Politics

Sheriff Lucas won't seek re-election

9:52 p.m. April 23
First elected in 1990, he says his current term will be his last

Clark County Sheriff Garry Lucas announced tonight that he plans to retire at the end of his term.

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Freeholders tweak proposed charter

10:19 p.m. April 22
Board works out details; Dan Ogden takes late wife's seat

With the clock ticking on drafting a new county government, the people tasked with writing the charter are digging into the details.

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Abbas, rival Hamas give reconciliation another try

12:04 p.m. April 23

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip — Rivals Hamas and Fatah made a new attempt Wednesday to overcome the Palestinians’ political split, saying they would seek to form an interim unity government within five weeks, followed by general elections by December at the earliest.