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Democrats in the spotlight at first presidential debate

LAS VEGAS — Bernie Sanders delivered a message Tuesday night that’s unlikely to get lost in Hillary Clinton’s spam folder anytime soon. “Let me say something that may not be great politics,” Sanders said. “The American people are sick and tired of hearing about your damn emails.” The line, delivered in the first half of the Democratic debate at the ...

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Las Vegas girl found in ND after mom sees photo on Backpage

MINOT, N.D. — A 14-year-old girl from Las Vegas has been found in North Dakota after her mother reported finding her photo on a website that advertises sexual services. The Bismarck Tribune reports the teenager’s mother contacted police after seeing messages from Backpage.com on her daughter’s email account. She also saw a photo of girl who looked like her missing daughter. ...

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Sage grouse discussed by Western governors

LAS VEGAS — Interior Secretary Sally Jewell says the federal government is trying to find a way to save the sage grouse without having to list the bird as an endangered species. Jewell, at the Western Governors’ Association’s winter meeting in Las Vegas, said the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has been working with environmentalists and officials in 11 Western ...

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Lawsuit filed against Bakken strip clubs

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Lydia Gilbertson | Shale Plays Media Google+ Brandon J. Hale, an attorney in Williston, ND announced on Tuesday that a class action lawsuit has been filed against the city’s two strip clubs. Hale will be advancing the suit which claims that clubs in the area do not pay their dancers regular wages and claim them as independent contractors. He stated in ...

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Hillary Clinton: US should lead on clean energy

Ken Ritter | Associated Press LAS VEGAS — Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton said Thursday the U.S. should become what she called the world’s 21st-century clean energy superpower, during remarks resembling both a campaign speech and a call to action at the annual National Clean Energy Summit in Las Vegas. Clinton cast the threat of global climate change ...

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Williams County puts signs on hold for 3 months

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WILLISTON, N.D. — The Williams County Commission has implemented a three-month moratorium on new signs in and around the western North Dakota oil patch hub of Williston. Sign permit requests are piling up, and officials don’t want county roads filling up with signs and creating “the Las Vegas effect,” County Planning Director Ray Pacheco said. “The last thing we want ...

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Huge thermal plant opens as solar industry grows

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PRIMM, Nev. (AP) — A windy stretch of the Mojave Desert once roamed by tortoises and coyotes has been transformed by hundreds of thousands of mirrors into the largest solar power plant of its type in the world, a milestone for a growing industry that is testing the balance between wilderness conservation and the pursuit of green energy across the ...

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