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Nevada pimp Dennis Hof wins GOP primary, ousts incumbent

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 12:00
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Pimp Dennis Hof, the owner of half a dozen legal brothels in Nevada and star of the HBO adult reality series "Cathouse," won a Republican primary for the state Legislature on Tuesday, ousting a three-term lawmaker. 2018-06-13T07:44:00-04:00 2018-06-13T11:44:04-04:00
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Thefts rise after California reduces criminal penalties

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 10:00
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California voters' decision to reduce penalties for drug and property crimes in 2014 contributed to a jump in car burglaries, shoplifting and other theft, researchers reported. 2018-06-13T04:54:00-04:00 2018-06-13T08:54:01-04:00
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After AT&T-Time Warner win, is Comcast-Fox a done deal?

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 07:00
NEW YORK (AP) — Comcast will likely bid for Fox's entertainment business as early as Wednesday now that a federal judge has cleared AT&T's $85 billion takeover of Time Warner. 2018-06-13T02:30:00-04:00 2018-06-13T06:30:01-04:00
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Nevada primary tees up battleground governor, Senate races

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 05:00
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nevada voters delivered easy primary election wins Tuesday to Republican Sen. Dean Heller and his Democratic opponent Jacky Rosen while teeing up a November battle for the governor's mansion between the chairman of a powerful Las Vegas-area council and the state attorney general. 2018-06-12T23:51:00-04:00 2018-06-13T03:51:31-04:00
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Comcast bid for Fox is next after favorable AT&T ruling

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 03:00
NEW YORK (AP) — Comcast will likely bid for Fox's entertainment business as early as Wednesday now that a federal judge has cleared AT&T's $85 billion takeover of Time Warner. 2018-06-12T22:10:00-04:00 2018-06-13T02:10:13-04:00
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Democrats settle bruising primary for Nevada governor

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 03:00
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Democrats settled a bruising primary for Nevada governor on Tuesday, nominating Clark County Commission Chair Steve Sisolak to take on the state's Republican attorney general in November — one of two close races expected in the battleground state this year. 2018-06-12T22:49:00-04:00 2018-06-13T02:49:59-04:00
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Democrats settle bruising primary for Nevada governor

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 02:00
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Democrats settled a bruising primary for Nevada governor on Tuesday, nominating Clark County Commission Chair Steve Sisolak to take on the state's Republican attorney general in November — one of two close races expected in the battleground state this year. 2018-06-12T20:49:00-04:00 2018-06-13T00:49:15-04:00
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Ex-wife of man who killed 6 in Arizona relieved he's dead

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 02:00
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Connie Jones' life wasn't routine. She switched up her commute to work, went to different grocery stores, constantly looked over her shoulder, and took firearms training and defensive driving to protect herself and her son from an ex-husband she said was a maniac. 2018-06-12T19:56:00-04:00 2018-06-12T23:56:17-04:00
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Heller wins Nevada GOP primary; Laxalt is pick for governor

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 00:00
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nevada Republicans made primary night easy, sending U.S. Sen. Dean Heller into a tough battle to save his seat and putting Attorney General Adam Laxalt on the November ballot for governor. 2018-06-12T19:44:00-04:00 2018-06-12T23:44:34-04:00
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Ex-wife of man who killed 6 in Arizona relieved he's dead

Tue, 06/12/2018 - 22:00
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Connie Jones' life wasn't routine. She switched up her commute to work, went to different grocery stores, constantly looked over her shoulder, and took firearms training and defensive driving to protect herself and her son from an ex-husband she said was a maniac. 2018-06-12T16:44:00-04:00 2018-06-12T20:44:14-04:00
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New wildfire erupts near Colorado ski resorts, houses

Tue, 06/12/2018 - 22:00
DENVER (AP) — A wildfire erupted Tuesday in an area of Colorado known for its ski resorts, forcing the evacuation of more than 1,300 homes and marking the latest in a series of blazes that have ignited in the drought-stricken U.S. West. 2018-06-12T17:05:00-04:00 2018-06-12T21:05:14-04:00
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Seattle divided as leaders halt tax on companies like Amazon

Tue, 06/12/2018 - 22:00
SEATTLE (AP) — Seattle leaders on Tuesday repealed a tax on large companies such as Amazon and Starbucks after a backlash from businesses, a stark reversal from a month ago when the City Council unanimously approved the effort to combat a growing homelessness crisis. 2018-06-12T17:25:00-04:00 2018-06-12T21:25:35-04:00
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AP EXPLAINS: What does ranked-choice voting mean for Maine?

Tue, 06/12/2018 - 20:00
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Maine Republicans and Democrats wrestled Tuesday with new ballots that let them rank some candidates for the first time. 2018-06-12T15:27:00-04:00 2018-06-12T19:27:26-04:00
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Supreme Court's voter roll decision may have limited impact

Tue, 06/12/2018 - 20:00
ATLANTA (AP) — A U.S. Supreme Court ruling has cleared the way for states to take a tougher approach to maintaining their voter rolls, but will they? 2018-06-12T14:46:00-04:00 2018-06-12T18:46:26-04:00
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Frustrated AMA adopts sweeping policies to cut gun violence

Tue, 06/12/2018 - 20:00
CHICAGO (AP) — With frustration mounting over lawmakers' inaction on gun control, the American Medical Association on Tuesday pressed for a ban on assault weapons and came out against arming teachers as a way to fight what it calls a public health crisis. 2018-06-12T15:39:00-04:00 2018-06-12T19:39:22-04:00
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APNewsBreak: Border agent shot, wounded on Arizona ranch

Tue, 06/12/2018 - 20:00
PHOENIX (AP) — A U.S. Border Patrol agent was wounded in a shooting on an Arizona ranch near the U.S.-Mexico border before dawn Tuesday in a remote area known for drug and migrant smuggling, the agency and the cattleman who owns the property said. 2018-06-12T13:52:00-04:00 2018-06-12T17:52:11-04:00
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Seattle repeals tax on companies after Amazon fights back

Tue, 06/12/2018 - 18:00
SEATTLE (AP) — Seattle leaders on Tuesday repealed a tax on large companies such as Amazon and Starbucks after a backlash from businesses, a stark reversal from a month ago when the City Council unanimously approved the effort to combat a growing homelessness crisis. 2018-06-12T13:28:00-04:00 2018-06-12T17:28:35-04:00
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APNewsBreak: Border agent shot, wounded on Arizona ranch

Tue, 06/12/2018 - 18:00
PHOENIX (AP) — A U.S. Border Patrol agent was wounded in a shooting on an Arizona ranch near the U.S.-Mexico border before dawn Tuesday in a remote area known for drug and migrant smuggling, the agency and the cattleman who owns the property said. 2018-06-12T12:48:00-04:00 2018-06-12T16:48:26-04:00
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Frustrated AMA adopts sweeping policies to cut gun violence

Tue, 06/12/2018 - 18:00
CHICAGO (AP) — With frustration mounting over lawmakers' inaction on gun control, the American Medical Association on Tuesday pressed for a ban on assault weapons and came out against arming teachers as a way to fight what it calls a public health crisis. 2018-06-12T12:56:00-04:00 2018-06-12T16:56:45-04:00
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High court voter roll decision may have limited impact

Tue, 06/12/2018 - 16:00
ATLANTA (AP) — A U.S. Supreme Court ruling has cleared the way for states to take a tougher approach to maintaining their voter rolls, but will they? 2018-06-12T09:56:00-04:00 2018-06-12T13:56:47-04:00
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