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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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  • Dining News

    Firefly has been working to overcome the fallout from last year's salmonella outbreak at its original location.

  • Dining News

    Also, Tom's Urban is joining Shake Shack on the Strip, and the Foodie Fest is going big this month.

  • Joe Downtown

    Tom Haskins lived in the conventional world and attained middle-class wealth and status. He didn’t much like it.

  • Joe Downtown

    downtown liquor store operators on Fremont Street are feeling the squeeze. They put up signs telling people not to open containers inside their stores, they ...

  • Las Vegas

    Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid is calling armed backers of a Nevada rancher "domestic terrorists" for using guns in a grazing rights battle with the ...

  • Breaking News

    Police at the Anchorage airport lost track of a small quantity of explosives used for training bomb-sniffing dogs. The explosive was attached to a rental ...

  • Film

    Superheroes, sequels and a sex tape: Weekly's look at the upcoming season's flicks.

  • Chef Talk

    "The only thing you can tell me to top this is I'm opening on the moon next week. It's really overwhelming."

  • Music

    MGM Resorts and Cirque du Soleil are partnering with the organizer for a mammoth, multi-stage event.

  • Music

    Lorde has the pipes to carry her performance, but the singer could use a full band.

  • Music

    Following a Letterman video that went viral, the band made their Vegas debut Wednesday night.

  • Dining

    Daniel Boulud's return to the Las Vegas Strip starts on Thursday, April 24. Expect the amazing.

  • Weekly Q&A

    As managing director of Wynn and Encore salons since 2013, Claude Baruk is working on a massive reinvention of the former while transforming hair at ...

  • Dining

    When every 'hood has a French bakery-café like this one, then we’ll know we’ve arrived.

  • Fine Art

    Melissa Petersen draws up three-part plan.

  • Music

    Don't get caught in the proverbial (dust) storm!

  • Breaking News

    Dashing hopes of progress raised by a diplomatic deal in Geneva, pro-Russian insurgents who have occupied government buildings in more than 10 Ukrainian cities said ...

  • As We See It

    The Linq boutique gave Breaking Bad's Walter White his signature head-topper.