AP-NV--Nevada News Digest, NV
Good afternoon. Here’s a look at how AP’s general news coverage is shaping up in Nevada.
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LAS VEGAS — A delegation of state and local officials toured San Francisco marijuana-consumption lounges this week to learn out Nevada might allow the establishments to operate, the Las Vegas Sun reports. UPCOMING: 450 words.
BOSTON — New policies in Massachusetts, Nevada and a handful of other states mean same-sex partners can quickly and easily secure their parental rights with a simple form at the hospital rather than having to spend thousands of dollars in court to get an adoption. Three years after the landmark U.S. Supreme Court case that gave same-sex couples the right to marry nationwide, lawyers say a patchwork of outdated state laws governing who can be a legal parent presents obstacles for many LGBTQ couples. By Alanna Durkin Richer. SENT: 880 words, photos.
CALIFORNIA WILDFIRES-THE WORST
PARADISE, Calif. — Northern California’s Camp Fire is quickly moving up the statistical ladder to become the worst wildfire in the history of a state whose topography and climate have long made it a receptacle for devastating blazes. By John Rogers. UPCOMING: 130 words, then longer version.
PHOENIX — A Scottsdale’s man who didn’t get the winnings he expected from playing a slot machine at an Arizona tribal casino provided him with a learning experience that tribes, not the state, regulate tribal casinos in the state. UPCOMING: 130 words, then longer version.
—MAN IMPERSONATES OFFICER: Police in Las Vegas say they are looking for a man who impersonated a police officer near the Las Vegas Strip.
—CARBON MONOXIDE-LAS VEGAS: Las Vegas authorities say eight people were overcome by carbon monoxide and taken to a hospital Friday after a barbeque was used inside an apartment for heat.
LAS VEGAS — The Golden Knights host the Calgary Flames on Friday night. UPCOMING: 700 words, photos. Game starts at 6 p.m. EST.
LAS VEGAS — Southern Utah plays UNLV at Thomas & Mack Center.
BKC--LAS VEGAS INVITATIONAL
LAS VEGAS — Kerwin Roach II had a career-high 32 points with seven assists and six steals to lead Texas over No. 7 North Carolina 92-89 in the third round of the Las Vegas Invitational. Texas (5-0) plays in the championship game Friday against No. 11 Michigan State. North Carolina gets No. 17 UCLA in the consolation game. SENT: 1,060 words, photos. UPCOMING: Updates with Friday game results.
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