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Clark, Centennial capture region golf titles

Centennial’s McKenzi Hall won the Mountain Region individual title, and helped the Bulldogs win the team girls golf title. Riana Mission did the same for Clark, winning individually and powering her team to the Desert Region crown.

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Review shows rise in Nevada prison inmates, longer stints

More people are being incarcerated in Nevada prisons, and they’re spending more time inside them, according to a review by the Crime and Justice Institute.

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Judge may gut $289M award over Monsanto’s Roundup weed-killer

A San Francisco judge said Wednesday she is considering tossing out the lion’s share of the $289 million judgment against agribusiness giant Monsanto and ordering a new trial over whether the company’s weed-killer caused a groundskeeper’s cancer.

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Capitals stymie Knights in Stanley Cup Final rematch

Cody Eakin scored in his season debut, but the Golden Knights struggled on special teams and lost 5-2 to the Washington Capitals in a rematch of the Stanley Cup Final.

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Capitals stymie Knights again in Stanley Cup Final rematch

Cody Eakin scored in his season debut, but the Golden Knights struggled on special teams and lost 5-2 to the Washington Capitals in a rematch of the Stanley Cup Final.

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Tex Winter dead at 96, creator of basketball’s triangle offense

Tex Winter, the innovative “Triangle Offense” pioneer who assisted Phil Jackson on 11 NBA championship teams with the Chicago Bulls and Los Angeles Lakers, has died. He was 96. Kansas State University said Winter died in Manhattan.

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First-class stamp could hit 55 cents as Postal Service swims in debt

The U.S. Postal Service is seeking to increase the price of its first-class stamp by 5 cents to 55 cents to help stem its mounting red ink. If approved by regulators, the 10 percent increase to the cost of mailing a 1-ounce letter would be the biggest since 1991.

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Convention authority role discussed for new Las Vegas stadium

The committee making recommendations to Gov. Brian Sandoval and the Nevada Legislature on attracting events to the new Las Vegas stadium is leaning toward expanding the role of the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority and Las Vegas Events, rather than forming of a new sports commission.

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New York man charged in Election Day bomb plot

Federal authorities have charged a New York man with building a 200-pound bomb they say he planned to detonate on Election Day on the National Mall in Washington.

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Texas judge refuses plea to keep 9-year-old girl on life support

A judge has denied a family’s plea to extend a court order that has kept a 9-year-old North Texas girl on life support. The ruling Wednesday means doctors in Fort Worth can disconnect Payton Summons from life support after 1:20 p.m. Monday.

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Netflix trailblazer Russell Peters headlines Pearl at the Palms

The grand experiment, “Notorious,” premiered in 2013. The special changed Netflix’s programming trajectory, as the streaming service is now home to an array of comedy specials.

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Campaign 2018: Sandoval won’t back candidate in Nevada AG race

While he isn’t publicly supporting a candidate for the seat he held from 2003 to 2005, Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval heaped praise on both of the top candidates.

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Heller, Rosen play politics with Kavanaugh confirmation vote

In the high-stakes Nevada Senate race that could determine who controls the upper chamber, Dean Heller and Jacky Rosen are using the Kavanaugh confirmation battle to energize their bases ahead of the Nov. 6 election.

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