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Eureka, I've Found it in Mesquite, NV!!!
CardPlayer.com (blog)
Sorry I haven't written a blog lately but I've been busy playing poker. I just got home from 10 relaxing and fun-filled days in the restful desert town of Mesquite, NV, a mere one-hour drive north of Downtown Las Vegas. The Eureka Resort and Casino is ...


Mesquite City Council passes ordinances to allow medical marijuana dispensary
fox13now.com
MESQUITE, Nev. — The Mesquite City Council voted to allow a medical marijuana grow facility in the community Tuesday evening. The city council passed two ordinances in a 4-1 vote at a special meeting to establish the industry. The facility will be the ...

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Dixie Press Online

Former Romney official supports Mesquite medical marijuana bills; town hall ...
Dixie Press Online
MESQUITE, Nevada – A spirited, emotional town hall meeting in Mesquite Tuesday night drew a crowd of over 100 people discussing issues surrounding the City Council's decision on whether or not to pass two bills that would enact city ordinances allowing ...
Marijuana issue packs city hallMesquite Local News

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Mesquite Local News

Mesquite accepting applications for medical marijuana dispensary
fox13now.com
MESQUITE, Nev. – Utah may soon have a medical marijuana dispensary less than 30 miles from its border. This week, the city of Mesquite started accepting applications from businesses interested in setting up shop. The city council approved an ordinance ...
Mayor answers Medical Marijuana questionsMesquite Local News

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Top Nevada Hispanic group does 180, endorses GOP's Heck
Las Vegas Review-Journal
... the Hispanic group endorsed the freshman incumbent, U.S. Rep. Steven Horsford, D-Nev., for re-election over his Republican challenger, Assemblyman Cresent Hardy of Mesquite. Contact Laura Myers at lmyers@reviewjournal.com or 702-387-2919.

Top Stories

Fox News

Federal judge halts key part of Texas abortion law
Fox News
Aug 25, 2014: Pro-abortion rights activists chant slogans while a Texas Department of Public Safety trooper removes their signs from the gate of the Governor's Mansion in Austin, Texas. AUSTIN, Texas – A federal judge Friday threw out new Texas abortion ...
Federal judge voids key piece of Texas abortion lawUSA TODAY
Texas Abortion Clinics Receive Last-Minute ReprieveHuffington Post
Texas Abortion Clinic Restrictions Struck Down by JudgeBloomberg
Los Angeles Times -Reuters
all 130 news articles »

NPR

Obama's no 'strategy yet' comment on ISIS in Syria sparks a political uproar
CNN
Washington (CNN) -- When is a strategy not a strategy? When it's a political football. President Barack Obama has ignited fresh conservative criticism by saying "we don't have a strategy yet" for airstrikes against ISIS targets in Syria. Republicans immediately ...
White House suggests delay on immigration reformWashington Post
Obama Immigration Delay a Pre-Election CurveballABC News
White House refuses to set deadline for immigration actionThe Hill
Los Angeles Times -NPR -Christian Science Monitor
all 1,747 news articles »

Reuters

Obama, in Estonia and at NATO summit, to send strong message to Putin
Reuters
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama will visit Estonia and attend a NATO summit in Wales next week to send a strong message to Russian President Vladimir Putin that his incursion into Ukraine must be reversed and to keep his hands off ...
Ukraine, Explained: What Is Vladimir Putin Doing?NBCNews.com
Putin compares Kiev to Nazis as Ukraine conflict intensifiesThe Times (subscription)
Putin says Ukraine 'like Nazis' in WWIISky News Australia
RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty -Voice of America -RIA Novosti
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Politico

Guns R Us
Politico
About 80 people die by gunshot in the United States every day, but most of those incidents don't register even a blip in the national media. What's different about the accidental death Monday of a firearms instructor at a gun range in Arizona—shot by a ...
With accidental Uzi death, a spotlight on gun ranges as tourist destinations (+ ...Christian Science Monitor
Gun instructor's family shows sympathy for child who accidentally killed himCNN
A common-sense conversation about guns and kidsMSNBC
Ocala -WDTV
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WLKY Louisville

Jesse Benton, Mitch McConnell's Campaign Manager, To Resign Amid Bribery ...
Huffington Post
Kentucky Republican Senator Mitch McConnell responds to a question from reporters following a candidates forum at the Kentucky Farm Bureau Insurance headquarters, Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014, in Louisville, Ky. (AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley) ...
Mitch McConnell's campaign manager, Jesse Benton, resignsPolitico
McConnell's campaign chief resigns amid scandalUSA TODAY
GOP Sen. McConnell's campaign manager resignsseattlepi.com
Richmond Register -Daily Caller
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Sports

Yahoo Sports

Renan Barao falls ill cutting weight, scratched from UFC title fight
Los Angeles Times
T.J. Dillashaw said last week he believed his scheduled Saturday opponent and former bantamweight champion Renan Barao had outgrown the division. Friday, Dillashaw's opinion struck sooner rather than later, depriving the new champion of an ...
Dillashaw eager for title defense against BaraoWashington Post
LIVE UFC 177: Dillashaw vs. Barao II weigh-insFOXSports.com
UFC 177: Where to watch the fights in the Philly areaPhilly.com
Chron.com -MMAFrenzy.com -Newsday
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Reuters

Shock waves hit US Open as Halep, Kerber and Venus fall
Reuters
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Shock waves hit the U.S. Open on Friday as veteran Mirjana Lucic-Baroni spearheaded a series of stunning third-round surprises that claimed two of the top women's seeds and seven-times grand slam winner Venus Williams.
Mailbag: Did Venus Williams' doubles match affect her singles play?SI.com
Halep and Kerber join the list of the unfortunate favorites at the US OpenESPN
Liguori: Venus Just Didn't Look Enough Like Herself Friday At The OpenCBS Local
Herald Sun -CNN -Washington Post (blog)
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ABC News

Friday Atlanta notebook Stewart 10thfastest in first practice back
FOXSports.com
The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series had one practice session Friday afternoon at Atlanta Motor Speedway, and in his first laps back in a Sprint Cup Series car in three weeks, Stewart was 10th-fastest. Stewart's fastest lap came late in the session and was at ...
Is it right time for grieving Tony Stewart to race?SportingNews.com
Tony Stewart's burden enormousABC News
- Tony StewartESPN
SB Nation -National Post -USA TODAY
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ABC News

Smith's harsh suspension might punish 49ers severely
SFGate
The 49ers haven't even played a game yet, and they're already deep into the loss column. On Friday afternoon, Roger Goodell handed down one of the harshest punishments of his "Tough Sherriff" tenure. He suspended talented and troubled pass-rusher ...
49ers lose Aldon Smith for 9 gamesESPN
49ers linebacker Aldon Smith suspended nine games by NFLFOXSports.com
NFL notebook: Niners' Smith gets 9-game suspensionTribune-Review
WDSU New Orleans
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New York Daily News

Tanaka experiences soreness in throwing arm
MLB.com
TORONTO -- The injury-riddled Yankees were dealt another blow Friday when Masahiro Tanaka suffered a setback in his rehab after experiencing general soreness in his throwing arm. Tanaka, who was diagnosed with a partially torn ulnar collateral ...
Yanks' Tanaka heading back to New York with arm sorenessMiamiHerald.com
Yankees ace Tanaka sent home with general sorenessNewsday
Yankees ace Tanaka sent back to New York because of general sorenessThe Globe and Mail
Examiner.com -GlobalPost
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National News

Christian Science Monitor

With accidental Uzi death, a spotlight on gun ranges as tourist destinations (+ ...
Christian Science Monitor
For a price, gun tourism gives customers, many from outside the US, access to high-powered weapons and a taste of 'American culture,' far from the regulations surrounding gun ownership. By Noelle Swan, Staff writer August 29, 2014. close. An employee ...
Guns R UsPolitico
Gun instructor's family shows sympathy for child who accidentally killed himCNN
Victim's family feels sorry for girl who shot UziEnid News & Eagle
Big Country Homepage -New York Daily News -New York Times
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ABC News

Holly's Weekend Forecast
KETV Omaha
RADAR INDICATES SHOWERS AND STORMS WHICH HAVE BEEN MOVING THROUGH THE OMAHA METRO THIS AFTERNOON.STORMS ARE MOVING EASTWARD AND HAVE BEEN PRODUCING SOME AREAS OF HEAVY WILL CONTINUE TO ...
Your Labor Day Weekend ForecastKMBC Kansas City
Staying Hot & Muggy Saturday With Slight Chance Of RainWTVQ
Pittsburgh's Action Weather forecastWTAE Pittsburgh
WLKY Louisville -news9.com KWTV -Fox 59
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Chron.com

Federal court blocks Tex. rule that could have closed most of state's abortion clinics
Washington Post
A federal judge Friday blocked a Texas restriction set to take effect Monday that could have led to the closure of most of the abortion clinics in the state. In a 21-page opinion, U.S. District Judge Lee Yeakel ruled that the measure, which would have required ...
US judge halts major part of Texas law restricting abortionsReuters
Federal judge voids key piece of Texas abortion lawUSA TODAY
Texas Abortion Clinic Restrictions Struck Down by JudgeBloomberg
Fort Worth Star Telegram -KVVU Las Vegas
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NPR

Obama's no 'strategy yet' comment on ISIS in Syria sparks a political uproar
CNN
Washington (CNN) -- When is a strategy not a strategy? When it's a political football. President Barack Obama has ignited fresh conservative criticism by saying "we don't have a strategy yet" for airstrikes against ISIS targets in Syria. Republicans immediately ...
White House suggests delay on immigration reformWashington Post
Obama's Tan Suit Buzzed Around the WorldABC News
White House refuses to set deadline for immigration actionThe Hill
Los Angeles Times -NPR -Christian Science Monitor
all 1,747 news articles »

Politico

Rick Perry serves up red meat at Koch-backed summit
Politico
DALLAS – Texas Gov. Rick Perry, in a Friday afternoon speech that sounded a lot like presidential red meat, accused President Barack Obama of overstepping his constitutional authority and abdicating national defense at home and abroad. “American ...
Perry, Paul and Carson take 2016 star turns at AFP conferenceWashington Post (blog)
Gov. Perry Addresses Conservative Summit in DallasNBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth
Perry Criticizes Obama's Lack of Syria Conflict StrategyBusinessweek
Chron.com
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Business News
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ABC News

Labor Day Weekend travelers hit the road
New York's PIX11 / WPIX-TV
SAYREVILLE, N.J. (PIX11) — At least 80 percent of Labor Day weekend vacationers are traveling by car, according to the American Automobile Association, and the number of drivers overall is up this year, due to gas prices being at their lowest levels since ...
Low gas prices fueling Labor Day weekend getawaysKTAL
Labor Day Gas Prices Could be the Lowest in YearsTristatehomepage.com
Rock Hill has lowest gas prices in the countryCharlotte Observer
NW News Network -Kansas City Star -WFMZ Allentown
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Reuters

Stocks rise, bond yields steady as ECB seen on hold
Reuters
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Global equity markets rose on Friday, posting their best month since February on strong U.S. data, while German bond yields edged up from record lows as expectations that the European Central Bank would ease monetary policy next ...
Euro Slides for Seventh Week as Inflation Slows Before ECB MeetsBloomberg
ECB expected to act as euro deflation loomsThe Independent
Treasury yields notch largest monthly gain since JanuaryMarketWatch
Financial Times -Channel News Asia
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SFGate

US consumer spending drops 0.1 percent in July
Gant Daily
Washington, DC, United States (4E) – Household spending in the U.S. declined in July, an indication that consumers are still cautious and continue to hold back on spending that could hurt economic growth in the second half of 2014. Personal spending, a ...
US consumer spending pauses, but rising confidence offers hopeReuters
US consumer spending falls, but sentiment at 7-year highKhaleej Times
Consumer spending takes unexpected dipThe Hill
USA TODAY -Bloomberg
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mySanAntonio.com

Labor report: Montana's jobs outlook shows above-average growth; slowing ...
Fox Business
HELENA, Mont. – Montana ranks fifth in the country for employment growth, but it faces slower growth in the future as many members of an aging workforce retire, state officials said Friday. The Department of Labor and Industry's Labor Day report shows the ...
Montana's Employment GrowthBeartooth NBC
Governor boasts Montana's "booming" economyKXLH Helena News
Montana labor growth looks steady through 2015, report saysRavalli Republic
Washington Times
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Bloomberg

S&P 500 Climbs to Record as Oil Gains, Ruble Hits Low
Bloomberg
The Standard & Poor's 500 Index climbed, for the biggest monthly rally since February, amid optimism in the strength of the U.S. economy. Metals and oil led commodities higher, while the ruble slid to a record low. The S&P 500 rose 0.3 percent to a record ...
S&P 500 closes at record high, up for 4th weekUSA TODAY
Wall Street Ends the Month on a High NoteFox Business
CANADA STOCKS-TSX up for 3rd straight month on energy, bank share gainsReuters Africa
Business Recorder -Reuters UK -Financial Times
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Elections

ABC News

Judge Throws Out Chris McDaniel Lawsuit Challenging Thad Cochran Victory
Huffington Post
Republican candidate for U.S. Senate Mississippi State Sen. Chris McDaniel talks with members of the media after casting his ballot at the George Harrison Building on June 24, 2014 in Ellisville, Mississippi. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images) | Justin ...
Mississippi Judge Rejects Bid to Overturn GOP Runoff ResultsABC News (blog)
Miss. judge dismisses McDaniel primary challengeUSA TODAY
Republican challenge to primary US Senate race tossed in MississippiAL.com
Fox News -SunHerald.com -WJXT Jacksonville
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San Francisco Chronicle

Obama going on Democratic fundraising trifecta
Businessweek
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is going on a fundraising sweep through New York and Rhode Island as he continues to help Democrats raise money for November's elections. Obama headlines three events on Friday. Two are just north of ...
Obama to arrive Friday in Newport for fundraising event at SeafairThe Providence Journal
Midterm Elections 2014: Is Obama An Effective Democratic Fundraiser?International Business Times
Obama arrives in RI, heads to Newport fundraiser - News, Weather and ...Turn to 10
Omaha World-Herald -NECN
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Hollywood Reporter

President Obama Finally Gets Around To Nominating A New IP Czar
Techdirt
While we're still waiting for the White House to actually nominate a new head of the US Patent and Trademark Office, the other big administration "intellectual property" job has also been vacant for over a year: the "Intellectual Property Enforcement ...
White House nominates new chief of IP enforcementReuters
White House Nominates Daniel Marti for Piracy Czar…Digital Music News
President Obama's Choice for 'Piracy Czar' is Cozy With HollywoodGame Politics
VentureBeat -Boston Herald -All Access Music Group
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Wall Street Journal

Massachusetts Democrat Seeks Redemption After Weak 2010 Race
Wall Street Journal
Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley, a Democrat, is expected to face a tough race for governor this fall again Republican Charlie Baker. Boston Herald/Associated Press. BOSTON—Four years after losing a Senate race that critics said she should ...
Rivals target Coakley as she looks to close out primarywwlp.com
Grossman and Berwick target Coakley at debateCommonWealth magazine
Charlie Baker edges Martha Coakley in latest poll of race for governorThe Republican - masslive.com
Chron.com -Boston.com
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Fox News

4 candidates vying for Johnson's US Senate seat square off at state fair, talk ...
The Republic
HURON, South Dakota — The four candidates vying to replace retiring U.S. Sen. Tim Johnson all say they're the best choice to help reduce the nation's debt. The candidates squared off at the State Fair on Friday for their second debate. KELO-TV reports ...
SD U.S. Senate Candidates Debate DebtKELOLAND TV
Spirited Senate debate highlights candidate differencesSioux Falls Argus Leader
South Dakota State Fair takes politics for a rideKELO AM-FM
The Hill (blog) -Fox News
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