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November 23, 2014

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  • Seismologists seek to better track quake swarm

    1 day, 5 hours ago

    (AP) RENO, Nev. (AP) — Seismologists have taken steps to better track an earthquake swarm in the sparsely populated northwest corner of Nevada near Oregon and California. The placement of seismographs closer to the activity will improve experts' ability to locate ...

  • Obama, Jeter tee off on exclusive Vegas course

    1 day, 5 hours ago

    (AP) NORTH LAS VEGAS, Nev. (AP) — President Barack Obama is playing golf at an exclusive Las Vegas-area course with a retired shortstop, a Democratic Party donor and a newspaper owner. After Obama took about five hours to play the 18 ...

  • BC-BKC--Clemson-Nevada Box

    1 day, 7 hours ago

    (AP) CLEMSON (2-2) Blossomgame 5-8 2-4 13, Hall 2-6 3-4 9, Grantham 3-6 1-2 7, Harrison 1-5 6-9 8, Nnoko 4-9 2-3 10, Ajukwa 2-5 0-2 6, DeVoe 0-0 0-0 0, Roper 0-1 0-0 0, Smith 2-2 2-2 6, Djitte 0-0 ...

  • AP-BKC--Clemson-Nevada Box

    1 day, 7 hours ago

    (AP) CLEMSON (2-2) Blossomgame 5-8 2-4 13, Hall 2-6 3-4 9, Grantham 3-6 1-2 7, Harrison 1-5 6-9 8, Nnoko 4-9 2-3 10, Ajukwa 2-5 0-2 6, DeVoe 0-0 0-0 0, Roper 0-1 0-0 0, Smith 2-2 2-2 6, Djitte 0-0 ...

  • Seismologists seek to better track NV quake swarm

    1 day, 13 hours ago

    (AP) RENO, Nev. (AP) — Seismologists have taken steps to better track an earthquake swarm in the sparsely populated northwest corner of Nevada near Oregon and California. Ken Smith of the University of Nevada, Reno's Nevada Seismological Laboratory says the placement ...

  • Stampede of residents seeks Reno City Council seat

    1 day, 13 hours ago

    (AP) RENO, Nev. (AP) — Voter turnout may have been horrendous in the recent election, but a stampede of residents is seeking a vacant Reno City Council seat. The Reno Gazette-Journal reports (http://on.rgj.com/1uloT4A ) 74 people have applied for the at-large ...

  • AP Sportlight

    2 days ago

    (AP) Compiled By PAUL MONTELLA Nov. 23 1947 — Sammy Baugh throws six touchdown passes as the Washington Redskins beat the St. Louis Cardinals, 45-21. 1958 — Bobby Mitchell of the Cleveland Browns returns a punt and a kickoff for touchdowns ...

  • President Obama to spend weekend in Las Vegas area

    2 days, 4 hours ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — President Barack Obama is scheduled to spend the weekend in the Las Vegas area before heading back to Washington, D.C. The White House said Friday the president will spend the night Saturday in nearby Henderson before ...

  • Cosby shows in Vegas and Reno canceled, postponed

    2 days, 4 hours ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — Officials at the Treasure Island hotel-casino on the Las Vegas Strip say they and Bill Cosby have mutually agreed to cancel the comedian's upcoming performance amid a growing number of sexual assault allegations. The cancellation was ...

  • Obama touts immigration plan at Vegas high school

    2 days, 5 hours ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — President Barack Obama has returned to Las Vegas to highlight a plan that would spare millions of immigrants from deportation and urge Congress to pass more complete reforms. The president's nationally televised address Friday took place ...

  • Obama to Ferguson: 'Keep protests peaceful'

    2 days, 5 hours ago

    (AP) HENDERSON, Nev. (AP) — President Barack Obama says his message to Ferguson, Missouri, as it awaits a grand jury's decision in this summer's fatal police shooting of an unarmed black man is to keep protests peaceful. Obama says everyone has ...

  • Seton Hall holds on for 68-60 win over Nevada

    2 days, 5 hours ago

    (AP) ST. THOMAS, U.S. Virgin Islands (AP) — Sterling Gibbs scored 15 points and Brandon Mobley had 12 as Seton Hall held on for a 68-60 victory over Nevada in the opening game at the eight-team Paradise Jam on Friday. Seton ...

  • Vegas police: Man held after stabbing, standoff

    2 days, 5 hours ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — Authorities say a woman is hospitalized with stab wounds and a man is in custody after initially refusing to leave a downtown Las Vegas home following an apparent domestic dispute. Las Vegas police Officer Laura Meltzer ...

  • AP-BKC--Seton Hall-Nevada Box

    2 days, 6 hours ago

    (AP) SETON HALL (2-0) Mobley 5-14 1-1 12, Gibbs 5-11 3-5 15, Whitehead 3-8 1-3 8, Sina 1-4 2-2 5, Delgado 2-7 2-6 6, Carrington 5-10 0-2 11, Karlis 0-1 2-2 2, Rodriguez 1-1 2-2 4, Anthony 1-1 3-4 5, Manga ...

  • BC-BKC--Seton Hall-Nevada Box

    2 days, 6 hours ago

    (AP) SETON HALL (2-0) Mobley 5-14 1-1 12, Gibbs 5-11 3-5 15, Whitehead 3-8 1-3 8, Sina 1-4 2-2 5, Delgado 2-7 2-6 6, Carrington 5-10 0-2 11, Karlis 0-1 2-2 2, Rodriguez 1-1 2-2 4, Anthony 1-1 3-4 5, Manga ...

  • More Cosby shows canceled as women allege rape

    2 days, 6 hours ago

    (AP) NEW YORK (AP) — Performances by Bill Cosby in Nevada, Illinois, Arizona, South Carolina and Washington State have been canceled as more women come forward accusing the entertainer of sexually assaulting them many years ago. The director of The Broadway ...

  • Nevada jobless rate down to 7.1 percent in October

    2 days, 7 hours ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nevada's unemployment fell to a more than six-year low in October, according to the state's Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation. The agency reported Friday that Nevada's October jobless rate was 7.1 percent, which is down ...

  • Obama launches sales mission on immigration

    2 days, 7 hours ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — President Barack Obama says he took steps on his own to fix the immigration system because it's been "broken" for a long time and "everybody knows it." Obama says after a year and a half of ...

  • More Cosby shows canceled as women allege assault

    2 days, 8 hours ago

    (AP) NEW YORK (AP) — Stage performances by Bill Cosby in Las Vegas, Illinois and Arizona have been canceled as more women come forward accusing the entertainer of sexually assaulting them many years ago. Officials at the Treasure Island hotel and ...

  • President Obama arrives in Vegas for signing event

    2 days, 9 hours ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — President Barack Obama has arrived in Las Vegas to sign an executive order on immigration. Air Force One safely touched down at McCarran International Airport at 12:10 p.m. Friday PST after a flight from Washington, D.C. ...

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