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Las Vegas gets a marijuana drive-thru, touted as first of its kind in the country

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L.E. Baskow Sen. Tick Segerblom, joined by the Las Vegas Paiute People’s Benny Tso, makes the ritualistic first purchase at the Nuwu Cannabis Market on Saturday, Oct. 14, 2017. The mega dispensary has included a drive-thru.

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Store representatives stated they want to serve consumers in less than a minute after the customer’s order is put. Ethan Lucas, Nuwu’s product manager, said drive-thru supervisors have actually been worked with away from fast-food chains to deal with predicted vehicle traffic and take orders while drive-thru clients are in line.

The new window is created after a comparable design utilized at the people’s popular smoke store, situated about 100 feet far from the nearly 16,000-square-foot mega dispensary, which opened last month. Tso approximated that nearly 300 lorries travel through the smoke store drive-thru on a provided day.

“We simply wanted to be able to have fun with the huge pet dogs up here,” Tso said, referring to the expanding marijuana market in Las Vegas.

Kevin Clock, president of Cascade Strategic Investments who partners with Nuwu, stated the new drive-thru is the first quick food-style drive-thru for recreational marijuana in the nation.

A car wash-style drive-thru with opening and closing garage-style doors for Tumbleweed Dispensary in Parachute, Colo., opened on April 20. All Greens Dispensary in Sun City, Ariz., opened a quick food-style drive-thru for their medical marijuana-only facility on Oct. 27.

Best Bets: Adam Sandler, Cher, Peter Cetera and more for your Las Vegas weekend

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Courtesy Adam Sandler plays the first of 3 scheduled shows at the Chelsea on November 10.

Friday, Nov. 10, 2017|2 a.m.

Take a look at the Park on the Strip and you’ll see the Golden Knights and Cher are back in the area this weekend, but so are some familiar entertainers who don’t go to Las Vegas as frequently. Take your pick and delight in from these entertainment offerings.

VEGAS GOLDEN KNIGHTS VS. WINNIPEG JETS After a winning start and rough first road trip, the Golden Knights are back at T-Mobile Arena Friday night hosting Winnipeg and hosting Military Appreciation/Remembrance Day. Current and previous military members will be honored throughout the night, fans will receive a military coin and program poster, the group will wear specialty camouflage jerseys throughout warmups and raffle profits will benefit Metro Authorities and military support initiatives. November 10, information at

vegasgoldenknights.com. ADAM SANDLER If this major film star and precious silly standup comedian was doing just one unusual program in Las Vegas, it would be a big deal. But this is the start of Sandler’s funny residency at the Chelsea at the Cosmopolitan, with future reveals booked for November 17 and January 27 with a good chance of more to come in 2018. There’s an even much better chance he’ll play “The Thanksgiving Song” and “The Hannukah Song” to get you in the vacation mood. November 10, information at < a href=" https://www.cosmopolitanlasvegas.com/the-chelsea/adam-sandler/" target=

” _ blank “> cosmopolitanlasvegas.com. CLASSIC CHER Of the most recent wave of resident headliner productions on the Strip, it’s the show with the most recognized star that packs in the most production. As she runs through many hits from different ages, Cher dances with gladiators, duets with Sonny, rides an elephant and more. When she’s off-stage for an outfit modification, aerialists overlook Park Theater and massive video screens keep the crowd cheering and dancing. November 10-11, information at < a href="

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” > montecarlo.com. Associated content PETER CETERA Mentioning Cher’s show: What are the odds that Grammy-winning vocalist and songwriter Peter Cetera– known simply as much for his solo strikes as for his career with Chicago– pops into Park Theater Saturday night to duet on their 1988 hit “After All” before his show at the Tropicana Theater? It’s simply down the street, after all. November 11, information at < a href="

http://www.troplv.com/entertainment/events-schedule/peter-cetera” target=” _ blank” > troplv.com. CHRISTOPHER CROSS Did you know? Christopher Cross, who in 1981 won three Grammys for “Cruising” and an Oscar for Best Original Song from a motion picture for “Arthur’s Style,” is initially from San Antonio, Texas. Looks like his adult contemporary pop– or “yacht rock,” as it’s understood on the Sirius XM Radio channel that plays those 2 songs constantly– would have originated from anywhere else. Catch Cross at the Silverton’s Veil Pavilion Saturday. November 11, info at silvertoncasino.com.

5 standout Vegas casino coffee bar

1. CAFÉ BELLAGIO Gambling establishments have actually fancified this type of restaurant over the years, however Bellagio did it initially (and finest) with this refined offering simply off the conservatory and gardens. Check out the Maryland crab cake Benny. Bellagio, 702-693-7356.

2. GRAND COFFEE SHOP There’s a reason there are so many variations of Station Casinos’ signature coffee shop sprinkled around the Valley– the food is reliably delicious, and the service is even better. Multiple areas.

3. THE HENRY Cosmo’s least-talked-about restaurant is among the very best classic gambling establishment diner updates, with swank environments and strong grub served all the time. Get the brioche French toast. The Cosmopolitan, 702-698-7980.

4. COPPER WHISK CAFÉ Hawaiian oxtail soup, open-faced hot turkey sandwiches and magnificently enormous cinnamon rolls are among the favorites at this recently renovated and revitalized gem. Orleans, 702-365-7111.

5. DU-PAR’S The Golden Gate area is gone, however the famous buttermilk hotcakes, yellow split pea soup and best patty melt live on in classic restaurant environments way out west. Suncoast, 702-636-7111.

Vegas Animal Shelter to offer totally free adoptions

Street view of the Animal Foundation in an undated imaged. (Google Maps)Street view of the Animal Structure in an undated imaged. (Google Maps) Street view of the Animal Structure in an undated imaged.( Google Maps). A dog is revealed at The Animal Structure in an undated image. (File/FOX5). LAS VEGAS (FOX5 )-. The Animal Structure in Las Vegas reveals prepare for a no-cost adoption occasion during shelter gratitude week. From Nov. 8 through Nov. 12 dogs and cats can be adopted without a devoid of the foundation.

The nonprofit company stated it is honoring National Animal Shelter Gratitude Week during this time.

Interested dog and feline owners are motivated to drop in the Animal Foundation’s adoption centers found on Wardelle Street, near Harris Opportunity and Bonanza Road.

This adoption promo belongs to the foundation’s 2020 objective. As it says they strive to save all healthy and treatable animals in their care by the end of 2020.

The gratitude event is for canines and felines who are over 6-months-old and will include spay and neuter surgery, a microchip and current vaccines. A city, government cost of $10 will request residents of the City of Las Vegas and the City of North Las Vegas, according to the Animal Foundation. Click here to learn more on this occasion as the structure provides sanctuary for countless homeless animals throughout the Las Vegas Valley.

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Whoopi Goldberg is everything about Christmas sweatshirts and love for Las Vegas

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Courtesy Image Whoopi Goldberg takes the phase at TI on November 10.

Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2017|2 a.m.

Whoopi Goldberg has actually been carrying out in Las Vegas for many years– since 1987, she approximates– most just recently for an annual birthday gig at Treasure Island, where she’s back onstage on Friday, Nov. 10. But this year’s visit suggests much more for the starlet and comedian, co-host of “The View” and one of the rare entertainers to win an Emmy, Grammy, Oscar and Tony Award.

“I have actually constantly enjoyed Las Vegas and I have actually been fortunate to have a home at Treasure Island and I love doing it. I constantly like to bring my household and come have fun,” she says. “However this year is going to be various. It’s simply me coming, and I actually just feel like I have to be in Vegas to commemorate Vegas. The world has been a little crazy and I want to come and have some fun and support all the things that go on in Las Vegas. I just want to come home.”

Here’s the rest of my chat with Whoopi:

You’ve partnered with Zappos, which is also all about Las Vegas, to develop a new line of ugly holiday sweaters, and they are quite great. Yes! I began doing the sweatshirts in 2015 with Lord & & Taylor, and they were actually great and they sold out however they were a little snugger than I would have liked. And Zappos reached out, and I like Zappos since I have actually been shopping with them permanently. But I needed to ask, are you sure? Since these sweaters are a little profane. However they were like, bring it on. If you can get a vacation sweatshirt at a fantastic price point and it’s comfy and you can lounge in it, it type of kisses you when you’re in it.

Are you a huge Christmas person? I am, a big holiday person. Whatever you’re celebrating, I enjoy it. I think kids really need more time to be kids and the vacations are one of the only times kids are really allowed to be children, when we can offer presents and be kind of excessive. And if we’re lucky, we’re with the people we like. And if you don’t have folks to be with and you feel unfortunate throughout the vacations, the sweatshirts are something that are suggested to make you smile. The vacations can be hard, but if a sweater can make you ha-ha, then we can scoop you up and take you with us.

You are among individuals in the entertainment world that we always look to for commentary on present events and social issues, and you have actually spoken a bit on what’s going on with the exposure of sexual harassment and abuse in Hollywood. Do you think what’s occurring now will lead to genuine change in the industry? I believe it is causing change, in all industries. The bottom line is if ladies stick together in the workplace, they can control the narrative. It’s not a hush-hush thing. And it’s not just taking place in our industry, however anywhere where individuals have power over [others] People aren’t going to take it anymore and they do not need to, and I’m glad to see it. People are taking themselves and each other to job. No more silence.

On the other side of that discussion, is it difficult for you to choose as a comic when the time is best to joke about things like that? I think it varies from comic to comic. We see some individuals making efforts to do that and others saying, “No, you can’t do it yet.” However ultimately we’re going to have to joke about it or our heads are going to explode.

Do you plan on operating in material about politics and Trump, or do you attempt to avoid that things because it’s such a big part of your job on “The View?” I aim to invest as little time onstage discussing him as I can, since I do it every day. For me, it’s anything else. Oh my god, it’s the last thing I want to do. And I understand individuals anticipate it, however I aim to describe that I have tiredness. I’m aging and I simply wish to discuss the fact that there are things that keep growing on my body. Yeah, yeah, I understand there’s all that other stuff happening, but what the hell simply fell out of me? That’s the silly place I’m at when I’m onstage now.

Whoopi Goldberg carries out in the Treasure Island Theater on Nov. 10 at 9 p.m. Find more information at treasureisland.com.

The Killers, Picture Dragons, Penn & & Teller will team for Vegas Strong Benefit concert

Some of Las Vegas’ best-known entertainers will collaborate for a December 1 performance at T-Mobile Arena to benefit victims of the October 1 Route 91 Harvest celebration mass shooting.

The Killers, Think Of Dragons, Penn & & Teller, Cirque Du Soleil, David Copperfield and Boyz II Men will all take part in the Vegas Strong Benefit Show, in addition to others yet to be announced, today’s news release suggested.

Tickets, ranging in price from $75 to $125, will go on sale 10 a.m. Wednesday, November 8 through AXS.com and by phone at 888-929-7849 and 10 a.m. Thursday, November 9 in-person at MGM Resorts ticket office and concierge desks. Profits will go to the Las Vegas Victims’ Fund.

Constable: Las Vegas shooter had actually lost loan, been depressed

By MICHAEL BALSAMO
Associated Press

The guy who eliminated 58 individuals at a c and w festival in Las Vegas last month had been depressed after losing a significant quantity of money in the previous 2 years and that might have been a “determining aspect” in the worst mass shooting in contemporary U.S. history, the city’s constable said.

Shooter Stephen Paddock, a 64-year-old high-stakes bettor and investor, had actually lost a “significant amount of wealth” given that September 2015, which led to “bouts of anxiety,” Clark County Sheriff Joe Lombardo said in an interview this week with Las Vegas news station KLAS-TV.

“This individual was status-driven, based on how he preferred to be acknowledged in the gambling establishment environment and how he liked to be recognized by his loved ones,” Lombardo said. “So, undoubtedly, that was starting to decline in the short time period, and that may have had a determining effect on why he did what he did.”

Private investigators still have actually not identified exactly what led Paddock to let loose a barrage of shooting at concertgoers from his high-rise suite at the Mandalay Bay hotel and gambling establishment on Oct. 1.

Paddock eliminated himself after the massacre that likewise injured more than 500 individuals. Las Vegas police and the FBI have actually analyzed his politics, any possible radicalization and his social behavior but showed up little.

Private investigators have discovered that Paddock prepared his attack diligently and was “purposeful in hiding his actions,” the constable said.

The shooter requested an upper-floor room overlooking the Route 91 Harvest Festival; stockpiled 23 guns, a lots of them modified to fire continually like an automated weapon; and set up cams inside and outside his space to watch for approaching officers.

One of the laptop computers discovered in Paddock’s hotel suite was missing a disk drive, and searches of his internet history showed up absolutely nothing uncommon.

Private investigators found no proof that Paddock had assistance performing the attack however are continuing to question his girlfriend, who was checking out member of the family in the Philippines throughout the massacre.

Marilou Danley is still thought about a “person of interest” in the examination and was being questioned once again this week, Lombardo said. The FBI formerly questioned her about Paddock’s gun purchases and what she may have observed about his habits.

Danley has actually repeatedly rejected understanding anything about the attack and said Paddock never ever stated or did anything that would have led her to think he was going to perform a massacre.

However the constable said he had doubts about her story, calling it “hard to think.”

“You would believe Ms. Danley would have some info related to that,” Lombardo stated. “Currently, we have not been able to pull it from her, if she has it in her.”

The constable likewise explained Paddock’s more youthful bro, Eric, as “manic” in interviews with news reporters outside his Florida house following the shooting but didn’t elaborate. Eric Paddock has actually called his bro a multimillionaire.

“You can see there’s something related to the family,” Lombardo stated without elaborating.

A 2nd brother, Bruce Paddock, was detained in Los Angeles on Oct. 25 on suspicion of having kid pornography.

In the extensive, two-part interview, the sheriff said he believed Stephen Paddock had the ability to bring the weapons into the hotel undetected by bringing them in different bags over a number of days. He said Paddock was understood among gambling establishment staff and absolutely nothing appeared unusual.

Fire authorities launched 3 hours of radio dispatches Friday that shed more light on the disorderly scene that first responders faced as they arrived and then worked to triage, treat and transport victims.

In simply 2 1/2 minutes, a mass-casualty occurrence unit was asked for as firefighters scrambled to determine where the gunfire was coming from and help victims. A firefighter described hearing “full-auto fire,” a reference to the quick gunfire originating from the hotel, as dozens of shooting victims were being reported.

It comes as numerous news organizations, consisting of The Associated Press, have taken legal action against to look for 911 calls, cops video camera video and search warrants related to the shooting.

Spokeswomen for the Las Vegas Metropolitan Authorities Department and the FBI declined to comment on Friday.

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Associated Press authors Ken Ritter and Regina Garcia Cano in Las Vegas added to this report.

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Psychologist who endured Las Vegas shooting offers group counseling for concertgoers

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Steve Marcus The Welcome to Las Vegas sign is surrounded by flowers and products, left after the Oct. 1 mass shooting, Monday, Oct. 9, 2017.

Sunday, Nov. 5, 2017|2 a.m.

Shiva Ghaed was among the thousands paying attention to music at the Path 91 Harvest celebration in Las Vegas when a shooter opened fire on the crowd from a close-by hotel suite, killing 58 and injuring more than 500.

She remembers hearing gunshots she at first believed were fireworks and crouching near the side of the phase. Later on, when there was a break in the shooting, she ran with others throughout an open field.

She does not remember the bodies she knows she maneuvered around. She does remember thinking she was going to die.

After the Oct. 1 shooting, Ghaed, 46, flew the home of San Diego where she works as a scientific psychologist. She focuses on injury and anxiety disorders and has counseled active-duty military and veterans.

She understood there were most likely numerous San Diegans who went through the terrible event and she fretted many of them might develop post-traumatic stress disorder, chronic depression or chronic stress and anxiety if they didn’t get aid.

So she decided to lead group counseling sessions as a method to return to her neighborhood.

Starting a week after the occurrence, she started meeting with survivors and family members of those who went to the show.

The group satisfies at 6:30 p.m. Mondays at In Cahoots, a nation dining establishment and bar in Objective Valley. The sessions are open to anybody who needs help coping with the aftermath of the fatal shooting.

Because the first session, 40 to 50 people have actually appeared each week, with about 200 cycling through up until now, Ghaed stated. More than 100 people have also joined a closed Facebook group on the subject.

“I’m trying to get the word out as much as possible,” she said. “Every week I’m speaking with friends of good friends and individuals who have actually run into people who didn’t know about it.”

A few of those who have gone to the sessions were individuals injured in the shooting or hurt while getting away. Some weren’t at the show, but had kids or spouses who participated in the show.

Ghaed is intending to get the word out to anybody who might require assistance– and prepares to run the conferences until there isn’t really a requirement for them. Eventually, when individuals don’t need support, she anticipates it will become a social group.

“I have actually got a task here. My mission is to inform as lots of people as possible to prevent the advancement of PTSD,” Ghaed said. “Mental disorder is so stigmatized still. I’m sort of like in this crusade against the stigma.”

Ghaed said she wants to provide survivors tools to much better cope in the after-effects of the shooting. She advises survivors not to avoid thinking about the massacre but to discuss what took place and to “feel the feelings.”

She stated PTSD develops since of “unhealthy thoughts, unhelpful thoughts and avoidance behaviors,” and it is avoidable.

“I have a strong belief that you start with education,” she said. “People are clever and individuals are resistant. If you provide tools, they seem like they can recuperate.”

Cops look for burglary suspect in northwest Las Vegas

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LAS VEGAS( FOX5)-. An armed burglar is on the loose after stealing products from victims inside an organisation in northwest Las Vegas. Cops said they reacted to a break-in contact the 3000 block of North Rainbow Boulevard, near Cheyenne Avenue, on Nov. 2.

Victims were robbed at gunpoint at that place, according to City, with the burglar fleeing the scene prior to authorities arrival.

Authorities said the suspect was referred to as a man in his early 20s who was last seen wearing a black hoodie with a gold owl on the front, basketball shorts and white shoes.

Officers did not immediately report any injuries in this occurrence however advised anybody with more info to call Crime Stoppers at 702-385-5555.

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Best Bets: Tony Bennett, PBR, the Vegas Cares benefit and more for your Las Vegas weekend

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David Becker/Getty Images Tony Bennett throughout his November 1 program at Encore Theater.

Friday, Nov. 3, 2017|2 a.m.

. Among the most precious singers of all time is back on the Strip this weekend, but so are the Professional Bull Riders World Finals, a crazy comedian and an all-star benefit concert. Take your pick from these programs and more.

TONY BENNETT: The Very Best IS YET TO COME Thinking about the name of his brand-new program at Repetition Theater, and the fact that he opened his first set there Wednesday night with “View Exactly What Takes place,” it’s safe to say that the 91-year-old home entertainment icon isn’t anywhere near completed bewitching audiences all over the world. His Wynn engagement continues Friday and Saturday, and wraps up with shows on Nov. 8, 10 and 11. Nov. 3-4, info at < a href=" http://www.wynnlasvegas.com/Entertainment/TonyBennett" target="

_ blank” > wynnlasvegas.com. BRET MICHAELS The reality TELEVISION star and previous frontman of hair-metal legends Poison has discovered a strong country-rock audience recently, makings him the best act to play the Joint at the Acid Rock Hotel throughout PBR World Finals Week in Las Vegas. Nov. 3, information at < a href=" https://hardrockhotel.com/las-vegas-entertainment/joint-bret-michaels.php" target="_

blank” > hardrockhotel.com. PBR WORLD FINALS Speaking of the action-packed bullriding extravaganza, World Finals week reaches a musical conclusion on Saturday night when tough rockers Warrant performs a complimentary program at Toshiba Plaza at 5 p.m. and PBR Music’s signature artist Ryan Weaver, a previous Black Hawk helicopter pilot, makes his main Las Vegas launching at T-Mobile Arena at 6:30 p.m. Nov. 4, details at < a href=" http://www.pbrfinalsweek.com/schedule/music/" target="

_ blank” > pbrfinalsweek.com. Related material THE TOM GREEN SHOW The comic and TELEVISION prankster’s brand-new Vegas program just opened at the Back Space at Bally’s, a mishmash of standup funny, video, music and special visitors. Be prepared for this Green’s notoriously goofy, anything-goes approach. Nov. 5 (and continuing Sunday-Wednesday through Dec. 13), details at < a href="

https://www.caesars.com/ballys-las-vegas/shows/the-tom-green-show” target=” _ blank “> caesars.com. VEGAS CARES Ken Henderson, CEO of Best Agency, and local performers Frankie Scinta, Murray Sawchuck and Clint Holmes signed up with forces to put together this occasion honoring the victims and very first responders of the Oct. 1 shooting featuring a big cast of Vegas favorites including Blue Man Group, Brad Garrett, Criss Angel, David Copperfield, Gordie Brown, Lance Burton, Mike Tyson, Penn & & Teller, Rich Little and more recent additions to the lineup, singer Jewel and dancers from the traditional production show “Jubilee!” Profits from the Sunday afternoon program at the Venetian Theater will go to a commissioned memorial art piece by Tim Bavington. Nov. 5, info at venetian.com.