NAACP lashes out at new Nevada Assembly speaker

The Reno-Sparks NAACP is asking the Nevada State Assembly Republican Caucus to reconsider its recent unanimous election of Assemblyman Ira Hansen, R-Sparks, as speaker after questionable comments attributed to him were reported by a Reno newspaper.

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Utah’s concealed gun permits attracting out-of-staters

Tens of thousands of gun owners from around the country are taking advantage of Utah’s concealed firearm permits each year — often taking a required class given by instructors licensed by Utah but who live in other states.

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Stanford’s Nastic will test Rebels inside

Stefan Nastic and the Cardinal — like the Rebels — have started the year 2-0. While the Rebels have survived a pair of last-second shots for two narrow home victories, Stanford has handled South Dakota State and Wofford with relative ease.

San Francisco to bid for 2024 Olympics

A group of San Francisco Bay Area business, sports and civic leaders will bid to host the 2024 Olympics and is putting together a proposal for the United States Olympic Committee, officials said on Thursday.

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Utah’s concealed gun permits attracting out-of-staters

Tens of thousands of gun owners from around the country are taking advantage of Utah’s concealed firearm permits each year — often taking a required class given by instructors licensed by Utah but who live in other states.

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Congress must stifle president’s immigration plan

Addressing the National Council of La Raza in 2011, President Barack Obama said it was “tempting” to bypass Congress on immigration. “But,” he quickly added, “that’s not how our system works; that’s not how our democracy functions; that’s not how our Constitution is written.”

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Flu season starts in Southern Nevada

Cases of the flu have been identified in Southern Nevada, and although the activity remains mild, the news provides additional impetus for people to get vaccinated and adhere to standard practices to help prevent illness.

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