Bill deadline promises a busy day in Carson City

After a week that saw a second state lawmaker resign for impropriety – in the latest instance, amid sexual harassment claims – legislators return to work Monday for what will be the longest day of this session to date. Monday is the deadline for bills sponsored by individual lawmakers to be introduced.

UNR, Utah State to represent MW in NCAA Tournament

UNR received a seventh seed and will play No. 10 Florida on Thursday in Des Moines, Iowa, in the opening round of the NCAA Tournament. No. 8 Utah State meets No. 9 Washington on Friday in Columbus, Ohio.

Rory McIlroy tops Furyk to win Players Championship

Rory McIlroy made two late birdies to regain the lead, was at his best when the pressure was the highest, and he closed with a 2-under 70 for a one-shot victory over Jim Furyk in his 10th appearance at The Players Championship.

Inmate, 65, dies at Northern Nevada prison

A 65-year-old inmate at the Northern Nevada Correctional Center died Saturday, the Nevada Department of Corrections announced.

Dick Dale, ‘King of Surf Guitar,’ dies at 81

Dick Dale, whose pounding, blaringly loud power-chord instrumentals on songs like “Miserlou” and “Let’s Go Trippin’” earned him the title King of the Surf Guitar, has died at age 83.

Duke gets top billing; NC, Virginia, Zags also 1s

Looming at the top of this year’s March Madness bracket: Duke and its freshman force of nature, Zion Williamson.

White House aide calls linking mosque shooter to Trump ‘absurd’

A top White House official said Sunday that President Donald Trump “is not a white supremacist” and attempts to tie him to the alleged New Zealand mosque shooter are “absurd.”

Mourners pay tribute to New Zealand mosque shooting victims

CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand — A steady stream of mourners paid tribute Sunday at a makeshift memorial to the 50 people slain by a gunman at two mosques in Christchurch, while dozens of Muslims stood by to bury the dead when authorities finally release the victims’ bodies.

More Midwest evacuations as floodwaters head downstream

Residents in parts of southwestern Iowa were forced out of their homes Sunday as a torrent of Missouri River water flowed over and through levees.

Ethiopia minister says ‘clear similarity’ between plane crashes

Preliminary data retrieved from the flight data recorder of the Ethiopian Airlines plane that crashed shows “a clear similarity” with an earlier disaster in Indonesia, Ethiopia’s transport minister said Sunday.

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