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Las Vegas: Largest city in Nevada
Las Vegas, officially the City of Las Vegas and often known simply as Vegas, is the 28th-most populated city in the United States, the most populated city in the state of Nevada, and the county seat of Clark County. The city anchors the Las Vegas Valley metropolitan area and is the largest city within the greater Mojave Desert. Las Vegas is an internationally renowned major resort city, known primarily for its gambling, shopping, fine dining, entertainment, and nightlife. The Las Vegas Valley as a whole serves as the leading financial, commercial, and cultural center for Nevada.


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Las Vegas casinos reopen after coronavirus closure [Video]

Las Vegas casinos reopen after coronavirus closure

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Tear gas fired at protesters outside White House [Video]

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Mixed martial arts returns to Las Vegas as fighters make weight for UFC Fight Night [Video]

Mixed martial arts returns to Las Vegas as fighters make weight for UFC Fight Night

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MGM Resorts To Reopen Four Casinos [Video]

MGM Resorts To Reopen Four Casinos

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US students attend graduation ceremony at racetrack [Video]

US students attend graduation ceremony at racetrack

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'Twilight' Actor Gregory Tyree Boyce, Girlfriend, Die Together In Las Vegas [Video]

'Twilight' Actor Gregory Tyree Boyce, Girlfriend, Die Together In Las Vegas

Actor Gregory Tyree Boyce has died. He was 30 years old. Best known for his appearance as 'Tyler Crowley,' in the 2008 film "Twilight," Boyce was found dead in a Las Vegas residence. The Clark County..

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