Press briefing from Aug. 25, 2018, OIS in Las Vegas

A man was fatally shot by police after he allegedly waved a gun toward others, and pointed it at himself, Saturday morning near downtown Las Vegas. (Katelyn Newberg/Las Vegas Review-Journal)

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Learning the history of singing bowls
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Adrien Broner snaps on Al Berstein at news conference
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Las Vegas furniture store donates to Clark County firehouses
Walker Furniture donated new mattresses to all 30 Clark County firehouses in the Las Vegas Valley, starting today with Station 22. (Mat Luschek/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
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Learning live-saving techniques in Stop the Bleed class
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Bellagio Conservatory transformed to celebrate Year of the Pig
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Artist and arts advocate Vicki Richardson talks about the power of art to inspire and challenge. (John Przybys/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
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Gerard Gallant talks about continuing to play good hockey in Winnipeg. (David Schoen/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
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Krystal Whipple arrested in Arizona
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Snowstorm Brings 7 Inches To Lee Canyon
A snowstorm brings seven inches to Lee Canyon with more expected throughout the week. (Lee Canyon Resorts)
Gallant on facing Winnipeg
Gerard Gallant talks about trying to take 2 points in Winnipeg. (David Schoen/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Holocaust survivor speaks about telling her story
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