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LAS VEGAS (AP) — Authorities say a Phoenix woman accused of throwing a shoe at Hillary Rodham Clinton during a Las Vegas speech has been freed after being given a misdemeanor disorderly conduct summons. Prosecutors say 36-year-old Alison Ernst was freed by Las Vegas police after being questioned by U.S. Secret Service agents. Clinton wasn't hit and joked about the incident.

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Militia members are coming to the defense of a Nevada rancher whose cattle are being removed from federal land by the U.S. Bureau of Land Management. BLM officials have dismantled a designated protest area. Elected officials from Nevada and Arizona are also protesting what they say is a heavy-handed response by federal agents.

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Reno police say they've arrested a nightclub guard accused of killing a man who posted negative Facebook comments about the lounge's security. Authorities arrested 24-year-old Stefen Johnson four months after the death of 23-year-old Victor Victoria-Acevedo. Police say he posted comments on Bubinga Lounge's Facebook page after people he knew had run-ins with security there.

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Jerry Tarkanian's son-in-law says the former UNLV basketball coach is improving, but remains hospitalized in Las Vegas. Zafi Diamant says the 83-year-old Tarkanian is awake and talking today. He was taken to the hospital yesterday after having trouble breathing. Doctors are seeking the cause of his ailments.

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