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The inside story of how Hillary Clinton changed the election on visit to Rancho High

Nearly a year ago, Hillary Clinton spoke to young undocumented immigrants and their families at Rancho High School, where 40 percent of …

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Raiders now seem more likely to move to Las Vegas than Los Angeles

The Oakland Raiders were the odd team out in the NFL’s Los Angeles vote early this year, with the St. Louis Rams getting the go-ahead to move to Southern California and …

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Sources: Boyd Gaming nears deal to buy Cannery Casino Resorts

Casino operator Boyd Gaming Corp is close to an agreement to buy Cannery Casino Resorts LLC, in a deal that will value the …

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Bryce Harper has knocked it out of the park — now Lerners must step to the plate

Every phenomenal young baseball talent has to answer questions about himself as a person and a player. This process takes years. But we’re rapidly …

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McDonald’s is testing all-you-can-eat, bottomless French fries

If you’ve ever reached the bottom of a carton of McDonald’s fries and thought, I could probably eat 25 more of these, you may soon have …

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Fiore: ‘Does my firearm make my tukhus look big?’

“Does my firearm make my tukhus look big?” Nevada Assemblywoman Michele Fiore asks with a laugh as she removes her “very sleek Glock 43” from behind her back and …

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Here’s why OU begged Lon Kruger to leave Las Vegas

Oklahoma athletic director Joe Castiglione pulled up to a new house in Las Vegas in the spring of 2011 to make a major recruiting pitch. It wasn’t so much to Lon Kruger, coach of the UNLV Runnin’ Rebels. It was more to …

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Report: Desert Pines product declares for NBA Draft

Julian Jacobs, who led the Desert Pines High basketball team to the 2013 Nevada state championship, is leaving college after his junior year at USC for the NBA Draft. The Los Angeles Times reports

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Jon Jones accused of verbally abusing cop, denies he was drag racing

The former UFC champion Jon Jones has protested his innocence despite being cited for drag racing in Albuquerque last week. Albuquerque police said Jones had also been speeding at the time but …

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UNLV’s Zimmerman headed to NBA

This news is not surprising. Las Vegan Stephen Zimmerman Jr. was only expected to stay at UNLV for one basketball season before heading to the NBA. Projected as a first-round selection in the June draft, the 7-footer reportedly will announce …

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Doc: How close was Mick Cronin to leaving for Las Vegas?

Mick Cronin called it a midlife crisis. You and I quit our jobs, buy a convertible and dream of playing the Champions Tour. Cronin considered leaving …

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Mick Cronin: I never accepted UNLV job

As the University of Cincinnati celebrates that head coach Mick Cronin appears to be staying with the Bearcats after visiting earlier this week with UNLV about its head coaching position, UNLV AD Tina Kunzer-Murphy said …

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SUU basketball: It’s a ‘dream come true’ for Todd Simon

Southern Utah University Athletic Director Jason Butikofer repeated the stat that many Thunderbird faithful are growing tired of hearing: Over the last 25 years …

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Cincinnati hoops coach gets permission to speak to UNLV about job

The University of Cincinnati received a request for permission from UNLV to talk to Bearcats basketball coach Mick Cronin about the Runnin’ Rebels job, sources told …

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Pitt coach Jamie Dixon considering TCU job offer, not UNLV

Pittsburgh’s Jamie Dixon could be headed to Texas Christian University — and not UNLV — to become its new basketball coach …

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