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A night to remember

Culture | Country music calls upon the Lord in America’s time of need
by Lynde Langdon
Posted 11/10/17, 01:39 pm

Country music showed off its best side Wednesday night at the 51st annual Country Music Association (CMA) Awards. Performers who previously shied away from commenting on politics and current events delivered timely speeches and performances that set a tone of respect.

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Sheriff: Las Vegas shooter had heavy gambling losses

by Lynde Langdon
Posted 11/03/17, 12:30 pm

Las Vegas shooter Stephen Paddock was losing money gambling and “going in the wrong direction” financially the past two years, Clark County Sheriff Joe Lombardo told a local news station. Investigators still have not nailed down Paddock’s motive for the Oct. 1 mass shooting, which killed 58 people, but Lombardo said his gambling losses might have played a role. The sheriff told KLAS that Paddock worried about how his friends, family, and the casino perceived him.

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Security guard opens up about Las Vegas shooting

by Lynde Langdon
Posted 10/18/17, 12:37 pm

Jesus Campos, the Mandalay Bay security guard shot by Las Vegas attacker Stephen Paddock in the hallway outside Paddock’s hotel room, has broken his silence in an interview with television talk show host Ellen DeGeneres. The Las Vegas Review-Journal obtained excerpts of the interview, in which Campos described how he went to the 32nd floor of the hotel the night of Oct. 1 to check on a door left ajar near Paddock’s room.

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