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By The Associated Press | Posted - Dec. 12, 2014 at 5:33 p.m.



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LAS VEGAS (AP) — Some incoming flights were delayed by nearly two hours today because of rain and low clouds at McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas. It's the same huge storm system that caused power outages in the Reno-Tahoe area yesterday with wind gusts of up to 147 mph. Power company crews say the Stateline area on Lake Tahoe's south shore and Reno's Caughlin Ranch area were hardest hit.

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nevada is getting its first national monument, after Congress passed a measure setting aside nearly 23,000 acres full of prehistoric artifacts and bones. Democratic Congresswoman Dina Titus calls the creation of Tule (TOO'-lee) Springs Fossil Beds National Monument a "mammoth" undertaking.

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Documents from closed-door discussions between Caesars Entertainment and its creditors are revealing company strategy The documents say the company proposed paying off part of what it owes to banks and lenders by mortgaging its flagship Las Vegas Strip property Caesars Palace to raise $2.6 billion.

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Authorities have identified a man found dead by a police SWAT team inside a Las Vegas Strip hotel room as 57-year-old Scott Allan Williams of Greenville, Texas. The Clark County coroner says that Williams died of a self-inflicted gunshot to the head. His death was ruled a suicide.

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