecting cotton and cutting lumber till he landed a job as a vocalist in a New Orleans club. When the club closed, he went back to Decatur to complete high school.

After studying voice at Asbury University in Kentucky, he invested four years in the Navy. Soon after his release, he was signed by MGM, and it stood for a time that he was being groomed as a possible successor to James Dean.

Jones married Mae Entwisle, a onetime Miss San Diego, in 1954, and the couple had two daughters, Carol and Deanna. He and his second spouse, Lory, had a child, Michael.

Throughout his profession, he ‘d appear in 46 movies and five Broadway shows. In 1995, Jones was honored by his longtime employers with an area in the Disney Legends Hall of Popularity.

Besides Lory, his spouse of 42 years, and his youngsters, Jones is endured by eight grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren.