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LAS VEGAS (AP) — Manny Pacquiao and his handlers have been hit with a lawsuit asking for damages for anyone who paid to watch his fight with Floyd Mayweather Jr. because he failed to disclose his shoulder was injured. Two plaintiffs say they were defrauded after paying to watch the fight. The suit seeks class action status on behalf of anyone who bought tickets, pay-per-view or bet on the fight.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A truck reported stolen Monday with items from a Las Vegas topless showgirl set has been found. The "Crazy Girls Topless Showgirl Revue" was moving out of its venue inside the now-closed Riviera Hotel & Casino when the truck disappeared. Police could not confirm if all items reported inside were accounted for. KSNV-TV reports that it contained $200,000 worth of set items, including a bronze butt sculpture.
CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Senate Majority Leader Michael Roberson wants to raise the cigarette tax even more than Gov. Brian Sandoval proposed in an effort to plug a budget hole. The Republican lawmaker says he wants to amend a bill to raise the cigarette tax from 80 cents per pack to $1.80 per pack. Sandoval proposed a 40-cent hike.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Troubled by delays in handling of veterans' claims, a bipartisan group of senators is seeking a wide-scale independent review of the VA for mismanagement and changes to improve budgeting and speed up applications. A report being released today by Sens. Dean Heller of Nevada and Bob Casey of Pennsylvania acknowledges recent efforts by the VA to reduce disability and pensions claims backlogs but says it's not been enough.
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