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May 24, 2017

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These high school athletes' dedication to service shows Las Vegas in good hands
Photo: Ramiro Alvarado of Chaparral High School is a Citi Ramiro Alvarado would sit in the car waiting to exit the freeway off-ramp and be taken back by a familiar scene: A panhandler — exhausted from the heat and lack of food and water — ...
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Simpson has good chance for parole this year, public defender says
Simpson has good chance for parole this year, public defender says Simpson's record of good behavior at the Lovelock Correctional Center and advanced age may help him when he goes before the Nevada Board of Parole Commissioners ...
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Communities must unite to aid wounded warriors
The conflicts of the post-9/11 era are the first time since the end of the Cold War that the United States has attempted to fight extended wars with an all-volunteer force. ...
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Freedom Caucus policies would shackle US workers
After all, America is an open society, in which everyone is free to make his or her own choices about where to work and how to live. Everyone, that is, except the 30 million workers ...
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Voting rights for felons part of Legislature’s criminal justice reform push
Photo: More than 300 inmates at High Desert State Prison A national push toward criminal justice reform has made its way to Nevada, where lawmakers are eyeing changes including the right to vote for felons ...
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ISIS video catches attention of security in Las Vegas ahead of holiday weekend
Photo: The Southern Nevada Counter-Terrorism Center aka F The recent terror attack in England at the end of a crowded concert and the release of a propaganda video from the Islamic State group calling for attacks in places like Las Vegas, locals and ...
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Golden Knights confident that TV deal will bring desired exposure
Photo: Owner Bill Foley of the Golden Knights hockey team Vegas Golden Knights owner Bill Foley and President Kerry Bubolz stepped aside for a moment during Tuesday afternoon’s news conference at the Stratosphere ...
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Fiore and Ross campaigning door to door, not face to face
Photo: Kelli Ross applauds her field team as they prepare The race to represent the far northwest on the Las Vegas City Council is unfolding quietly over pasta dinners and doorsteps rather than high-profile debates.
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Analysis: Budget shows Trump's trouble figuring out Congress
Analysis: Budget shows Trump's trouble figuring out Congress President Donald Trump's first budget proposal, snubbed by some Republican allies, is just the latest example of an administration that seems at times clueless and ...
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Climate change must be fought
The real victims in gutting the EPA will be my children and grandchildren as well as the author’s progeny. ...
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Can Pope Francis save Donald Trump?
If anyone ever needed a conversion experience — and fast — it is President Donald Trump. ...
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An all-important primer on hockey's icing and offsides rules
Photo: Anaheim Ducks defenseman Brandon Montour skates of Hockey is relatively whistle-free compared to sports like football and basketball. Occasional stoppages occur but the game flows more freely and has fewer commercial breaks — allowing average games to end in only two hours ...
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Solar measure good for state
AB405 is a thoughtful measure that addresses the needs of customers, the solar industry, public health and the utility’s mandate to keep the lights on. ...
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Having previously clashed, Trump and Pope Francis meet
Photo: Pope Francis meets with President Donald Trump on President Donald Trump met with Pope Francis, the famously humble pontiff with whom he has publicly clashed, concluding his tour of the ancestral homes of the world's three largest ...
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NATO rolls out the red carpet, buffs its image for Trump
NATO is not only rolling out the red carpet for U.S. President Donald Trump in Brussels Thursday, but the military alliance — which Trump has declared obsolete — has been busy repackaging its image and ...
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Defense raises race bias in Cosby jury selection process
Photo: Bill Cosby arrives for the second day of jury sele With just one black person seated among the first 11 jurors chosen for Bill Cosby's sexual assault trial, defense lawyers are crying foul and accusing prosecutors of trying to systematically keep blacks off the jury ...
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Hannity backs off story about murdered DNC staffer
Photo: Sean Hannity of Fox News. Fox News Channel's Sean Hannity said Tuesday he's backing off his speculation about the 2016 murder of Democratic National Committee employee Seth Rich after talking with Rich's family ...
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States rejecting bills intended to keep guns away from kids
In state after state, proposals that would create or toughen laws intended to keep kids from getting ahold of unsecured guns have stalled — caught up in a debate over whether they are effective prevention ...
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United CEO likely to face investor questions about dragging
Photo: In this June 2, 2016, photo, United Airlines CEO O United Airlines CEO Oscar Munoz is likely to face questions from shareholders Wednesday about the rough removal of a passenger from a flight, an incident that sparked weeks of bad publicity ...
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Military presence stepped up as Britain faces raised threat
Photo: People gesture as they attend a vigil in Trafalgar Britons will find armed troops at vital locations after the official threat level was raised to its highest point following a suicide bombing that killed 22 ...
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Playboy model who shot nude of unwitting woman due in court
A Playboy centerfold who ignited a backlash of criticism when she secretly snapped a photo of a naked 71-year-old woman in a locker room and posted it online mocking the woman's body is expected to ...
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Priest among 14 hostages taken in siege of Philippines city
Muslim extremists abducted a Catholic priest and more than a dozen churchgoers while laying siege to a southern Philippine city overnight, burning buildings, ambushing soldiers and hoisting flags of ...
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China shuts some live streaming sites, punishes companies
Chinese authorities have punished dozens of companies involved in live online broadcasting and shut down 10 platforms for showing content that was pornographic, related to gambling or ...
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