Shoshone sisters also couldn’t beat BLM

Mary and Carrie Dann never received a visit from the camouflage cavalry, and I’m not sure whether they would have welcomed the support of armed militia. But the story of the Shoshone sisters is worth revisiting in the wake of recent events at Cliven Bundy’s ranch near Bunkerville.

Two Clark County teams prepare for National Science Bowl

Starting Thursday, five high-schoolers from The Meadows and five students from Hyde Park Middle School’s Academy of Math and Sciences will compete in the four-day National Science Bowl in Washington, D.C. The teams qualified for the event after winning the regional science bowl in February and taking home $5,000 for their schools’ science departments.

Police make arrest in fatal shooting

A man was arrested Tuesday in connection with a Monday shooting that killed one man, according to Las Vegas police. Jonathan Perez, 22, was arrested and taken to the Clark County Detention Center. He faces charges including first-degree murder, possession of a gun by a prohibited person, and discharging a gun within a structure or prohibited area.

Police ask victims to come forward in child luring case

Las Vegas police asked the public for assistance Wednesday in identifying possible victims of a man who was arrested and faces two counts of luring of a child with sexual intent. Jonathan Thyron Thompson, 30, was arrested Monday after Las Vegas police say he had been contacting a juvenile female through social media with the intent of persuading her to have sex with him. A second alleged victim was later identified by Las Vegas police.

A dozen NFL games to circle for next season

The 2014 NFL season will kick off Sept. 4 in Seattle, where the Super Bowl champion Seahawks will be honored before the boisterous 12th Man in the regular-season opener against the Green Bay Packers. A full schedule for the upcoming season was announced by the league on Wednesday.

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Rebels golf team aims for postseason goals

It has become a familiar story for UNLV’s men’s golf team at this time of the year. It’s time for the Mountain West championships, which means the NCAA Regionals are just around the corner. It also brings up the question why the Rebels, who have had very talented teams over the years, have failed to capture the title.

LEFTOVERS: Browns QB shows skill around grill

The Cleveland Browns aren’t accustomed to winning. So anything that’s remotely positive connected to the franchise is going to get the team’s attention. In this case, it was quarterback Brian Hoyer winning a cooking contest last weekend.

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