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Clinton due in Las Vegas for speech at energy summit

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LAS VEGAS (AP) -- Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton is the scheduled featured speaker at a renewable energy conference hosted for the seventh year by Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid at a Las Vegas Strip resort.

Clinton's speech during Thursday's annual National Clean Energy Summit will come two years after a similar engagement at the same event by her husband, former President Bill Clinton.

It will also mark a return by the former first lady and senator from New York to the Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino, scene of an April shoe-throwing incident that resulted in the arrest of a 36-year-old Phoenix woman on federal trespassing charges.

The annual conference is co-sponsored the Center for American Progress, the Clean Energy Project, MGM Resorts International and the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.

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