Moderation is the key to NFL preseason wagering

Uneasy lies the head that wears a crown, and Pete Carroll is wearing it now. But if Carroll is worried, he never shows it. This is not about the Seattle Seahawks’ quest to repeat as Super Bowl champions, not yet anyway. Before he won the biggest game of the season, Carroll was king of the NFL preseason.

State takes responsibility for hobbling juvenile inmates

The director of the Nevada Department of Health And Human Services on Thursday said his department takes responsibility for the institutional abuse allegations of juvenile inmates at the Nevada Youth Training Center in Elko. Romaine Gilliland spoke during a hearing on the issue held by Clark County Family Court Judge William Voy.

Dow Jones plummets 300 points in 1 day

The Dow Jones industrial average tumbled more than 300 points Thursday, its worst one-day drop since February. The plunge snapped a string of five straight monthly gains, and pushed the blue-chip index to a slight loss for the year.

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Cantor to resign from House seat in August

After a stunning primary election loss, former Majority Leader Eric Cantor said Friday that he will resign his seat in the House of Representatives months earlier than expected.

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Trump selected to advance in Buffalo Bills sale process

Donald Trump remains in the running to buy the Buffalo Bills. And so are NHL Buffalo Sabres owners Terry and Kim Pegula, a person close to the process confirmed Thursday night to The Associated Press while speaking on the condition of anonymity because the sale is supposed to be private.

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Dining Guide: Steak

Each week Neon spotlights a different cuisine in the Dining Guide, with steakhouses and seafood restaurants this week.

‘Hobbit’ finale teaser trailer revealed

Care for a tease? Peter Jackson’s final installment in the “Lord of the Rings” series, “The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies,” has all of Middle Earth abuzz with this latest teaser trailer.

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