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By The Associated Press | Posted - Dec. 23, 2014 at 5:31 p.m.



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LAS VEGAS (AP) — Officials in Las Vegas say nearly 3.4 million passengers used McCarran International Airport in November, up a robust 2.3 percent from the same month a year earlier. Figures show that 39.5 million passengers used the airport in the first 11 months of the year, putting it on pace to handle more than 41 million travelers again in 2014. The record was 47.7 million passengers in 2007. McCarran is the sixth-busiest airport in the U.S., and the Airports Council International ranked it 24th busiest in the world in 2013.

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Cirque du Soleil officials say a performer was injured during the finale of the company's Las Vegas-based Beatles "Love" show. A Cirque spokeswoman says the performer was transported to a hospital where the artist was later released in good condition. She says the performer was taken to the hospital as part of the entertainment company's protocol for handling injuries.

SPARKS, Nev. (AP) — Sparks police are looking for a carjacker who robbed a woman as she pulled into a drive-thru bank. Police say the robber jumped into the passenger side and ordered her out of the car before he fled in her 2001 Audi with her money and personal belongings.

LAS VEGAS (AP) — World Series of Poker organizers say the 49-day tournament returns to the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas May 27 to July 14. Organizers say the new no-limit Texas Hold 'Em event will have a $565 buy-in and $5 million prize pool with organizers expecting more than 13,000 entries.

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