Browns’ Manziel leads NFL in jersey sales

Second on Cleveland’s depth chart, Johnny Manziel already tops one NFL list. The popular rookie quarterback, who will begin his first training camp this week as a backup, had the league’s top-selling jersey since April 1.

Garner portrayed a classy gambler

Although he never won a World Series of Poker bracelet or a $1 million jackpot, James Garner’s “Maverick” character was the first acceptable gambler portrayed on television. He was handsome, clever, never cheated a sucker — and always outsmarted the bad guys.

Child Haven struggles with capacity

A continued surge in the number of abused and neglected children at Clark County’s emergency shelter pushed it over capacity while state approval to raise its maximum population was pending.

EDC promoters release videos of 2014 shows

The folks at Insomniac Events, which puts on the Electric Daisy Carnival, have released a cool series of videos chronicling this year’s festivities, featuing performances by the likes of Laidback Luke, Arty and Boregore.

Report: Utility rates up sharply in past 30 years

A report prepared for a legislative committee on utility rates over the past nearly 30 years shows what most consumers already know. It costs a lot more today to turn on the lights and cool the house than it did just three decades ago.

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Wagner wins North Las Vegas election suit

North Las Vegas Councilman Wade Wagner won a legal judgment against the city Tuesday, collecting more than $70,000 in court-awarded legal fees to defray the cost of a three-year legal battle over his disputed 2011 election.

Las Vegas shooting victim identified

The man who died in a Sunday morning shooting in the north valley was identified Tuesday by the Clark County coroner’s office as Issachar Akaka, 18, of Las Vegas.

Sports

Businessman vows $350 million push for Major League Soccer team

Jason Ader, a gaming industry entrepreneur from New York City, said he is going to launch a $350 million effort to bring a Major League Soccer team to Las Vegas, complete with a new covered stadium of 18,000-20,000 seats and players with international appeal.

Browns’ Manziel leads NFL in jersey sales

Second on Cleveland’s depth chart, Johnny Manziel already tops one NFL list. The popular rookie quarterback, who will begin his first training camp this week as a backup, had the league’s top-selling jersey since April 1.

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Hoffman didn’t want children to be ‘trust fund’ kids

In a July 18 filing in Manhattan Surrogate Court, Friedman recalled conversations with Hoffman where the topic of a trust for his children was raised. He said Hoffman wanted his estimated $35 million fortune to go his longtime partner and the children’s mother, Mimi O’Donnell.

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