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September 24, 2017

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President’s criticisms incite more protests at NFL games

President's criticisms incite more protests at NFL games

Updated 11:05 a.m.

President Donald Trump's criticism of players who protest during the national anthem incited a mass increase in such activism Sunday, with more than 100 NFL players sitting or kneeling, others raising their fists and whole teams ...

Hikers enjoy the desert in the Gold Butte region Saturday, Oct. 15, 2016, north east of Las Vegas. President Barack Obama designated two national monuments Wednesday, Dec. 28, 2016, at sites in Utah and Nevada, which includes the 300,000-acre area now known as the Gold Butte National Monument.

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Hikers enjoy the desert in the Gold Butte region Saturday, Oct. 15, 2016, north east of Las Vegas. President Barack Obama designated two national monuments Wednesday, Dec. 28, 2016, at sites in Utah and Nevada, which includes the 300,000-acre area now known as the Gold ...

This land is your land … for now

Posted 2:00 a.m.

Early reports on recommendations made to President Donald Trump by Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke spared Nevada’s Gold Butte and Basin and Range from the alterations and management changes being discussed. But any sighs of relief by local conservationists were choked off Sept. 17, when the memo indicated Gold Butte was among the national monuments Zinke flagged for reduction.

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Heller turned against Nevadans by backing Senate’s health bill

Heller turned against Nevadans by backing Senate’s health bill

Posted 2:00 a.m.

The Senate’s last-ditch assault on the Affordable Care Act appeared to be all but dead heading into the weekend, but Nevadans are going to remember it even if it never comes to a vote. ...

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Reactions to Trump’s comments on NFL player protests

Baltimore Ravens players, including former player Ray Lewis, second from right, kneel down during the playing of the U.S. national anthem before an NFL football game against the Jacksonville Jaguars at Wembley Stadium in London, Sunday Sept. 24, 2017.

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Baltimore Ravens players, including former player Ray Lewis, second from right, kneel down during the playing of the U.S. national anthem before an NFL football game against the Jacksonville Jaguars at Wembley Stadium in London, Sunday Sept. 24, 2017.

Posted 2:38 p.m.

Reactions to President Donald Trump's comments about football players who kneel during the national anthem continued to roll out Sunday . At a rally in Alabama on Friday night, Trump suggested that NFL owners fire players who kneel during the anthem ...