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Washington Supreme Court tosses out state’s death penalty

Washington state’s Supreme Court ruled Thursday that the death penalty, as applied, violates its Constitution.

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Body found in Provo Canyon believed to be missing Utah hiker

Utah County authorities say a body found in Provo Canyon is believed to that of a missing 36-year-old hiker from Orem.

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Sports Betting Spotlight: College football Week 7

The Review-Journal’s Todd Dewey, handicapper Kelly Stewart and The Cromwell sports book director John Lukasik preview Week 7 of the college football season.

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Sports Betting Spotlight: NFL Week 6

The Review-Journal’s Todd Dewey, handicapper Kelly Stewart and The Cromwell sports book director John Lukasik preview Week 6 of the NFL season.

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Michelle Obama launches education program for girls

Michelle Obama has launched a program to help empower girls worldwide through education.

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Washoe County OKs plan for new homeless campus for women, kids

The Washoe County Commission has approved a 10-year lease between the state and the county’s Human Services Agency to renovate nearly a dozen buildings on Nevada’s mental health campus in Sparks to provide shelter for 150 homeless women and children.

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Missouri man charged with illegally circumcising 2 teens

A Missouri man who started his own religious ministry has been charged with illegally circumcising two teenagers.

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800-pound hammer stolen in Northern California

Authorities in Northern California are looking for a hammer. A really, really big one.

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A booster rocket failed less than two minutes after launching an American and a Russian toward the International Space Station on Thursday, forcing their emergency — but safe — landing on the steppes of Kazakhstan.

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Manhattan’s district attorney dropped part of the criminal sexual assault case against Harvey Weinstein on Thursday after evidence emerged that cast doubt on the account one of his three accusers provided to the grand jury.

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Search-and-rescue teams fanned out across the Florida Panhandle to reach trapped people in Michael’s wake Thursday after the third-most powerful hurricane on record to hit the continental U.S. carved a path of destruction across the Southeast.

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Some parts of the Las Vegas Valley could see isolated showers on Thursday, though rain is more likely to fall outside of the area.

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A police officer pulled an injured driver from a burning limousine early Thursday morning after it crashed into the officer’s vehicle near the Las Vegas Strip.

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Police vehicle, limousine collide near Las Vegas Strip

Westbound Flamingo Road is blocked from Las Vegas Boulevard South to Interstate 15 while Las Vegas police investigate a crash involving a limousine and a police vehicle.

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LeBron’s Lakers too much for Warriors in Las Vegas

LeBron James wowed fans watching the Los Angeles Lakers’ preseason game against the Golden State Warriors on Wednesday night at T-Mobile Arena, finishing with 15 points, 10 rebounds and five assists in the first half of a 123-113 victory over the Golden State Warriors.

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Lights FC snap skid with 5-2 win in home finale

The Lights won their first match since Aug. 4 with a 5-2 win over Phoenix Rising FC at Cashman Field on Wednesday night.

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Knights need to refocus vs. Penguins in first back-to-back test

The Knights travel to Pittsburgh to play the Penguins on Thursday, a day after their 5-2 loss to the Washington Capitals.

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