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By The Associated Press | Posted - Dec. 15, 2014 at 7:41 a.m.



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LAS VEGAS (AP) — Lawyers for Malaysian man and his son are due to ask a federal judge in Las Vegas today to throw out evidence in an international Internet gambling case. They cite FBI agents who posed as repair technicians to get into their clients' suites at Caesars Palace. Prosecutors deny the government used improper tactics to get probable cause to obtain a warrant and enter the high-roller suites.

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Sen. Harry Reid of Nevada says "right-wing wackos" are responsible for removing his name from an outdoor-recreation center at his alma mater in Utah. But Southern Utah University President Scott Wyatt says he decided to strike Reid's name due to confusion about the center's purpose because no one associated Reid with the outdoors.

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RENO, Nev. (AP) — The U.S. Senate has passed a bipartisan package of land bills to promote economic development in northern Nevada while protecting some unspoiled sites as wilderness areas. One of the measures allows the sale of about 10,000 acres of federal land to Yerington to support development of Nevada Copper's mine and other industrial projects while creating the 48,000-acre Wovoka Wilderness.

FALLON, Nev. (AP) — A Churchill County man shot and killed a mountain lion after it attacked some ducks on his property. Wildlife officials say the 4-year-old male was killed Thursday night southwest of Fallon. He told the Nevada Appeal a test showed it was not the same cougar that harassed some goats west of Fallon early this month.

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