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Freshman forward Joel Ntambwe emerges for UNLV

UNLV 6-foot-9-inch forward Joel Ntambwe averages 12.4 points and 6.0 rebounds and is shooting a team-high 39.2 percent (20 of 51) from 3-point range.

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Pot taxes lag in California as illegal market grows

Deep in Gov. Gavin Newsom’s new budget is a figure that says a lot about California’s shaky legal marijuana market: The state is expecting a lot less cash from cannabis taxes.

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Convict named who killed rookie California policewoman

A man who shot and killed a rookie police officer in Northern California before taking his own life during a standoff with police was a 48-year-old convict who had been ordered to surrender a semi-automatic rifle.

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Runaway Saudi woman who fled family granted asylum in Canada

Tired but smiling, an 18-year-old Saudi woman who said she feared death if deported back home arrived Saturday in Canada, which offered her asylum in a case that attracted global attention after she mounted a social media campaign.

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Samuel L. Jackson revisits roles in ‘Glass’, ‘Captain Marvel’

The actor returns as Elijah Price/Mr. Glass in M. Night Shyamalan’s latest film, then goes back to Nick Fury territory in spring’s “Captain Marvel.”

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Dallas Stars’ Tyler Seguin responds to CEO’s criticism

Dallas Stars forward Tyler Seguin scored 11 points in the seven games after Stars CEO Jim Lites’ public criticism of him and captain Jamie Benn.

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Goodyear Blimp flies above, into College Football Hall of Fame

When the Goodyear Blimp was spotted flying over Shadow Creek at the Tiger Woods vs. Phil Mickelson golf match, little did Las Vegans realize they were casting eyes on the newest member of the College Football Hall of Fame.

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Wisconsin girl has no link to suspected kidnapper, grandpa says

The grandfather of a northwestern Wisconsin girl who authorities say was abducted during a home invasion that left her parents dead said Saturday that the family has no connection to the suspect and doesn’t understand why he targeted her, deepening a mystery that has captivated the state for...

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Popular Las Vegas artist opens store in Arts District

England native Izaac Zevalking began creating under the pseudonym Recycled Propaganda in 2013.

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GAME DAY: Golden Knights open 2-game road trip against Blackhawks

The Golden Knights begin a two-game road trip Saturday against the Chicago Blackhawks at United Center.

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Julian Castro announces 2020 presidential bid

Assailing President Donald Trump for “a crisis of leadership,” former Obama Cabinet member Julian Castro joined the 2020 presidential race Saturday as the rush of Democrats making early moves to challenge the incumbent accelerates, while anticipation grows around bigger names still considering a...

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CES 2019: Of robots and beehives — a look at what stood out

Robots and more robots marked just one trend at CES. Now that the 2019 show has wrapped up until next year, a look at some of the other trends, products that grabbed attention this year.

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City of Henderson buys 10-acre parcel near Raiders practice site

The City Council approves purchase of the property, located across from the M Resort at the northwest corner of St. Rose Parkway and Bowes Avenue, near Las Vegas Boulevard South, for more than $4.1 million.

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Missy Elliott first female rapper inductee to Songwriters Hall of Fame

Missy Elliott is making history as the first female rapper inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame, whose 2019 class also includes legendary British singer Cat Stevens and country-folk icon John Prine.

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Dozens feared dead after oil tanker explodes in Nigeria

An overturned oil tanker exploded in Nigeria while dozens of people were scooping up the leaking fuel and many were killed, police and witnesses said Saturday.

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$20M donated to veteran’s border wall GoFundMe to be refunded

A Florida man says people who contributed more than $20 million online to help build a wall along the southern U.S. border can get refunds or shift their support to a new nonprofit effort.

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CES 2019: 5G ‘will change everything’, revolutionize the world

While there was little doubt among attendees that 5G will revolutionize the world, when that revolution will actually dawn is disputed.

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No answers behind how, why of 36 Clark County deaths last year

Of the more than 4,300 deaths investigated by the Clark County coroner’s office in 2018, 36 were ruled undetermined, meaning the manner of death could not be nailed down.

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