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By The Associated Press | Posted - Mar. 7, 2014 at 9:31 a.m.



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OVERTON, Nev. (AP) — Authorities say a Las Vegas woman has been killed while trying to get back into a rolling SUV in Valley of Fire State Park. Rescuers called to the park yesterday pronounced the 72-year-old woman dead at the scene. Investigators say the left side of the vehicle hit a large rock formation and she was pinned between that and the SUV. Her name has not yet been released.

CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — A 28-year-old man has been convicted of first-degree murder in the 2013 death of a woman in an apparent Carson City road rage incident. The jury yesterday found Carson City resident Leonardo Cardoza guilty in the death of 19-year-old Desiree Bragg. Cardoza was also charged with attempted murder against Bragg's fiance.

CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — The Silver State Health Insurance Exchange board has endorsed Deloitte Consulting as another contractor to evaluate the state's problem-plagued online health insurance exchange. A proposed contract authorizing up to $1.5 million requires approval by the state Board of Examiners. Xerox was awarded a $75 million contract to develop Nevada's online portal and call center. But the operation has been riddled with problems.

LAS VEGAS (AP) — IBF light middleweight champion Carlos Molina has been jailed in Las Vegas two days before a scheduled fight. Molina is jailed on a federal immigration hold and a warrant accusing him of failing to register as a sex offender seven years ago in Wisconsin. Molina is scheduled to fight Jermall Charlo tomorrow.

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