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13 Action News celebrates The Oscars with a look at film and Las Vegas

Posted: 9:46 AM, Feb 09, 2020
Updated: 2020-02-10 12:34:58-05
Oscar Statuettes For The 76th Academy Awards Displayed In Hollywood

From famous films like "Casino" and "The Hangover" taking place in Las Vegas, to notable film programs at UNLV, CSN and Nevada State College, it's no doubt this city has a strong connection to the film world.

13 Action News is celebrating the 92nd Academy Awards with stories related to the film industry. You can check them out below.

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The Oscars will air on KTNV-TV Channel 13 at 5 p.m. Sunday. Make sure to tune in afterwards for a special edition of 13 Action News at 8 p.m.