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St. George Daily Spectrum

MPD arrests 14 Mesquite residents on drug distribution charges
St. George Daily Spectrum
"This investigation is a testament that we have no tolerance for this issue and our police officers are doing a good job keeping our crime rate low, and our solvability rate one of the highest in Nevada," Tanner said. Follow Brandon on Twitter ...
14 arrested in drug trafficking crackdownSt George News

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St George News

7th annual 'Smokin' in Mesquite BBQ' tempts taste buds, delights enthusiasts
St George News
MESQUITE, Nevada – It starts with a scent. Deep and smoky, slightly woodsy and so tantalizing you must find the source. Other senses follow, playing catch up with the nose as the sizzling sound of juicy ribs sing to the stomach before the tongue even ...

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St. George Daily Spectrum

Gold Butte full of treasures
St. George Daily Spectrum
During a Friends of Gold Butte education series last week, Rayette Martin, executive director of Nevadans for Cultural Preservations, explained the cultural resources in Southern Nevada and how you can help protect them. Martin, a cultural ...


Oxford American

Art Against the Wall
Oxford American
According to the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo—the 1848 treatise that ended the Mexican War and allowed the United States to buy large portions of present-day California, New Mexico, Arizona, Nevada, Colorado, Utah, and Wyoming for $15 million—the Rio ...

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Mesquite Local News

WCFA Pets for April 16, 2015
Mesquite Local News
Monetary donations are always needed and can be made online at wecareforanimals.org or by mail at WCFA, P.O. Box 3028, Mesquite, NV 89024. Donations are tax-deductible to the fullest extent allowed by law. WCFA's email address is wcfanv@gmail.com.

Top Stories

CBS Local

Blue Bell's Hometown Showing Support During Massive Recall
CBS Local
BRENHAM (CBS 11 NEWS) – Joanne Kasten and her friends didn't mind that they didn't get to tour the Blue Bell plant in Brenham — even after their 110 mile journey on motorcycle. “We knew we were taking a risk, but the ride was already planned.”.
Food borne illness that resulted in criminal charges against corporate officialsDallas Morning News
Blue Bell CEO apologizing to customers following massive recallKATV
Blue Bell recall concerns metro shoppersMississippi News Now
KRGV -Victoria Advocate
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New York Times

Freddie Gray in Baltimore: Another City, Another Death in the Public Eye
New York Times
BALTIMORE — In life, friends say, Freddie Gray was an easygoing, slender young man who liked girls and partying here in Sandtown, a section of west Baltimore pocked by boarded-up rowhouses and known to the police for drug dealing and crime. In death ...
Justice Dept. to probe death of Baltimore man after arrestAl Jazeera America
Justice Dept. opens Baltimore police probe after mysterious deathChristian Science Monitor
Police kill more whites than blacks, but minority deaths generate more outrage ...Washington Times
Fox News -Los Angeles Times -610kvnu
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Los Angeles Times

Saudi Arabia to shift from airstrikes to 'political process' in Yemen
Los Angeles Times
Amid mounting civilian casualties, Saudi Arabia on Tuesday signaled a scaling back of its nearly monthlong campaign of airstrikes in Yemen, but said it would continue to act militarily against Shiite Muslim insurgents who have overrun much of the ...
Obama Confident U.S. 'Could Penetrate' an Iranian Air Defense SystemTheBlaze.com
Saudi-led coalition announces end of Yemen military operationMarketWatch
Decisive Storm: Saudi-led coalition calls off Yemen operationThe Express Tribune
CNN -BBC News -MSNBC
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Politico

Trade rumble: Democrats stuck between Elizabeth Warren, Barack Obama
Politico
Warren declared she was “ready for a fight” during an anti-trade rally last week in front of the Capitol. | AP Photo. Trade rumble: Democrats stuck between Elizabeth Warren, Barack Obama. At issue is the future of the 12-nation Trans-Pacific Partnership.
Trade war heating up among DemocratsWashington Post
Deal on Trade Pact Gives Obama Authority but Builds In a DelayNew York Times
Obama Says Elizabeth Warren Is 'Wrong' on TradeTIME
Daily Caller -Wall Street Journal -Bloomberg
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New York Times

Michele Leonhart, Head of DEA, to Retire Over Handling of Sex Scandal
New York Times
WASHINGTON — The Obama administration's top drug enforcement official will step down next month, Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. announced on Tuesday, after her agency was tarnished by a scandal over sex parties with prostitutes and she broke ...
DEA chief Leonhart to retire amid fallout from scathing inspector general reportFox News
DEA chief to retire amid pressure over agents' sex scandalSalt Lake Tribune
Marijuana Activists Cheer Michele Leonhart's Exit from the DEABloomberg
Columbus Dispatch -The Detroit News
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Sports

Bleacher Report

NFL Prime-Time Schedule 2015: List of Monday, Thursday and Sunday Night ...
Bleacher Report
The full 2015 NFL regular-season schedule was released Tuesday, including the complete list of prime-time games that provide a nice change to the typical gridiron Sunday afternoons. Kicking off the slate is a compelling season opener Thursday, Sept.
Le'Veon Bell's absence and other fantasy implications of the 2015 NFL scheduleUSA TODAY
NFL team-by-team schedules: Who plays where when during 2015 seasonAL.com
2015 NFL Schedule: Pittsburgh Steelers schedule breakdownBehind the Steel Curtain
CBS Local -ESPN -WHDH-TV
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Bleacher Report

Pressure Is on David Blatt to Find the Right Role for Kevin Love
Bleacher Report
Kevin Love's postseason career is off to a 2-0 start after the Cleveland Cavaliers downed the Boston Celtics, 99-91, in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals Tuesday night, but his play is still leaving plenty to be desired. In 30 minutes, Love scored ...
LeBron James scores 30 points as Cavaliers take 2-0 series lead over CelticsNewsday
What LeBron James, Kyrie Irving said following Cleveland Cavaliers' 99-91 win ...cleveland.com
3-Pointer: LeBron and Kyrie put on a show in Cavs Game 2 winCBSSports.com
San Jose Mercury News
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Indianapolis Star

Insider: 5 intriguing storylines to Colts schedule
Indianapolis Star
We can only imagine what surprises, twists and turns will come from the Indianapolis Colts' 2015 schedule. Just consider that last season brought us the final chapter in Reggie Wayne's story, an unfathomable controversy (DeflateGate) and an offense that ...
2015 NFL Schedule: Colts among five teams that could start hotCBSSports.com
Schedule release: Jaguars open with two at home, face champs, head to LondonFlorida Times-Union
Game-by-game predictions: Indianapolis ColtsESPN (blog)
Sports Talk Florida -KBTX -Houston Chronicle
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ESPN

Capitals take Game 4, knot series at 2-2 on Nicklas Backstrom's OT goal
ESPN
UNIONDALE, N.Y. -- Nicklas Backstrom scored 11:09 into overtime to lift the Washington Capitals to a 2-1 victory on Tuesday night, and even their first-round playoff series against the New York Islanders. Alex Ovechkin also scored and assisted on the ...
Nicklas Backstrom's overtime winner lifts Capitals past Islanders in Game 4Washington Post
Islanders vs. Capitals recap: What you need to know about Game 4CBSSports.com
Recap: NY Islanders vs. WashingtonMiami Herald
Bleacher Report -New York Post
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Bleacher Report

2015 New York Jets Schedule: Full Listing of Dates, Times and TV Info
Bleacher Report
Although the New York Jets have a new head coach in Todd Bowles taking over for Rex Ryan, they will still be a team steeped in a defensive identity. This should be an attack-mode team that needs a bit of spunk to compete in the AFC East, a division where ...
The schedule is out, and so is my hasty Bills predictionBuffalo News
Game-by-game predictions: New York JetsESPN (blog)
Intrigue fills 2015 Jets scheduleMetro.us
NFL.com -WGRZ-TV
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National News

New York Times

Freddie Gray in Baltimore: Another City, Another Death in the Public Eye
New York Times
BALTIMORE — In life, friends say, Freddie Gray was an easygoing, slender young man who liked girls and partying here in Sandtown, a section of west Baltimore pocked by boarded-up rowhouses and known to the police for drug dealing and crime. In death ...
Justice Dept. to probe death of Baltimore man after arrestAl Jazeera America
Justice Dept. opens Baltimore police probe after mysterious deathChristian Science Monitor
Police kill more whites than blacks, but minority deaths generate more outrage ...Washington Times
KTIC -La Crosse Tribune -Clay Center Dispatch
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New York Times

Michele Leonhart, Head of DEA, to Retire Over Handling of Sex Scandal
New York Times
WASHINGTON — The Obama administration's top drug enforcement official will step down next month, Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. announced on Tuesday, after her agency was tarnished by a scandal over sex parties with prostitutes and she broke ...
DEA chief Leonhart to retire amid fallout from scathing inspector general reportFox News
DEA chief to retire amid pressure over agents' sex scandalSalt Lake Tribune
Marijuana Activists Cheer Michele Leonhart's Exit from the DEABloomberg
Gawker -AsiaOne
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Bustle

U.S. Marshal Smashes Beatriz Paez's Smartphone, But Another Person Records ...
Bustle
The smartphone video of a police officer shooting Walter Scott in the back has demonstrated yet again that one way of holding law enforcement officers accountable for their actions is to film them. A new video filmed by a woman in her home across the street ...
US Marshal Smashes Eyewitness' Cell PhoneFOX 11 Los Angeles
US Marshals reviewing video of deputy grabbing woman's phoneSacramento Bee
US marshal caught on tape smashing South Gate resident's cellphoneKABC-TV
Los Angeles Times -WSB Radio
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RT

Jeb Bush's Favorite Part Of Obama's Presidency Is NSA Spying
Huffington Post
Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush (R) really likes at least one part of Barack Obama's presidency: the NSA's mass collection of Americans' phone records. During an interview on Michael Medved's radio program on Tuesday, Bush called the program, which was ...
Jeb Praises Top WH Accomplishment: NSA Metadata ProgramsNewsmax
Jeb Bush: Best part of Obama administration is NSABellingham Herald

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Woman accused of running over spouse because he didn't vote in presidential ...
Greenfield Daily Reporter
PHOENIX — An Arizona woman accused of running over her husband with an SUV because he didn't vote in the 2012 presidential election has pleaded guilty to two counts of aggravated assault. Holly Nicole Solomon of Mesa had a change-of-plea hearing ...

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Business News

Wall Street Journal

College Couture: Missing the Target
Virginia Tech Collegiate Times
Target is, in general, a wonderful, magical and beloved place. One can walk into Target only planning to buy a birthday card and walk out with a new wardrobe, a summer reading book and this week's groceries. Why, then, is Target all of the sudden being ...
Should We all Have Access to Designer Fashion?Huffington Post
Lilly Pulitzer For Target Is So Popular That Fans Have Started Boycotting Second ...Bustle
Target Website Crashes as Buyers Bombard Lilly Pulitzer Line - Analyst BlogNasdaq
Christian Science Monitor -WFLA -Fortune
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USA TODAY

Chipotle Has Finally Found A Solution To Its Carnitas Problem
Huffington Post
Carnitas lovers, rejoice: The pigs will fly again. During Chipotle's earnings call with investors and analysts on Tuesday, founder Steve Ells addressed the chain's now-infamous pork shortage, admitting it was a “challenge in ceasing carnitas.” He said the ...
Chipotle Beats Estimates, Yet Is Down 5 Percent After Hours - A Chance To Buy ...Seeking Alpha
Chipotle Posts Its First Quarter of Billion-Dollar SalesNew York Times
Chipotle Supply Woes Threaten to Hamper Growth for Rest of YearBloomberg
Wall Street Journal -ABC News -Fortune
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Bloomberg

Mystery Trader Armed With Algorithms Rewrites Flash Crash Story
Bloomberg
A trader looks down while working on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange in New York. Jin Lee/Bloomberg. Recommended. World's Fastest Train Records Speed of 375 Miles Per Hour · The Mystery of China's Gold Stash May Soon Be Solved.
Trader Arrested in Manipulation That Contributed to 2010 'Flash Crash'New York Times
How a single trader could take down the US stock marketSydney Morning Herald
How Sarao 'spoofed, layered' his way to $1-mln flash crash gainReuters
USA TODAY -South China Morning Post (subscription) -New York Post
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Daily Beast

If Only a Pulitzer Paid His Salary: Rob Kuznias Journalism Rollercoaster
Daily Beast
Rob Kuznia won a Pulitzer Prize for his journalism. But he's no longer a journalist because he couldn't earn enough to support himself. Now what? “Oh shit!” Rob Kuznia shouted at his desk on Monday afternoon, startling his colleagues in the public relations ...
Pulitzer-winner quits journalism to pay the rentInquirer.net
Even Pulitzer-winning reporters give up the jobCBS News
The Pulitzer Prize Winner Who Walked Away From JournalismNewsweek
Haaretz -CNNMoney
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ECB Is Studying Curbs on Greek Bank Support
Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide
The European Central Bank is studying measures to rein in Emergency Liquidity Assistance to Greek banks, as resistance to further aiding the country's stricken lenders grows in the Governing Council, people with knowledge of the discussions said. ECB staff ...

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Elections

KOB.com

Despite objections and last-minute court actions, Navajo presidential election ...
KOB.com
SHIPROCK — Five months after a presidential election was supposed to happen, some voters on the Navajo Nation finally casted their ballots for president Tuesday. “It's our duty, something that we need to do as a nation to make sure we get people in that ...
Navajo presidential hopefuls make last efforts for votesBloomington Pantagraph
Solar Power Makes Electricity More Accessible On Navajo ReservationNPR

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Christian Science Monitor

Logjam breaks in Senate: signs of thaw in Congress? (+video)
Christian Science Monitor
Lawmakers announced a deal Tuesday on a human trafficking bill that has been stalled for weeks. The deal clears the way for a long-delayed vote on Loretta Lynch as US attorney general. By Francine Kiefer, Staff writer April 21, 2015. About video ads.
U.S. Senate reaches bipartisan sex trafficking legislation dealINFORUM
Senate breaks impasse, clearing way for vote on Loretta Lynch nominationLos Angeles Times
Obama attorney general nominee heads for vote after 5 monthsSacramento Bee

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Council on Foreign Relations

Some wonder whether Rubio will run for Senate
Tampabay.com
One by one they have taken a pass. Pam Bondi. Jeff Atwater. Will Weatherford. Tom Rooney. Related News/Archive. The Buzz: Political insiders think Marco Rubio might run for governor. 4 Months Ago. Marco Rubio, casting himself as a leader for a new ...
FlackCheck Video: Marco Rubio AnnouncementFactCheck.org
The U.S. Presidential Race: Marco Rubio's Surprising Interest In IndiaForbes
Joe Scarborough -- 'absolutely not' a 2018 Florida Senate candidate -- says ...Bradenton Herald
Sunshine State News
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Anniston Star

House lists crimes that forfeit voting rights
Times Daily
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — The Alabama House of Representatives on Tuesday listed which felony convictions will cause a person to lose voting rights, an issue that's been the subject of debate, disagreement and at least one lawsuit. The Alabama ...
Felon voting bill passes Alabama House; Democrats block two other elections ...Anniston Star
Alabama House approves list of felony crimes that forfeit voting rightsAL.com
House defines crimes that forfeit voting rightsSan Francisco Chronicle

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The Hill

Hillary aides huddle with Democrats
The Hill
Hillary Clinton's political team made an aggressive move Tuesday to court Senate Democrats, making a special trip to Capitol Hill to update lawmakers on the former secretary of State's 2016 presidential campaign. Walking into the Senate Democrats' weekly ...
Team Hillary and Senate Democrats Strategize 2016 Win for Hillary ClintonBreitbart News
Capitol Hill Buzz: Senate Democrats discuss 2016 racesWRAL.com
Clinton's campaign huddles with Senate DemocratsLexington Herald Leader

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