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Officials alert Nevada residents about flood-damaged vehicles

Monday, Nov. 27, 2017|11:52 a.m.

CARSON CITY– Insurance coverage authorities in Nevada are warning prospective used-car purchasers to be on the lookout for flood-damaged lorries.

The state’s Department of Insurance coverage says lorries that were harmed throughout extensive flooding in Texas and Florida previously this year might be making their method into Nevada.

Insurance Coverage Commissioner Barbara Richardson says customers ought to be “very cautious.” She states flood-damaged vehicles are susceptible to failure and purchasers might not have the ability to get them guaranteed.

The Department of Insurance coverage is advising consumers to utilize sites to check the history and condition of the lorry they are interested in purchasing.

Authorities in Texas in September said as many as a million cars flooded throughout Typhoon Harvey.

Flood-damaged lorries typically have evidence of water and grit inside and in the engine compartment.

Once only a reward for residents, haunted attractions entice visitors to the city

[not able to obtain full-text material] Longtime regional homeowner and Freakling Bros. owner and creator Duke Mollner has witnessed the progressing Halloween landscape in Las Vegas since 1976, when he and his household operated a popular haunt in the entryway of their home, drawing in hundreds of visitors each holiday.

Caesars Home entertainment to begin charging residents for parking

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Steve Marcus A parking payment device is revealed by the garage elevators in Caesars Palace Thursday, March 30, 2017.

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Las Vegas residents, along with all Nevadans, will now need to spend for parking at Caesars Entertainment properties on the Strip, the business announced in a news release late Friday night.

Beginning Thursday, the release specified, Nevada residents will start paying to park at Caesars Palace, Paris Las Vegas, Bally’s Las Vegas, the Cromwell, Flamingo Las Vegas, the Linq resort and Harrah’s Las Vegas.

Parking will still be complimentary at the Rio property and at all locations for members of Caesars Entertainment’s loyalty program if they are Platinum level or above.

MGM Resorts International was the very first to break the enduring Strip custom of totally free parking in 2015. By the time 2016 ended and the brand-new year started, other gambling establishment companies with resorts on the Strip, including Caesars, followed suit. By mid-year, the Cosmopolitan, and Wynn and Encore began charging for valet and self-parking.

Unlike those other companies, nevertheless, Caesars gave residents a break when it came to self-parking, until now.

In the release, Caesars executives blamed the change on those who park in their garages while not frequenting Caesars residential or commercial properties.

“We have noticed an uptick in individuals pertaining to our homes just to park,” said Richard Broome, executive vice president of public affairs and communications. “This has actually limited the availability of self-parking for our real clients– specifically throughout shows and sporting events taking place somewhere else on the Las Vegas Strip.”

The costs for parking at Caesars Entertainment properties are:

Caesars Palace, valet

1 to 4 hours: $15

4 to 24 Hr: $20

Oversized cars: $25 each day

Caesars Palace, self-park

1 to 4 hours: $10

4 to 24 hours: $12

Paris Las Vegas, Bally’s Las Vegas, the Cromwell, Flamingo Las Vegas, the Linq resort and Harrah’s Las Vegas, self-park

As much as 60 minutes: Free

1 to 4 hours: $7.00

4 to 24 Hr: $10.00

Over 24 Hr: $10 for each additional day or portion thereof

The Linq Backlot: An extra $20 cost for extra-large automobiles

Paris Las Vegas, Bally’s Las Vegas, the Cromwell, Flamingo Las Vegas, the Linq resort and Harrah’s Las Vegas, valet

As much as 4 hours: $13.00

4 to 24 Hr: $18.00

Over 24 Hr: $18 for each extra day or fraction thereof

Border Breakfast and other reasons residents love Mandalay Bay

Border Brunch has actually been something of a Vegas food lover phenomenon. Developed in 2011 at the Mandalay Bay location of Border Grill– the stalwart Mexican dining establishment from celeb chef duo Mary Sue Milliken and Susan Feniger– the weekend breakfast provides unlimited small plates (now priced at $38.99) plus bottomless mimosas or Bloody Marys, a scrumptious cavalcade in a vibrant, casual environment. It’s fancier than a buffet but still excessive indulgent, and it rapidly turned into one of Las Vegas’ preferred brunch options.

Mike Minor runs Border Grill at Mandalay Bay.

The Border Breakfast format was so popular and effective, Milliken and Feniger expanded it to Border Grill’s original downtown Los Angeles place, in addition to the Forum Shops at Caesars Palace place when it opened 3 years earlier.

The breakfast menu was created by chef Mike Minor, who ran the Mandalay Bay restaurant as executive chef for a years before starting out on his own with his Truck U Barbeque food truck. After opening this year’s Latin dining establishment Chica at Venetian, Minor is back in the kitchen area at Border Grill, feeling at home in the dining establishment where regulars from Vegas and everywhere else understand him finest.

“I’m just pleased to be back,” he said on Saturday, dishing up mouthwatering specializeds like cinnamon roll pancakes, barbecue brisket tortas and Peruvian shrimp and grits. It’s just been a couple of weeks, however he’s currently fired up about continuing the advancement of food at Border Grill. “I’m just focused on making certain [everyone] understands this is the very best Mexican food in the city.”

Peruvian shrimp and grits at Border Brunch.

It’s no easy task for Strip dining establishments to establish a relationship with Las Vegas residents, but Minor has been able to cultivate that with Border Brunch. Similarly, Mandalay Bay has actually had the ability to draw a constant local audience through the years thanks to its size and series of amenities and destinations.

Opened in 1999 as part of a significant Strip resort boom (right after Bellagio and right prior to Venetian and Paris), Mandalay Bay has remained in the worldwide media spotlight for all the wrong factors considering that the Route 91 Harvest music festival shooting on October 1. The southern-most hotel-casino on the Strip is likewise among the most recognizable resorts in Las Vegas. In the last few years it’s ended up being most readily recognized by its remarkable convention space growth– now the 2nd biggest in Las Vegas and fifth largest in the country– and the four-year-old Cirque du Soleil production Michael Jackson One. However there are at least five other things that keep Mandalay Bay near the top of the list of residents’ preferred spots on the Strip:

The beach. When the initial Wet ‘n Wild waterpark on the north Strip closed in the early aughts, Mandalay Bay’s swimming pool complex was right there to pick up the slack. With waterslides, a lazy river, a wave pool and a sandy beach, it’s no surprise Mandalay Bay quickly ended up being a staycation fave for regional families. Concerts and special events have assisted it keep significance over the last few years.

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Mandalay Bay Beach The food. Border Grill isn’t really the only Mandalay Bay restaurant that has actually reached Vegas organization status– there’s likewise Rick Moonen’s RM Seafood, Hubert Keller’s Fleur, Charlie Palmer’s Aureole, Akira Back’s Kumi, Wolfgang Puck’s Lupo and Michael Mina’s Stripsteak. Mandalay is much better than a lot of with more casual cuisine, too, thanks to Burger Bar, Rí Rá Irish Club, Slice of Vegas and the new Libertine Social.

The sharks. Shark Reef Fish tank remains among the must-see family tourist attractions in Las Vegas, and with admission prices of $22 for regional grownups and $17 for kids ages 4-12, it’s considered a Strip offer. It’s likewise a regular field-trip destination for Clark County School District trainees.

The music. Your home of Blues remains the vital Las Vegas concert hall, and despite the arrival of T-Mobile Arena just up the block, the Mandalay Bay Occasions Center continues to book big shows. Janet Jackson’s tour stops there this weekend and Arcade Fire plays the 12,000-seat venue on October 22.

The location. Because it has everything, Mandalay Bay is Strip head office for locals in the growing south and southwest parts of the Valley, and it will just end up being more convenient as the Las Vegas Monorail is preparing to expand its reach to the resort. It’ll likewise be the significant resort closest to the football stadium when the Raiders move to Las Vegas.

Tehran looks for release of apprehended Iranian residents in US

Saturday, July 22, 2017|9:02 p.m.

TEHRAN, Iran– Iran has actually required that the United States launch all apprehended Iranian people, the semi-official Tasnim news company reported on Saturday.

The report quotes Iran’s deputy foreign minister Abbas Araghchi as stating he raised the issue Friday during a meeting with an American delegation in Vienna, on the sidelines of a meeting on 2015 nuclear offer.

“We raised the concern of the release of Iranians who are detained under the meaningless allegation of bypassing sanctions,” on Iran, Araghchi was quoted as saying. He did not elaborate.

Earlier on Friday the White Home threatened “brand-new and severe repercussions” for Iran unless it launches all U.S. residents who are detained there.

The White Home says President Donald Trump is prepared to act in an attempt to end Iran’s practice of utilizing detentions and hostage taking as state policy, but it offers no specifics about possible consequences.

Washington is prompting the return of former FBI representative Robert Levinson, who vanished in Iran in 2007 and Princeton graduate student Xiyue Wang, who was arrested last year.

Xiyue’s confinement became public this week after Iran’s judiciary revealed his 10-year sentence.

In the future Saturday the representative for Iran’s foreign ministry, Bahram Ghasemi, turned down the United States need calling it “intervention” in Iranian internal affairs, the main IRNA news company reported.

Ghasemi stated Iran’s judiciary and judges are “independent” and such statements would not discourage the judiciary from punishing “violators of Iranian law and national security.”

Nevertheless he included that Levinson left Iran after visiting Iran and Tehran has no details about him.

Ghasemi likewise restated the need for the “fast” release of Iranian detainees in the U.S., and stated one of the wanted Iranian by the U.S. has already passed away abroad. He did not elaborate.

Also apprehended by Iran are Iranian-American business person Siamak Namazi and his 81-year-old daddy, Baquer Namazi. They were taken during the Obama administration and are also serving 10-year sentences.

12 locations residents go to consume on the Strip– PHOTOS

We can sit right here all the time joking about the measures Las Vegas locals will certainly go through to prevent the primary reason the majority of people visit Las Vegas, however sometimes — every now and then — a local will venture to the Las Vegas Strip, most likely to consume.

With that in mind, we asked our Facebook fans if they were going to dining at the Strip (while, yes, there are numerous other quality dining establishments in the valley), where they would go.

A couple of posters recommended having a look at coupon services prior to heading out, a couple of more discussed first-class dining establishments, lots of joked about going to the Strip at all, however overall, more than a couple of lots dining establishments were called, which needs to be evident of a local presence on the Strip.

Take a look at 12 of the regional recommendations below:

Nye County residents split over Yucca'' s possible impacts

AMARGOSA VALLEY– Nye County residents and authorities are still divided on possible security and environmental impacts of the proposed Yucca Mountain hazardous waste repository, five years after the job was deserted.

A number of dozen residents and authorities who went to a public meeting Thursday night provided mixed views on a recent report by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission staff that concluded a nuclear repository 100 miles northwest of Las Vegas would yield “only a minimal increase” in health danger from radioactive particles that might leakage into groundwater.

Any pollution leaking into the groundwater below the repository would eventually take a trip through Amargosa Valley and into Death Valley.

While the job might enhance the fortunes of cash-strapped Nye County, which has actually been associated with the Yucca license application procedure because the website was accepted by Congress in 2002, some residents expressed hesitation about its security.

Amy Noel, general supervisor of Tecopa Hot Springs Resort, stated the potential contamination from the repository would influence regional eco-tourism, which has been booming for the previous few years.

“It seems like a really bad idea. I understand this has to do with this groundwater research, however to be transferring nuclear waste across the country to among the only locations that does not produce (it), it is bothersome,” Noel stated.

Others were less important of the idea. Bruce Crater, an Amargosa Valley citizen, said he was hoping the project was going to go through.

“I would much rather have that material right here at Yucca Mountain, 11 miles from where I live, a 1,000 feet underground safe and secure, because it’s on a site where nobody is going to go in there and trouble with the product that exists. They cannot shoot it, they cannot do anything that they do on these other sites,” Crater said.

The licensing process for the task was stopped when the Obama administration trimmed federal financing for the site in 2010. Nevertheless, a 2013 ruling of the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia forced the regulatory commission to proceed with license hearings.

An NRC panel conducted Thursday’s conference and another one in Las Vegas on Tuesday.

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Residents of New England town hesitantly reckon with Cosby

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In this Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2015, water falls along the Deerfield River in Shelburne, Mass. Town residents said artist Costs Cosby, his wife and a minimum of among their daughters have actually been spending much of their summertime in the secluded nation estate they’ve owned in the southern edge of town since the 1970s.

Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2015|10:54 p.m.

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In this Nov. 6, 2014, file picture, artist Bill Cosby gestures throughout an interview at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African Art in Washington.

SHELBURNE FALLS, Mass.– Deep in the rolling farmland of western Massachusetts, Expense Cosby’s substance has for decades supplied peaceful refuge for the comedian and his family.

The generally subtle Cosbys have been known to spend vacations and significant parts of their summers in town, positioned more than 100 miles from Boston and a popular traveler stop for its locally made arts and crafts and picturesque landmarks. And most people in this typically reserved New England community are content to leave them alone.

But as accusations about years of sexual misconduct remain to reverberate around Cosby, it has ended up being progressively hard for residents to ignore their most popular homeowner, even if they try.

In downtown Shelburne Falls, a town center about 15 minutes from the Cosby compound, some shop owners state they’re tired of responding to concerns about the 78-year-old comedian, who they state never ever frequented their stores anyhow.

“It’s sad when your town’s No. 1 celebrity-type person ends up going down into a circumstance like this,” says Michael Eller, co-owner of the Sawyer News shop, one current weekday afternoon. “But there’s absolutely nothing we can do about it. He lives over there doing whatever he does. He doesn’t truly communicate with the town.”

More than 2 dozen ladies have actually accused Cosby of sexually assaulting them, occasionally after they had actually been drugged. 2 lawsuits are pending: a vilification suit in Massachusetts and a civil sexual-assault case in California. Cosby, who has actually never been charged with a criminal offense, has steadfastly maintained his innocence.

Although lots of Shelburne Falls residents are still reluctant to pass judgment, they nonetheless discover themselves pulled into the debate about Cosby as a growing chorus of women raises more accusations against him.

“I believe a lot of individuals had sympathy for him early on, but it’s just a tidal wave today,” states Sidney Anderson, whose household has actually had The Baker Pharmacy and its old fashioned soda fountain, for three generations. “There undoubtedly needs to be something there.”

Others state they sympathize with Cosby’s family, noting they have actually contributed lots of favorable things to the community since relocating to the location in the 1970s, from buying acres of rural land for conservation to speaking out versus a questionable natural gas pipeline job through the area.

“I see it as a private matter,” says Town Clerk and Selectman Joseph Judd, who has personally understood the Cosby household for years. “I can’t imagine a finer family, the method they have actually raised their youngsters, the way they’ve lived. There’s actually nothing unfavorable to state.”

Most say they would not act any in a different way if they came across Cosby.

“I ‘d probably still state hi,” says Justin Nichols, the master roaster at Shelburne Falls Coffee Roasters, a cafe outside downtown that Cosby prefers and even donated an espresso device to as soon as. “Not that I feel bad for him. I’m just a good man. I would not want to make anything uncomfortable.”

Previously this month, a half dozen automobiles were parked outside the Cosby substance and laughter and light small talk originated from the home, which includes a historical 15-room farmhouse and a modern-day however rustic-style guest house on 21 acres assessed at roughly $2.7 million. But low-slung gates all around the estate bore a stern caution: “If You Are Not Invited, DO NOT Travel through These Gates.”

A neighbor rumbling past in an old rusty tractor says he doesn’t pay much observe to the comings and goings of the household, which declined requests for remark through a long time spokesman.

“I have no idea when they’re there,” he said, asking not to be identified. “They don’t phone call to say they remain in town. And he’s never invited me in.”

Residents can keep one’s cool at these hotel swimming pools

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The Tank swimming pool at the Golden Nugget in downtown Las Vegas.

Sunday, June 14, 2015|2 a.m.

It’s getting hot. But Las Vegas locals don’t have to go far to cool down.

Instead of paying big dollars for admission to a theme park or day club, or road-tripping to a California beach, you can maximize your summer getaway here.

Whether you’re looking for a spot to take the children or a cool location to unwind with pals, there are lots of hotel pools locals can see for a day-to-day cost or absolutely free with a legitimate Nevada motorist’s license.

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the north side swimming pools are any ages. –

Ever questioned what it would resemble to browse the Strip? Attempt your water-boarding skills on the Flowrider Wave-in-a-Box, a user friendly waveform machine

. It costs $20 for 30 minutes. The tourist attraction is open 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Mandalay Bay Beach Mandalay Bay Beach Cover charge: Need to lease a cabana or chair; Monday through Thursday just 8 a.m.– 7 p.m. – The swimming pool topic features a wave swimming pool, lazy riverClick to enlarge photo

and sandy beach. –

Cabana leasings run$325 to

$475. Courtesy Sunset Station Cover charge:$ 10 Monday-Thursday: 10 a.m.– 7 p.m. Friday-Sunday: 9 a.m.– 8 p.m. – Cabana leasings cost as low as $50 on weekdays and $100 on weekends. – Any ages are welcome, however kids need to be

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an adult. Courtesy Luxor Cover charge: $15

for locals;$20 for nonhotel guests without

a Nevada driver’s license. Youngsters under 5 are free. 9 a.m.-7 p.m. – Cabana rentals include complimentary entry for approximately six people. Justin M. Bowen The view of the swimming pool from the loft suite at HOTEL32 located on the top floor of

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Carlo

. Monte Carlo Cover charge: $10 8 a.m.– 7 p.m. – The pool complex includes a lazy river, wave pool, shallows swimming pool and jacuzzi.

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Vegas Delano Las Vegas Cover charge: Must lease a cabana or chair; Monday through Thursday just 8 a.m.-7 p.m. – Cabana rentals for six to 10 people begin at$125; chair rentals beginClick to enlarge photo

swimming pool: 9 a.m.

— 7 p.m. Slide swimming pool: 10 a.m.– 6 p.m.

Main pool: 12 p.m.– 7 p.m.(Saturdays just)* The pool side package includes two cushioned
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through the shark tank

at the pool

at the Golden Nugget in downtown Las Vegas Wednesday, July 13, 2011. Golden Nugget Cover charge: $25 Kids 2 and under are free

. Sunday-Thursday: 9 a.m.-7 p.m.

Friday-Saturday: 9 a.m.-9 p.m.

– The Golden Nugget pool features

a slide that travels through the resort’s 200,000-gallon fish tank, which houses sharks, fish and other types

. The Shark Chute is open 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. and is free with swimming pool admission. – Visitors

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with an aquatic biologist. Trips start 3:30

p.m. Thursday through Saturday and cost $30

. Claire Hart Vision Swimming pool Club at the M Resort The M Pool

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:$10 Saturdays, Sundays and holidays:$20

. Kids under 10 are totally free with a paying adult. 9 a.m.-dusk Bally’s Blu Swimming pool Bally’s Blu Swimming pool Cover charge: $10 8 a.m.-8 p.m. Kid are complimentary.

– At 12 feet deep, Bally’s pool is one
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of the last deep pools in Las Vegas. Caesars Palace Garden of the Gods Pool Sanctuary Cover charge:$20 Main swimming pool: 8 a.m.– 7 p.m. Venus pool: 11 a.m.– 6 p.m. – 21 and older The LINQ Hotel Cover charge:

Free; simply call

702-503-8320 ahead

of time to get a spot on the visitor list. 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

– 21 and older – On the 2nd floor of

Tower 3 Rio VooDoo Beach Cover charge Monday-Thursday:$ 10 for adults,$5 for kids Friday-Sunday: $20 for grownups,$10 for youngsters Youngsters under 4 are always totally free. 9 a.m.– 6 p.m. Note: Costs are subject to change throughout special events and vacations.