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CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — First-term Republican Gov. Brian Sandoval filed for a second term yesterday, saying he wants to continue working to diversify the state's economy and improve education and the state's mental health system. He noted that when he took office in 2011, Nevada was in the throes of recession and unemployment hit 14 percent. The jobless rate has since retreated to 8.8 percent.

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A raffle has been called off for 27 puppies rescued from a Las Vegas business that authorities say a woman and a man tried to torch. It leaves ownership of the dogs with Prince and Princess pet store managing owner Donald Thompson. Thompson's attorney alleges that Clark County Commissioners ignored Thompson's ownership claim and conspired with the nonprofit Animal Foundation to sell the puppies to raise funds.

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Reno police are investigating the death of a man yesterday at a park along the Truckee River just north of Renown Regional Medical Center. Reno police Sgt. Ken Harmon tells the Reno Gazette-Journal there are no signs of serious trauma or reasons to believe the death was suspicious.

LAS VEGAS (AP) — U.S. immigration officials say IBF light middleweight champion Carlos Molina faces deportation after his arrest in Las Vegas ahead of a scheduled weekend fight. Immigration and Customs Enforcement official Lori Haley says the 30-year-old Molina was previously deported in 2006. Molina was arrested Tuesday on a felony warrant issued in Wisconsin in January 2007 accusing him of failing to register as a sex offender.

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