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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States, feds strike $11 million deal to save Colorado River water

Water providers from four western states and the federal government announced an $11 million agreement Thursday to fund projects meant to counteract critically low water levels in the Colorado River basin, which supplies water to about 40 million people in seven states.

Ali gloves sell at auction for about $400,000

The gloves that boxing great Muhammad Ali wore in his legendary 1971 fight against Joe Frazier in what became known as the Fight of the Century sold at auction on Thursday for almost $400,000.

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Ali gloves sell at auction for about $400,000

The gloves that boxing great Muhammad Ali wore in his legendary 1971 fight against Joe Frazier in what became known as the Fight of the Century sold at auction on Thursday for almost $400,000.

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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.

Famed casting director to receive posthumous Emmy

Veteran casting director Marion Dougherty will posthumously receive the 2014 Governors Award from the Television Academy at the Aug. 24 Creative Arts Emmy Awards, the Academy announced on Thursday.

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