Wikipedia talk:WikiProject Las Vegas
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MGM Grand fire - New Reference material
I've started a partial cleanup/expansion of sources on this page. Many of the items I've pulled have been added to the External Links part of the page to "park" them prior to use.
The Las Vegas Review Journal used to have a 25th anniversary page that was thankfully archived on the Wayback machine. That archived page is linked below:
Two items of interest are a 1980 article which brings up claims of looting post-fire and a 2005 article on a FBI sting operation called Operation Yobo which nearly came to a halt due to the fire.
If anyone would like to join me in improving the article please feel free. I would like to discuss rewriting the 'Cause' section of the article. Rendesvous point will be the talk page of the article.
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