Bull riders made eight seconds last 21 years

Breakaway leagues usually end up as broken dreams. But the Pro Bull Riders started 21 years ago in an Arizona motel room with $12,000 in a cowboy hat, and this week the riders compete for $2.2 million in the World Finals at the Thomas & Mack Center.

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Henderson police chase cold-case slaying

Danny Cates was found dead in his office nine years ago and the homicide was never solved, but Henderson police think someone knows more and isn’t coming forward.

Ethics complaint hits School Board president

The candidate running against Clark County School Board President Erin Cranor filed an ethics complaint against her Thursday for Cranor’s actions described in a lawsuit against the district and her, individually.

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New Jersey files defense of sports betting effort

TRENTON, N.J. — Claims that New Jersey’s plan to allow legal sports gambling violates federal law are meritless, the state wrote in a court filing in response to efforts by four major U.S. pro sports leagues and the NCAA to stop gambling from beginning this weekend.

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Opinion

EDITORIAL: Federal court secrecy goes too far

The federal government stomps all over Americans’ rights on a regular basis. But when the government uses the courts — the system that is supposed to provide the final check on government overreach — to trample our liberties, it’s beyond outrageous. It’s a constitutional crisis.

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