Brian Sandoval http://www.deseretnews.com/home/ Brian Sandoval en-us Copyright 2014, Deseret News Publishing Company Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:00:01 MDT Wed, 17 Sep 2014 14:23:14 MDT Newspapers http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss Governors group skirts 'radioactive' Common Core http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765656628/Governors-group-skirts-radioactive-Common-Core.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765656628/Governors-group-skirts-radioactive-Common-Core.html Facing opposition from staunch conservatives, the Common Core education standards designed to improve schools and student... Sun, 13 Jul 2014 13:17:16 MDT Bear conflict campaign kicks off with Nevada bear run-ins http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765656197/Bear-conflict-campaign-kicks-off-with-Nevada-bear-run-ins.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765656197/Bear-conflict-campaign-kicks-off-with-Nevada-bear-run-ins.html For better or worse, Mother Nature helped Nevada wildlife officials kick off a monthlong "bear awareness" campaign this week... Fri, 04 Jul 2014 12:11:26 MDT News Guide: Primary elections Tuesday in 6 states http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765654783/News-Guide-Primary-elections-Tuesday-in-6-states.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765654783/News-Guide-Primary-elections-Tuesday-in-6-states.html Voters head to the polls Tuesday in primary elections in five states, plus a runoff in Arkansas. Here are some highlights. Tue, 10 Jun 2014 13:40:37 MDT 2 officers, bystander killed in Las Vegas ambush http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765654687/2-officers-bystander-killed-in-Las-Vegas-ambush.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765654687/2-officers-bystander-killed-in-Las-Vegas-ambush.html Two police officers were having lunch at a strip mall pizza buffet when a man and a woman fatally shot them in a point-blank... Mon, 09 Jun 2014 00:00:00 MDT 2 officers, 3 others dead in Las Vegas shooting http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765654665/2-officers-3-others-dead-in-Las-Vegas-shooting.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765654665/2-officers-3-others-dead-in-Las-Vegas-shooting.html A man and a woman ambushed two police officers eating lunch at a Las Vegas restaurant, fatally shooting them at point-blank... Sun, 08 Jun 2014 21:58:58 MDT Teacher killed in Nevada school shooting honored http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765641081/Teacher-killed-in-Nevada-school-shooting-honored.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765641081/Teacher-killed-in-Nevada-school-shooting-honored.html A Nevada math teacher killed by a 12-year-old student in a school-yard shooting that also wounded two students was remembered... Sun, 03 Nov 2013 21:19:39 MST 2 dead, 2 boys hurt in Nevada school shooting http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765640401/2-dead-2-boys-hurt-in-Nevada-school-shooting.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765640401/2-dead-2-boys-hurt-in-Nevada-school-shooting.html A shooting at a middle school in northern Nevada has left two people dead and two boys in critical condition, rattling... Mon, 21 Oct 2013 11:46:27 MDT Grand Canyon opens in state, fed nat'l parks deal http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765639804/Grand-Canyon-opens-in-state-fed-natl-parks-deal.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765639804/Grand-Canyon-opens-in-state-fed-natl-parks-deal.html Tourists returned to the Grand Canyon on Saturday after Arizona officials along with several counterparts agreed to a federal... Sat, 12 Oct 2013 15:16:10 MDT GOP governors endure early trials, gird for 2014 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765631228/GOP-governors-endure-early-trials-gird-for-2014.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765631228/GOP-governors-endure-early-trials-gird-for-2014.html Mon, 03 Jun 2013 08:10:34 MDT Nevada training accident kills 7 North Carolina unit Marines http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765624961/Nevada-training-accident-kills-7-North-Carolina-unit-Marines.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765624961/Nevada-training-accident-kills-7-North-Carolina-unit-Marines.html Seven Marines from a North Carolina unit were killed and several injured in a training accident at a military depot in... Tue, 19 Mar 2013 08:59:25 MDT Automatic budget cuts find few fans among governors, lawmakers, administration officials http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765623308/Automatic-budget-cuts-find-few-fans-among-governors-lawmakers-administration-officials.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765623308/Automatic-budget-cuts-find-few-fans-among-governors-lawmakers-administration-officials.html Governors from both parties are warning of the damaging economic impact if the White House and Congress fail to reach a deal... Sun, 24 Feb 2013 15:14:17 MST Republicans ramp up minority outreach http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765621957/Republicans-ramp-up-minority-outreach.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765621957/Republicans-ramp-up-minority-outreach.html Republicans are ramping up their recruitment of minority candidates in an effort to combat the demographic trends that helped... Wed, 06 Feb 2013 12:24:17 MST N.M., Nevada governors head GOP Hispanic bid http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765621931/NM-Nevada-governors-head-GOP-Hispanic-bid.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765621931/NM-Nevada-governors-head-GOP-Hispanic-bid.html Republican leaders are launching an effort led by Hispanic governors in New Mexico and Nevada in an attempt to make up ground... Tue, 05 Feb 2013 23:38:07 MST Bill would OK Internet gambling across state lines http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765621712/Bill-would-OK-Internet-gambling-across-state-lines.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765621712/Bill-would-OK-Internet-gambling-across-state-lines.html The nation's gambling capital is taking steps to make sure it is not dealt out of the lucrative online poker market as more... Sun, 03 Feb 2013 17:28:24 MST In campaign, a battle over owning America's story http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765602648/In-campaign-a-battle-over-owning-Americas-story.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765602648/In-campaign-a-battle-over-owning-Americas-story.html Over and over, they spun different versions of the same notion. We are telling America's story, they said. We are redefining,... Sat, 08 Sep 2012 12:06:10 MDT GOP platform urges ban on online gambling http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765601236/GOP-platform-urges-ban-on-online-gambling.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765601236/GOP-platform-urges-ban-on-online-gambling.html A new Republican party platform adopted at last week's GOP national convention in Florida opposes online gambling, putting it... Sun, 02 Sep 2012 13:23:46 MDT Mia Love targeted amid racially charged incidents at GOP convention http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865561445/Mia-Love-targeted-amid-racially-charged-incidents-at-GOP-convention.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865561445/Mia-Love-targeted-amid-racially-charged-incidents-at-GOP-convention.html Race was injected into the national political scene during the opening days of the Republican National Convention. Wed, 29 Aug 2012 15:37:41 MDT Quotable: Glimpses into the Republican vision for America http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765600036/Quotable-Glimpses-into-the-Republican-vision-for-America.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765600036/Quotable-Glimpses-into-the-Republican-vision-for-America.html The Republicans say Barack Obama's presidency has failed and the voters should send him home to Chicago. They want Mitt... Tue, 28 Aug 2012 20:02:14 MDT Revised schedule for the Republican National Convention (EDT) http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765599628/Revised-schedule-for-the-Republican-National-Convention-EDT.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765599628/Revised-schedule-for-the-Republican-National-Convention-EDT.html Mon, 27 Aug 2012 10:29:08 MDT Navy veteran from Nev. among Colo shooting victims http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765591322/Navy-veteran-from-Nev-among-Colo-shooting-victims.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765591322/Navy-veteran-from-Nev-among-Colo-shooting-victims.html Jonathan Blunk had high hopes for the future. The 2004 graduate of Reno's Hug High School wanted to become a Navy SEAL. Sat, 21 Jul 2012 19:55:08 MDT After Mitt Romney's Texas win: 'Amercia,' Ann and the White House battle begins http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765579568/After-Mitt-Romneys-Texas-win-Amercia-Ann-and-the-White-House-battle-begins.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765579568/After-Mitt-Romneys-Texas-win-Amercia-Ann-and-the-White-House-battle-begins.html With the 2012 GOP presidential nomination officially in his hands following a Tuesday win in Texas, Mitt Romney's campaign is... Wed, 30 May 2012 15:12:52 MDT Self-driving cars set for test drive in Nevada http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765574313/Self-driving-cars-set-for-test-drive-in-Nevada.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765574313/Self-driving-cars-set-for-test-drive-in-Nevada.html Nevada drivers could soon be sharing the road with vehicles that don't need them. Mon, 07 May 2012 21:05:27 MDT High court's stance could spur immigration laws http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765572165/High-courts-stance-could-spur-immigration-laws.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765572165/High-courts-stance-could-spur-immigration-laws.html Emboldened by signals that the U.S. Supreme Court may uphold parts of Arizona's immigration law, legislators and activists... Sat, 28 Apr 2012 15:44:51 MDT Herbert hosts Idaho, Wyoming governors as protestors rally outside http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865554852/Herbert-hosts-Idaho-Wyoming-governors-as-protestors-rally-outside.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865554852/Herbert-hosts-Idaho-Wyoming-governors-as-protestors-rally-outside.html Two of the region's five governors joined Gov. Gary Herbert Friday for the first "Rocky Mountain Roundtable" meeting to talk... Fri, 27 Apr 2012 17:35:13 MDT Herbert huddling with neighboring governors on public land issues http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865554742/Herbert-huddling-with-neighboring-governors-on-public-land-issues.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865554742/Herbert-huddling-with-neighboring-governors-on-public-land-issues.html Thu, 26 Apr 2012 14:48:01 MDT Nevada's March jobless rate down to 12 percent http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765570195/Nevadas-March-jobless-rate-down-to-12-percent.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765570195/Nevadas-March-jobless-rate-down-to-12-percent.html Nevada's unemployment rate fell to 12 percent in March from 12.3 percent in February, the state employment agency said... Fri, 20 Apr 2012 12:40:40 MDT Obama defends typically GOP states in race to 270 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765568988/Obama-defends-typically-GOP-states-in-race-to-270.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765568988/Obama-defends-typically-GOP-states-in-race-to-270.html nt Barack Obama begins his re-election campaign defending traditionally Republican territory that he carried when he won the... Mon, 16 Apr 2012 02:11:20 MDT Obama defends typically GOP states in race to 270 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765568616/Obama-defends-typically-GOP-states-in-race-to-270.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765568616/Obama-defends-typically-GOP-states-in-race-to-270.html nt Barack Obama begins his re-election campaign defending traditionally Republican territory that he carried when he won the... Sat, 14 Apr 2012 06:25:48 MDT George F. Will: Romney's running mate should be a heavy hitter http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765566607/Romneys-running-mate-should-be-a-heavy-hitter.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765566607/Romneys-running-mate-should-be-a-heavy-hitter.html Barack Obama's intellectual sociopathy — his often breezy and sometimes loutish indifference to truth — should no... Sun, 08 Apr 2012 00:00:00 MDT Obama, GOP vie for upper hand on energy http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765561777/Obama-GOP-vie-for-upper-hand-on-energy.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765561777/Obama-GOP-vie-for-upper-hand-on-energy.html Wooing a nation of increasingly angry motorists, President Barack Obama and his Republican rivals are all plunging into... Wed, 21 Mar 2012 15:25:37 MDT Obama, GOP vie for upper hand on energy http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765561713/Obama-GOP-vie-for-upper-hand-on-energy.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765561713/Obama-GOP-vie-for-upper-hand-on-energy.html Wooing a nation of increasingly angry motorists, President Barack Obama and his Republican rivals are all plunging into... Wed, 21 Mar 2012 13:18:39 MDT Obama, GOP vie for upper hand on energy http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765561698/Obama-GOP-vie-for-upper-hand-on-energy.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765561698/Obama-GOP-vie-for-upper-hand-on-energy.html Wooing a nation of increasingly angry motorists, President Barack Obama and his Republican rivals are all plunging into... Wed, 21 Mar 2012 12:00:39 MDT Nevada approves regulations for self-driving cars http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765551419/Nevada-approves-regulations-for-self-driving-cars.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765551419/Nevada-approves-regulations-for-self-driving-cars.html Nevada is envisioning a day when taxicabs might shuttle fares without a driver, or people with medical conditions that make... Thu, 16 Feb 2012 14:50:30 MST Gingrich says he's staying in GOP race http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700222308/Gingrich-says-hes-staying-in-GOP-race.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700222308/Gingrich-says-hes-staying-in-GOP-race.html Defeated in the Nevada caucuses, Newt Gingrich brushed aside all talk of quitting the Republican presidential race and said... Sun, 05 Feb 2012 02:25:40 MST Gingrich says he's staying in GOP race http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700222226/Gingrich-says-hes-staying-in-GOP-race.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700222226/Gingrich-says-hes-staying-in-GOP-race.html Defeated in the Nevada caucuses, Newt Gingrich brushed aside all talk of quitting the Republican presidential race and said... Sat, 04 Feb 2012 22:35:39 MST In Nevada, Gingrich fumbles but moves forward http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700222146/In-Nevada-Gingrich-fumbles-but-moves-forward.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700222146/In-Nevada-Gingrich-fumbles-but-moves-forward.html Newt Gingrich is struggling to regain his footing following a campaign in Nevada beset by glitches as the race for the... Sat, 04 Feb 2012 17:26:07 MST Romney eyes win in quiet Nevada caucuses http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700222113/Romney-eyes-win-in-quiet-Nevada-caucuses.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700222113/Romney-eyes-win-in-quiet-Nevada-caucuses.html Republican presidential front runner Mitt Romney reached for his second straight victory Saturday in quiet Nevada caucuses, a... Sat, 04 Feb 2012 14:30:49 MST Romney opponents struggle for traction ahead of Saturday Nevada caucuses http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705398670/Romney-opponents-struggle-for-traction-ahead-of-Saturday-Nevada-caucuses.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705398670/Romney-opponents-struggle-for-traction-ahead-of-Saturday-Nevada-caucuses.html None of Romney's three opponents expects to defeat him in Nevada Saturday, but second place is a title worth fighting for,... Fri, 03 Feb 2012 11:01:00 MST Sandoval staying out of GOP endorsement game http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700221654/Sandoval-staying-out-of-GOP-endorsement-game.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700221654/Sandoval-staying-out-of-GOP-endorsement-game.html Don't mistake Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval's invitations to the Republican presidential contenders as anything more than a... Fri, 03 Feb 2012 02:00:25 MST Gingrich looks for a bright side in Fla. defeat http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700221193/Gingrich-looks-for-a-bright-side-in-Fla-defeat.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700221193/Gingrich-looks-for-a-bright-side-in-Fla-defeat.html Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich on Wednesday sought to put a positive spin on his defeat in Florida's primary... Wed, 01 Feb 2012 18:25:33 MST Crews contain fatal Reno fire that destroyed 29 homes and killed a 93-year-old woman http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700217782/Crews-contain-fatal-Reno-fire-that-destroyed-29-homes-and-killed-a-93-year-old-woman.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700217782/Crews-contain-fatal-Reno-fire-that-destroyed-29-homes-and-killed-a-93-year-old-woman.html As rain helped crews surround a brush fire that destroyed 29 homes and forced thousands to flee, the family of the blaze's... Sat, 21 Jan 2012 21:13:29 MST 10,000 evacuated as brush fire burns toward Reno http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700217136/10000-evacuated-as-brush-fire-burns-toward-Reno.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700217136/10000-evacuated-as-brush-fire-burns-toward-Reno.html Wind gusts of up to 82 mph pushed a fast-moving brush fire south of Reno out of control Thursday as it burned several homes,... Thu, 19 Jan 2012 20:31:08 MST