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In the shadow of the Strip, the jumbled stretch of road tells another Vegas story.

The random allure of Boulder Highway: A story in photos

February 19th, 2015

In the shadow of the Strip, the jumbled stretch of road tells another Vegas story.

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    The program places local youth from single-parent and low-income homes on skate teams, pairing them with adult skate mentors.

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    The race packed 23 obstacles in a punishing 5-mile loop that runners completed over and over again for 24 hours straight.

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