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Day of the Dead: A guide to the symbols and celebration

It’s not Halloween but, rather, Dia de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead. Celebrated Nov. 1 and 2 with much symbolism and iconography, it’s a joyous celebration of life, death, family history and remembrance — as well as an acknowledgment of our own mortality:

Faces of Nevada’s death row

Nevada’s death row houses 64 inmates. Some of them have killed multiple people, including children. Others ended the lives of elderly victims. Some shot police officers or strangers, while others stabbed someone they knew.

Aladdin’s Curse

It was the final chapter of the troubled Las Vegas Strip resort controlled by the mob two decades earlier, then rescued by a big-name entertainer only to fall into ruin.

A Judge Falls From Grace

Harry Claiborne — the Nevada judge who stood up to prosecutors fighting the mob — was charged with bribery and filing false tax returns, and was the first federal judge to be impeached by the House.

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