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LAS VEGAS (AP) — Clark County corner John Fudenberg (FYOU'-den-berg) says 44 people have died so far this year from causes listed as environmental exposure, heat stress or hyperthermia. Fudenberg says 2013 was the worst year since 2005 for heat-related deaths in Las Vegas. A 4-year-old boy died in a hot car last week.

INCLINE VILLAGE, Nev. (AP) — Authorities say two churches in Incline Village have been vandalized, the latest targets in a string of similar incidents in the Lake Tahoe area. The Village Church and the St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church were vandalized overnight Saturday. The churches are located less than a mile apart along Mt. Rose Highway.

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Clark County commissioners may reconsider their decision to deny a permit for what has evolved into a zoo in Moapa. The Las Vegas Sun reports some residents near the Roos-N-More Zoo have complained about noise and flies, while others have raised money to support the zoo that houses kangaroos and wallabies.

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A Las Vegas police officer involved in a fatal shooting of a man during a weekend foot chase in an industrial area of North Las Vegas has been identified as an eight-year department veteran. Police say33-year-old Officer Walter Young II is on paid administrative leave pending reviews of the early Saturday shooting that killed 25-year-old James Marcus Brown.

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