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By The Associated Press | Posted - Sep. 24, 2014 at 8:00 a.m.



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LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nurses who say U.S. hospitals aren't ready for an Ebola outbreak are planning to stage a Las Vegas Strip protest to call for action. The demonstration is expected to follow a 10:30 a.m. skit inside a Planet Hollywood ballroom dramatizing what the spread of Ebola means for hospital workers. About 1,000 nurses and health care workers are in Las Vegas for the California Nurses Association and National Nurses Organizing Committee convention.

RENO, Nev. (AP) — A new report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says Nevada ranks last in the nation for flu vaccination rates. The Reno Gazette-Journal first reported on the study for the 2013-2014 flu season that has Nevada 50th on the list. The rate among Nevadans 6 months and older was 46.2 percent compared to South Dakota's nation-leading 57.4 percent.

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Las Vegas police say a violent home invasion that left a 48-year-old resident dead doesn't appear to be a random act. Authorities say they took one injured suspect into custody and are looking for a second suspect in the killing of Monty Gibson on Sunday night.

NEW YORK (AP) — Calle 13 is the top competitor for the Latin Grammys. Eduardo Cabra of the group is nominated for 10 awards, while the Puerto Rican band is up for nine. The Latin Grammys will air Nov. 20 on Telemundo from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas.

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