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LAS VEGAS (AP) — Police are investigating whether a 15-year-old who spoke with Reno police was a previous victim of a North Las Vegas man accused of kidnapping and raping a 14-year-old Arizona girl. In North Las Vegas, police say detectives are looking at similarities between that girl's account and the one that led to the 26-year-old Jimmy Kim's arrest last Friday. Police didn't say how the girl got away.

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nevada congressional candidate Michele Fiore says her comments about shooting people in the head apply to terrorists and not Syrian refugees. The Republican state assemblywoman clarified statements she made on her radio talk show, "Walk the Talk." Fiore says she will run for a seat in Congress.

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is considering a bitter tax dispute between a Nevada inventor and California officials that raises broader questions about whether a state agency can be hauled into another state's courts against its will. Gilbert Hyatt is a former California resident who claims he moved to Las Vegas in 1991, just before collecting $40 million in patent fees for a computer microprocessor chip. California officials allege the move came later and claim he owes millions in back taxes.

BOULDER CITY, Nev. (AP) — The mayor is defending Boulder City's initial decision to drop the case against the former animal control supervisor accused of improperly euthanizing more than 100 animals, saying she was licensed to kill. Mary Jo Frazier had the authority to put down animals without veterinarian oversight through the Nevada State Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners and the state's Board of Pharmacy.

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