Bail reduction sought in Sparks trespass slaying

A 73-year-old former schoolteacher accused of killing an unarmed trespasser in Northern Nevada should have his $2 million bail reduced dramatically because he poses no flight risk and opened fire in self-defense when he thought the man pointed a gun at him, his new defense attorney said.

Reid, Heller talk immigration in joint interview

CARSON CITY – U.S. Senators Harry Reid and Dean Heller said in a joint interview that the nation would not have the current crisis with the flood of people crossing the border from Mexico and Central America if the House had passed the Senate’s comprehensive immigration reform bill.

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Skiers, cyclists fear butterfly effect

Efforts to protect the newly endangered Mount Charleston blue butterfly could spoil plans to expand portions of Las Vegas Ski & Snowboard Resort and open its slopes to mountain bikers during the offseason.

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Send caption idea, name, address and phone number to: aking@viewnews.com or View Caption Contest, PO Box 70, Las Vegas, NV 89125. Prizes will be awarded for first, second and third place. Entries are limited to five per person and must be postmarked by Aug. 23. Anonymous submissions will be disqualified. Look for the winning captions in the Sept. 4 editions.

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