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LAS VEGAS (AP) — Donald Trump will once again be standing at center stage when nine Republican presidential candidates debate tonight in Las Vegas. The debate will be the first for Republicans since the attacks in Paris and San Bernardino, California, that increased concerns about terrorism in the United States. Trump's response to the terror attacks was to call for a total ban on Muslims entering the U.S.

ELY, Nev. (AP) — A 30-year-old Carlin man convicted of illegally killing a trophy mule deer in Great Basin National Park has been sentenced to three years' probation. Tyler Cobb also must pay a $9,000 fine, forfeit his 7mm rifle and is banned from hunting, fishing or trapping for five years.

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Nevada's high school graduation rate remains among the worst in the nation, and ranks last in terms of graduating African Americans. The Education Department says Nevada's overall rate for the 2013-14 school year was 70 percent. Better than only New Mexico and the District of Columbia.

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Nevada's leading scorer and rebounder a year ago is quitting the Wolf Pack basketball team. AJ West told the Reno Gazette-Journal that he's leaving for undisclosed personal reasons and doesn't "want to be a distraction to the team." He says he intends to focus his energy on his personal matters and trying to obtain his college degree.

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