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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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  • Arts & EntertainmentThe Kats Report BlogAggregate

    Amid chatter about the unsteady future of “Vegas Nocturne” at Rose. Rabbit. Lie. in the Cosmopolitan, an online report posted today says the show is ...

  • As We See It

    “This is my last time. I’m not Cher. At least no one can say I didn’t try.”

  • FeaturedDowntown Las Vegas

    Fremont in photos: Walk a few blocks past the hub of Downtown development, past Container Park; the new, old Atomic Liquors; and the Bunkhouse, preparing ...

  • Joe Downtown

    In June, President Obama singled out Jen McCabe, saying Las Vegas could become the center for “a revolution … in American manufacturing.”

  • A&E

    Considering Las Vegas' sexy Sin City image, how provocative can performance be on Las Vegas Boulevard?

  • Dining

    For chef Stacey Dougan, Simply Pure is the culmination of years spent developing healthy food ideas.

  • Music

    Filling in for the irreplaceable Freddie Mercury, the American Idol alum sounded best on the band's more bombastic tunes.

  • As We See It

    The new Main Street store will have an updated industrial look—and your used jeans, of course.

  • As We See It

    Seeing the sights in Las Vegas, at 33 mph and 50 stories above the Strip.

  • Chef Talk

    "Average is not good enough. Getting up there means you need to take risks, and part of that is being unique."

  • Weekly Q&A

    "That’s the part I probably will miss the most: being at the center of the flame for a red-hot genre."

  • Dining News

    Now there will be east-side and west-side locations where you can find the delicious green eggs and ham flatbread.

  • FeaturedSportsUFC

    From Chris Weidman's elbows to Roy Nelson's chin, Weekly puts together a UFC Frankenfighter.

  • Dining

    Even the fresh poke in Hawaii couldn't hang with the best stuff at our local favorite.

  • As We See It

    Showgirls not only sing and dance, they also get sawed in half by magicians, have sharp instruments hurled at them by knife-throwers and swing from ...

  • As We See It

    Gary and Sheldeen Haleamau are the recipients of the 2015 Nevada Heritage Award.

  • Reviews

    Las Vegas is a hotbed of creative Japanese cuisine, and Cocokala is a welcome addition.