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Aztecs deal No. 14 Cal first loss of the season

The 14th-ranked California Golden Bears squandered a 15-point second-half lead and were handed their first loss of the season, 72-58, by San Diego State in the semifinals of the Continental Tire Las Vegas Invitational at Orleans Arena.



7 ways to protect yourself from holiday identity theft

The holidays are a great time for buying gifts — and also a prime time for thieves. But having your purse or wallet stolen in a busy mall might be the least of your worries this year when it comes to holiday shopping and identity theft.

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LETTERS: NV Energy's plans unjustifiable

The editorial on rooftop solar was focused on the wrong industry. It should be that NV Energy must pay. How do you justify NV Energy's request to spend close to $1 billion to build a gas-fired generating plant, so that it can avoid purchasing power from out of state?

Federal government must free up more spectrum

The federal government could create a massive revenue generator, without increasing taxes, if Sen. Dean Heller, R-Nev., and his 24 colleagues on the Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation help pass legislation to transfer wireless resources from Washington's control to the private sector.