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Imagine Dragons gala raises funds to combat pediatric cancer

SLIDESHOW: Las Vegas-based band, Imagine Dragons, raised $3.2 million at its sixth annual Tyler Robinson Foundation event on Sept. 6 at Wynn Las Vegas. Dubbed the Rise Up Gala, the sold-out event drew more than 850 guests and featured a performance by the Imagine Dragons. Las Vegas Mayor Carolyn G. Goodman declared Sept. 6 as Imagine Dragons Day in Las Vegas.

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2019 #VegasStronger Community Calendar now live

As we approach the anniversary of 1 October, Las Vegas Newswire is once again publishing a calendar of healing events as a service to the community.

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BriefsLas Vegas Quick Quiz

Test your Vegas IQ

1) What protective equipment was created as a result of the Hoover Dam project in 1933?

2) What famously caused a gaming area plumbing problem at the former Riviera hotel-casino in 1987?

3) When Evel Knievel attempted to jump the Caesars Palace fountains on Dec. 31, 1967, what famous actress shot the footage of him crashing that was shown around the world?

4) At what local broadcasting outlet did Jimmy Kimmel go on-air for the first time?

5) What Vegas-set TV series featured opening credits with a Great Dane playing blackjack?

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