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Man arrested after fight backstage at ‘Thunder From Down Under’

Police say a man dressed like a member of the “Thunder From Down Under” dance crew snuck backstage at Excalibur on the Strip and pulled a handgun on the real dancers. He left in handcuffs — with a shiner — after a rumble with “The Blokes” and a few of their mates.

Sandoval names Julia Teska state budget director

CARSON CITY — Gov. Brian Sandoval has named a veteran in state finance as his new budget chief and director of the Department of Administration.

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