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By The Associated Press | Posted - Dec. 22, 2014 at 9:31 a.m.



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LAS VEGAS (AP) — Las Vegas police say a man wounded by an officer at the scene of a family argument had a butcher knife in each hand and lunged toward officers before he was shot. Police say the 46-year-old man underwent surgery after the shooting yesterday afternoon on a lawn outside a condominium complex several blocks southeast of downtown Las Vegas.

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Reno police are investigating the death of a pedestrian who was struck by a car in accident that shut down part of North Virginia Street during the morning commute. No details have been released about the victim who was hit and killed in a crosswalk in front of the Bonanza Casino about 5 a.m. Police say the driver is cooperating with investigators.

RENO, Nev. (AP) — The U.S. Forest Service is rejecting a proposal by Nevada state wildlife officials to refill a drained lake in the mountains above Lake Tahoe and restore the scenic spot as a recreational fishery. The Reno Gazette-Journal reports the agency says it intends to stick with its original plan to keep Incline Lake drained and return the area to a more natural wetland.

INCLINE VILLAGE, Nev. (AP) — The Lake Tahoe Shakespeare Festival will feature an expanded two-show season in 2015. Organizers have announced the festival's 43rd year will be headlined by productions of Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet and the romantic musical, The Fantasticks. The festival will offer live daily entertainment from July 10 through Aug. 23

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