Month: April 2019

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CARSON CITY – The Senate and Assembly moved through relatively light pre-Easter agendas Friday ahead of expected back-to-back marathon sessions starting Monday to meet the next legislative deadline for bill passage. Assembly Bill 141 passed unanimously in the Assembly. Sponsored by Assemblywoman Lisa Krasner, R-Reno, with a bipartisan roster of 17 additional sponsors, it would
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Q: We have an owner who is constantly defying the rules of the association (and society in general). He refuses to obtain a parking permit, he intentionally parks his pickup across two (and sometimes even three) lanes, he posts rude messages on his windshield. I suspect he has tampered with the electricity in his garage.
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Henderson police internal affairs failed to investigate the 2014 accidental prescription-narcotics overdose death of one of its officers even though part of his job was to collect and dispose of expired drugs dropped off by residents, a Review-Journal investigation found. Though a backpack full of narcotics was found in the officer’s bedroom, internal affairs officers
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Regarding Aurora Cox’s April 11 letter advocating same-day voter registration: Are you kidding? Isn’t there enough voter fraud going on right now without throwing fuel on the fire? How do I know there’s voter fraud going on? Because I have a very unique name. And in 2010, my identity was stolen. After that, I was
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WASHINGTON — Former Vice President Joe Biden is expected to announce he’s running for president next week. That’s according to three people with knowledge of Biden’s plans. Biden will enter the race as a Democratic front-runner, although the 76-year-old faces questions about his age and whether his more moderate record fits with a party that
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WASHINGTON — It’s now up to Congress to decide what to do with special counsel Robert Mueller’s findings about President Donald Trump. While the special counsel declined to prosecute Trump on obstruction of justice, he did not exonerate him, all but leaving the question to Congress. Mueller’s report provides fresh evidence of Trump’s interference in
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WASHINGTON — Don McGahn was barely on speaking terms with President Donald Trump when he left the White House last fall. But special counsel Robert Mueller’s report reveals the president may owe his former top lawyer a debt of gratitude. McGahn, who sat with Mueller for about 30 hours of interviews, emerged as a central
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A Las Vegas homeless youth center got a boost Thursday night through a $100,000 donation from Sands Cares. The donation will enable the opening of five first-floor dorm rooms at the Shannon West Homeless Youth Center, assisting HELP of Southern Nevada’s mission to serve the Las Vegas homeless community. The contribution will provide 1,807 nights
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Dillan Shrum hit two two-run homers to power UNR past UNLV 16-8 in a Mountain West baseball game Thursday in Reno. Marco Valenzuela also had two hits and four RBIs for the Wolf Pack (20-17, 9-10), who went ahead to stay with a four-run fourth. Jaylon McLaughlin hit two doubles, including a three-run hit in
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BILLINGS, Mont. — Police have arrested a man on a charge of deliberate homicide stemming from the disappearance of a woman in southern Montana. The Billings Gazette reports 53-year-old Gregory Green, of Henderson, was arrested Wednesday, about seven months after 49-year-old Laura Johnson went missing. Johnson’s family reported her missing Sept. 24 after not hearing
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SAN JOSE, Calif. — It is said to be the central component of learning something, of creating something. Desperation can be a powerful force. Which is why T-Mobile Arena will host a hockey game on Easter. Get ready for some big-time intensity with all those chocolate bunnies and jelly beans. This best-of-seven Western Conference quarterfinal
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The official Mueller report — with redactions — landed Thursday like a slimy bucket of raw chum. The partisan feeding frenzy immediately commenced. Writing for CNN, Princeton professor Julian Zelizer called the document “shocking.” He also threw in “deeply troubling” and “damning” while urging Democrats to “make sense of what it all adds up to.”
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NEW YORK — The Yankees have suspended the use of Kate Smith’s recording of “God Bless America” during the seventh-inning stretch while they investigate an allegation of racism against the singer. The New York Daily News reported Thursday there are conflicting claims about Smith’s 1939 song “That’s Why Darkies Were Born.” The song originated in