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Ray Rice still waiting for 2nd chance in NFL

Former Baltimore Ravens star Ray Rice is waging an unrelenting crusade to get back on the field nearly a year after being booted from the National Football League — along with his $35 million contract — over a heinous case of domestic abuse.

FIFA bans bid inspector for 7 years

FIFA’s ethics committee has banned Harold Mayne-Nicholls, who led the teams which inspected the bids to host the 2018 and 2022 World Cups, for seven years, it said in a statement on Monday.



Nation and World


EDITORIAL: Congress should kill ethanol mandate

The country’s decade-old Renewable Fuel Standard requires increasing levels of plant-based ethanol and biodiesel to be added to traditional fossil fuels. It was supposed to be good for the economy and great for the environment. It has been neither — and it could get even worse.

Reid needs to stand against EPA’s water overreach

Nevada’s senior senator is putting the finishing touches on a long career in public service. Presumably, he will then come home to teach and to comment on public affairs from his unique perspective as a major participant in the governance of our great nation.


Pet adoption 101: How and why to adopt a new best friend

I never really understood the problem of pet overpopulation or shelter crowding until I moved to Las Vegas and got involved in the world of animal rescue. Shelters and rescues are filled with cats and dogs, but most people don’t realize there are also many other adoptable animals such as rabbits, guinea pigs, reptiles, birds, pigs and more.