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July 23, 2016

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Trump emerged in front of fog, but his policies remain shrouded
Donald Trump made a grand entrance on the first night of the Republican National Convention back-lit in a thick blue fog. I expected to hear the theme song from his “The Celebrity Apprentice” program, “For ...
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White delusion has festered for decades, ’60s surveys show
In 1962, 85 percent of white Americans told Gallup that black children had as good a chance as white children of getting a good education. The next year, in another Gallup survey, almost half of ...
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Those who stereotype ‘egotistical’ millennials are ill-informed
My generation isn’t getting enough credit. I’m a millennial. I’m required to say it. Every participation medal won, opportunity guaranteed, and pat on the back from …
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Coup failure averted fiasco, but democracy didn’t win
As coups go, the Turkish effort was a study in ineptitude: No serious attempt to capture or muzzle the existing political leadership, no leader ready to step in, no communication strategy (or even awareness of ...
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Q+A: Eating champ Kobayashi talks Vegas, world records and dislike for rival Joey Chestnut
Photo: Competitive eating champion Takeru Kobayashi will Takeru Kobayashi has made a name for himself by perfecting the art of stuffing as much food as possible into his stomach at once. The holder of six Guinness World Records and many other worldwide ...
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Fortune, friction and decline as casino 'Chinatown' matures
No ornate archway marks it. No obvious business district with exotic signs and storefronts sets it apart. But in the quiet neighborhoods around two of the nation's largest casinos, a sort of suburban Chinatown has ...
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UFC on Fox 20 breakdown, betting odds and picks
Photo: Women's Bantamweight former champion Holly Holm le The last three women’s bantamweight title fights in the UFC have all resulted in upsets. It’s time to discern whether the trend extends to top-contender bouts Saturday night at the United Center in Chicago for ...
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Coronado's Kennedy Koehler continuing his basketball progression
Photo: Coronados Kennedy Koehler (30) forces his way insi As the high school basketball season progressed last winter, Coronado’s Kennedy Koehler went from a relative unknown to one of ...
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Woman found dead in ransacked home remembered as 'exceptional musician' and 'beautiful soul'
A renowned symphony viola player, Mary Margaret Trimble honed her stringed-instrument abilities in the '70s alongside the likes of Las Vegas regulars Frank Sinatra and Sammy Davis Jr. Her body was discovered on a bed ...
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Musician sues Blue Man Group in royalties case
Photo: The Blue Man Group performs in an undated handout The Blue Man Group, whose shows feature a trio of mute, alienesque, marshmallow-tossing, percussion-thumping bald and painted characters, has grown from its beginnings in the 1980s New York performance art scene to a global brand ...
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Some Sanders supporters still not sold on Hillary Clinton going into Democratic National Convention
Some Sanders supporters still not sold on Hillary Clinton going into Democratic National Convention Democratic leaders are praying for unity as the party kicks off its four-day convention in the City of Brotherly Love next week. They hope to distinguish their convention in Philadelphia from its Republican counterpart in ...
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Anthony Bennett switches jersey number to honor friend Dejean-Jones
Anthony Bennett switches jersey number to honor friend Dejean-Jones The No. 13 jersey Bennett will wear next season with the Brooklyn Nets is his tribute to former UNLV teammate Bryce Dejean-Jones, who was fatally shot ...
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Kevin Durant got a tattoo of Tupac's face on his leg in Las Vegas
Tupac has been dead for almost 20 years. However, the rapper/actor/poet/activist's influence lives stronger than Lance Armstrong. Kevin Durant's leg is proof ...
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Ciara reminisces about her Sin City bachelorette party as she shares throwback swimsuit snap
She tied the knot with Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson in a lavish ceremony in England on July 6. And on Thursday, Ciara looked a few weeks back to the secret bachelorette festivities from before ...
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