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Romney makes final pitch to voters ahead of Senate primary

Romney makes final pitch to voters ahead of Senate primary

Posted 2:00 a.m.

Mitt Romney is flashing his familiar smile at city parks and backyards in Utah's mountains and suburbs this week, making his final pitch after being forced into a ...

Isaira Diaz holds a sign reading "Immigrants Make America Great" outside the Suncoast before President Donald Trump's address to the Nevada State GOP Convention in Summerlin on Saturday, June 23, 2018.

Steve Marcus / Las Vegas Sun

Isaira Diaz holds a sign reading "Immigrants Make America Great" outside the Suncoast before President Donald Trump's address to the Nevada State GOP Convention in Summerlin on Saturday, June 23, 2018.

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Trump protest shows political engagement on the rise here

Posted 2:13 p.m.

When Donald Trump got elected, Sandy Huggard got off the sidelines. The lifelong Las Vegas resident, who was among several hundred people who protested Trump’s visit to the city today, said she had stepped away from political activism in recent years but became re-engaged in outrage over ...

As summer sizzles, there’s always something cool about a 51s game

As summer sizzles, there’s always something cool about a 51s game

Posted 2:00 a.m.

A few minutes before the Reno Aces took the field Thursday to face the Las Vegas 51s, Aces infielder Ildemaro Vargas grabbed his glove to put the finishing touches on his warmup routine. But this game of catch came with an unlikely partner — a ...

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Gun industry sees banks as new threat to 2nd Amendment

In this April 25, 2018 photo, a 9mm handgun produced by Honor Defense, a gunmaker in Gainesville, Ga., is displayed. In the wake of high-profile mass shootings, corporate America has been taking a stand against the firearms industry amid a lack of action by lawmakers on gun control. Payment processing firms are limiting transactions, Bank of America stopped providing financing to companies that make AR-style guns, and retailers like Walmart and Dick’s Sporting Goods imposed age restrictions on gun purchases.

Lisa Marie Pane / AP

In this April 25, 2018 photo, a 9mm handgun produced by Honor Defense, a gunmaker in Gainesville, Ga., is displayed. In the wake of high-profile mass shootings, corporate America has been taking a stand against the firearms industry amid a lack of action by lawmakers ...

Posted 7:50 a.m.

With Gary Ramey's fledgling gun-making business taking off in retail stores, he decided to start offering one of his handguns for sale on his website. That didn't sit well with the company he used to process payments, and ...