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OGDEN, Utah — The mother of a woman who died of blunt force injuries a day after she was booked into jail is suing the county. Cynthia Farnham-Stella of Reno, Nevada, tells the Standard-Examiner she hopes the case will usher in change in Utah, which has the country's highest rate of jail deaths. UPCOMING: 300 words. Pursuing AP photos.



HENDERSON, Nev. — The Oakland Raiders are one step closer to securing the land for their new headquarters and practice facility at a steep discount. Officials in suburban Henderson on Tuesday approved a resolution that allows the city to move forward with a direct sale of 55 acres for more than $6 million. SENT: 460 words.


LAS VEGAS — A Nevada woman who was twice convicted of a 2001 murder and sexual mutilation that she insisted happened when she was more than 150 miles away has been ordered freed from a Las Vegas jail. By Ken Ritter. SENT: 575 words, AP Photo.



WASHINGTON — Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Wednesday named 17 interim U.S. attorneys to temporarily take the place of some of the dozens of Obama administration holdovers he ordered to resign last year. By Sadie Gurman. SENT: 425 words.

With: FEDERAL PROSECUTORS APPOINTMENTS-NEVADA — An assistant U.S. attorney in Texas has been named temporarily as the top federal prosecutor in Nevada.



JEFFERSON CITY, Mo.— Voters in two-thirds of the states will be electing governors to new four-year terms this year and could indirectly be shaping the future of Congress for the decade to come. Many governors elected this year will have the power to approve or reject new congressional maps when redistricting occurs after the 2020 Census. By David A. Lieb. SENT: 1,140 words, photos.


PHILLIPS STATION, Calif. — It's been almost a year since Los Angeles residents felt any real rain, and precious little snow is in the Sierras, but water managers say it's too early for fears that California is sliding back into drought as abruptly as the state fell out of it. SENT: 430 words.


— BUMP STOCK BAN-RHODE ISLAND — A state senator has introduced a bill to ban devices in Rhode Island that can make a semi-automatic rifle mimic the firing action of a fully automatic weapon.



ALAMEDA, Calif. — Jon Gruden says he had a good talk with Oakland Raiders owner Mark Davis about returning to the organization for a second stint as coach and believes there is a "good chance" it will happen. Gruden gave an interview to ESPN Radio to discuss his pursuit of the Raiders job that opened when Jack Del Rio was fired after a disappointing six-win season. By Josh Dubow. SENT: 550 words, AP Photo.

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LAS VEGAS — Night after night, the Vegas Golden Knights keep proving it's no fluke they're the top team in the West. Just ask last year's conference champions. By W.G. Ramirez. SENT: 680 words, AP Photos.


SALT LAKE CITY — Utah seemed on shaky ground after an 8-3 start that failed to feature a significant win and saw tough losses against UNLV, Butler and BYU. The Utes, however, swept their Pac-12 opening road series against Oregon and Oregon State. Utah played its best ball over the weekend behind transfer Justin Bibbins and will find out if it was a fluke this week against No. 14 Arizona and No. 4 Arizona State. By Kareem Copeland. SENT: 725 words, AP Photos.


— MAN SWEPT AWAY — Oregon State Police say a 21-year-old Sparks man is missing after being swept out to sea by a wave.

— RANCHING STANDOFF-BUNDY RANCH VISIT — A judge is taking action against two men who took part in the occupation of an Oregon wildlife refuge after Facebook photos showed they violated their release conditions by visiting the Bundy ranch in Nevada without permission.

— VIOLENT CRIME-SESSIONS — The Department of Justice says Nevada is getting additional prosecutors to work on reducing violent crime.

— LAS VEGAS SHOOTING-FUNDRAISING — Victims of the Las Vegas mass shooting can now apply for financial help if they meet criteria set by an oversight committee.

— LAS VEGAS SHUTTLE — City officials say nearly 4,000 people each month traveled on the free shuttle bus serving downtown Las Vegas.

— VEGAS STRIP BOLLARDS-DISPUTE — Approval for additional steel posts along the Las Vegas Strip is on hold as southern Nevada commissioners investigate a pay dispute.


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