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Deseret News

Younger sister is living tribute to brothers who died in a plane crash
Deseret News
On July 20, 2014, Aubri's brothers Daulton, 19, and Jaxon Whatcott, 16, were killed when their private plane crashed in Arizona near the Virgin River Gorge. They were flying from Davis County to Mesquite, Nevada, for a basketball tournament. “They were ...


Nevada gaming revenue down more than 8 percent in June
VEGAS INC
Additionally, Laughin, the Boulder Strip and Mesquite reported increases of 5.48 percent, 6.28 percent and 3.89 percent, respectively. In North Las Vegas, however, gaming revenue declined by 0.12 percent year over year. And Clark County's total was ...

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Colorado State's Rashard Higgins picked as Mountain West's top offensive player
Loveland Reporter-Herald
In the West Division — where only San Diego State and Nevada had winning records in 2014 at 7-6 — the Aztecs received 27 first-place votes to land in the top spot. Fresno State (3), was second, followed by Nevada, San Jose State, Hawaii and UNLV.

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En route to Sturgis, custom bikes, celebrity builders rally at CasaBlanca
St George News
MESQUITE, Nev. – Motorcycle parking only. That was the sign, fittingly displayed in the valet area of the CasaBlanca Resort and Casino, 950 W. Mesquite Boulevard in Mesquite, Nevada, Saturday evening as a large contingent of bike enthusiasts, celebrity ...

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Mesquite Local News

Abstract Art Display at Gallery
Mesquite Local News
The programs and operations of VVAA are supported in part by financial grants, sponsorships and donations from Nevada Arts Council, Greater Mesquite Arts Foundation, and local businesses and individuals who help to promote the power of the arts for the ...

Top Stories

New York Times

Tom Brady's Four-Game Suspension Is Upheld by Roger Goodell
New York Times
N.F.L. Commissioner Roger Goodell upheld the four-game suspension of New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady, one of the league's biggest stars, for his role in the deflation of footballs used in the A.F.C. Championship game in January. The league ...
NFL upholds Tom Brady's four-game 'Deflategate' suspensionCNN
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell Upholds Tom Brady's Deflate-Gate SuspensionNBCNews.com
Tom Brady's Suspension Is Upheld by NFLWall Street Journal
Bloomberg -ESPN (blog) -Yahoo Sports (blog)
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ABC News

Teen Arrested for Murder After 8-Year-Old's Body Found in Recycling Bin ...
ABC News
A 15-year-old has been arrested for allegedly murdering an 8-year-old girl whose body was found in a recycling bin in Santa Cruz, California, police said today. The teen, who lived on the same property at the Tannery Arts Center where 8-year-old ...
Cops: Neighbor "lured" slain Calif. girl to his apartmentCBS News
Teen arrested after body of missing California girl foundReuters
Santa Cruz, California, police confirm body found in recycle bin is missing 8 ...Washington Post
New York Daily News -San Jose Mercury News -Sacramento Bee
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Fox News

Officials: Israe spy Pollard to be paroled in November
Fox News
Jonathan Pollard, who spent the last 30 years in a U.S. prison for spying for Israel, has been granted parole and is due to be released in November, officials said Tuesday. The decision, confirmed by his attorneys and the Justice Department, followed a ...
Spy for Israel Jonathan Pollard granted paroleCNN
Israeli Spy Pollard Will Be Released in November, Lawyers SayWall Street Journal
Jonathan Pollard, Spy for Israel, to Be Released on Parole in NovemberNew York Times
Los Angeles Times -USA TODAY -ABC News
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New York Times

Obama Takes on Entrenched African Power Structures in Speech
New York Times
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — President Obama confronted the power structures of Africa on Tuesday and called for long-entrenched leaders to step down, using his stature as the first American president with African roots to try to reshape the continent's ...
Obama: 'If I ran again, I could win'Fox News
Obama Becomes First US President to Visit EthiopiaNBCNews.com
Obama Draws Criticism for Saying Ethiopia Is DemocraticABC News
Times LIVE -Voice of America -Chicago Tribune
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NBCNews.com

Sex & Drugs: Prison Seamstress Joyce Mitchell's Confession Revealed
NBCNews.com
Prison seamstress Joyce Mitchell, who pleaded guilty Tuesday to helping two inmates escape, told investigators that she performed sexual acts on one of the men and sent X-rated selfies to the other and knew they duo planned to kill her husband, police ...
Prison employee who aided New York escapees pleads guiltyReuters
Joyce Mitchell, Ex-New York Prison Worker, Pleads Guilty to Aiding Killers' EscapeNew York Times
Joyce Mitchell pleads guilty to helping New York inmates escapeCNN
Wall Street Journal -Fox News Latino -RTE.ie
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Sports

New York Times

Tom Brady's Four-Game Suspension Is Upheld by Roger Goodell
New York Times
N.F.L. Commissioner Roger Goodell upheld the four-game suspension of New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady, one of the league's biggest stars, for his role in the deflation of footballs used in the A.F.C. Championship game in January. The league ...
NFL upholds Tom Brady's four-game 'Deflategate' suspensionCNN
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell Upholds Tom Brady's Deflate-Gate SuspensionNBCNews.com
NFL Nation TV debates Tom Brady's four-game suspensionESPN (blog)
Yahoo Sports (blog) -Bloomberg -Wall Street Journal
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ESPN

Royals acquire Ben Zobrist from A's
ESPN
The Kansas City Royals have acquired Ben Zobrist from the Oakland Athletics for minor league pitchers Sean Manaea and Aaron Brooks, the team announced Tuesday. The deal comes on the heels of Kansas City acquiring star pitcher Johnny Cueto from the ...
Sources: Royals acquire utilityman Ben Zobrist from A'sYahoo Sports
Athletics trade Ben Zobrist to RoyalsCBSSports.com
A's send Ben Zobrist to Kansas City RoyalsSan Jose Mercury News
Bleacher Report
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USA TODAY

Tulowitzki trade a test for Blue Jays: Does a run scored equal a run saved?
USA TODAY
After his trade from the Rockies to the Blue Jays, five-time All-Star shortstop Troy Tulowitzki should feel very much at home playing half his innings in a prolific offensive lineup and the other half in the field, watching the pitching staff give most ...
How much better are the Blue Jays with Troy Tulowitzki?ESPN
Troy Tulowitzki, LaTroy Hawkins acquired by Blue Jays for Jose Reyes, 3 minor ...CBC.ca
Grading the Trade: Did Blue Jays or Rockies Win Tulowitzki-for-Reyes Deal?Bleacher Report
CBSSports.com -The Denver Post -Yahoo Sports
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USA TODAY

LeVeon Bell's suspension reduced to two games
USA TODAY
Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le'Veon Bell's three-game suspension has been reduced to two games, two people with knowledge of the situation told USA TODAY Sports. The persons did not want to be identified as the suspension agreement struck by ...
Le'Veon Bell suspension cut from three games to two after settlementABC News
Le'Veon Bell's Suspension Reduced to 2 Games: Latest Details, Comments, ReactionBleacher Report
Reports: Steelers RB Bell's suspension reduced to two gamesFOXSports.com
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette -SI.com
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USA TODAY

Penguins' middle-six improves with trade for Nick Bonino, signing of Eric Fehr
USA TODAY
Pittsburgh Penguins general manager Jim Rutherford 's reputation as one of the league's top horse traders has only been strengthened by his work this summer. Rutherford continues to lead the NHL in aggressiveness as he traded Brandon Sutter to the ...
Penguins trade Brandon Sutter to Canucks for Bonino, sign FehrCBSSports.com
Penguins send forward Sutter to Canucks for 2 playersYahoo Sports
Vancouver Canucks acquire Brandon Sutter in trade with Pittsburgh PenguinsCTV News
NBCSports.com -The Province (blog) -NHL.com
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National News

NBCNews.com

Sex & Drugs: Prison Seamstress Joyce Mitchell's Confession Revealed
NBCNews.com
Prison seamstress Joyce Mitchell, who pleaded guilty Tuesday to helping two inmates escape, told investigators that she performed sexual acts on one of the men and sent X-rated selfies to the other and knew they duo planned to kill her husband, police ...
Prison employee who aided New York escapees pleads guiltyReuters
Joyce Mitchell, Ex-New York Prison Worker, Pleads Guilty to Aiding Killers' EscapeNew York Times
Joyce Mitchell pleads guilty to helping New York inmates escapeCNN
Fox News Latino -RTE.ie -Wall Street Journal
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Reuters

Texas county releases video of Sandra Bland arriving in jail
Reuters
A Texas county on Tuesday released video of Sandra Bland arriving at Waller County Jail to provide more information about the black woman who was found hanged in a cell days after her July 10 arrest for a minor traffic offense. Local officials said ...
Jail to release more Sandra Bland footage before her deathMiami Herald
Sandra Bland jail footage to be releasedCBC.ca

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USA TODAY

Teens Missing at Sea: Coast Guard Chopper Sent to Georgia Coast in Expanded Search
ABC News
The Coast Guard sent a chopper to waters off the coast of Brunswick, Georgia, today in the expanded search for two Florida teens who've been missing at sea for days, authorities said. The chopper responded today to a Good Samaritan's report of ...
Coast Guard Searches for Missing Florida Teenagers in GeorgiaNew York Times
Coast Guard search for missing Florida teens intensifies, but time is shortCNN
Marine experts say missing Fla. teenagers should not have been alone offshoreWashington Post
Sacramento Bee -New York Daily News -Atlanta Journal Constitution
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Christian Science Monitor

Did White House influence 'Daily Show' coverage?
Christian Science Monitor
An online report says show host Jon Stewart visited 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue on more than one occasion. By Husna Haq, Correspondent July 28, 2015. Save for later Saved. close. President Barack Obama, left, talks with Jon Stewart, host of "The Daily ...
Jon Stewart Secretly Met With Obama at White HouseNew York Times
'Working in Concert': Details Emerge on Jon Stewart's 'Secret' Meetings With ObamaTheBlaze.com
Jon Stewart literally has no words for Mike Huckabee's Holocaust comments (Video)Washington Post (blog)
National Post -Vanity Fair -Politico
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Syracuse.com

Pistol-packing pastor Benny Holmes shoots alleged Texas church burglar
Syracuse.com
An intruder at a Texas church got more than he bargained for when he encountered protective pro-2nd Amendment preacher Benny Holmes. Lee Marvin Blue, 27, allegedly broke into The Church of New Beginnings in Baytown, Texas, at about 6 a.m. ...
Alleged Church Burglar Probably Wasn't Counting on Meeting the Pastor...and ...TheBlaze.com
Pro-Second Amendment Pastor Shoots Church IntruderDaily Caller
Police: Texas pastor shoots alleged burglar at churchCBS News
Chron.com -CBS Local -New York Daily News
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Business News

Fortune

Ford's China strategy: small can be big
Fortune
While the F-150 pickup and sales in North America drive profits, Ford sees promise in smaller Chinese markets. Even as automotive sales in China cool, Ford sees big opportunity. Ironically, it's not in the megacities as much as the country's smaller ...
Ford profit beats estimates as buyers pay up for F-150 truckChicago Tribune
After strong quarter, Ford aims to 'disrupt like a startup' | ReutersFirstpost
High-Priced Trucks Propel FordFox Business
BBC News -TheStreet.com -Bloomberg
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TODAYonline

US STOCKS-Wall Street rises after China market steadies
Reuters
... * Two-day Fed meeting begins. * June consumer confidence falls to lowest level since Sept. * Twitter, Gilead to report results after the bell. * Indexes up: Dow 1.06 pct, S&P 1.21 pct, Nasdaq 0.99 pct (Updates to afternoon trade). By Noel Randewich.
U.S. Stocks Gain Most in Two Weeks as China Market StabilizesBloomberg
UPS fires warning shot across the bow of the stock market and the FedMarketWatch
Wall Street rises after China market steadies | ReutersFirstpost
Fox Business -Forbes -Nasdaq
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Forbes

Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Shares Gap Up on Analyst Upgrade (REGN)
Dakota Financial News
Regeneron Pharmaceuticals logo Regeneron Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:REGN) shares gapped up prior to trading on Tuesday after Jefferies Group raised their price target on the stock from $442.00 to $502.00, MarketBeat Ratings reports. The stock had ...
Regeneron & Sanofi: Cancer Push 'Could Pay Off Big'Barron's (blog)
Regeneron Shares Rising After Sanofi Collaboration Revealed: Good News For ...Benzinga
Struggling Sanofi Sends Cancer SOS to Regeneron and Another Vanity Biotech IPO ...TheStreet.com
WKRB News -Westfair Online -The Legacy
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Detroit Free Press

Metro Detroit home prices nearing pre-recession levels
Detroit Free Press
The metro Detroit real estate market is inching back toward pre-recession territory. Home prices across the metro area were about 4% higher this May compared to a year earlier, which was slightly below than the average 4.4% price increase experienced ...
Strong Home Sales, Limited Supply Lift US Home Prices in MayNew York Times
Local home price gains hold steadyThe San Diego Union-Tribune
Home-Price Growth Remained Solid in MayWall Street Journal
USA TODAY -Chicago Tribune
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Bloomberg

Plunge in Consumer Confidence Exposes Risk for U.S. Economy
Bloomberg
Consumer confidence slumped in July by the most in almost four years as households became less upbeat about the outlook for the economy, employment and their finances, figures from the New York-based Conference Board showed Tuesday. Swings in ...
US consumer confidence falls to lowest level since SeptemberWatertown Public Opinion
U.S. Consumer confidence falls to the lowest in ten monthsNYC Today
Conference Board Consumer Confidence Index DeclinesACA International
DailyFinance -Barron's (blog) -KWTX
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Elections

Los Angeles Times

What's behind the frenzy of stunts, accusations among GOP candidates? The Aug ...
Los Angeles Times
For the last week, the campaign for the Republican presidential nomination has looked like this: Texas Sen. Ted Cruz has gone to the Senate floor to accuse his party's Senate leader of telling "a flat-out lie." Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee has ...
The Meanings of TrumpNew York Times (blog)
The GOP's judicial logjamFox News
Republican Presidential Contenders Scramble to Make DebateVoice of America
Atlanta Journal Constitution (blog) -Washington Post -USA TODAY
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CBS News

FBI: Packages sent to Oregon sheriffs were not toxic
Washington Post
SALEM, Ore. — The FBI says no toxic substances have been found in letters sent to about 20 Oregon sheriffs or their offices. Sheriffs around the state reported receiving the envelopes with rambling, incoherent messages Monday. The FBI said Tuesday ...
Suspicious letters arrive at 22 Oregon sheriffs offices, investigators sayOregonLive.com
FBI: Packages sent to Oregon sheriffs not toxicWashington Times
Suspicious letters deemed non-toxic by FBIStatesman Journal
KATU -OPB News
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CNN

House Republicans want IRS commissioner fired
Washington Post
Twenty-one House Republicans on Monday called for the firing of IRS Commissioner John A. Koskinen after they said he failed to cooperate with their inquiry into the targeting of conservative groups by tax investigators. Members of the House Oversight ...
Lois Lerner Used Instant-Messaging System Because It Deleted Her MessagesDaily Caller
Chaffetz calls for Obama to fire IRS chiefKSL.com
House to Obama: Fire the Head of the IRS or We'll Impeach HimThe Fiscal Times
The Weekly Standard (blog) -Breitbart News -MSNBC
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Politico

Inside Rand Paul's downward spiral
Politico
Rand Paul, once seen as a top-tier contender, finds his presidential hopes fading fast as he grapples with deep fundraising and organizational problems that have left his campaign badly hobbled. Interviews with more than a dozen sources close to the ...
'The most interesting man in politics' isn't drawing much interest in New ...Washington Post
New political action committee joins Rand Paul coalition: Rand Paul in the newscleveland.com
Rand Paul Net Worth: The Rich and Poor of ItMoney Morning
Mother Jones -FITSNews -Power Line (blog)
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Sioux City Journal

Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum has set Northwest Iowa ...
Sioux City Journal
Early morning storms knocked out power for some Sioux Cityans and caused some flooding in central Woodbury County, officials say. Recent. Sioux City businessman, former Woodbury County leader Bob Batcheller dies · Today's best bets around Siouxland ...
Rick Santorum visited Columbia TuesdayWACH
Rick Santorum Returns to SC for 2016 CampaignWSPA.com
Rick Santorum returning to SC for energy forum, GOP meetingABC NEWS 4
DesMoinesRegister.com -WJBF-TV
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