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Cheating firemen. Jimmy Kimmel's big CCSD donation. Lake Tahoe's four-pound goldfish (!), plus other stories you might have missed in 2013.

Stories you may have missed in 2013

December 26th, 2013

Cheating firemen. Jimmy Kimmel's big CCSD donation. Lake Tahoe's four-pound goldfish (!), plus other stories you might have missed in 2013.

  • As We See It

    The NHSPE, a barrier to graduation for those who don’t pass it, will be phased out beginning in the 2014-15 school year ... which means ...

  • Entertainment

    From Matthew Gray Gubler to Julianne Hough, these stars used to be local students.

  • News

    UNLV is planning to build apartment-style dormitories that officials hope will be open to students by fall 2015.

  • News

    As a not-so-popular teenager, she took up running. When the other kids saw she was good at it, high school life became easier. Almost two ...

  • News

    While Nevada lawmakers debate the merits of legalizing marijuana, one company is looking at opening the state's first medical marijuana school this month. The Budtender ...

  • News

    A once-empty lot at Eighth and Fremont streets, adjacent to the coming downtown Container Park, is now full of more than a dozen large trailers. ...

  • News

    Stefania Druga is only 26 but has lived around the world and, more intriguingly, knows how to make a battery from a lemon, extract DNA ...

  • News

    University of Iowa lecturer David Gould has created a course that links Las Vegas and Iowa City because of what’s happening downtown; it might not ...

  • A&E

    In a city driven by sex, one group is trying to help Las Vegas residents explore sexuality in a decidedly novel way.

  • AllNews

    Players gather around a craps table in a dimly lit room filled with slot machines and blackjack tables. A woman throws a pair of dice, ...

  • Community

    Over the past few months, thousands of young Nevadans have gotten their first taste of politics in the trenches as volunteers for presidential campaigns. As ...

  • Education

    On Wednesday — the day before "move-in day" — Richard Clark, UNLV's director of housing and residential life, gave the Sun an extensive tour of ...

  • Education

    A lot has changed at Chaparral High School this year — new leadership, new teachers and a new attitude about discipline and academics. Not everyone ...

  • Education

    With graduation on June 15, Weekly checks back in with the students we met last fall.

  • Henderson

    Sometimes it’s hard not to feel like we live in a ridiculous town. In the latest example, Clark County has put the squeeze on a ...

  • Education

    When President Barack Obama takes center stage at UNLV today, he’ll be stumping on student loans and repeating a complaint that’s become a central refrain ...

  • Business

    Nevada Attorney General Catherine Cortez Masto has joined 21 of her counterparts in asking Congress to limit the ability of for-profit colleges to enrich themselves ...

  • Dining

    This fall, the USDA is imposing strict new nutrition rules on school lunches. We challenge a pair of local chefs to cook for the cafeteria.

  • As We See It

    And one of the potential replacements could be the ACT.

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  • Opinion

    The smallest casino on the Las Vegas Strip has been in the news lately, but not because of its size, or the fact that it’s ...

  • As We See It

    With the recent addition of Gary Frederick Young to Nevada’s “Black Book” for gambling-related fraud and cheating, here are a few things you should know ...

  • Las Vegas

    A former Las Vegas strip-club dancer apologized and begged forgiveness Tuesday from sobbing family members before she was sentenced to five to 15 years in ...

  • As We See It

    “It’s basically some really dedicated young ladies with a lot of drive who really want to represent our university in the highest light.”

  • A&E

    This was how Tomlin knew his dancer mother throughout his early childhood—a gorgeous woman on display and at a distance.

  • Downtown Las VegasFeatured

    'We believe mobility is broken ... We believe we can do it better.'

  • Dining

    Are you obsessed with Hatch chilies? If so, you already know Carlito's is the spot.

  • Nightlife

    The Hakkasan resident DJ works with the Strip attraction's creator for a medley presentation.

  • A&E

    Two founding members of the feminist punk group will come to Las Vegas in October.

  • Music

    No need to panic about the band's last tour schedule anymore, local Crüe fans.

  • Dining

    Chef Steve Piamchuntar is ready to blow your mind with a flavor-packed selection of global tapas.

  • Stage

    The Broadway hit kicked off its first national tour on the Reynolds Hall stage.

  • As We See It

    Monday's storm was a particularly violent outburst, washing out roadways and snarling traffic.

  • As We See It

    Chef Nobu Matsuhisa celebrates his 20th anniversary with a special "20 Years in 20 Bites" omakase menu at locations around the globe.

  • Film

    The final installment fulfills its function of flattering the worldview of Rand’s fans and followers, while completely failing as a piece of narrative cinema.

  • Reviews

    Head to the Lakes for an unexpected experience and truly beautiful food.

  • As We See It

    "It’s a gamble, but it’s a good investment if more happens than simply, we get a battery factory."

  • A&E

    You know when you mix up your days on your calendar? You think it’s Friday when it’s actually Thursday? You arrive a day early for ...

  • Hot Spots

    Also, Floyd Mayweather's post-fight party. Find all the details here!