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ESPN Las Vegas: Johnny Manziel wore blond wig, fake mustache, glasses, hoodie on the Strip

Johnny Manziel donned a blond wig and sunglasses during his visit to a Las Vegas Strip nightclub Saturday, ESPN Las Vegas reports — and we may see video proof soon …

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Terrorists? Freedom fighters? Oregon standoff poses quandary for media

Militiamen? Activists? Terrorists? In the wake of the seizure of a federal wildlife management building in eastern Oregon by armed protesters on Saturday, the news media have struggled with …

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Oregon militant leader Ammon Bundy exudes calm as he presides over occupation

Ammon Bundy, the militant leader holed up at the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge, strolled through the headquarters grounds Sunday as if he had no cares. But the son of Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy is presiding over an occupation …

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Embattled QB Manziel reportedly seen in Las Vegas on eve of game

Johnny Manziel, who will sit out the Cleveland Browns’ regular season finale Sunday due to a concussion, was seen Saturday dining and gambling at Las Vegas’ Planet Hollywood casino, according to employees and patrons who interacted with the embattled quarterback.

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Bush campaign shifts resources to early states in strategy shakeup

Jeb Bush’s campaign, searching for momentum in a race that hasn’t gone its way, is deploying nearly all of its staff in its Miami headquarters to early states and shifting millions of dollars …

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Cubs’ Kris Bryant announces engagement to longtime girlfriend

Chicago Cubs third baseman Kris Bryant has won over the hearts of fans with his prodigious power and his Rookie of the Year-winning first season in the Windy City …

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As Rubio and Cruz vie for Mormon support in Nevada, divide over taxes looms

Deep divisions among Nevada Republicans over a $1-billion tax increase pushed by the state’s Republican governor are helping to shape the battle between …

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Tarkanian’s among this year’s most notable sports deaths

Two of the more notable sports deaths this year were those of Jerry Tarkanian, the former basketball coach at UNLV, who died in February at age 84, and Walter Byers, the former head of the N.C.A.A., who died in May.

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20,000-to-1 parlay brings $100K payday for Las Vegas woman

One of the biggest long shots in betting history will be cashed on Wednesday afternoon when Tayla Polia of Las Vegas gets paid $100,005 for her $5, 15-leg NFL parlay that came through this week.

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Sanders ramps up battle against Clinton in Nevada

Bernie Sanders is aggressively expanding his presidential campaign in Nevada in the hopes of proving he has an appeal beyond …

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Poynter: Review-Journal editor Mike Hengel is stepping down

Mike Hengel, who has led the Las Vegas Review-Journal since 2010, is accepting a voluntary buyout, he told the newsroom …

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Former Rebel Kendall Smith finds early success with Cal-State Northridge

Cal-State Northridge junior guard Kendall Smith, a transfer from UNLV, was named the Big West Player of the Week. In the process, he took a jab at his former program …

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Atlanta fire chief fired for distributing anti-gay book will get his day in federal court

An Atlanta Fire Department chief fired for handing out a self-published anti-gay book has survived a motion for summary judgment and will be allowed to argue his termination violated …

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Foley makes Top Hockey People list with efforts to lure NHL to Las Vegas

Even though Bill Foley has yet to bring Las Vegas a National Hockey League team, his dogged campaign has impressed the hockey world, landing him a place on …

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BYU safeties Nacua, Wadsworth have strong Las Vegas ties

For BYU starting safeties Kai Nacua and Michael Wadsworth, this is the right place to end a season — and, in Wadsworth’s case, a career …

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