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August 14, 2018

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State OKs contract to move off federal health insurance exchange platform
State OKs contract to move off federal health insurance exchange platform
Tuesday, August 14, 2018
Nevada is looking to save more than $18 million by transitioning the state’s health insurance exchange from healthcare.gov to its own platform under ...
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Boyz II Men, Charlie Wilson to join Bruno Mars on tour
Tuesday, August 14, 2018
Cardi B may have backed out of the Bruno Mars tour, but he's found four other acts to hit the road with him. Mars announced Tuesday that Boyz II Men, Charlie Wilson, Ciara and "Boo'd Up" singer Ella Mai will perform during his upcoming fall concerts on ...
Report: Pennsylvania priests molested over 1,000 children
Tuesday, August 14, 2018
Hundreds of Roman Catholic priests in Pennsylvania molested more than 1,000 children — and possibly many more — since the 1950s, and senior church officials, including a man who ...
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Ex-White House aide says Trump trying to silence her
Tuesday, August 14, 2018
Former White House aide Omarosa Manigault Newman declared Tuesday that she "will not be silenced" by President Donald Trump, remaining defiant as her public feud with her former boss appeared set to shift from a war of ...
Elko drug probe nets arrests, one-quarter pound of heroin
Tuesday, August 14, 2018
A month-long investigation into illegal drug trafficking in northeast Nevada has netted a quarter-pound of heroin and at least four ...
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Tourism board OKs $400,000-plus retirement package for outgoing CEO
Tuesday, August 14, 2018
The board of the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority today approved a retirement package for exiting Chief Executive Officer Rossi Ralenkotter that includes a $132,132 bonus and an 18-month consulting deal worth $270,000. Ralenkotter will also receive ...
Fatal head-on crash closes part of Interstate 11
Fatal head-on crash closes part of Interstate 11
Tuesday, August 14, 2018
A fiery head-on crash on the newly opened Interstate 11 killed two people and injured two others this morning, according to the Nevada Highway Patrol. The crash happened ...
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Clemson aims for 4th straight ACC title in dominating run
Tuesday, August 14, 2018
Clemson coach Dabo Swinney isn't changing how the Tigers approach each season ...
Police: At least 40 guns stolen from Reno pawn store
Tuesday, August 14, 2018
Secret Witness is offering a $1,000 reward in northern Nevada for information leading to the arrest and prosecution of a suspect or suspects wanted for the ...
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Manafort's defense rests after calling no witnesses
Tuesday, August 14, 2018
Paul Manafort's defense rested its case Tuesday without calling any witnesses in the former Trump campaign chairman's tax evasion and fraud trial. Manafort himself chose ...
Indiana police say bomb threat halted Rascal Flatts concert
Tuesday, August 14, 2018
Authorities say a bomb threat is what prompted country group Rascal Flatts to abruptly end a ...
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To fend off Netflix, movie theaters try 3-screen immersion
Tuesday, August 14, 2018
Sit at the back of the movie theater, and it's possible to see the appeal of ScreenX, the latest attempt to drag film lovers off the sofa and away from Netflix. Instead of one screen, there are three - one at the front, and two on the sides - to add to ...
No charges in 2 German cyclists' deaths on historic Route 66
Tuesday, August 14, 2018
No criminal charges will be filed against the driver who struck and killed two German cyclists in Kansas while they rode on the historic Route 66 during ...
ACLU: Federal agencies setting 'trap' to deport immigrants
Tuesday, August 14, 2018
A civil rights group says federal immigration officials are violating the rights of immigrants seeking legal status by setting a ...
Bus crash in Ecuador kills 24 people, injures 19
Tuesday, August 14, 2018
At least 24 people were killed and another 19 injured when a bus careened into another vehicle at high speed and overturned on a highway near ...