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LAS VEGAS (AP) — County officials have decided to let an animal shelter organization hold a raffle fundraiser to find homes for 27 puppies rescued in a Las Vegas pet shop arson case. The Clark County Commission today rejected an ownership claim by Prince and Princess pet shop co-owner Donald Thompson. Commissioners decided the puppies should go to Lied (LEED') Animal Shelter owner the Animal Foundation.

RENO, Nev. (AP) — A Lake Tahoe ski resort had to shut down an area near a chairlift while wildlife officers captured an injured bear cub. The 1-year-old bear found at Heavenly Mountain Resort near the exit of the Powderbowl Express chairlift. It was being treated for a puncture wound to its shoulder. A veterinarian thinks the animal may have fallen out of a tree.

CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — A new report gives a sobering snapshot on the health risk behaviors of Nevada high school students. The report compiled by surveys taken last year shows 32 percent of high school students experienced depression and nearly 20 percent contemplated suicide. Sixteen percent say they've carried a weapon in the month before the survey was taken, and about 20 percent were bullied.

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The longtime host and producer of the Vegas PBS show "Nevada Week in Review" says he's leaving to pursue other career opportunities. Mitch Fox has been with the station for 35 years and has hosted the weekly politics program for more than two decades. His last show will be Friday.

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