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Oct. 1 victims once again remembered at Las Vegas welcome indication


Mick Akers Family members of Brian Fraser, among 58 people eliminated in the Oct. 1, 2017, mass shooting on the Strip, collect near the Las Vegas welcome sign a year later. By Mick Akers ( contact) Monday, Oct. 1, 2018|2:51 p.m.

Lots of people made their way to the Las Vegas welcome sign to remember those killed when a shooter opened fire a year ago today on a country music performance on the Las Vegas Strip.

In the days after the shooting, which left 58 dead and more than 800 injured, the sign turned into a makeshift memorial for the victims. People left countless products of remembrance– indications, candles, packed animals, precious jewelry and 58 white wooden crosses.

Some 30 member of the family of Brian Fraser turned out today to keep in mind the male who lost his life when the gunman opened fire for still-unknown reasons from a hotel tower across the street.

“He was the guy in the family that you might go to for advice at any time, no matter what it was, and he might help,” said his brother-in-law Salvador Gonzalez. “He was really experienced, so if he didn’t understand it, you remained in problem.”

Gonzalez who went to the Path 91 Harvest celebration with Fraser and their partners, stated they had just gotten drinks that night when Fraser divided off from the group. He moved closer to the stage to get a better view of nation star Jason Aldean, one of his favorite artists.

Fraser was shot minutes later.

The majority of the family had never ever visited to the site of the mass shooting, but Gonzalez and the rest of Fraser’s family did so today, calling it a minute of closure in their yearlong recovery.

They collected near an entrance gate to the site off Giles Street, where numerous concertgoers got away from the shooting. Rather of running for cover, they stood in place, together.

Relative said they mored than happy to be back in Las Vegas to commemorate Fraser’s life.

“There’s been the ups and downs, however we have actually been fortunate due to the fact that we’re a tight-knit household … We roll deep,” Gonzalez stated. “For all of us, it’s been a recovery process coming out here.”

Welcome Back, Rebels: Fall 2018

A new generation of Rebels will discover their first lesson in scarlet and gray pride as they join returning trainees Aug. 27 to kickoff UNLV’s fall term classes.

However the roadway to scholastic success at UNLV extends beyond the classroom. For both newbie and returning students, the university is hosting an assortment of events– from the inspiring TED-like talks of UNLV Develops and a new student BARBEQUE to the house football opener, campus club reasonable and more– geared at steering students towards effective college careers by entrenching them in school spirit and adapting them to school life.

Media thinking about going to the events are asked to collaborate with the UNLV Workplace of Media Relations.

For a total listing of events, check out the UNLV calendar. Check out the campus map page for additional area information.

Residence Hall Move-In
When: Wednesday, Aug. 22 (freshmen), 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Where: Dayton Neighborhood, South Complex, Upper Class Complex and Tonopah Community
Media: Get In at Tropicana Boulevard and Thomas & & Mack Center

About 1,900 new and returning trainees move into school residence halls. UNLV Provost Diane Chase, Sports director Desiree Reed-Francois and student athletes will greet and provide a helping hand to newbie trainees. House Life will debut Howell Town, a brand-new themed floor geared towards students of African and black diaspora communities. Stonewall Suites, a themed flooring for LGBTQ+ trainees and allies, has broadened as it enters its second year. Rebel Invite Day/UNLV Creates
When: Friday, Aug. 24. Invite Day, 8 a.m. to 10 p.m.; UNLV Develops, 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.
Where: Thomas & & Mack Center/Cox Pavilion
Media: Park in front of UNLV’s Thomas & & Mack Center, off of Tropicana Avenue

Rebel Invite Day begins trainees’ college professions with live music, book shop discount rates and free gifts, an outdoor motion picture, a scavenger hunt, informative booths, a barbecue and more developed to help them find out more about campus and its programs. The capstone activity is UNLV Develops, a TEDx-like occasion featuring inspirational messages from UNLV staff and trainees. Freshmen at the mid-morning occasion also get Rebel Cables and make a pledge to finish.

UNLV Fall Term Begins
When: Monday, Aug. 27

Throughout the day, more than 200 UNLV staff and trainee volunteers will run “ask me” cubicles to respond to student concerns. The booths will be located at the Trainee Recreation and Health Center, Pida Plaza, Student Union and Lied Library.

23rd Yearly Premier UNLV
When: Thursday, Aug. 30, from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m.
Where: Intramural Field, corner of Swenson Street and Harmon Avenue (keep in mind brand-new area this year).

An annual tradition including fireworks and the development of a giant lit up “UNLV” developed by numerous UNLV students and alumni with flashlights.

Involvement Fair.
When: Wednesday, Sept. 5, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Where: Trainee Union.

Trainees learn about the more than 350 on-campus trainee organizations, along with neighborhood groups around the Las Vegas location.

UNLV Rebel Football Home Opener vs. UTEP.
When: Saturday, Sept. 8, 6 p.m.
Where: Sam Boyd Stadium.
Media: Coordinate with UNLV Athletics Media Relations at (702) 895-4472.

Sign up with new UNLV head football coach Tony Sanchez and the Rebel team for their very first house video game of the season. UNLV State of the University Speech.
When: Thursday, Sept. 13 at 2:30 p.m.
Where: Judy Bayley Theatre.
Media: Coordinate with UNLV Media Relations at (702) 895-3102.

UNLV President Marta Meana gives an annual upgrade on the university and its vision for 2018 and beyond.

Domino’s now providing to Las Vegas welcome indication, other ‘hotspots’.


Charles Krupa/ AP This Oct. 21, 2016, file image reveals a slice of pepperoni pizza on a Domino’s Pizza box in Derry, N.H.

Tuesday, April 17, 2018|2 a.m.

NEW YORK– Domino’s, which has been bringing pizzas to doorsteps for more than half a century, will now deliver to the great outdoors.

The pizza chain said Monday that its motorists can fulfill customers at U.S. beaches, parks and landmarks to hand over pizza, tacky bread and other food on its menu.

In all, Domino’s said it will deliver to 150,000 outside areas consisting of under the Gateway Arch in St. Louis; by the Las Vegas welcome indication; or next to a statue of soul singer James Brown in Augusta, Georgia. The areas show up in the business’s app or site as “Domino’s Hotspots.”

Shipment is a crucial part of the company’s business, and it has been aggressive in making it easy to buy through tweets, text messages and Amazon’s voice-activated Echo. However competitors has actually grown from other fast-food chains that are using more delivery options. McDonald’s has a handle online service UberEats, and the parent company of KFC and Taco Bell just recently partnered with Grubhub to broaden delivery.

Domino’s says it evaluated the service last fall in Miami, where clients purchased outdoors hotels and the zoo. Dennis Maloney, the business’s chief digital officer, wouldn’t say how many deliveries were made throughout the test, but said it was enough to decide to roll it out nationwide.

Franchisees selected the hotspots, including regional dog parks and airports. Motorists will pull up to the curb to meet customers, Domino’s stated, and individuals can tell the app what they’re wearing so they’re much easier to identify.

Shares in Domino’s Pizza Inc., which is based in Ann Arbor, Michigan, closed Monday up $2.03, or practically 1 percent, at $232.35.

George and Amal Clooney welcome twins Ella and Alexander


Jordan Strauss/Invision/ AP In this Feb. 1, 2016, file picture, Amal Clooney, left, and George Clooney get to the opening night of “Hail, Caesar!” in Los Angeles.

Tuesday, June 6, 2017|7:40 p.m.

New York City– George and Amal Clooney’s twins have actually shown up– among the most expected births given that Knox and Vivienne Jolie-Pitt were born in 2008.

Beyonce and Jay Z, you’re next.

The Clooneys invited a kid and a child on Tuesday early morning, revealing in a joint declaration that child Ella, child Alexander and mom Amal were all “delighted, healthy and doing fine.”

“George is sedated and must recuperate in a few days,” the statement said.

Clooney, 56, and international human rights legal representative Amal Alamuddin, 39, married in Italy in 2014. These are the very first kids for both.

Other star parents of twins include Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt, Mariah Carey and Nick Cannon, Jennifer Lopez and Marc Anthony and Rebecca Romijn and Jerry O’Connell.

Beyonce and Jay Z are likewise anticipating twins imminently. She announced the pregnancy in February.

Sanders wins warm '' Late Program ' welcome


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Democratic candidate for president Sen. Bernie Sanders, left, joins host Stephen Colbert on the set of “The Late Program with Stephen Colbert” on Friday.

Saturday, Sept. 19, 2015|9:08 a.m.

Bernie Sanders brought a “Feel the Bern” coffee cup for Stephen Colbert along with his message of lifting the middle class, and in return received a rock star’s welcome from the studio audience as a visitor on CBS’ “The Late Program” Friday.

The Vermont senator and Democratic presidential hopeful likewise brought along stats to support his cause.

“It is a moral outrage that the top one-tenth of 1 percent today has virtually as much wealth as the bottom 90 percent; that 58 percent of all brand-new earnings is going to the top 1 percent,” he stated.

To that, similar to almost everything he stated, the audience cheered.

Sanders, who is currently a strong rival to Hillary Rodham Clinton in Iowa and New Hampshire, said it’s time Americans require that “federal government start working for everyone, not just the few.”

But Colbert asked him how he anticipated to go all the method to the White Residence without forming a Super PAC and soliciting campaign contributions from big donors.

“You do not bring a spoon to a knife battle,” Colbert said.

Sanders countered he was getting little donations from numerous thousands of individual contributors instead.

“I do not support the program of corporate America or the billionaire class,” he stated. “I do not desire their money.”

“You are a liberal and you are a socialist, and individuals call you a liberal and a socialist,” said Colbert impishly. “Why will you decline those 2 terms as the insults they are suggested to be?”

Sanders laughed.

“I choose the term ‘progressive,'” he declared.

Noah Wyle, better half Sara Wells welcome child daughter


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In this Feb. 22, 2015 file picture, Noah Wyle, left, and Sara Wells reach the 2015 Vanity Fair Oscar Celebration in Beverly Hills, Calif. Wyle and his partner, Wells, invited a baby lady this week. The actress brought to life Frances Harper Wyle on Monday, June 22, 2015.

Thursday, June 25, 2015|6:59 p.m.

LOS ANGELES– Noah Wyle and his spouse invited an infant lady today.

Wyle’s wife, actress Sara Wells, gave birth to Frances Harper Wyle on Monday, the star’s spokeswoman said.

Mom and daughter are succeeding, and Wyle was described as being “over the moon.”

Wyle and Wells wed last summer season at his Santa Barbara, California, ranch. Wyle has a kid and daughter from his very first marriage, to Tracy Warbin.

Wyle, who got fame in the hit medical drama “ER,” stars in TNT’s “Falling Skies,” which starts its fifth and last season Sunday.

Wells’ TV credits consist of “Nip/Tuck” and “Californication.”