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By The Associated Press | Posted - Jun. 20, 2014 at 4:01 p.m.



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LAS VEGAS (AP) — A man is dead and three women are wounded after a shooting involving at least two assailants who police say knocked on the door of an eastside Las Vegas town house. Police say investigators are looking for the gunmen after the shooting about 11 a.m. today at the home. Police say the men asked for a person who wasn't there before opening fire.

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A Las Vegas man has been acquitted of attempted murder, but convicted of battery, assault and reckless disregard for spraying gasoline on a man and set it ablaze in October 2012. The Review-Journal reports that Patrick Newell appeared relieved by yesterday's verdict. Theodore Bejarano was badly burned. But defense lawyer Scott Coffee says Newell wasn't trying to kill him.

CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Nevada's unemployment rate fell to 7.9 percent in May, its lowest point in nearly six years. A state report released today says Nevada employers added 8,300 jobs last month. That was far more than the 5,900 that were expected, and it continued a growth trend that began in early 2011.

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Crews have started dismantling a structurally flawed and half-finished casino tower on the Las Vegas Strip. MGM Resorts officials say they started removing scrap metal and other materials from inside the Harmon hotel tower after a judge issued an order May 5 allowing the process to move forward.

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