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PAHRUMP, Nev. (AP) — Authorities say the body of a 27-year-old California woman was found in the Nevada desert about 45 miles from Las Vegas. Nye County Sheriff Tony DeMeo said the body of Margay Edwards was found Thursday near a dirt track. DeMeo told KEYT-TV in Santa Barbara that her death is suspicious and the cause is under investigation.

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A new study shows U.S. casinos had a $240 billion economic impact and employed 1.7 million people in 2013. The American Gaming Association announced the results of the economic study at a news conference yesterday. The group's annual G2E Global Gaming Expo is taking place this week at the Sands Expo and Convention Center.

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Steve Wynn says it's not the gambling that's the key to casinos' success. It's everything else — including giving people a chance to live big. The billionaire developer spoke last night at the gambling industry's annual G2E Global Gaming Expo. Wynn says it's the customer experience, not the slot machines, that make casinos a success.

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A 58-year-old inmate who suffered from chronic medical condition died in a southern Nevada prison over the weekend. Nevada Department of Corrections officials say David Mireles died Sunday at High Desert State Prison in Indian Springs. He was convicted in Clark County of burglary and sexual assault.

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