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Reno-Tahoe region drops effort to host 2030 Winter Olympics

Reno-Tahoe region drops effort to host 2030 Winter Olympics

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. (AP) — The Reno-Tahoe area will not be making a play to host the Winter Olympics. The Tahoe Daily Tribune reported Monday that the Reno-Tahoe Winter Games Coalition announced it was declining a bid invitation from the U.S. Olympic Committee. According to the coalition’s board chairman, it would […]

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UVU Men’s Basketball Prepares For Crosstown Clash Against BYU

UVU Men’s Basketball Prepares For Crosstown Clash Against BYU

OREM, Utah-Friday evening, Utah Valley University men’s basketball will take the 4.9-mile trip southeast along University Parkway to the Marriott Center to battle crosstown rival BYU in the “UCCU Crosstown Clash.” Utah Valley comes into this game with a 96-71 win over NCAA Division II Westminster, which counts as a […]

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Remains found near Arizona-Utah border may be missing couple

Remains found near Arizona-Utah border may be missing couple

LITTLEFIELD, Ariz. (AP) — The family of an Arizona couple who went missing nine months ago says their remains may have been found. The Mohave County Sheriff’s office says two sets of human remains were found this week near the Arizona-Utah border around the Virgin River Gorge. Authorities say all […]

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USU Men’s Basketball Picked To Finish 9th in Mountain West

USU Men’s Basketball Picked To Finish 9th in Mountain West

LAS VEGAS-Tuesday, during the Mountain West Conference’s men’s basketball media day, Utah State was picked to finish ninth by media from around the league. The Aggies received 78 overall votes, finishing ahead of Air Force and San Jose State. Burgeoning national power Nevada, who made the Sweet Sixteen in last […]

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Utah State Men’s Basketball To Appear On National Television 12 Times This Season

Utah State Men’s Basketball To Appear On National Television 12 Times This Season

LOGAN, Utah-Wednesday, Utah State men’s basketball announced the Aggies will make 12 appearances on national television during the 2018-19 season. The Aggies will be on AT&T SportsNet five times, CBS Sports Network and the ESPN family of networks three times apiece and make a singular appearance on Stadium. The Aggies’ […]

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Fires prompt sage grouse hunting ban in large part of Nevada

Fires prompt sage grouse hunting ban in large part of Nevada

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Destruction of sage grouse habitat by a series of large wildfires has prompted a ban on hunting for the game bird this fall across a stretch of Nevada that is nearly twice as big as the state of Delaware. The Nevada Board of Wildlife Commissioners approved […]

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15 states side with Nevada in drugmaker delay of execution

15 states side with Nevada in drugmaker delay of execution

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Fifteen states are siding with Nevada as it fights drug companies battling the use of their products in an inmate’s execution. Republican attorneys general from 15 states filed documents Monday with the Nevada Supreme Court arguing that drug company Alvogen’s claims are a part of a […]

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Nevada man indicted for murder in Mormon church hilling

Nevada man indicted for murder in Mormon church hilling

FALLON, Nev. (AP) — A 48-year-old northern Nevada man accused of fatally shooting a fellow member of his congregation during Sunday services at a Mormon church has been indicted on murder, battery and assault charges. John O’Connor made his initial appearance Wednesday in justice court in rural Fallon. He was […]

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USU Football Picked Fourth in Mountain Division of Mountain West Conference

USU Football Picked Fourth in Mountain Division of Mountain West Conference

LAS VEGAS-Tuesday, as Mountain West Conference football media days commenced at the Cosmopolitan, the Utah State Aggies were selected by conference media to finish fourth in the Mountain Division. The projected favorite in the Mountain Division is defending Mountain West champion Boise State. The Broncos netted 22 first-place votes from […]

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Police search for motive in shooting at Nevada Mormon church

Police search for motive in shooting at Nevada Mormon church

FALLON, Nev. (AP) — Police in the northern Nevada city of Fallon were trying to determine Monday why a 48-year-old man walked into his Mormon church on Sunday and opened fire, killing one man and injuring another. It does not appear that 48-year-old gunman John Kelley O’Connor was targeting the […]

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