Nevada sage grouse plan OK’d; feds criticized

As a panel of Nevada policymakers on Wednesday adopted a new conservation plan designed to protect sage grouse habitat, the Western Governors Association has expressed concern that the multi-state effort is being treated as an afterthought by federal agencies.

FCC considering ban of Redskins name

The Federal Communications Commission is considering whether to punish broadcasters for using the moniker of the Washington NFL team, the Redskins, a word many consider a slur to Native Americans, the agency’s chairman indicated on Tuesday.

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NL wild-card game: Giants at Pirates prediction

The San Francisco Giants got a chance to line up their starting pitching in anticipation of a one-game wild card, and Madison Bumgarner is ready to go. The Pittsburgh Pirates, who host the Giants in the National League wild-card game Wednesday, fought until the final day of the regular season for the NL Central crown and did not get a chance to line up their top starter.

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Literary Las Vegas: Renee Jean

Local author Renee Jean’s debut novel “Never Give Up” shares the story of Akayklia “Kaylie” Reynolds, a young woman who had it all: a loving fiance, a passion for dance and a star solo in a big summer recital. A night of celebration with her fiance turns tragic when a gunman hijacks her cab and takes her on a ride that almost ends her life.

Las Vegas Book Briefs for Oct. 2-8, 2014

Literary events this week include a reading by Sasha Steensen, who is set to be the first guest speaker in the UNLV Creative Writing Program Alumni Reading Series.

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