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By The Associated Press | Posted - Sep. 15, 2014 at 4:11 p.m.



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LAS VEGAS (AP) — One man is dead and another man was questioned and released without being charged after a fatal shooting in a parking lot across the street from the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino. Las Vegas police say the man who was shot argued with a man in another vehicle just before 3 a.m. Monday in a strip mall parking lot near Paradise Road and Harmon Avenue.

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A spokeswoman says entertainer Pia Zadora is home from a Las Vegas hospital to continue treatment for serious head and ankle injuries received when she fell from a golf cart last week. Zadora representative Eileen Koch said Monday the singer-actress was released from University Medical Center in Las Vegas and plans to travel to Los Angeles next week for surgery for a compound ankle fracture.

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Investigators say a wing malfunctioned before an experimental aircraft crashed last week in Nevada, killing a retired Air Force pilot from California as he tried to qualify for the Reno National Championship Air Races. Preliminary findings released by the National Transportation Safety Board say portions of the right wing separated from the Backovich GP-5 before it crashed in a more than half-mile-long debris path in a remote part of the Stead Airport race course. The pilot, 64-year-old Lee Behel of San Jose, died in the Sept. 8 crash.

RENO, Nev. (AP) — A federal agency is calling on museums and schools to change the way they do science demonstrations in light of a fire that injured 13 people, most of them children, earlier this month at a Reno museum. The U.S. Chemical Safety Board issued a statement Monday urging educators to end or limit their use of methanol or other flammable chemicals in demonstrations involving flames.

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