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Kincaide, Talton help Nevada slip past Weber State, 19-13

Sep. 14, 2019 11:07 PM EDT

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Jaxson Kincaide had 11 carries for 75 yards and a score, Brandon Talton made four field goals, and Nevada beat Weber State 19-13 on Saturday. Kincaide added five receptions for 53 yards, Toa Taua had 85 yards rushing on 16 carries and Carson Strong was 30-of-44 passing for 299 yards for...

Sanders accuses Biden of distorting 'Medicare for All' plan

Sep. 13, 2019 10:49 PM EDT

CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders accused former Vice President Joe Biden on Friday of distorting his proposal to provide single-payer, universal health care through "Medicare for All." Campaigning in the early caucus state of Nevada, the 78-year-old Vermont senator...

Hot air balloon crash near Las Vegas under investigation

Sep. 13, 2019 7:25 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — U.S. authorities are investigating a hot air balloon crash in Nevada that injured at least seven people Thursday when its basket tipped over after hitting the ground, authorities said Friday. Federal Aviation Administration spokesman Ian Gregor said the agency and the National...

Veterans with PTSD, anxiety turn to beekeeping for relief

Sep. 11, 2019 3:34 AM EDT

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — Gently lifting a wooden frame containing dozens of Italian honeybees, Vince Ylitalo seemed transfixed as he and several other veterans inspected the buzzing insects. "This is really cool," he said, pointing to a bee with blobs of orange pollen on its hind legs. Ylitalo, who has...

Nevada rallies late to stun Purdue 34-31

Aug. 31, 2019 3:34 AM EDT

RENO, Nev. (AP) — When Nevada quarterback Carson Strong and kicker Brandon Talton attended high school in Vacaville, California, neither paid too close attention to each other. They were a year apart and both attended rival high schools. But last year, when they met up in Vacaville at a football game,...

Nevada rallies late to stun Purdue 34-31

Aug. 31, 2019 2:53 AM EDT

RENO, Nev. (AP) — After trailing 24-7 at halftime, Carson Strong, the first freshman quarterback to start a season opener for Nevada since 1998, led the Wolf Pack to a 34-31 victory Friday against Purdue for the second win against a Big Ten team in program history. Nevada capped the comeback on a 56-yard...

Nevada rallies late to stun Purdue 34-31

Aug. 31, 2019 1:55 AM EDT

RENO, Nev. (AP) — After trailing 24-7 at halftime, Carson Strong, the first freshman quarterback to start a season opener for Nevada since 1998, led the Wolf Pack to a 34-31 victory Friday against Purdue for the second win against a Big Ten team in program history. Nevada capped the comeback on a 56-yard...

Moore leads Purdue against Nevada to open season

Aug. 29, 2019 12:23 PM EDT

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Purdue receiver Rondale Moore and Nevada running back Toa Taua each made a big mark on his respective team as a freshman. Now it's time to see what they'll do for an encore, beginning Friday night when Nevada hosts Purdue in the season opener for both teams. Moore became the first true...

Woman cleared of murder after 35 years in prison gets $3M

Aug. 28, 2019 5:03 PM EDT

RENO, Nev. (AP) — A woman who spent 35 years in prison for a Nevada murder she didn't commit before she was exonerated by DNA evidence on a crime-scene cigarette butt will get $3 million in a partial settlement of a federal civil rights lawsuit, her lawyer said Wednesday. Cathy Woods, 68, will continue to...

Books not bets: Nevada casino hotel to serve as college dorm

Aug. 24, 2019 11:16 AM EDT

RENO, Nev. (AP) — University of Nevada, Reno officials knew it was a bit of a gamble when they agreed to lease a downtown casino hotel tower for a year and turn it into a college dormitory. They expected some criticism but had less than six weeks to find rooms for 1,300 students after a July 5 gas...