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Ned Day

Ned Day

After arriving in Las Vegas in 1976 to work for the Valley Times newspaper, Day quickly earned a reputation as a courageous, compassionate investigative reporter. Day, who later became a columnist for the Las Vegas Review-Journal, earned praise for his hard-hitting coverage of organized crime, the gaming industry and politics.

He died in September 1987 of a heart attack while snorkeling in Hawaii.

Here’s a look back at his life from George Knapp at KLAS-TV.

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