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“In 2011 I was tasked to deploy to Baghdad Iraq as a member of a .50CAL team. But before we could go to Iraq, we had to train with the 50. caliber machine gun, which looks something
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“I have never been but I have read and seen enough about it to know that this is one of the last places on earth I would ever want to visit. The congestion, the noise, the gambling
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“My favorite city in North America. It's not only great for shopping and entertainment, it has the most beautiful national parks and nature all at its backyard! What more can anyone
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“I love Las Vegas and I've written an entire review on it. Why is it great for V Day? Well, it's a fun city, you don't even have to sleep, there are much to do and see. Well, don't
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“I been there 5 times this year, with plans to return at least 2 more times. Seriously thought, at 22 years old, and there is no better playground to be young and have fun. I have
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Las Vegas (Spanish: The Meadows) is the most populous city in the U.S. state of Nevada, the seat of Clark County, and an internationally renowned resort city for gambling, shopping, and entertainment. Las Vegas, billed as The Entertainment Capital of the World, is famous for the number of casino resorts and associated entertainment. A growing retirement and family city, it is the 28th most populous city in the United States with an estimated population by the U.S. Census Bureau of 558,880 as of 2007. The estimated population of the Las Vegas metropolitan area, which is the entirety of Clark County, was 1,836,333.

Established in 1905, Las Vegas officially became a city in 1911. With the growth that followed, at the close of the century Las Vegas was the most populous American city founded in the 20th century (a distinction held by Chicago in the 19th century). The city's tolerance for various forms of adult entertainment earned it the title of Sin City, and this image has made Las Vegas a popular setting for films and television programs. Outdoor lighting displays are everywhere on the Las Vegas Strip and are seen elsewhere in the city as well; as seen from space, Las Vegas is the brightest city on earth.

The name Las Vegas is often applied to unincorporated suburbs that surround the city, especially the resort areas on and near the Las Vegas Strip. This 4.5-mile (7.2-km) stretch of Las Vegas Boulevard is mostly outside the city limits, in the unincorporated ...
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